[ONLINE] Real World Learning

OWN Academy’s Real World Learning is a career taster program where students choose an industry topic to explore based on their own interests. 

Real World Learning is designed to bridge classrooms to industries and for students to have a crash course in the professional fields. Each industry experience is designed and taught by a talented and passionate professional. Transfer their knowledge, share their crafts, and work with students on an authentic project to experience what it is like to work in the field. Our programs focus on the disciplines of Creativity, Entrepreneurship and Environmental embedding the 21st-century skills of Imagination, Collaboration and Teamwork, Critical thinking and Problem solving

Program Duration: July 6 to July 17, 2020 (View our Summer 2020 Program Calendar Here)

Ages: 12 – 17  (exceptions can be made for ages outside this age range on a case to case basis)

Group Size: Minimum 6 students sign up required per industry to activate class, maximum 15. 

Equipment: Students will need a laptop/smartphone and / iPad with a strong internet connection and respective software downloaded

Video Conference Tool: ZOOM with password security

Program Fee: $3,600 HKD ($464 USD)/ Student. This price includes video conferencing fees, excludes software license fees, and materials.

Pair Sign Up discount: Sign up in pairs for the same Industry Track and get $200 HKD ($25 USD) off per student

Online Industry Tracks

Learn to be a Filmmaker

With the rise of social media, such as TikTok, Instagram, storytelling through videos has become an inevitable part of our everyday life. More importantly, businesses and brands are also using these channels to tell their stories and sell products. In this program, you will be working for a creative agency and experience the end to end process from ideation to production of filmmaking. Learn how to work with a client and create effective advertising videos.

Schedule: July 6, 8, 10, 13, 15, 17 (Monday, Wednesday, Friday) | 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM HKT

Learn to be a Marine Biologist

In this online course, students will get hands-on experience working through two case studies exploring how to identify the source of marine pollution and quantifying Hong Kong’s marine biodiversity. They will synthesize what they learn from these two case studies by examining the relationship between water quality and biodiversity in Hong Kong.

Schedule: July 6, 8, 10, 13, 15, 17 (Monday, Wednesday, Friday) | 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM HKT

Learn to be an E-Commerce Entrepreneur

Experience what it is like to be an entrepreneur and create your own e-commerce business. This course will teach students the end to end process of how to build a business in the digital age. Starting from creating your own product, building a brand, to strategy to marketing to execution.

Schedule: July 6, 9, 10, 13, 16, 17 (Monday, Thursday, Friday) | 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM HKT

Learn to be an Architect

Let’s get those creative hardhats on this course and find out how the architecture industry has changed with technology. Learn the latest technology tools and build your own dream house the way professionals do it. 

Schedule: July 6, 8, 10, 13, 15, 17 (Monday, Wednesday, Friday) | 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM HKT

*** Summer program contents and mentors may be subject to change.