The School of Business of Macao Polytechnic Institute (MPI) held 2020/2021 School Advisory Board Meeting
The School of Business of Macao Polytechnic Institute (MPI) held a School Advisory Board Meeting on Jun. 17. Ten board members attended the meeting,including: Mr. Raymond Yap, Senior Director – Integrated Resort Services of Galaxy Entertainment Group; Ms. Grace Cheung, Senior Advisor of Pricewaterhouse Coopers; Mr. Allan Chung, Vice President of Ecommerce and Digital Transformation, Sands China Ltd; Ms. Catherine Lee, Vice President of Joyer Group; Mr. Leong Kam Chun, Partner of Keng Ou CPAs; Mr. Weiling Lin, General Manager of Human Resources Department, ICBC Macao; Mr. Loi Chi Kong, Banking Business Consultant of Bank of China (Macau Branch); Mr. Justin Lu, Vice President of Regional Marketing, MGM; Mr. Sam Tou, Executive Director of BNU; Ms. Winnie Wong, Assistant Senior VP of Internal Communication & Engagement (HR& Admin) of Galaxy Entertainment Group.
According to the World’s Top 2% Scientists List published by the research team of Stanford University in the United States, the top 2% of scientists were selected from nearly 7 million scientists in the world. The academic papers of Professor To Wai Ming of Macao Polytechnic Institute have been highly cited and he is amongst the top 2% of the world’s top scientists.
ESCE faculty members and students attended an informative and entertaining seminar in Room M610 delivered by Miss Carmen Ng of ESG Matters Asia on 17 March 2021. The seminar used virtual meeting solutions while Miss Carmen Ng made her presentation at Hong Kong Cyberport. Miss Carman Ng introduced the definition and conceptual framework of soundscape based on ISO 12913-1:2014. She shared with faculty members and students on how soundscape is embedded as one of the key components of a smart city and soundscape studies have been carried out in Hong Kong for planning new towns. She also reported that auralization and visualization have been integrated in various augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) technologies.
Mr Leong Kam Chun CPA , Managing Partner of Keng Ou CPA Firm, and the other two partners, Mr Jason Cheung and Jimmy Lai conducted a successful guidance talk on Mar.9 to our Accounting Program students on how to prepare and perform for Accounting Practicum. Mr Leong introduced the background of Macao Accounting industry, the Accounting working environment and requirements. Mr Jason Cheung and Mr Jimmy Lai, shared skills and experiences of Accounting office work, professional accounting examination, practicum preparation, interview techniques and Accounting practicum work duties. Finally Mr Leong conducted a Q&A session to students for answering student enquiries.
MPI and Sands China Limited held a sharing session on e-commerce cooperation in the integrated resort industry
The School of Business of Macao Polytechnic Institute (MPI) and Sands China Limited (SCL) held a sharing session on e-commerce cooperation in the integrated resort industry. The guests from SCL included Mr. Paulo Cheong, Vice President of Human Resources, Mr. Allan Chung, Executive Director of Digital Marketing and e-Commerce, Ms. Candy Ng, Associate Director of Human Resources, and Ms. Sonia Da Conceicao, Manager of Human Resources, amongst others. The MPI representatives were Dr. Samuel Huang, Director of School of Business of MPI, Dr. Linda Lai, Programme Coordinator of Bachelor of E-Commerce, Ms. Christy Cheong, Acting Head of Academic Affairs Department, and Ms. Alice Lao, Head of Student Affairs Office. Two SCL business analysts Mr. Casper Wong and Mr. Gabriel Ho, who were alumni of the E-Commerce Programme of MPI, shared their experience on their journey from school to the workplace. More than 80 people attended the sharing session, including students and teachers from the Bachelor of Business Administration Programme.
MPI’s Bachelor of Accounting passed Learning Programme Review by the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications (HKCAAVQ)
The Bachelor of Accounting programme of the Macao Polytechnic Institute (MPI) has successfully passed the Learning Programme Review conducted by the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications (HKCAAVQ). This marks the first degree programme in the field of accounting to have passed an international academic review in Macao. The panel gave very positive feedback to the programme regarding its teaching, academic development and research capabilities which together create an excellent learning environment for students. Having previously been accredited by professional bodies such as the CPA Australia and ACCA UK, this successful international review has highlighted the superb quality of higher education in Macao and is yet another demonstration of MPI’s excellence in teaching. Following this positive exercise, MPI’s academic endeavours will be further intensified to contribute to the nurturing of talents for Macao and neighbouring regions.
Macao Polytechnic Institute held a “Sharing Session by Alumnus Ye Tiansheng: MPI's Spirit Guides Us Through Life's Challenges”, in which the alumnus from the Bachelor of E-Commerce Programme Mr. Ye Tiansheng was invited to share with MPI students his experience of further study in the United States of America and of being an entrepreneur, and especially to convey a positive message to his junior classmates and to encourage them to follow their dreams. The sharing session attracted nearly 100 students and academic staff members to attend.
More than 100 MPI students and teachers attend a “Briefing Session on the Young Entrepreneurs Aid Scheme”
To promote a diversified development of young people, and to provide information about various government measures to support youth entrepreneurship to the students who want to set up businesses, Macao Polytechnic Institute and Macao Economic Services organized a “Briefing Session on the Young Entrepreneurs Aid Scheme - Macao Polytechnic Institute Session” on 9 March 2016.