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Career Tips in Maritime & Logistics industries
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- Plymouth University x HKU SPACE Day
- Logistics & Transport, Supply Chain and Logistics Management
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- Date & time
- 12Oct 2017 (Thu)19:00 - 21:00 Free
- Mr. Michael Cheng, Corporate Member of Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport in Hong Kong, and Hong Kong Sea Transport and Logistics Association
Mr. Michael Cheng, Corporate Member of Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport in Hong Kong, and Hong Kong Sea Transport and Logistics Association
In his career as a seasoned specialist, Michael has spent about 20 years in managing different types of transport and logistics services. His expertise covers a wide spectrum of sectors including the government fleets, shipping, retail distributions, and 3rd party logistics. Since 2003 he switched his interest to academic and research in logistics with significant contributions in the related discipline. In such period, Michael also took part in several research projects conducted by the Geography Department of HKU, to explore the transformation of maritime logistics in Hong Kong and the PRD region. Outputs of such studies were published in international academic and professional journals. Currently he is a part-time lecturer of HKU SPACE and PHD Candidate in Economic Geography of the Hong Kong Baptist University.
- Relevant Programmes
Keynote Speaker Session: Metamorphosis: Case Study of a City’s Evolving Aspirations as Reflected in Urban Planning at Kai Tak
Speaker: Mr. Jeff Bent, Managing Director, Worldwide Cruise Terminals
Hong Kong’s airport moved from Kai Tak to Chek Lap Kok in 1998. Plans for the Kai Tak District, 323 hectares of prime waterfront land on Victoria Harbor, were debated for years before the first buildings opened in 2013—the Kai Tak Cruise Terminal at one end of the former runway, and two residential complexes at the other. They were debated further afterwards. The rest of the district is still largely under development. City planning reflects needs and aspirations of the populace. How have our aspirations changed since 1998, and what can we look forward to when the district is completed?
Maritime & Logistics Industry Guest Talk Session: Career Tips in Maritime & Logistics industries
Speaker: Mr. Michael Cheng, Corporate Member of Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport in Hong Kong, and Hong Kong Sea Transport and Logistics Association
Here in this seminar are the great and practical Career Tips you can learn in short moments!
From our Plymouth’s programmes, you’ll study a wide range of topics in related to global supply chain, logistics, maritime, procurement and related areas, as well as for developing the management skills it demands. From this seminar, your understanding of international supply chain and shipping management will be deepened or sharpened in term of practical senses, so that you’ll master the skills to engage with realistic working environment, of which impacts a supply chain or shipping manager’s responsibilities and decisions.
And, better yet—that you can share with your entourage! You are welcome to share your own practical career tips with other participants in this seminar! Please come and join this relaxing but practical seminar evening.