Aims and Objectives

Aims of the Programmes
The Programmes provide a broad-based and highly flexible curriculum with integrated finance, business and management elements to our students, allowing them to develop their professional careers. They specifically aim to produce technically versatile, professionally ethical, globally focused and industry sought-after graduates, particularly to meet the foreseeable demands in the banking, financial and commercial markets in the region, as a consequence of the economic and financial developments in the Mainland and in Hong Kong.
The Programmes are therefore to provide students with:
  • An all-round education with emphasis on a wide range of knowledge and skills in banking, financial management, sector finance, investment, technical finance and issues on Greater China.
  • Better employability to develop their career in the area of finance.
  • Solid theoretical knowledge on finance, business and management to pursue post-graduate study or research.
  • A good sense of professional ethics, social responsibility and commitment.
  • Adequate knowledge and skills in using advanced technologies related to business applications.
Objectives of the Programmes
The objectives of the Programmes are to provide students with a wide range of potential job opportunities by helping them to develop broad-based and multi-disciplinary skills in finance, information and general management for financial as well as commercial organisations, locally as well as overseas, particularly in view of the career opportunities as a consequence of the economic and financial developments in China. The programmes deliver
  • An understanding of finance from a psychological perspective.
  • Business and economic knowledge as well as management and mathematical skills for management functions. These knowledge and skills also serve as the building blocks for more advanced learning
  • Accounting concepts, framework and technical abilities to understand financial statements for management analysis, decisions and control.
  • A strong sense of professional ethics, integrity, accountability and social responsibility.
  • Generic skills in creativity, critical thinking, and effective communication.
  • Ability to apply IT to business applications.
  • Legal knowledge in business and taxation for commercial purposes.
  • Ability in self-learning, independent research, and application of knowledge in the real world.
Our undergraduate programmes also prepare students to pursue postgraduate studies and professional programmes in finance in Hong Kong and overseas. After completion of the programmes, students are expected to possess a comprehensive range of skills and knowledge in finance and banking so that they are able to contribute as an employee in almost any type of financial institution, or alternatively to assume financial responsibility in any type of organisations;industry-specific financial skills, such as financial information technologies, real estate, asset and venture capital management, with particular relevance to the regional developments; knowledge of the latest economic and financial developments in Greater China and worldwide to capture on the career opportunities as a consequence of these developments.