The Hong Kong Productivity Council’s Business Management Training Centre makes use of the Malcolm Baldridge Model and the Competence Ladder Model in its courses, which focus on leadership, strategic planning and customer and market focus measurement. The courses are aimed at senior and middle managers, as well as frontline operators.
The institute has more than 20 years of experience in providing continuing education and vocational training. They offer everything from short courses to post-graduate degrees in areas ranging from finance and management to fashion design, psychology and languages.
HKBU has an extensive range of courses on offer, both full- and part-time, for short courses, diplomas, degree and post graduate qualifications. Courses run from business to marketing, and topics taught includes everything from health to jewelry. They also run a selection of information days throughout the year. They offer diplomas in a variety of disciplines including their latest diploma for health counseling, which enables health care professionals to hone their communication and counseling skills.
The HKIED is dedicated to the professional development of teacher education in Hong Kong. It confers undergraduate and master’s degrees, post-graduate diplomas and certificates. The Faculty of Languages, Arts and Sciences and Faculty of Professional and Early Childhood Education offer full- and part-time programs in pre-primary, primary, secondary and post-secondary levels. It also has a Division of Continuing Professional Education that offers enhancement and training courses, workshops, consultancies, research, projects, and award-bearing programs.
Established in 1999, the School of Professional Education and Executive Development (SPEED) provides lifelong education opportunities for people with different education needs, to enrich and enhance their long-term learning experience. SPEED covers diverse subjects ranging from sub-degree to postgraduate level in both full-time and part-time study modes; courses include fashion and hospitality management.
Progress U offers an intensive two-day seminar with the French Chamber of Commerce about employee retainment aimed at business owners, middle and senior managers as well as human resource managers. The workshop examines the seven hidden reasons why people resign and the best ways to address this. The workshop also looks at long-term goals, examining how managers can develop leadership practices that influence key retention of talent.
The Hong Kong Management Association offers a wide range of programs, courses and workshops, including bachelors, masters and doctorate degrees as well as short courses and workshops by local and overseas experts. The courses are varied, and have titles such as “The Art of Managing People” and “Coaching for Organizational Excellence.”
This professional consultancy business specializes at coaching people in the art of interviewing. Sessions follow either a one-on-one or group format. A recruitment service is also available and Invegine prides itself on customized care through the building of long-term relationships to better understand clients and thus save time sourcing candidates.
The OUHK was the first university to offer open and distance learning in Hong Kong, providing students with the flexibility of studying at their own pace under distance learning programs, in addition to full-time face-to-face programs, postgraduate taught programs and professional training and short courses. All courses are fully accredited and the distance learning programmes offered are recognized both locally and overseas.
The ever loved and non-profit YWCA has an array of exercise classes in its summer program including tennis, Balance & Flow (a combination of yoga, tai chi and pilates) and group capoeira from Brazil. Capoeira combines martial arts, acrobatics and music, meaning you can work out in a playful style whilst singing along to traditional songs in Portuguese. Capoeira classes cost $1,040 for eight sessions. View the full schedule of classes on their website or pick up a summer program.