Empower the Third Sector for a Better Society

The University of Hong Kong launched a training programme on May 7, 2012 for the third sector to help upgrade their governance and services to the community.

This 32 million-programme, “Excellence and Capacity building for Entrepreneurship and Leadership for the Third Sector” (ExCEL3), is supported by The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust as part of its funding to the HKU Centennial Campus Project.

Professor Lap-Chee Tsui and HKJC Chairman T Brian Stevenson

HKJC Chairman T Brian Stevenson (right) receives a Chinese scroll by renowned scholar Professor Jao Tsung-I from Vice-Chancellor Professor Lap-Chee Tsui (left) as a token of thanks.

Under the 5-year project, a series of in-depth training programmes, workshops, symposiums, public lectures, network group projects, pubic education and other knowledge exchange activities are provided to help social practitioners enhance their capacity to tackle organisational and global challenges. The topics covered included leadership and governance, charity law, management training and social media. The programmes are organised by Faculty of Social Sciences with the support of the Business and Law Faculties.

More about HKU-HKJC ExCEL3 Project

May 2012

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