Accounting & Finance Programmes and Short Courses - HKU SPACE. Explore our list or programmes for part-time and full-time.
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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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Hong Kong has a reputation for being one of the world’s freest economies, with a level playing field in commerce and a fair and equitable society abiding by the rule of law. This unique environment has continued to give Hong Kong a competitive edge. By introducing this programme, we aim to provide knowledge and skills to the workforce in the areas of  business administration, secretaryship, compliance and ethics. 
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PT
Start To be advised
Duration 12 months
Fee HK$3900
This programme aims to provide knowledge, understanding and intellectual skills in the areas of  Business Management, Administrative Management and Corporate Governance. It provides students with practical skills relating directly to the subjects and a range of transferable skills that will equip students for a career in company administration, governance, company secretaryship, business management and related areas.
 
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Start To be advised
Duration 20 months
Fee HK$43,000 per programme (by 3 instalments)
(*course fees are subject to change without prior notice.)

This programme aims to provide students with knowledge about Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning in Quantitative Finance as well as their latest developments and applications to finance and investment. It covers various learning algorithms and neural networks as well as machine intelligence to facilitate finance and investment decision making.
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Start 16 AUG 2022 (TUE)
Duration 2 months to 3 months
Fee HK$9600
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.
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Start 20 AUG 2022 (SAT)
Duration 30 hours
Fee HK$9300
Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) works together with the banking industry to introduce an industry-wide competency framework – Enhanced Competency Framework (ECF) on Anti-money Laundering and Counter-financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) to support talent development in AML/CFT.  The syllabus will be provided by the Hong Kong Institute of Bankers (HKIB) and this programme is offered for students to prepare for the ECF on AML/CFT Professional Level Examination.
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Start 20 AUG 2022 (SAT)
Duration 18 hours
Fee HK$4,500
The programme aims to provide students with the latest development of Financial Technology (FinTech) and the contemporary issues related to Banking and Financial Services sectors. It offers knowledge about the various technological applications to enhance the competitive edges of banks, investment and securities firms. In addition, security and regulatory issues will be covered in this programme.
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Start 27 AUG 2022 (SAT)
Duration 2 months to 3 months
Fee HK$9,900
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. 
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Start 15 SEP 2022 (THU)
Duration 30 hours
Fee HK$9600
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.  
 
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Start 17 SEP 2022 (SAT)
Duration 1 month to 2 months
Fee HK$9000
This programme aims to provide students with updated knowledge of Blockchain and its practical applications in the finance and investment fields. It gives an overview of the Blockchain market and introduces students to the basic concept and jargons of Blockchain. The programme also provides the latest market landscape, insight and discussion on the application of Blockchain from the regulatory and legal perspectives.
 
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Start 17 SEP 2022 (SAT)
Duration 1 month to 2 months
Fee HK$8800
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。
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開課日期 2022年10月7日 (星期五)
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.
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Start 15 OCT 2022 (SAT)
Duration 3 months
Fee HK$7300
This programme aims to provide students with knowledge in Big Data and Business Analytics for management decision-making. Students are expected to be familiar with different big data analyses, tools and methodologies. The programme provides an insight on how business world is using Big Data to improve their business models. 
 
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Start 15 OCT 2022 (SAT)
Duration 1 month to 2 months
Fee HK$8800