CityU, Treasury Markets Association and Shenzhen Flink Training Centre jointly offer training programme for mainland’s financial executives
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CityU, Treasury Markets Association and Shenzhen Flink Training Centre
jointly offer training programme for mainland’s financial executives
CityU’s College of Business today (16 March) signed an agreement with the Treasury Markets Association (TMA), a Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) supported institution, and the Shenzhen Flink Training Centre (Flink), under the Shenzhen Financial Electronic Settlement Centre, to jointly offer a training programme for the mainland’s banking and financial industries. By integrating the partner institutions’ strengths in professional education, treasury management practice and the financial industry network on the mainland, the programme will develop financial professionals to meet the demand of
At a ceremony held at the HKMA, the agreement was signed on behalf of the partner institutions by Professor Wei Kwok-kee, Dean of CityU’s
Speaking at the ceremony, Mr Ng commented on the particular strengths of each of the three collaborating partners. While TMA offers world-class exchange seminars and summits for professionals, CityU’s
“The programme aims to enhance the management capabilities of the mainland’s senior financial executives by bringing real life experience to them, forging international collaboration and exchanges, as well as promoting opportunities,” said Mr Ng.
Mr Lin expressed that state leaders had suggested on a number of occasions the importance of exploring joint education possibilities as a way to deepen Hong Kong-Shenzhen cooperation and build an international metropolis. This collaboration is in line with this development direction. He hoped the tripartite synergy could contribute to the development of the mainland’s financial industry and financial cooperation across the border.
Professor Wei said the programme is the three institutions’ first collaborative project. It will lay a solid foundation for the institutions to promote professional training for the mainland’s banking and financial industries in the future.
“The collaboration with TMA and Flink not only signifies the internationalisation of CityU’s
Dr Hao Gang, coordinator of CityU’s Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) programme on the mainland, said the curriculum of the new training programme caters to the internationalisation and modernisation of the mainland’s banking and financial industries. It targets professionals and executives from the banking, investment, securities, insurance, mutual funds and trustee sectors with the objective of nurturing senior executives with leadership qualities, an international mindset and creative thinking, as well as modern management knowledge and skills.
Dr Hao said a unique feature of the programme is that students will attend classes in
The duration of the programme is two years. Students will be awarded a Master’s degree after completing the training courses and CityU’s EMBA (International) programme.
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