Mr. Robert Chow Yung, BBS
Founder of Hong Kong Transit Publishing Company
Date: 19th February 2013 (Tuesday)
Time: 19:00 - 20:30
Venue: The University of Hong Kong
The Hon. Jasper Tsang Yok-sing, GBS, JP
President of the Legislative Council
Date: 25th February 2013 (Monday)
Time: 19:00 - 20:30
Venue: The University of Hong Kong
Mr. Michael Dorsher
Director of Asia Bloomberg Institute
Date: 26th February 2013 (Tuesday)
Time: 19:30 - 21:00
Venue: The University of Hong Kong
Mr. Bernard Poon
Divisional President of CPA Australia and Managing Director of Ernst & Young
Date: 28th February 2013 (Thursday)
Time: 19:00 - 20:30
Venue: The University of Hong Kong
Ms Carolyn Chui
Executive Director of Investments, Private Wealth Manager, Merrill Lynch (Asia Pacific) Limited
Date: 1st March 2013 (Friday)
Time: 19:00 - 20:30
Venue: The University of Hong Kong
The Hon. Emily Lau Wai-hing, JP
Legislative Council Member and Chairwoman of the Democratic Party
Date: 4th March 2013 (Monday)
Time: 19:00 - 20:30
Venue: Ramada Hong Kong Hotel
Mr. Tse Yung-hoi
Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Bank of China International Holdings Limited
Date: 4th March 2013 (Monday)
Time: 19:00 - 20:30
Venue: The University of Hong Kong
Mr. Philip Tsai Wing-chung, JP
Audit Partner of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu and Former President of HKICPA
Date: 5th March 2013 (Tuesday)
Time: 19:00 - 20:30
Venue: The University of Hong Kong
Mr. Lam Woon-kwong, GBS, JP
Chairman of Equal Opportunities Commission
Date: 6th March 2013 (Wednesday)
Time: 19:00 - 20:30
Venue: The University of Hong Kong
The Hon. Alan Leong Kah-kit, S
Legislative Council Member and Leader of the Civic Party
Date: 7th March 2013 (Thursday)
Time: 19:00 - 20:30
Venue: The University of Hong Kong
Mr. Allen Lee Peng-fei, CBE, JP
Chairman of Pacific Dimension Consultants Limited and Former Chairman of Liberal Party
Date: 15th March 2013 (Friday)
Time: 19:00 - 20:30
Venue: The University of Hong Kong
Mr. Louis Leung
President of Wing On Professional Group
Date: 15th March 2013 (Friday)
Time: 19:00 - 20:30
Venue: Ramada Hong Kong Hotel
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Barclays
Date: 21st February 2013 (Thursday)
Time: 17:00 - 18:30
Bloomberg
Date: 26th February 2013 (Tuesday)
Time: TBC
Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Date: 27th February 2013 (Wednesday)
Time: TBC
Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu
Date: 28th February 2013 (Thursday)
Time: 15:00 - 17:30
Nan Fung Group
Date: 4th March 2013 (Monday)
Time: 16:30 - 17:30
Ernst & Young
Date: 5th March 2013 (Tuesday)
Time: TBC
Wing On Professional Group
Date: 8th March 2013 (Friday)
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Date: 8th March 2013 (Friday)
Time: 15:30 - 17:30
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Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu
Date: 5th March 2013 (Monday)
Time: 14:00 - 17:30
Wing On Professional Group
Date: 8th March 2013 (Friday)
Time: 09:00 - 18:15
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CV Writing Workshops
SHINEWING (HK) CPA Limited
Date: 25th February 2013 (Monday)
Time: 18:00 - 19:30
Venue: The University of Hong Kong
Centaline Financial Services Limited
Date: 4th March 2013 (Monday)
Time: 16:00 - 18:00
Venue: The University of Hong Kong
Mock Interviews
Centaline Financial Services Limited
Date: 18th March 2013 (Monday)
Time: 16:30 - 19:30
Venue: The University of Hong Kong
SHINEWING (HK) CPA Limited
Date: 18th March 2013 (Monday)
Time: 16:30 - 19:30
Venue: The University of Hong Kong
Ernst & Young (with Interview Tips Workshop)
Date: TBC
Time: TBC
Venue: The University of Hong Kong
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Mr. Chip Tsao
A multilingual Hong Kongbased columnist, broadcaster and writer.
Does Money Make the World Go Round - A New Perspective for Business Students

Business students have always been at the centre of discussion these days when our society reflects on whether we need so many business students in Hong Kong. Many even advocate that university education should put more emphasis on humanity and other more “academic” subjects. However, when there is demand, there is supply. In view of this debate, we have successfully invited Mr. Chip Tsao, an experienced cross-media worker who is famous of his peculiar insights into social issues.

Date: 27th February 2013 (Wednesday)
Time: 18:00 - 19:30
Venue: The University of Hong Kong


Mr. Yu Kam-hung
Senior Managing Director of Valuation & Advisory Services, Greater China at CBRE HK Limited
Shattering the Corporate Glass Ceiling - An Asian Perspective on How to Climb the Career Ladder

Working in multinational corporations come with promising career prospects. That aside, business students should remain aware of the recurrent HR issue in multicultural environment: “Corporate Glass Ceiling”. Yu is one of the few Hong Kong-born executive, without any overseas study background, who has made his way to senior management level on board of the Greater China team of CBRE, the global leader in commercial real estate management. Get tips and advice from Yu on how to climb the career ladder – taking into account potential career blocks and obstacles one may encounter in multinational Corporations.

Date: 20th March 2013 (Wednesday)
Time: 19:00 - 21:00
Venue: The University of Hong Kong
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Programmes:
Launch Ceremony
Career Development - A Training and Development Perspective
A Day with Cathay Pacific
AIA Internship Programme
Dialogue with Celebrities
Firm Visits
Management Apprenticeship Programme
Skill Sharpening Series - CV Writing Workshops and Mock Interviews
The Thoroughfare to Success Series
Counter Period
Date: 21 - 25 January 2013 (Monday - Friday)
Time: 10:30 - 18:30
Venue: K.K. Leung Concourse
About Career Explorer 2013
Career Explorer 2013 is a large-scale career-planning event which aims to provide hands-on experience to members that encourages them to jump out of lecture halls and have a glimpse of the actual business environment through a series of sub-functions. As the business environment of Hong Kong and the globe changes every day, there is the need for future leaders to explore new opportunities and pave their path according to their interests, and more importantly, the reality they are situated in.
Launch Ceremony
The Launch Ceremony of Career Explorer 2013 is a warm welcome extended to all participants and sponsors of this BEA highlighted event of the year. This is an opportunity for BEA to acknowledge the strong support from the Faculty and sponsoring companies. With this official opening, it signifies the start of the exciting events coming ahead.
Date: 22nd February 2013 (Friday)
Time: 13:15 - 14:00
Venue: Sun Yat-sen Place, The University of Hong Kong
Career Development - A Training and Development Perspective
Highlights
What does your future look like if nothing unexpected happens?
What does climbing the corporate ladder really mean?
What do you really want in your life? What career options do you have?
What is required of you? What are the essentials of building a career?
Speaker: Mr. Kelvin Ng -
General Manager of Training & Organization Development of Human Resources Department of Nan Fung Development Ltd.
Date: 5th March 2013 (Tuesday)
Time: 16:30 - 18:00
Venue: The University of Hong Kong
A Day with Cathay Pacific
A Day with Cathay Pacific is a tailor-made function that specially caters the need of students who are fond of exploring something new on their career path. Cathay Pacific, a renowned airline, is pleased to offer us a special career-oriented visit to their headquarter to catch a glimpse of their work. Participants will have the opportunity to meet the recruitment team of Cathay Pacific and have a relaxing and yet inspiring experience.
Date: 11th March 2013 (Monday)
Time: 10:00 - 16:00
Venue: Cathay Pacific City
Programme: Career Talks: Management Trainee Programme, Cadet Pilot Programme, Flight Attendant Recruitment
Buffet Lunch
Cathay Pacific City Visit
AIA Internship
The four-day internship programme is designed to include both fundamental knowledge as well as practical skills of Financial Planners. Experienced practitioners will share their real-life work experience and critical success factors. Interactive group exercises are incorporated into the programme not only to inspire and widen the scope of students in planning their future career path, but also to enhance their interpersonal skills demanded in today’s business world.
Date: 12th - 15th March 2013 (Tuesday - Friday)
Time: 09:30 - 18:00

Priorities are given to Year 3 students.
Dialogue with Celebrities
Dialogue with Celebrities engages participants who are passionate about socialising with people of high status in society and exchanging ideas with them. Each dinner session in this sub-function will only invite a small group of participants so each of them could have more chances to talk with the celebrity and would have the opportunity to share their views on certain issues.
Participating Guests:         
Mr. Robert Chow Yung, BBS The Hon. Jasper Tsang Yok-sing, GBS, JP
Mr. Michael Dorsher Mr. Bernard Poon
Ms Carolyn Chui The Hon. Emily Lau Wai-hing, JP
Mr. Tse Yung-hoi Mr. Philip Tsai Wing-chung, JP
Mr. Lam Woon-kwong, GBS, JP The Hon. Alan Leong Kah-kit, SC
Mr. Allen Lee Peng-fei, CBE, JP Mr. Louis Leung
    
Click HERE to see further details of each guest

Firm Visits
By cooperating with renowned firms in the city, Firm Visits offer a valuable chance for members to have a glimpse of how companies run their business. The introduction by the company representatives may give further information about the respective industries which serve as a reliable reference for participants when choosing the field they would like to enter. Through a more interactive way of learning, participants would be able to engage themselves in a field they are interested in.
Participating Firms:
Barclays
Bloomberg
Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Nan Fung Group
Ernst & Young
Wing On Professional Group
PricewaterhouseCoopers

Click HERE to see further details for each visits.
Management Apprenticeship Programme
By allowing participants to work as an apprentice for a whole day in the selected companies ranging from growing to well-developed, the Management Apprenticeship Programme aims to provide participants with on the job training and an opportunity to experience companies’ working culture.
Participating Firms:
Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu
Wing On Professional Group

Click HERE to see further details for each programme.
Skill Sharpening Series
To be a competent applicant in the job market, other than the basic business knowledge and relative experience, the way how one packages himself is an essential skill that can never be neglected. The Skill Sharpening Series incorporates both CV writing and mock interview sessions to drill on essentials that allow members to stand out from the large pool of talents and present themselves as a well-prepared and confident candidate.
CV Writing Workshops   Mock Interviews
Participating Firms: Participating Firms:
SHINEWING (HK) CPA Limited Centaline Financial Services Limited
Centaline Financial Services Limited SHINEWING (HK) CPA Limited
Ernst & Young (With Interview Tips Workshop)

Click HERE to see further details for each workshop.
The Thoroughfare to Success Series
The Thoroughfare to Success Series is a combination of interactive talks that aims at getting participants familiar with the skills, mindset and rational expectation that are necessary for going up in the world. While some of the sessions place their emphasis on the needs of a business novice, such as survival skills and knowledge on current issues, we hope to explore and stimulate participants to work outside the box.
Speakers:
Mr. Chip Tsao
Mr. Yu Kam-hung

Click HERE to see further details for each talk.
Lucky Draw
Gift vouchers will be given out daily for FREE starting from today til 25th January 2013 (Friday).
How to join the Career Explorer 2013 lucky draw?
1. LIKE the “Career Explorer 2013” Facebook page (www.facebook.com/ce2013beahkusu)
2. POST your full name (i.e. Chan Tai Ming Peter) on the Facebook page ONCE only
3. DONE!

All BEA members are eligible to join and winners will be announced daily through phone call and Facebook.
Do share the event with your friends and grasp the latest news of Career Explorer 2013!
So what are YOU waiting for? ACT NOW!
Acknowledgement