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박명섭, 문형구 교수 정년퇴임식 열려
Professor Park Myung Sub and Professor Moon Hyoung Koo's Retirement Ceremony Held The retirement ceremony for professors who have worked at Korea University Business School for a long time was held at 6 p.m. on August 28 at Ahn Young-il Hall of LG-POSCO Building. The retirement ceremony was prepared by KUBS to celebrate the honorable retirement of Professor Park Myung Sub and Professor Moon Hyoung Koo, who has been with KUBS with their long-lasting love and passion. The event was attended by several fellow professors and staff, including Park Myung Sub and Moon Hyoung Koo, who are to retire from the school.   The first order was to introduce the two professors who are to retire. Professor Park Myung Sub's introduction was led by Professor Shin Ho-jeong of the LSOM sector, and Professor Moon Hyoung Koo's introduction was led by Professor Kim Young Kyu of Management sector. Professor Park Myung-sub majored in trade at Korea University, earned a Master's degree in Economics from Virginia State University in the U.S. and a doctorate in Business Administration from the University of Texas. Since then, Park first taught at Kansas State University in the U.S. in 1987, and has been a professor at KUBS since 1990. Professor Moon Hyoung Koo majored in English at Seoul National University, earned a Master's degree in Business Administration from Yonsei University and a doctorate in organizational behavior from Minnesota University in the U.S.. Moon has taught in KUBS since 1993.   "I had been taught by Professor Park Myung Sub in my undergraduate years, so I feel much more emotional," said Professor Shin. Professor Kim Young-gyu said, "Professor Moon Hyoung-koo is like a mother of our major," and added, "He has a warm and healthy smile, and he has always given love to not only us professor but also the students as well."   Then there was the order in which a thank-you prize was delivered. Kim Jae Wook, Dean of KUBS, delivered a plaque of appreciation to the two professors, which is by Korea University and the professors of KUBS. Kim Jae Wook expressed regret by letting the two professors leave. "As juniors of them, I am very grateful for them," said Kim Jae Wook during his retirement ceremony. He added, "Professor Park is the one who led the LSOM field at Korea University Business School, and Professor Moon Hyoung-koo has a deep affection for the school as he has so far led the cheering squad." Lastly he said, "I feel emotional being here; I hope the two professors don't forget about our school and continue to pay attention to our school."   The ensuing retirement speech showed the professors' love for and pride in school. After their retirement speech, a cake cutting ceremony and a toast ceremony followed. The professors and guests celebrated their retirement by sharing their memories with professors Park Myung Sub and Moon Hyoung Koo.  
Sep 04, 2019
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Inbound and Outbound Orientation for Exchange Students in Fall, 2019
Inbound and Outbound Orientation for Exchange Students in Fall, 2019     Inbound and outbound exchange student orientation for the fall semester of 2019 was held at Ahn Young Il Hall and Cuckoo Hall of LG-POSCO Building on August 29(Thu). The event was attended by 115 exchange students from 56 schools in 20 countries, including China, Australia, the U.S. and Spain, 50 preliminary applicants for the KUBS SEP exchange program to be  dispatched in the spring semester of 2020, and KUBS Buddy. The orientation began with students at KUBS having time to interact with students from the exchange schools to be dispatched in the spring semester of next year. While KUBS students received practical information about the dispatched schools, foreign inbound exchange students received practical information about Korea University, followed by pleasant and informative conversations.   As for the outbound orientation, information session was held regarding the preparation procedure before dispatch, such as submission of additional documents, application for classes, visa issuance, and the grading of exchange students. "We welcome you to Korea's top business school, Korea University Business School," Professor Martin Hemmert said in a welcoming speech at the inbound orientation. He went on saying, "You will experience practical lectures here with a high level of students in an optimal environment, not a traditional and boring class." After the welcoming speech, foreign exchange students had time to promote friendship with the help from KUBS Buddy. KUBS Buddy is an organization under the KUBS International Office, and is conducting promotional activities to inform foreigners of Korea University Business School.  
Aug 30, 2019
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Global MBA & Global MIM, Welcome to KUBS!
Global MBA & Global MIM, Welcome to KUBS!   The 2019 Global MBA, Global MIM (G-MBA, G-MIM hereafter) Welcome Ceremony and Orientation were held at SUPEX HALL, LG-POSCO Building on August 23. About 60 freshmen and faculty members including Dean Kim Jae Wook, Professor Shin Hojung and Professor Kim Kwanghyun attended the event. The orientation was held for two days and one night, including both the On-campus Orientation and the Off-campus Orientation held at COEX Intercontinental Hotel in Seoul.   First, the event began with Dean Kim's welcoming speech for freshmen. "KUBS has a very deep history of establishing an MBA program for the first time in Korea," said Dean Kim. "I hope your experiences are not limited to those within school." He also welcomed the freshmen, saying, "I wish you all a good luck because you will be able to become global leaders." The subsequent On-campus orientation sessions for G-MBA and G-MIM were held at Hyundai Motor Hall, Room 403 and 412 respectively. The G-MBA orientation was conducted by Professor Shin hojung, while G-MIM orientation was conducted by Professor Kim Kwanghyun. Each orientation was conducted by its principal professor, who guided the introduction of courses, schedule of academic affairs, gradings and graduation requirements.     Students later headed to the COEX Intercontinental Hotel in Seoul for a two-day off-Campus orientation. While on the move, freshmen experienced Korean culture by conducting group missions such as visiting representative locations in Seoul and purchasing souvenirs. After dinner together, students held a makgeolli drinking ceremony (sabalsik), a culture of Korea University, to build friendship and strengthen their sense of belonging. Then on 24th, a small souvenir was given to a group that presented the previous day's group mission. Wrapping up the two-day orientation, G-MIM Professor Kim Kwanghyun said, "It was spectacular to see you with different cultures and languages cheering together under the name of Korea University. I hope you all rely on each other and do your best to complete the course successfully." For more information on G-MBA and G-MIM courses, visit the Korea University Business School website at https://biz.korea.ac.kr, or contact us at 02-3290-5365.  
Aug 27, 2019
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Pre-MBA Career Day for Global MBA Freshmen
Pre-MBA Career Day for Global MBA Freshme     "Pre-MBA Career Day," hosted by the Career Development Center of Korea University Business School, (Dean: Kim Jae-wook) was held on August 22 at Hyundai Motor Hall Room 403. The Pre-MBA Career Day, one of the most essential sessions of the 2019 Global MBA freshman Career Acceleration Program, is designed to help freshmen manage their careers and get job support.   First of all, the event began with the introduction of the Career Development Center and career development programs by Woo Jin-hwa, an employee of the Career Development Center. In the lecture that followed, Research Direct International (RDI) Worldwide CEO Gordon Dudley gave a speech on the topic of "Strategic approaches to the career." "I was also a Global MBA student like you 10 years ago," he said. "I worked at a Korean securities firm, though I’m from the U.K, and established an investment firm called RDI Worldwide after the G-MBA program."     He then asked students why they were attending the MBA program and students responded with answers. "It's very important to have a clear reason for a particular decision," Gordon Dudley said. "It's because it's the driving force and the sustainability of our efforts to achieve that goal." The process of building a career is not a sprint; it's a marathon," he said. "That is, studying for two years with an MBA may not bring the reward you want. “In that perspective,” he stressed, “a strategic approach to the career is essential, as it can save time and energy.”   Afterwards, the special lecture has been conducted in a free atmosphere, with identifying the motivation that drives G-MBA students to move by writing a psychological checklist, accordingly setting their own target careers, sharing and exchanging feedback "It was a very busy and difficult time while I was in the MBA program, but it was a very important time," Gordon Dudley said. "I hope you can experience a lot in here because it's the best asset.  
Aug 23, 2019
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Homecoming Day for KUBS Graduates, Class of 1994
Homecoming Day for KUBS Graduates, Class of 1994   The homecoming day for KUBS Graduates, Class of 1994, was held at 7:30 pm on August 20 at LG-POSCO Building. The homecoming day was a special event organized by Dean Jae Wook Kim to encourage alumni members preparing the KUBS Alumni Night event. Attending the event were Dean Jae Wook Kim, Professor Joong Hyuk Kim, Professor Baeho Kim, Secretary-General Sung-ho Oh, and KUBS graduates including Chang-kyu Choi, Gil-sang Choi with 20 other classmates.   "The reason I brought you today is that I wish you have a good time with your alumni, not only to talk about the event, but also to renew each other's friendship," Kim said in a welcoming speech. “KUBS is the first of its kind in the country to hold an alumni night for nearly 40 years, and through this event, graduates are delivering an average of 100 million won worth of scholarships for KUBS students, said Sung-ho Oh, Secretary-General of KUBS. "It's all thanks to the support of our KUBS alumni, and I hope this evening will be a successful one as well."   The Class of 1994 also responded. First of all, Jae-hak Jeong expressed his feeling to visit his alma mater. "Thank you for inviting me to this special occasion," said Jeong. "I will ask for advice from my seniors in the Class of 1993 and work with them to prepare for this year's alumni night." "After graduation, I started to feel the importance of my alma mater, which I didn't know when I was in school," said Sang-mi Lee, Class of 1994. "I hope everyone has a good time today." After the introduction, the participants gathered together to take group photos, enjoy dinner and promote friendship.   The Class of 1994 also responded. First of all, Jae-hak Jeong expressed his feeling to visit his alma mater. "Thank you for inviting me to this special occasion," said Jeong. "I will ask for advice from my seniors in the Class of 1993 and work with them to prepare for this year's alumni night."     "After graduation, I started to feel the importance of my alma mater, which I didn't know when I was in school," said Sang-mi Lee, Class of 1994. "I hope everyone has a good time today." After the introduction, the participants gathered together to take group photos, enjoy dinner and promote friendship.
Aug 22, 2019
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Finance MBA 나현승 주임교수님 인터뷰
Interview with Finance MBA Program Director Na Hyun Seung     Q. Please briefly introduce yourself and the F-MBA course   Since January of this year, I have been the program director of F-MBA. I am a faculty member of the finance sector, and I teach and study topics of corporate finance and corporate governance. Although the F-MBA program has a history of 13 years, last year it has changed to a two-year part-time course from a one-year full time course, and the overall nature of the course, including its curriculum and membership, has changed dramatically since last year. In the process, former director Jung Ji Woong worked very hard, and I have taken over from this year to pursue both stability and change.   The purpose of F-MBA is to foster financial experts who lead change in the financial industry through an independent Part-Time MBA program specialized in the financial sector. In line with the rapidly changing financial market and the trend of the times, we aim to help students acquire not only traditional financial theories but also new and practical financial knowledge and thinking abilities, and to have the ability to apply it in practice and lead changes in the financial industry.   Q. What do you think of any future changes in the direction of the program's?   The first generation of alumni will be released at the end of this semester after the part-time course transition. Based on my experience during the first two years, I think my current challenge is to maintain the overall direction of the program while increasing the level of detail. Based on trials and errors that were inevitable in the initial trial and error process, we are reorganizing the curriculum in part, and we are also planning to set up a field trip to see foreign financial markets based on the opinions of our students. Also, a cross-registration system is on the process of settling down so that students may take general business administration courses of the Korea MBA within certain limits. We intend to continue to develop new subjects that reflect future trends in financial markets and are more subdivided into various sectors of the financial sector so as to achieve quantitative and qualitative growth through specialized courses in the financial sector.   Q. What are the advantages of Korea University's F-MBA which is different from other schools and courses? First of all, it's an independent process specialized in finance. Instead of having some additional finance-related subjects added to the general MBA course, the entire two-year process focuses on the knowledge acquisition required by the financial industry. Therefore, they are more specialized for students who are engaged in the financial sector or want to enter the financial sector compared to other courses.   Second, it is a process that reflects not only traditional themes and knowledge, but also recent changes in the financial industry and practical aspects. For example, we train computer programming, big data and machine learning, including R and Python, to reflect the recent trend in the financial industry that has been associated with rapidly evolving IT. In addition, we invite working-level experts, who are mainly active in the financial industry, to share living knowledge of the site. Last summer, we invited experts in private equity, venture capital, investment banking, asset management, etc. to give special lectures. In general, we also have working-level experts participating to deliver knowledge that is helpful to our business.   Q. Please say something to those who dream of becoming a prospective MBA. The financial market is changing rapidly. In particular, technological developments such as fintech, big data, artificial intelligence, and blockchain are converging with the financial industry, creating a completely new market environment, and various regulatory changes to accommodate them are also being discussed. Even today's financial workers may feel insecure about the changes and are also feeling the need for education on new trends. The F-MBA is open to those who want to actively embrace these changes, respond and lead. I want you to share your experience and passion with the F-MBA and prepare for a new future.  
Sep 04, 2019
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[Interview with Dr. Hwang Hyun, recently appointed to university in US] "It is important to write an original paper that attracts academic attention" Hwang Hyun (Accounting Major) / Associate Professor, University of Texas at Austin
  [Interview with Dr. Hwang Hyun, recently appointed to university in US] "It is important to write an original paper that attracts academic attention" Hwang Hyun (Accounting Major) / Associate Professor, University of Texas at Austin   황현 박사(회계학 전공) / 미국 University of Texas at Austin 조교수 임용     Q. Please introduce yourself. Hello. My name is Hwang Hyun, and I graduated KUBS 07. I went to University of Pennsylvania as an exchange student in spring, 2012. Then I graduated Korea University with a double degree in business and financial engineering. I received my Ph.D. in accounting from Carnegie Mellon University in May 2019. I am now working as an assistant professor of accounting major at the University of Texas at Austin since June of this year. Q. How did you prepare your doctoral thesis and appointment while you were in the doctoral program? My goal was to write a paper that was original and appealing to the academia. To do this, I read countless papers and listened to various critical comments humbly. I also did my best to make my paper as concise and easy to read as possible. Because it was a difficult process, I tried not to lose confidence. I believe that this experience has helped me to develop my ability to perform my research independently and to be appointed. Q. What factors do you think positively influenced your appointment? First of all, I think Job-Market Paper (hereinbelow JMP) is the most important part. To write a good JMP, it is important to have a) ingenious and inquisitive questions and b) simple, easy-to-read writing. This is because professors read a lot of JMPs to evaluate appointment positions.  JMP presentations are also important. C) A concise and clear introduction and d) good answer to unexpected questions are the two most important factors for a good presentation. For a good introduction, you need to clarify the research questions of your thesis, the results and importance of thesis, and the methodology in which you conducted the research. Also, in order to answer well, it is necessary to fully understand your paper. To minimize unexpected questions arising from your paper, you need endless effort towards your paper. Despite these efforts, you might still receive unexpected questions. I think that it is much better to frankly answer that you are not sure in that situation. Finally, it is also important to create other projects as well as JMP during the Ph.D. program. This will help you appeal your ability to write many papers in the future. Q. I am curious about your future plans. I want to get a deeper understanding of the nature of accounting. What amazed me during my research is the lack of understanding of why accounting standards are generally accepted. Therefore, I want to understand the essence of accounting in depth.    On the educational side, I want to reduce the gap between accounting research and education. Therefore, I want to aim at mathematical understanding of double bookkeeping, the most important concept in accounting class. It would be meaningful if this could supplement or replace the balance sheet and income statement used in accounting education and field for hundreds of years. Q. Could you give some advice for younger students who dream of becoming a global scholar?    Research is a series of training to find answers to questions that our society possesses. Patience, persistence, and confidence are essential for this. The importance of researchers who are able to present a frame of thought in the flood of information will become more important in the future.
Aug 05, 2019
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CEMS Interview with Lotta & Pietro
  CEMS Interview with Lotta & Pietro Introduction of CEMS Students: Lotta Mäki Lotta is a final-year CEMS MIM student from Aalto University, Finland, to whom South Korea is the 37th country visited. In addition to her CEMS degree, she is currently pursuing a double MSc degree in Business Analytics and Astrophysics.   Pietro Tansini Pietro is final-year student of CEMS and MSc in International Management from Bocconi University in Milan, Italy. He has worked and lived in 5 different continents with experiences ranging from start-up to multinational corporations. ​ ​ Questions : ​ a. Why did you choose CEMS? [Lotta] I first heard about CEMS as a freshman, but immediately knew that this was my place to be as I dreamt of an international career. The global network of like-minded students and over 70 corporate partners provide you with incredible opportunities during your MIM year, but it is also a community that will have your back for a lifetime. ​ b. What is special about CEMS students? [Pietro] CEMS does not only provide leading education in business, but is primarily a community of people who across generations share the same ambition to have a positive impact through their work. To me the innumerable occasions to meet and learn from each other are the real added value that makes CEMS a life-changing experience. ​ c. What is the value of CEMS network? / How did CEMS improve your network? [Lotta] CEMS has a strong community of people attending the program but also those who have already graduated - ranging from fresh graduates to top executives in large MNEs! Through CEMS network I have already gained valuable professional mentoring and even various job opportunities. ​ d. What can you tell us about the extracurricular activities you attended during your CEMS experience? [Pietro] Definitely CEMS Cup activities that were organized by CEMS Club Seoul! During the semester we split our cohort in 4 teams and had many occasions to collect points to our own team by participating for example a Pub Quiz or small daily recycling tasks during our Sustainability Week, and many others. It worked extremely well to bond with each other and create closer relations within the group! ​ e. What is the role of the CEMS Club? [Lotta] Every member school in CEMS Alliance has their own CEMS Club, which support global networking among students by arranging social activities both locally and overseas together with other CEMS Clubs. CEMS Club also co-operates with CEMS Corporate Partners to provide students with professional development opportunities. ​ f. What has CEMS taught you that you would have not learned otherwise? [Pietro] I think what is really unique about CEMS is the high exposure to corporate environment. It helps immensely to bridge the gap between student and work life. Beyond the professional aspect, even though I had traveled and lived in many countries, I found CEMS the best experience to learn how to be a really conscious citizen of the world. ​ g. What were your best CEMS experiences during the semester at KUBS? [Lotta] Highlights of this semester were definitely our two successful networking field trips in the APAC area. We visited CEMS Club Hong Kong together with CEMSies from Singapore and CEMS Club Tokyo together with CEMS students from Beijing! These trips really demostrated CEMS spirit at its best! ​   Interested to hear more about CEMS in Korea or wish to join our activities to have a sneak peek into the life of CEMSies? Feel free to contact us anytime at cemsclubseoul@gmail.com!      
Apr 29, 2019
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[Global MBA] Interview of Cho Sang-uk, 13th G-MBA
[Global MBA] Interview of Cho Sang-uk, 13th G-MBA   Q. Could you please introduce yourself? Hi, I am the President of the 13th Global MBA (hereinafter G-MBA) Cho Sang-uk. Before entering G-MBA, I majored finance at NYU, and built a career in finance at New York. While working in the M&A field, I have witnessed so many success stories in which bankers turned to the start-up field and received billions of investments. Naturally, I became to have my own dreams about start-ups. During my first year as an analyst, I made my first challenge in a start-up at New York as I placed outside orders. It was my first start-up and I relied heavily on outside orders, so it wasn’t a success but came to be a valuable experience. Based on my network that I built in my first start-up, I came back to Korea to benchmark a New York F&B business and started my second start-up. Q. Why have you decided to study at Korea University G-MBA? I have received most of my education abroad, and built my career abroad as well. Thus, I felt that it was important to experience education and social life in Korea. Most importantly, I realized that I do not have sufficient information about Korea nor an appropriate network as I managed a start-up at Korea. Naturally, I decided to enter Korea University’s GMBA whose specialty lies in networking, unlike other schools. Q. What was the most useful course/program/activity while attending G-MBA? Professor Yoo Yong Keun’s “Financial Accounting” class and Professor Kim Young-Kyu’s “Strategy” class was very useful. First, Professor Yoo’s accounting class is very interesting, and he helped my classmates and I to familiarize with accounting and finance easily. For example, he compared corporate or financial M&A to marrying couples’ financial union, which was an interesting analogy. Professor Kim dealt with real business cases based on Harvard Business School Cases. Moreover, he also offered us a chance to present the best strategy for a company after reading a mock company case in 24 hours, in front of a real startup/VC official. I was extremely pleased because my group ranked first in this event. Q. Please tell us about your career plans upon graduation. A lot of thoughts are in my mind. I have seriously considered about having a private business, but  I am willing to fully utilize Korea University MBA's network and resources, and am very interested in venture or private equity-type buy side. Q. Do you have any advice for those who are thinking of attending G-MBA? I have heard about Korea University's excellence in networking several times before I entered the school, but I was very concerned about whether it is true or not. After entering G-MBA, I experienced various networking events, and felt the bond between my fellow students become stronger. In particular, I was proud to see Korea University's high attendance at events such as Go -Yeon Games and events with other schools. Thanks to Korea University's optimal environment for academics and networking, I have been able to maintain a strong friendship with my fellow students. I'm confident that you will not only be strongly connected to your fellow students but also experience the best educational environment through the G-MBA of Korea University!
Apr 16, 2019
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Interview of KUBS Student Ambassador KUBE 9th Yoon Ji-hyun
Interview of KUBS Student Ambassador KUBE 9th Yoon Ji-hyun Becoming a KUBS Student Ambassador from a ‘Teen Mentee’     Q.Could you please introduce yourself?   My name is Yoon Ji-hyun, and I am currently a sophomore at Korea University Business School. I participated in the third ‘Teen Mentoring Day’ as a teen mentee in my second year at high school, and ever since this event I began to dream of entering KUBS. After entering KUBS, I participated in the seventh ‘Teen Mentoring Day’ event as an undergraduate mentor. And since September 2018, I am working as a student ambassador for KUBS in my hope of leading the way through promoting KUBS. Q. You have experienced both roles in the ‘Teen Mentoring Event‘ as a teen mentee and a student ambassador. What is the most memorable episode?   For me, every moment that I had as a mentee, mentor, and an ambassador is memorable that I cherish. Out of all moments, I want to tell you what happened most recently. During our regular tour in November 2018, I advised high school students of my group to participate in the ‘Teen Mentoring Day’ event that is held during winter break as I told them about my high school days. I actually met those students in the mentoring event last January, and I was pleased to hear that they applied for the event through my advice. I was not only proud of them but also happy that I was able to help someone. Afterwards, I promised myself to work even harder as a student ambassador with pride. Q. Have you dreamt of entering KUBS since you were a teen mentee? What did you learn from the Teen Mentoring event?   I participated in one of the regular tours at Korea University in my first year of high school. The senior student who introduced the business department was cool, and I was impressed by the grand buildings. Since then I just decided that I would study to go to KUBS. One day, while looking around the KUBS website, I learned about the ‘Teen Mentoring Day’ event and participated as a teen mentee. Particularly, planning and introducing products, ‘Marketing Practice,’ was the most memorable. I became interested in marketing as I actively came up with ideas and presented them in front of people, and came to hope for a career in marketing. Thus, the ‘Teen Mentoring Day’ event hosted by KUBS helped me to have a new dream regarding business administration.   Q. Ever since you participated in the 7th ‘Teen Mentoring Day’ event as an undergraduate mentor, you are working as KUBS’s student ambassador ‘KUBE.’ What made you become a student ambassador?   What came in mind right after I got admitted to KUBS was that I want to become a mentor in the ‘Teen Mentoring Day’ event. From my experience as participating in the event as a mentee, I know how the event is a special and crucial chance, so I wanted to help students in their shoes. More than anything, I love my fellow KUBE ambassadors who approached me and gave so much love. I was so excited to be a KUBE ambassador and attach a KUBS symbol in my chest, which is something that I drew so many times in my notebook when I was a high school student. So after the Mentoring Day event without hesitancy I applied to be a member of KUBE, and was able to get good results as I appealed to that experience. Q. Please tell us what you want to say finally.   If somebody asks the best thing I’ve done since I entered university, I would proudly say ‘becoming a member of KUBE.’ While working as KUBE, I was reminded of my high school days, and I was amazed to know how the programs I participated in were made. KUBE activities were fun, so I enjoyed working with KUBE friends and teachers. I want to say thank you to the 8th KUBE ambassadors who worked so hard and the 9th KUBE ambassadors who will continue to work with me. Now, I would like to sincerely welcome our 10th KUBE ambassadors. I will end by saying that I always thank and love Korea University Business School which has been with me since I was in high school, KUBE 8th, 9th, 10th ambassadors, and teachers of the PR office.
Apr 16, 2019
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[KUBS Student Council ‘Wave’] Interview with President
[KUBS Student Council ‘Wave’] Interview with President   Q. Please introduce KUBS student council ‘Wave’. [President] Good Afternoon. I am Park Jun Hyun, president of WAVE, the 52nd student council. We are working with the slogan 'Your wish becomes a wave' from November 2018. Currently, the student council consists of 10 members including the presidency and the director of the 7 departments. When the new member recruiting is completed, more members will participate in various projects such as career development, welfare, culture, sports for KUBS. [Vice President] Good Afternoon I am Cho Yong Joon, vice president of WAVE. WAVE has a wide range of projects in culture, welfare and career development, and we are doing everything we can to help KUBS students. This year we are planning a cultural education project called 'Color U' and a career development project for senior students. I will work hard for this year.   Q. What is the core value that WAVE pursues? [President] 'Empathy' and ‘Strong Drive' are two core values ​​that WAVE pursues. So far, many student councils have tried to get closer to the students, but it was not easy to narrow down the distance. We, WAVE, want to share empathy by narrowing the distance. Just like the slogan of 'Your wish becomes a wave', our core value is to create real results and make our students’ wishes come true.   [Vice President] ‘Society without hurt students’ is another core value that WAVE pursues. We will work hard to make sure that as many students as possible are eligible for the projects we have planned, regardless of its kind. We will conduct a variety of surveys to hear opinions of the minority, and carefully consider all voices. I think that the various opinions and interests of the students will become our driving force.   Q.What kind of effort is WAVE making for KUBS freshmen? [President] First of all, in order to ensure smooth school life for freshmen, we prepared two orientation programs since December. Thanks to that, we finished the orientation without any accident. In addition, we are preparing programs such as career development and cultural lectures so that freshmen can accumulate much experience inside KUBS. Furthermore, we are working to provide a pleasant educational environment to the students through the projects such as the establishment of the male student lounge and the improvement of the female student lounge.   [Vice President] As mentioned above, we prepared freshmen welcoming orientation for about two months and completed it successfully. We thought providing adequate information would be the best way to relieve fear about school life for freshmen students, and we are also trying to make an atmosphere where students can approach and ask questions to our seniors without any inconvenience. One example is to set up a variety of rules and codes of conduct among students to prevent freshmen from feeling burdensome when drinking. It is our greatest goal to gather opinions from new students who are not easily able to deliver their thoughts easily because of their fear about school life.   Q.Do you have any suggestions for freshmen as seniors of KUBS? [[President] I would like to advise you to go through as much experience as possible. I believe that first year in university is the best time to experience various things without any burden or worry about academics. I would like to advise you to go through as many experiences as possible, and to meet a lot of people without any worries. I believe you will find the clothes that suit you best in that process. I hope you will experience diverse things without feeling any pressure.   [Vice President] It's okay to take a break. You have just completed a fierce entrance examination and entered Korea University while overcoming the burden and concerns from others. Good results are a fortune, but that kind of burden will only keep you running. No one will blame you for taking a break. We will always wait for you with strong belief, so we hope you will have a little time to rest, meet your friends, and have time to charge for yourself while doing what you wish to do. Thank you very much.  
Apr 08, 2019
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