Learning with University Students Across the Globe Right at Your Home

CUHK Business School Youth Online Courses offer university students and recent university graduates of any academic background in anywhere to meet and learn with university students across the globe.

Key Benefits

  • Certificate of Completion ( or Certificate of Attendance for just one topic)
  • Designed and taught by CUHK faculty and seasoned business practitioners
  • Small class sizes and taught synchronously (real-time) to ensure extensive interaction with instructor and peers around the world
  • Two timeslots of each course are available


Course Overview

Achieving success in a career you love is one of the best things we can ask for. Getting there requires much more than chance or hard-working, it is about identifying career goals, planning the next steps, and advancing strategically towards achieving those goals while overcoming challenges and continuously growing professionally.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of these topics, you should be able to:

  1. Identify relevant career options and implement a personalised career plan
  2. Achieve greater success in important meetings, such as interviews and negotiations
  3. Implement strategies to increase their visibility and chances for promotion
  4. Be more successful when working remotely and have greater resilience for overcoming challenging career times
  5. Learn how to collaborate and lead better when working with colleagues who have different working styles and backgrounds

* Elective mechanism:
In "Achieving Career Success", you are not tied up to take all the classes.  You can just select and attend the one you want and get a Certificate of Attendance.

Certificate of Completion

Certificate of Completion will be issued by the Asia-Pacific Institute of Business, The Chinese University of Hong Kong to those who attained at least 80% attendance rate of all the topics, and fulfilled online course assignment.


  • Current undergraduate/postgraduate student or recent university graduates
  • Competent in English (the course will be taught in English with interactive discussion throughout the lectures)
  • No pre-requisites


Week (Date) Topic
Oct 7 (Wed) 7pm - 8:30pm
Oct 10 (Sat) 2pm - 3:30pm
Developing a career plan and advancing towards your career goals
Step by step guidance for putting together your personalised career plan and development roadmap
Oct 15 (Thu) 7pm - 8:30pm
Oct 17 (Sat)
 2pm - 3:30pm
Develop your personal branding
Learn how to create a positive personal branding and apply proper business etiquette to help promote your career growth
Oct 21 (Wed) 7pm - 8:30pm
Oct 24 (Sat) 2pm - 3:30pm
Having successful relationships and meetings
Key recommendations for having successful meetings and for building strong strategic relationships
Oct 30 (Fri) 7pm - 8:30pm
Oct 31 (Sat) 2pm - 3:30pm
Introduction to consultancy
Getting familiarised with key consultancy skills and understand how to advance the consultancy process with your clients
Nov 6 (Fri) 7pm - 8:30pm
Nov 7 (Sat)
 2pm - 3:30pm
Successful negotiation – Class 1
Understanding the fundamentals of good negotiation and learning how to manage negotiations pressure and dynamics
Nov 11 (Wed) 7pm - 8:30pm
Nov 14 (Sat)
 2pm - 3:30pm
Successful negotiation – Class 2
Learning how to advance the negotiation process and how to implement key principles to help you achieve your desired negotiation outcome
Nov 18 (Wed) 7pm - 8:30pm
Nov 21 (Sat)
 2pm - 3:30pm
Collaborating Across Different Working Styles
Recognize your own work style and learn how to adapt it when collaborating with colleagues who are different than you
Nov 25 (Wed) 7pm - 8:30pm
Nov 28 (Sat)
 2pm - 3:30pm
Inclusive leadership
Acquire skills and knowledge to help you leverage diversity and mitigate biases from your decision making
Dec 2 (Wed) 7pm - 8:30pm
Dec 5 (Sat)
 2pm - 3:30pm
Remote working and positive wellbeing
Learning how to succeed when working remotely and how to stay positive when facing challenging times



Multiple Choice Questions / Fill in the Blank and Fill in Multiple Blanks / Essay Questions.




Duration : 1.5 hour for each topic

Programme Dates:
Oct 2020

Venue: CUHK eLearning Platform

Programme Fee: 
HK$620 (USD 80) - for each topic ;
HK$4,960 (USD 640) - for entire programme



Course Lecturer


Founder and Principal of BeCap Management Consultancy


Programme Details

Application Deadline: Three weeks before commencement date of each class
(Places are limited and on a first-come-first-serve basis)

Medium of Instruction: English

Duration: 1.5 hour for each topic

Venue: CUHK eLearning Platform

Programme Fee:
HK$620 (USD 80) - for each topic ;
HK$4,960 (USD 640) - for entire programme

Ben Capell is the founder and managing director of BeCap Management Consultancy and a senior consultant in organizational development. He partners closely with business and HR executives to help them improve their business results through the development and implementation of outstanding people management strategies and practices. Ben's main areas of expertise include team performance, post merger integration, international collaboration, and diversity & inclusion (D&I).Ben brings close to 20 years of consultancy experience. Over the years, Ben has designed and implemented large-scale people management initiatives in a variety of global organizations. He brings unique in-house expertise from his experience at Hewlett-Packard, where he headed regional and global roles in the areas of global leadership, D&I, talent management, and employee engagement. His consultancy track record comprises a wide portfolio of successful projects with a diverse range of organizations, such as Marriott, Danone, Shangri-La, Air Products, Nike, Danfoss, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Cathay Pacific, Merck, ExxonMobil, Gensler, AIG, Roche, Electrolux, Hollister, Emerson, Tesco, Wells Fargo, UBS, W. L. Gore, and Unilever. Ben’s has lived in Hong Kong, the U.S., Japan, Israel, Spain, and Turkey, and he’s managed multinational teams in a wide range of locations. He speaks various languages, including English, Hebrew, Spanish, Catalan, and Japanese.Ben is licensed psychologist and has a Ph.D. in management sciences from ESADE Business School in Barcelona (Spain). He also holds a master’s degree in management sciences from ESADE, a master’s degree in clinical psychology from the University of Hartford (U.S.A), and an honor B.A. in human resources management from Tel Aviv College of Management (Israel). In addition, Ben collaborates with various academic institutions, including the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Grenoble School of Management, and the Open University of Hong Kong.



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Sustainability In Business: Managing Non-Traditional Risk In The Fashion Industry

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October - December, 2020

Achieving Career Success Series

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October, 2020

How To Conduct Market Identification To Validate Your Product’s Value Proposition

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October, 2020

How To Pitch Your Proposal To Your Investors Or Your Boss

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Summer, 2021

Intercultural Communication

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Contact Us

Mr. Eric Yu

Phone: (852) 3943 8772
Email: apib@cuhk.edu.hk