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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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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.
Start To be advised
Duration 2 months to 3 months
Fee HK$7,000
The programme covers a wide range of knowledge in Statistical Analysis, Corporate Financial Management, Risk Analysis and Asset Allocation,  as well as Investment and Portfolio Management, Financial Modelling and Analytics Software. Students will learn how to apply the knowledge and techniques used by market professionals and refresh their investment knowledge using big data.
Start 01 SEP 2022 (THU)
Duration 1 year to 2 years
Fee Module fee: $9,500 (* course fees are subject to change without prior notice)
2 installment-:1st- three modules: $28,500 and 2nd- three modules: $28,500
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.
Start 21 SEP 2022 (WED)
Duration 1 year to 2 years
Fee Course Fee: $8000 per module (* course fees are subject to change without prior notice)
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.

ECF on Fintech - Modular Exemption
Executive Certificate in FinTech holders are eligible to apply for exemption on Module 1 – Technology Essentials (Core Level) of the Enhanced Competency Framework (ECF) - FinTech qualification.
The ECF-Fintech is a collaborative effort of the HKMA, the Hong Kong Institute of Bankers (HKIB) and the banking sector in establishing a set of common and transparent competency standards for developing a strong Fintech talent pipeline and enhancing the professional competence of existing banking practitioners who are performing functions that involve technological innovation for financial services in Hong Kong’s banking industry. This framework will facilitate banking practitioners to acquire relevant Fintech knowledge and develop professional competencies in the Fintech area more effectively. Please refer to the HKMA Circular on Enhanced Competency Framework on Fintech for details.
Start 24 SEP 2022 (SAT)
Duration 4 months
Fintech and Insurtech are new and hot technology in bank and insurance sectors.  Programme Team proposes to introduce a Certificate for module ‘Compliance for Fintech and Insurtech’ which is an evolving area with market demand and is also a unique and pioneering course introduced by HKU SPACE.
Start 07 OCT 2022 (FRI)
Duration 36 hours
Fee HK$8000
This programme aims to provide students with the knowledge of risk management and quantitative analysis using computational tools. It discusses the development of financial markets and investment products for financial risk management. In addition, it covers practical valuation and applications of risk models for financial risk management.
Start 01 NOV 2022 (TUE)
Duration 2 months to 3 months
Fee HK$8500
This programme aims to equip students with the latest knowledge in cryptocurrency and digital assets investment. Students will learn how to analyse the opportunities and risks of digital assets in their own investment portfolio construction.
Start 05 DEC 2022 (MON)
Duration 30 hours
Fee HK$6000
If you don't experiment with Blockchain, you will be in danger of falling behind!

Blockchain technology continues to grow in importance across multiple industries and professions around the world.  The accounting and auditing profession is no exception.
Companies are using blockchain to improve enterprise resource planning (ERP), especially in areas such as supplier management and procurement. Some even dabble in cybersecurity and sustainable database planning with the help of blockchain technology.
Start To be advised
Duration 3 months
Fee HK$7000
No comparable face-to-face course is being offered in Hong Kong!

The programme aims to equip students with the knowledge and skills of managing risks in using new financial technologies.
Start To be advised
Duration 3 months to 4 months
Fee Course Fee : HK$7300
Early Bird Rate : HK$6500
(Pay course fee on or before 30 Jul 2022)
Alumni Rate : HK$6500
The workshop aims to provide executives with the latest development of FinTech and related technological elements. Solutions and applications using in finance and investment as well as cyber-security will be covered.
Start 15 SEP 2022 (THU)
Duration 5 hours
Fee HK$2500