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Lingnan High-Flyers Programme 2019-20
Win a startup fund up to HK$10,000 and a FREE tour to the United Kingdom!


BE AN ENTREPRENEURIAL, IMPACTFUL AND INFLUENTIAL GLOBAL LEADER.

The Lingnan High-Flyers programme is an exclusive and highly selective programme designed to cultivate our outstanding students with an entrepreneurial mindset and leadership. The entrepreneurial mindset not only provides a lens for one to see problems as opportunities but also gives confidence for one to solve problems by one’s courage, creativity, resilience and ability to strive for higher achievements in life. A true high-flyer should be an impactful and influential global leader in the future, benefiting oneself, the community and beyond. 


Application Deadline: 12:00 noon, 9 November, 2019

  • Select any SDG and write a short essay (one page). Discuss what and how you can put the goal in action in Hong Kong or beyond in a specific time frame.
  • Form a team with 3 to 5 year1-3 students with at least two different academic disciplines).

Submit Application


About the programme

Make an IMPACT on Our Society!

  • Design and execute your projects with innovative ideas and achievable tasks in response to the sustainable development goals (SDGs) set by the United Nations General Assembly. (https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/sdgs)
  • Coaches will regularly meet and guide your teams with practical advice and guidance.
  • Pitch your project in front of professional judges to win the High-Flyers Challenge.


High-Flyers Awards

Awards Await You!

  • One Champion team will receive a startup fund of HK$10,000.
  • Two Runner-up teams will receive a startup fund of HK$5,000 per team.
  • The Champion team and runner-up teams will join a study tour to the United Kingdom for FREE.

 

Eligibility

  • All Year 1 to Year 3 full-time undergraduate students


Application

  • Select any SDG and write a short essay (one page). Discuss what and how you can put the goal in action in Hong Kong or beyond in a specific time frame.
  • Form a team with 3 to 5 members with at least two different academic disciplines).
  • Submit your application by 12:00 noon on 9 November, 2019 (Sat) (Extended).

 

 


2019

 

 

Oct 31 (Thu)

Kick Start Briefing & Seminar on How to Apply Design Thinking in Daily Life
(4:00pm – 6:00pm / MBG07)

Nov 1 – 8

LUHF Alumni Sharing and Grouping Sessions

Proposal in Action (Trial)
Nov 2019 – Jan 2020

Nov 4 (Mon)

Event Management
(4:30pm – 6:00pm / NAB319CD​)

Nov 7 (Thu)

Start-up/ Entrepreneurship Knowledge and Skillset
(4:30pm – 6:00pm / MBG19)

Nov 8 (Fri) Application Deadline
Nov 11 (Mon) How to be a Service Leader in a Society
(4:30pm – 6:00pm / LKK301)

Nov 11 – 15

Announcement of Application Results

Nov 18 – 22

Warm-up Meeting 1

Nov 25 – 29 Coaching Session 1

2020

 

 

Jan 20-23

Warm-up Meeting 2

Feb 10-13

Semi-final Presentation

Proposal in Action (Enhanced)
Feb – Mar 2020

Feb 17-21

Coaching Session 2

Mar 2-6

Lingnan High-Flyers Expo 2020
(1:00pm -5:00pm / Kin Sun Square)

Mar Public Speaking & Presentation Skills
(TBC)

Mar 9-20

Coaching Session 3

Mar 28 (Sat)

Final Presentation cum Award Ceremony

Late May –
Early June

Study Tour to the United Kingdom

 


越嶺計劃2019-2020簡介及設計思維於日常生活的應用
Kick Start Briefing & Seminar on How to Apply Design Thinking in Daily Life

31 October 2019 (Thu) / 4 – 6pm / MBG07
Grasp everything you need to know regarding the Lingnan High-Flyers programme 2019-2020 in the Kick Start Briefing. Meanwhile, the speaker will introduce the concepts and share how “Design Thinking” helps him in his service and business world in order to let students understand more about the whole structured approach process – to empathise, define, ideate, prototype and test through daily examples.

Speaker:
Mr. Leo CHAN, MH (Deputy Supervisor, Wofoo Leaders’ Network Steering Committee; Executive Director, Amenpapa Limited)


項目管理
Event Management

4 November 2019 (Mon) / 4:30 – 6pm / NAB319CD​

As an international business city, there are packed calendars of events of all sizes. Every industry, including schools and charitable organisations, would hold events to market themselves, build brand names and partnerships or raise funds, etc. The speaker will introduce different nature of events, techniques on event planning and operations to students as well as her experience in event management, operational management, evaluation and post-event management. This workshop could enable students to understand more about event management and facilitate them to make better event preparation.

Speaker:
Ms. Amy LEUNG (Deputy Supervisor, Wofoo Leaders' Network Steering Committee 2010 – 2016; Assistant Commissioner and Training School Commander, Civil Aid Service)


創業知識及技巧
Start-up/ Entrepreneurship Knowledge and Skillset

7 November 2019 (Thu) / 4:30 – 6pm / MBG19
In an artificial intelligence (AI) era that leads to the rapidly changing world of work, some said being entrepreneurs is the best way out. One may believe that entrepreneurial knowledge and skillset of students should be enhanced in this fast-changing world, in particular through innovation and technology. The speaker will share with students about his own experience of being an entrepreneur. At the end of the workshop, students could share their startup ideas with the speaker to explore how to find the pathway from idea to execution, and even impact creation.

Speaker:
Mr. Welson CHENG (Professional Group Advisor, Wofoo Leaders’ Network; Director, Strategy and Business Development,
SolutionOne Technology Limited)


如何成為社會的服務領袖
How to be a Service Leader in a Society

11 November 2019 (Mon) / 4:30 – 6pm / LKK301​

Without working experience, how can we prove our abilities to our potential employers or investors of our start-up businesses?  The speaker will share cases of service leadership as well as his own experience of being a service leader. Moreover, he will guide students to identify the effects of their personality features on leadership effectiveness through an interactive session. At the end of the workshop, students will have an opportunity to explore how service experience also contribute to their career development.

Speaker:
Dr. Simon Ho (Executive Deputy Supervisor, Wofoo Leaders’ Network Steering Committee; Principal,  Pui Ching Academy)


公眾演說及滙報技巧
Public Speaking & Presentation Skills

Mar 2020​ (TBC)

Speaker:
TBC

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Enquiries

 

Mr. Jeffy Lau
Tel: 2616-7403 
Email: jeffylau@LN.edu.hk
Ms. Elaine Yam
Tel: 2616-7304 
Email: sselaine@LN.edu.hk