Elite 100 Programme (E-100)

Elite-100 (E-100) is an intensive elite training directed at academically ambitious students keen to develop into high-calibre professionals and who aim to work for top-tier international corporations. Students will learn how to translate your ambition, values and potentials in the language of the job market via CV, job interview, how you dress and communicate. Experienced executive coaches will train up our young professionals and offer comprehensive career guidance. E-100 students will be groomed with precise knowledge of employer expectations and with confidence to face the rigorous recruitment and screening process of reputable and top-notch corporations for popular Management and Graduate Trainee positions and graduate entry roles.

Objectives

E-100 is a well-designed intensive career programme for proactive and self-driven penultimate and final year students to set them up for career success with a series of tailored and structured career enhancement trainings. Admitted students are well trained to -

- Offer students the most latest job market updates of major banking & finance, property developers, conglomerates, FMCGs, FinTech, regulators & more;
- Equip students with necessary know-how and skill-sets to thrive and surpass in recruitment campaigns especially online aptitude test, gamification/ game-based assessments, Assessment Centre, panel interviews and more;
- Provide a concise and precise understanding to students on strategy, hiring timeline, interview process and assessments to maximize career options;
- Build up sophisticated soft and technical skills, with strong industry insights that the job market strongly requires;
- Meet the demanding entry requirements of popular Internship, Management Trainee, Graduate Trainee programmes and prominent entry level openings in Hong Kong

Eligibility

Target Student: Full-time Penultimate (Year 3) or Final-year, local & non-local undergraduates from all disciplines
cGPA: 3.0 or above
Requirements: Willing to step out of comfort zones, go extra miles, strike for career excellence, aim as a high flyer in career journey with can-do attitude, get a taste of current market landscape
Training Schedule: Sep – End of Dec 2023
Medium of instruction: English
Application Period: 15 May – 31 Aug 2023 (Ongoing admission interview)

Information Sessions

Joint Virtual Information Sessions (BOP, EMP, E-100 & SA) - 24 May (Wed); 16 Jun (Fri); 21 Jul (Fri) ; 15 Aug (Tue); 4 Sep (Mon) 11am - 12noon
Please sign-up the info session HERE
Face-to-face Booth Promotion - CityU University Life Induction Day & SDS Expo (August 2023): 16 – 19 Aug 2023 (Wed – Sat)

Benefits

System Account of Online Aptitude Test & Aptitude Test Question Bank
Virtual Interview Mock Practice
Gamification & Game-based Assessment (with Practice Questions)
Professional Image and Personal Branding Building
Impressive Personal Brand on LinkedIn
Essential Job Interview Skills (Group Interview, Panel Interview, Virtual and F2F Interviews etc)
Land a Management Trainee & Graduate Trainee in Hong Kong - Recruitment Trends, Headcount & Application Strategy
Mock Assessment Centre
Digital Name Card Design and Usage
1:1 / Group customized career consultation & coaching session(s)

Training Schedule

All admitted students shall participate in an intensive series of customized career trainings to equip with the necessary professional soft and technical skills to get through the CV initial screening, online aptitude tests, Assessment Centres and panel interviews for internships, Management Trainee and/or Graduate Trainee in the market.

Professional and experienced career coaches will share on how to get top-notched jobs to facilitate you to stand out from the candidate pool and reach ideal job offers. Training details as appended -

Required Trainings

No Topic Mode Date Time Hours Remarks
1 E-100 Welcoming Session & Debriefing of Online Aptitude Test System F2F 4 Sep 2023 (Mon) 6:30 pm - 8 pm 1.5 Required
2 Effective Ways to Make Your CV Stand Out & Strategic Career Planning Virtual 5 Sep 2023 (Tue) 6:30 pm - 8 pm 1.5 Required
3 Land a Management Trainee & Graduate Trainee in Hong Kong - Recruitment Trends, Headcount & Application Strategy F2F 12 Sep 2023 (Tue) 6:30 pm - 8 pm 1.5 Required
4 Online Aptitude Test & Gamification Enhancement F2F 14 Sep 2023 (Thu) 6:30 pm - 8 pm 1.5 Required
5 Communication Skills for Job Interviews F2F 19 Sep 2023 (Tue) 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm 2 Required
6 Top Tips to Excel in Assessment Centre & Panel Interviews F2F 26 Sep 2023 (Tue) 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm 2 Required
7 Info Session on digital name card design display & usage Virtual 4 Oct 2023 (Wed) 6 pm - 7 pm 1 Required
8 Professional Image and Personal Brand Building
(Class A - *For female participants)
F2F 9 Oct 2023 (Mon) 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm 2 Required
Professional Image and Personal Brand Building
(Class B - *For male participants) 
F2F 10 Oct 2023 (Tue) 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm Required
9 Mock Assessment Centre and Simulated Interview F2F 3 Required
(Class A - Group 1 & Group 2) 14 Oct 2023 (Sat) 9 am - 12noon (Group 1) /
2 pm - 5 pm (Group 2)
(Class B - Group 1 & Group 2) 21 Oct 2023 (Sat)
- CV Submission for Career Advisor & Trainer Review Oct - Dec Required
- 1-on-1 Career Consultation (Oct 2023 - Jun 2024)
(Career Planning, CV Review, Mock Interview etc)
F2F/ Virtual By appointment only Elective
- Group consultation - mock interviews (group discussion/ individual sessions)
- Complimentary System Account for sample test for online aptitude test, personality test & virtual interview Online Sep – Dec 2023 Required
Total Training Hours 16 9 Sessions (Required)

Elective/ Optional Training

No Topic Mode Date Time Hours
1 Career Planning Workshop Virtual Sep 6:30 pm - 8 pm 1.5
2 Explore Life Values and Discover Your Strengths to Excel in Career F2F Oct 9 am - 11am 2
3 How to Survive Your First 100 Days in Internship - Get the Return Offer F2F Oct 11am - 1pm 2
4 Business and Social Etiquette F2F 1 Nov 2023 (Wed) 6:30 pm - 8 pm 1.5
5 Create An Impressive Personal Brand on LinkedIn Virtual 8 Nov 2023 (Wed) 6:30 pm - 8 pm 1.5
6 Work Smart in Your Internship Virtual Dec 6:30 pm - 8 pm 1.5
7 The Power of Face-to-Face Networking in the Workplace F2F 23 Jan 2024 (Tue) 6:30 pm - 8 pm 1.5
8 Communications & Storytelling Skills F2F Jan 6:30 pm - 8 pm 2
9 Enhancing Presentation & Pitching Skills F2F Jan 6:30 pm - 8 pm 2
10 Effective Business Communication and Pitch Strategies in the Workplace F2F Feb 6:30 pm - 8 pm 2
11 Company visits/ off-campus seminars F2F Sep 2023 - Jun 2024 4

* Updated as of May 2023 (Tentative Training Schedule)

Programme Application

Application starts from 15 May 2023, ongoing admission interviews will be conducted. The E-100 application will close sharp on 31 Aug 2023 (11:59pm).
Complete the application form HERE. Advanced taking students who have NOT obtained any transcript from CityU, please submit the latest transcript of your previous institution.

Remarks

- Please read thoroughly the terms & conditions, well understand the programme details especially the required training schedule before submitting application.
- Application without the required supporting documents will NOT be considered.
- Late or incomplete applications will NOT be considered.
- Only shortlisted applicants will be invited for admission interview.
- Students without hearing from CLC by late August may assume unsuccessful application.

Obligations

- Students securing +60% of attendance rate will get a Normal Certificate; student with +90% attendance rate for the captioned training will obtain a Diamond Certificate.
- Please note that the schedule and details provided above are tentative, and subject to changes due to the availability of venue and trainer.

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Programme PIC - Career and Leadership Centre

Ms. Heidy Wan, Careers and Employability Consultant - (852) 3442 7469 / heidy.wan@cityu.edu.hk
Ms. Rachel Ng, Assistant Career Development Officer - (852) 3442 4481 / rachel.ng@cityu.edu.hk

General Enquiry

career.education@cityu.edu.hk | 3442-5591
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