BBA Finance - City University of Hong Kong

Report
Presented by :
Coordinator of Undergraduate Programs:
Dr. Fred Kwan
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EF website
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Three EF majors
 BBA (Hons) Business Economics
 BBA (Hons) Finance (two streams)
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Finance
Quantitative Finance and Risk Management
BBA (Hons) Banking and Financial Services
Four EF minors
Business Economics (BE)
Finance (FIN)
Personal Financial Planning (PFP)
Quantitative Finance (QF)
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Practice-oriented, Discovery–Enhanced
Curriculum: Applications of theories to real-world
financial decision-making using cases, etc.
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Trading Room Workshop: students do real-world trading
in financial markets.
Internship opportunities available to students
A large number of EF students on Dean’s List
About 100 students every year got scholarships
from EF Department for outstanding academic
achievements
Students have won in competitions in recent years
Graduates working in banks, regulatory agencies,
consulting firms, corporations, accounting firms
Big 4, etc.
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Strong professional knowledge
At CityU EF:
Knowledgeable professors
Active learning in classrooms: Students
participate, ask questions and give
comments
Global view of issues
Students keep an inquiring mind
Students and professors keep abreast of
current events
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 About 40 regular teaching staff
• International background: From Hong Kong, Mainland
China, Taiwan, Japan, Korea, Thailand, Malaysia, India,
Belgium, France, Italy, Romania, Turkey, and Uzbekistan.
 Dedicated to teaching, actively engaged in research
 Teaching Excellence Awards (TEA)
• Some EF teaching staff have won CityU’s highest honors in
teaching
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Soft skills
Good oral and written English skills
Interpersonal skills
Professional conduct: Ethics
How you handle everyday life
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Prepare students to be effective managers
Familiarize students with the aims and
functions of firms and how they operate
Provide students with an understanding of the
institutional details at the regional and
international levels
• Economic environment
• Laws and regulations
• International agencies
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Principles of Macroeconomics
Mathematics for Economics and Finance
Intermediate Microeconomics
Security Analysis and Portfolio Management
Macroeconomics for Business Strategy
Principles of Econometrics
Economies of China (mainland) and Hong Kong
Economic and Business Forecasting
Corporate Accounting
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 Choose two areas
• Applied Business Economics
• Regional Economic Studies
• International Trade and Finance
• Urban & Property Market Analysis
• Business and Financial Markets
Elective courses
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Traditional Economics
programs
CityU’s EF Business
Economics
Tend to be overloaded with
theories
Strike a balance between
theories and applications
Applications of economics
in diverse settings
Applications of economics
focused on business settings
Many traditional economics
programs do not focus on
preparing students for jobs
Co-curricula activities
to prepare students as
a well-rounded professional
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Columbia University
National Taiwan University
Commencement
Possibly September 2014
(commence 3rd year of
study)
September 2014
(commence 2nd year of
study)
Enrollment
Up to 10 students per year
Up to 5 students per year
Requirement
• Completed at least 60
credit units
• CGPA: 3.0 or above
• IELTS: 7.0 or above
• TOEFL: 100.0 or above
• Completed at least one
year of full-study
• GPA: 3.0 or above
Fees (in years at
host university)
Pay the regular fees to
host university
Pay the regular fees to
home university
Note: Students will spend 2 years in the host university in each
program. After completion of the program, students will have
two certificates from the participating universities (i.e. City
University of Hong Kong and Columbia University/National
Taiwan University).
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Economic Consultant
Economic Researcher
Management Consultant
Corporate Manager
Government Regulatory Agency
Investment Advisor
Private Banker
Real Estate Analyst
Securities and Market Analyst
Economic Journalist
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BBA Finance
City University of Hong Kong
(Tentative quota: 80)
Stream of
(i) Finance
(ii) Quantitative Finance and Risk Management
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Prepare graduates for responsible
management positions in the area of
finance in the industrial, commercial,
financial and government sectors
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Develop student capability of financial
asset valuation
Enable students to make competent
financial decisions
Enable students to take a comprehensive
and balanced view of overall business
decisions and corporate strategies
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Principles of Macroeconomics
Mathematics for Economics and Finance
Security Analysis and Portfolio Management
Advanced Security Analysis and Portfolio
Management
Asia-Pacific Capital Markets and Standards of
Practice
Derivatives and Risk Management
Regulation and Management of Financial
Institutions
Trading Room Workshop
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Financial Systems, Markets and
Instruments
Corporate Finance
Principles of Econometrics
International in Finance and Banking
Corporate Accounting
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Stochastic Calculus for Finance
Principles of Option Pricing
Quantitative Methods in Finance
Risk Management Models
Automated Data Analysis in Financial
Modelling
Statistics for Economic and Financial
Modelling
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Solid training in both theory and practice
of Finance
Emphasize interactions with other
business disciplines
Focus on the Asia-Pacific region
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 Commercial or Investment or Private Banker
 Corporate Strategist
 Credit or Securities (Debt and Equity) Analyst
 Institutional Sales of Securities
 Management Consultant
 Portfolio Manager
 Risk Manager for financial institutions or nonfinancial corporations
 Treasury Department
Graduates of the QFRM stream may also pursue these
careers:
 Derivatives Structurer
 Quantitative Analyst
 Algorithm Trading and Hedge Fund
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Students are trained as financial service
professionals who are capable in the various
aspects of financial services (including
banking, economics, insurance, law, maritime
trade and international and real estate
finance)
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Equip students with a good mastery of the
knowledge, skills and ethics necessary in the
financial services industry
Equip students with a solid knowledge of the
operations of banks and other financial
institutions
Enable students to draw from broader
academic fields to understand and handle the
practical issues involved in the provision of
financial services
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Personal Finance and Retail Banking
Security Analysis and Portfolio Management
Corporate Accounting
International Finance and Banking
Regulation and Management of Financial
Institutions
Business and Law
Banking Law
Life Insurance
Corporate Finance
Real Estate Economics and Finance
Derivatives Analysis and Advanced Investment
Strategies
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Bank/ Insurance Risk Manager
Commercial/ Private Banker
Credit Analyst
Investment Advisor
Portfolio Manager
Corporate Risk Manager
Institutional Sales for Debt and Equity
Securities
Real Estate Valuer
Wealth Managers
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To provide students a moderate level of
understanding of how business economics
can be applied to support business decision
making
Micro-Economics
Financial Management
Macro-Economics
Macroeconomics for Business Strategy
Intermediate Microeconomics
Several Electives Courses
Provide students with knowledge of the basic
analytical tools in finance and applications of
finance theories to practical problems in the
financial markets
Develop students’ analytical ability to analyse
financial problems and issues that nonfinancial corporations and financial
institutions face
Micro-Economics
Financial Management
Macro-Economics
Security Analysis and Portfolio Management
Derivatives Analysis and Advanced
Investment Strategies
Several Elective Courses
To equip students with the tools to manage
their own personal finance and provide the
tools and fundamental knowledge for those
wanting to serve as professional financial
planners
Micro-Economics
Financial Management
Macro-Economics
Personal Finance and Retail Banking
Security Analysis and Portfolio Management
Derivatives Analysis and Advanced
Investment Strategies
Several Elective Courses
Provide students with knowledge of the basic
tools of financial engineering and their
applications in the financial market settings
Develop students’ understanding on the use
of derivative instruments in portfolio
management and corporate hedging
Enable students to have a basic perspective
of the roles of financial engineering in the
context of overall corporate strategy
Micro-Economics
Financial Management
Macro-Economics
Mathematics for Economics and Finance
Principles of Option Pricing
Principles of Econometrics
Statistics for Economics and Financial
Modeling
Several Electives Courses
 The Department of Economics and Finance BBA Scholarships
• Max. no.: 150
• Value: HK$2,000, HK$3,000
 The Department of Economics and Finance Exchange Program
Awards
• Max. no.: 15
• Value: HK$8,000 for each award
 The Department of Economics and Finance BBA Distinguished
Graduate Scholarship
• Max. no.: 1 for each major
• Value: HK$10,000 for each award
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Mentoring Schemes
• Staff mentor, Student mentor, Professional mentor
Study Tours
Exchange Program
Internship
Career Preparation
BEST (Business Elites Seminar Talk)
Databases (Bloomberg, PACAP, DataStream, IMF, etc.)
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Vitas LI
(2009 Graduate
in BBA Finance)
UBS AG
Tom Ai
(2010 Graduate
in BBA Finance)
BNP Paribas, Japan
Dick Wu
Rita Xiao
Simon Liu
(2009 Graduate in
BBA Finance)
Consultant
Stirling Finance Limited
(2010 Graduate in BBA
Business Economics)
Analyst
Barclays Capital
Florence Chow
(2010 Graduate
in BBA Finance)
Investment Banking Analyst
Citigroup
(1994 Graduate
in BSc Finance)
Portfolio Strategist
BOCI Prudential Asset
Management Ltd
Thomas Kwan
(1998 Graduate
in BSc Finance)
Associate Director
Corporate Finance
PricewaterhouseCoopers Hong
Kong
Karson Chan
(2002 Graduate
in BBA Financial
Engineering)
Associate
JP Morgan
Carles Fan
(2001 Graduate in
BBA Fin’l Engr)
Senior Structurer
Solutions and Structuring Team,
Banco Santander, Asia
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We welcome you to
CityU EF!
Thank you
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