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INTRODUCTION

Venture into Future Career (VFC) Programme is a brand new programme exclusively for HKU Business School's Undergraduate Students. Partnering with Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company Limited (Cyberport) and Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), the selected students will have the chance to

 

  • receive career advice and coaching ;
  • 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.

 

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. 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 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. 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

No.

Event

Date & Time

/Online Information Session (real time)4 Aug 2021 (Wed) 6 - 7 pm
/Online Information Session (video recording)25 Aug 2021 (Wed) 6 - 7 pm

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Preparatory Session

15 Sep 2021 (Wed) 5:30 – 7:30 pm

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Individual Career Coaching Session

16 - 28 Sep 2021

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

1

Night with CEO / CFO/ seasoned industry leader - Ms. Amy Lam, Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl)29 Sep 2021 (Wed) 5:30 – 7:00 pm
 Coffee Chat with Ms. Amy Lam, Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl)2 Oct 2021 (Sat) 10:00am to 12:00 noon

2

Night with CEO / CFO/ seasoned industry leader - Mr. Alvin Kwock, OneDegree6 Oct 2021 (Wed) 5:30 – 7:00 pm
 Coffee Chat with Mr. Alvin Kwock, OneDegree

9 Oct 2021 (Sat)

*Exact time to be announced

3

Night with CEO / CFO/ seasoned industry leader - Mr. Harry CS Ho, AOB CPA & Co.20 Oct 2021 (Wed) 5:30 – 7:00 pm
 Coffee Chat with Mr. Harry CS Ho, AOB CPA & Co.

23 Oct 2021 (Sat) afternoon

*Exact time to be announced

4

Night with CEO / CFO/ seasoned industry leader - Mr. Christopher Hugentobler, Bowtie Life Insurance Company Limited27 Oct 2021 (Wed) 5:30 – 7:00 pm
 Coffee Chat with Mr. Christopher Hugentobler, Bowtie Life Insurance Company Limited

30 Oct 2021 (Sat) morning

*Exact time to be announced

5

Closing Ceremony

Early/ mid-Nov 2021

*Details to be announced

6

Winter InternshipLate Dec 2021 – mid-Jan 2022

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

 

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.

 

 

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 early/ mid-September 2021.

 

Application Deadline: 31 Aug 2021 (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