Research Seminar

Seminar Coordinators: Prof. Wenxi JIANG and Prof. Yizhou XIAO

Executive-in-Residence Program

The School launched the first Executive-in-Residence Program (HMG4500 series courses) in 2002 as a major curriculum initiative. The Program comprises a series of one-unit modules in which senior executives in the hospitality and tourism and related industries are invited to lecture students on the current trends affecting the complex business environment of tourism and hospitality. These elective courses target senior students taking the BBA in Hotel and Tourism Management Program as a major. The Program offered the following courses in the 2016-17 academic year:

2016-2017 Course List

Course TitleExecutive-in-charge
Airline Management Mr. Sherman Luk, General Manager, Asia Pacific
Hong Kong Express
Brand Management in Hospitality Ms. Debora Chatwin
Senior Brand Consultant Brand Union
Cruise Line Management Mr. Michael Hackman
Executive Vice President, Marine Operations & New Ship Building
Genting HK Limited (Star Cruises)
Hospitality Properties Mergers and Acquisitions Mr. Anson Chan
Chairman and CEO
Bonds Group
High-speed Rail and Tourism Prof. Y T Li
Adjunct Associate Professor and Former Managing Director of Ngong Ping 360 Limited
Seminar in Franchising and Multi-unit Management Prof. Stephen Young
Adjunct Associate Professor and Former Senior VP International Development (Asia Pacific) of Wyndham Hotel Group


Courses offered in the previous years 


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