2010 MBA Yearbook - UQ Business School - University of Queensland

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2010 MBA Yearbook - UQ Business School - University of Queensland

Event Management

Vivien

LAU

Passionate and Focused

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE NATIONALITY/RESIDENCY

Vivien Lau is a motivated self-starter, with great leadership skills.

Passionate about event management, Vivien has a proven track record

organising successful events at an executive level for multinational

companies, across multidisciplinary industries.

Vivien has developed a strong customer focus and excellent

communication skills working with clients from diversified cultures

and backgrounds.

Her attention to detail, excellent time management skills and ability to

maintain project critical paths whilst multi-tasking and meeting tight

deadlines, has seen her successfully complete a full time intensive

MBA degree while working part time (2.5 days per week), as well as

maintaining a work-study-life balance.

In her current role as Program Support Officer/Event Coordinator

for Griffith University, Vivien is responsible for organising the IAP

Expo, which is a major event of SEET Schools that attracts up to 500

attendees to promote student’s successful completion of the projects

to industry partners and associations.

Vivien is also responsible for coordinating marketing events and

activities to promote the IAP to internal and external industry partners,

to achieve student placements and managing above the line and below

the line to coordinate student’s assessment.

Over the coming years, Vivien would like a role as an in-house event

manager for a multinational corporate, such as an investment bank,

fashion brand or technology company, successfully organising events

to achieve sustainable growth for the company.

Hong Kong

Australian

EDUCATION

2010

MBA

The University of Queensland

2009

Bachelor of Business (Major in Events

Management & Marketing)

Griffith University

CAREER BACKGROUND

2007 – Current

Program Support Officer/Event

Coordinator

Griffith University

2003 – 2007

Travel Account Manager

Pacific World Hong Kong

COMMUNITY INvOLvEMENT

volunteer, Australian University Game

(2007), Registration Officer

volunteer, Billabong Wakeboard

Competition, (2007) Public Relations

LANGUAGES

English

Cantonese

Mandarin

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