Engineering Doctorate in Engineering Management – EngD (EM) which established in the Department of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management (SEEM), City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK) since 2001. The orientation for new students was held on 10th Sep 2018. The programme is designed for elite senior managers and engineers in all kinds of organizations in Hong Kong and mainland China. It aims to develop students’ creative thinking and overall capacity to apply innovative technologies and advanced management methods to meet the strategic needs of their organizations. All cohorts took a group photo for memory at the end.
(Left: Mr. Brian Lo, Mr. Jackson Wan, Mr. Barry Keung, Dr. Samuel Fung (2005), Dr. Herbert Yeung (2004), Dr. Lotto Lai (2005), Ir. Barry Keung, Dr. TW Liu (2004) and Mr. Jackson Wan)
In the beginning, Dr. Alan Chan (EngD Prog. Leader, SEEM of CityUHK) gave a welcome speech to the new cohort.
Then Ms. Joana Li introduced the details of EngD (EM) included fees and charges. It cost HK$7,430 per credit with maximum 21 credit unit for taught course and 36 credit units for research component. Examination fee and re-examination free both were HK$1,500.
Normal duration of EngD (EM) is 4 years and usually started the research thesis in the 2nd year.
Then she briefed the coming EngD Seminar which held on 14 Sep 2018 and the thesis titles were mentioned.
There are 6 EngD (EM) graduates in 2018 and their thesis list was described.
And then Dr. Alan Chan discussed with EngD (EM) programme and course study requirements.
After that Dr Herbert Yeung (President, CityU EngD Society) introduced our society to new cohorts.
He briefed the history of EngD that was established during the residential workshop in Dec 2004. The objectives are:
- Networking and friendship cultivation among EngD studnets/alumni
- Enhancement of communication between EngD students / alumni & academic staff
- Knowledge sharing among EngD students / alumni- Promotion of reputation of the EngD program
And then he introduced different activities including seminars, visits, graduate dinner and other CityU activities support, Dr. Herbert Yeung introduced our star cohort included Dr. Peter Ho, Dr. Raymond Leung, Dr. Sunny Chai (Chairman, HKSTP), Dr. David Chung (Under Secretary, ITB) and Dr. Amie Lai (First and only lady cohort).
After that we shared our experience during the EngD (EM) study period and invited them to join our society.
Engineering Doctorate (Engineering Management) - http://www.cityu.edu.hk/seem/prg-engd.htm
CityU Engineering Doctorate Society - http://www.engd.org/
20140904: CityU EngD (EM) Orientation 2014 - https://qualityalchemist.blogspot.com/2014/09/cityu-engd-em-orientation-2014.html
20120907: CityU EngD(EM) Orientation 2012 - https://qualityalchemist.blogspot.com/2012/09/cityu-engdem-orientation-2012.html