Accounting & Finance Programmes and Short Courses - HKU SPACE. Explore our list or programmes for part-time and full-time.
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Accounting & Finance

Accounting & Finance

Hong Kong is known for the sophistication of its financial industry, which is the cornerstone of the city's economy. We are committed to developing finance and accounting talnet and helping finance professionals gain the necessary qualifications to advance in their careers. With programmes in the areas of accounting, corporate governance, compliance, financial services, insurance, fintech, financial intelligence, investment management and risk management, we take care of the needs of finance sector professionals, no matter what the level or discipline.

Our competitive advantage lies in our close connection to industry and professional bodies, as well as collaboration with internationally-acclaimed universities.

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The Executive Certificate in Big Data and Business Analytics aims to provide students with knowledge in Big Data and Business Analytics for management decision-making. Students are expected to be familiar with different big data analyses, tools and methodologies. The programme provides an insight on how business world is using Big Data to improve their business models. 

"Think BIG DATA, Think HKU SPACE"
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Start 05 JAN 2019 (SAT)
Duration 1 month to 2 months
Fee HK$6000
Executive Certificate in Corporate Credit Management aims to equip students with current knowledge and practical skills in managing credit risk of corporations. It covers both quantitative and qualitative analysis in corporate credit valuations including case study analysis.  This course introduces credit analysis based on Cash Flow Based Lending doctrine which is the shift from the use of accrual based accounting information to the use of cash based financial information for lending decisions. 
PT
Start 19 FEB 2019 (TUE)
Duration 3 months
Fee HK$6000
The programme aims to give participants a holistic view of the latest development of sustainable finance and investment.  The topics cover a wide range of hottest issues in this field from basic sustainable investment to more in-depth social venture capital.  As this field is a cross-disciplinary study and still emerging, a practical approach is adopted to outline the mindset change of decision makers with real-life case studies.
PT
Start 09 MAR 2019 (SAT)
Duration 5 months
Fee HK$8000 per module. Total programme fee: HK$16000
The programme will primarily appeal to financial services executives who wish to equip themselves with latest knowledge in marine insurance for their professional advancement. The secondary target market includes business executives or new graduates who aim to take up opportunities in insurance sector with a focus of marine insurance.
 
PT
Start 06 MAY 2019 (MON)
Duration 6 months
Fee $9150
This programme aims to equip students with in-depth knowledge of enterprise risk management and essential skills for risk management analysis. It also provides a channel to students in obtaining an enterprise risk management professional qualifications, and at the same time, prepares them to articulate to Postgraduate Diplomas and MSc Risk Management.
PT
Start 12 JUN 2019 (WED)
Duration 6-8 months
Fee HK$7,000 per module; HK$14,000 per programme.

Course fees are non-refundable and subject to change without prior notice.
Executive Certificate in Financial Intelligence from Big Data aims to provide students with market knowledge in Big Data for Banking and Financial Services and to develop students’ skill sets in setting up hypothesis models in Predictive Analytics. The programme contents cover challenges and limitations in using Big Data in Banking and Financial Services.

"Think BIG DATA, Think HKU SPACE"
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Start To be advised
Duration 3 months
Fee HK$9000 per programme
The Certified Financial Services Auditor professional (CFSA) designation offered by the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) which is a valued specialty certification for audit professionals working in banking, insurance, security and commodity services and other financial services organizations.


 
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Start To be advised
Duration 12 months to 18 months
Fee HK$3780

This programme aims to equip students with all-round knowledge in Hong Kong, PRC and International taxes; provide an opportunity for them to prepare for the Certified Tax Adviser (CTA) Qualifying Examination.

PT
Start To be advised
Duration 1 year to 2 years
Fee HK$2730

Upon completion of the programme, students should be able to:

- identify key legal issues affecting banking and commercial practices in Hong Kong;
- gain an updated knowledge on commercial law in Hong Kong and Mainland China; and
- design and implement legal risk management plans to combat commercial crimes and money laundering activities

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Start To be advised
Duration 6 months to 8 months
Fee HK$12,950 for the whole programme (2 modules); HK$6,600 per module.
Note: The “Commercial Crimes and Money Laundering Law” module is not a CEF Reimbursement course.
This programme consists of three modules (Interpretation of Financial Statements, Performance Management and Internal Controls, and Financial Management). Students are expected to complete the whole course in four months. The course can also be structured as an in-house training programme to serve the specific needs of different companies.
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Start To be advised
Duration 4 months to 5 months
Fee HK$6000