The School of Decision Sciences is engaging in active development of event hosting and connection with professional associations, local and international fora, award events and celebrations. Subjects of interest range from business professional, to decision support technology, to engagements with media and social media.
Student Orientation Day 2018 – School of Decision Sciences
21 August 2018
The Student Orientation Day 2018 was held on 21 August 2018. Professor Lawrence Leung, Dean of School of Decision Sciences, warmly welcomed the freshmen from the five programmes (BA-AHCC, BSC-AIN, BSC-DSBI, BBA-SCM and BMSIM) and gave an overview of the School and its activities.
HSMC Publishes Research Report Proposes Collaboration at the Kwai Tsing Container Terminal to Increase Efficiency and Competitiveness
8 August 2018
A media luncheon was held on 8 August 2018 to announce the findings and recommendations of a study, entitled Collaboration at the Hong Kong Port – Benefits from Facility Sharing, calls for the sharing of facilities in the Kwai Tsing Container Terminals (KTCTs), including berths, cranes and yards, and for the different terminal operators to collaborate on infrastructures and computer systems to achieve direct operations for transhipment between different terminals. The study is authored by Dr Collin Wong Wai-hung, Dr Helen Ma Hoi-lam and Professor Lawrence Leung Chi-kin from the Policy Research Institute of Global Supply Chain of HSMC.
School of Decision Sciences Achievement Awards Presentation Ceremony 2016/17
8 March 2018
The School of Decision Sciences held its Achievement Awards Presentation Ceremony 2016/17 in Fung Yiu King Hall on 8 March 2018 to honour the best teachers and students. A total of 26 teachers received the School Teaching Excellence Award and 12 teachers received the School Research Excellence Award. Eighty-eight students were awarded the Dean’s List and Best Progress Award for their academic achievement. The School also commended students for winning awards in external academic competitions and bringing honour to the College.
Radio Interview: “Logistics and Trade Facilitation in Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Bay Area: Stakeholders Concerns, Comments from Central Government, and Policy Recommendations” Report
25 January 2018
Dr Collin Wong attended a radio interview “Ezone”, hosted by Dr. Wilson Chan and Mr. Alan Lau at Radio Television Hong Kong (Putonghua) on 25 January 2018.
The 6th INFORMS Transportation Science and Logistics Society Workshop
7 – 10 January 2018
The School of Decision Sciences and the Policy Research Institute of Global Supply Chain were honoured to be a partner with INFORMS TSL to host the 6th INFORMS Transportation Science and Logistics Society Workshop at Hang Seng Management College from 7 – 10 January 2018.
Greater Bay Area Symposium – Logistics and Trade Facilitation
7 December 2017
A Greater Bay Area Symposium on Logistics and Trade Facilitation, jointly organised by the Policy Research Institute of Global Supply Chain of HSMC and the Asian Institute of Supply Chains & Logistics of the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) and sponsored chiefly by the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao-Bay Area Economic and Trade Association, was held on 7 December 2017 at Sheraton Hong Kong Hotel & Towers.
“Logistics and Trade Facilitation in Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Bay Area: Stakeholders Concerns, Comments from Central Government, and Policy Recommendations” Report
30 November 2017
A report titled “Logistics and Trade Facilitation in Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Bay Area: Stakeholders Concerns, Comments from Central Government, and Policy Recommendations” was prepared by a research team formed by members from the Policy Research Institute of Global Supply Chain, HSMC and the Asian Institute of Supply Chains & Logistics of the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), based on a study which examines logistics and trade facilitation issues in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area (hereafter referred to as Big Bay Area). A media briefing was held on 30 Nov 2017, which attracted much media interest.
Forum – “The Future of Hong Kong’s Insurance Education Landscape”
29 November 2017
A forum “The Future of Hong Kong’s Insurance Education Landscape”, organised by the Department of Mathematics & Statistics, was successfully held in the afternoon of 29 November 2017 (Wednesday) in Fung Yiu King Hall, 4/F, S.H. Ho Academic Building, Hang Seng Management College.
The Forum brought together distinguished business leaders, industry experts and academics to share thoughts and insights on local insurance education.
SSSDP Workshop @ HSMC Information Day 2017
18 November 2017
The HSMC Information Day was well attended by more than 1,000 visitors. Teachers and student ambassadors of the School of Decision Sciences (“the School”) promoted our programmes to interested parents and secondary school students at the information booths. The School also organised two SSSDP workshops with games which allowed secondary school students to learn more about our programmes through interactive games. After the games, students joined a group mock interview and received tips on how to improve their interview skills.
Ming Pao Daily: 恒生管理學院五課程納入「指定專業界別課程資訊計劃」
2 November 2017
The School of Decision Sciences nurtures talents to meet Hong Kong’s social and economic needs. Our five programmes, including BBA (Honours) in Supply Chain Management, Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Actuarial Studies and Insurance, Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Applied and Human-Centred Computing, Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Data Science and Business Intelligence and Bachelor of Management Science and Information Management (Honours), are under the Government’s Study Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions/Sectors (SSSDP) starting from 2018/19 academic year. A subsidy of up to HK$40,000 per year will be provided to each student. An article in Ming Pao Daily was published on 2 November 2017. An article reporting the details was published in Ming Pao on 2 November 2017.
Policy Research Institute Receiving Donation for Supporting Greater Bay Area Research
26 October 2017
The Policy Research Institute of Global Supply Chain of Hang Seng Management College received a donation of half a million dollars (HK$) from the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao-Bay Area Economic And Trade Association for supporting the Institute’s Greater Bay Area policy research.
Oriental Daily News：保險業蓬勃精算旁身更吃香
26 July 2017
The School of Decision Sciences will launch a new programme, Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Actuarial Studies and Insurance, in the academic year 2017/18. There is a strong demand for professionals in insurance companies and related regulatory bodies. The Programme aims to develop students’ ability to apply blended skills in statistics, business, and computing to design, analyse and manage insurance projects. Students are prepared for taking up professional roles in back office of insurance companies such as actuary, underwriter, and claims officer upon graduation. An article introducing the Programme was published in Oriental Daily News on 26 July 2017.
Transport and Housing Bureau Officers Visited School of Decision Sciences
27 March 2017
Transport and Housing Bureau Officers Visited School of Decision Sciences Mr Yau Shing-mu (Under Secretary for Transport and Housing) and Ms Louisa Yan (Principal Assistant Secretary for Transport and Housing (Transport) 10) visited the School of Decision Sciences (SDSC).
School of Decision Sciences Achievement Awards Presentation Ceremony 2015/16
9 March 2017
The School of Decision Sciences held its Achievement Awards Presentation Ceremony in Fung Yiu King Hall on 9 March 2017 to honour the best teachers and students of the School. A total of 19 teachers received the School’s Teaching Excellence Award, and 78 students were named to the Dean’s List and Best Progress Award. Moreover, the School also commended students who won in prestigious external competitions for their accomplishments and brought honour to the College.
29 December 2016
A team of three BBA-SCM students, CHAN Kuen U Luis, WONG Tsz Kin Jimmy and KOK Man Kit Steve beat 11 university teams and won the Champion of the CILTHK Case Competition 2016 with their research project entitled “Halal Logistics and Supply Chain Management”. Their proposed development of an independent supply chain and automatic system to centralize processing of the Halal food will enhance the local logistics industry’s credibility.
Sing Tao Daily:「恒管生研起飛排序 減一成延誤」
28 December 2016
A team of five BBA-SCM graduates, CHAN Yuet Fai Novena, KOK Man Kit Steve, LAM Yin Tung, LUI Cheuk Man and YAN Kwai Kit, won the prestigious CILTHK Final Year Project Award 2016 with their project entitled “Analysis on arrival sequencing methods for smoothing arrival congestion and reducing arrival delay in HKIA”. Their proposal could help reduce 10% of the flight delay in the Hong Kong International Airport.
Attending Forum “Challenges and Opportunities Facing HK Maritime Logistics Industry”
24 November 2016
The research team of the Department of Supply Chain and Information Management (Dr Collin Wong, Dr Eugene Wong, Dr Yue Wang, Dr Daniel Mo and Dean Lawrence Leung) attended a public forum entitled “十三五規劃中香港航運業的機遇與挑戰” (organised by the Master-Insight.com) on 24 November 2016 to report on the findings of their study on the impact of Cabotage relaxation and PRD competition to Hong Kong maritime logistics industry. Academic views on the opportunities and challenges faced by the industry in Hong Kong were shared with all meeting participants.
Radio Interview: Challenges of Hong Kong Port
24 November 2016
Dr Collin Wong and Dr Eugene Wong attended a radio interview with Mr Vincent Wong and Mr Kengo Ip at Commercial Radio Hong Kong (“人民大道中”, 24 November 2016, 19:00 – 20:00). They had a fruitful discussion on the challenges facing the local maritime logistics industry and recommendations on how to turn challenges into opportunities for further development.
News Clipping: “Impact of Cabotage Relaxation and PRD Competition to Hong Kong’s Maritime Logistics Industry” Report
15 November 2016
The Department of Supply Chain and Information Management met with the media on 10 November 2016 with a preview of the report “Impact of Cabotage Relaxation and PRD Competition to Hong Kong’s Maritime Logistics Industry”, which examines the challenges facing Hong Kong maritime logistics industry and the recommendations. The report was very well received and were widely reported/quoted in media.
“Impact of Cabotage Relaxation and PRD Competition to Hong Kong’s Maritime Logistics Industry” Report
10 November 2016
The Department of Supply Chain and Information Management met with the media on 10 November 2016 with a preview of the report “Impact of Cabotage Relaxation and PRD Competition to Hong Kong’s Maritime Logistics Industry”, which examines the challenges facing Hong Kong maritime logistics industry and the recommendations. A very fruitful exchange and discussion was held.
Opening Ceremony of Virtual Reality and Big Data Analytics Centre cum Virtual Reality Forum
6 October 2016
Virtual Reality has landed at HSMC. The Opening Ceremony of the Virtual Reality and Big Data Analytics Centre (VRBD Centre) cum Virtual Reality Forum was held on 6 October 2016. The Centre has been established to enhance the development in teaching and research, with the support of a fully immersive and interactive visualisation system. The VR system and facilities are funded by the Education Bureau of the Hong Kong SAR Government.
On-site Visit for PAA of School of Decision Sciences Discipline Review in “Supply Chain Management” and “Logistics Studies”
15 April 2016
The on-site visit for the Programme Area Accreditation (PAA) of School of Decision Sciences and Discipline Review in “Supply Chain Management” and “Logistics Studies” was conducted by the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation on Academic and Vocation Qualifications (HKCAAVQ) during 12 – 14 April 2016. The panel members appreciated our dedicated support of the School, the satisfactory academic performance of students and the contributions of Department of Supply Chain and Information Management.
School of Decision Sciences Academic Award Presentation Ceremony 2015
27 November 2015
The School of Decision Sciences Academic Award Presentation Ceremony 2015 was successfully held. During the ceremony, “Dean’s List”, “Best Progress Award”, “School of Decision Sciences Excellence in Teaching Award” and “School of Decision Sciences Excellence in Research Award” were awarded to students and teachers from School of Decision Sciences with outstanding performances in the last academic year.
HSMC Campus Visit 2015 Organised by School of Decision Sciences
5 May 2015
The School organised a campus visit to receive a total of 70 teachers and students from four high schools in Kowloon and New Territories. The campus visit featured a variety of events, including introduction of our programmes, future development of related industries in Hong Kong and in the world, and career development of graduate students. All participants also visited the campus and our learning facilities such as Decision Sciences Technology Laboratory and the Applied Statistics Laboratory.