Big Data and FinTech Executive Workshop Series - Applied AI and Business Analytics - HKU SPACE: FinTech and Financial Intelligence, Data Science courses
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Accounting & Finance FinTech and Financial Intelligence

Big Data and FinTech Executive Workshop Series - Applied AI and Business Analytics

Course Code
FINA9341
Application Code
2035-1319NW
Study mode
Part-time
Start Date
13 Jul 2022 (Wed)
Next intake(s)
Oct 2022
Duration
5 hours
Language
Cantonese, suppl with English
Course Fee
HK$2500 per module
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Deadline on 02 Jul 2022 (Sat)
Enquiries
2867 8331
2861 0278
To understand the general knowledge of AI and Business Analytics with hand-on practice in 5 hours, welcome to enroll our one-day workshop on 13 Jul 2022 (Wed)!

The workshop aims to provide executives with practical knowledge of Artificial Intelligence (AI) as well as discuss various areas of Business Analytics to assist business and financial decision making. The applications of AI in the areas of business and finance will be discussed.
 

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Teacher

Mr. W. C. Chan 
Mr. Chan, FRM, has possessed rich experience in financial risk management, information technology and data science and worked as IT Manager over a decade. Being a practitioner in information technology, he is currently a consultant and trainer at Big Data Consultancy Services Company. He is strong in Cloud-based solutions, Big Data Technology, Data Mining and Machine Learning.
Mr. Chan has delivered trainings related to Data Science areas, covering R, Machine Learning, Statistics, Database Programming, AWS Cloud Architecture and SAS Programming for IT Professionals and university graduates for over 2 years. He worked as the Head of BI Data Analytics and R&D Team in Li & Fung Group Company, GBG Asia (HK) Limited, IDS Group Ltd. & LF Asia and so on, devoting himself in IT development and project management. Currently, he works as Consultant and Trainer in Big Data Consultancy Services Company.
Also, Mr. Chan teaches Executive Certificate in Interpretation and Visualization of Business Big Data as well as Executive Certificate in Financial Decision Making: Big Data and Machine Learning in HKU SPACE. Student feedback is positive (average LES scored 80 out of 100) as he can help learners to acquire the skills practically with clear explanations.
Mr. Chan has obtained a Bachelor Degree in Mathematics from The Chinese University of Hong Kong as well as three Master Degrees, namely, Risk Management Science from The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Quantitative Analysis for Business from City University of Hong Kong and Industrial Logistics Systems from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

Contents:
-Introduction to AI Development, Machine Learning and Deep Learning
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Business and Predictive Analytics and Forecasting for Finance
-Clustering and Pattern Recognition
-Chatbot and Natural Language Processing for Business
-Applications of Artificial Neural Network
-Case Study: How to Make Buy/Sell Decisions with AI?

Medium of Instruction:
Cantonese supplemented with English; Course material will be in English.

Application Code 2035-1319NW Apply Online Now
Start Date 13 Jul 2022 (Wed)
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Days / Time
  • Wednesday, 1:30pm - 6:30pm
Duration
  • Each workshop will consist of 5 face-to-face lecture hours in one day.
Venue
  • Hong Kong Island Learning Centre
  • Kowloon East Learning Centre

Timetable

Date Time
13 Jul 22 (Wed) 13:30 - 18:30
  • Tentative timetable is subject to change and the course commencement is subject to sufficient enrollment
  • Class schedule will be given out upon receipt of enrolment/payment;  one week prior to course commencement
  • In case of cancel class, course fee will be refunded or transferred to next available intake

There is no specific entry requirement. 

Course Fee
  • Course Fee : HK$2500 per module (course fees are subject to change without prior notice)

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Enrolment Method
Payment Method
1. Cash, EPS, WeChat Pay Or Alipay

Course fees can be paid by cash, EPS, WeChat Pay or Alipay at any HKU SPACE Enrolment Centres.

2. Cheque Or Bank draft

Course fees can also be paid by crossed cheque or bank draft made payable to “HKU SPACE”. Please specify the programme title(s) for application and the applicant’s name.. You may either:

  • bring the completed form(s), together with the appropriate course or application fees in the form of a cheque, and any required supporting documents to any of the HKU SPACE enrolment centres;
  • or mail the above documents to any of the HKU SPACE Enrolment Centres, specifying  “Course Application” on the envelope.  HKU SPACE will not be responsible for any loss of payment sent by mail.
3. VISA/Mastercard

Applicants may also pay the course fee by VISA or Mastercard, including the “HKU SPACE Mastercard”, at any HKU SPACE enrolment centres. Holders of the HKU SPACE Mastercard can enjoy a 10-month interest-free instalment period for courses with a tuition fee worth a minimum of HK$2,000; however, the course applicant must also be the cardholder himself/herself. For enquiries, please contact our staff at any enrolment centres.

4. Online Payment

Online application / enrolment is offered for most open admission courses (course enrolled on first come, first served basis) and selected award-bearing programmes. Application fees and course fees of these programmes/courses can be settled by using "PPS by Internet" (not available via mobile phones), VISA or Mastercard. In addition to the aforesaid online payment channels, continuing students of award-bearing programmes, if their programmes offer online service, may also pay their course fees by Online WeChat Pay, Online Alipay and Faster Payment System (FPS). Please refer to Enrolment Methods - Online Enrolment  for details.

Notes

  • If the programme/course is starting within five working days, application by post is not recommended to avoid any delays. Applicants are advised to enrol in person at HKU SPACE Enrolement Centres and avoid making cheque payment under this circustance.
  • Fees paid are not refundable except under very exceptional circumstances (e.g. course cancellation due to insufficient enrolment), subject to the School’s discretion. In exceptional cases where a refund is approved, fees paid by cash, EPS, WeChat Pay, Alipay, cheque or PPS (for online payment only) will normally be reimbursed by a cheque, and fees paid by credit card will normally be reimbursed to the payment cardholder's credit card account.
  • In addition to the published fees, there may be additional costs associated with individual programmes. Please refer to the relevant course brochures or direct any enquiries to the relevant programme team for details.
  • Fees and places on courses cannot be transferrable from one applicant to another. Once accepted onto a course, the student may not change to another course without approval from HKU SPACE. A processing fee of HK$120 will be levied on each approved transfer.
  • Receipts will be issued for fees paid but HKU SPACE will not be repsonsible for any loss of receipt sent by mail.
  • For payment certification, please submit a completed form, a sufficiently stamped and self-addressed envelope, and a crossed cheque for HK$30 per copy made payable to "HKU SPACE" to any of our enrolment centres.