Programme News

Digitalization Journey of Banking Industry

Thanks to Ms Jacqueline Chan, Chief Financial Officer of Development Bank of Singapore (DBS) for walking through the digitalization journey of DBS with our students during the Fintech class. Students were amazed by the changes banking industry has gone through.

Open Banking 101: Is this the next big thing in Hong Kong?

Thanks to Jonathan Cheung, Director of Open Banking & API, Standard Chartered Bank to share the global landscape and use-cases on Open Banking during the FinTech course. Students were excited about the latest development of the banking industry and delighted to have the insightful exchange of ideas with the industry expert.

A series of Industry Experts speaking in our Financial Technology course

Eight speakers have been invited to share their experiences in the Financial Technology course. Thanks to Mr Sammy Kam, Technical Director of Octopus Cards Limited for kick starting the series and our visiting lecturer Dr Dorothy Chau, Director of Tencent, for making this happened. Students enjoyed visualizing the applications of theories taught directly from the industry experts and they are delighted to have more speakers coming in the subsequent lessons.

HKBU x IAPP x IFTA FinTech Seminar
HKBU x IAPP x IFTA FinTech Seminar
HKBU x IAPP x IFTA FinTech Seminar
HKBU x IAPP x IFTA FinTech Seminar

HKBU x IAPP x IFTA FinTech Seminar: Is GDPR a threat to Blockchain innovation?

Thanks Commissioner Wong (Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data), Eva Kwok (Cyber Risk Advisory Partner of Deloitte), Eric Chan (Chief Public Mission Officer of Cyberport Hong Kong) and Jason Lau (Chief Information Security Officer of hief Information Security Officer of for their wonderful and insightful Thought Leadership sharing last night. The great turn out of over 100 people proves that "GDPR vs Blockchain" is a concern for many of us in the field. The panelists gave us lots of practical advice on Security/Privacy and Blockchain, and reference frameworks which we could apply in the real projects. Looking forward to the next HKBU FinTech Event.

FinTech Leaders at HKBU to Celebrate the Grand Launch of Master of Science in Finance (FinTech and Financial Analytics) Programme

Hong Kong Baptist University was honored to have a number of industry experts to join force in delivering the new Master of Science in Finance (FinTech and Financial Analytics) programme. The advisory committee will not only provide advice on programme design, but when possible, share their valuable first-hand experience with the students. The Programme has also appointed three distinguished adjunct professor to deliver three courses to nurture industry-ready graduates. (more…)

HKBU School of Business launches new MSc in Finance (FinTech & Financial Analytics) Programme

The HKBU School of Business is launching a new MSc in Finance (FinTech & Financial Analytics) programme, for the 2019 intake. This interdisciplinary programme is designed to help students develop new insights and perspectives towards emerging financial technologies and analytics, and equips them to take the financial industry to the next level.