Executive Certificate in Corporate Social Responsibility (CEF) - HKU SPACE: Human Capital Leadership courses
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Executive Certificate in Corporate Social Responsibility

CEF Reimbursable Course

CEF Reimbursable Course

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Hong Kong Quality Assurance Agency
Course Code
Application Code
Study mode
Start Date
20 Apr 2020 (Mon)
4 months
English supplemented with Cantonese
Course Fee
HK$8,800 per programme
How to Apply
Deadline on 14 Apr 2020 (Tue)
2867 8310
2861 0278

This programme is designed to provide updated knowledge about the concepts and practices of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), and introduce the typical issues faced when applying CSR in an organisation. The Executive Certificate will be jointly awarded by HKU SPACE and HKQAA.

  • This course has 45 contact hours.
  • Continuous assessment (40%) and a final internal examination (60%).
  • Attendance requirement: 75%
  • Two intakes will be offered in April and October each year. 

Academic Achievement

Our student, Ms. Liang successfully got an offer of MSc in Environmental Science and Management (EVSM) of HKUST. She also had two more offers  from a local and overseas university.

Main topics covered: 

  1. Introduction to sustainable development, CSR and Corporate Citizenship
  2. Recognizing social responsibility and stakeholder engagement with case study
  3. Corporate governance and sustainable risk management
  4. Environmental management and ISO 14001, ISO14064 and ISO 50001
  5. Human Rights and Business     
  6. Fair operating practices governance and intellectual property   
  7. ISO26000 implementation  
  8. Creating business value through community investment      
  9. Environmental issues and business actions        
  10. Life cycle thinking for green and socially responsible products and services    
  11. Consumer issues and sustainable consumption
  12. Developing brands and image through CSR
  13. Managing CSR along supply chains
  14. CSR Reporting and Assurance 
  15. Socially responsible investment and course conclusion
Application Code 1780-EP004A -

Days / Time
  • Monday, 7:00pm - 10:00pm
  • 15 lecture(s)
  • 3 hours per session

 Tentative Schedule for the April 2020 intake is as follows:

Lecture Date >Day of the week Time
1 20-Apr-2020 Monday 19:00-22:00
2 27-Apr-2020 Monday 19:00-22:00
3 04-May-2020 Monday 19:00-22:00
4 11-May-2020 Monday 19:00-22:00
5 18-May-2020 Monday 19:00-22:00
6 25-May-2020 Monday 19:00-22:00
7 01-Jun-2020 Monday 19:00-22:00
8 08-Jun-2020 Monday 19:00-22:00
9 15-Jun-2020 Monday 19:00-22:00
10 22-Jun-2020 Monday 19:00-22:00
11 29-Jun-2020 Monday 19:00-22:00
12 06-Jul-2020 Monday 19:00-22:00
13 13-Jul-2020 Monday 19:00-22:00
14 20-Jul-2020 Monday 19:00-22:00
15 27-Jul-2020 Monday 19:00-22:00
Exam 10-Aug-2020 Monday 19:30-21:30
*The class schedule is tentative. HKU SPACE reserves the right to make changes if necessary.

Applicants should

  • either, hold a bachelor's degree awarded by a recognized university or equivalent;
  • or, hold an Associate Degree/a Higher Diploma or equivalent, and have at least 2 years of work experience;
  • or, hold relevant professional qualifications.

Applicants with other qualifications and substantial level work experience will be considered on individual merits.

Application Fee

HK$150 non-refundable

Course Fee
  • Course Fee : HK$8,800 per programme
  • The CEF Institution Code of HKU SPACE is 100
CEF Courses
Executive Certificate in Corporate Social Responsibility
行政人員證書 (企業社會責任)
COURSE CODE 21C05707-A FEES $8,800 ENQUIRY 2910-7610
Continuing Education Fund Continuing Education Fund
This course has been included in the list of reimbursable courses under the Continuing Education Fund.
The Office of the Continuing Education Fund does not have record of registration of this course under the Qualifications Framework*
*This course is CEF reimbursable before the establishment of the Qualifications Framework

Application Form Download Application Form

Enrolment Method

Complete and return the application form in person to HKU SPACE Enrolment Centre. For venue, please refer to our HKU SPACE website at http://hkuspace.hku.hk/learning-centre. The application must be accompanied with:

a) A non-refundable application fee of HKD150 (Cheque should be crossed and made payable to "HKU SPACE") to be submitted with the application for enrolment. The application fee will be used to cover the cost of processing and is non-refundable.

b) Photocopies of HKID card, relevant certificates/transcripts, and testimonials or other documentary proof of the applicant's working experience. (Please bring original certificates/official transcripts and testimonials/documentary proof of working experience for certification at HKU SPACE Centres).

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