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Accounting & Finance

Accounting & Finance

Hong Kong is known for the sophistication of its financial industry, which is the cornerstone of the city's economy. We are committed to developing finance and accounting talnet and helping finance professionals gain the necessary qualifications to advance in their careers. With programmes in the areas of accounting, corporate governance, compliance, financial services, insurance, fintech, financial intelligence, investment management and risk management, we take care of the needs of finance sector professionals, no matter what the level or discipline.

Our competitive advantage lies in our close connection to industry and professional bodies, as well as collaboration with internationally-acclaimed universities.

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The programme aims to provide students with essential knowledge of robotic process automation (RPA) in streamlining workflow and improving business operations. It covers the design, development and implementation of RPA with illustrations using computational tools. Practical applications and cases of RPA for business and finance will be discussed.  
Start 04 JUN 2022 (SAT)
Duration 1 month to 2 months
Fee HK$9000
The programme aims to provide students with the contemporary knowledge of distributed ledger and blockchain under the continuous technological advancement. It illustrates the development of smart contracts using computational tools and discusses a practical implementation of blockchain in business. The programme also covers the future development of distributed ledger and blockchain and their implications in business. 
Start 05 JUL 2022 (TUE)
Duration 30 hours
Fee HK$9600
The programme takes an integrated approach to financial law and ethics in business and finance. It considers how legal principles and ethical considerations are applied in the context of real case studies. The programme offers an overview of financial law and ethics in financial market transactions in capital markets and asset management. It also analyses the efficacy of the organizational requirements which companies are obliged to have in place to prevent unethical conduct from happening.
Start 25 JUL 2022 (MON)
Duration 3 months
Fee Application $150 (non-refundable)

Module 1 (15 hrs) $3,750
Financial Law and Regulations 

Module 2 (15 hrs) $3,750
Ethics and Professional Practice in Finance
This programme aims to ​equip students with a comprehensive and an all-round knowledge and practices in internal audit.  The knowledge is useful for students who would like to  sit for the professional examination of The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), leading to obtaining the Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) professional designation, a globally recognized certification for internal auditors. 

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Start 26 JUL 2022 (TUE)
Duration 1 year to 2 years
Fee HK$7300
The programme aims to provide students with the essential knowledge of business intelligence and data automation. It illustrates various techniques of data preparation, data transformation and data automation using computational tools. The programme also discusses real-life cases related to the usage of business intelligence, practical applications and implications of data automation in business. 
Start 02 AUG 2022 (TUE)
Duration 30 hours
Fee HK$9000
The programme aims to impart the essential knowledge of process automation to students and equip them with the automation techniques in business. It adopts a contemporary project management approach to business process automation. The programme also examines the emerging business opportunities and challenges in its planning and implementation of process automation. It also covers technical skills, using VBA and Python, with hands-on practice of process automation starting from development to implementation stage. Practical applications and cases of management and control methodologies used by the market leaders will be discussed.
Start 03 SEP 2022 (SAT)
Duration 30 hours
Fee HK$9300
開課日期 待定
修業期 4個月至5個月
課程費用 HK$3600
Programme Objectives
The programme aims to equip students with knowledge and impact of digitalisation on tax administration and operation.
Programme Structure and Delivery
The proposed new Executive Certificate in Tax Digitalisation will be a 30-hour short course. Students can learn both concepts and theories about the impact of digitalisation on taxation through lectures and case-studies.  Practitioners will be invited to share their experience through the guest lectures. 
Medium of instruction is English, supplemented with Cantonese.
Start To be advised
Duration 2 months to 3 months
Fee HK$7,000

Upon completion of the programme, students should be able to:

- identify key legal issues affecting banking and commercial practices in Hong Kong;
- gain an updated knowledge on commercial law in Hong Kong and Mainland China; and
- design and implement legal risk management plans to combat commercial crimes and money laundering activities

Start To be advised
Duration 6 months to 8 months
Fee HK$13,300 for the whole programme (2 modules); HK$6,800 per module. (subject to CEF approval)
Note: The “Commercial Crimes and Money Laundering Law” module is not a CEF Reimbursement course.
In view of limited funding available in the market, from the government or private venture capital, developing a feasible and appealing business plan as well as good pitching skills are more important than ever to win funding and sponsorship. This executive certificate helps entrepreneurs, SME owners, corporate project managers, and change-makers refine and differentiate their business plans to increase the chance of success in these turbulent times.
Start To be advised
Duration 3 months
Fee HK$7,200