HKBU School of Business was recently ranked in the top 25 business schools in APAC by Financial Times and is proud to announce that the MSc in Finance (#FinTech and #Financial Analytics) 2020-2021 intake is now open for admission.
We are pleased to serve on their industry advisory committee and help building a tighter collaboration. The program brings together experts from industry, professional associations (including IFTA and FTAHK) and multidisciplinary academics, covering all aspects of modern day FinTech including AI, cryptocurrency, cybersecurity, privacy, financial fraud, textual analysis and much more.
Official content from the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAAP) will also be adopted to empower students with the most updated industry practices and regulations on data privacy.
The program (offers both full time and part-time mode) will provide internship opportunities in Hong Kong and Mainland International applicants may be eligible for the International Postgraduate Scholarships entitling recipients to receive full tuition waiver PLUS living allowance. Graduates of the Program have satisfied qualification requirement of IFTA and could be admitted to the CFT (Certified Financial Technologist) program for the exemption of Level 1 and Level 2 (Module 1-4).
With close collaboration between IFTA and the program management team, we believe that this program would boost the FinTech development.
Application period for the Sep 2020 intake has started. Visit their webpage for details: https://mscfinance.hkbu.edu.hk/
IFTA is delighted to announce BM Intelligence (BMI) as one of the approved training providers of CFT programme in Hong Kong region. The CFT Level I prep course will begin this month from 15-22 September 2019!
The course will cover 6 modules of CFT Programme Level I exam including:
Module 1: The Financial Services Industry
Module 2: Debt
Module 3: Equity
Module 4: Project Management
Module 5: Business Analysis
Module 6: Software Engineering
Checkout BMI website for more details:
Mr. Paul Pong, Chairman of the Institute of Financial Technologists of Asia, was invited to be the moderator of the HKU SPACE Smart Talk about Virtual Banking in Hong Kong on 21 May 2019 at the HKU SPACE Admiralty campus!
Many thanks to the organiser, HKU SPACE, and both reputable panellists, Mr. Sunny Cheung, Chief Executive Officer of Octopus Holdings Limited, and Professor William Leung, Chief Executive and Executive Director of WeLab Virtual Bank.
IFTA was delighted to embark on our first mentorship programme with our founding member, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, for students enrolled with the Fintech Programme or interested in the FinTech Industry! Looking forward to engaging more students with our FinTech Industry Leaders!
IFTA announced yesterday that it will offer internship and mentorship opportunities to the students of PolyU’s new FinTech/AI degree programme.
Full-time internships for up to 50 students will last for six to eight months.
Graduates of the new degree programme will also be exempt from the Level 1 examination of the Certificate in Finance and Technology.
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