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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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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 21 APR 2021 (WED)
Duration 4 months to 5 months
Fee HK$6000
The basic commercial landscape is rapidly shifting towards automated processes and data-backed decision making, and auditing is no different. In recent years, audit analytics has drawn great attention in the accounting and audit profession due to the increase in demand for enahncing audit quality by regulators, creditors, and investors; many audit firms and internal auditors have applied audit analytics to their audit processes.

In response to this trend, this programme aims to provide students with the basics of the application of analytics in the auditing process in current ubiquitous computer-based information systems and their application in organisations.
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Start 30 APR 2021 (FRI)
Duration 3 months
Fee HK$7000
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 04 MAY 2021 (TUE)
Duration 3 months
Fee HK$7000
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 08 MAY 2021 (SAT)
Duration 1 month to 2 months
Fee HK$8600
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 15 MAY 2021 (SAT)
Duration 18 hours
Fee HK$4,500

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 15 MAY 2021 (SAT)
Duration 18 hours
The programme aims to provide students with the latest development of Financial Technology (FinTech) and the contemporary issues related to Banking and Financial Services sectors. It offers knowledge about the various technological applications to enhance the competitive edges of banks, investment and securities firms. In addition, security and regulatory issues will be covered in this programme.
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Start 22 MAY 2021 (SAT)
Duration 2 months to 3 months
Fee HK$9,900
This programme aims to provide students with knowledge about Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning in Quantitative Finance as well as their latest developments and applications to finance and investment. It covers various learning algorithms and neural networks as well as machine intelligence to facilitate finance and investment decision making.
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Start 05 JUN 2021 (SAT)
Duration 2 months to 3 months
Fee HK$9500
This programme 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. 
 
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Start 05 JUN 2021 (SAT)
Duration 1 month to 2 months
Fee HK$8000
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 06 JUL 2021 (TUE)
Duration 2 months to 3 months
Fee HK$7,000