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Executive EducationSmart Finance

Effective Approach to Understanding Market Dynamics

Course Code
Application Code
Study mode
Start Date
To be advised
6 hours
Cantonese Supplemented with English 廣東話,輔以英語
Course Fee
For enquiry, please call us at 2975 5633.

The workshop provides an executive briefing on How Markets Work:

  • Trading strategies, including long, short, options, high frequency trading and volatility strategies
  • From Blockchain to Cryptocurrencies, market disruption to the crypto “intrinsic value” debate
  • The truth about fundamental and technical analysis
  • Understand how geopolitical events affect your investment decisions
  • Family office set up

Effective Approach to Understanding Market Dynamics (2018市場脈動大拆解)

"Absolute Return Trading Strategies, Blockchain and the Crypto debate"

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the workshop, attendees should be able to understand absolute return trading strategies, blockchain and the crypto debate in following prespectives:

  • Trading strategies, including long, short, options, high frequency trading and volatility strategies
  • From Blockchain to Cryptocurrencies, removing intermediaries, market disruption to the “intrinsic value” debate
  • The truth about fundamental and technical analysis 
  • Understand how geopolitical events affect your investment decisions   
  • Family office set up 



  • 操盤技巧: 長短倉、股票期權、高頻交易、波幅指數
  • 區塊鏈的「去中心化」,改寫了遊戲規則,顛覆生活;加密貨幣前景與爭議
  •  拆解基本及技術分析
  • 地緣政治如何影響投資決定
  •  成立家族辦公室,了解成本與開支

Who should Attend 合適報讀人士

  • Traders and investors who want to expose themselves to the US and global markets.
  • Investors and licensed persons who want to understand the psychological and the methodological side of trading.
  • Anyone who want to drill deeper into market dynamics

Programme Contents

  • Trading strategies, including long , short, options, high frequency trading and volatility strategies
  • From Blockchain to Cryptocurrencies, removing intermediaries, market disruption to the “intrinsic value” debate
  • The truth about fundamental and technical analysis
  • Understand how geopolitical events affect your investment decisions
  • Family office set up

主要內容 (以英文為準)

  • 操盤技巧: 長短倉、股票期權、高頻交易、波幅指數
  • 區塊鏈的「去中心化」,改寫了遊戲規則,顛覆生活;加密貨幣前景與爭議
  • 拆解基本及技術分析
  • 地緣政治如何影響投資決定
  • 成立家族辦公室,了解成本與開支

DATE & TIME 日期及時間

Date 日期:To be advised (請留意本課程的最新消息)

Time 時間:10:00am - 5:00pm (total 6 hours 共六小時)
* Complimentary Lunch Session 1:00pm - 2:00pm 
   包括午餐 - 下午一時至二時

Venue 地點: Admiralty Learning Centre/United Learning Centre


Mr. Edward C. K. Chin (錢志健先生)

Hedge Fund Manager & Apple Daily Financial Columnist

Chin has 20 years of professional experience in securities trading, portfolio management, and hedge funds management. He was a portfolio manager and derivatives trader at TD Securities and a portfolio manager responsible for derivatives and portfolio management accounts at BMO Nesbitt Burns in Toronto, by implementing volatility arbitrage and market neutral trading techniques.

After relocating back to Hong Kong from Toronto in 2000, he held the position of Country Manager at Man Investments, the largest global hedge fund listed on the London Stock Exchange and part of the FTSE 100. Chin founded MDE Walters Capital in 2002, a specialist strategy consulting firm that advises the investment banking and financial services sector on funds set up, investment products distribution, hedge funds advisory, trading psychology, and advanced trading strategies in major financial centers in London, New York, and the Asia Pacific Region.

Chin writes an investment column at the Apple Daily every Friday. He is a board member of a family office with investments primarily in real estate and equity-based hedge funds. Chin is a Canadian Investment Manager (CIM), a Fellow of the Canadian Securities Institute (FCSI) and a fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Directors (FHKIoD). He studied speech communication from the University of Minnesota, graduated from the University of Manitoba in Applied Economics and received an MBA from the University of Toronto.

Statement of attendance 修讀證明書

A STATEMENT OF ATTENDANCE from HKU SPACE will be issued to all students who have successfully completed the workshop.

CPT Hour 持續培訓時數

HKU SPACE has been recognized by the SFC as an approved CPT course provider. Please check with your company's compliance to get official credits on CPT.
本院乃證監會認可的持續培訓機構,有關取得相關的認可時數,請參閱  貴公司的相關指引。

Application Code 1580-2757NW -
Time 10:00AM - 5:00PM

Days / Time
  • Saturday, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Course Fee
  • Course Fee : HK$3000
  • Early Bird Rate : HK$2500 (Early Bird Deadline: 10 days before the commencement date)

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    Pay the programme/course fees by either using:

    PPS via Internet - You will need a PPS account and a PPS Internet password. For information on how to open a PPS account and how to set up a PPS Internet password, please visit

    Credit Card Online Payment - Course fees can be paid by VISA or MasterCard including the “HKU SPACE MasterCard”.

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In Person / Mail


For first time enrolment

  1. For first come, first served short courses, complete the Application for Enrolment Form SF26 and bring or post the completed form(s), together with the appropriate application/course fee(s) and any required supporting documents to any of the HKU SPACE enrolment centres.
  2. Award-bearing and professional courses may require other information. Forms are usually available at the enrolment centres or on request from programme staff. Bring or post the completed form(s), together with the appropriate application/course fee(s) and any required supporting documents to any of the HKU SPACE enrolment centres.

For continuing enrolment in the same course

A. In person or by post

  1. The standard ‘Enrolment/Payment Slip’ is designed for students of award-bearing programmes or remaining programmes in a suite of programmes requiring continuing enrolment and it applies to most programmes.

  2. Students should complete the “Enrolment/Payment Slip” which will be made available by relevant programme staff and return the slip to any HKU SPACE enrolment centre or post it to the relevant programme staff with appropriate fee payment.

B. Online

Selected programmes offer online continuing enrolment service.  Programme staff will inform students if they offer this service and offer further enrolment details.

If you are in doubt about the procedures, please check the individual course details, or contact our programme staff or enrolment centres. 

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  1. To make an application online, you will need a computer with connection to the Internet and a web browser with JavaScript enabled. Internet Explorer 5.01 or above is recommended for the web browser.
  2. Applicants should not leave the online application idle for more than 10 minutes.  Otherwise, applicants must restart the application process.
  3. Only S-MILES and Early Bird Discount are supported in Online Applicants (Application).  To enjoy other types of discount, please visit one of our enrolment centres.
  4. During the online application process, asynchronous application and payment submission may occur.  Successful payment may not guarantee successful application.  In case of unsuccessful submission, our programme staff will contact you shortly.
  5. Applicants are reminded that they should only apply for the same programme/course once through counter or online application.
  6. For online enrolment, payment confirmation page would be displayed after payment has been made successfully.  In addition, a confirmation email would also be sent to your email account.  You are advised to keep your payment confirmation for future enquiries.
  7. Fees paid are not refundable except as statutorily provided or under very exceptional circumstances (e.g. course cancellation due to insufficient enrolment).
  8. If admission is by selection, the official receipt is not a guarantee that your application has been accepted.  We will inform you of the result as soon as possible after the closing date for application.  Unsuccessful applicants will be given a refund of programme/course fee if already paid.



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1. Cash or EPS

Cash or EPS are accepted at any HKU SPACE enrolment counters.

2. Cheque or bank draft

Course fees can also be paid by crossed cheque or bank draft made payable to “HKU SPACE”. Please specify theprogramme title(s) for application and 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 anyHKU SPACE enrolment centres. Holders of the HKU SPACE MasterCard can enjoy a 10-month interest-freeinstalment 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 (for the course/programme has online enrolment only)

The course fees of all open admission courses (course enrolled on first come, first served basis) and selected award-bearing programmes can be settled by using PPS via the Internet. Applicants may also pay the relevant course fees by VISA or MasterCard online. Please refer to the Online Services page on the School website.


  1. For general and short courses, applicants may be required to pay the course fee in cash or by EPS, Visa or MasterCard if the course is to start shortly.

  2. 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, 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.

  3. 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.
  4. Fees and places on courses cannot be transferred 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 approved transfers.
  5. Receipts will be issued for fees paid but HKU SPACE will not be responsible for any loss of receipt sent by mail.
  6. For additional copies of receipts, please send a stamped, self-addressed envelope with a completed form and a crossed cheque for HK$30 per copy made payable to ‘HKU SPACE’. Such copies will only normally be issued at the end of a course.
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