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  1. Mastering financial skills

    Posted Apr 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... 'It provides more practical insights and perspective in corporate and financial investment decision-making process,' he says. Many industry practitioners teach in the programmes, sharing ... practitioners further enhance their professionalism, upgrade their industry-specific knowledge and elevate their intellectual capacity in corporate finance, corporate risk management and other related ...

  2. Financial planners are going for gold

    Posted Jul 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... on the financial planning industry. To keep up with market shifts, the Institute of Financial Planners of Hong Kong (IFPHK) has decided to review its Certified Financial Planner (CFP) certification, which is considered the gold standard in the industry. The institute is the sole licensing body authorised by the Financial Planning Standards Board to grant the CFP qualification in Hong Kong and Macau, ...

  3. Course boosts pillar industry

    Posted Jul 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... as an international financial centre. 'The financial services industry will continue to be one of the most important pillars of the Hong Kong economy,' Wei says. 'With the remarkable economic ... technology, regulation, and consolidation among financial intermediaries are presenting major challenges for the industry. Our programme will prepare talent in the financial industry to thrive under ...

  4. Sums add up as studies lead to financial sector

    Posted Jan 10th 2011, 12:00am by Michael Kremmer

    ... With a strong interest in financial services, he decided to enrol on an MBA programme to effect his career change. 'I wanted to move into the financial services industry, but I didn't have ... says. While most people wanting to make a significant change to their career path may have to wait until after they graduate, Kwan was able to move into the financial services industry before he ...

  5. Students benefit from industry input

    Posted Nov 12th 2010, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... tend to change quite slowly,' Cheng said. 'But there is a need in the industry [for more graduates with financial planning knowledge], so it makes sense to bring in more aspects ... University's school of accounting and finance. 'Responding to changes, I believe nearly all the local universities now have some personal financial management courses and, in general, are looking ...

  6. A tale of three cities makes financial sense

    Posted Jun 08th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... executives.' They also represent a wide variety of job functions and industry sectors, with many coming from areas outside finance, with the global financial crisis highlighting a need for executives ... Leading business schools in the world's three most important financial hubs- New York, London and Hong Kong- joined forces last year to launch an executive MBA (EMBA) programme ...

  7. Students view financial crisis first hand

    Posted May 17th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... there are 35 graduates from this year's class, representing a huge variety of industries including manufacturing, retail, financial services, media, technology and telecommunication, among many ... experience and confidence to lead their businesses and their careers successfully into the future. The past two years have been tough for all organisations, no matter the industry and, although ...

  8. Macquarie offers financial managers a global viewpoint

    Posted Jan 12th 2008, 12:00am by Mary Luk

    ... performance is underpinned by the banking or financial services industry. The depth and scope of the financial industry in Hong Kong means that there is high demand for skilled financial managers, ... The school gives executives the opportunity to join an international study tour with students from Sydney and Singapore, writes Mary Luk As an international financial centre, Hong Kong ...

  9. Financial meltdown eating into the coffers of most local universities

    Posted Jan 10th 2009, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... in the previous financial year. Although Baptist University was in the black to the tune of HK$64.5 million in the 2007-08 financial year, the figure was down 81 per cent on the previous year's ... Kong has managed to minimise the effects of the meltdown. Financial director Philip Lam Bing-lun said investment accounted for only about 8 per cent of annual income but he did not give ...

  10. Ante up to meet global challenges

    Posted Jul 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... professional seminar series presented by veteran financial industry practitioners. This not only helps students keep abreast of the latest developments in financial markets and the best industry ... aspire to be competent executives in the financial industry. 'We welcome professionals from banking, insurance and finance who want to advance their knowledge and skill sets. The rigorous ...




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