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FinTech and Financial Intelligence

Fintech and Financial Intelligence are important developments shaping the future of the financial sector. In its latest Policy Address, the Hong Kong SAR Government announced plans to support innovation and technological development so that we can become a smart city. There is no doubt that the demand for Fintech and Financial Intelligence professionals will continue to increase. We offer programmes to equip students with cutting-edge Fintech and Financial intelligence knowledge which can support career and professional advancement.

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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 28 SEP 2019 (SAT)
Duration 1 month to 2 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 16 NOV 2019 (SAT)
Duration 1 month to 2 months
Fee HK$8000
The programme aims to: 
  1. impart financial and investment management knowledge and skills to students to enhance their financial decision making;
  2. facilitate students to understand and analyze contemporary issues as well as the latest development in the financial world;
  3. prepare students to sit for the CFA examinations based on the Candidate Body of Knowledge;
  4. equip students with the latest technologies on Big Data and Artificial Intelligence for financial industry;
  5. stimulate students to apply financial intelligence to perform investment management.
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Start To be advised
Duration 1 year to 2 years
Fee Course Fee: $6900 per module (* course fees are subject to change without prior notice)
This programme aims to provide students with the knowledge to investigate financial data which influences finance and investment decisions. Computer coding using Python will be discussed to handle data, build models and perform financial analysis quantitatively. The programme covers the applications of AI, Machine Learning and computerized algorithms to analyze trends and predict financial data.
 
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Start 28 SEP 2019 (SAT)
Duration 2 months to 4 months
Fee $8,000 per module; $16,000 for whole programme

Executive Certificate in Applied Business Analytics and Decision Optimization provides students with the essential knowledge of Big Data, the framework of Business Analytics as well as the usage of computer software to optimize the solution for effective decision making. The programme also covers the data preparation procedures, methods in handling big data using Python, techniques of Business Analytics and optimal solution for decision making. Apart from applying the knowledge to solve problems in their workplace, students may consider further their studies in Big Data, Data Analytics, Computer Science, Operation Research, FinTech and Quantitative Analysis in future.

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Start 12 OCT 2019 (SAT)
Duration 1 month to 2 months
Fee HK$7000
A number of Internet Finance companies have already graduated from start-ups to listed companies with billion-dollar valuations in the US. Mobile Internet is helping drive new forms of electronic payment, new payments architecture, crowdfunding platform and peer-to-peer lending platform.

This programme aims to equip students with latest knowledge in innovation and applications of Internet Finance and Financial Technology (FinTech). It also focuses on the overall context in FinTech including regulatory framework, regulatory technology (RegTech), evolving digital technology and mobile commerce in finance.
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Start 19 OCT 2019 (SAT)
Duration 4 months
This programme aims to provide students with the basic concepts and knowledge about Big Data and to develop their skills in interpreting Big Data. It provides a practical approach for the students to apply statistical methods to analyze data and to equip them with techniques to perform data visualization for business and financial Big Data.
 
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Start 22 OCT 2019 (TUE)
Duration 1 month to 2 months
Fee HK$8000
Executive Certificate in Applied AI and Predictive Analytics for Business provides students with the practical knowledge of Artificial Intelligence (AI) as well as discuss the application of Predictive Analytics for Business. Moreover, the programme covers the handling of data for data analysis, data visualization, development of AI and forecasting techniques from the business perspectives. Apart from applying the knowledge to solve problems in their workplace, students may consider further their studies in Big Data, Data Analytics, Data Science, AI, FinTech and Quantitative Analysis in future.
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Start 29 OCT 2019 (TUE)
Duration 1 month to 2 months
Fee HK$7000

Executive Certificate in Big Data, Governance and Compliance aims to provide students with an overview in Big Data potentials, fraud detection and prevention for corporates, banking and financial services.

"Think BIG DATA, Think HKU SPACE"
 

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Start 16 NOV 2019 (SAT)
Duration 3 months
Fee HK$6000
The Executive Certificate in Financial Decision Making: Big Data and Machine Learning programme aims to provide students with the fundamental concepts and knowledge about Big Data and to develop their analytical skills by applying regression analysis and machine learning to solve business problems. It provides a practical approach for the students to apply regression and machine learning methodologies for analyzing big data and facilitating business and financial decision making.
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Start 16 NOV 2019 (SAT)
Duration 1 month to 2 months
Fee HK$8000