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Certificate for Module (HKICPA Professional Examinations Preparatory Programme: Business Finance)
證書(單元 : 香港會計師公會專業考試備試課程—商業財務)

CEF Reimbursable Course

CEF Reimbursable Course

Course Code
Application Code

Study mode
Start Date
To be advised
Next intake(s)
2 months to 3 months
Course Fee
Deadline on 28 Mar 2024 (Thu)
2867 8475
2861 0278
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This programme aims to prepare students for the HKICPA QP Examination ‘Business Finance’. It is designed to develop students’ technical knowledge in business finance, including strategy management, performance evaluation, treasury management, financing options, business valuation and corporate restructuring.

Programme Details

On completion of the programme, students should be able to

  1. explain the principles in implementing and monitoring business strategy;
  2. evaluate the strategic capability of a business entity;
  3. analyse business strategies, identify associated risks and manage risks for a business entity;
  4. explain the objectives of treasury function and the importance of managing the relationships between treasury function and external parties;
  5. evaluate short, medium and long-term financial management; and
  6. apply the various business valuation models.
  • The basic principles in implementing and monitoring business strategy
  • A business entity’s financial strategy
  • Risk management strategies including the use of financial products and derivatives
  • Business performance analysis and primary considerations in analysing a business strategy
  • Objectives and operations of a treasury function in a business entity
  • Short and medium term financial management
  • Principles of working capital management
  • Long term financial management and relevant sources of finance and funding methods
  • Performance measurement and control systems in entities
  • Behavioural and ethical aspects of control systems
  • Principles of Enterprise Risk Management and sensitivity analysis
  • Valuation of businesses
  • Proposals for business combinations
  • Proposals for financial reconstruction
  • Regulatory environment, ethical standards, professional and industry guidance
  • Business failure and insolvency

One 3-hour examination with case and essay/short questions. Questions can cover any areas of the syllabus.

Attendance Requirement

At least 70%


Upon successful completion of the programme and achieve at least 70% of attendance, students will be awarded within the HKU system through HKU SPACE a "Certificate for Module (HKICPA Professional Examinations Preparatory Programme: Business Finance)".

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Class Details

Meeting Date Day Time
1 11-Apr-2024 Thursday 19:00 - 22:00
2 18-Apr-2024 Thursday 19:00 - 22:00
3 25-Apr-2024 Thursday 19:00 - 22:00
4 2-May-2024 Thursday 19:00 - 22:00
5 9-May-2024 Thursday 19:00 - 22:00
6 16-May-2024 Thursday 19:00 - 22:00
7 23-May-2024 Thursday 19:00 - 22:00
8 30-May-2024 Thursday 19:00 - 22:00
9 6-Jun-2024 Thursday 19:00 - 22:00
10 13-Jun-2024 Thursday 19:00 - 22:00
11 20-Jun-2024 Thursday 19:00 - 22:00


Course Fee
  • Course Fee : HK$3600

Entry Requirements

  • Applicants shall hold an Associate Degree or a Higher Diploma awarded by a recognised institution or equivalent.
  • Applicants must check with HKICPA that they meet HKICPA requirements to take the QP Business Finance Examination.
  • Applicants with other qualifications will be considered on individual merit.
  • Applications will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.


  • The CEF Institution Code of HKU SPACE is 100
CEF Courses
證書 (單元:香港會計師公會專業考試備試課程 - 商業財務)
COURSE CODE 33C158531 FEES $3,600 ENQUIRY 2867-8475
Continuing Education Fund Continuing Education Fund
This course has been included in the list of reimbursable courses under the Continuing Education Fund.

Certificate for Module (HKICPA Professional Examinations Preparatory Programme: Business Finance)

  • This course is recognised under the Qualifications Framework (QF Level [5])


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Enrolment Method
Payment Method
1. Cash, EPS, WeChat Pay Or Alipay

Course fees can be paid by cash, EPS, WeChat Pay or Alipay at any HKU SPACE Enrolment Centres.

2. Cheque Or Bank draft

Course fees can also be paid by crossed cheque or bank draft made payable to “HKU SPACE”. Please specify the programme title(s) for application and the applicant’s name.. You may either:

  • bring the completed form(s), together with the appropriate course or application fees in the form of a cheque, and any required supporting documents to any of the HKU SPACE enrolment centres;
  • or mail the above documents to any of the HKU SPACE Enrolment Centres, specifying  “Course Application” on the envelope.  HKU SPACE will not be responsible for any loss of payment sent by mail.
3. VISA/Mastercard

Applicants may also pay the course fee by VISA or Mastercard, including the “HKU SPACE Mastercard”, at any HKU SPACE enrolment centres. Holders of the HKU SPACE Mastercard can enjoy a 10-month interest-free instalment period for courses with a tuition fee worth a minimum of HK$2,000; however, the course applicant must also be the cardholder himself/herself. For enquiries, please contact our staff at any enrolment centres.

4. Online Payment

Online application / enrolment is offered for most open admission courses (course enrolled on first come, first served basis) and selected award-bearing programmes. Application fees and course fees of these programmes/courses can be settled by using "PPS by Internet" (not available via mobile phones), VISA or Mastercard. In addition to the aforesaid online payment channels, continuing students of award-bearing programmes, if their programmes offer online service, may also pay their course fees by Online WeChat Pay, Online Alipay and Faster Payment System (FPS). Please refer to Enrolment Methods - Online Enrolment  for details.


  • If the programme/course is starting within five working days, application by post is not recommended to avoid any delays. Applicants are advised to enrol in person at HKU SPACE Enrolement Centres and avoid making cheque payment under this circustance.
  • Fees paid are not refundable except under very exceptional circumstances (e.g. course cancellation due to insufficient enrolment), subject to the School’s discretion. In exceptional cases where a refund is approved, fees paid by cash, EPS, WeChat Pay, Alipay, cheque or PPS (for online payment only) will normally be reimbursed by a cheque, and fees paid by credit card will normally be reimbursed to the payment cardholder's credit card account.
  • In addition to the published fees, there may be additional costs associated with individual programmes. Please refer to the relevant course brochures or direct any enquiries to the relevant programme team for details.
  • Fees and places on courses cannot be transferrable from one applicant to another. Once accepted onto a course, the student may not change to another course without approval from HKU SPACE. A processing fee of HK$120 will be levied on each approved transfer.
  • Receipts will be issued for fees paid but HKU SPACE will not be repsonsible for any loss of receipt sent by mail.
  • For payment certification, please submit a completed form, a sufficiently stamped and self-addressed envelope, and a crossed cheque for HK$30 per copy made payable to "HKU SPACE" to any of our enrolment centres. 
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