Training Booklet

” In darkness, you can see those you have taken for granted with sight. In green, you can enact those you have missed with passion. ”

Mr. Antony Pang
General Manager
Dialogue in the Dark (HK) Limited

Executive Training Programme

“Power of 2 in Innovative Leadership”

When dark meets green, you will not get dark green or almost black, but sustainable and innovative business power.Our world is in need of leaders and change makers who have the commitment and skills to drive positive changes and realise their goals for a sustainable future.In view of this, Dialogue in the Dark (DiD) and World Green Organisation(WGO) proudly present you the one-day executive training workshop entitled “Power of 2 in Innovative Leadership”.

Programme Objectives

  • Reinforce confidence and boost creativity of leaders in managing uncertainties related to environmental threats
  • Equip participants with the mindset, tactics and skills to maintain organisational competitiveness
  • Ensure growth through understanding the strategic implications of sustainability risks and opportunities, enhancing innovative thinking and analysing successful business cases
  • Introduce the latest environmental regulations and impact as well as socio-economic pressures

Who Should Attend

Professionals and practitioners who have a managerial role, dedicated to maintaining long-term competitiveness of their organisations

Programme Outline

Morning session:

Dialogue in The Dark Executive Workshop(3 hours)

Afternoon session:

Lighting the Way to Green – Executive Workshop(3 hours*)


  • Face up with uncertainties and embrace challenges
  • Reflect on vision and leadership in the management team
  • Be innovative in unusual circumstances
  • Re-define the meaning of good communication


  • Evaluate the implications of environmental threats to business competitiveness
  • Reflect on the leadership effectiveness in the management team towards climate-related crises
  • Turn around through sustainability and innovative approach in response to changing market needs
  • Re-define the meaning of sustainability from the perspective of risk management


  • 2-hour task-filled session guided by visually impaired trainers
  • 1-hour reflection guided by professional facilitator


  • 1/2-hour inspiring green strategic cooperative game with different scenarios
  • 1-hour business games unlocking the power of innovation
  • 1/2-hour risk management training on latest climate impacts & environmental threats
  • 1/2-hour reflection guided by real case study

* Recess included

If you want to empower your business through this “Power of 2
in Innovative Leadership” programme, please contact

Ms. Betty Yeung
Tel: 852-2391 1693

World Green Organisation Executive Training Programmes

Apart from the partnership training programme, WGO provides a spectrum of
executive programmes tailored to your unique needs, and helps your organisation
to deliver a sustainable growth in the competitive market today.

Green Leadership – 1 Day


Who Should Attend:

Middle management who is responsible for driving sustainable practices in their organisations


  • Deepen the managers’ knowledge in sustainable business development
  • Enhance leadership skills in the implementation of sustainability plan
  • Inspire the managers to develop innovative way in leading their team towards sustainability goals

Course Outline:

  • Global sustainability trends
    • Fundamental challenges to businesses in the short-, medium-, and long-run
    • Trends and influences of operational innovation
  • Global best practices in sustainability
    • Tactics for creating shared value
    • Alignment of action within internal operations as well as external supply chains
    • Aligning marketing, CSR and operation on sustainability
    • Stakeholder engagement analysis
  • Clearing sustainability hurdles
    • The common hurdles
    • Creative ways to overcome hurdles – case studies

Behavioural Change – 1 Day

Who Should Attend:

Senior and middle managers who are responsible for fostering sustainability in corporate culture and promoting environmentally responsible business practices to their teams and business partners


  • Help business executives design, implement and evaluate an effectivebehavioural change project

Course Outline:

  • Audience research
  • Target group segmentation
  • Barrier for making changes
  • The marketing 4Ps link to the features of social marketing
  • Project monitoring and evaluation

Sustainability As a Strategic Thinking – 1/2 Day

Who Should Attend:

Professionals and practitioners who have a managerial role, dedicated to maintaining long-term competitiveness of their organisations


  • Evaluate the implications of environmental threats to business competitiveness
  • Re-define the meaning of sustainability from the perspective of risk management
  • Reflect on the leadership effectiveness in the management team towards climate-related crises
  • Turn around through sustainability and innovative approach in response to changing market needs

Course Outline:

  • Threats and risks brought about by climate change to corporate development
  • Corporate strategies
    • Business adaptation to change
    • Phases of sustainability transformation

Stakeholder Engagement in Sustainability – 1 or 2 Days

Who Should Attend:

Managers who are responsible for CSR projects and stakeholder engagement strategies


  • Help business managers to identify stakeholders and their interests
  • Introduce scientific approach to formulate the better form of stakeholder engagement strategy and implementation plan

Course Outline:

  • Stakeholder engagement
    • Challenges and opportunities
    • International standards and approaches
  • Guide to develop a stakeholder engagement strategy
    • Stakeholder identification, strategy formulation , evaluation
  • Facilitation skills
    • Tuckman and Jensen’s model of team development
  • Conflict management techniques
  • Risk evaluation and management
  • Creating shared values for community

Community Investment – 1 or 2 Days

Who Should Attend:

Professionals and practitioners involved in the CSR planning


  • Enhance the understanding of trends in community development and its needs
  • Help formulate business solutions that create shared value for both business and community

Course Outline:

  • Definition and global trends of community investment
  • Strategy and implementation of community investment
  • Measuring the value of community investment

Social Return on Investment(SROI) – 2 Days

Who Should Attend:

  • Managers who are responsible for investment programme, programme development & monitoring or project funding vetting
  • NGO executives, social workers, environmentalists, project funding managers, charity managers


  • Equip participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to utilise SROI and its findings in assessing the cost and value of their community investment

Course Outline:

  • Introduce the principles of SROI
  • Mapping, measure and value changes
  • Calculate SROI
  • Use the result to analyse, evaluate and project the true value of the community investment plan

Social Return on Investment(SROI) – 2 Days

Who Should Attend:

Staff of all levels


  • Raise the environmental awareness amongst staff and realise sustainable development targets
  • Encourage staff to create innovative ways to reduce water and energy consumption, and lower carbon emissions
  • Develop the sense of environmental responsibility & self-recognition amongst staff

Course Outline:

  • Green efficiency for businesses
    • Implications of efficient use of resources
    • Benchmarking and measuring for green efficiency
  • Create a greener workplace
    • Enhance the working environment with green efficiency – energy, water resources, recycling and greening
    • Development of the 5S checklist in the office

Our Trainers

World Green Organisation is in partnership with experienced and skilled trainers from a board range of expertise, including environment, sustainability, marketing, human resources, media and management. This combination of solid backgrounds will bring our clients a wealth of experience and expertise, and assist them to foster a culture of sustainability in their organisations.

Dr. William Yu
CEO, World Green Organisation

  • Energy Economist and Climate Professional
  • Ph.D. in Energy & Environment, University of Cambridge, U.K.
  • Executive MBA, Thunderbird School of Global Management, U.S.
  • Honorary Adjunct Corporate Professor, EMBA Programme, Shanghai University
  • Adjunct Professor, City University of Hong Kong
  • Lecturing EMBA programme at The Chinese University of Hong Kong and City University of Hong Kong
  • Delivering seminars and training on Climate Change, Business Risks Management, Stakeholder Engagement and Sustainability Leadership to senior management, government officials and NGO executives


Ms. Betty Yeung
Training Programme Director, World Green Organisation

  • A certified career coach, certified personal coach with recognised accreditations, including Birkman, Facet5 and LEA360 assessment tools
  • Over 20 years of experience in cross-section of industries, holding senior positions at Cathay Pacific Airways, Organisation Development Limited, Right Management Consultants, Global Top Fashion Group
  • Former Training Consultant, Hong Kong Olympic Equestrian Events Company, responsible for developing and delivering courses to over 2,000 staff and volunteers


Ms. Angel Tam
Senior Training Manager, World Green Organisation

  • Over 10 years of extensive experience in working with different NGOs, such as The Community Chest, The Hong Kong Council of Social Services and Hong Kong Council on Smoking and Health
  • Training experience with medical and health professionals, corporations, community and welfare organisations, schools and general public
  • MSS in Counseling, University of South Australia

Adjunct Trainers

Mr. Richard Fong
Adjunct Professor, City University Hong Kong

  • Over 25 years global human capital management experience within Fortune 100, S & P 500 and MNCs
  • Chairman, Hong Kong Affairs committee and Vice Chairman, China Affairs committee, Hong Kong Council for Technology and Creation
  • Former South China Human Resources Director, Philips, leading the start-up and evolution of human resources programes, and launching localisation and employees engagement campaigns in the APAC region

Mr. Li Chan Wing (李燦榮先生)
Media Veteran & Corporate Trainer

  • Media veteran with over 20 years of experience as journalist, TV host and producer
  • Proficient corporate trainer and public relations consultant, provided training for clients, including Disneyland, Deloitte, Bank of China, HSBC, Prudential, Loŕeal Group, Cathay Pacific, MTR corporation, etc.
  • Lecturing at Hong Kong Baptist University, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, City University of Hong Kong and Centaline Training Institute

Ms. Pauline Tang
Global Executive Coach & Business Consultant

  • An ICF credentialed global executive and business coach who specialises in leadership development
  • Over 9 years of executive coaching experiences, helping professionals in Asia and U.S. to develop their leadership and business strategies
  • Former Director, Executive Education, Thunderbird School of Global Management

Dr. Anson Wong
Assistant Director, Research Center – Sustainable Development, Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB)

  • Heading the Research Center on Sustainable Development at CKGSB, which focuses on the research of CSR, social innovation, urbanisation, and globalisation
  • Former Associate Director, The Nature Conservancy’s (TNC) Hong Kong Representative Office, raised US$ 5 million for environmental conservation projects in the Asia Pacific region

Dr. Winnie Wong Wing Sze
Founder & Executive Director, Play Infinity

  • Customised play programmes for youth, adults and executives with regard to the areas of education, recreation and counseling
  • Doctor of Education, University of Northern Iowa
  • M.A. in Leisure, Youth and Human Services Administration, University of Northern Iowa

Advisors to Training Programmes

Dr. John Leung
Director, EMBA programme, City University of Hong Kong

  • Associate Professor of Marketing, City University of Hong Kong
  • Provided consultation and training for more than 80 companies such as Hong Kong Bank, Standard Chartered Bank, Hong Kong International Terminal, Sun Hung Kai Property Development, and SGS (International) Ltd.

Mr. Francis Mok
President, Hong Kong Institute of Human Resource Management

  • President, Asia Pacific Federation of Human Resource Management
  • Chairperson of the Management Committee, Hong Kong Institute of Human Resource Management
  • Proven experience and achievements in HR management and development, and contribution to promote HR standards and best practices

Dr. Ricky Szeto
Executive Director, Hung Fook Tong Holdings Limited

  • Head, Department of Business Administration , Hong Kong Shue Yan University
  • Distinguished Researcher, the Institute of International Economics, Peking University Wen Wei Po Outstanding Entrepreneurship Award 2013
  • PhD , Education Administration, University of Southern Mississippi, U.S.



Companies should start to understand how to operate sustainably as well as the opportunity these efforts present to grow their business. Tolearn the environmental impact of their products will allow business leaders to know where to focus on innovation. WGO’s training programme has served as a good start in innovative leadership.

Dr. Ricky Sezto

Executive Director
Hung Fook Tong Holdings Limited


Business executives who neglect the potential environmental threats, for example, could suffer from supply chain disruption. This includes breakdowns in the supply of key parts or commodities, which can disrupt production and core business operations. WGO’s training programme has help ring the alarm bell.

Dr. John Leung

EMBA Programme, City university of Hong Kong