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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 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 25 SEP 2021 (SAT)
Duration 30 hours
Fee HK$9600
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 OCT 2021 (SAT)
Duration 30 hours
Fee HK$9000
本課程提供分析單一家族辦公室和聯合家族辦公室不同需要的知識,以及家族辦公室管理業界的最新發展。 本課程亦會利用真實案例及實戰練習,幫助同學了解如何選擇或設立家族辦公室。
開課日期 2021年10月4日 (星期一)
修業期 1個月至2個月
課程費用 HK$9000
The basic commercial landscape is rapidly shifting towards automated processes and data-backed decision making, and auditing is no different. In recent years, audit analytics has drawn great attention in the accounting and audit profession due to the increase in demand for enahncing audit quality by regulators, creditors, and investors; many audit firms and internal auditors have applied audit analytics to their audit processes.

In response to this trend, this programme aims to provide students with the basics of the application of analytics in the auditing process in current ubiquitous computer-based information systems and their application in organisations.
Start 15 OCT 2021 (FRI)
Duration 3 months
Fee HK$7000
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 30 OCT 2021 (SAT)
Duration 1 month to 2 months
Fee HK$9000
開課日期 2021年11月12日 (星期五)
修業期 9個月
課程費用 HK$7,600
This programme offers the essential concepts and contemporary issue about aircraft leasing and financing. It provides a broad overview of main categories of different aircraft leasing transactions.
Start 13 NOV 2021 (SAT)
Duration 1 month to 2 months
Fee HK$6000
The programme aims to give participants a holistic view of the latest development of sustainable finance and investment.  The topics cover a wide range of hottest issues in this field from basic sustainable investment to more in-depth social venture capital.  As this field is a cross-disciplinary study and still emerging, a practical approach is adopted to outline the mindset change of decision makers with real-life case studies.

Students may choose to exit the programme after completing Module 1 for an Executive Certificate award.
Start 20 NOV 2021 (SAT)
Duration 5 months
Fee HK$9000 per module; HK$18000 per programme

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 20 NOV 2021 (SAT)
Duration 6 months to 8 months
Fee HK$13,700 for the whole programme (2 modules); HK$7,000 per module.
Note: The “Commercial Crimes and Money Laundering Law” module is not a CEF Reimbursement course.
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. 

Student may check the details through the website : 
Start 23 NOV 2021 (TUE)
Duration 1 year to 2 years
Fee HK$6750