Accounting & FinanceCorporate Governance
Certificate for Module (Company Secretarial Practices)
CEF Reimbursable Course
- Study mode
- Start Date
- 31 Oct 2020 (Sat)
- 2 months
- English, supplemented with Cantonese
- Course Fee
No application fee!!!
Please submit your application form together with the supporting documents to any of the HKU SPACE Enrollment Center for application.
*Application Deadline: 30 September 2020 (Wednesday)
Please note: Due to the novel coronavirus, some sessions of the course may switch to online teaching mode.
The role of a company secretary becomes more important nowadays, especially those working in listed and non-listed companies in Hong Kong. Company secretary helps to promote best practices, and advise the Board of Directors on the latest development in regulatory and legal requirements and standards. Thus, a company secretary possessing good company secretarial knowledge would enable one to gain a competitive edge in one's career path.
This programme aims to provide students who are interested in the company secretarial field with practical skills and professional knowledge. These include matters and procedures associated with the duties of a company secretary, legislation, listing rules, company share capital, corporate compliance, the conduct of meetings and writing of minutes.
Intended Learning Outcomes
On completion of the programme, students should be able to
- Identify and describe the role and functions of company secretaryship pertaining to compliance with company policies government rules and regulation, and the proper running of company business;
- Explain the procedure of incorporating the different types of companies and their terminations;
- Identify the implication of different types of share capital, share registration practice and methods in raising new capital;
- Explain matters pertaining to listing the company and the listed company's obligations in notifiable transactions, insider dealing and directors' responsibilities to avoid insider dealing; and
- Prepare notices, agendas, resolutions and minutes of company meetings.
- Companies Incorporation and Companies Meetings
- Duties of Director, Board Committee, Secretary, Auditor
- Types of Capital, Methods of Capital Raising, Procedure in Share Registration Practice, Transfer and Transmission
- Alteration of share capital
- Annual reports and accounts, Annual General Meeting
- Securities Futures Ordinance (SFO), Listing Rules, Regulations and Application
- Termination of Companies
- Non-Hong Kong Companies establishment in Hong Kong
- 40% Group presentation
- 60% Assignment
Students who have successfully fulfilled the course assessments (i.e. passed the group presentation AND assignment PLUS attended at least 70% of the classes) will be awarded within the HKU system through HKU SPACE "Certificate for Module (Company Secretarial Practices)".
Days / Time
- Saturday, 10:00a.m.-2:00p.m. (2 hours only for the last session)
- 30 hours per programme ; 8 sessions
- Ms. Yu
i) have gained in the HKCEE Level 2 /Grade E or above in English Language, or equivalent; OR
ii) have gained in the HKDSE Examination Level 2 or above in English Language; or equivalent; OR
iii) be aged at least 21 or above with two years of work experience
* Applicants with other qualifications will be considered on individual merits; if necessary, interviews may be required.
** With effect from 2007, HKU SPACE recognises Grade E previously awarded for English Language (Syllabus B), Grade C in Syllabus A as an acceptable alternative to Level 2 in HKCEE.
- Course Fee : HK$3800 (non-refundable and course materials included)
- (*Course Fees are subject to change without prior notice)
- The CEF Institution Code of HKU SPACE is 100
|Certificate for Module (Company Secretarial Practices)
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Continuing Education Fund
Assessment and Completion Requirements
To be eligible to claim CEF Reimbursement, students MUST successfully complete the courses (i.e.passed the group presentation AND assignment PLUS attended at least 70% of the classes).
For Continuing Education Fund (CEF) application procedures, please click here.
|Continuing Education Fund
This course has been included in the list of reimbursable courses under the Continuing Education Fund.
Certificate for Module (Company Secretarial Practices)
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