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Jul 2019
Summer School
4th International Summer School in Knowledge Management


10 Jul 2019 - 10 Jul 2019


Room BC404, PolyU


Ms Debbie Hui, Prof. Eric Tsui, Dr Irene Fan and Dr Meina Cheng

Event fee:

HK$1,500 (10 July)


HK$1,200 (10 July)

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4th International Summer School in Knowledge Management

New Ways of Learning in the 21st Century

Innovation and Learning are among the two paramount areas knowledge workers must adopt and excel in order to stay ahead in the 21st Century. Building on the success of the previous years, this year’s Summer School in Knowledge Management (KM) offers two interactive and co-creation workshops for participants to experience New Ways of Learning (NWoL) – learning that is best-of-breed, proactive, personalised, social-based and enhances our skills in sensemaking, collaboration, storytelling, leadership and more.

All working professionals are suitable especially those who are working in human resources, learning and development fields.  Prior knowledge in KM is not required.





10 July




Lego Serious Play Workshop

Ms Debbie Hui




Open Curriculum Workshop

Prof. Eric Tsui

Dr Irene Fan

Dr Meina Cheng

12 July



Company Visit to SINO INNO LAB

(Limited seats available)

 *** KMIRC reserves the right to amend any part of the event format, agenda or programme if necessary at any time.

Fee (10 July)*:

  HKD 1,500 (Regular Fee)

  HKD 1,200 (KMIRC members)

Fee (12 July)**: HKD 400

Application Deadline: 30 June 2019

* Fee covers lunch, handout and refreshments
**  Fee includes transportation. Enrolment for company visit is only offered for participants joining summer school
***  Enrolment is on a first-come-first-served basis

About the Workshop

Lego Serious Play

If people and innovation is the key to an organization’s success, how an organization can create an environment that employees live innovation in their daily work? How we can use game to create group value and build collaborative working style, and the most important is how to sustain new behavior to become an organization new culture and strategy?

The half day workshop will introduce Lego Serious Play and let you experience the tool, a new way of communication, unlock players’ new knowledge through touching, looking and listening. It will be a fun and serious gamification journey for everyone to reflect or apply the results on your work or self-development.

Ms Debbie Hui
Training and Development Manager
Kuehne & Nagel Limited

Helping people to help themselves is what Debbie did in the past 15 years in Asia market. She worked in media, property agency, testing and certification industries on training and taught over 1000 people mangers on leadership and soft skills topics. Debbie keens in exploring and sharing new learning approaches, she graduated MSc in Knowledge Management and a certified trainer of Everything DiSC and Lego® Serious Play ®. She is now working in the Kuehne & Nagel Limited as Training and Development Manager.

About the Workshop

Open Curriculum Workshop

In today's networked economy, how to ensure knowledge workers can continue to excel in a growing world of VUCA (volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity of general conditions and situations)? How can we enhance one’s learn to learn capabilities and predict the future with confidence? Participants will gain hands on experience with a new active learning pedagogy, draw on customized Open Educational Resources (OER) and develop a deeper appreciation of some of the skills needed for 21st Century knowledge workers.

Prof. Eric Tsui
Professor and Director
KMIRC of PolyU

Prof Tsui joined Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) in 1989 after years of academic research in automated knowledge acquisition, natural language processing, case-based reasoning and knowledge engineering tools. His research strengths include cloud-based business innovation and knowledge services. He has also consulted for many government departments and private organizations in different countries. Prof Tsui is an honorary advisor of KM to the Police College, Correctional Services Department, and the Efficiency Office. He is a recipient of the KM Leadership Award and KM and Intellectual Capital Excellence Award in 2014 and 2015 respectively.

Dr Irene Fan
Chief Knowledge Scientist, SCALE InnoTech & Visiting Professor,
Bangkok University

Irene Fan has more than 25 years of innovation experience in the ICT industry. She developed and managed mobile products and services in Canada and was named DMTS (Distinguished Member of Technical Staff) at Lucent Technologies/Bell Labs.  She oversaw the innovation strategy and the Digital Living Lab at the Hong Kong Applied Science Technology and Research Institute. She is a researcher, lecturer, and practitioner of knowledge and innovation management, focusing on the ICT, education, NGO, and government sectors.

Dr Meina Cheng
Postdoctoral Fellow

Dr Meina Cheng is Postdoctoral Fellow who is working Knowledge Management and Innovation Research Centre, in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and she obtained her Master of Philosophy and Doctor of Philosophy in the same university. During the services in the university, Dr Cheng had worked on over 10 projects for conducting consultancy, research, teaching and learning, technology transfer and commercialization activities. She also gained more than 10 years research-based and project-based work experiences in areas of Knowledge and Technology Management, Supply Chain Management and Logistics Engineering, Industrial Engineering and Precision Engineering.

Enquiries: Miss Trista Lai, Tel: 2766 6588, email: trista.lai@polyu.edu.hk