Fintech and Innovation for Future – A Tech Perspective

The afternoon of 29th April 2018 peaked with an exclusive session by Khun Chonladet Khemarattana on “Fintech and Innovation for Future”. During the two – hour session, Khun Chonladet shared the existing trends in technological innovation in financial services industry, ranging from Robo-advisor, Crowd Funding, Algo-trading to the demystification of Blockchain, ICO and Crypto Currency.

The students were awed by new business models and the possible changes in some traditional careers in the financial markets. Amidst the fear that technology would replace human, Khun Chonladet has nicely put “It’s not the competition between man and machine. It’s the competition between man who uses the machine and one who doesn’t”.

Investors’ Talk – Styles, Decision Making and Tips for Beginners

IAM program proudly welcomed Khun Pon Van Compernolle @Thai Capitalist, Khun Todsawat Thongsuk, Investor and Thai VI committee member and Khun Roongroj Rojkulpanichakul – IAM 7 for “Investor’s Talk”- the highlight of IAM 3-day Boot Camp. The one and a half hour talk delved into their ups-and-downs throughout their investment experience paths, their decision making criteria and their discipline in saving and investing.

Towards the end of the talk, our seasoned investors shared their views of the market during 2H2018. They further shared their reflections on their ultimate goals over the next 3-5 years. We all wished for more time learn such great insights from them!!

Career Talk – Disruption in Financial Markets and Changing Skill Requirements

IAM Boot Camp has brought together top-notched executives from financial services industry and seasoned investors during 28th – 29th April 2018. As part of the program’s aim to create “engaging learning experiences”, IAM program organized “Career Talk” – led by Khun Umapan Charoenying, Executive Vice President – Muang Thai Life Assurance PCL, Khun Sam Tanskul, Managing Director, Krungsri Finnovate co. ltd, Khun Sumetha Liewchalermwong, Country Manager Templeton Asset Management co. ltd and Khun Win Phromphaet, the Chief Investment Officer of CIMB Principal Asset Management co. ltd.

Joining the panel as special MC, Khun Kingpai Koosakulnirund, Board Member of CFA Society Thailand and the panelists discussed industries’ trends and challenges, particularly the potential disruption from Robo-Advisory and Algorithm Trading on Asset Management and Insurance industries. The panel explored how robotics process automation and Artificial Intelligence have transformed and the potential facelift to the industries. The discussion closed with the panelists’ reflection on skill requirements of the current and future of jobs in financial markets. With all the super four panelists, two hours were not enough!


GSB Students Educational Field Trip to Lazada, Thailand

On December 19th, 2017, ABAC program directors, faculty, staff and current MBA, MMOD & Ms.IAM students visited LAZADA.

Great learning experience with CEO Alessandro Piscini and his leadership teams from HR and marketing! ABAC very much appreciated the warmth welcoming, humbleness and friendliness of LAZADA’s leadership teams while educating us about company core values, culture, workplace diversity, business models, and talent development programs. This LAZADA visit was indeed informative, useful and energizing!

AU-GSB Induction Day 1/2016

The induction day for the Freshmen students who enrolled in the MBA Day and Evening, MBA Fast Track, MBA Professional Day and Evening, Double Degree Day and Evening, MBA Exchange, MBA TRM, MMOD for the first trimester of the academic year 2016 was organized at the Auditorium, ‘D’ – Building, 2nd Floor at the Hua Man Campus on September 3rd, 2016


30th IODA Annual International Conference in Mysore, India

The 30th International Organization Development Association (IODA) Annual International Conference was held in Mysore, India from August 22-27, 2016. The theme was Future Forward OD in the Changing Global Landscape. There were 30 PhD OD students from Thailand (Batch 9) and Myanmar (Batch 2 & 3) with two leading faculty, Dr. Seongdok Kim (PhD OD faculty) and Mr. Bhumiphat Gilitwala (GSB Faculty & Batch 6). PhD OD students were actively and successfully engaged in all programs of the conference, including speaker introduction, cultural dancing performance, group active learning interview with OD professionals & practitioners, and presenting conference reflection paper