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The Way To Success Workshops and Mentorship Programme (TWTS)

Programme Coordinator:

Ms. Mavis Mak, Career Development Officer
Tel No.:+852 3411 2321 
Email: mavis_mak@hkbu.edu.hk

Ms. Sharon Lee, Assistant Career Development Officer
Tel No.:+852 3411 5724
Email: leesharon@hkbu.edu.hk

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Introduction

The Way To Success (TWTS) teaches students how to be successful leaders and focuses on students’ holistic development. Seasoned business executives and experts in international education collaborate to build the TWTS curriculum and teach TWTS courses, resulting in a program rich in practical experience, real-world professional skills and mentorship opportunities.

The program introduces students to the concepts of servanthood, integrity and soft skills leadership in both theory and practice. The curriculum focuses on the identification and integration of soft skills and how these can be utilized to impact the student personally and their spheres of influence.The senior professionals would share their successful story and inspire students in different ways.  Students are therefore expected to prepare themselves better to achieve their personal and career goals. 

Objectives

The objectives of TWTS are:

  • to equip students with better skills for achieving their personal goals;
  • to enhance their soft skills for their future career development; and   
  • to inspire students’ personal and career aspiration from their lecturers/ mentors.

 

Programme Structure

The programme included five modules delivered by six to seven experienced professionals as lecturers / mentors. It also included intensive group discussion, interactive activities and mentoring. Each module lasted for 3 hours and the trainings were held on five Saturdays. Below table lists the five-module training tailored to HKBU students.

 

Module

Objective

Key Message

The Way to Success (26 Oct 2019)

  • Understand curriculum objectives and requirements.
  • Understand real success is to be a servant leader of integrity. 
  • Learn key elements for a successful life: value, vision and purpose. 
  • Course description, objective and requirements.
  • Understand importance of life purpose, vision, value and leadership.
  • Understand importance of being a servant leader of integrity.

 

Trust and integrity (2 Nov 2019)

 

  • Understand the importance of trust and integrity and learn to be a servant leader of integrity.

 

  • Understand the basis of relationship building is trust and integrity.
  • Building trust requires making a commitment to living a life of integrity.
  • Learn to be a trustworthy person.

Servant Leadership (9 Nov 2019)

 

 

  • Understand and learn to practice servant leadership by understanding others’ needs and positively influencing society.  
  • Understand servant leadership and its significance.
  • Learn principles of servant leadership.
  • Learn to exhibit servant leadership in our lives.

Life Management (16 Nov 2019)

  • Understand the importance of prioritising and learn skills of time management
  • Manage your time based on your true values and purposes
  • Identifying life priority
  • How to increase efficiency in time management

Career Development (23 Nov 2019)

 

  • Understand the demand for talent in the marketplace. 
  • Understand how to develop a career plan and prepare for interviews. 
  • Understand the demand for talent in the Chinese and global markets. 
  • Understand ourselves and learn to develop a career plan.
  • Mock interview and feedback.

 

 

TWTS Speakers and Mentors 2018 

TWTS Mentor list

The Way To Success course draws from a network of high qualified professionals. They do not only teach how to build a successful life, but model it. Academically trained and seasoned with real-world experience, our team of trainers bring a unique experience for students who will be inspired to think beyond themselves, cultivate empathy for others and develop an awareness of the needs of their greater community. In TWTS 2018, the speakers and mentors includes (but not limited to): 

  • Brenda CHAN
    • Former Chief Talent Officer (TSL Group)
  • Cecilia HO
    • Head of Business Development (Non-­‐Property -­‐ Sun Hung Kai Properties
  • Constance LOKE
    • Former Principal (Haig Girls’ School – Singapore)
  • David William YANG
    •  Founder (Green Earth Power Company Limited and ASEAN Green BIKE Company). Holder of US Patent and China Patent
  • Jennifer LUKE
    • Chief Corruption Prevention Officer (Independent Commission Against Corruption)
  • Jenny YEUNG
    • Senior Advisor (GRTalent); Gallup Certified Strengths Coach
  • Jonathan WONG
    • Director (Management Development Services Ltd); Senior Associate (Management Centre Europe); Managing Director (Team Altors Consultants)
  • Kenneth WOO
    • Part-time Professor, Institute of China Business (HKU); Executive Director (Wooken Investment Fund); Director & Executive Secretary (Give Back to Community); Former COO (SAP China); MD (GE Information Service).
  • KK IP
    • Director (GR Talent Consulting)
  • Robert FONG
    • Advisor Executive of Government Programs (IBM China/Hong Kong Limited); Vice Chairman (Digital, Information and Telecommunications Committee of Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce). Council of  Hong Kong Computer Society, Hong Kong Information and Technology Federation
  • Sheila CHUANG
    • Honorary Treasurer (YMCA -­‐ HK); Board Director (YMCA -­‐ HK)
  • Tiffany CHOW
    • Head of Event Marketing, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Korea (Bloomberg LP)
  • Trevor MAK
    • Managing Director (Citi Bank)
  • Vanessa LEE
    • Director (China Renaissance)
  • Veronica YEUNG
    • Senior executive (Tertiary Education)

( Mentor list 2019 will be announced soon.)

  • Eligibility:

 All HKBU students are welcome.

  • Quota:

20 UGC-funded Undergraduates 

20 Taught Postgraduates 

  • Deposit

$850

Upon completion of 4 or more workshops: 50% refund

  • Application

Interested students should submit the online application (click here) on or before 27 September 2019. Selected applicants will be invited for an interview on 9 October 2019.

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