By Keziah G. Huelar

 


Dr. Rowena M. Libo-on, Acting Dean of the CPU Graduate Studies, Prof. Althea U. Denuevo, Coordinator, Masters of Business Administration Program and CPU students , Danielle Tay (BS Entrepreneurial Management) and Kerzy Braza (Doctor of Management) with Dr. Shin Dong-Suk, President, Leaders in Industry-University Cooperation (LINC+).

Dr. Rowena M. Libo-on, Acting Dean of the CPU Graduate Studies, and Prof. Althea U. Denuevo, Coordinator, Masters of Business Administration Program, together with CPU students: Anne Danielle Tay (BS Entrepreneurial Management) and Kerzy Braza (Doctor of Management) attended the 4th Student Start-Up International Conference in Tongmyong University, Busan, South Korea on October 31-November 2, 2018.

LINC+ has spearheaded the said start-up international conference and exchange for four years. The purpose of this conference is to share knowledge of start-up trends and entrepreneurship, to establish a student global network, to enhance global start-up capability, to arrange a venue for information sharing regarding global start-up, and to promote international collaborations in establishing a start-up network.

Tay and Braza presented their business idea of “Take Ten: Mobile Wellness,” a modern wellness studio with massage chairs and sauna housed in a mini bus.


Student and faculty participants of the conference.

The said conference was attended by students and faculty from 15 universities including those from Germany, Japan, Philippines, and South Korea.

It can be recalled that in 2017, during the said conference, Dr. Libo-on gave a talk about the “Start-up Education in the Philippines” while the students presented their feasibility project on “All Natural Food Truck” business.

In 2015, Central Philippine University and Tongmyong University signed a Memorandum of Agreement to establish academic and cultural linkages.

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