China in Focus Career Days
In an ever increasingly connected and digital world, the need for a digital transformation in companies is becoming more and more urgent. This year, China In Focus Career Days will be about “Entering the Digital Silk Road”; a metaphor for the interconnectivity between the Netherlands, China and the rest of the world in general.
China in Focus Career Days is our annual business event to bring together students, professionals, and companies who share an affinity for China and the Netherlands. Grab the opportunity to connect with companies such as Google, Huawei, Rabobank, Alibaba, and Achmea. For more information, please see the full program below. Come to learn, to experience and to connect.
|09:45 - 10:15 Reception
10:30 Grand Opening and Opening Speaker
|Huawei - Internet of Things
|Rabobank - The Rise of Chinese Supertech Giants
|12:30 - 13:20 Networking lunch
|KPMG - Career Path
|Booking.com - Product Development
|Alibaba - E-commerce Strategy
|10:45 - 12:15
|Danone (Business Trends)
|10:45 - 12:15
|Grant Thornton (M&A)
|12:15 - 13:15 Networking lunch
|13:15 - 14:45
|Achmea (Finance & IT)
|13:15 - 14:45
|Deloitte (Crisis & Resilience)
|*Scroll down for more information on the workshops
|Field Trip to Schiphol:
- Introduction to KLM
- Coffee Break
- OCC Tour
Wednesday, February 6
Congress - EUR Forumzaal
On the first day, you will learn more about current trends in digital transformation and the strategy setting of the various companies such as Alibaba and Unilever. You will be given the opportunity to get to know the guest speakers and the recruiters from the respective companies in a more informal setting during the Networking Lunch and Drinks.
Thursday, February 7
WORKSHOPS - EUR Faculty Club
On the second day, you have the opportunity to showcase your knowledge and skills to several companies by attending the case workshops. It is also the perfect way to get to know more about the company and its working environment.
Friday, February 8
INHOUSE DAY - Off Campus
During the Inhouse Day you will visit the company and experience the working culture. Experience first-hand how a regular day at Schiphol OCC looks like and maybe you will find your next internship or job opportunity here.
Danone, a world leading food company built on four business lines:: Essential Dairy and Plant-Based Products, Early Life Nutrition, Medical Nutrition and Waters. This workshop will showcase how China has greatly impacted the business development and trends in the Dutch dairy market. Are you curious to see what strategies are viable and how you can help to solve the specific case proposed by Danone? Sign up for this case workshop and you will know!
Grant Thornton will hold a short workshop of approximately 1.5 hours in which its partner and senior manager of Transaction Advisory Services will explain the M&A process, deal dynamics and elaborate on the financial aspects which are investigated during a due diligence process. These aspects mainly relate to working capital mechanisms, net debt and debt-like calculations and closing mechanisms.
NL: Benieuwd wat de grootste verzekeraar van Nederland doet op strategisch gebied met oog op de digitaliserende wereld? Benieuwd wat Achmea doet met blockchain en apps-ontwikkeling voor hun financiële dienstverlening? Achmea is op zoek naar studenten met een achtergrond in finance, management en IT. Meld je aan voor de case workshop van donderdag 7 februari 2019.
Winston Churchill said “never waste a good crisis”. In this session by Deloitte’s Resilience and Crisis Management team you will experience first-hand what organizations will have to do in order to adequately prepare for, respond to and recover from crises. Test how resilient you are and emerge stronger!
Sign up for our workshop on the 7th of February! CSA-EUR will let you know whether you have been selected by the 23rd of January 2019