The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

An Internationally Recognized University - Located in the heart of Asia
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University is committed to education and preparing students to becoming global citizens through quality learning and teaching. We are internationally known for our excellence in professional education and innovative research.
Established in 1937, we have nurtured over 355,000 graduates, many of whom have become leaders in their professional fields, contributing their knowledge and expertise to building Hong Kong's thriving economy and improving the world.
We have the largest student community out of all Hong Kong's publicly-funded universities, with some 32,000 full-time and part-time students on campus annually. In addition, the University’s Student Exchange Programme offers students opportunities to study and experience different cultures at over 220 renowned universities across 28 countries and regions. Every year, around 550 PolyU students go on exchanges while a similar number of inbound exchange students come to the University.
Over 200 programmes, some unique in Hong Kong, are offered by our six faculties and two schools, each with its own unique strengths. We are the only university in Hong Kong whose curriculum mandates a Work-Integrated Education (WIE) component to facilitate work-based learning. Therefore our graduates are highly sought after by employers.
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How We See the World: Visual Function and Eye Health (edX)

Develop your understanding of vision and discover how visual functions relate to your daily life. Learn and apply techniques to help you take better care of your eyes. How do we see the world? How do we see details at different viewing distances? How do we see in three [...]
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Service-Learning Pedagogy and Practice (edX)

This course aims to introduce teachers to the concept of service-learning, and to equip them with the pedagogical knowledge and skills for planning and executing a service-learning programme to their students.
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Design Thinking: Theories and Applications (edX)

Demystify design thinking as a process for problem-solving and learn how to use design thinking to solve complex and wicked problems. Design thinking has become very popular recently. It is because many people believe that design thinking can help generate innovative solutions. Many business and non-business organizations are adopting [...]
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[email protected]: Advanced Interview Skills (edX)

Tell your story so well interviewers can’t ignore you! Once you have successfully grasped the foundation of interview success by completing our [email protected]: Basic Job Interview Skills course, how you persuade others to believe that you are as good as you say you are is now the challenge.
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[email protected]: Basic Interview Skills (edX)

Build a solid foundation to succeed in job interviews and get that ultimate call. Based on advice from accomplished professionals in the business, HR and academic field, we have created a course that helps you build a solid foundation to succeed in job interviews and get that ultimate call.
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[email protected]: Cover Letters (edX)

Create a compelling cover letter and get that interview invite! This course will help you create application letters that effectively complement a CV. This course covers the structure and content of Application Letters, advice from our industry professionals and front-line recruiters about what to include in Application Letters, and [...]
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[email protected]: CVs (edX)

Be the last they have to read – Be the first they want to call! This course will help you create clear and creative CVs that stand out. Our industry professionals will give you clear instructions on what to include and what not to include as content as well as tips on formatting your CV.
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Innovation and Technology Management in Tourism and Hospitality (edX)

Learn about information and communication technologies [ICTs] and innovations in the hotel and tourism industries. Gain an in-depth understanding of the strategic applications of ICT (information and communication technologies) innovations in the hospitality and tourism industry. You will learn about the roles of ICT infrastructures and tools in shaping [...]
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Managing Human Resources in the Hospitality and Tourism Industry (edX)

Understand essential human resources concepts and theories and analyze contemporary issues in the management of human capital. In this business and management course, we will analyze contemporary issues in the management of human capital in the hotel and tourism industry, within both macro- and [...]
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Managing Marketing in the Hospitality and Tourism Industry (edX)

Learn the latest principles and theories in marketing and how to apply them to the hospitality and tourism industry. Marketing within the hotel and tourism industry presents unique challenges, as marketers are tasked with selling services and memories rather than goods. In this hospitality management course, you will learn [...]
Average: 1 ( 3 votes )