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Accounting & FinanceInvestment Management

Fundamentals of Investment Banking

Course Code
FINA9310
Application Code
1855-2309NW
Study mode
Part-time
Start Date
21 Nov 2020 (Sat)
Next intake(s)
Jan 2021
Duration
5 weeks
Language
English
Course Fee
HK$6350
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Deadline on 06 Nov 2020 (Fri)
Enquiries
2867 8476
2861 0278
Accepting application for November intake, scheduled to commence on 21-11-2020!

This module is designed to provide students with an overview of the various aspects of the investment banking business. It will cover the role and major functions of investment banks, review the strategic issues faced by investment banks, identify the process in which investment banks issues securities to the public, the deal process, risks of investment banks, the role of the underwriting syndicate and fee structure, and review the concepts of various corporate finance transactions, such as initial public offerings, as well as mergers & acquisitions.

The College of Business and Finance currently offers Investment Banking and Merger & Acquisition workshop series. Investment Banking and Merger & Acquisition workshop series provides an overview of the various aspects of the investment banking business & merger and acquisition transactions. The series is particularly relevant to professionals who are engaged in corporate development, corporate finance, strategic planning, finance, business development functions within a commercial firm, and legal advisory.

This workshop series is designed for those who aspire to develop a career in investment banking, merchant banking, management consultancy,  and/or those who wish to enrich their understanding of the aforesaid industries. Students can choose to enrol in indiviual workshop listed below.

Investment Banking and Merger & Acquisition Workshop Series:
- Fundamentals of Investment Banking
- IPO, Private Equity & Hedge Funds    
- Business Valuation & Financing    
- Strategic Issues of Merger and Acquisition    
- Due Diligence, Tax and Accounting Issues in M&A

Students are required to meet the 70% attendance requirement and achieve 50% or above in the overall assessment. Students' performance in workshop shall be assessed both by continuous course work assignments (30%) and a final project (70%).

A Statement of Attendance will be issued to students who have achieved 70% of class attendance.
A Statement of Achievement will be issued to students who have achieved 70% of class attendance and achieved a passing grade in the overall assessment.
Statement of Attendance/ Achievement available witin 3 months after completion of the course.

Application Code 1855-2309NW Apply Online Now
Start Date 21 Nov 2020 (Sat)
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Days / Time
  • Saturday, 1:00am - 7:00am
Duration
  • 30 hours per module
  • 5 meeting(s)
  • 6 hours per meeting
Venue

Fundamentals of Investment Banking

Overview:
This course is designed to provide students with an overview of the various aspects of the investment banking business. It will cover the role and major functions of investment banks, review the strategic issues faced by investment banks, identify the process in which investment banks issues securities to the public, the deal process, risks of investment banks, the role of the underwriting syndicate and fee structure, and review the concepts of various corporate finance transactions, such as initial public offerings, as well as mergers & acquisitions.

On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:

  1. To critically review the role and major functions of investment banks;
  2. To critically review the strategic issues facing investment banks;
  3. To fully identify the process in which investment banks issue securities to the public, the deal process, risks of investment banks and role of the underwriting syndicate and fee structure;
  4. To fully identify the various methods for firms to raise financing in the capital market;
  5. To critically review the concepts of various corporate finance transactions, such as initial public offering, as well as mergers and acquisitions;
  6. To fully identify the various types of financial instruments associated with investment banking.

Teacher Profile:

Mr. Raymond So
Mr. So is a Senior Programme Director at HKU SPACE.  Prior, he was working in the financial industry for over 18 years at various reputable Investment Banks such as Goldman Sachs, Merrill Lynch, Nomura, ING Bank and Deutsche Bank. Raymond has been involved in part time teaching at HKU SPACE since 2012 in areas of Treasury Product & Corporate Financial Management, Mathematics for Finance, and numerous derivative related courses at both graduate and undergraduate levels.  Mr. So is also an active volunteer with JA Hong Kong providing career education to primary students and personal finance education to secondary school students. Mr. So holds a Master of Education from the University of Hong Kong, a Master of Science and a Bachelor of Science from Columbia University, New York.

Fundamentals of Investment Banking​

Date

Time

Venue

21-Nov-20

(Sat)

1300-1900

TBC

28-Nov-20

(Sat)

1300-1900

TBC

5-Dec-20

(Sat)

1300-1900

TBC

12-Dec-20

(Sat)

1300-1900

TBC

19-Dec-20

(Sat)

1300-1900

TBC

Remarks: Tentative timetable is subject to change and course commencement is subject to sufficient enrollment numbers.

Applicants should:

  • hold a bachelor’s degree in the relevant discipline(s) awarded by a recognized university; or
  • hold relevant and recognized professional qualifications in related business area; and have at least three years of work experience in the relevant industry. Or
  • hold an Associate Degree/Higher Diploma or equivalent with at least 6 years of senior level work experience in the relevant industry is required.

Applicants with other qualifications and substantial senior level work experience will be considered on individual merits.

Executives working in other relevant industries are most welcome to apply.

Course Fee
  • Course Fee : HK$6350

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Enrolment Method

Application Procedure

Applicant should submit the following:

1. Application form

2. Course fee HK$6350

3. Copy of academic/ professional qualification 

4. HKID copy

Payment Method
1. Cash or EPS

Cash or EPS are accepted 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 write the programme title(s)  and the applicant’s name on the back of the cheque. You may either:

  • in person by submitting the payment, completed form(s), and required supporting documents to any of our enrolment centres; or
  • by mailing the above documents to any of our enrolment centres, specifying “Course Application” on the envelope. 
3. VISA/MasterCard

Course applicants, who are holders of HKU SPACE Mastercard, can enjoy a 10-month interest-free instalment period for courses of HK$2,000 and over. For enquiries, please contact our enrolment centres.

4. Online payment

Online payment for short courses (first come, first served) and selected award-bearing programmes is available using PPS, VISA or Mastercard. Please refer to the Online Services page on the School website.

Notes

  1. For general and short courses, applicants may be required to pay the course fee in cash or by EPS, Visa or Mastercard if the course is to start shortly.
  2. 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, cheque or online PPS will be reimbursed by a cheque; fees paid by credit card will be reimbursed to credit card account used for payment.
  3. 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 teams for details.
  4. Fees and places on courses are not transferrable. 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.
  5. HKU SPACE will not be responsible for any loss of payment, receipt, or personal information sent by mail.
  6. For additional copies of receipts, 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. Such copies will normally be issued at the end of a course.