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Accounting & Finance Accounting

Introduction to Import/Export Practice

Course Code
Application Code
Study mode
Start Date
To be advised
Next intake(s)
Every March and July / October
8 weeks
Deadline on 22 Feb 2021 (Mon)
2867 8487
2861 0278
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APPLICATION OPEN - March 2021 Intake - Please enroll ASAP!!! Online enrolment is welcome

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Please note: March 2021 Intake of this course is conducted in online teaching mode.

Please note: it is advisable to enrol well in advance as places are limited. There is no reservation service.


This course introduces the various aspects of import/export practice for those working in trading & manufacturing firms, banks and insurance companies. On completion of this course, the participants will be able to understand the basic concepts and identify the documentation & procedures of the import/export trade.

Tutor Profile

Lawrence Wan

With over 13 years of experience in end-to-end Supply Chain, Logistics, and Import/Export, Lawrence have worked in various industries, especially retail, manufacturing, healthcare, and apparel, focusing on driving improvement initiatives, such as, supply models & logistics network optimization, VMI setup, S&OP excellence, business process improvement, logistics capability enhancement, and Ecommerce revamp (online marketplace partnership, payment gateway change, e-fulfillment & warehousing upgrade, etc.).

Lawrence graduated with a bachelor’s degree, specialized in Supply Chain Management and International Business, from Michigan State University in the US. Lawrence hold Certified Professional of Supply Management (CPSM), Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM), Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP), and Certified Production and Inventory Management (CPIM). Lawrence was also a Part-time Lecturer of Undergraduate course in Operations and Supply Chain Management.


  • International trade theories;
  • INCOTERMS 2000;
  • CIF calculation;
  • Quotation & contract;
  • Bills for collection;
  • Bills of exchange;
  • Documents against payment (DP);
  • Documents against acceptance (DA);
  • Documentary credits;
  • Special types of credits: Standby DCs, Transferable DCs, Back to Back DCs, Revolving DCs, Red Clause Credits;
  • Uniform Customs and Practice for Documentary Credits (UCP 600);
  • Freight & shipping documents;
  • Marine insurance & Institute cargo clauses;
  • Trust receipt and shipping guarantees;
  • Criteria for granting of bank facilities & financial analysis;
  • Trade credit insurance.

HKU SPACE is committed to professionalism and academic excellence in continuing education.  Quality of the programmes are widely recognized and help in students’ career advancement.

  • There is no assessment requirement.
  • Students will be issued a Statement of Attendance provided that they have 70% or above attendance requirements.

Lecture Schedule (March 2021 Intake) (Tentative schedule)

  • Venue: Online Teaching
  • 地點:網上教學
  • Application Code 報名代碼:1875-2007NW
Meetings Date Days Time Venue *
1 3-Mar-2021 Wednesday 19:30 - 22:00 網上教學 Online Teaching
2 10-Mar-2021 Wednesday 19:30 - 22:00 網上教學 Online Teaching
3 17-Mar-2021 Wednesday 19:30 - 22:00 網上教學 Online Teaching
4 24-Mar-2021 Wednesday 19:30 - 22:00 網上教學 Online Teaching
5 31-Mar-2021 Wednesday 19:30 - 22:00 網上教學 Online Teaching
6 14-Apr-2021 Wednesday 19:30 - 22:00 網上教學 Online Teaching
7 21-Apr-2021 Wednesday 19:30 - 22:00 網上教學 Online Teaching
8 28-Apr-2021 Wednesday 19:30 - 22:00 網上教學 Online Teaching
  • The class schedule is tentative. We reserve the right to make changes.
  • A detailed timetable will be sent to registered students via email before commencement.
  • The course will be opened subject to sufficient enrolment.
  • If you are applying to / have enrolled for more than one programme/course with HKU SPACE, please check to ensure that there are no scheduling conflicts before submitting your application.
  • While we will try to minimise any timetable changes, please note that issues of lecturer and room availability may sometimes make these unavoidable.
  • HKU SPACE reserves all rights to make revisions or alternations to the course schedule, content, tutor or other details if necessary.
  • 香港大學專業進修學院保留一切權利按需要更改課程的上課時間、內容、導師或其他細節。
Application Code 1875-2007NW Apply Online Now
Start Date 03 Mar 2021 (Wed)
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  • 20 hours (8 lectures)


Applications will be accepted on a first-come-first-serve basis. 

Course Fee
  • HK$1,200

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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.


  • 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.