Public Lecture: Managing Change in a Radically Disrupted World

by Dr. William Fung, SBS, OBE, JP

Recipient of Honorary Degree of Doctor of Business Administration 2017




Hong Kong Baptist University had conferred honorary degrees on five distinguished persons at its 58th Commencement on 13 November 2017 for their outstanding academic, research or professional achievements as well as remarkable contributions to society.  As one of the honorary degree recipients, Dr. William Fung, SBS, OBE, JP has been awarded the degree of Doctor of Business Administration, honoris causa.


Dr. William Fung, SBS, OBE, JP is the Group Chairman of Li & Fung. For his outstanding entrepreneurship, Dr. Fung was named one of the world’s Top 25 Managers and 50 stars of Asia by Business Week, “Businessmen of the Year for 2005” by Forbes Magazine. Besides, he was awarded the Silver Bauhinia Star by the HKSAR Government. Dr. Fung supports many charity initiatives through his family foundations and has made significant donations to HKBU. (Please click here for Dr. Fung’s biography.)


To celebrate the conferment of honorary doctoral degrees and to enable the honorary doctors to share their wisdom and insights with the public, the University is organising a public lecture to be delivered by Dr. Fung on "Managing Change in a Radically Disrupted World" to share how to cope with and thrive in the age of change and radical disruption. Details of the lecture are as follows:


Date :

18 April 2018 (Wednesday)


4:30 p.m.


Dr. Wu Yee Sun Lecture Theatre (WLB109) 
Lam Woo International Conference Centre

Shaw Campus
Hong Kong Baptist University


You are cordially invited to join this enlightening lecture which will be conducted in English. The seats will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. Please register by 10 April 2018 (Tuesday). For enquiries, please contact the University Advancement Office by phone at 3411 7794 or by email to