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Postgraduate Diploma in Cyber Risk Management
CEF Reimbursable Course (selected modules only)
- Study mode
- Start Date
- 05 Oct 2020 (Mon)
- Next intake(s)
- 10-2020, 02-2021
- 12 months
- Course Fee
- HK$7000 per module
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You only need to pay $5900 in total for 3 modules after CEF maximum subsidy reimbursement!
Non-means-tested loans Scheme from Government. (Programme Code: B00600426)
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.
Our target students are executives,managers or directors who do not need to be IT experts. BUT they need to know how to assess and set up strategies for tackling the emerging cyber risk, how to handle business interruption and most importantly the REPUTATION Risk in Social Media.
This programme is UNIQUE and provides ALL-ROUND knowledge in cyber risk management for business executives.
It includes the following modules: Business and Professional Ethics, Cyber Risk Assessment and Resilience Strategy, Internal Control in AI Environment, Cyber Risk Safety and Frauds Prevention, Business Interruption Crisis Management and last but not least Crisis Management in Social Media.
This one-year part-time programme aims to equip students with the knowledge and skills to analyze cyber risks and put forward solutions to real-life business issues, thus helping management decision-making and strategic planning in the organisation. The programme comprises of 6 modules, students who complete all 6 modules will be awarded Postgraduate Diploma in Cyber Risk Management within the HKU system through HKU SPACE.
Upon completion of the programme, students should be able to:
1. Examine the practices and systems in workplace with a focus of mitigating and managing risks;
2. Critically assess the importance and level of cyber risks and work out a recovery plan;
3. Design and implement practical mechanisms and safeguards to minimize business risks in organisations.
Each module of the Postgraduate Diploma in Cyber Risk Management programme comprises 33-36 hours of face-to-face lectures. There are three terms in an academic year. Students are expected to enroll two modules per term.
Business and Professional Ethics
|Internal Control in AI Environment|
Cyber Risk Assessment and Resilience Strategy
Cyber Risk Safety and Frauds Prevention
Crisis Management in Social Media
Business Interruption Crisis Management
Graduates from Postgraduate Diploma in Enterprise Risk Management can apply exemptions of 2 modules: Business and Professional Ethics & Business Interruption Crisis Management. The exemption application must be made in writing with supporting documents at the same time when submitting the application form for the programme.
Business and Professional Ethics - Mr. David Roper, BSc, MBA, LLM (Chinese Business Law), FCIM
David has over 20 years senior management positions in large corporations i.e. Jardine Matheson and New World Telecom. He was the Managing Director of Octopus Rewards Limited. He is keen to share his successful experience in ethics and governance perspectives with students.
Business Interruption Crisis Management - Mr. Kegan Chan, CPA (Aust), CTA
Of the 14 years of professional accounting experience, Kegan spent his last 7 years specializing in Risk & Actuarial Consulting where he had assisted numerous multinational conglomerates over Asia Pacific in quantifying their business interruption risk exposures as well as crisis management consulting. Kegan is currently a Vice President at a global risk and insurance advisory firm and leads the analytics practice for Asia.
Crisis Management in Social Media – Mr. Yassine Benjelloun
Mr. Benjelloun is an international journalist and anchor, with a demonstrated history of working in media and communication industry, such as Turkish ‘AL-Raeed TV’ channel Reporter and Editor in Moroccan ‘Radio Tetouan SNRT’ channel. He received his Master Degree in Translation, Communication and Journalism in Abdel Malek Essaadi University, Morocco, focusing on broadcast media and communication.
Cyber Risk Assessment and Resilience Strategy – Ms. Chris Choi, BTech(IT), MFin, CBCP, CISA and ISACA technical writer
Chris is a seasoned Executive proficient in enterprise risk management, compliance, internal control and IT governance. She specialises in establishing risk assurance frameworks and programs in diverse geographical scope. She previously provided her expertise in HSBC and J.P. Morgan in Hong Kong and across Asia. Currently she is working in a financial regulatory body in Hong Kong.
Cyber Risk Safety and Frauds Prevention – Dr. Peter Yau, BSc(Hons), PGD, MMgmt, DBA, MACM, MBCS, MIEEE, MIET
Peter has over 10 years of industrial and training experience in both the technical and business domains. He was the IT Director of a consultancy firm, providing advisory and development service to the investment banks, universities, hospitals, government and global suppliers. He was the subject matter expert in one of the big four accounting firms and was invited to give a training program to the government official in an open forum which was funded by the European Union in Ulaanbaatar. He shares his knowledge in information technology by teaching in the tertiary education and conducting research. His doctoral research is Fintech related.
Internal Control in AI Environment – Mr. F. W. Wan, BSc, MSc, CISA
Mr. Wan leads AI and Robotics process automation (‘RPA’) risk advisory practice in an international advisory firm. Prior to joining the advisory sector, Mr. Wan was a regulator with primary focus on policy setting and issuing codes in relation to cyber security, electronic trading and robo-advisory areas. Previously, he also played a lead role in driving Asia Pacific technology audit team in a Top-tier US investment bank. He obtained a Master of Science degree from the Chinese University of Hong Kong.
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Coming Modules offered in Oct 2020 intake*:
- Business and Professional Ethics (lectures on Wednesday evenings)
- Business Interruption Crisis Management (lectures on Monday evenings and one class on Tuesday : 3 Nov 2020)
* The above is tentative only and is provided to assist student's advanced planning, possible changes may be necessary due to teaching / administrative reasons.
Days / Time
Weekend (Mon- Fri): 7:00pm - 10:00pm
* The above schedule is tentative and subject to change due to teaching / administrative reasons.
Students will be assessed on the basis of their performance in module final examination and continuous assessment, which takes the form of case studies, individual reports and mid-term tests.
Applicants shall hold a bachelor’s degree awarded by a recognized institution.
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
- HKALE Use of English at Grade E or above; or
- HKDSE Examination English Language at Level 3 or above; or
- equivalent qualifications.
Applicants with other qualifications will be considered on individual merit.
HK$200 (Non-refundable)Course Fee
- Course Fee : HK$7000 per module
- The CEF Institution Code of HKU SPACE is 100
|Crisis Management in Social Media (Module from Postgraduate Diploma in Cyber Risk Management)|
|COURSE CODE 21Z10200-1||FEES $7,000||ENQUIRY 2867-8421|
|Business and Professional Ethics (Module from Postgraduate Diploma in Cyber Risk Management)|
|COURSE CODE 21Z10201-A||FEES $7,000||ENQUIRY 2867-8421|
|Business Interruption Crisis Management (Module from Postgraduate Diploma in Cyber Risk Management)|
|COURSE CODE 21Z10202-8||FEES $7,000||ENQUIRY 2867-8421|
|Internal Control in AI Environment (Module from Postgraduate Diploma in Cyber Risk Management)|
|COURSE CODE 33Z108325||FEES $7,000||ENQUIRY 2867-8421|
|Cyber Risk Assessment and Resilience Strategy (Module from Postgraduate Diploma in Cyber Risk Management)|
|COURSE CODE 33Z108333||FEES $7,000||ENQUIRY 2867-8421|
|Cyber Risk Safety and Frauds Prevention (Module from Postgraduate Diploma in Cyber Risk Management)|
|COURSE CODE 33Z108341||FEES $7,000||ENQUIRY 2867-8421|
|Continuing Education Fund Reimbursable Course (selected modules only)
Some modules of this course have been included in the list of reimbursable courses under the Continuing Education Fund.
Postgraduate Diploma in Cyber Risk Management
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