MBS China Healthcare Club Launched
On 22nd August, Manchester Business School (MBS) China Healthcare Club officially launched with the first industry forum. MBS Alumni RonghuiGao, Founder and CEO of G-Med Consulting, MBS Global MBA Students Yunfei Zhang, Greater China BD Director, Frank Zhang, BD Director of Shanghai Medicilion and Shelly lai, Marketing Manager of AstraZeneca China shared their insight and thoughts of the industry with MBS Alumni and current MBA students. Sherry Fu, Director of MBS China presented the event.
Firstly, Sherry welcomed Alumni and students and congratulated the founding of MBS China Health care Club. Sherry introduced MBS China’s development during the past five years. Till today, there are already more than 600 students in MBS China. Many of them are working for world leading Pharma Companies with healthcare or related background. The University of Manchester has been enjoying a very high status of Healthcare related research and the cooperation between the University and company also regarded as shining example. Sherry encourages students to fully utilise resources and platform that MBS provides, applying knowledge into real work practise.
Following Sherry’s keynote speech, Yunfei Zhang hosted the Healthcare Industry Forum. He firstly introduced the purpose of this club. It is to provide a sharing and learning platform for MBS alumni and students who have healthcare related background.
The first speaker is RonghuiGao. He has abundant experiences and deep insights of healthcare industry. He shared with the audience an overview and current situation of the whole industry.
Yunfei Zhang’s speech focused on New Drug development, during his speech, some alumni and students also actively participated in the discussion and mentioned a new vaccine of cervical cancer will launch in the market and it can help to greatly reduce the possibility of the disease. Another student also brought good news that there is also a lung cancer vaccine that will launch by the end of this year. The progress of healthcare technology greatly encourages people’s confidence to fight disease and brings hope of life to many patients.
The audience was still excited, Frank Zhang further introduced the mechanism of bio-drug and CRO operations of bio-drug development, which enabled the audience to have a closer look and deeper understanding of this cutting edge topic.
Shelly Lai from AstraZeneca mainly introduced Market Forecast of new drug. She explained in details about how to make a scientific market forecast before considering the launching of a new drug. How to ensure the credibility of the forecast and make the forecast convincible so that the management can take it as a reference when making decisions.
Speakers’ sharing really benefited the audience. But the audience are not just there to listen, they actively participated in the discussion and shared their own thoughts and experiences, making the discussion more like a “brain storm”.
After the event, alumni and students said that this kind of club is very helpful and they love to see more clubs. Sherry told them that Finance Club is on the way, together with several other clubs, it will help students to learn more and make more progress in their personal and professional life.