Dr. David Chung gave an opening speech to introduce “EngD Society Speaker Series”.
The first guest speaker was Mr. Stephen Selby (Director of Intellectual Property Department (IPD) of the Hong Kong SAR Government. His topic entitled “Promoting ICM to Hong Kong SMEs”.
Mr. Stephen Selby presented the concept of ICM and the free ICM Consultancy Programme which have been launched in March 2009 by IPD.
Speaker showed the Tree photo to explain the hidden value of a company. He briefed another way of looking at resource such as intangible resource including:
i) Human Capital (30%)
ii) Structure Capital (25%)
iii) Relational Capital (45%)
ICM Consultancy Programme could:
i) identify new assets that can create value,
ii) reduce your business risk, and
iii) show others the potential value.
Under the programme, there are two meetings. The first meeting is about 2 to 3 hours for understanding background information of the company. And the second round meeting, IPD consultant would prepare analysis of information and gave the first draft of a value tree. The meeting is also about 2 to 3 hours.
Then Dr. David Chung presented souvenir to Mr. Stephen Selby.
After that Dr. Joseph Leung shared his study entitled “Adoption of Enterprise Integration Modeling in the Design & Implementation of Knowledge Management System”.
Dr. Leung introduced the concept of Knowledge Management.
Dr. Leung explained the three most important factors for studying EngD programme:
i) Management project
ii) Well-defined scope of work & research
iii) Time management
In his project, the most important thing was user buy-in (including participation and acceptance consideration). Moreover, we need to consider the measurement at pre- and post-implementation of model.
For more information for ICM program, please visit http://www.ipd.gov.hk/eng/icm.htm .