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FinTech and Financial Intelligence

Fintech and Financial Intelligence are important developments shaping the future of the financial sector. In its latest Policy Address, the Hong Kong SAR Government announced plans to support innovation and technological development so that we can become a smart city. There is no doubt that the demand for Fintech and Financial Intelligence professionals will continue to increase. We offer programmes to equip students with cutting-edge Fintech and Financial intelligence knowledge which can support career and professional advancement.

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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.
Start 09 JAN 2021 (SAT)
Duration 1 month to 2 months
Fee HK$8000
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.
Start 16 JAN 2021 (SAT)
Duration 2 months to 3 months
Fee HK$9500
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. 
Start 30 JAN 2021 (SAT)
Duration 1 month to 2 months
Fee HK$7000
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 06 JUL 2021 (TUE)
Duration 2 months to 3 months
Fee HK$7,000
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.
Start To be advised
Duration 2 months to 3 months
Fee HK$9,900
The programme covers a wide range of knowledge in Statistical Analysis, Corporate Financial Management, Risk Analysis and Asset Allocation,  as well as Investment and Portfolio Management, Financial Modelling and Analytics Software. Students will learn how to apply the knowledge and techniques used by market professionals and refresh their investment knowledge using big data.
Start 05 JAN 2021 (TUE)
Duration 1 year to 2 years
Fee Module fee: $9,000 (* course fees are subject to change without prior notice)
2 installment-:1st- three modules: $27,000 and 2nd- three modules: $27,000
The programme aims to: 
  1. impart financial and investment management knowledge and skills to students to enhance their financial decision making;
  2. facilitate students to understand and analyze contemporary issues as well as the latest development in the financial world;
  3. prepare students to sit for the CFA examinations based on the Candidate Body of Knowledge;
  4. equip students with the latest technologies on Big Data and Artificial Intelligence for financial industry;
  5. stimulate students to apply financial intelligence to perform investment management.
Start 19 JAN 2021 (TUE)
Duration 1 year to 2 years
Fee Course Fee: $6900 per module (* course fees are subject to change without prior notice)
The programme aims to provide students with essential knowledge to perform business analytics by processing, analysing, interpreting and visualizing business data. It discusses data wrangling and web scraping methods such as extraction of data from webpages and analysis of collected data to enhance business decision making. Besides, practical business applications of web scraping from managerial perspectives will be covered.
Start 01 DEC 2020 (TUE)
Duration 1 month to 2 months
Fee HK$8600

This programme aims to provide students with an overview in Big Data potentials, fraud detection and prevention for banking and financial services. The programme contents cover challenges and limitations in using Big Data in banking and financial services. Key concepts include Big Data governance and compliance regulatory requirement, best practices in data protection and risk management.  Case studies will be used to explain the importance of fraud detection and prevention in reducing company losses.

Start 05 DEC 2020 (SAT)
Duration 3 months
Fee HK$6000
This programme aims to provide students with the knowledge to investigate financial data which influences finance and investment decisions. Computer coding using Python will be discussed to handle data, build models and perform financial analysis quantitatively. The programme covers the applications of AI, Machine Learning and computerized algorithms to analyze trends and predict financial data.
Start 05 DEC 2020 (SAT)
Duration 2 months to 4 months
Fee $8,000 per module; $16,000 per programme