Young Professionals in the HKU Business School

Programme Code: SISB2102

Faculty of: Business and Economics

Level-of-study: S3-S5

Area of Interest: Business

Programme Period: July 26, 2021 to July 30, 2021

Programme Fee: HKD 6,500

Discount(s) on Programme Fee:

20% - Academy Summer Scholarship or Alumni Discount
10% - Referral Discount
5% - Early Bird Discount (Deadline: February 28, 2021) or Private Discount

* All discounts are NOT in conjunction with any other discounts. For further details, please visit here.

Deadline for Application: June 14, 2021

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Academic Areas: Accounting – Business Innovation – Economics and Finance – FinTech – Strategic Management and Creative Marketing

Programme Description:

Explore the fun side of business and economics in a five-day programme offering secondary school students a vibrant and rewarding experience with faculty and students of the HKU Business School during the summer.

The programme is composed of lectures given by the instructors of the HKU Business School, and interaction with current business students for exchange of ideas and experience.  Aspects of accounting, business innovation, marketing, and business strategy and management, and their applications in today’s business world will be covered.  Latest topics on economics and finance will also be discussed.  The programme will conclude with a startup pitch competition for students to persuade their professors to “invest” in their company.

Learning objectives:  

The main objective of the programme is to allow prospective students to explore and discover their interest in various areas of business and economics, and offer some insight into what an undergraduate programme in Business may help them achieve.

Course Schedule: 10 sessions (10:00 – 13:00 and 14:30 – 17:30) during the entire programme period.

Course Instructor(s) – (Alphabetical by first name)

• HKU Summer Institute reserves the right to change, amend, modify, suspend, continue or terminate all or any part of the programme either in an individual case or in general, at any time without notice.

• You understand that you must be available for the entire duration of the programme, from the start to the end of the programme. 20% absence is allowed for emergencies or sick leave with legitimate reason and official letterhead proof for the absence. Students have the responsibility to contact the programme coordinator and/or teacher concerned about this ahead of time. No exceptions will be made, unless prior approval has been given. You are expected to be punctual for all classes and tutorials. Unexcused cases of lateness may count as absence. Students who fail to achieve an 80% of attendance or absence without legitimate reason and official letterhead proof for the absence will not be awarded the HKU Credits or the Certificate of Completion.