Executive Diploma in Training Management and Talent Development - HKU SPACE: Human Capital Leadership courses
Class arrangement during COVID-19

The COVID-19 situation may still be fluid and constantly affect class arrangements in the coming months. The health and safety of our students will always be our top priority. To ensure that students’ academic progress is not affected, the School may substitute face-to-face classes with online teaching if necessary in the event that face to-face classes cannot be held. Our respective Programme Teams will contact the students concerned with details of such arrangements as necessary.

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Business & ManagementHuman Capital Leadership

Executive Diploma in Training Management and Talent Development

Course Code
Application Code
Study mode
Start Date
03 Feb 2021 (Wed)
6 months to 1 year
English supplemented with Cantonese
Course Fee
HK$15,600 per programme
How to Apply
Deadline on 25 Jan 2021 (Mon)
2867 8310
2861 0278
Get Your Talent Development Certification!

The programme aims to equip students with the essential knowledge to perform training and talent development functions in both local and global sectors. It also prepares students for the Certified Professional in Talent Development (CPTD) Certification Examination of the Association of Talent Development (ATD).  

  • Identity human performance gap and apply the knowledge of core instructional design, training delivery and training programme management to close the gap;
  • Apply advanced talent development knowledge (including performance improvement, change management, integrated talent management, coaching and knowledge management) at the workplace;
  • Apply the principles and practices of talent development globally, across cultures and borders; and
  • Apply appropriate skills and strategies for taking CPTD examination.

This programme consists of 2 modules:

Module 1: Design and Delivery of Effective Training Programme

(10 Lectures and 3 Tutorial sessions)

  • Instructional Design
  • Training Delivery
  • Learning Technologies
  • Evaluating Learning Impact
  • Managing Learning Programmes

Module 2: Advanced Talent Development

(10 Lectures and 3 Tutorial sessions)

  • Performance Improvement
  • Integrated Talent Management
  • Coaching
  • Knowledge Management
  • Change Management
  • One In-class Test (50%)
  • One Final Internal Examination (50%).


Certificate will be issued if students have completed with:

    ► 70% of Class Attendance, and
    ► Pass one In-class Test and one Final Internal Examination.


Lectures Date (Every Wednesday) Time
1-3 February 2021:
03, 17, 24
7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

March 2021:
03, 10, 17, 24, 31


April 2021:

07, 14, 21, 28


May 2021:
05, 12, 26

16-20 June 2021:
02, 09, 16, 23, 30
21-24 July 2021:
07, 14, 21, 28
25-26 and Exam

August 2021:

04, 11, 18

*The class schedule is tentative. HKU SPACE reserves the right to make changes if necessary.
Chief Trainer

Mr. Peter Yip


- CPLP (Now CPTD) credential holder, ATD Master Performance Consultant, President of Asia Pacific Professional Managers Association, President of ATD Hong Kong (2009-2013)

- 20 years of human resources management and consulting experience

Application Code 1870-EP122A -

Days / Time
  • Wednesday, 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
  • 26 session(s)
  • 3 hours per meeting
Applicants shall hold:
  1. a bachelor’s degree awarded by a recognized university or equivalent; or
  2. an Associate Degree/ a Higher Diploma or equivalent, and have at least 2 years of work experience; or
  3. professional qualifications in talent development.

Applicants with other qualifications and substantial senior level work experience will be considered on individual merit.

Application Fee

HK$150 (Non-refundable)

Course Fee
  • Course Fee : HK$15,600 per programme

Application Form Download Application Form

Enrolment Method

Applicants are required to submit their application form together with:

  1. Certified true copies of both the academic awards and transcripts;
  2. Testimonials and other documentary proof of work experience;
  3. Copy of HKID card;
  4. A non-refundable crossed cheque for HK$150 payable to ‘HKU SPACE’ as the application processing fee.
Payment Method
1. Cash, EPS  or WeChat Pay

Coourse fees can be paid by cash, EPS or WeChat Pay 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

The course fees of all open admission courses (courses enrolled on first come, first served basis) and selected award-bearing programmes can be settled by using PPS via the Internet. Applicants may also pay the relevant course fees by VISA or MasterCard online. Please refer to the Online Services for details.


  • For general and short courses, applicants may be required to pay the course fee in cash or by EPS, WeChat Pay, Visa or MasterCard if the course is to start shortly.
  • 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, 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 additional 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.