‘MBA or Not’ seminar Sept. 26
Cambridge, MA, Monday, September 16, 2013— Master of Business Administration, or MBA, has become the buzz word when it comes to career advancement and further education. However, questions remain, such as “what are the benefits and costs of an MBA?” or “how will an MBA help in one’s intended career path?” To answer these questions, Taiwan Youth Chamber of Commerce of New England (TYCCNE) gladly invites interested individuals to join Steven Chen and Johnny Kwan in its “WeMeet” event on September 26 for a discussion on “MBA or Not?”
Steven Chen, Vice President of Strategy & Business Development of OhYouHero, and Johnny Kwan, Managing Consultant of IBM Global Services, are both experienced working professionals who have recently obtained their MBA. In this talk, they will explore various aspect of MBA and try to answer why it has been discussed so much in almost every walk of life. Audience will have the opportunity to gain insight from their first-hand experiences.
This WeMeet event, titled “MBA or Not?”, will be held at MIT Media Lab on Thursday, September 26, 6:30 pm. This event is free and open to public. A brief introduction of the speakers:
Steven Chen, VP of Strategy & Business Development, OhYouHero
Steven is currently working on a Boston-based startup, OhYouHero, founded to address the problem of long-term unemployment. The team is building a business on the belief that nobody who wants to work should be without work. The team is driven by the ideals of self-confidence, individual empowerment, and community pride. Steven earned an AB in economics from Princeton University in 2008, and an MBA from MIT Sloan in 2013.
Johnny Kwan, Managing Consultant, Strategy & Transformation, IBM Global Services
Johnny Kwan is a strategy consultant with IBM Global Services. He helps large and global companies across multiple industries define and implement web and Intranet strategies and transformation programs through the use of social business and collaboration technologies. During his career at IBM he is a patent holder for an innovative method for staffing resources. He received his MBA from the University of Michigan in 2001, and his BA from the University of Pennsylvania in 1991.
TYCCNE, founded in 2010, is a registered non-profit organization committed to serving as a platform for community service, personal development, and cross-cultural dialogue in greater Boston area. Detailed information can be found on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/events/541065142615368/.
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