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.
|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.
|Classes Duration||5 days + 1 day for Closing Ceremony
From 14 July to 30 July
|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.|
|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
|Classes Fee||Standard Fee: HKD7,000
Early Bird: $6,000
School Nominated: $5,000
|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:
- A reference letter written by the principal of his/her current school; and
- 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 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.|
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