From August 19 to August 23 2018, I joined my fellow batch mates (batch 15 Year 1 students) from Global Business Studies
(GBS) on an orientation trip to Seoul, South Korea. In recent years, South Korea has gained wide global recognition with its advancement in the technology field and a broad range of sophisticated electronic appliances. Not only did this trip give us a new perspective on business innovation, but it also offered an opportunity for the batch mates to build precious friendships and create fond memories together.
The orientation trip began with a visit to one of South Korea's most popular telecommunication companies, SK Telecom. During the guided tour to the company’s exhibition zone, we got a glimpse of how the future would transform in a few decades with the introduction of artificial intelligence (A.I.) to the business world and our daily lives. It was thought-provoking to know how deeply we depend on technology in our lives and then realise that A.I. could replace human labour not only in daily trivial tasks, but also in complex operations such as hazard management and medical treatments, and how these changes will contribute to the future business landscape.