On 23 May 2017, the Institute and The Open University of Hong Kong (OUHK) jointly organised an information session to introduce the Postgraduate Programme in Corporate Governance (PGPCG) offered by OUHK at the East China University of Science and Technology (ECUST/上海華東理工大學) in Shanghai. Institute Chief Executive Samantha Suen FCIS FCS(PE) introduced the Chartered Secretarial profession and the Institute to the attendees. This was followed by a briefing by Institute Education & Examinations Director Candy Wong on the route to membership of the Institute, including its exemption policies. PGPCG Programme Leader Dr Nigel Leung; Senior Lecturer of Lee Shau Kee School of Business and Administration Anna Sum FCIS FCS; of OUHK, and Gao Jianbao of the ECUST, explained the requirements and application procedures of the programme.
The information session ended with a sharing session by Institute member Charlotte Xiao FCIS FCS and Institute student Tsang Chi Ka who are working in the Mainland. They shared their study experiences and discussed the career prospects of Chartered Secretaries in Mainland China.