ABRS MANAGEMENT AND TECHONOLOGY INSTITUTE Tel: 2598 4811 E-mail: email@example.com Web: www.abrs.com.hk ABRS, founded in 1990, is a training organisation with a focus on information technology. It offers a range of courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and draws sponsored employees and self-funded students. Postgraduate programmes for 2006-07 centre on IT and management. Courses: UK: University of Greenwich, MSc in information systems management. University of Portsmouth, MSc in strategic business information technology. ADVANCED CONTEMPORARY EDUCATION INSTITUTE Tel: 2314 4688 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.ezlearning.edu.hk A provider of post-secondary, tertiary level and English instruction for international students and those seeking to further their careers. The institute has been a Hong Kong support office for the University of Southern Queensland since 2001, managing its bachelor and master's degrees. Courses: Australia: University of Southern Queensland, master of applied linguistics. ALLIANCE OF INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION (HK) Tel: 2332 1981 E-mail: email@example.com Web: www.aiehk.edu.hk The alliance was established in 1999. Its popular Oxford Brookes BSc in healthcare studies (nursing) led to the introduction in 2003 of its MSc programmes. It also supports purely online courses from overseas providers in the US and UK. Courses: UK: Oxford Brookes University, MSc management in healthcare; MSc nursing studies; MSc public health. University of Exeter, MPhil and PhD in applied health and social studies. APMI KAPLAN Tel: 2836 0332/2834 4770 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.apmi.com.hk The organisation, established in 1989, is part of the Kaplan group in Asia, a regional provider of higher education and services. Through collaboration and partnership with Australian, European and American universities, the institute offers some 50 educational and executive programmes to more than 4,000 students in the region. Courses: Australia: University of South Australia, doctor of business administration; PhD in business and management; MBA; Chinese MBA (Putonghua); master of arts (communication management); graduate diploma in management research. Monash University, master in counselling; organisational leadership; education (leadership, policy and change). Ireland: National University of Ireland, Dublin, MSc in finance; human resource management; information management; logistics and supply chain management; marketing. UK: University of Hull, doctor of business administration; doctor of philosophy; MBA. US: University of Southern Illinois, Carbondale, executive MBA. ASTON INSTITUTE Tel: 2575 3993 E-mail: email@example.com Web: www.astonhongkong.com Aston Institute, established in 2000, represents overseas universities and institutions providing non-local courses in Hong Kong. It caters for students from full-time to working professionals. It offers diploma courses, bachelor degrees and a master's programme. The master's course is taught by faculty from Brunel University. Courses: UK: Brunel University, MSc in engineering management. ASIA INTERNATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY (MACAU) Tel: 2892 2298 (Hong Kong office) E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.aiou.edu The Asia International Open University (Macau), previously known as the University of East Asia (Macau), has been operating in Macau for more than 20 years. Courses include BBA, MBA, MMS, LLM and DBA. Students must travel to Macau. ASIA WORLD EDUCATION SERVICES Tel: 2838 6318 E-mail: email@example.com Web: www.dur.ac.uk/dbs Founded in 1989, Asiaworld supports business learning programmes from overseas universities and helps students study abroad in countries including Australia, UK, New Zealand and Switzerland. It has supported the Durham University programme in Hong Kong for over a decade. Courses: UK: University of Durham, MBA. AUSTRALIAN GRADUATE SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT (Hong Kong office) Tel: 2593 9902 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.agsm.edu.au/hk AGSM is a joint school of the University of New South Wales and the University of Sydney. Its Hong Kong office opened in 1997 and is fully staffed by the university. AGSM is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Courses: Australia: University of Sydney and University of New South Wales, PhD programmes; MBA; graduate diploma in management. BARUCH NEW YORK EDUCATION CENTRE (Hong Kong office) Tel: 2116 8633 E-mail: email@example.com Web: www.baruchnyhk.org The City University of New York is the largest urban university in the US. Baruch College is a senior college at the university and its Zicklin School of Business the biggest in the US, with particular strengths in finance and accounting. Its programmes, which offer an alternative to the MBA, were previously offered in Hong Kong via a provider but Baruch set up its own office in 2003 to build its brand in China. All teaching staff come from New York. Courses: US: Baruch College, The City University of New York, executive master in science. BRITISH COUNCIL Tel: 2913 5100 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.britishcouncil.org.hk/education The British Council is the UK's educational and cultural promotional organisation. It operates in 109 countries worldwide and has been established in Hong Kong since 1948. It also provides advice and information on UK education at all levels and supports UK providers offering courses in Hong Kong. In 2004-05, Hong Kong postgraduate students going to the UK or taking UK postgraduate courses in Hong Kong with the assistance of the council numbered about 3,000. Courses: UK: Henley Management College, MBA. University of Durham, doctor of education; MA in education. University of Leicester, MSc in psychology of work. CARITAS FRANCIS HSU COLLEGE Tel: 2508 9122 E-mail: email@example.com Web: www.cfhc.caritas.edu.hk The Catholic college was established in 1985 and offers a variety of programmes, including associate degree and diploma courses. Courses administered at tertiary level for overseas and mainland institutions are managed by the Centre for Advanced and Professional Studies. Courses: Australia: Charles Sturt University, master of accountancy. UK: University of Birmingham, MA in hospitality management. CORNELL CONTEMPORARY EDUCATION TRAINING and CORNELL CONTINUING EDUCATION INSTITUTE Tel: 2771 6283 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.cceti.com Cornell started in 1997 with a focus on undergraduate and adult education that has evolved into more specialised courses, particularly in engineering, logistics, risk management, airport operations management, air transportation management and coastal engineering. These courses consist of graduate certificate, diploma and master degrees, most of which are supported by seminars and online learning. Some in-house subjects may be used for credits. Cornell also has a wide selection of short and long-range courses in hotel areas, including advanced diplomas and national certificates. Courses: Australia: Australian Institute of Export (WA), graduate diploma in international business management. Griffith University, master of construction engineering and management. CPA AUSTRALIA, HONG KONG CHINA DIVISION Tel: 2891 3312 E-mail: email@example.com Web: www.cpaaustralia.com.au CPA Australia is the largest professional finance, accounting and business body in Australia, with 108,000 members worldwide and 9,000 in Hong Kong and the mainland. The organisation supports members through education, training and technical advice. Courses: Australian CPA designation for accounting professionals. EAST ASIA WORK-BASED LEARNING CENTRE Tel: 2503 0111 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.mdx.ac.uk/www/ncwblp/about.html The centre, attached to the Middlesex University's East Asia regional office in Hong Kong, was set up in 2000 to provide work-based learning studies (WBS) programmes. These are flexible, practical courses with no examinations, where participants are assigned a programme adviser and a project supervisor to tutor their coursework and work-based projects. Students can choose their own area of work-related studies. In 1996, the university's National Centre for Work-Based Learning Partnerships won the Queen's Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education for its work in integrating employment and formal learning. Since registering the courses in Hong Kong in 1999, more than 500 students have enrolled, with about 10 per cent in postgraduate study. A new doctorate in professional studies (DProf) WBL programme was registered in June. The institute provides space, internet access and reading facilities for students to interact with their peers, and programme advisors and supervisors. Courses: UK: Middlesex University, MAs in work-based learning studies in a range of programmes, including business management; electronic arts; facilities management; fashion design; financial management; management; marketing; nursing; project management; strategic management; technical theatre arts; television and digital media; transport and logistics; visual communication; PhD in professional studies (various fields). HARTFORD INSTITUTE Tel: 2520 6838 E-mail: email@example.com Web: www.hartford-institute.edu.hk Hartford Institute, established in 1999, originated in Singapore and is now in several locations around the Asia-Pacific region. Programmes include undergraduate, master's, doctoral and other graduate courses, in partnership with several overseas universities, namely University of Leicester and University of Surrey (UK), Australian International Hotel School and University of Newcastle (Australia). Hartford has more than 1,200 students in Hong Kong. Courses: UK: University of Leicester, MA in mass communications; MBA; MScs in customer service management; finance; marketing; postgraduate diploma/certificate in mass communications. University of Surrey, doctor of business administration. HENLEY MANAGEMENT COLLEGE Tel: 2529 9377 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.henleymba.com.hk Henley was founded in the UK in 1945 and is Europe's oldest independent management college. A key feature of the MBA programme, first offered in Hong Kong in 1986, is its flexible, practical nature, with written assignments based on a participant's own organisation in order to directly apply what is learnt. It holds regular local events for students and alumni. There are 24,000 alumni worldwide. Henley has triple accreditation from the US-based Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS) and the Association of MBAs (AMBA). Courses: UK: Henley Management College, MBA in management; MBA (project management). HONG KONG ART SCHOOL Tel: 2922 2822 E-mail: email@example.com Web: www.hkas.edu.hk Hong Kong Art School is a government-accredited school of visual arts that was established by the Hong Kong Arts Centre in 2000. The school caters for students seeking to extend their skills and knowledge in fine art, applied and media arts. More than 8,500 full and part-time students have taken courses at the schools since its launch. Courses: Australia: RMIT University, master of fine art. Griffith University, master of drama education; graduate diploma of drama education. HONG KONG COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING Tel: 2687 1208 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com Web: www.hkce-edu.org Formed in 2003, the Hong Kong College of Engineering is focused on professional and practical knowledge and skills for the industry, offering academic and professional training courses in the evening or in-house. All 53 lecturers are experienced chartered engineers, facilities management professionals or practical engineers. The college has attracted more than 10,000 students since the establishment of its predecessor, the Association of Chief Engineers, in 1992. Those who have completed HKCE courses and passed its examinations may apply for professional membership with the Hong Kong Institution of Chief Engineers, the Property Management Institution of Hong Kong and other professional bodies in the UK and elsewhere. Graduates of its advanced professional diploma programme can apply for registered master's courses in Hong Kong provided by some overseas universities. Courses: UK: Heriot-Watt University, MSc in facilities management; MSc in building services engineering; postgraduate diploma in building services engineering; postgraduate diploma in facilities management. HONG KONG COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY INTERNATIONAL Tel: 2711 9202/ 2926 1222 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.hkct.edu.hk This local college, founded in 1957, provides a range of courses including post-secondary, continuing education, retraining and youth programmes. It has about 33,000 students, with 1,700 in higher education. The chairman of the management board is legislator Tam Yiu-chung. Postgraduate courses from non-local institutions started in 1997 and initially focused on the general business sector, but have moved into niche fields to cater for students coming through the college's other academic programmes and the needs of professionals in Hong Kong. Courses: Australia: University of Southern Queensland: master of nursing (infection control), master of nursing. Central Queensland University, MBA; master of accounting. UK: Northumbria University, MSc in health and social care. (HONG KONG) CONTINUOUS PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION CENTRE Tel: 2512 6303 E-mail: email@example.com Web: www.cpegrouphk.com The centre is a management-oriented institute established by the Continuing Professional Education Group in 2000. It provides programmes and training packages for practitioners in the field of property and construction, offering alternative routes to achieve recognised professional and academic qualifications. Courses: UK: Heriot-Watt University, MSc in construction financial management; postgraduate diploma in construction financial management. HONG KONG FINANCIAL SERVICES INSTITUTE Tel: 2366 3263 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.hkfsi.org A professional education and training organisation offering postgraduate courses from mainland universities in Hong Kong and short training courses in Hong Kong for mainland professionals, including teachers, nurses, doctors and administrators. Lecturers for the latter are drawn from local universities and professionals. It was set up in 2001 and is a recognised State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs training institution. Courses: Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, PhDs in finance or enterprise management; MBA; EMBA. (All taught in Putonghua). HONG KONG INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY Tel: 2782 2433 E-mail: email@example.com Web: www.hkit.edu.hk A non-profit-making institute, previously known as Media Education Info-Tech, offering full-time and part-time programmes from overseas. Students can transfer between the two modes of study depending on their employment situation. Courses: Australia: Southern Cross University, doctor of business administration; master of professional accounting. Victoria University, MSc (computer science); master of business in hospitality and tourism marketing. HONG KONG MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION Tel: 2774 8500 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.hkma.org.hk The Hong Kong Management Association is a non-profit organisation set up in 1960 to help to keep managers effective and up-to-date. The association aims to keep in touch with local and overseas trends in the management sphere, to provide information and encourage management education and training. It supports a large number of courses at postgraduate level, the majority of which are from Australian institutions, and also runs courses leading to bachelor degree programmes and professional diplomas. Courses: Australia: Macquarie University, doctor of business administration; MBA; master of management in financial management; hospitality and tourism management; general management; human resource management; information technology management; international management; logistics and operations management; marketing management; postgraduate diploma/certificate in management. RMIT University, MBA (international management); master of finance. University of Ballarat, master of nursing (coursework). University of Newcastle, doctor of business administration; master of business. University of Technology, Sydney, doctor of education; MA in training and human resource development; master of engineering management; master of engineering management (in Cantonese); master of environmental engineering management. Macau: Asia International Open University (Macau), MBA (in Cantonese). Philippines: Bulacan State University, PhD in business administration. UK: University of Portsmouth Business School, MSc in strategic quality management. US: University of North Alabama, MBA. HONG KONG TAK MING COLLEGE Tel: 9231 6444 E-mail: email@example.com Web: www.takming.edu.hk Founded in Guangzhou in 1939, Tak Ming set up in Hong Kong after 1949 to offer primary, secondary and further education. It offers a variety of programmes ranging from certificate to advanced diploma and degree programmes. At the postgraduate level, it collaborates with a small number of overseas providers. Courses: Canada: Royal Roads University, MBA. HONG KONG QUALITY MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION Tel: 2581 2210 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.hkqma.org Hong Kong Quality Management Association, formerly known as Hong Kong Quality Circles Association, was founded in 1983 to promote quality management practices in Hong Kong. It offers consultancy services, training and experience sharing opportunities to its members and the public. Courses: UK: University of Leicester, MSc in management of quality excellence. HOPKINS TRAINING & EDUCATION GROUP Tel: 2877 9938 E-mail: email@example.com Web: www.hopkins.com.hk Hopkins was set up in 1999 to provide distance learning, particularly from providers in the US. The group usually offers just one course in a particular field from one country. It started out with business and management-oriented courses and is now expanding to other professional areas, such as computer science. Courses: Australia: Adelaide University, MBA. US: George Washington University, MA in human resource development. University of Northern Iowa, MBA. INFORMATICS OPEN INSTITUTE Tel: 2721 6301 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.informatics.edu.hk The institute started in 1992 as a subsidiary of Informatics Holdings, a listed Singapore-based training and education company. Informatics has centres in a number of locations including Singapore, Malaysia and the mainland. Courses: Australia: Curtin University of Technology, master of business (IT). University of Canberra, master of marketing communication. University of Southern Queensland, MBA. INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED LEARNING Tel: 2577 5123 E-mail: email@example.com Web: www.in-learning.edu.hk/ The institute, established in 1999, forms alliances with universities and institutions in the US, Australia and Canada to offer programmes from certificate to master degree levels. Subjects include business administration, hospitality management, information technology, international economics, general management and tourism. The institute has more than 200 students studying on its MBA programme. Courses: Australia: University of Canberra, MBA. INSTITUTE OF PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Tel: 2501 5066 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.ipdhk.com The institute offers continuing education and career development for professionals involved in compliance and works with lawyers, accountants and bankers, among others. The IPD group includes the professional body Institute of Compliance Officers. IPD has hosted the Monash University master's programme in business law for five years, selecting it because of its flexibility. Courses: Australia: Monash University, master of business law. INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT Tel: 2838 3882 E-mail: email@example.com Web: www.iam.org.hk This institute, founded in 2000, is an affiliate of the Hong Kong Computer Institute established in 1981. IAM has partnerships with UK institutions to provide programmes in business-related areas for managers and IT professionals. The academy has extensive links with business industries and professional institutions. Courses: UK: University of Wales College, Newport, MBA; MBA (bilingual); MA marketing; MA business and enterprise development; postgraduate professional diploma in business administration (China focus). LEUNG KWOK-HUNG Tel: 2958 6861 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.livjm.ac.uk/virology Medical technologist Leung Kwok-hung, the local co-ordinator for the Liverpool John Moores University master's in virology, was a member of the first batch of students graduating from the programme in the late 1990s. The course requires a basic knowledge of virology and helps students working in the field advance their knowledge. Courses: UK: Liverpool John Moores University, National MSc in virology. MANAGEMENT LEARNING Tel: 2992 0133 E-mail: email@example.com Web: www.managementlearning.net Management Learning is part of the Resource Development International group in the UK, which has other centres in Asia. Its Hong Kong branch started in 1996. It offers distance learning with overseas universities at bachelor and postgraduate level and tailor-made management training for organisations in Hong Kong. It has 600 current students and more than 1,500 graduates. Courses: Australia: University of Western Sydney, MBA. UK: Liverpool John Moores University, MBA; master in business studies. Sheffield Hallam University, MSc in hospitality management; MBA in finance; general management; human resource management; IT management; management consultancy; marketing; MSc in TQM and business excellence; postgraduate certificate/diploma in hospitality management. University of Bradford, MBA; MA in finance, accounting and management; MA in marketing and management. University of Sunderland, MBA. MANAGEMENT SOCIETY FOR HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS Tel: 2861 2668 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.mshp.org.hk The society was established in 1984 to advance and promote healthcare services and patient care by better management through a variety of professional and educational activities. It offers certificate, diploma and training courses to professionals. It has offered a master's degree for nurses, physicians, clinicians and frontline managers and supervisors in collaboration with the University of Birmingham since 1994. Courses: UK: University of Birmingham, master of science (health and hospital management). MANCHESTER BUSINESS SCHOOL WORLDWIDE (EAST ASIA CENTRE) Tel: 2526 4683 E-mail: email@example.com Web: www.mbs-worldwide.ac.uk The distance-learning arm of one of the top business schools in the UK and Europe. Manchester Business School Worldwide offers two MBA programmes for professionals in the financial services and engineering industries. The MBS financial managers MBA was established in Hong Kong in 1992, with the engineering-oriented course introduced in 2002. Programmes are recognised by three global accreditation bodies: AMBA, AACSB and EQUIS. It has support from international centres in the UK, India, Jamaica, Singapore and Hong Kong. Courses: UK: University of Manchester, MBAs for financial managers and finance professionals; engineering business managers; construction executives; wealth managers, fiduciaries and trustees. MILTON INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION GROUP Tel: 2770 6822 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.milton.edu.hk Established in 2000, the Milton International Education Group offers a bachelor degree in nursing and business administration and a US MBA. Courses: US: University of Northern Virginia, MBA. RICHARD IVEY SCHOOL OF BUSINESS (ASIA) Tel: 2135 2299 E-mail: email@example.com Web: www.ivey.com.hk The Richard Ivey School, previously known as the Western Business School, has operated in Canada for more than eight decades. When it established its Hong Kong campus in 1998 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, it became the first North American business school to set up a permanent location in Hong Kong. Its executive MBA in Hong Kong attracts participants from around the region, including the mainland, Taiwan, Japan, Korea, and Southeast Asia. Ivey has a Shanghai representative office that works on placement of its graduates. Ivey also offers executive education courses, including custom-based, consortium and open enrolment programmes. Courses: Canada: University of Western Ontario, EMBA. SUPERGUIDE CONSULTANTS Tel: 2503 1381 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.superguide.com.hk An education and training consultancy founded in 1989 by Stephen Cheng Wui-yau, executive vice-president of the Hong Kong Logistics Association and past chairman of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport. This interest is reflected in Superguide's programmes, which include undergraduate as well as master's programmes in the logistics and supply chain areas. Students are drawn from Hong Kong, Shanghai and Guangdong for the RMIT master's programme and in the past nine years, there have been about 300 master of business in logistics management graduates. Superguide also provides in-house company training and helps students wanting to study overseas in the UK, Australia and New Zealand. Courses: Australia: Macquarie University, master of international business. RMIT University, master of business in logistics management. UNITED INSTITUTE OF INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION Tel: 2314 9222 E-mail: email@example.com Web: www.uiie.com.hk Part of the Horizon Education Group in Hong Kong, which is majority owned by Horizon Education and Technologies in Singapore. The group comprises several colleges offering programmes in Hong Kong from secondary level to master's degrees. UIIE has been operating since 1992 with the Ballarat MBA introduced in 1999. All teaching staff for the MBA come from Ballarat. Several other Ballarat bachelor programmes in business and IT create a pathway to the MBA. UIIE also works with partners in the mainland to support programmes in several cities, including Shanghai and Wuhan. Courses: Australia: Ballarat University, MBA, with options in general management, health services management. Charles Sturt University, doctor of business administration; master of business. University of Wollongong, master of nursing. UNIVERSITY OF DUBUQUE Tel: 9017 8291 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.dbq.edu Founded in 1852, the university offers undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in the liberal arts tradition to students in the US and 20 other countries. The university, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools, is an affiliate member of the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programmes. The MBA programme was launched in Hong Kong in 1987. Nine cohorts and 136 students have completed it. Courses: US: University of Dubuque, MBA. UNIVERSITY OF NEW SOUTH WALES (HONG KONG OFFICE) Tel: 2593 9900 E-mail: email@example.com Web: www.unsw.edu.au Ranked as one of Australia's leading universities, the University of New South Wales has offered selected coursework programmes in Hong Kong ranging from graduate certificates and diplomas to master's degrees since 1992. The Master of Health Services Management (recognised by the Medical Council of Hong Kong) is open to students living in Hong Kong. A specialisation in hospital epidemiology is available. The programmes are run in conjunction with the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Courses: MBA; Graduate diploma in management. VOCATIONAL TRAINING COUNCIL (VTC), INSTITUTE OF PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION AND KNOWLEDGE Tel: 2836 1861/2836 1922 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.peak.vtc.edu.hk The Institute of Professional Education and Knowledge (PEAK) is the continuous professional development section of the VTC of Hong Kong, which has more than 20 years of professional training and human resource development experience. PEAK incorporates the VTC's Financial Services Development Centre, Management Development Centre of Hong Kong and Information Technology Training and Development Centre. It provides certificate and diploma courses and professional development training in banking and finance, business management, computer and information technology, accounting, human resources management, sales and marketing and psychology and counselling. The institute has about 50,000 trainees each year. Courses: Australia: Deakin University, MBA; graduate diploma of financial services. Swinburne University of Technology, master of information technology. UK: Leeds Metropolitan University, master's in international business.