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!


Excellence Award in Education Management

Congratulation to Assumption University of Thailand on achieving the “Excellence Award in Education Management” at the ‘Edulife Expo 2018’ on March 9-11, 2018 at Royal Paragon Hall, Siam Paragon, Bangkok-Thailand.

Rev. Bro. Dr. Bancha Saenghiran , Rector Magnificus, Assumption University received the award from Her Royal Highness Princess Soamsavali, which was selected by Ministry of Education, Bangkok Metropolitan Administration, and Eco Safe Co., Ltd.


Campus Tour to Suvarnabhumi Campus

On March 2, 2018 (Friday), the Office of Graduate Studies (OGS) marketing team organized a campus tour to AU Suvarnabhumi Campus accompanied by Dr. Amit Kumar, a visiting lecturer from Bhopal School of Social Sciences (BSSS), MBA Twinning and MBA Fast Track students, Exchange students from Rajagiri Business School. This tour let the students know more about the history of AU, its collaborations and research opportunities.


Twinning and Exchange Students – Speaker of the Month – Thu, March 15, 2018

Twinning and Exchange Students – Speaker of the Month – March 15, 2018


H.E. Mrs. Mary Jo A. Bernardo – Aragon

Ambassador of the Republic of the Philippines


Topic: “Trade Culture and the Roles of the Philippines in ASEAN”


Date    :        Thursday, March 15, 2018

Time   :        09:30 – 11:30 Hrs.

Venue :        Room A 52, ABAC Hua Mak Campus


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MBA Day Students Only – Speaker of the Month – Thu, March 15, 2018

MBA Day Students – Speaker of the Month – March 15, 2018

Mr. Francis Vanbellen

Managing Director, Padaeng Industry PCL, Bangkok, Thailand


Topic: “PDI’s Extreme Make – Over into Sustainable Business”


Date    :         Thursday, March 15, 2018

Time   :        09:30 – 11:30 Hrs.

Venue :        Hall of Fame, Coronation Hall, ABAC Hua Mak Campus