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The 9th Intake "7+1 Entrepreneurship for Design & Creative Business" Certificate Programme

Introduction 簡介
All successful businesses start with an entrepreneur.  But it takes more than a creative mind and a brilliant idea to succeed in business.  Hong Kong Design Centre, in collaboration with Center for Entrepreneurship of the Chinese University of Hong Kong, is proud to present this unique programme: “7+1 Entrepreneurship for Design & Creative Business”.  Since its launch in 2008 this programme has been receiving strong demands and it’s already the 9th intake. If you want to turn your ideas into a business, this ultimate course will provide you with the management skills, resources and insights that will bring you a better chance of success. 
所有成功企業皆始於一個創業家,但成功創業卻不止單靠無窮創意及精彩意念,更要有一系列管理技巧。自 2008年起,香港設計中心與香港中文大學創業研究中心合辦「志在創業 7+1──設計與創意工業」證書課程,每年均反應踴躍。第九屆課程即將展開,請即報讀今年的課程,掌握一系列管理技巧、營運業務的資源和商業見解,踏上創業成功之路! 

Who Should Attend 課程對象

  • Locally trained designers and creative professionals with own businesses/planning to have their own businesses
  • Entrepreneurial individuals who work for corporations/are interested in design and creative business opportunities in the Pearl River Delta region
  • 本課程歡迎已創業或計劃創業之本地設計師及創意工業人才,或對珠江三角洲的創意工業及其商機感興趣之人士

Schedule 課程日期 
18 &27 Aug, 1, 8,15,22 & 29 Sep 2015; plus a study visit to Pearl River Delta on 17 Sep 2015 (Thu).
2015 年 8 月 18 及 27 日,9 月 1、8、15、22 及 29 日 另設珠江三角洲創意工業考察團,於 9 月 17 日(星期四)舉行

Time 上課時間
6:30pm – 9:30pm

Venue 上課地點
InnoCentre, 72 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong
香港九龍塘達之路 72 號創新中心

Course Presenter 課程講者 
Prof. Bernard Suen, Project Director, CUHK Center for Entrepreneurship
Renowned designers and entrepreneurs will be invited for sharing  

Language of Instruction 教授語言
Cantonese as language of instruction, with English and Chinese teaching materials

Course Content 課程內容

18 Aug
Current Landscape of the
Creative Industries and
Business Ecosystem in Hong
Kong, PRC, and Beyond
With special emphasis on the changes brought about by the Internet and
the potential of IoT (i.e. Internet of Things) and data-driven product and
27 Aug (Thu) Customer Development with Design and Business Model Thinking
Alignment of customer and business needs for developing a sustainable venture
1 Sep (Tue) Market Positioning
Market, competitor, and business ecosystem analysis for developing a competitive niche
8 Sep (Tue) New Business Models in the
Internet Age
Product and service design opportunities from the Internet. Examine and
discuss disruptive and evolving business models that reshape and expand
economy and industries
15 Sep (Tue) Building Interdisciplinary
Team in a Network World
Threats and opportunities. Explore the challenges and issues in an
outsourced world linked through the Internet
22 Sep (Tue) Financial Matters for Design Business
Costing and Break-even analysis for design service and product sales businesses
29 Sep (Tue) Building Business Infrastructure by Leveraging Technology
Use of Project Management, ERP, CRM, HR, E-Commerce, and POS systems for achieving the business bottom-line
17 Sep (Thu) Study Visit to Pearl River Delta
Provide valuable insights into the current development in Pearl River Delta

# Programme details subject to changes without prior notice 主辦單位保留更改課程內容之權利 


Enrollment Fee 課程費用
Standard Rate 正價: HK$8,400* 
Friends of HKDC’s Rate 香港設計中心之友會員價: HK$6,300*  
(For FOHKDC information and application form, please visit 有關香港設計中心之友詳情及報名表格,請參閱:

Enquiry 查詢 
Tel 電話: 3793 8410 (Skylie Wu 胡小姐)
E-mail 電郵:

Details & Registration for Design Creative Business_final.pdf
FOHKDC Registration