The first Corporate Governance and Youth Personal Finance Workshop, organised by the Department of Accountancy of HSUHK and supported by Society of Registered Financial Planners (HKRFP), was successfully held on 4 July 2019. Over 80 secondary school teachers and students, as well as academic staff of HSUHK, participated in the event. President Simon S M Ho delivered welcoming remarks. Guest speakers included Mr Simon Lee, personal financial planning expert and Senior Lecturer of CUHK Business School; Mr Michael Wong, President of HKRFP; and Dr Eden Chow, Senior Lecturer of Department of Accountancy of HSUHK. The event was moderated by Professor Kevin Lam, Head of Department of Accountancy of HSUHK.
The event aimed at introducing the main concepts of personal financial management and corporate governance, the benefits of early financial planning, as well as enhancing HSUHK’s interaction with secondary schools. To enrich students’ post-examination educational experience, the element of experiential learning was added and smart technology was used for the interaction between guests and students. The event received positive feedback from the participants.
Secondary school students who joined the event felt excited when they used smart technology to interact with guests.