Certificate for Module (Business Modeling with Excel in Accounting) (CEF) - HKU SPACE: Accounting courses
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Certificate for Module (Business Modeling with Excel in Accounting)
證書(單元 : EXCEL會計與商業模式)

CEF Reimbursable Course

CEF Reimbursable Course

Course Code
Application Code

Study mode
Start Date
To be advised
Next intake(s)
Every March and July / September
8 weeks
Course Fee
How to Apply
Deadline on 07 Sep 2020 (Mon)
2867 8487
2861 0278
CLASS CONFIRMED OPEN - September 2020 Intake - Please enroll ASAP!!! Online enrolment is welcome

The next intake after September 2020: March 2021 (To be confirmed)

Very useful, practical analysis tool for SME and personal planning.
CEF course - Maximum subsidy 80% of the course fee

Grab your chance and enroll ASAP!!

This programme aims to enable students to use Microsoft EXCEL as a tool to create powerful spreadsheet models for analysis and presentation of financial data and business results. Students will learn the important features of EXCEL from basic spreadsheet design and creation through formulas, functions, formatting, charts, multiple worksheets and “what-if” analysis.

Topic Covered

  1. Introduction to Financial Models
  2. Spreadsheet Model Design
  3. Spreadsheet for Financial Modeling
  4. Models for Planning (Budgeting)
  5. Cost-Volume-Profit Modeling
  6. Sensitivity Analysis
  7. Financial Statement Analysis
  8. Financial Statements Forecasting

Students are awarded the Certificate for Module if they can achieve 70% attendance rate and successfully complete the assessments (4 Individual Practical Tasks on business modeling).

September 2020 Intake (Tentative Schedule)

  • Venue: United Learning Centre (Exit D, Admiralty MTR Station)
  • 地點:統一教學中心(金鐘港鐵站D出口)
  • Application Code 報名代碼:1845-3741AW
Lab Date Day Time Venue
1 19-Sep-2020 Saturday 2:30 – 6:30pm Computer Laboratory
2 26-Sep-2020 Saturday 2:30 – 6:30pm Computer Laboratory
3 10-Oct-2020 Saturday 2:30 – 6:30pm Computer Laboratory
4 17-Oct-2020 Saturday 2:30 – 6:30pm Computer Laboratory
5 24-Oct-2020 Saturday 2:30 – 6:30pm Computer Laboratory
6 31-Oct-2020 Saturday 2:30 – 6:30pm Computer Laboratory
7 7-Nov-2020 Saturday 2:30 – 6:30pm Computer Laboratory
Lecture 14-Nov-2020 Saturday 2:30 – 4:30pm Computer Laboratory

A detailed timetable will be emailed to students before class commences. If not, please email to acctsc@hkuspace.hku.hk

Map and address: https://hkuspace.hku.hk/learning-centre

  • The class schedule is tentative. We reserve the right to make changes.
  • The course will be opened subject to sufficient enrolment.
  • While we will try to minimise any timetable changes, please note that issues of lecturer and room availability may sometimes make these unavoidable.
  • If you are applying to / have enrolled for more than one programme/course with HKU SPACE, please check to ensure that there are no scheduling conflicts before submitting your application.
  • HKU SPACE reserves all rights to make revisions or alternations to the course schedule, content, tutor or other details if necessary.
  • 香港大學專業進修學院保留一切權利按需要更改課程的上課時間、內容、導師或其他細節。
Application Code 1845-3741AW -

  • 30 hours, 8 lessons

No specific academic entry requirements. However, applicants are expected to possess a good understanding of financial and managerial accounting concepts and the basic knowledge of using Excel functions.

Course Fee
  • Course Fee : HK$4,800 (The fee is subject to revision without prior notice, or even after admission onto the course. All fees paid are non-refundable, unless a course is over-subscribed or cancelled.)
  • The CEF Institution Code of HKU SPACE is 100
CEF Courses
Certificate for Module (Business Modeling with Excel in Accounting)
COURSE CODE 33C126591 FEES $4,800 ENQUIRY 2867-8487

Continuing Education Fund
Assessment and Completion Requirements

To be eligible to claim CEF Reimbursement, students MUST successfully completed the courses-which means fullfill ALL following Assessment and Completion Requirements:

Assessment Achieve a Pass Grade in FOUR (4) Individual Practical Tasks on business modeling 
Attendance Attend at least 70% of total lecture hours

For Continuing Education Fund (CEF) application procedures, please click here.


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 (Business Modeling with Excel in Accounting)

  • This course is recognised under the Qualifications Framework (QF Level [4])

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Enrolment Method

Please click here for online enrolment.


Payment Method
1. Cash or EPS

Cash or EPS are accepted 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 write the programme title(s)  and the applicant’s name on the back of the cheque. You may either:

  • in person by submitting the payment, completed form(s), and required supporting documents to any of our enrolment centres; or
  • by mailing the above documents to any of our enrolment centres, specifying “Course Application” on the envelope. 
3. VISA/MasterCard

Course applicants, who are holders of HKU SPACE Mastercard, can enjoy a 10-month interest-free instalment period for courses of HK$2,000 and over. For enquiries, please contact our enrolment centres.

4. Online payment

Online payment for short courses (first come, first served) and selected award-bearing programmes is available using PPS, VISA or Mastercard. Please refer to the Online Services page on the School website.


  1. For general and short courses, applicants may be required to pay the course fee in cash or by EPS, Visa or Mastercard if the course is to start shortly.
  2. 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, cheque or online PPS will be reimbursed by a cheque; fees paid by credit card will be reimbursed to credit card account used for payment.
  3. 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 teams for details.
  4. Fees and places on courses are not transferrable. 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.
  5. HKU SPACE will not be responsible for any loss of payment, receipt, or personal information sent by mail.
  6. For additional copies of receipts, 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. Such copies will normally be issued at the end of a course.