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INTRODUCTION

Partnering with Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company Limited (Cyberport) and Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)Venture into Future Career (VFC) is an exclusive programme for HKU Business School's Undergraduate StudentsThe selected students will have the chance to:

  • attend the training workshops;

  • receive 1-on-1 career advice and coaching;

  • get in touch with CEO/ CFO/ seasoned industry leaders for first-hand industry information; and

  • be offered a potential internship opportunity at the collaborating company

STRUCTURE

VFC consists of 2 MANDATORY sessions: Preparatory Sessions and Sharing Sessions.

 

Preparatory Sessions

To jump start your career, personality tests or other tools will be introduced to let you have a better understanding of your strengths and weaknesses.

Each student will receive written comments on their submitted CVs. Besides, individual career coaching session will be given to interested students who signed up for the session. 

 

Sharing Sessions

CEO/ CFO/ seasoned leaders will be invited to share with you the latest recruitment trend, job market information, career development advice in the wake of pandemics. You will be able to have direct dialogue with C-suite executives. Each student will be matched with a guest speaker for one Coffee Chat.

**Certificates will be awarded to students who successfully complete the programme.

 

INTERNSHIP

Best performing students may be offered internship opportunity from the collaborating company/companies. Selection criteria is based on the following:

  • Voluntary submission of reflection report after every session; and
  • Quality of reflection reports

SCHEDULE

Event

Date & Time

Information Session5 Sep 2022 (Mon) 5:00 - 6:00 pm HKT
Programme Application Deadline14 Sep 2022 (Wed) Noon
Release of OfferBy 21 Sep 2022 (Wed)

Preparatory Session 1:
Identify Your Career Interest

28 Sep 2022 (Wed) 5:30 - 7:30 pm
Opening Ceremony29 Sep 2022 (Thurs) 6:30 - 7:30 pm
Preparatory Session 2:
How to Network to Get a Job
6 Oct 2022 (Thurs) 2:30 - 4:30 pm
Individual Career Coaching Session

Mid-October 2022

*A 10 - 15 minutes individual session for students who are interested

Night with CEO / CFO/ seasoned industry leader - Ms. Margaret Mak20 Oct 2022 (Thurs) 5:30 - 7:00 pm
Coffee Chat with Margaret Mak22 Oct 2022 (Sat) TBC
Night with CEO / CFO/ seasoned industry leader - Mr. Calvin Cheng, Wizpresso27 Oct 2022 (Thurs) 5:30 - 7:00 pm
Coffee Chat with Mr. Calvin Cheng, Wizpresso

29 Oct 2022 (Sat) TBC

Night with CEO / CFO/ seasoned industry leader - Mr. Charles Whittaker, Swire Hotel Group3 Nov 2022 (Thurs) 5:30 - 7:00 pm
Coffee Chat with Mr. Charles Whittaker, Swire Hotels Group

5 Nov 2022 (Sat) TBC

 

Night with CEO / CFO/ seasoned industry leader - Mr. Floyd Newsum, RPA

10 Nov 2022 (Thurs) 3:30 - 5:00 pm

Coffee Chat with Mr. Floyd Newsum, RPA

12 Nov 2022 (Sat) TBC

Winter Internship28 Dec 2022 (Wed) - 15 Jan 2023 (Sun)

**Venue of the Coffee Chat may not be in HKU campus, and is subject to mutual agreement between the speaker and students.

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

Application Detail

Applicants are required to upload the following documents,

  1. Most updated resume/ CV (word/ pdf format)
  2. Motivation Essay (one A-4 page in word/ pdf format) telling us the following:
    - Why would you like to take part in this programme?
    - What do you want to accomplish at the end of this programme?
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Application Deadline: 14 September 2022 (Wedneday), 12:00 noon (HKT)

*Only selected students will be notified of the application results which are available by 21 September 2022 (Wednesday).

 

 

ADMISSIONS

Deposit refund policies

A refundable deposit of HK$1,000 has to be paid at the time we issue offer. The deposit will be refunded upon successful completion of the programme. Please note that full attendance to every arranged activity is expected, otherwise refundable deposit will be forfeited.

 

INFORMATION SESSION

HYBRID Information Session will be held on 5 Sep 2022 (Mon) to introduce the programme. Details are listed in below,
 

Highlights:

  • Programme introduction by Dr. Winnie Leung, Assistant Dean (Undergraduate), HKU Business School (35-min)

  • Q&A session (15-min)

Information Session Detail

Date:5 September 2022 (Monday)
Time:5:00pm – 6:00pm HKT
Venue (Hybrid):KK Leung Building, Room 301 or Online via Zoom
(please indicate your preference)
Language:English
Target:All HKU Business School UG Students
Registration for Info Session*:Click Here
Info Session Registration Deadline: 4 September 2022 (Sun) 11:59pm

*Seats are limited. Successful registrants will be informed in due course

 

IMPORTANT DATES

Information Session (Hybrid)

5 September 2022 (Mon) 5:00p.m. HKT

Programme Application Deadline

14 September 2022 (Wed) Noon HKT

Release the Offer

By 21 September 2022 (Wed)

 

ENQUIRIES

Ms. Suki Chan of HKU Business School

Phone: 3917-0087;  Email: ugfbecareer@hku.hk

 

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