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Business Career Development (BCD)


This minor is designed to provide students with a basic understanding of the critical issues in business career development, thus enhancing their preparedness for career options in both business and/or non-business sectors. It introduces the essential business and management concepts and examines the evolving local business environment from political, social, legal and economic perspectives. It also discusses critically the organizational, managerial and cultural challenges as well as legal and ethical concerns in the business settings.

After completing the Business Career Development minor, students should be able to:

  • Master the fundamental concepts of business communication and culture at workplace;
  • Demonstrate a solid understanding of the evolving business environment in Hong Kong and its impacts on societal and political aspects; 
  • Appreciate the importance of entrepreneurship in business development and innovations;
  • Analyze and evaluate critically the managerial and organizational challenges in the contemporary business world; and
  • Develop a set of personal values and guiding principles based on strong business work ethics and moral conduct.


Programme Info
Subject Coordinator
Dr. LAW Kim Fai Eric

Course Outline

Students who take Business Career Development as Minor are required to take any two courses labeled as * and three courses labeled as #.


Course Title

Course Code & Outline

Business Career Development Minor

Business Environment in Hong Kong *


Business Communication and Cultural Diversity at workplace *


Marketing *


Human Resources Management and Development #
Will not be offered from 2020/2021


Legal and Ethical Issues in Business #


Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management #


Issues in Corporate Governance and Responsibility #


Hong Kong and the Global Economy# SSC4215
Financial Literacy Education for All Aged Groups# BUS4045


Other electives related to Business Studies offered by the Department:


Programme Code Programme Course Offered Course Code
C3B003 Bachelor of Education (Honours) (Professional and Vocational Education) (Three-year Part-time) Human Resource Development IBS1156
Managing Learning Organisations and Communities IBS3155
  Undergraduate programmes Principles of Management IBS1028
Business Environment in Hong Kong IBS1124
Personal Financial Planning IBS1126
Human Resource Development IBS1156
Internet, Politics and Law SSC1193
Legal and Ethical Issues in Business IBS3147
Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management IBS3151
Technology in Business and Human Advancement BUS4009

Any aspect of the course (including, without limitation, the content of the Course and the manner in which the Course is taught) may be subject to change at any time at the sole discretion of the University. Without limiting the right of the University to amend the course, it is envisaged that changes may be required due to factors such as staffing, enrolment levels, logistical arrangements and curriculum changes.


Admission Enquiries

Tel: (852) 2948 6886

Programme Enquiries

Dr. LAW Kim Fai Eric
Tel: (852) 2948 8612