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Accounting & Finance Risk Management

Workshop on “Business Interruption Crisis Management under Pandemics”

Course Code
Application Code
Study mode
Start Date
To be advised
2 weeks to 1 month
Course Fee
Deadline on 17 Jul 2020 (Fri)
2867 8474
2861 0278
How to Apply
Open for Application & Online Application is available!!


This workshop aims to enhance student’s knowledge and skills in dealing with disruptions caused by pandemics; with focus on application on specific scenarios related to recent pandemic.

Programme Details

The workshop comprises 12 hours (9 hours face-to-face and 3 hours virtual) lectures, face-to-face lectures will be conducted at HKU SPACE Learning Centres where students will learn concepts, theories as well as hands-on applications

Workshop Content:

I. Introduction to Crisis Management and Business Interruption
  • Emergency Response
  • Crisis Management & Crisis Communications
  • Business Continuity Management
  • Business Resiliency
  • Optimising Business Process & Recovery
  • Pandemic Preparedness and Planning
  • Plan Development & Testing
  • Assessing Business Interruption Downtime for Pandemic
  • Business Interruption Quantification
II. Crisis Management and Business Continuity – Application
  • Crisis Management for Pandemics and Epidemics
  • Case Study: COVID19
III. Business Interruption Quantification - Application
  • Quantifying business interruption impacts for Pandemics and Epidemics
  • Case Study: COVID19
  • Business Interruption Insurance & Applications

Tutor: Mr. Kegan Chan, CPA (Aust), CTA

Mr. Chan has spent his last 10 years specializing in Risk & Actuarial Consulting where he had assisted numerous multinational conglomerates over Asia Pacific in quantifying their business interruption risk exposures as well as crisis management consulting. He is a qualified accountant with CPA Australia as well as a Fellow of the Taxation Institute of Hong Kong. He is currently a Vice President at a global risk and insurance advisory firm and leads the analytics practice for Asia.

Duration: 2 weeks to 1 month
Lecture Hours: Total 12 hours (9 hours face-to-face and 3 hours virtual)
Medium of Instruction: Cantonese

* “Statement of Attendance” will be issued to students who have achieved at least 70% attendance for the workshop.*
Application Code 1835-1852NW -

Class Details

July Schedule

Venue: HK Island

Lecture Date Time
Lecture 1  (face-to-face class) 24 July 2020 (Fri) 19:00-22:00
Lecture 2  (face-to-face class) 27 July 2020 (Mon) 19:00-22:00
Lecture 3  (face-to-face class) 31 July 2020 (Fri) 19:00-22:00
Lecture 4  (virtual class) 3 Aug  2020 (Mon) 19:00-22:00

*The above tentative schedule for reference only.  Schedule details will be released later.

*Venues provided are for reference only and subject to changes. HKU SPACE reserves the right to make changes if necessary.


Course Fee
  • Course Fee : HK$3000


Application Form Download Application Form

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.