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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 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.
Start 16 NOV 2019 (SAT)
Duration 1 month to 2 months
Fee HK$8000
開課日期 2019年11月22日 (星期五)
修業期 4個月至6個月
課程費用 HK$2700
This programme aims to ​equip students with a comprehensive and an all-round knowledge and practices in internal audit.  The knowlegdge 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. 

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Start 28 NOV 2019 (THU)
Duration 1 year to 2 years
Fee HK$6750
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.
Start 07 DEC 2019 (SAT)
Duration 4 months to 5 months
Fee HK$6000
開課日期 2019年12月13日 (星期五)
修業期 9個月
課程費用 HK$7,600
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. 

Start 04 JAN 2020 (SAT)
Duration 1 month to 2 months
Fee HK$7000
Predictive analytics is a technique that leverages all related influencers, interactions and activities to generate statistics that predict future outcomes and would help us to understand how the market will evolve and trends to shape up across all sectors. Now the time for this technology has come. More and more organizations are turning to predictive analytics to increase their bottom line and competitive advantage.
Start 11 JAN 2020 (SAT)
Duration 3 months to 4 months
Fee HK$7000
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.
Start 08 FEB 2020 (SAT)
Duration 5 months
Fee HK$8000 per module; HK$16000 per programme(Course fees are subject to change without prior notice)

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

Start 21 MAR 2020 (SAT)
Duration 6 months to 8 months
Fee HK$13,700 for the whole programme (2 modules); HK$7,000 per module.
Note: The “Commercial Crimes and Money Laundering Law” module is not a CEF Reimbursement course.
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. 
Start 01 APR 2020 (WED)
Duration 3 months
Fee HK$6000