S.I. Leadership Workshop I (19-20)

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S.I. Leadership Workshop I (19-20) 2019-11-05T08:37:25+00:00

S.I. Leadership Workshop (I)

The centre is going to launch the first phase of S.I. Leadership Workshop in this academic year in order to encourage participants to advance existing services or products to meet social needs.  Participants will gain in-depth knowledge of the underprivileged and adopt people-oriented approach to address social challenges.  Details are as follows:

Reflection on Poverty Issue in Hong Kong – The Vulnerable Groups

Date                           : 24 October 2019 (Thursday)
Time                            : 7:00 – 9:30 pm
Venue                         : Room 502, Wong Foo Yuan Building
Speaker:                        Prof. Wong Hung (Director of Yunus Social Business Centre@CUHK and Associate Professor of Department of Social Work, CUHK)
Language                    : Cantonese
Enrolment Deadline    : 22 October 2019 (Tuesday)

Community Tour

Date                            : 2 November 2019 (Saturday)
Time                           : 2:00 – 5:00 pm
Venue                          : Sham Shui Po
Content                      : To observe needs of the community and to examine its problems
Language                    : Cantonese
Quota                          : 16
Enrolment Deadline    : 22 October 2019 (Tuesday)

Global Vision of Social Innovation – Regional & Global Experience

Date                            : 7 November 2019 (Thursday)
Time                           : 7:00 – 9:30 pm
Venue                          : Room 502, Wong Foo Yuan Building
Speaker                       : 1. Mr. Yu Tsuen Kweun (Director of Service and Product, South and Southeast Asia of The Center for Child Rights and Corporate Social Responsibility)

  1. Dr. Luk Tak Chuen (Project Co-ordinator of Yunus Social Business Centre@CUHK)

Language                    : Cantonese
Enrolment Deadline    : 5 November 2019 (Tuesday)

Design Thinking

Design Thinking & Social Innovation

Enrolment Deadline    : 5 November 2019 (Tuesday)

Date                            : 20 Nov 2019 (Wed.)
Time                           : 7:00 – 9:30 pm
Venue                          : WMY 304
Speaker                       : Prof. Alvin Yip

Language                    : Cantonese

(Founding Partner of CIRCUS, CIRCUS TRAM and CIRCUS ACADEMY,

Visiting Professor and Vice Dean of City Design and Innovation at Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing,

Founder Director of Jockey Club Design Institute for Social Innovation at PolyU Hong Kong 2008-2015)

The aforementioned workshops welcome participation of all CUHK students and alumni.  Interested parties please register here.  If you have any enquiry, please contact this Centre at 3943 3229 (Tel) or ysbc@cuhk.edu.hk (Email).

Yunus Social Business Centre@CUHK: Social Innovation Activities

The Centre will launch various activities to encourage participants to advance existing services or products to meet social needs. Through the activities like “Social Innovation Competition” and “Overseas Exchange”, participants will gain in-depth knowledge of the underprivileged and adopt people-oriented approach to address social challenges. Winners of the “Social Innovation Competition” will receive the S.I. Leadership Award (in terms of seed money up to HK$160,000) to implement their social innovation projects. Details of the activities are as follows:

Briefing Session

Date: 2 October 2019 (Wednesday)
Time: 7:00 – 9:30 pm
Venue: Room 502, Wong Foo Yuan Building
Target: All CUHK students and alumni
Language: Cantonese
Content: 1. Award presentation ceremony and sharing session of S.I. Leadership Award 2018-19

  1. Introduction to the “S.I. Leadership Workshop”, “Social Innovation Competition” and “Overseas Exchange” in 2019-20

Registration: Please click here
Deadline: 29 September 2019 (Sunday)

Other Activities

  1. “S.I. Leadership Workshop (I)” * and “S.I. Leaders Sharing”: October – November 2019
  2. “S.I. Leadership Workshop (II)” *, “S.I. Leaders Sharing” and “Social Innovation Competition”: January – July 2020
  3. “Overseas Exchange” – Social Business Regional Forum (Taiwan): April 2020
  4. “Overseas Exchange” – Study Tour (Bangladesh): June 2020

*    With different topics on separate occasions

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

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