School of Management, Zhejiang University (ZJU-SOM) and The University of Sydney Business School (USBS) have a vibrant research relationship and launched a partnership agreement this year. The school-level partnership has built on the strategic agreement launched several years ago between the two universities. To showcase the current collaboration and research strength of both universities, and to establish a platform for multi-disciplinary research to tap emerging issues in the contemporaneous business world, ZJU-SOM and USBS jointly held a research workshop on the theme of Digital transformation, Innovation, Entrepreneurship and the Future of Business on Oct. 22nd. Over 50 researchers and students attended the workshop and had a live discussion.
Prof. HUANG Can, Assistant Dean of ZJU-SOM, and Prof. Suresh Cuganesan, Deputy Dean of USBS delivered the opening addresses. The research workshop was composed by three different sessions, namely Sustainability and Supply Chain Innovation, Digital Health and Entrepreneurship, Cross-border Ecosystems and Employee Wellbeing, presented and discussed by professors from ZJU-SOM and USBS.
In the end of the workshop, Prof. John Shields of USBS and Prof. ZHOU Weihua of ZJU-SOM made the closing speeches. Both sides hope to further enhance cooperation in terms of joint publication opportunities, potential research, joint PhD supervision and funding supports, etc.