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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Course Code
Application Code
Study mode
Start Date
12 Oct 2020 (Mon)
4 months
English supplemented with Cantonese
Course Fee
HK$8,800 per programme
How to Apply
Deadline on 25 Sep 2020 (Fri)
2867 8310
2861 0278
This course has been included in the list of reimbursable courses under the Continuing Education Fund (CEF)*
此課程已列入持續進修基金 CEF 認可課程*

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!

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.

Main topics covered: 
  1. Introduction to sustainable development, CSR and Corporate Citizenship
  2. Environmental issues and business actions
  3. ISO 14001: Understanding and Application
  4. ISO 14064 : Understanding and Application 
  5. ISO 50001: Understanding and Application 
  6. Life cycle thinking for green and socially responsible products and services 
  7. Managing CSR along supply chains   
  8. Human Rights and Business
  9. Creating business value through community investment 
  10. CSR Reporting and Assurance      
  11. Fair operating practices governance and intellectual property    
  12. Consumer issues and sustainable consumption
  13. Social enterprise and stakeholder engagement
  14. ISO26000 implementation 
  15. Socially responsible investment and course conclusion
  • One Continuous Assessment (40%)
  • One Final Internal Examination (60%).
Certificate will be issued if students have completed with:

    ► 75% of Class Attendance, and
    ► Pass one Continuous Assessment and one Final Internal Examination.


Two intakes will be offered in April and October each year. 

Lecture Date (Monday) Time
1 12-Oct-2020 7-10pm
2 19-Oct-2020
3 02-Oct-2020
4 09-Nov-2020
5 16-Nov-2020
6 23-Nov-2020
7 30-Nov-2020
8 07-Dec-2020
9 14-Dec-2020
10 21-Dec-2020
11 04-Jan-2020
12 11-Jan-2021
13 18-Jan-2021
14 25-Jan-2021
15 01-Feb-2021
Exam 08-Feb-2021 7:30-9:30pm
*The class schedule is tentative. HKU SPACE reserves the right to make changes if necessary.
Application Code 1850-EP004A -

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