Business & Management Programmes and Short Courses - HKU SPACE. Explore our list or programmes for part-time and full-time.
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Business & Management

Business and Management

Top-notch management and human resources talents are in demand. We offer a wide range of business management and human capital leadership programmes focusing on academic advancement as well as professional and career development.

In response to the Government’s initiative to develop the innovation industry, and following world-wide start-up culture and entrepreneurship trends, we have developed programmes to help aspiring entrepreneurs and executives to employ strategies and creativity to maximize their success. 

In the area of supply chain and logistics management, we offer a series of programmes with a strong emphasis on practicality for people already in the industry or those interested in entering it.

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This programme aims to provide students with a solid foundation in business studies covering general management theories and practices. The syllabi which include major business disciplines in economics, management, quantitative and communication skills aim to equip students with an analytical problem-solving mindset.  Topics like HK business environment and HRM also enables students to learn about the socio-political issues.
Start 18 NOV 2019 (MON)
Duration 1.5 years to 5 years
Fee HK$46,860
Demand for good managers is always on the increase in Hong Kong. Government research suggests that the number of managerial personnel needed in all sectors of the Hong Kong economy will grow by 65,000 from 2010 to 2018. Browsing through the main job sites in Hong Kong, it is clear that management is the category that offers by far the most positions. Leading companies are increasingly competing to win over good management executives with attractive remuneration packages. This Postgraduate Diploma aims to equip students to capitalise on these opportunities within these trends.
Start 07 SEP 2019 (SAT)
Duration 1 year
Fee HK$78,000
This programme aims to provide paricipants with the practical knowledge of decision making with a data-driven approach. It will help to improve their understanding of data and emerging technology concepts, to communicate more effectively with technical staff and interpret data resources for better business decisions.
Start 21 SEP 2019 (SAT)
Duration 30 hours
Fee HK$7,000
This programme aims to equip students with professional knowledge and practical skills necessary for leading and managing change in business organizations in the digital transformation era. It is geared towards preparing the students to become management consulting professionals in their future career advancement.
Start 28 SEP 2019 (SAT)
Duration 30 hours
Fee HK$7,000
Hong Kong Quality Assurance Agency
This programme is designed to provide updated knowledge about the concepts and practices of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), and introduce the typical issues faced when applying CSR in an organisation. The Executive Certificate will be jointly awarded by HKU SPACE and HKQAA.
Start 14 OCT 2019 (MON)
Duration 4 months
Fee HK$8,800
This programme aims to provide students with the knowledge and skills about the latest trends in digitalisation and new technology with a focus on the impacts in logistics industry. Students will acquire basic knowledge and practical skills for exploring alternative digital solutions to boost operational efficiency in logistics organisations. 
Start 19 OCT 2019 (SAT)
Duration 30 hours
Fee HK$7,000

The programme aims to:

1. Nurture entrepreneurial talents with the right mindsets and skillsets in creating and sustaining successful start-up business by transforming creative ideas into innovative products;

2. Enable students to understand critical elements in formulating a successful start-up business and assess supporting resources and available funding to build, develop, and sustain new business ventures; and

3. Equip students with a set of methodologies to effectively engage financial investors, key customers, and strategic partners in the early stage of start-up development.

Start 29 OCT 2019 (TUE)
Duration 3 months
Fee HK$6800
The programme aims to equip students with essential knowledge to perform training and talent development functions in both local and global sectors. It also prepares students for the Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP) Certification Examination of the Association of Talent Development (ATD).  
Start 06 NOV 2019 (WED)
Duration 6 months to 12 months
Fee HK$15,600
The programme aims to equip human resources practitioners and business leaders with knowledge and skills in the use of data analytics.  It will help them develop a more in-depth understanding of the workforce as well as to identify operational issues so as to improve the quality and reliability of decision making within an organization.
Start 13 NOV 2019 (WED)
Duration 3 months to 4 months
Fee HK$6,800
The programme is mainly designed for corporate executives, professionals and practitioners in specialized functions with supervisory responsibilities or coaching roles.
Start 07 DEC 2019 (SAT)
Duration 4 months
Emotional Intelligence Academy, UK
The executive programme is the first of its kind in Hong Kong that aims to take a closer look at the subtleties of communication and how it relates to truthfulness and credibility. 

The 3-day intensive programme will be delivered by fly-in experts from Emotional Intelligence Academy (EIA), which operates internationally with a range of courses in forensic communication and emotional awareness.  Classes will be conducted primarily in English but will be supplemented with Cantonese.  For details about EIA, please see
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Duration 3 days
Fee HK$18,000