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Leadership Enhancement and Development

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Development Programmes for Global Leaders

Academy for Leadership Enhancement and Development (LEAD), the youngest unit in HKU SPACE is working towards the mission to provide high-quality development programmes to individuals and corporations in Hong Kong and worldwide.

Apart from strong presence and solid academic achievements in Hong Kong, LEAD has built a global network by collaborating with overseas renowned universities such as Harvard, Cambridge, MIT, Standford and Hebrew University to provide high-end and latest in-demand programmes in areas such as AI, Fintech and innovation.

Executives and senior management will be able to equip with cutting-edge knowledge and enhance their competitiveness in the rapidly changing business environment.

 

Leadership Enhancement and Development Programmes

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Businesses in Hong Kong recognise the competitive advantages that come with innovation. It is estimated that the demand for professionals who excel in innovation will increase significantly. This need will be further heightened by the entrepreneurial frenzy that is going on in both Hong Kong and Mainland China. The Postgraduate Diploma in Product Innovation and Service Design (PISD) is designed to help students harness innovation to break through the domain limits of products and services. It will empower them to capitalise on market opportunities and transform their great ideas into reality.
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Duration 1 year
Fee HK$118000
The Postgraduate Diploma in Digital Transformation and Business Strategy (DTBS) programme is to equip its students with the latest knowledge and skillsets in the professional field so that they will be able to build up their companies’ competitive competencies in the following four strategic areas: 
Decision Making, Connectivity, Innovation, and Automation.
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Duration 1 year
Fee HK$118000
London College of Communication, University of the Arts London, United Kingdom
The programme offers a combination of academic study with creative and professional practice in a project-led curriculum that draws on a range of interdisciplinary perspectives and address the needs of managerial professionals who work in the local design industry, as well as those who work in non-design areas and are looking for a new thinking approach to resolve complex design and management-related issues.
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Start 05 SEP 2025 (FRI)
Duration 24 months
Fee HK$150,000* (Payable in four equal installments)
*The tuition fee is subject to annual review.
Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London, United Kingdom
MA Arts and Cultural Enterprise is the first-of-its-kind Master's programme offered in both London and Hong Kong by Central Saint Martins, a leading institute in arts and design education for 150 years under UAL, a world Top 2 university for art and design.  
 

This Masters Programme​ acknowledges that we are living in a fast-changing, globalised world, which presents a great number of opportunities and challenges for cultural innovation. It takes these changing conditions as a starting point to engage you in developing new knowledge and skills in order to manage cultural projects in the UK and around the world. It has been developed specifically in response to an increasing need for multi-skilled individuals who can both generate the ideas for original arts and cultural events, as well as provide leadership for the teams that realise them. These individuals will be dynamic, responsive, and fluent in public and private sectors, and have the ability to collaborate and develop networks.

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Duration 2 years
Fee HK$180,000* (Payable in four equal installments)
*The tuition fee is subject to annual review

This programme enables students to have a better understanding of the performance of businesses, and the decisions and problems they face. No prior knowledge of accounting is assumed, students learn how financial information is prepared and communicated and how it is used as an effective tool for decision making and control. Students without economic background are also able to learn basic concepts and models in Economics and implement them in a business framework and an interdisciplinary working environment.

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Start 13 APR 2024 (SAT)
Duration 6 months
Fee HK$17,600
This programme enables students to identify different types of conflicts, and how to manage and harness the conflicts for the benefits of the organisation. Practical skills for handling conflicts complemented with substantive knowledge will be taught. The programme also builds on leadership skills to help students determine the approaches when confronted with ethical dilemmas so as to make them highly effective leaders in negotiation and conflict management.
 
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Duration 6 months
Fee HK$17,600

This programme prepares students for strategic leadership and transformational roles in organisations through learning various management models (from the more classical to contemporary models focusing more on individuals or systems) crucial to evaluating the effectiveness of leadership in these models. Students are supported towards a career in business management so that they may apply knowledge and understanding of business and management to complex, dynamic issues and situations that will come up in their working environments.

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Duration 6 months
Fee HK$17,600

Venture capital has been the driving force behind some of the fastest growing sectors of today’s economy and is a significant source of investment with attractive growth prospects for innovative entrepreneurs. This programme is intended for those who are interested in learning how funding is obtained from venture capital firms by entrepreneurs and also how those working within the industry make and manage investments.

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Duration 6 months
Fee HK$17,600
This programme provides an understanding of key theoretical and practical issues relating to organisational behaviour and human resource management. Human resource knowledge from this programme can be applied to different external contexts impinging upon organisations around the globe. This programme also prepares students for strategic leadership and transformational roles in organisations. It explores leadership as a relational and global phenomenon and describes, contrasts, and explains a variety of leadership theories. Students will then learn to analyse their personal leadership styles and develop their leadership philosophies.
 
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Duration 6 months
Fee HK$17,600

This programme equips students with the knowledge and skills to manage innovation in today’s rapidly evolving global marketplace. It also identifies the characteristics of the various sources of funding and enables students to analyse source of funding so as to identify and overcome risks and challenges that a company faces during its growth.

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Duration 6 months
Fee HK$17,600