Summer Course 2021

HKFYG SIC Summer Course – Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation



This course aims to equip Form 1 to Form 4 students with the 21st Century Skills, with the focus of entrepreneurship and social innovation.  Through this course, youngsters can understand the social problems in Hong Kong and try to draft a business plan to improve the world a better place.


Key skills that will be covered in the course:

– Creativity and entrepreneurial mindset

– Problem solving skills

– Communication skills

– Collaboration skills

– Empathy and caring

– Knowledge of practical online tools to expedite the process of social innovation


Features of the classes

Information overloaded in this century, traditional education is no longer sufficient to give youngsters to connect the world and surroundings.  We aim to offer student from the basis of theory to practice by learning through different necessary skills and mindset under the flow of exploration, research, execution and review.


Class schedule

Date Morning Session Afternoon Session
14 July Welcoming & Ice Breaking Understanding of character attributes of participants
16 July Design Thinking Workshop Hypothesize, propose and establish of social issues and needs
21 July Understanding the Business Model & Social Innovation Marketing Skills Training & Introduction of Online Tools
23 July CEO shadowing – Meet with Founders of Startups and site visit
28 July Presentation Skills Training PPT and proposal preparation
30 July Mock Presentation & Preparation Final Presentation & Closing Ceremony


– SIC reserves the right to modify the rules and contents of the classes.
# Parents and guests will be invited to join the Closing Ceremony.


Basic Information

Classes Duration 5 days + 1 day for Closing Ceremony

From 14 July to 30 July

  • F.4 students in the 2021/2022 academic years
  • Who demonstrate collaborative ability and are motivated
Medium of Instruction Cantonese supplemented with English
Certificate of Completion Upon fulfillment of 80% attendance or more, participants will be awarded a Certificate of Completion.


Key Days

Class Dates 14 July – 30 July
Class Time 10:00am – 5:30pm (Lunch Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm)
Briefing Date 10 June 2020 (Thursday) 7:00pm

HKFYG Social Innovation and Youth Business Unit, Unit B-E, 11/F, Genesis, 33-35 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Hong Kong

Application Deadline 28 June
Audition Dates 3 July
Information Day 10 July



Application Fee Free of Charge

  • Eligible applicants will be invited for audition
  • Report of Character analysis will be provided
Classes Fee Standard Fee: HKD7,000

Early Bird: $6,000

School Nominated: $5,000



  • Site Visit
  • Lunch
  • All learning materials
School Nominations A hard copy of school nomination letter should be submitted to the Secretariat.



Subsidies are provided for outstanding applicants in financial need and are only available to Hong Kong residents studying in local secondary schools.

Subsidy applicants MUST provide:

  1. A reference letter written by the principal of his/her current school; and
  2. The application result of School Textbook Assistance Scheme, or a copy of the Certificate of Comprehensive Social Security Assistance.

Successful subsidy applicants will receive a full subsidy (full waiver of the classes fee).


Application Procedures

Application Methods
  1. Please complete the online application form.
  2. Eligible applicants will be invited for audition in July.
  3. Selected applicants will receive the Acceptance Letter within two weeks after the audition, and should pay for the class fee before the designated day.
Application Deadline 28 June 2021 (Monday)



Adverse Weather Arrangement

The following arrangements apply when:
1. A Typhoon Signal No.8 or above is issued; or
2. The Hong Kong Observatory announces that a Typhoon Signal No.8 or above will be issued within 2 hours; or
3. A Black Rainstorm Warning Signal is issued.

Signal/Announcement Issued Cancellation of Classes
07:00-11:59 Morning classes starting before 14:00 will be cancelled.
12:00-15:59 Afternoon classes starting between 14:00 and before 18:00 will be cancelled.


The following arrangements apply when the Typhoon Signal No.8, or Black Rainstorm Warning Signal is cancelled:

Signal Cancelled Arrangements of Classes
07:00 or before All classes will resume as scheduled.
07:01-12:00 – Morning classes starting before 14:00 will be cancelled;
– Afternoon classes starting between 14:00 and before 18:00 will resume as scheduled.
12:01-16:00 – Afternoon classes starting between 14:00 and before 18:00 will be cancelled.
16:00 or after All afternoon classes starting at or after 14:00 will be cancelled.


Refund Policy

The class fee paid is non-refundable and non-transferable unless otherwise specified: In terms of adverse weather arrangement, HKD500 will be refunded if one whole day of programme is cancelled.




Tel: 3595 0945