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Committees

  1. Course and Service Development Committee
  2. Course Vetting Committee
  3. Finance and Administration Committee
  4. Public Relations and Promotion Committee
  5. Quality Assurance and Review Committee

1. Audit Committee

Terms of Reference

  1. To monitor the operational and financial systems of the Executive Office to ensure their compliance with the relevant policies, procedures and guidelines of the Board and relevant legislative provisions, and to review the effectiveness, efficiency and economy in the use of resources by the Executive Office;

  2. to scrutinise reports submitted by the Internal Audit Section and recommend improvement measures;

  3. to direct the performance of specific reviews or investigations by the Executive Office as and when necessary or as directed by the Board; and

  4. to monitor the cost-effectiveness of the internal audit function of the Executive Office.
Membership

Convenor

Members

Secretary

Mrs. Susan SO CHAN Wai-hang, BBS

Mr. Allen CHENG Siu-kai
Mr. CHENG Ching-fat
Ms. CHAN Shan-shan
Representative of the Permanent Secretary for Labour and Welfare
Mr. David YU Hon-to #

Internal Auditor

# Co-opted Member

 

2. Course and Service Development Committee

Terms of Reference

  1. To explore, in light of the development of the economy and labour market of Hong Kong, industries and occupations with market potential, and to formulate and regularly review the directions and strategies for the development of training courses and services;

  2. to develop market-oriented training courses and services according to the training and employment needs of the service targets and the demand of the industries, and pursuant to the advice of the Industry Consultative Networks;

  3. to scrutinise proposals pertaining to new training courses and services, and to monitor the progress of implementation of new services;

  4. to consider proposed revisions to existing training courses and services to gear with the needs of the market and industries; and

  5. to scrutinise the outcomes of tendering exercises and other proposals in relation to the development of services.
Membership

Convenor

Members

Secretary

Dr. Lawrance WONG Dun-king, MH

Ms. NG Wai-yee, MH, JP
Mrs. Nancy CHAN LAM See
Representative of the Permanent Secretary for Labour and Welfare
Representative of the Commissioner for Labour
Representative of the Executive Director of the Vocational Training Council

Manager (Course Development)


 

3. Course Vetting Committee

Terms of Reference

  1. To recommend to the Board the annual training places and their distribution among various training courses in light of the directions and strategies for development of training courses and services as determined by the Course and Service Development Committee;

  2. to consider the annual training plans and funding applications submitted by training bodies, and to recommend to the Board the allocation of training places among them in accordance with the prescribed Training Places Allocation Mechanism and other relevant criteria;

  3. to formulate and review the course administration policy; and

  4. to oversee the Executive Office in scrutinising the applications and funding proposals submitted by training bodies for the continued organisation of training courses, and to monitor the progress of training on a quarterly basis.
Membership

Convenor

Members

Secretary

Professor LUI Yu-hon, MH

Ms. LAM Suk-fun, MH
Mrs. Susan SO CHAN Wai-hang, BBS
Representative of the Permanent Secretary for Labour and Welfare
Representative of the Commissioner for Labour

Manager (Course Administration)


 

4. Finance and Administration Committee

Terms of Reference

  1. To consider and submit to the Board for approval the appointment, compensation and benefits policies of the Executive Office, and to formulate other personnel policies;

  2. to monitor the staff establishment of the Executive Office and recommend to the Board the appointment and termination of staff at the Deputy Executive Director level;

  3. to consider and submit to the Board for approval the annual budget and annual financial report;

  4. to monitor the income, expenditure and financial positions;

  5. to advise the Board on the investment strategy of the Employees Retraining Fund and monitor the investment activities and performance of the Fund;

  6. to formulate and review the procurement policy and scrutinise large-scale tendering exercises (except those pertaining to training courses and services, and public relations and promotion projects); and

  7. to formulate and review the IT policies, including IT security policies, and monitor the progress of implementation.


Investment Group under the Finance and Administration Committee

  1. To advise on the investment objectives, strategies and guidelines of the Employees Retraining Fund, and to make recommendations as and when necessary;

  2. to offer advice on investment options in accordance with circumstances of the prevailing investment market and the requirements of the Board; and

  3. to advise on the day-to-day investment activities of the Executive Office.
Memebership

Convenor

Members

Secretary

Mr. YU Pang-chun, SBS, JP

Ms. LAM Suk-fun, MH
Professor LUI Yu-hon, MH
Representative of the Permanent Secretary for Labour and Welfare
Representative of the Commissioner for Labour

Manager (Finance and Accounts)


Investment Group

Convenor

Members

Secretary

Mr. William LEUNG Wing-cheung, SBS, JP

Mr. YU Pang-chun, SBS, JP
Ms. TSE Siu-ling
Mr. David YU Hon-to #
Mr. Patrick HO Pak-tai #


Deputy Manager (Finance and Accounts)

# Co-opted Members

 

5. Public Relations and Promotion Committee

Terms of Reference

  1. To consider the public relations and promotion strategies and annual plan prepared by the Executive Office;

  2. to monitor and advise on the effectiveness of promotional campaigns in enhancing the image and branding of the ERB;

  3. to consider large-scale public relations and promotional activities proposed by the Executive Office, and scrutinise the results of concerned tendering exercises; and 

  4. to monitor the effectiveness of public relations and promotional activities undertaken by training bodies.
Membership

Convenor

Members

Secretary

Mrs. Nancy CHAN LAM See

Ms. NG Wai-yee, MH, JP
Ms. CHAN Shan-shan
Representative of the Commissioner for Labour
Mr. Chris LIU Kwok-wai #


Manager (Media and External Affairs)

# Co-opted Member

 

6. Quality Assurance and Review Committee

Terms of Reference

  1. To scrutinise applications as new training bodies and recommendations to repeal the provision of training courses by existing training bodies;

  2. to develop the quality assurance strategy and enforcement mechanism for training courses and services;

  3. to determine the key performance indicators of training courses and services, to monitor overall performance level (including the placement and retention position of trainees), and to undertake reviews as and when necessary;

  4. to monitor and assess the training quality, cost-effectiveness, and administrative arrangements of training bodies in the delivery of training courses;

  5. to monitor the implementation and development of standardised assessments for training courses as well as the performance of trainees in the assessments;

  6. to develop the Training Places Allocation Mechanism, to monitor its effectiveness and undertake reviews as and when necessary; and

  7. to monitor complaints on training courses and services lodged by members of the public and trainees, and to review the outcomes of investigation of individual cases as and when necessary.
Membership

Convenor

Members

Secretary

Mr. Allen CHENG Siu-kai

Dr. Lawrance WONG Dun-king, MH
Ms. Christina CHAN Shuk-han
Representative of the Commissioner for Labour
Representative of the Executive Director of the Vocational Training Council

Manager (Quality Enhancement)