Date: 17 December 2020 (Thursday)

Time: 4:00 – 5:15PM

Venue: via ZOOM

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This event is co-organized by HKTEA and Centre for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning (CETL), The University of Hong Kong

Awardee of 2020 – Early Career Faculty Members

Mr. David S. Lee

BFin(AMPB) Deputy Programme Director
BFin(AMPB) Admissions Tutor
Principal Lecturer
Video on Teaching Philosophies

Event Moderator: Professor Cecilia Chan
Assistant Director (Innovation and Support) of CETL

Title: Teachers as Leaders: Teaching During Periods of Uncertainty

From political unrest to pandemic, recent events have demonstrated that universities are not immune from the impact of uncertainty. With such uncertainty likely to be the new norm globally, it is important for educators to consider how to enhance their teaching in such an environment. One way to navigate such uncertainty and teach more effectively is for teachers to improve as leaders through developing leadership agility. Leadership agility can lead to more effective teaching, greater learner engagement in both online and traditional teaching environments, and transformational learning outcomes for both students and teachers during their respective learning journeys.

About Mr David S. Lee:

David teaches broadly in the areas of ethics, fintech, law, and corporate governance for the undergraduate, MBA, and other taught postgraduate degree programs, including the IMBA with Fudan University, and the Executive MBA-Global Asia offered with Columbia Business School and London Business School. A recipient of multiple teaching excellence and teaching innovation awards, David develops case studies and teaching materials in the areas of corporate governance, decision-making, ethics, fintech, and leadership. He has received funding to explore how technology can be used to enhance learning and is a co-teacher of the award winning online course, Fintech Ethics and Risks. Before joining HKU, David worked in law and finance. As the inaugural Director for career development at HKU Business School, David is especially interested in helping students as they consider and prepare for different career and life paths.