Business & ManagementHuman Capital Leadership
Executive Charisma, Presentation and Communication Capability through the Study of Acting
CEF Reimbursable Course
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- Start Date
- 08 May 2020 (Fri)
- 10 weeks
- Cantonese supplemented with English
- Course Fee
- HK$3,940 per programme
The course capitalises theatre-based activities for the training and development of creative leadership, charisma, communication, human skills, etc.
Executives of the modern time require more than technical skills to be effective and successful. While educational programmes offered by traditional universities and colleges covers many of functional/technical knowledge (hard skills), the development of soft skills has been long neglected. Traditional programmes also suffer the weakness of lacking of integration into practical domain. Theories, skills and even mentalities are all delivered through classroom trainings. From pedagogical perspective, it is least preferred and far from effective.
This course is part of the Executive Soft Skills (Theatre-based Training) Series. The course capitalises theatre-based activities for the training and development of creative leadership, charisma, communication, human skills, speech and presentation delivery, critical thinking, stress and pressure management, time management etc.
Statement of Achievement will be issued to students if they achieve 70% attendance or above and achieve a 50% mark from assessment.
The best management starts with managing oneself. The management of oneself requires self-awareness and understanding. Openness and acceptance of what you are, capitalize your strength and to rectify your weaknesses are essential to success.
According to the theory of self-concept, there are three self domains: the real self-concept; the projected self-concept and perceived self-concept. In the modern yet materialistic business world, executives are busy polishing the projected self-concept and very often forgotten the real self-concept. Only through the understanding and continuous development of the real self can enable and nourish a real leader.
This model featured theatre games, technical and skills as pedagogies to development leadership and charisma. It utilized pragmatic approaches to address real-life business situations in a fun and enjoyable manner. Students are expected to develop:
Self-Discovery - to understand the real self-concept and to identify one’s characteristics, strengths and weaknesses;
- Effective interpersonal, inter-group and intra-group communication;
- Understanding of and ability to cope with stress and pressure;
- Positive Thinking that enables one to take on challenges;
- Creative Thinking for leading and innovations;
- Effective and efficient Presentation Skill with personalized style;
08, 15, 29
05, 12, 19, 26
03, 10, 17
24 Apr 2020
* The programme team reserves the right to change the above timetable if necessary.
Ms Jenus Ho
Jenus graduated from the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, where she received her BFA(Hons), major in Acting.
She was awarded the Best Supporting Actress Award in the 20th Hong Kong Drama Awards. In her years of acting study, she was also awarded the Outstanding Actress Award and Jackie Chan’s Scholarship. Before going to drama school, Jenus had studied as an exchange student in the United States, where she gained her first stage experience and was inspired to be a stage actress.
She has been working with different theatre companies and performed in various productions such as the musical The Animal Farm (as Clover) with Theatre Noir, The Passage Beyond and The Good Person of Szechwan with Actor’s Family, The Pajama Game (as Gladys Hotchkiss) and Once on this Island (as Andrea Deveraux) with 3AMI, Little Shop of Horrors (as Ronnette) and Les Misérables (as Éponine) with Chung Ying Theatre Company. She also sang in the cabaret Listen & One Night in Falsettoland in Concert.
Besides acting, Jenus also participated in drama production as a playwright. Her first full-length play is the musical When Snow Falls…which she also played a leading part, presented by Chung Ying Theatre Company. As a director, her latest projects are Fears & lies (TSW.YL youth musical production) with Chung Ying Theatre Company.
Jenus is experienced in drama education and teaches for HKUSPACE as a part-time lecturer for years. She is also an adjudicator for the Hong Kong School Drama Festival, drama tutor and project coordinator for several schools in Hong Kong.
|Application Code||1785-1310NW||Apply Online Now|
|Start Date||08 May 2020 (Fri)|
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Days / Time
- Friday, 7:00p.m. - 10:00p.m.
- 10 session(s)
- 3 hours per session
- Course Fee : HK$3,940 per programme
- The CEF Institution Code of HKU SPACE is 100
|Executive Charisma, Presentation and Communication Capability Through the Study of Acting|
|COURSE CODE 21Z07112-2||FEES $3,940||ENQUIRY 2867-8477|
|Continuing Education Fund
This course has been included in the list of reimbursable courses under the Continuing Education Fund.
|The Office of the Continuing Education Fund does not have record of registration of this course under the Qualifications Framework*
*This course is CEF reimbursable before the establishment of the Qualifications Framework
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