18-19 Local Training

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YSBC@CUHK – Hong Kong Jockey Club Youth Programme has organised S.I. Leaders Sharing and S.I. Leadership Workshops in October – November 2017 for CUHK students and alumni who are interested in social entrepreneurship.

S.I. Leaders Sharing invited four young social entrepreneurs, including Mr. Noah Cheng (Co-founder of Wheel Thing Makers and GAAU1 UP), Ms. Comma Leung (Founder of Mosi Mosi), Mr. Clive Sit (Founder of made in sample) and Ms. Gigi Lo (Founder of Translate for Her) to share their experiences on establishing their social enterprises. They also shed light on how they manage to integrate their professions into their social entrepreneurship and the challenges they have encountered throughout their journey.

S.I. Leadership Workshop invited four speakers who discussed different social issues, project design methods, theories of social enterprise/business, and management skills. Mr. Wong Hung discussed “Reflection on Poverty Issue in Hong Kong – the Vulnerable Groups”, Mr. Yu Tsuen-Kweun and Dr. Luk Tak-Chuen discussed “Global Vision of Social Innovation –Regional & Global Experience”and Ms. Elsie Tsui discussed “Design Thinking”.

A Community Tour was also organized and 11 students and alumni visited Sham Shui Po, with the guidance of 2 YMCA social workers and local Kai Fong. The Community Tour explored the homelessness issue and problems arisen from redevelopment, at the same time much valuable local resources were discovered.




S.I. Leaders Sharing on 9th Oct, 2018 by Mr. Noah Cheng, Miss Comma Leung, Mr. Clive Sit and Miss Gigi Lo

Reflection on Poverty Issue in Hong Kong – the Vulnerable Groups on 15th Oct, 2018 by Mr. Wong Hung

Community Tour to Sham Shui Po on 20th Oct, 2018

Global Vision of Social Innovation – Regional & Global Experience on 25th Oct, 2018 by Mr. Yu Tsuen-Kweun and Dr. Luk Tak-Chuen

Design Thinking on 15th Nov, 2018 by Ms. Elsie Tsui

S.I. Leadership Workshop (II)

Yunus Social Business Centre@CUHK is going to organise S.I. Leadership Workshop II, which aims to facilitate participants’ acquisition of in-depth knowledge of the underprivileged, and adopt people-oriented approach to address social needs and challenges.  Details are as follows:

Design Thinking (II)*

Date : 26 January 2019 (Saturday)

Time : 2:00 – 6:00 pm

Venue : I-Lounge, Yasumoto International Academic Park

Speaker : Ms. Elsie Tsui (Project Director of Centre for Entrepreneurship, CUHK)

Digital Marketing

Date : 26 February 2019 (Tuesday)

Time : 7:00 – 9:30 pm

Venue : Room 502, Wong Foo Yuan Building

Speaker : Ms. Joyce Leung (Corporate Affairs & Marketing Manager of Fimmick; Co-founder and

Chief Executive Officer of Eldage)

Social Impact Assessment

Date : 18 May 2019 (Saturday)

Time : 2:00 – 4:30 pm

Venue : Room 502, Wong Foo Yuan Building

Speaker : Dr. Terence Yuen (Founder and Executive Director of Hong Kong Institute of Social Impact Analysts)

Operation Plan Writing Skills

Date : 18 May 2019 (Saturday)

Time : 5:00 – 7:30 pm

Venue : Room 502, Wong Foo Yuan Building

Speaker : Dr. Claire Wang (Centre Administrative Secretary of Yunus Social Business Centre@CUHK)

The aforementioned activities welcome participation of all CUHK students and alumni.  If interested, please register here before the deadline on 25 January 2019 (Friday).

If you have any enquiry, please contact Mr. Or of this Centre at 3943 3227 (Tel) or timothycnor@cuhk.edu.hk (Email).

* It is recommended that participants should have basic concept of design thinking.  Those who have attended the Workshop on Design Thinking (I) organised by Yunus Social Business Centre@CUHK in November 2018 are also accepted.