Introduction to Corporate Finance - HKU SPACE: Finance and Compliance, Investment Management courses
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Introduction to Corporate Finance

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Start Date
21 Mar 2020 (Sat)
4 weeks
Course Fee
HKD$3800 per module. (Course fees are non-refundable and subject to change without prior notice)
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Deadline on 11 Mar 2020 (Wed)
2520 4612
2861 0278
Accepting new application for March intake for Introduction to Corporate Finance module. Come and join us! Do not miss this valuable opportunity to learn from Dr. Choy!

This module is tailored for non-financial executives as an introduction to the practical issues and strategies in corporate financial management. Key topics include Cost of Capital, Working Capital Management, Capital Budgeting, Raising Capital for Firms, Capital Structure, Dividend Policy, Agency Costs and International Financial Management.

The College of Business and Finance currently offers a Series of short courses in Business disciplines tailored for Non-Financial Executives.  Each course can be completed within Six weeks.  For details of the Executive short courses, please visit the following webpages:

Student who completed any 1 to 2 Executive short course(s) can apply for Executive Diploma in Financial Decision Making. Exemption fee is required.


  • Cost of Capital
  • Working Capital Management
  • Capital Budgeting
  • Raising Capital for Firms
  • Capital Structure
  • Dividend Policy
  • Agency Costs
  • International Financial Management


Suggested Prerequisite

Students who do not have relevant work experience in related industry are strongly recommended to enroll the following modules in sequence. The prerequisite module will provide foundation knowledge and prepare for students in pursuing the subsequent module.

Finance Modules Prerequisite
1. Business Investment Decisions for Non-Financial Executives N/A
2. Introduction to Corporate Finance Business Investment Decisions for Non-Financial Executives

A Statement of Attendance will be issued to students who have achieved 70% of class attendance.
A Statement of Achievement will be issued to students who have achieved 70% of class attendance and achieved a passing grade in the overall assessment.
Statement of Attendance/ Achievement available witin 3 months after completion of the course.

Application Code 1775-3205NW Apply Online Now
Start Date 21 Mar 2020 (Sat)
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Days / Time
  • Saturday, 1400-1715 & 1800-2100
  • 25 hours

Introduction to Corporate Finance (Course Content)





Lecture  1



1400-1715 & 1800-2100


Lecture  2



1400-1715 & 1800-2100


Lecture  3



1400-1715 & 1800-2100


Lecture  4



1400-1715 & 1800-2100


Assessment method: In Class Exercise, One individual assignment
Remark: Tentative timetable is subject to change and course commencement is subject to sufficient enrollment numbers.
Tutor: Dr. Choy has extensive experiences from commercial sectors, financial institutions, and tertiary education.  She has performed several roles in the financial services industry over 10 years’ experiences ranging from financial adviser, investment consulting service to wealth management.  She joined as a Lecturer at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and taught in Corporate Finance, Investment and Risk Management, Tax and Estate Planning, and Hong Kong’s Legal and Regulatory Framework over 7 years.  Dr. Choy received her academic and professional education from Hong Kong and Australia.  She was awarded Doctor of Juridical Science (CityU JSD), MSc Global Business (CUHK), MA International Communication (Macquarie Uni), BA (Hons) Business Studies (PolyU).  She also enrolled at “Duke-HKU Asia-America Institute in Transnational law” program for financial derivatives and international debt finance.  Her articles were published in the textbook of “Corporate Finance Foundations: 15th Global Edition”, McGraw-Hill Education, UK.  She is the members at CIArb, HKIoD, HKIRA, HKSI, and HKIoB.

Applicants shall hold:

  • a bachelor’s degree awarded by a recognized University or equivalent; or
  • an Associate Degree/a Higher Diploma or equivalent, and have at least 2 years of work experience; or 
  • a recognized professional qualification.

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

Application Fee


Course Fee
  • HKD$3800 per module. (Course fees are non-refundable and subject to change without prior notice)

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Enrolment Method

Enrollment of this module is based on first-come-first-served basis. Please submit the following documents to any of the HKU SPACE enrollment centres. For location of enrollment centres, please refer to

  1. Application for Enrolment Form SF26
  2. Copies of academic documents (certificate or official transcript) and / or proof of working experiences for non-degree holders
  3. A HKID card copy
  4. Course fee of HKD3,800 (by cheque or credit card - visa or master card)
Payment Method

Payment are accetped by Cheque (should be made payable to "HKU SPACE"), Visacard or Mastercard. Cash or EPS is not accepted. Receipt will be issued for course fees upon confirmation of enrolment.