Certificate for Module (Preparatory Course - Innovation and Private Equity) (CEF) - HKU SPACE: Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship courses
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Certificate for Module (Preparatory Course - Innovation and Private Equity)
證書 (單元:創新與私募股權備試班)

CEF Reimbursable Course

CEF Reimbursable Course

Course Code
MS117A
Application Code
1950-MS117A

Study mode
Part-time
Start Date
To be advised
Next intake(s)
Oct 2021
Duration
6 months
Language
English
Course Fee
HK$17,600 per programme
How to Apply
Deadline on 25 Sep 2021 (Sat)
Enquiries
2867 8318
2861 0278
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This programme equips students with the knowledge and skills to manage innovation in today’s rapidly evolving global marketplace. It also identifies the characteristics of the various sources of funding and enables students to analyse source of funding so as to identify and overcome risks and challenges that a company faces during its growth.

On completion of the programme, students will be able to: 

  1. Identify the core areas of technology innovation and describe the internal and external environments that foster innovation and strategic change including how these vary across the world;
  2. Discuss the sources, processes and strategies of innovation;
  3. Analyse the types of opportunities in an organisation’s internal and external environment that enable innovation and strategic change;
  4. Discuss the importance of finance and financial data to the success of entrepreneurial firms;
  5. Describe and evaluate the different methods by which a company is valued and the issues linked to start-up/entrepreneurial firm valuation when raising funds; and
  6. Analyse and critically evaluate a firm’s balance sheets, income statements, cash flows and other financial information in the context of an entrepreneurial firm seeking investment.

Syllabus

Part I: Innovation

  • Managing Innovation as a Process
  • Organising for Innovation
  • Creating Innovation Strategy
  • Sources and Network of Innovation
  • Innovation Decision and Planning
  • New Product and Service Development
  • Open Innovation and Alliances
  • Capture and Protect Innovation
  • New Venture, Entrepreneurship and Innovation Project Assessment

Part II: Private Equity

  • Entrepreneurs and Finance
  • Evaluating Entrepreneurial Projects
  • Evaluating the Entrepreneurial Firm
  • The Entrepreneur’s Perspective on Value
  • Choice of Finance
  • The Informal Sources of Finance: Bootstrap and Crowdfunding
  • The Formal Providers of Equity Business Angels and Venture Capitalist
  • Debt Finance – Bank Lending 
  • Trade Credit
  • Harvesting

Duration

32 lecture hours. Classes will be held on weekends.

Assessment

Coursework: Two 1,000 word assignments

Attendance Requirement

At least 70%

Award

Students who are able to satisfy both the attendance requirement (minimum 70%) and pass the programme assessment will be conferred a "Certificate for Module (Preparatory Course – Innovation and Private Equity)".

Application Code 1950-MS117A -

Applicants shall:

       1) be a current student of the University of London (Queen Mary) Global MBA programme;

AND

       2) i) hold a second-class honours bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a recognized institution;

or

           ii) have three years’ work experience in a managerial role (within the past five year).

Course Fee
  • Course Fee : HK$17,600 per programme
  • The CEF Institution Code of HKU SPACE is 100
CEF Courses
Certificate for Module (Preparatory Course - Innovation and Private Equity)
證書 (單元:創新與私募股權備試班)
COURSE CODE 33C124963 FEES $17,600 ENQUIRY 2867-8318
Continuing Education Fund Continuing Education Fund
This course has been included in the list of reimbursable courses under the Continuing Education Fund.

Certificate for Module (Preparatory Course - Innovation and Private Equity)

  • This course is recognised under the Qualifications Framework (QF Level [6])

Application Form Download Application Form

Enrolment Method
Payment Method
1. Cash, EPS, WeChat Pay Or Alipay

Course fees can be paid by cash, EPS, WeChat Pay or Alipay at any HKU SPACE Enrolment Centres.

2. Cheque Or Bank draft

Course fees can also be paid by crossed cheque or bank draft made payable to “HKU SPACE”. Please specify the programme title(s) for application and the applicant’s name.. You may either:

  • bring the completed form(s), together with the appropriate course or application fees in the form of a cheque, and any required supporting documents to any of the HKU SPACE enrolment centres;
  • or mail the above documents to any of the HKU SPACE Enrolment Centres, specifying  “Course Application” on the envelope.  HKU SPACE will not be responsible for any loss of payment sent by mail.
3. VISA/Mastercard

Applicants may also pay the course fee by VISA or Mastercard, including the “HKU SPACE Mastercard”, at any HKU SPACE enrolment centres. Holders of the HKU SPACE Mastercard can enjoy a 10-month interest-free instalment period for courses with a tuition fee worth a minimum of HK$2,000; however, the course applicant must also be the cardholder himself/herself. For enquiries, please contact our staff at any enrolment centres.

4. Online Payment

Online application / enrolment is offered for most open admission courses (course enrolled on first come, first served basis) and selected award-bearing programmes. Application fees and course fees of these programmes/courses can be settled by using "PPS by Internet" (not available via mobile phones), VISA or Mastercard. In addition to the aforesaid online payment channels, continuing students of award-bearing programmes, if their programmes offer online service, may also pay their course fees by Online WeChat Pay, Online Alipay and Faster Payment System (FPS). Please refer to Enrolment Methods - Online Enrolment  for details.

Notes

  • If the programme/course is starting within five working days, application by post is not recommended to avoid any delays. Applicants are advised to enrol in person at HKU SPACE Enrolement Centres and avoid making cheque payment under this circustance.
  • Fees paid are not refundable except under very exceptional circumstances (e.g. course cancellation due to insufficient enrolment), subject to the School’s discretion. In exceptional cases where a refund is approved, fees paid by cash, EPS, WeChat Pay, Alipay, cheque or PPS (for online payment only) will normally be reimbursed by a cheque, and fees paid by credit card will normally be reimbursed to the payment cardholder's credit card account.
  • In addition to the published fees, there may be additional costs associated with individual programmes. Please refer to the relevant course brochures or direct any enquiries to the relevant programme team for details.
  • Fees and places on courses cannot be transferrable from one applicant to another. Once accepted onto a course, the student may not change to another course without approval from HKU SPACE. A processing fee of HK$120 will be levied on each approved transfer.
  • Receipts will be issued for fees paid but HKU SPACE will not be repsonsible for any loss of receipt sent by mail.
  • For payment certification, please submit a completed form, a sufficiently stamped and self-addressed envelope, and a crossed cheque for HK$30 per copy made payable to "HKU SPACE" to any of our enrolment centres.