Industry Background

Digital Transformation is an emerging trend. With innovative technologies revolutionising traditional career fields, some traditional jobs will be replaced by technology gradually for saving costs and enhancing competitiveness. Yet, some jobs that require human-machine collaboration will be created. Future workplaces will put a lot of emphasise on FutureSkills such as "big data", "artificial intelligence", "cloud computing" and "green economy" to support the overall economic development.

Established in 1967, the Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC) promotes productivity excellence through relentless drive for world-class advanced technologies and innovative service offerings to support Hong Kong enterprises. Being a key enabler of innovation, applied technology and value creation, HKPC facilitates Hong Kong's advanced manufacturing empowered by Industry 4.0 and Enterprise 4.0, as well as develops smart and green living applications for bolstering Hong Kong as an international innovation and technology hub and a smart city.

HKPC is a trusted partner for Hong Kong enterprises, accompanying them on their innovation and transformation journey. Talent nurturing is an essential part of technology development. It offers a variety of FutureSkills training for enterprises to upskill and nurture talents with digital capabilities and STEM competencies to enhance their competitive edge. HKPC Academy's diversified and comprehensive FutureSkills training programmes have gained public recognition and received awards, these awards acknowledge the commitment to excellence and continuous success.

Career Prospect

Innovation and technology ("I&T") is regarded as the new engine of economic development in Hong Kong. The HKSAR Government has initiated a series of measures to support I&T industry, bolstering the development of advanced technology in all walks of life. The National "14th Five-Year Plan" charts the direction of Hong Kong's economic development and supports Hong Kong in becoming an international I&T hub. In recent years, the government has strived to develop high value-added industries. With the I&T ecosystem getting more mature, it is expected that enormous business opportunities will be created for Hong Kong enterprises in the coming future.

As digital transformation has driven up the market demand for R&D technology application and talent, the employment prospects for talents with FutureSkills and I&T knowledge are very optimistic.

Main Job Positions

The production management of enterprises is gradually moving towards automation, digitalisation and artificial intelligence. I&T Talents can develop their expertise in below areas:

  • Robotics and Artificial Intelligence
  • Digital Transformation
  • Smart Manufacturing
  • Smart Transportation
  • Tests and Standards
  • Green Technology Corporate Sustainability
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