I was honor to be invited by SEEM Dept., CityU to have dinner with Dr. KS Chin (Programme Leader, SEEM Dept., CityU) and Prof. Jianbo Yang (Director, Decisionand Cognitive Sciences Research Centre (DCS), Manchester Business School, The University of Manchester) on 29th Dec 2017. Prof. Yang is External Academic Advisor of BEng in Systems Engineering and Management and I am one of the industrial advisors. We had lunch in Science Park on 13th April 2012. After today’s assessment by Prof. Yang, we had a dinner together.
(Left: I, Prof. Jianbo Yang and Dr. K.S. Chin)
An External Academic Advisor (EAA) is an academic from an institution other than the University, who provides expertise to an academic unit. The EAA is appointed for an academic unit or a programme / programmes of an academic unit by the Head of a college/school/centre. The primary responsibility for an EAA is to assist the academic unit in maintaining the international standards of its programme(s); and contribute to the strategic growth of Academic Unit and the University as a whole.
Industrial Advisor (Department of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management, CityU) serves an important role in bridging academic programmes with the industry and the community at large. Industrial Advisor will join Programme Committee to express views on the appropriateness of the programme of study for employment, the expected quality of graduates and the improvement of course design and review, teaching and student learning.
Manchester Business School of The University of Manchester - http://www.mbs.ac.uk/
HKSQ - http://www.hksq.org/
20171010: The 1st Major Programme Committee Meeting for BEng in SEM, CityU - https://qualityalchemist.blogspot.hk/2017/10/the-1st-major-programme-committee.html
20120413: HKSQ Lunch with Professors from Manchester Business School, UK & Fuzhou University, PRC - https://qualityalchemist.blogspot.hk/2012/04/hksq-lunch-with-professors-from.html