The 2016 GBSN Summit on Experiential Learning was a great success. Nearly 60 leaders in business education and industry gathered at the Raffles Hotel le Royal to participate in a summit on “Learning by Doing: The Power of Experiential Learning in Management Education,” hosted by the National University of Management in Phnom Penh. Thank you to our sponsors IDP Education and GGear for supporting this event.

>> Click here to download the Executive Summary
>> Click here to read “How and Why Learning by Doing Matters – Reflections from the Summit” by Page Buchanan, COO
>> Click here to view the press release

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National University of Management, Phnom Penh
St.96 Christopher Howes, Khan Daun Penh
Phnom Penh, Cambodia



H.E-Hang-Chuon-Naron_Minister of EducationH.E. Dr. Hang Chuon Naron
Minister of Education
Youth and Sport

Bryan_Adriano_small (1)Bryan Andriano
Executive Director
George Washington Graduate School of Business

Chang Bunleang smallChang Bunleang
Co-founder & Managing Director
Brown Coffee

Michallena_Jester (1)Michellana Jester
Lecturer & Faculty Course Manager
Global Economics & Management Group
MIT Sloan School of Management

Marc_Johnson (2)Marc Johnson
Executive Director
Center for Global Initiatives
Darden School of Business, UVA

Deepa Krishnan IMG_5283Deepa Krishnan
S.P. Jain Institute of Management and Research

Ravi_KumarRavi Kumar
Associate Provost, Special Projects
Nanyang Business School

Kerry_Laufer_2Kerry Laufer
OnSite Global Consulting
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth

Photo (Zoe Ng)Zoë Ng
Managing Director
Raintree Development

Stephen PatersonStephen Paterson
Senior Advisor &Program Coordinator for Entrepreneurship & Innovation
National University of Management

Hor PengHor Peng
National University of Management

Okhna Sok PisethOkhna SOK PISETH
CEO & Co-Founder
G Gear Co., Ltd

Kristi_RaubeKristiana Raube
Executive Director
Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley

Eric_Shih (2)Eric Shih
Vice Dean for Faculty and Research
SKK Graduate School of Business
South Korea


7:30 – 8:00


8:00 – 8:15

Page Buchanan, GBSN, USA
Hor Peng, National University of Management, Cambodia

8:15 – 8:45

Icebreaker Exercise
A facilitated small group exercise
Kristiana Raube, UC Berkeley, USA

8:45 – 10:15

Experiential Learning Models in Management Education
Discover and discuss ways schools in the Asia Pacific region apply experiential learning approaches in management education curricula

Moderator: Bryan Andriano, George Washington Graduate School of Business, USA
Speakers: Ravi Kumar, Nanyang Business School, Singapore
Deepa Krishnan, S.P. Jain Institute of Management Research, India
Eric Shih, SKK Graduate School of Business, South Korea

10:15 – 10:45

Networking Tea Break

10:45 – 12:00

Bridging the Gap Between Management Education and the Employment Sector in the Asia Pacific: Increasing Private Sector Engagement Through Experiential Learning
Current status, challenges, examples of successful education and private sector partnerships/collaborations and ideas for new kinds of partnerships needed moving forward

Moderator: Stephen Paterson, National University of Management, Cambodia
Speakers: Okhna Sok Piseth, G Gear, Cambodia
Chang Bunleang, Brown Coffee, Cambodia
Zoë Ng, Raintree Development, Cambodia

12:00 – 12:45

Networking Lunch

12:45 – 13:15

Keynote: Minister of Education, Youth and Sport

Moderator: Kerry Laufer, Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, USA
Speaker: H.E. Dr. Hang Chuon Naron, Cambodia

13:15 – 13:30

Group Photo

13:30 – 14:00

Transfer to NUM Campus

14:00 – 15:30

Breakout Sessions: Building Your Experiential Learning Portfolio
Work with colleagues from around the globe to design an experiential learning program that can be applied to your institution’s management education curricula

Moderators: Kerry Laufer, Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, USA
Marc Johnson, Darden Graduate School of Business, UVA, USA
Michellana Jester, MIT Sloan School of Management, USA
Bryan Andriano, George Washington University Graduate School of Business, USA

15:30 – 15:45

Networking Tea Break

15:45 – 16:45

Report Back
Moderator: Kristiana Raube , UC Berkeley, USA

16:45 – 17:00

Wrap-Up and Closing Remarks
Lisa Leander, GBSN, USA

17:00 – 19:30

Cocktail Reception
Featuring Ms. Julie Chung, Deputy Chief of Mission, U.S. Embassy in Cambodia


G Gear is the exclusive partner of Hyundai elevator, and the main supplier and retailer of all LG Electronics product and Bosch power tool in Cambodia established in 2011. We offer all range of LG products including Mobile Communication, Home Appliances, Home Entertainment , Room Air-Conditioner and Commercial Air-Conditioner for our ideal customers. Such premium products and services bring our customers toward a new level of daily life routine with the latest technology in hands.

IDP has over 40 years of experience and success in the international student placement service with over 400,000 students placed worldwide. It is the most trusted and respected international student placement organization. IDP Education has 100 international student placement offices in 32 countries and offers IELTS in more than 200 test locations in 50 countries. IDP Education is a world leader in international student placement services and a proud co-owner of IELTS (International English Language Testing System), the world’s leading English language proficiency test.


Join the Experiential Learning Summit as a sponsor and you will affiliate your organization with a dynamic, innovative event that attracts the attention of leaders in international management education. Your support also helps GBSN continue its important work ensuring the developing world has the management talent it needs to generate prosperity.

For more information on sponsorship, contact Lisa Leander at or +1.202.628.9043


For more information, please contact GBSN at or +1.202.628.9040