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Alumni & Student Activities

  2020

The New Year Gathering for Alumni of FBE Masters Programmes in Shenzhen was successfully held on January 17, 2020 at Wyndham Grand Shenzhen. Dr Rujing Meng, MFin Programme Director gave a welcome remarks and new year greetings to all our alumni.

Event Details

Date

January 17, 2020 (Friday)

Time

Start at 7pm

Venue

Wyndham Grand Shenzhen (Address: No.2009 Caitian Road, Futian, Futian District, Shenzhen, 518033)

 

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Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact Pauline Hui at (852) 3962 1489 or huicw@hku.hk. Thank you.

New Year Hiking

Students and alumni participated in the New Year Hiking on Lamma Island on January 4, 2020. They enjoyed the beautiful scenery of Lamma Island in this 2-hour walk (about 7 km) from Yung Shue Wan to Sok Kwu Wan.

Event Details

Date

January 4, 2020 (Saturday)

Time

9:00am – 12:30pm

Venue

Yung Shue Wan to Sok Kwu Wan, Lamma Island

 

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Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact Pauline Hui at 3962 1489 or huicw@hku.hk. Thank you!

  2019

Students of Masters Programmes participated in the education and delightful day trip in Macau on December 18, 2019 (Wednesday).

In this tour, besides enjoying the sightseeing in Macau, students gained knowledge on Gaming and Hospitality Industry about pricing strategy, property management systems and revenue optimization.

Highlights:
  • Guided Visit at The Venetian Macao
  • Executive Talk by Executive Director of Strategic Analysis at Sands China
  • Enjoy Portuguese Style Lunch
  • Campus Tour at the University of Macau
  • Visit City's Landmarks e.g. UNESCO-listed Ruins of St. Paul's and Famous Chapel of St Francis Xavier

Event Details

Date

December 18, 2019 (Wednesday)

Time

10:00am – 5:00pm

 

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Visit The Venetian Macao

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Executive Talk by Executive Director of Sands China

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Souvenir Presentation to Executive Director of Sands China

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Lunch with Candy Sun (MEcon Alumni)

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Enjoy Portuguese Style Lunch

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Sightseeing at Macau

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Campus Tour at University of Macau

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Campus Tour at University of Macau

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Campus Tour at University of Macau

Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact Do Do So at 3962 1467 or sododo@hku.hk. Thank you!

The Christmas Lunch Celebration 2019 was successfully held at Island Pacific Hotel on December 9, 2019. A total of 110 alumni and students participated.

Prof. Yuk-fai Fong, Associate Dean (Taught Postgraduate) welcomed everyone who joined this party and celebrated Christmas with fellow classmates, alumni and Faculty members. Prof. Kai Wai Hui, Dr. Jingqi Wang and Dr Huiyan Qiu presented Christmas presents to winners of Christmas cracker game and lucky draw.

Alumni, students and faculty members enjoyed exciting games and delicious buffet lunch.  

Event Details

Date

December 9, 2019 (Monday)

Time

12:30pm – 2:30pm

Venue

Island Pacific Hotel (Address: 152 Connaught Road West, Hong Kong)

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Please feel free to contact Pauline Hui at (852) 3962 1489 or huicw@hku.hk if there is any question. Thank you.

The Guided Tour to Tai Kwun (Centre for Heritage and Arts) was organized on November 27, 2019 (Wednesday). Students can discover the historical significance of this unique heritage site. The tour serves as an introduction to your exploration around Tai Kwun’s Heritage Storytelling Spaces and other heritage offerings.

Event Details

Date

November 27, 2019

Time

3:00pm – 4:00pm

Venue

Tai Kwun, 10 Hollywood Road, Central, Hong Kong

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Take the opportunity and make the most of your time at FBE! Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact Pauline Hui at 3962 1489 or huicw@hku.hk. Thank you!

You are cordially invited to join the Horse Riding & Stable Visit at the Tuen Mun Public Riding School on November 8, 2019 (Friday). Details are as follows:

The Tuen Mun Public Riding School is the largest public riding facility in Hong Kong managed by the Hong Kong Jockey Club. You can enjoy a pleasant short horse ride there and a stable visit. You can discover more about horse’s daily life and the stable operations. 

The one-hour programme comprises:

  • Tour of school facilities and environment
  • Introduction to horse fodder
  • Briefing of horse habits and customs
  • Demonstration of horse shoeing
  • Touch and feel of miniature ponies
  • Short horse ride

Event Details

Date

November 8, 2019 (Friday)

Time

10:30am – 11:30am

Venue

Tuen Mun Public Riding School

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Take the opportunity and make the most of your time at FBE! Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact Pauline Hui at 3962 1489 or huicw@hku.hk. Thank you!

The BBQ & Golf Fun Day 2019 was successfully held at Whitehead, Ma On Shan on October 26, 2019 (Saturday). They had a very relaxing fun day at Whitehead. They experienced 2 hours golfing at the driving range with 1 hour golf training by professional coaches. After the golf basic training, they enjoyed the BBQ and mingled with fellow classmates, alumni and friends at the seaside villa.

Event Details

Date

October 26, 2019 (Saturday)

Time

2:00pm -7:00pm

Venue

No.1950, Whitehead, Ma On Shan, NT

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Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact Pauline Hui at 3962 1489 or huicw@hku.hk. Thank you!

Agenda:

  1. Library services overview
  2. How to find books and articles
  3. Business databases
    • Country Analysis (e.g. The Economist Intelligence Unit on the Internet)
    • Industry/ Market Information on a product or service (e.g. SPEEDA (M&A data))
    • Company Information (e.g. Capital IQ)
    • News Articles (e.g. WSJ, The Economists, New York Times, WiseNews, China InfoBank)
    • Financial Information (e.g. SDC Platinum, Thomson Reuters Eikon, Wharton Research Data Services)
  4. Hands-on
  5. Google scholar settings
  6. ExamBase
  7. Citing sources

Event Details

Date

October 23, 2019 (Wednesday)

Time

12:00noon – 1:30pm

Venue

e-Learning Lab, G/F, Main Library, HKU

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Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact Pauline Hui at 3962 1489 or huicw@hku.hk. Thank you!

ACCA Industry Talk: How to be a Strategic Business Leader was held on October 21, 2019 (Thursday) at HKU Main Campus.

Topic: How to be a Strategic Business Leader
Speaker: Andrew Ling (Group Finance Director, Jardine Restaurant Group) 

Event Details

Date

October 21, 2019 (Thursday)

Time

3:30 – 5:00pm

Venue

HKU Main Campus

About the Speaker
Andrew is currently the Group Finance Director of Jardine Restaurant Group (JRG), one of the leading restaurant groups in Asia operating over 830 outlets in the region. JRG is one of Yum!’s largest international franchisees, with operations under Pizza Hut in Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, Vietnam and Myanmar together with KFC in Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan and Vietnam. Andrew first joined The Jardine Matheson Group in 2014 as a Corporate Finance Manager at Jardine Pacific. He then assumed the role of Head of Corporate Finance of Jardine Restaurant Group - Hong Kong & New Markets in 2016 and became the Finance Director of Pizza Hut Hong Kong & Macau from 2017 to June 2019.

Prior to joining The Jardine Matheson Group, Andrew had about 10 years of experience in handling corporate restructuring and insolvency cases. He started his career with EY in Malaysia and moved to EY Hong Kong in 2008 where he was an Associate Director in the Corporate Recovery and Restructuring division.
Andrew is a fellow member of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). 

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Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact Pauline Hui at 3962 1489 or huicw@hku.hk. Thank you!

Agenda

Getting Started
* Understanding how information is organized on Bloomberg
* Basic Navigation
* The HELP Functions

Equity Analysis
* Obtaining news and a broad market overview
* Perform Critical Peer Group Analysis
* Individual stock Analysis
* Use of Charts & Technical

FX & Fixed Income
* Access Breaking News, Quotes, Forecasts & Analytics
* Obtaining forward rates, interest rates
* Obtaining Bond quotes, credit ratings, CDS prices
* Access Bloomberg Fixed Income Pricing Tools 

Event Details

Date

October 21, 2019 (Wednesday)

Time

2:00pm – 3:00pm

Venue

Bloomberg office in Central

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Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact Pauline Hui at 3962 1489 or huicw@hku.hk. Thank you!

An experience-sharing event on October 17, 2019 (Thursday) was successfully held at HKU Main Campus. Speakers are MSc(BA) alumni shared job knowledge in the field of data analytic and job searching tips to students. 

Event Details

Date

October 17, 2019 (Thursday)

Time

7:00pm-9:00pm

Venue

KK315, 3/F, K.K. Leung Building, HKU Pokfulam Campus

Speakers:

  1. Rakshit Bhargave, Associate, Sprint Milestone Partners Limited
  2. Jeffrey Chan, Data Analyst, Global Data, Bloomberg L.P.
  3. John Fu, Assistant Manager (HCM-Reward Analytics), Global Reward & Mobility, DFS Group Limited
  4. Jeff Heung, Analyst (Data Analytics and Applied Intelligence), Digital, Accenture
  5. Oscar Tong, Business Analytics Associate Manager, HSBC
  6. Sylvia Zhu, Data Analyst, Human Resources, Esquel Enterprises Limited
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Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact Pauline Hui at 3962 1489 or huicw@hku.hk. Thank you!

Agenda
Getting Started
* Understanding how information is organized on Bloomberg
* Basic Navigation
* The HELP Functions

Equity Analysis
* Obtaining news and a broad market overview
* Perform Critical Peer Group Analysis
* Individual stock Analysis
* Use of Charts & Technical

FX & Fixed Income
* Access Breaking News, Quotes, Forecasts & Analytics
* Obtaining forward rates, interest rates
* Obtaining Bond quotes, credit ratings, CDS prices
* Access Bloomberg Fixed Income Pricing Tools 

Event Details

Date

September 30, 2019 (Monday)

Time

10:30pm – 11:30pm

Venue

Bloomberg office

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Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact Pauline Hui at 3962 1489 or huicw@hku.hk. Thank you!

About WIND
As the market leader in China's financial information services industry, Wind is dedicated to providing accurate and real-time information, as well as sophisticated communication platforms for financial professionals. In China, we serve more than 90% of financial institutions including hedge funds, asset management firms, securities companies, insurance companies, banks, research institutions, and government regulatory bodies. Overseas, Wind serves 70% of Qualified Foreign Institutional Investors (QFII). Hailed at home and abroad as the premier provider of Chinese financial information, our data are frequently quoted by Chinese and international media, in research reports, and in academic papers. The Wind financial database is the most comprehensive and powerful tool for financial professionals who need the most complete information on Chinese stocks, bonds, funds, futures, RMB rates, and the economy.

About WIND main products
Wind Financial Terminal (WFT) is a One-Stop Platform for Chinese Financial Data and Information. The Wind Financial Terminal provides investment professionals with the data and insights they need to understand China's complex capital markets and economy. The terminal integrates the most comprehensive and accurate market data, fundamental data, research, news, and analytics tools across all asset classes in China.

Wind Economic Database (EDB) pairs over 1.3 million macroeconomic and industry time series with powerful graphics and data analysis tools to give financial professionals the most comprehensive insights into China's economy.

If you are interested in this workshop, please register ONE of the following sessions. Contents of each sessions are identical. 

Event Details

Date

September 24, 2019 (Tuesday)

Time

Session 1 - 1:00pm -2:00pm
Session 2 - 2:00pm -3:00pm 

Venue

HKU Pokfulam Campus

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Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact Pauline Hui at 3962 1489 or huicw@hku.hk. Thank you!

A guided HKU Campus Tour has been organized on September 20, 2019 (Friday), to help students explore the fascinating and historical HKU Pokfulam Campus. We walked through the University's most famous buildings and landmarks, shared its history and traditions, and offered a unique perspective on the University experience during the one-hour tour.

Event Details

Date

September 20, 2019 (Friday)

Time

3:30pm – 4:30pm

Venue

HKU Main Campus

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Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact Pauline Hui at 3962 1489 or huicw@hku.hk. Thank you!

About WIND
As the market leader in China's financial information services industry, Wind is dedicated to providing accurate and real-time information, as well as sophisticated communication platforms for financial professionals. In China, we serve more than 90% of financial institutions including hedge funds, asset management firms, securities companies, insurance companies, banks, research institutions, and government regulatory bodies. Overseas, Wind serves 70% of Qualified Foreign Institutional Investors (QFII). Hailed at home and abroad as the premier provider of Chinese financial information, our data are frequently quoted by Chinese and international media, in research reports, and in academic papers. The Wind financial database is the most comprehensive and powerful tool for financial professionals who need the most complete information on Chinese stocks, bonds, funds, futures, RMB rates, and the economy.

About WIND main products
Wind Financial Terminal (WFT) is a One-Stop Platform for Chinese Financial Data and Information. The Wind Financial Terminal provides investment professionals with the data and insights they need to understand China's complex capital markets and economy. The terminal integrates the most comprehensive and accurate market data, fundamental data, research, news, and analytics tools across all asset classes in China.

Wind Economic Database (EDB) pairs over 1.3 million macroeconomic and industry time series with powerful graphics and data analysis tools to give financial professionals the most comprehensive insights into China's economy.

If you are interested in this workshop, please register ONE of the following sessions. Contents of each sessions are identical. 

Event Details

Date

September 16, 2019 (Monday)

Time

Session 1 - 1:00pm -2:00pm
Session 2 - 2:00pm -3:00pm 

Venue

HKU Pokfulam Campus

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Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact Pauline Hui at 3962 1489 or huicw@hku.hk. Thank you!

You are cordially invited to the CIMA Industry Talk: AI and Machine Learning in the context of a Cognitive Enterprise on September 11, 2019 at HKU Town Centre in Admiralty. CIMA representative will also deliver an information session after the talk.

Event Details

Date

September 11, 2019 (Wednesday)

Time

11:30am – 12:30pm

Venue

HKU Town Centre, Admiralty

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Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact Pauline Hui at 3962 1489 or huicw@hku.hk. Thank you!

The Financial Times (FT) is one of the world’s leading business intelligence providers and most trusted news organisations for over 125 years. The FT provides authoritative news coverage on global business, finance and politics, helping students understand the international business environment and connect classroom theory with business practice. The FT gathers and distill information from hundreds of sources to deliver accurate news and market analysis on global business, finance and politics. They put this news into context by combining it with expert market analysis, which helps readers to fully appreciate its implications and get a fuller picture on market trends and issues.

To maximize your benefit in subscription of FT, we invited FT representative to give an in-depth session of FT key content and tools available on FT.com.

Contents of the workshop are as follows:
• Accessing FT (account creating and accessing via app)
• How to use FT in your assignments, for interview preparation and to become corporate ready
• How to personalise your experience of FT 

Event Details

Date

September 10, 2019 (Tuesday)

Time

Session 1- 12:30pm-1:00pm
Session 2- 1:15pm-1:45pm 

Venue

HKU Town Centre, Admiralty

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Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact Pauline Hui at 3962 1489 or huicw@hku.hk. Thank you!

The new academic year will commence soon. Are you ready to meet some new friends? HKU Economics and Finance Postgraduates Association (HKUEFPA) would like to invite you to our one-day networking event, the Joint Orientation 2019.

It has been our tradition for a long time to embrace new comers into the big family of HKU FBE postgraduates. Do not miss this unique opportunity which comes with the following exclusive features:
* The only orientation involving multiple programmes, with fun-filled games designed to help you network with your future classmates from different programmes;
* Alumni to share first-hand insider experiences of how to get the best out of your studies at HKU and prepare for your career/further studies afterwards;
* HKUEFPA committee members to share what the association can offer to enhance your experience at HKU 

Event Details

Date

August 25, 2019 (Sunday)

Time

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Venue

HKU Campus

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Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact Pauline Hui at 3962 1489 or huicw@hku.hk. Thank you!

You are cordially invited to a grand Welcome Ceremony for students of FBE Masters Programmes on August 24, 2019 (Saturday) at HKU Grand Hall. Professor Hongbin Cai (Dean of FBE), Professor Yuk-fai Fong (Associate Dean for Taught Postgraduate Programmes), Directors of MAcct, MEcon, MFin, MSc(BA) and MSc(Mktg) programmes, teachers and alumni will jointly welcome you to the HKU FBE family at the Ceremony. Details of the Ceremony are as follows:

Event Details

Date

August 24, 2019 (Saturday)

Time

9:30am – 12:30pm

Venue

The Grand Hall, Lee Shau Kee Lecture Centre, The University of Hong Kong

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Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact Pauline Hui at 3962 1489 or huicw@hku.hk. Thank you!

The MFin Orientation Day for Cohort 2019 will be held on August 16, 2019 (Friday) at Renaissance Hong Kong Harbour View Hotel. As a new comer, you are cordially invited to this first networking event of the MFin family.

Event Details

Date

August 16, 2019 (Friday)

Venue

Renaissance Hong Kong Harbour View Hotel

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Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact Pauline Hui at 3962 1489 or huicw@hku.hk. Thank you!

Time flies and many of you will be finishing the last semester of your MEcon & MFin studies in June. In celebration of the completion of your studies, you are cordially invited to the MEcon & MFin Graduation Dinner 2019 cum HKUEFPA High Table Dinner, which is jointly organized by HKU MEcon & MFin Programmes and HKU Economics and Finance Postgraduates Association ("HKUEFPA").

High Table Dinner is a tradition of HKU. The MEcon & MFin Graduation Dinner 2019 cum HKUEFPA High Table Dinner will be held on 23 June (Sunday), 6:00 PM, at Renaissance Harbour View Hotel Hong Kong.

Let’s join this fun-filled night with faculty members, students and alumni, as well as guests from the financial industries. 

Event Details

Date

June 23, 2019 (Sunday)

Time

7:00pm-9:30pm

Venue

8/F, Renaissance Harbour View Hotel Hong Kong, 1 Harbour Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong

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Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact Pauline Hui at 3962 1489 or huicw@hku.hk. Thank you!

You are cordially invited to an alumni event for HKU FBE Masters Programmes community in Shanghai on June 1, 2019. Details of which are as follows:

Event Details

Date

June 1, 2019 (Saturday)

Time

4:00pm – 8:00pm

Venue

The Langham, Shanghai, Xintiandi

Speakers:
宋婷婷,聯博資產中國區銷售總監、董事總經理
田本俊,平安人壽投資管理中心投資經理
周華,光大保德信基金固定收益部投資副總監、基金經理
程飛,鼎暉投資夾層基金團隊,副總裁
馮力,中信證券投資銀行部,副總裁
黃宇希,海通證券並購部,分析員 

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Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact Pauline Hui at 3962 1489 or huicw@hku.hk. Thank you!

BASF are invited to give an Industry Seminar on “Advanced Business Analytics at BASF” on May 29, 2019 (Wednesday) at HKU Town Centre in Admiralty.

Dr. Inga-Lena Darkow (Senior Manager Advanced Business Analytics – Programs, BASF) and Mr. Michael Chan (Data Scientist, BASF) will deliver a talk about advanced business analytics, forecasting framework and further examples on advanced analytics. 

Event Details

Date

May 29, 2019 (Wednesday)

Time

12:30pm – 2:00pm

Venue

HKU Town Centre in Admiralty (3/F, Tower II, Admiralty Centre, Admiralty)

Speakers:
Dr. Inga-Lena Darkow, Senior Manager Advanced Business Analytics – Programs, BASF
Mr. Michael Chan, Data Scientist, BASF

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Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact Pauline Hui at 3962 1489 or huicw@hku.hk. Thank you!

We are delighted to have Dr. Francis Lau, Director of Financial Services Research and Consulting (Asia Pacific) in TransUnion Asia Limited in Hong Kong, to give us a professional seminar on “Big Data in Economics and Finance”. Details of which are as follows:

Event Details

Date

May 25, 2019 (Saturday)

Time

11:00am-12:30pm

Venue

HKU Town Centre, 3/F, Tower II, Admiralty Centre, Admiralty, HK

Speakers:
Dr. Francis Lau, Director of Financial Services Research and Consulting (Asia Pacific), TransUnion Asia Limited

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Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact Pauline Hui at 3962 1489 or huicw@hku.hk. Thank you!

We are delighted to have Dr. Song Li, founder and executive chairman of the recently launched SmartPoints Network, to give us a talk on “How to Build a Successful Startup”. The talk is followed by a networking and refreshment reception where you can mingle with the speaker. Details of which are as follows:

Event Details

Date

May 22, 2019 (Wednesday)

Time

5:30pm-7:00pm

Venue

HKU Town Centre, 3/F, Tower II, Admiralty Centre, Admiralty, HK

About the Speaker:
Dr. Song Li
• Founder and Executive Chairman of SmartPoints Network
• the Founder and former CEO of Zhenai.com
• Ph.D. in financial economics from Columbia University
• Member of the Shenzhen Municipal Government Decision-Making Consultative Advisory Council  

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Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact Pauline Hui at 3962 1489 or huicw@hku.hk. Thank you!

You are invited to an experience-sharing event for MAcct students on May 4, 2019 (Saturday) on Cyberport Campus. Speakers will share their job knowledge in the field and job searching tips in HK and China.

Event Details

Date

May 4, 2019 (Saturday)

Time

12:30pm-1:30pm

Venue

Classroom C, 3/F, Block B, Cyberport 4, 100 Cyberport Road, HK

Speakers:
Sky Sun, Associate, PwC HK
Eric Guo, Senior Associate, Deloitte SZ 

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Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact Pauline Hui at 3962 1489 or huicw@hku.hk. Thank you!

You are cordially invited to the KPMG Industry Seminar on March 27, 2019 (Wednesday) at HKU Town Centre in Admiralty. Details of the seminar are as follows:

Event Details

Date

March 27, 2019 (Wednesday)

Time

11:00am-12:30pm

Venue

HKU Town Centre, 3/F, Tower II, Admiralty Centre, Admiralty, HK

Speaker:
Mr. Brian Chow, Associate Director, Associate Director, Management Consulting, KPMG

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Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact Pauline Hui at 3962 1489 or huicw@hku.hk. Thank you!

You are cordially invited to join the professional seminar on “Global Turbulence, Regional Solutions: Raise of Private Equity as an Alternative Asset Class” by Dr. Zenki Kwan, Investment Director of a listed company and a single family office in Hong Kong. Details of the seminar are as follows:

Event Details

Date

March 16, 2019 (Saturday)

Time

11:00am-12:30pm

Venue

HKU Town Centre, 3/F, Tower II, Admiralty Centre, Admiralty, HK

About the Speaker:
Dr. Kwan is currently the investment director of a listed company and a single family office in Hong Kong, responsible for designing and implementing strategy, as well as overseeing its multi-billion investment portfolio across equities, fixed income, currency, funds and structured product. Besides portfolio management, Dr. Kwan is also involved in the M&A and business management functions of the listed company. Prior to his current role, Dr. Kwan was the vice-president of private equity division in Finsoft Financial Investment Holdings, and spent his earlier career in McKinsey, Samsung Securities, UBS and J.P. Morgan from being a management consultant, equity researcher to corporate finance banker.

Dr. Kwan earned his Doctor of Business Administration (majoring in finance) degree from SBS Swiss Business School, Switzerland. He completed executive education programs in Harvard Law School and University of Oxford Saïd Business School, and holds two Master Degrees - Master of Finance (majoring in financial engineering and risk management) from HKU, and Master of Applied Business Research. He also graduated with a first-class honor degree in business administration (finance and information systems) from HKUST and received Beta Gamma Sigma honor. Dr. Kwan is a certified Financial Risk Manager (FRM), a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA), and a Certified Banker (CB).

Dr. Kwan is passionate in education, learning, and writing. He is the columnist of Metro Daily and the co-author of investing book which is available at Harvard Business School library. In addition, he is an adjunct lecturer of University of South Australia and HKU School of Professional and Continuing Education, teaching investment management and financial engineering related subjects for their MBA and other postgraduate programs.

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Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact Pauline Hui at 3962 1489 or huicw@hku.hk. Thank you!

You are cordially invited to an experience sharing event on March 5, 2019 (Tuesday) at HKU Town Centre in Admiralty. Speakers are MSc(BA) alumni, they will share job knowledge in the field of data analytic and job searching tips. The sharing session is followed by a networking and refreshment reception where you can mingle with the speakers. 

Event Details

Date

March 5, 2019 (Tuesday)

Time

7:00pm-9:00pm

Venue

HKU Town Centre, 3/F, Tower II, Admiralty Centre, Admiralty, HK

Speakers:
Jeffrey Chan, Data Analyst, Global Data, Bloomberg L.P.
Jacky Chang, Operations Assistant, Bank of Singapore
Jeff Heung, Analyst (Data Analytics and Applied Intelligence), Digital, Accenture
Youngky Wanady, Business Analyst, ThinkCol
Sylvia Zhu, Data Analyst, Human Resources, Esquel Enterprises Limited 

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Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact Pauline Hui at 3962 1489 or huicw@hku.hk. Thank you!

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The Spring Dinner 2019 for Master of Economics (MEcon), Master of Finance (MFin) and Master of Science in Business Analytics (MScBA) alumni in Hong Kong was successfully held on February 20, 2019 at The Chinese Banks' Association Limited. The event is organized by the FBE Masters Programme Office and sponsored by Fargo Wealth Group Limited (華港財富), which aims to unite our alumni, teachers and friends.

Event Details

Date

February 20, 2019 (Wednesday)

Time

7:00pm – 9:00pm

Venue

The Chinese Banks' Association Limited
(Address: 5/F., South China Building, 1-3 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong) 

Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact Pauline Hui at 3962 1489 or huicw@hku.hk. Thank you!

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The New Year Gathering for Alumni of Master of Economics, Master of Finance and Master of Science in Business Analytics in Shenzhen was successfully held on January 26, 2019 at Wyndham Grand Shenzhen. The event is organized by the Faculty of Business and Economics and is subsidized by Fargo Wealth Group Limited (華港財富).

Event Details

Date

January 26, 2019 (Saturday)

Time

Start at 6pm

Venue

Wyndham Grand Shenzhen
(Address: No.2009 Caitian Road, Futian, Futian District, Shenzhen, 518033) 

Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact Pauline Hui at 3962 1489 or huicw@hku.hk. Thank you!

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You are coridally invited to the hiking activities for Alumni and Students of FBE Masters Programmes on December 16, 2018 (Sunday).

Event Details

Date

December 16, 2018 (Sunday)

Time

9:00am - 1:00pm

Venue

Wilson Trail Section 3

Route: Yau Tong MTR station -> Devil’s Peak ->Black Hill -> Tseng Lan Shue at Clear Water Bay Road

Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact Pauline Hui at 3962 1489 or huicw@hku.hk. Thank you!

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You are cordially invited to the Wine Tasting & Christmas Celebration 2018 to celebrate the coming Christmas with fellow classmates, alumni and friends!

Event Details

Date

December 15, 2018 (Saturday)

Time

7pm – 9pm

Venue

AA Bar, HKUAA Club

Wine Tasting Session

Wine Tasting Session will be presented by Ms. Jennifer Luk, Wine Educator, Wine Event Specialist and Freelance Wine Journalist in Asia. Jennifer is a certified specialist of Spirits (CSS) and awarded the WSET Advanced Certificate. She taught wine appreciation and related courses in HKU SPACE, CU SCS, HKMA, PEAK of VTC Group. Jennifer is passionate in sharing her global travel, wine & dine experience. Please find attached her biography with more details.

Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact Pauline Hui at 3962 1489 or huicw@hku.hk. Thank you!

You are cordially invited to join the professional seminar on "The Evolution of Hong Kong Trading Market and Future Investment" by Ms. Irene Wong, Founder of IxFintech Limited. Details of the seminar are as follows:

Event Details

Date

November 2, 2018 (Friday)

Time

2:00pm - 4:00pm

Venue

HKU FBE Town Cetnre, 3/F, Tower 2, Admiralty Centre, Admiralty

About the Speaker:

Irene OL Wong, CPA, CGMA, is the Founder of ixFintech Limited, responsible for the company strategies, product design and operation. Ix Fintech Limited, founded in 2015, is a firm focusing on finance innovation and located in the Hong Kong Cyberport. The company has just launched its first app ixOption in August which aim to provide a one stop platform on option for learning, trading and risk management. The mission is to promote financial literacy and bring a new user experience to option learner.

Before her launch of the ixOption App this year, Irene is a seasoned professional in the finance industry specialized in Asia equities and derivatives trading. Her team has introduced the first app for Hong Kong stock exchange in 2013 which at that time only focusing on Hong Kong listed option. Before joining HKEX, she worked for three global hedge funds including Eton Park and Lionhart as Head of Trading (Asia) and is experienced in hedge fund strategies and trading. She was an open out-cry floor trader from 1996 to 1999 with Morgan Stanley and executed many global hedge funds order during the Asian financial crisis. Between 2001 and 2003, Irene managed the operation and business development of Hang Seng Indexes Company Limited and launched the Hang Seng China Enterprises Index Futures together with HKEX.

Graduated from London School of Economics with a Bachelor degree in Economics and a Master degree in Finance from the University of Hong Kong. She also took various financial engineering and executive management courses at Stanford University and Wharton Business School. Irene is a US qualified CPA and CGMA. She spoke on TV, radio and being guest speakers for international conferences such as China International Derivatives Forum and Futures and Options World etc. Currently also a newspaper columnist on economic and investment topics for Hong Kong Economic Journal.

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Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact Pauline Hui at 3962 1489 or huicw@hku.hk. Thank you!

You are cordially invited to the Career Experience Sharing event for MEcon & MFin students on November 2, 2018 (Friday) at HKU Town Centre in Admiralty. This event aims to showcase a holistic picture of different sectors in finance industry in HK. The sharing session is followed by a networking and refreshment reception where you can mingle with the speakers.

Event Details

Date

November 2, 2018 (Friday)

Time

7:00pm - 9:00pm

Venue

HKU Town Centre, 3/F, Tower II, Admiralty Centre, Admiralty, HK

Speakers:
Koala Chen, Director & Portfolio Manager, CSOP Asset Management Limited
Lyndon Miao, Vice President, Amundi Hong Kong Limited

Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact Pauline Hui at 3962 1489 or huicw@hku.hk. Thank you!

You are cordially invited to join the professional seminar on "Asset Allocation Principles for Large Institutional Investors" by Mr. Wallace Yu, Portfolio Manager and Director, and Head of Multi-Asset Group at China Investment Corporation (CIC). Details of the seminar are as follows:

Event Details

Date

October 26, 2018 (Friday)

Time

2:00pm - 4:00pm

Venue

Lecture Theatre, 1/F, Block B, Cyberport 4, 100 Cyberport Road, Hong Kong

About the Speaker:

Mr Wallace Yu is Portfolio Manager and Director, and Head of Multi-Asset Group at China Investment Corporation (CIC), the sovereign wealth fund of China based in Beijing, where he oversees a multi-billion portfolio in internal and external programs. Before his time at CIC since 2009, he held quantitative research and trading positions at Morgan Stanley and Deutsche Bank, both based in London, and Citadel Investment Group based in Hong Kong.

Mr Yu is a Committee Member with the Beijing Youth Federation, a Council Member with the Hong Kong Professionals (Beijing) Association, the One Country Two Systems Youth Forum, and an academic adviser to China Insurance News.

Mr Yu has been an invited speaker, in China and overseas, at numerous conferences organised by regulators, universities and large asset owners in global investing. He is the lead author of the Chinese book “Exploring the Frontier in Asset Management” (2018), a pioneer in its field.

He holds a master's degree with Distinction in Mathematics and Finance from Imperial College London, under the U.K. Chevening Scholarship, after undergraduate studies at the University of Hong Kong (2000). He holds the CFA and FRM designations.

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Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact Pauline Hui at 3962 1489 or huicw@hku.hk. Thank you!

You are cordially invited to join the professional seminar on “New Trend of Huobi, Cryptocurrency and Blockchain”. The guest speakers will illustrate the latest trend, development and career prospect of blockchain industry. The seminar is followed by a networking and refreshment session where you can mingle with the speakers. Details of the seminar are as follows:

Event Details

Date

October 19, 2018 (Friday)

Time

10:00am-12:00noon

Venue

Lecture Theatre, 1/F, Block B, Cyberport 4, 100 Cyberport Road, Hong Kong

List of Guests

Dr. Yu Jianing, President of Huobi University

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Ms. Pang Baiyan, CHO of Huobi Group

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Mr. William Bu, Founder of Central Crypto

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Mr. Hyde Li, Co-founder & Executive Director of Central Crypto

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Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact Pauline Hui at 3962 1489 or huicw@hku.hk. Thank you!

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The alumni dinner for Master of Economics (MEcon) and Master of Finance (MFin) alumni in Shanghai was successfully held on May 20, 2018 at Langham Shanghai Xintiandi. This is our fifth year to gather our alumni together. This annual event is organized by HKU MEcon & MFin Programmes and is sponsored by Fargo Wealth Group Limited (華港財富). 

Event Details

Date

May 20, 2018 (Sunday)

Time

Start at 6pm

Venue

The Langham, Shanghai, Xintiandi 上海新天地朗廷酒店
(Address: 99 Madang Road, Xintiandi, Shanghai 200021, China)

Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact Pauline Hui at 3962 1489 or huicw@hku.hk. Thank you!


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