Ku, Fred Kei-tat

BBA, PhD (HKUST)

Senior Lecturer
Assistant Dean (Undergraduate Studies)
Director, IBBA Programme

Contact

Department of Decision Sciences and Managerial Economics

Room 931, 9/F
Cheng Yu Tung Building
12 Chak Cheung Street
Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong

+852 3943 1686

fredku@baf.cuhk.edu.hk

Biography

Dr. Fred Ku received his BBA and PhD degrees from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He joined the Department of Decision Sciences and Managerial Economics at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) Business School in 2009 and is now a Senior Lecturer. His research areas include Industrial Organisation and Business Strategy. He teaches a variety of economics and statistics courses in MBA, MAcc, and undergraduate programmes, and was the recipient of CUHK Vice-Chancellor’s Exemplary Teaching Award 2013. He is appointed as Co-director of Integrated BBA programme and serves in various committees in CUHK Business School.

Since 2013, he has also been appointed as Associate Director of Programme for Economic Education, Economic Research Centre, Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies, CUHK. He has led and participated in various teaching and learning projects, published books and teaching cases, conducted professional seminars and training workshops.

Teaching Areas

Microeconomics
Macroeconomics
Managerial Economics
Business Statistics

Research Interests

Industrial Organisation
Business Strategy

  • Grants
    • “Mobile App on Learning Monetary Policy”, Courseware Development Grant Scheme with HK$70,000, 2015-16 (Co-investigator)
    • “Flipped Classroom with Micro-modules for Macroeconomics in Business”, Micro-Module Courseware Development Grant awarded by CUHK with HK$100,000, 2015 (Principal Investigator)
    • “Provision of Services for providing Course Content for EDB Web-based Learning Course in Humanities”, awarded by Education Bureau (EDB), HKSAR Government with HK$600,000, 2014 (Co-investigator)
    • “e-Learning Platform for HKDSE Economics”, Knowledge Transfer Project Fund (KPF) awarded by CUHK with HK$150,000, 2014 (Co-investigator)
    • “Provision of Services for Development of Learning and Teaching Resources on Relationship between Economic Development of the Mainland and Hong Kong Economy”, awarded by Education Bureau (EDB), HKSAR Government with HK$98,900, 2014 (Co-investigator)
    • “Provision of Services for Developing Resource Pack on Policy Evaluation and Conducting Professional Development Programmes on Using the Resource Pack in the Learning and Teaching of Economics”, awarded by Education Bureau (EDB), HKSAR Government with HK$500,000, 2013 (Co-investigator)
    • “An Online Platform for Multimedia Educational Resources (PMER)”, Teaching Development Grant (TDG) awarded by CUHK with HK$298,000, 2012-15 (Principal Investigator)
    • “Provision of Services for Developing Video Resource Pack and Conducting Training Programmes on the Use of Video in the Learning and Teaching of Economics”, awarded by EDB, HKSAR Government with HK$490,000, 2011-2012 (Co-investigator)
  • Awards & Honours
    • Teaching Excellence Ambassador, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2013-Present
    • Faculty Teaching Merit Award, CUHK Business School, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2014-2016
    • Faculty Teaching Award, CUHK Business School, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2009-2014
    • Vice-Chancellor’s Exemplary Teaching Award, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2013
  • Academic/Professional Services
    • Associate Director, Programme for Economic Education, Economic Research Centre, Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies, 2013-Present