April 10, 2021


Name 2 Half Days (2021-04-10, 2021-04-17) Phone +852 2784 1880 Email admin@pmi.org.hk



Growth Mindset for Project Professionals, Sharpening your learning ability (2 Half Days)


Online Registration & Payment


Date: 10 April 2021 (Day 1)
17 April 2021 (Day 2)
Time: 9:00am – 12:30pm
Venue: Nil (Online Training)
PDU: 7
Instructor: Dr. Kelvin Wan
Language: Cantonese
Fee: PMI HK Member: HKD 1,800
Non-PMI HK Member: HKD 2,100
Remarks: As a prevention measure against the spread of COVID-19, The training will be delivered online with Zoom (Guideline). Please contact PMI HK admin at admin@pmi.org.hk or 2784 1880



What are the most important elements for success under 5G, AI and Robotics Era? Work long-hours? Pursue a university degree / Certificate? It’s out-dated. The most critical personal attribute for success nowadays is “Growth Mindset”! Keep learning to master your destiny is the only way to success. This is also the mindset for most of the successful businessmen and leaders.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Define the term “Growth Mindset”
  • Critically evaluate the linkage of thinking, brief, rules, emotions, behaviours and learning attitude
  • Elaborate the importance of human inner voice to the behavioural outcome
  • Analyse the formation of “Fixed Mindset”
  • Identify your thinking limitations and traps to prevent you from jumping out of comfort zone
  • Foresee the possible outcome of not possessing “Growth Mindset” in this 5G Era
  • Develop the strategy of acquiring a “Growth Mindset”
  • Grasp the essence of “neuroplasticity” from modern neuro science research
  • Devise your own plan of acquiring “positive and growth mindset”
  • Practice the brain exercises which help enhance learning ability
  • Practice the art of “Praise”

Detailed Course Outline


  • The essence of “Growth Mindset” and “Positive Mindset”
    • Define mindset, “Growth Mindset” and “Positive Mindset”
    • Benefits of acquiring “Growth Mindset”
    • Current Education System Characteristics and Problems to Newer Generations
    • Formation of “Fixed Mindset”
    • How AI and Robotics change the whole Career Landscape
  • Steps of Acquiring “Growth Mindset with Positive Attitude”
    • Aware your thinking pattern, beliefs, rules, emotion, body reactions, behaviours and 5 senses
    • Active manage your inner devil and inner voice is the first step
    • Write down your own positive statement — to motive yourself continuously
    • Differentiate some common similar but different concepts
  • Devise Action-Plan for yourself to equip “Growth Mindset”
    • Incorporate the Spiritual Quotient (SQ) , Aversity Quotient (AQ), Emotional Quotient (EQ), Creativity Quotient (CQ), Positivity Quotient (+Q) and Happiness Quotient (HQ) holistically in action plan in order to effectively develop “Growth mindset with Positive Attitude”

Optional Topic (Content-cover depends on time and delivery progress)

  • Essential Elements of “Change”
    • A New Thinking – A way of changing culture
    • Elements of Changing the way staff members contribute, attitude and behavior
    • The Fifth Discipline – Elements of Organizational Change which facilitate “Organizational Growth Mindset”
  • Practice & Reflection Session
    • Steps of Changing the Ways of Staff Members’ Thinking Patten to “Growth Mindset” in Your Business Environment
    • Create opportunities for self by removing thinking blindspots
    • Feedback and Improvement areas from trainer and participants openly


This course is intended for mature leaders / Coaches / Mentors who would like to be the genuine future leader under AI and Robotics business environment by equipping one of the most important leadership capability – Growth Mindset with Positive Attitude.

This course is intended for HR managers/ people managers/ project managers/ program managers/ team leaders/ experienced individual contributors (team members) who want to hone their thinking skills in combination with personal analytical ability, behavioral performance, positive attitude and technology-driven knowledge to maximize the intended business benefits (such as satisfied staff members, happy teams, customers, happy upper management, higher teamwork, higher quality life, faster delivery, strong boding among staff) by unleashing the real potential of life-long learning ability.


Before attending this course, leaders are preferable to have:

  • Some knowledge of project/program/portfolio management
  • Experience of leading teams
  • Basic terms of psychology e.g. cognitive thinking, beliefs
  • Some people management skills and organization behavior best practices
  • Ability to openly share, articulate and present knowledge, experience and information in a systematic and clear way
  • Willingness to join the class activities and learn from each other

Instructor’s Profile

Dr. Kelvin WAN, Global Master Trainer and Corporate Coach of a Listed MNC
Mentor, MPhil Graduate, HKU
Mentor, MBA Student, CityU HK
Advisor, SCOPE, CityU HK
Master Trainer and Founding ExCo, iLEAP, Hong Kong Computer Society (HKCS)
Ex-VP Certification of PMI HK, PMI
Trainer of the Year (Champion), HKMA
Distinguished Trainer, HKMA

Dr. WAN is a “3H” High-touch, High-energy & Highly engaged Live Trainer and Corporate Coach. He has been providing “live” training and coaching to 7000+ executives in last 20 years coming from US, UK, Middle East, Asia Pacific regions and GBA on psychological resilience, stress management, coaching, happiness, soft skills, methodologies and company strategies. The average project experience of participating leaders is 15 years. He is also a practitioner-scholar. His recent research paper about Soft Competence for executives has been accepted by a renowned US forum and published on major search engines.

Kelvin is an experienced project professional. He has been the global PMO Lead in HSBC to rollout a multi-million USD e-learning platform to 330,000 staff members in 78 countries. In his current role, his main responsibilities are overseeing the project professionals upskilling, individual life/career coaching, positivity (positive thinking), staff’s level of happiness, stress management, talent (HiPo) management, capability assessment and curriculum development for the listed company.