Research & Impact
13 Sep 2023
Transforming the Future of Learning: Faculty of Business of Lingnan University and Lenovo PCCW Solutions Collaborate to Infuse AI Technology into Education
Lingnan University’s Faculty of Business signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Lenovo PCCW Solutions (LPS), announcing a shared commitment to cultivating the next generation of tech talents. The partnership aims to capitalize on LPS’ experience as a leading technology solutions powerhouse to provide students with additional experience in AI and digital technologies, connecting the dots from academia to technology field adoption.
Leveraging the respective strengths of Lingnan University’s Faculty of Business and LPS, the MoU lays a solid foundation for AI-related curriculum development, industry knowledge exchange, best practice sharing, and research advancement through academic activities and collaborative projects. It also offers Lingnan’s business students valuable opportunities for career development, allowing them to explore their future paths through practical industry experience in the technology sector.
During the signing ceremony, Professor S. Joe Qin, President of Lingnan University, said, “Through in-depth integration of industry-university-research, this MoU with Lenovo PCCW Solutions will provide our students with more opportunities to interact with industry experts beyond the classroom. In turn, this MoU also benefits LPS by incubating future talents and driving innovation and technological development of Hong Kong”.
Mr. Jerry Li, Chief Executive Officer of Lenovo PCCW Solutions, said, “Through the strategic partnership with Lingnan University’s Faculty of Business, we aim to drive the advancement of technology adoption, particularly in AI and large-language model applications, within the University’s curriculum, working with students to develop the relevant future-ready skills for Hong Kong, the Greater Bay Area and beyond. We firmly believe that this collaboration will create powerful synergies that will serve both parties well.”
This strategic alliance between Lingnan University’s Faculty of Business and LPS is expected to facilitate brand new avenues for collaborative learning and intellectual exchange in the field of AI. Both parties have expressed great confidence and believe that the collaboration will open the door to a long and fruitful relationship.
Professor Mingming Leng, Dean of Faculty of Business of Lingnan University (left); and Mr. Jerry Li, Chief Executive Officer of Lenovo PCCW Solutions (right), attended the MoU signing ceremony to mark their collaboration in cultivating young tech talents.
(From left to right) Professor S. Joe Qin, President of Lingnan University; Professor Mingming Leng, Dean of Faculty of Business of Lingnan University; Mr. Jerry Li, Chief Executive Officer of Lenovo PCCW Solutions; Christine Yau, Chief Technology Officer of Lenovo PCCW Solutions, at the MoU signing ceremony.
About Faculty of Business, Lingnan University
Lingnan University is a liberal arts university in Hong Kong with the longest established tradition among the local institutions of higher education. Faculty of Business, Lingnan University is an AACSB-accredited one comprised of five departments: (i) Accountancy, (ii) Computing and Decision Sciences, (iii) Finance and Insurance, (iv) Management, and (v) Marketing and International Business. In addition, Faculty of Business, Lingnan University is operating the Hong Kong Institute of Business Studies (HKIBS), Institute of Insurance and Risk Management (IIRM) and Leo Dr David Chan Institute of Data Science (LEODCIDS). To find out more about the Faculty of Business, please visit https://www.ln.edu.hk/fb/home.
About Lenovo PCCW Solutions Limited
Lenovo PCCW Solutions is a leading technology solutions powerhouse in Asia Pacific. A strategic partnership formed between Lenovo and PCCW in August 2022, the company offers market-leading solutions to help organizations transform their operations, increase competitiveness, and enhance innovation through technology. Its wide range of technology solutions and service offerings include system integration, application development and operation, managed services, digital solutions, IT outsourcing, and technical services. To find out more about Lenovo PCCW Solutions, please visit www.lenovopccwsolutions.com.