Economics & Business Education

Economics & Business Education Department


Key Learning Area

Personal, Social & Humanities Education

Technology Education

Objectives

S4-6 BAFS

  • to provide students at senior secondary level with fundamental business knowledge and skills, and develop their positive values and attitudes, so that they can fulfill their roles competently and confidently as consumers, investors, employees and/or entrepreneurs;
  • to develop students’ generic skills in research, analysis, leadership, team-building, communication, critical thinking, creativity, and problem-solving and transfer them to different domains; and
  • to explore different aspects of business to prepare students for life, for learning and for employment.

S1-2 EPA

  • to provide students with an understanding of the nature of business activities and the environments within which they function, with particular reference to the context of Hong Kong; and
  • to develop students’ awareness of current affairs and current economic policies in the local and international economy.

S3 BFM

  • to provide students with fundamental business knowledge and skills, and develop among them positive values and attitudes, so that they can play their roles competently and confidently as consumers, investors, employees and/or entrepreneurs;
  • to equip students with the abilities and attitudes to become independent and life-long learners to meet the ever-changing challenges in their future studies and careers; and nurture them to become socially responsible citizens; and
  • to develop students’ analytical and critical understanding of economic forces and of the interdependence of economic activities.

S4-6 ECO

  • to provide students of varying aptitudes with the basic economic knowledge and skills necessary to explain economic phenomena in the society;
  • to develop students’ generic skills in research, analysis, communication, critical thinking and problem-solving, of which can be transferred to different domains of the business environment;
  • to develop students’ ability to communicate through the effective use of economic terminology with reference to relevant data; and
  • to enable students to have logical judgment on local/global economic policies and events.

Department Members

Panel members

Department Head:
Mrs Lee Chung Po Man, Mr Lau Yip Tak
Members:
Mrs Chiu Chan Sui Ping
Mrs Ng Lee Chui Chun

Academic Activities

Senior Secondary School Students Exchange Programme Subvention Scheme

深圳高科技發展考察團

A model city in BYD

A model city in BYD

Build Your Dreams is the motto of BYD

Build Your Dreams is the motto of BYD

Students learning the development of drones

Students learning the development of drones

Students widen their exposure on the collaboration of Chinese herbal medicine and cosmetics

Students widen their exposure on the collaboration of Chinese herbal medicine and cosmetics

Visiting the Cosmetics Innovation Centre

Visiting the Cosmetics Innovation Centre

Visiting the Shenzhen 3 Nod Electronics for Smart Homes

Visiting the Shenzhen 3 Nod Electronics for Smart Homes

Food Stalls – Promoting Green Eating

S2 students were provided with an opportunity to run food stalls during the post-exam OLE day to sell snacks prepared according to the principles of green eating.

Game Booths

CUHK Business School,

Business Lecture Series for Secondary School

A business lecture has been arranged for S5 Economics and BAFS students to enrich their business knowledge and interview skills.  Mr Lee, Siu Po Simon from CUHK delivered a lecture covering Hong Kong business environment and interview skills for university admission and job interview to our students.

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Student actively raised questions in the Q& A session

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Students engaged in the mock interview

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Student-led Subject-related Activities

The Budget activity was held during lunch time. The activity was co-planned by the S3 BFM and S4 BAFS students. They have designed an interactive game booth named “Budget Mon” to arouse schoolmates’ awareness of the Budget Speech.

Mainland Factory Visit

To broaden the learning horizon of students studying Economics and Business subjects, the EPA and Business Education Department organized a visit to a factory in the mainland. The visit enabled students to meet factory managers and staff members and experience the production process of products in factories.

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The factory visit provides an invaluable learning experience for students

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Students experienced the quality test of products in the factory

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Students were curious about the structure of product parts

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Financial Management for Teens Road Show

A workshop, “Rich Kid, Poor Kid Financial Management for Teens” conducted by the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, has been arranged for all S3 students to help them learn sound financial management practices.

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Outstanding Achievements

HKCC Business Excellence Contest 2017

The HKCC Business Excellence Contest 2018-19

HKCC卓越商業大賽 2018-19

HKCC Business Excellence Contest 2018_19

The HKCC Business Excellence Contest is an annual business competition organized by the Hong Kong Community College of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University for Business students in local high schools. The theme for the competition was “Launching a Marketing Campaign through a Corporate Alliance”.

 

Students had to explore and analyse the business of two real corporations in Hong Kong, and form an alliance between these two corporations with critical thinking and creativity. After that, students wre to design a marketing campaign to develop a new product or service, or launch a special event or activity to achieve specific objective(s).

 

Out of 85 entries from 30 secondary schools, our S.5 students, 5B Leung Lik Yan, Leung Tsun Wai, Ng Tsz Lok, Tang Ho Kin, Wong Tsun Fai and Yeung Chun Wing were awarded the Judges Commendation Award.

Congratulations to all of them!

Consumer Culture Study Award 2019

20th Consumer Culture Study Award

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Last July, a team of four S2 (2018-2019) students was awarded the merit prize for topic selection in the 20th Consumer Culture Study Award. The topic of their project was ‘你今日飲咗未?’. In order to better understand why tea drinks were so popular in Hong Kong, they interviewed respondents from different age groups. They managed to collect and present the different consumption habits among consumers in an interesting way. The team members are 3C Law Wai Wai Yan, 3B Wu Yuen Chi, 3B Lau Sin Yan and 3D Yip Ka Hung.