01 April 2010

ASIA@RMIT seminar

RMIT College of Business is pleased to invite you to the second Asia@RMIT seminar for 2010.

The monthly seminar series aims to bring together students and staff from various disciplines University wide, to discuss research being undertaken with a focus on Asia.

‘Expatriates vs. Locals: management localisation issues in foreign businesses operating in China’

Speaker: Dr. Ling (Irene) Deng, Lecturer School of Management, RMIT University

Dr Ling will discuss some key issues of effective management localization and how expatriate managers can effectively contribute to management localization in the foreign businesses operating in Chin

View Dr Ling Deng’s presentation (MS PowerPoint 436Kb)

‘Urbanisation Challenges in Vietnam’

Speakers: Dr Iftekhar Ahmed, Research Fellow, Climate Change Adaptation Programme (CCAP), Global Cities Research Institute, RMIT University

This presentation will discuss key aspects of urban development in the two main cities in Vietnam: Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. It aims to highlight the challenges facing rapid urban growth in the context of climate change and how communities, particularly the urban poor, are becoming increasingly vulnerable and marginalised. Dr Ahemd explores possible ways to move forward towards a sustainable future through partnerships between a range of stakeholders.

View Dr Iftekhar Ahmed’s presentation (MS PowerPoint 3Mb)

Event Details








12.30 - 1.30 pm (light lunch will be served from 12.15 pm)


RMIT Building 108, Level 15, Room 57 Board Room


Email meredith.blake@rmit.edu.au by Tuesday 13 April 2010

Further details

For more details about this event please email meredith.blake@rmit.edu.au