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The British Computer Society (Hong Kong Section) was established in 1990 as a local representation of BCS in Hong Kong. The Section has been active in the ICT community and has participated in many ICT Events in the past years. It has maintained a very close and mutually respected relationship with other ICT professional bodies within Hong Kong and China.

The Mentorship Programme 2008 being organized by the newly established Young Professionals Group welcomes all tertiary education students under ICT-related curriculum, or fresh graduates with less than two years work experience. The programme operates for the duration of five months; participants are encouraged to maintain their relationship after the end of this programme.

Objectives

  1. To provide an opportunity for ICT students and fresh graduates to understand the business environment and interact with senior ICT professionals from different fields in Hong Kong.
  2. To provide our young members with exposure to different fields in ICT, e.g. software development, support, networking, etc., as well as guidance to shape their career paths.
  3. To nurture a new generation of ICT professionals and promote sustainable development of ICT industry in Hong Kong.

Benefit for the Mentees

  • Guidance for their future career development
  • Up-to-date information about today’s working environment
  • Receive a certificate of conformation for completing this programme
  • Recommendation letter from their mentors upon their consent and discretion

Period

Nov 2008 - Mar 2009

Contents

  1. Kick-off Ceremony/Meeting (Nov 2008) 
    This event kicks off the programme, and let mentors and mentees to meet.
  2. Regular Meetings (Dec 2008 – Feb 2009) 
    Any kind of meeting between mentors and mentees. 1-2 meetings per quarter is recommended (around 1.5 - 2 hours per meeting).
  3. Corporate Visit (Jan 2009) 
    Joint visit for all mentors and mentees, suggested destination can be leading corporate of one of the mentors. Can also join into pre-defined visits of BCS (HKS), if any.
  4. Closing Forum (Mar 2009) 
    Sharing from Mentors and Mentees.

Application Requirements

  • ICT Students (university or tertiary institutions); Or
  • ICT Graduates with 1 to 2 years working experience

Criteria of selecting the participants

  • Extra-curricular activities including voluntary working experience.
  • Working experience
  • Interview Session (Group Interview, optional)

Criteria of gaining the certificate

  • Participation of kick-off ceremony, mentorship meetings, evaluating period and closing ceremony is a must
  • Satisfactory performance, which is evaluated by the mentors

Application Deadline

15 Nov 2008

Application Procedure

  1. Download and complete the Application Form
  2. Submit the form to mentorprogramme@bcs.org.hk

Enquiry

Email: mentorprogramme@bcs.org.hk

Advisers

 
Name Title/Organisation
Dr. Hon. Samson Tam, JP Legislative Councillor (ITFunctional Constituency)
Mr. Cao Guo Ying Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in the HKSAR
Dr. Carlye Tsui, BBS, MBE, JP Founding Chairman and Hon. Adviser, The British Computer Society (Hong Kong Section)
Mr. Anthony SK Wong, SBS, JP PresidentOne Laptop Per Child, Asia Pacific Limited
Mr. Reggie Wong  Chairman, The British Computer Society (Hong Kong Section)

Organising Committee

 
Chairman Mr. Joseph Law
Vice Chairman Mr. Peter Choi
Members Mr. Raymond Ng
  Mr. Raymond Woo
  Ms. Wendy Lee

BCS Mentorship Programme 2008 - Mentors

 
Name Title / Company Title / Associations
Dr. FT Chan Associate Professor, 
HKU SPACE
Past Chairman, British Computer Society 
(HK Section)
Mr. Henry Chan Director, GTI Technology Ltd Hon. Treasurer, Hong Kong Mainland Software Industry Cooperation Association
Mr. Ringo Chan Director, Partner Software Ltd Hon Chairman, Hong Kong Mainland Software Industry Cooperation Association
Mr. Vincent Chan Partner, Technology & Security Risk Services, Ernst & Young President, Information System Audit & Control Association (Hong Kong Chapter)
Mr. Henry Cheung Manager (Hong Kong), Ansaldo STS Hong Kong Ltd Chairman, Institute of Engineering and Technology, Hong Kong (2007-08)
Mr. Jacky Cheung Director, Gennett Technologies Ltd. Founding President, Chamber of HK Computer Industry
Mr. Duncan Chiu Chairman, Far East Holdings International Ltd Chairman, Hong Kong Mainland Software Industry Cooperation Association
Mr. Fritz Chiu Principal Consultant, IT Industry Development Division, Hong Kong Productivity Council Vice Chairman, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (HK Section Computer Chapter)
Mr. Peter Choi Director, Palapple (Hong Kong) Limited Director of Young Professional Development, British Computer Society (HK Section)
Dr. PT Ho Acting Director, Computer Centre, University of Hong Kong Chairman, Information Discipline Advisory Panel, HK Institution of Engineers (2005-2008)
Ms. Rossana Ho Service Principal, HP Services  
Mr. Joseph Law Project Manager, Ricoh Hong Kong Ltd. Director of Professional Development, British Computer Society (HK Section)
Mr. William Li Head of Information Technology, Vocational Training Council Past Chairman, British Computer Society (HK Section)
Mr. C.S Ng Chairman & CEO, Computer and Technologies Holdings Ltd Founding Chairman, Information & Software Industry Association
Prof. Simpson Poon Assistant Executive Director (Mainland Projects), Vocational Training Council Vice-President, Internet Professional Association
Ir Dr George Sze Managing Director, Systems Integrators (Asia) Limited Chairman, HKIE IT Division
Mr. Spencer Tao Deputy General Manager, PolyU Technology & Consultancy Co., Ltd. Vice-President, Concordia Hong Kong Foundation
Ms. Viny Tong Project Manager, Lands Department, HKSAR Government Hon. Secretary, British Computer Society (HK Section)
Mr. Ricky Wan Consultant, Information System Land Co. Ltd. Past Hon. Treasurer, British Computer Society (HK Section)
Ms. Anna Wong Vice-President, Concordia Hong Kong Foundation.  
Prof. K.F. Wong Associate Dean, Engineering Department, Chinese University President, Hong Kong Information Technology Joint Council
Ms. Satti Wong CEO, International Transport Information Systems Ltd Hon. Chairman, Information & Software Industry Association
Mr. Raymond Woo General Manager, 2Fi Business Solutions Limited Past Chairman, British Computer Society (HK Section)
Mr. Carl Yau Director, Portalvision Ltd Public Relations Director, Information & Software Industry Association
Mr. Walter CT Yeung Chairman, Nenglong Software Technology Co., Ltd Vice-Secretary, The Hong Kong Trade and Economic Association
 Last Updated: 16-Nov-2008

BCS Mentorship Programme 2008 - Supporting Organizations

Supporting Organizations - Industry Associations
 
Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company Ltd
 
UK Trade & Investment
 
The Chamber of Hong Kong Computer Industry
 
Hong Kong & Mainland Software Industry Cooperation Association
 
Hong Kong Information Technology Joint Council
 

The HKIE – IT Division
Hong Kong Institute of Engineers - IT Division
 
Information and Software Industry Association
 
 
 
 
Supporting Organizations - Educational Institutions
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Department of Computing
 
Hong Kong Institute of Technology, Faculty of Science and Technology
Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (Chai Wan), Department of Computing and Information Management
Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (Morrison Hill), Department of Information and Communications Technology
Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (Tuen Mun), Department of Information and Communications Technology
 
 
 
Educational Institutions of Mentees
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
City University of Hong Kong
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
The Open University of Hong Kong
 
Hong Kong College of Technology
Hong Kong Institute of Technology
Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (Chai Wan)
Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (Morrison Hill)
Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (Sha Tin)
Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (Tsing Yi)
 
 
 
Last Updated: 27 Nov 2008

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