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Entrepreneurship Training

Entrepreneurship Training

The first MBA program in Hong Kong offering an entrepreneurship concentration.

Different from typical academic training, our entrepreneurship training mainly focuses on actual practice taught by experienced market practitioners.

Real Project, Real Money

The course “Applied Entrepreneurship – Remodeling and Fundraising in Asia” is highly practical, and is specifically designed for students choosing entrepreneurship as their MBA concentration. It emphasizes several major topics related to executing a business opportunity and securing required financial resources in Asia. Students will work on real global ventures and make investment presentations to a group of 20 – 40 senior executives, angels and venture capitalists, and other private equity investors registered in PAVD.

 

Step 1

Real Project

  • PAVD sources existing ventures globally from China, European Union, Hong Kong, Israel, Malaysia, Peru, Singapore, Taiwan, US and …
  • Preference will be given to those quality ventures that may have issues in raising fund
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Step 2

Students and Entrepreneurs

  • Students: Understand the strengths and weaknesses (including carry limited due diligence) of those ventures
  • Entrepreneurs: Share their start up experiences with the students
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Step 3

Students

  • Review business model
  • Re-design a commercialization and fundraising plan from the investors’ view
  • Prepare the investment proposal
03
Step 4

Real Money

  • Present the ventures to PAVD investors’ panel for real money
  • Success rate: 20-30%

Course Organizer

Professor Wilton CHAU

Professor Chau has nearly 30 years of experience in venture development, venture capital and angel investment in Asia. He is the Founding Chairman of the Pan-Asia Venture Development Platform (PAVD), a platform cooperating with CUHK MBA Programs to help students develop technology ventures in Asia. In addition, he is Vice Chairman of the Hong Kong Biotechnology Organization, and an Asia Advisor to the Hawaii Business Entrepreneurs and Angels Network (HiBEAN).

In addition to his position as Professor of Practice in Entrepreneurship in CUHK, he is the Founding Joint CFO of Asia Entrepreneurship Education Alliance that is formed by 24 top universities from China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Singapore. He is also the Protégé Fund Curriculum Director of Singapore Management University, the member of the Advisory Committee (Business Degree) in the Singapore SIM University and an External Examiner (BBA entrepreneurship) and External Assessor for Academic Promotion of Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) in Malaysia. He is also an Editorial Review Board member of SAGE Open Publication.