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INTRODUCTION

Venture into Future Career (VFC) is a brand new programme exclusively for HKU Business Schools Undergraduate Students. Partnering with Cyberport and Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), the selected 30 students will have the chance to

 

  • receive career advice and coaching from faculty member and trainer;
  • get in touch with CEO/ CFO/ seasoned industry leaders for first-hand industry information; and
  • be offered an internship opportunity at the collaborating company

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STRUCTURE

VFC consists of 2 MANDATORY sessions: Preparatory Session and Sharing Session (Online Webinar).

 

Preparatory Session

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. Besides, individual career coaching session will be provided by our faculty member to all participants before the guests’ talks. 

 

Sharing Session

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.

**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

No.

Event

Date & Time

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Preparatory Session

Oct 12 (Mon) 5:30 – 7:00 pm

/

Career Coaching by Faculty Member

Oct 13 (Tue)

*A 10 – 15 minutes individual session for each student will be arranged

1

Introduction of Cyberport and FinTech Development in HK

Oct 14 (Wed) 5:30 – 7:00 pm

2

Career Opportunities and Challenges in the Wake of Pandemic

Oct 21 (Wed) 5:30 – 7:00 pm

3

Night with CEO / CFO*

Oct 28 (Wed) 5:30 – 7:00 pm

4

Night with CEO / CFO / MT *

Nov 4 (Wed) 5:30 – 7:00 pm

5

Night with CEO / CFO*

Nov 11 (Wed) 5:30 – 7:00 pm

6

Night with Entrepreneurs*

Nov 18 (Wed) 5:30 – 7:00 pm

 

ADMISSIONS

Deposit refund policies

30 students will be selected. 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.

 

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

Interested students please submit an online application HERE. Applicants are required to upload the following documents in the online application form:

  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?

*Only selected students will be notified of the application results which are available in late September 2020.

 

Application Deadline: 15 Sep 2020 (Tue), 23:59 (HKT)

 

Application Form via this LINK

 

ENQUIRIES

Ms. Iki Chan of HKU Business School at phone: 3917-0087 or email: ugfbecareer@hku.hk