Professional Bodies Briefing Session was successfully held on 4 October 2018. The activity aimed at providing students with the up-to-date information on the professional bodies and their respective professional qualifications to prepare students for their future career development in accounting and corporate governance fields. This year, FIVE professional bodies were invited to introduce their institutions and professional qualification requirements. They are: (in alphabetical order) Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) CPA Australia Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA) The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries (HKICS) The Taxation Institute of Hong Kong (TIHK) Afterward, there was the In-house… Read more...
AC.CG Reception cum Alumni Homecoming Cocktail was successfully held on 7 September 2018 for all students from BBA (with Accounting Concentration) and BBA in Corporate Governance. The aim of the event is to provide students with useful information on their studies and career planning. In the AC.CG Reception, students were encouraged to proactively participate in various activities and competitions organised by professional bodies, such as HKICPA Business Case Competition, ACCA Hong Kong Business Competition and HKICS Corporate Governance Paper Competition, in order to gain substantial experience and exposure. Staff from Student Affair Office (SAO) was also invited to outline the… Read more...
As a part of HSMC Student Orientation Day, Programme Orientations were held by the Department of Accountancy for Year 3 direct-entry students in BBA (with Accounting Concentration), and Year 1 and Year 3 direct-entry students in BBA in Corporate Governance on 21 August 2018. During the Orientations, students were introduced to the academic structures of respective programmes, graduation requirements as well as the personal tutor system. Senior Students were also invited to share their learning experience, tips on the campus life and advice on academic planning. Besides, students were highly encouraged to engage in various professional development activities such as… Read more...
A demo lecture themed at “Smart Governance: Sustainable Housing Development” has been successfully held by our BBA in Corporate Governance Programme on 5 July 2018, as a part of HSMC Summer Academy 2018. During the demo lecture, our Assistant Professor Dr. Linsey Chen introduced to participants the fundamental concept of “Sustainable Development” and its application in Hong Kong Housing Development and facilitated discussion on the related topics. Besides acquiring the academic knowledge, participants also experienced the campus life and HSMC culture through the communication with our current students and teachers. More than 30 participants, current students and academic staff participated… Read more...
The Department of Accountancy, in association with BGL Corporate Solutions Pty Ltd. (BGL), organised a “Corporate Affairs System (CAS) Training Workshop” on 22 June 2018 with an aim to help students and teaching staff be familiar with the latest application software and IT skills in the field of corporate secretaryship and compliance. CAS is one of the world’s leading corporate compliance software which provides plenty of useful features to assist corporate secretaries and administrators to perform their compliance duties. During the workshop, participants got hands-on experience of the software application and learnt how to enhance efficiency with the help of… Read more...
The Department of Accountancy, in association with the Executive Development Centre, was honored to invite Mr. Franklin Lam, Adjunct Professor of Department of Accountancy of HSMC and Founder of HKgolden50, to conduct a seminar entitled “Rising City in a Sinking World: Why We Must Build Capacity for Hong Kong to Realize Our Outsized Future?” on 12 April 2018. President Professor Simon Ho delivered an opening remark to welcome our honorable guest speaker Mr. Franklin Lam as well as all external guests from various business professions. During the seminar, Mr. Franklin Lam argued that the global economy will deteriorate due to… Read more...
Guest Lecture on “Various Paths in Accounting Profession” was successfully held on 22 March 2018. Our honorable guest, Mr. Andy Chan, Introduced various career opportunities offered by the CPA firms (Big-4, middle-tier and local), business and commercial sectors and government sectors, as well as their distinctive features. He advised students to make career choices which suit their own personality. Besides, Mr. Andy Chan also shared some tips and suggestions on preparing CV and Job interview, and stayed behind after the guest lecture to provide individual advice to students. More than 40 students and teachers participated in the event.   Prof.… Read more...
Guest lecture on “Auditing in Financial Services” cum Personal Tutor-tutee Networking #4 has been successfully held on 1 March 2018. Before the guest lecture, Personal Tutor-tutee Networking was scheduled for students to seek advice from personal tutors on their academic and career development. Personal tutors encouraged students to proactively participate in inter-school competitions, which could help equipping themselves with essential knowledge, skills and experience for future career. Mr. Mervyn Jacob, Partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), was invited to deliver a guest lecture to introduce the job nature of an auditor in financial services industry. During the lecture, Mr. Mervyn Jacob also… Read more...
Professional Bodies Briefing Session Series 2 cum the 3 rd Personal Tutor-tutee Networking was successfully held on 1 February 2018 with an aim to updating students with different professional qualifications and stimulating interaction among students, teachers and professional bodies. Representatives from the Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries (HKICS) and the Taxation Institute of Hong Kong (TIHK) were invited to introduce their institutes, qualifications, and examination structures in the hope that students could widen their understanding of these institutes and get better planning of their career paths. In between the briefing session and the networking, a rehearsal was organised for… Read more...
BBA-CG Programme Advisory Committee Lunch Meeting 2017/18 was held on 5 January 2018. All committee members attended the meeting together with the Programme Director, Prof. Kevin Lam, Associate Programme Director, Dr. Betty Kwok, the current President of the Students’ Association of Corporate Governance (SACG), the representative of the proposed new cabinet of the Students’ Association, and a few other academic staff from the Department of Accountancy. Membership Composition of the Advisory Committee this year is as follows: Chairperson Ms. Samantha SUEN Chief Executive, The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries Members Ms. Frances CHAN Director, K. Leaders Business Consultants Limited… Read more...

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