Executive Diploma in Learning and Development

Executive Diploma in Learning and Development


The 21st Century World of Work has experienced immense changes and all organizations are subjected to both external and internal influences. Such influences in turn encourage organizations to restate their strategic objectives, rewrite business plans, reallocate resources and maximize employees’ potential.

Employees are the most valuable assets of organizations, as strategic organizational objectives can only be achieved with employees’ contribution and execution. Organizations recognize that employees hold the key to achieve competitive advantage and view employees as the biggest weapon in an increasingly demanding marketplace. Learning and Development become ever more essential with multi-roles of assessing appropriate training needs, enhancing required competencies, refining training and development approaches as well as transforming learning results to return on investments.

Why study this course?

This course is designed for business executives or training professionals who are keen on refreshing and consolidating expertise of how to manage the Training and Development Function, upgrading core competencies of being professional trainers and building a learning organization, developing talents and succession planning.

This program includes understanding on strategic roles and latest trends of Training and Development function, transformation of learning results to return on investments, grasping core competencies to perform roles of successful training professionals, obtaining know-how to manage training project individually and professionally, applying tactics to build learning and sustainable organizations together with acquiring insights to execute talent development and succession planning.

Benefits in completing this course

Upon completion of this program, participant will receive an Executive Diploma in Learning and Development
which helps to pave the way to develop his/her career in training or to strengthen his/her professionalism in
learning and people development.

Talent Development Fund

Talent Development Fund: Now open for application. Successful applicant will be awarded $5,000. (Applicants must meet the requirements of the scheme. Only new application of the programmes are accepted and students are not allowed to apply fund for programmes which are currently enrolled.)


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Module 1: Managing the Training and Development Function
Module 2: Building a Learning Atmosphere, Developing Talents and Succession Planning
Module 3: Trainer Core Competency and Career Development


Dr. M. Leung

Dr. M. Leung is the Chief Consulting Officer of MAKers Infinity Consultancy Ltd., which focuses on Design Thinking, Entrepreneurship, Digital Transformation, Business Performance Consultancy. He is a seasoned training professional with over 30 years of experience. He started his career as the sales, service and management trainer in a number of sizable listed companies in Hong Kong. Then, he was the head of service quality and training department of a leading multinational company in Hong Kong. Apart from training and learning, quality and performance management is another signature strength of Dr. Leung.

Dr Leung started his training consultancy career in a US based consultancy firm and then set up his own consultancy firm. He provides learning and people development solutions to a wide spectrum of clients from a number of industries, including Banking, Insurance, University NGO, Retail, IT and Technology, etc. His clients come from Singapore, PRC, Philippines and Hong Kong.

Dr. Leung holds a Doctorate Degree and Master Degree in Business Administration from Hong Kong Polytechnic University with the concentration of HR and Training Management. He has a Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching in Professional, Vocational and Higher Education from HK Polytechnic University. He also has a certificate of Competence in Occupational Testing from British Psychological Society and a Certificate in Career Counseling from the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Mr. Yeung obtained his Bachelor of Business Administration (HRM) from Hong Kong Baptist University and Master of Social Science in Counseling from University of South Australia. He is a certified Practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP), Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF) and Behavioral Consultant of DISC. He is a member of Hong Kong Professional Counseling Association (HKPCA), Hong Kong Mediation Centre (HKMC) and Hong Kong
International Coaching Community (HKICC).

With over 20 years of people-oriented working experience in both commercial and public sectors, his core areas of expertise include Course Development and Management, Talent Development and Staff Training, Career Counseling and Coaching, Corporate Consultancy, Employees Relations and Motivation, Executive Search and Recruitment, Project Management, Quality Assurance as well as Corporate Services. He also possesses extensive tertiary teaching experience from different universities and colleges in Hong Kong and Macau.

Mr. Yeung has received numerous Teaching Awards in Hong Kong, including the annual ‘優異導師獎’ of Manpower Development Scheme Award from the Employees Retraining Board in 2010, the ‘最積極導師獎’ of Manpower Development Scheme Award from the HKSKH Lady Maclehose Centre in 2011, and 4 other nominations of ‘ 嘉許導師名錄 ’ from 2014 to 2017.

Mr. Yeung is currently a Managing Director, Principal Trainer and Career Coach of his own consultancy business. Most
of his clients are from Retail, Hotel, Finance, Government Departments, University and Education, NGO, etc. Over
10,000 participants have completed his public courses and in-house trainings in both Macau and Hong Kong.


Satisfactory completion of a module

A minimum of 70% attendance is required for satisfactory completion of a module. Students must obtain at least 50% of the assessment result in each module.


A student who has satisfied all the requirements and completing all three modules will be awarded the Executive Diploma in Learning and Development.


Course Details

Ms Shirley Chan
Phone: 2774 8569
Email: details.cdp@hkma.org.hk

General Enquiry / Course Enrolment / Membership

Phone: 2774 8500 or 2774 8501
Email: hkma@hkma.org.hk / enrol@hkma.org.hk
Fax: 2365 1000

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