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Career Prospects

A significant number of organizations look for job applicants with general management skills including global management as the capability to manage global business issues will have increasing importance for employees in Hong Kong and wherever globalization is taking place.

   Industry Demand

According to Hong Kong government statistics, the number of foreign companies registered in Hong Kong has been on the rise in the last five years. And an increasing number of organizations have been active in dealing with diversity issues, including cultural ones. At present, over 8,700 overseas and Mainland companies have offices in Hong Kong, of which about half are regional headquarters and offices.

With expanding globalization, even younger employees have to be equipped to deal with colleagues, suppliers and clients from diverse cultural backgrounds. In the market itself, the jobs available to global management graduates include, among others, consultant trainees, managerial trainees and general management trainees. 

   Career Development

Senior business practitioners will be invited to share the ins and outs of the global business during classes and seminars. Professional workshops and coaching sessions are also available to propel your career trajectory. A range of career activities and resources will be offered to prepare you for career advancement:

  • Industry talks by senior business professionals

  • Individual career coaching sessions

  • HKU Internal Job Board

  • HKU Career Fair

You will come up with an ideal career strategy with professional advice from experienced coaches, improve your job hunting skills and professional image to land the job, and get invaluable industry insights from seasoned business professionals.

   Immigration Arrangements for Non-local Graduates (IANG)

Hong Kong SAR Government has implemented an immigration policy since 2009 for Non-local graduates, the purpose of which is to encourage non-local graduates to stay and work in Hong Kong.

The IANG Advantages:

  • Under the IANG, non-local students who satisfy all graduation requirements may apply to stay and work in Hong Kong right after graduation

  • A stay of up to 12 months in Hong Kong without other conditions of stay (i.e. with or without a job offer upon application)

  • Extension of stay may be considered along with flexibility on employment

  • A simplified and streamlined application procedure

For further information, please refer to Hong Kong Immigration Department


Master of Global Management Programme Office
Faculty of Business and Economics,
The University of Hong Kong,
Level 3, Block B, Cyberport 4,
100 Cyberport Road, Hong Kong


Tel.: +852 3962 1291

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