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Certificate for Module (Contingency Planning and Risk Management)
證書 (單元 : 應急計劃與風險管理)

CEF Reimbursable Course

CEF Reimbursable Course

Course Code
Application Code

Study mode
Start Date
To be advised
30 hours
Course Fee
Application Fee
HK$150 (Non-refundable)

Course Fee
HK$5,400 per programme
(*The tuition fee is reviewed annually and is subject to change without prior notice.)
Deadline on 06 Nov 2023 (Mon)
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This programme will deepen students’ understanding on risk management since they will learn how to critically evaluate any potential risks and actions, formulate the contingency plan, plan for effective crowd management strategies, and devise communication plan to relevant stakeholders.


On completion of the programme, students should be able to
1.  Discuss and analyze different categories of risks and their impacts on events;
2.  Apply a range of techniques to assess and manage event risks;
3.  Devise crowd control and crowd management strategies for events;
4.  Devise an emergency communication plan for events; and
5.  Formulate contingency plans and communicate the risks and actions that should be taken to relevant stakeholders.

Programme Details


  1. Risk management
  2. Risk assessment and risk control
  3. Managing audience/participant behaviour
  4. Crowd Management vs Crowd Control
  5. Handling emergencies and contingencies
  6. Event production – risk and safety considerations
  7. Compliance
  8. Insurance and risk transfer


Throughout this programme, students will be assessed by a combination of:

  • Individual assignment; and
  • Test
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Class Details


On satisfactory completion of the Programme and pass the assessments, students will be awarded the Certificate for Module (Contingency Planning and Risk Management) within the HKU system through HKU SPACE.




30 hours /3 hours per week/10 Weeks (Normal)

Meeting Schedule

Weekday evening : 7:00 - 10:00pm
Weekend daytime: 10:00am - 1:00pm or 2:00 - 5:00pm


Admiralty Learning Centre / United Learning Centre / HKU SPACE Po Leung Kuk Stanley Ho Community College (HPSHCC) Campus / Fortress Tower Learning Centre  Programme team reserves the right to change the above venue/ classroom if necessary.


Application Fee


Course Fee
  • Application Fee
    HK$150 (Non-refundable)

    Course Fee
    HK$5,400 per programme
    (*The tuition fee is reviewed annually and is subject to change without prior notice.)

Entry Requirements

Applicants should have:

  1. a bachelor’s degree awarded by a recognized institution; OR
  2. a professional qualification in a relevant discipline and three years of full-time work experience at senior managerial level in related industries.

If the degree or equivalent qualification is from an institution where the language of teaching and assessment is not English, applicants shall provide evidence of English proficiency, such as:

  • an overall band of 6.0 or above with no subtests lower than 5.5 in the IELTS; or
  • a score of 550 or above in the paper-based TOEFL, or a score of 213 or above in the computer-based TOEFL, or a score of 80 or above in the internet-based TOEFL; or
  • HKDSE Examination English Language at Level 3 or above; or
  • HKALE Use of English at Grade E or above; or
  • equivalent qualifications.

Applicants not meeting the standard set of criteria for admission will be assessed on individual merit.


  • The CEF Institution Code of HKU SPACE is 100
CEF Courses
Certificate for Module (Contingency Planning and Risk Management)
證書 (單元 : 應急計劃與風險管理)
COURSE CODE 43C143587 FEES $5,400 ENQUIRY 2867-8329
Continuing Education Fund Continuing Education Fund
This course has been included in the list of reimbursable courses under the Continuing Education Fund.

Certificate for Module (Contingency Planning and Risk Management)

  • This course is recognised under the Qualifications Framework (QF Level [6])


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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.