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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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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. 
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Start 22 JUN 2021 (TUE)
Duration 3 months
Fee HK$7000
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 Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA) Qualifying Examination.
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Start 05 JUL 2021 (MON)
Duration 1 year to 2 years
Fee HK$2,730 for HK Tax
HK$3,120 for Int'l Tax
HK$4,680 for PRC Tax

Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) works together with the banking industry to introduce an industry-wide competency framework – Enhanced Competency Framework (ECF) on Anti-money Laundering and Counter-financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) to support talent development in AML/CFT.  The syllabus will be provided by the Hong Kong Institute of Bankers (HKIB) and this programme is offered for students to prepare for the ECF on AML/CFT Professional Level Examination.

Students who pass the examination with 3 years relevant work experience will be eligible to apply for Certified AML Professional (CAMLP). Please visit HKIB website (https://www.hkib.org/ ) for further information on examination arrangements.

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Start 10 JUL 2021 (SAT)
Duration 18 hours
Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) works together with the banking industry to introduce an industry-wide competency framework – Enhanced Competency Framework (ECF) on Anti-money Laundering and Counter-financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) to support talent development in AML/CFT.  The syllabus will be provided by the Hong Kong Institute of Bankers (HKIB) and this programme is offered for students to prepare for the ECF on AML/CFT Professional Level Examination.
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Start 10 JUL 2021 (SAT)
Duration 18 hours
Fee HK$4,500
This programme aims to provide students with updated knowledge of Blockchain and its practical applications in the finance and investment fields. It gives an overview of the Blockchain market and introduces students to the basic concept and jargons of Blockchain. The programme also provides the latest market landscape, insight and discussion on the application of Blockchain from the regulatory and legal perspectives.
 
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Start 10 JUL 2021 (SAT)
Duration 1 month to 2 months
Fee HK$8600
Programme Objectives
The programme aims to equip students with knowledge and impact of digitalisation on tax administration and operation.
 
 
Programme Structure and Delivery
The proposed new Executive Certificate in Tax Digitalisation will be a 30-hour short course. Students can learn both concepts and theories about the impact of digitalisation on taxation through lectures and case-studies.  Practitioners will be invited to share their experience through the guest lectures. 
 
Medium of instruction is English, supplemented with Cantonese.
 
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Start 13 JUL 2021 (TUE)
Duration 2 months to 3 months
Fee HK$7,000
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.
Students may choose to exit the programme after completing Module 1 for an Executive Certificate award.
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Start 17 JUL 2021 (SAT)
Duration 5 months
Fee HK$9000 per module; HK$18000 per programme
In view of limited funding available in the market, from the government or private venture capital, developing a feasible and appealing business plan as well as good pitching skills are more important than ever to win funding and sponsorship. This executive certificate helps entrepreneurs, SME owners, corporate project managers, and change-makers refine and differentiate their business plans to increase the chance of success in these turbulent times.
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Start 22 JUL 2021 (THU)
Duration 3 months
Fee HK$7,200
The programme aims to provide students with essential knowledge of robotic process automation (RPA) in streamlining workflow and improving business operations. It covers the design, development and implementation of RPA with illustrations using computational tools. Practical applications and cases of RPA for business and finance will be discussed.  
 
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Start 31 JUL 2021 (SAT)
Duration 1 month to 2 months
Fee HK$9000
This programme aims to ​equip students with a comprehensive and an all-round knowledge and practices in internal audit.  The knowledge is useful for students who would like to  sit for the professional examination of The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), leading to obtaining the Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) professional designation, a globally recognized certification for internal auditors. 

Student may check the details through the website : https://na.theiia.org/Pages/IIAHome.aspx 
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Start 31 JUL 2021 (SAT)
Duration 1 year to 2 years
Fee HK$6750