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Business Development Committee (BDC)

Terms of reference

  1. The BDC is to provide strategic advice to the Council on matters concerning the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications (HKCAAVQ)'s business development including new areas of business and consulting services. 
  2. On delegated authority from the Council [section 8(2) of the HKCAAVQ Oridnance (Cap.1150), the BDC is to consider and approve consulting project proposals1 for projects conducted outside Hong Kong that require the Secretary for Education's prior approval. These project proposals with take into consideration HKCAAVQ's expertise and make reference to the consulting strategy. 


  1. Unless the Council shall decide otherwise, the Business Development Committee is delegated to the authority to approve consulting project proposals up to HK$3 million per project.


Chair Ms Margaret CHENG Wai-ching, JP 

Professor Rhys ROWLAND-JONES
Mr Peter YAN King-shun, JP
Mr Albert CHOW