Executive Mentorship

Executive Mentorship Programme 2018-19

There is always a gap between school learning and real-world environment. Learning from the university prepares a student to develop his or her own potentials and to adapt to a dynamic world. This programme aims to enhance students’ understanding of the real-world environment, build up social networks and obtain advice for career and personal development through professional coaching and interaction with successful business executives.    

 1. Introduction

There is always a gap between school learning and real-world environment. Learning from the university prepares a student to develop his or her own potentials and to adapt to a dynamic world. This programme aims to enhance students’ understanding  of the real-world environment, build up social networks and obtain advice for career and personal development through professional coaching and interaction with successful business executives.  

 

Mentees and mentors had a great time during Executive Mentorship Programme 2017 Closing & 2018 Welcoming Ceremony held on 13 Jan 2018. Take a look at the Ceremony here:

Some participants have developed fulfilling mentor and mentee relationship. With leading from Ms. Christine Choy, one of our mentors from HR profession, students had a chance to get involved in a Po Leung Kuk consultancy project. Their involvement and working attitude have earned the applause from Ms. Choy and the client.

From left: Ms. Christine Choy (Director & Chief Consultant, Choy’s Human Resource Consultancy Ltd.) with mentees from 2016-17 & 2017-18.

2. Objectives

·         To enhance studentsunderstanding of the real-world environment.

·         To help students have a better self-understanding.

·         To develop students’ confidence in communicating with senior professionals.

·         To build up social networks for students.

·         To help students develop their career interests and career path and to develop their career aspiration. 

3. Features of the Executive Mentorship Programme

·         A guidance from a mentor to a mentee on professional skill and career development.

·         A partnership for mutual sharing and learning between a mentor and mentee.

·         Development of mutual respect, open-mind and positive views.

 

4. Mentors

·         Successful professionals or executives in various sectors, such as, accounting, banking, digital media, education, finance, human resources, marketing, marketing research, and retailing etc.

·         A mentor will serve as a role model, advisor, teacher or friend. 

5. Duration of the Programme

        12 months (Jan – Dec 2019)

 

6. Timeline and Milestones

Date

Milestones

7 Nov 2018

Deadline of application for students

14 Nov 2018

Announcement of result to students

19 Jan 2019

(14:00-16:00)

Welcome Ceremony:

Tea reception for all mentors and mentees

19 Jan – 31 Dec

2019

Relationship building for year 2, 3 & 4 students

(Interim review with mentees on May 2019)

18 Jan 2020

(14:00-16:00)

Closing Ceremony:

Tea reception for all mentors and mentees

(present certificate to students and appreciation token to mentors)

 7. Requirements

·         This programme is open for Year 2, 3 & 4 students.    

·         Successful applicants are required to attend the Welcome Ceremony and Closing Ceremony (except year 4 students).

·         Students need to keep a log book to record of each meeting’s content and all valuable information and feedback.

·         Mentor will offer mentee a valuable review on progress and recommendation for future action at the year-end section.

8. Application

     Application Deadline: 7/11 (Wed)

     Interested students are required to submit:

       1. CV and;

       2. Application Form: (Download here)

     Submission methods:

       1. hardcopy: submit to D701 (Mon – Fri: 9:30am – 12:30pm, 2 – 5:30pm) or;

       2. softcopy: email to Dr Raymond Law at raymondlaw@hsu.edu.hk