Date: 16 September 2019 (Monday)
Time: 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Venue: Yasumoto International Academic Park (YIA) LT7, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)
Financial Technology (FinTech), an emerging industry that enhances convenience and efficiency in financial activities through adoption of data-oriented and smart technologies, is bringing revolution to the financial service sector. The development of innovations such as virtual bank and blockchain technology opens up a new era of financial digitisation which drives up the demand for FinTech talents in Hong Kong. The programme aims to nurture people who are technologically adept and business savvy who can offer innovative solutions to finance-related industries and thus, to secure and strengthen our lead in financial services in Asia and the world.
Backed by the Faculty of Engineering experts, the programme emphasizes practical skills and industrial training. Students can enrich their experience by working on real-life projects under co-supervision of academic staff and industrial supervisors, or being an intern in financial institutions or FinTech companies referred or approved by the programme.
After completing the programme, graduates will have acquired advanced knowledge and practical skills in financial technologies. They will be well suited for jobs demanding strong technical skills in finance-related industries including banking, insurance, asset management, internet finance, FinTech start-ups and government regulatory agencies.