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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
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
Step 3


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

Real Money

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

Course Organizer

Professor Wilton CHAU

Professor Wilton Chau has nearly 3 decades 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), an initiative that helps CUHK MBA/EMBA students and EMBA/PhD students at other universities kick-start technology ventures in Asia. He is also currently Vice Chairman of Hong Kong Biotechnology Organisation (HKBIO) and member/advisor to several venture investment funds.

Professor Chau’s expertise in entrepreneurship is globally recognised on an academic level. In addition to his capacity as Professor of Practice in Entrepreneurship at CUHK, he is an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Strategy & Policy at National University of Singapore’s Business School, Programme Director of the RAIN (Round A Investor), programme co-organised by PAVD and the Singapore Management University (SMU), Member of the Advisory Committee (Business Degree) at the Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS) as well as External Examiner (BBA entrepreneurship) and External Assessor for Academic Promotion at Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) in Malaysia.


The application for CUHK MBA Intake 2021 is now open. The 2nd round application deadline is 14 December 2020. Click here to apply now!