Executive Diploma in Wealth Management

Executive Diploma in Wealth Management


The Executive Diploma in Wealth Management is a HKMA qualification. This diploma leads to further professional qualifications, Registered Trust Practitioner (RTP). This Diploma is recognized as the benchmark qualification for those considering opportunities in the international trusts arena. The Diploma explores common international principles and practices in detail and relates them to your local jurisdiction and other leading trust centers.

The Diploma comprises the following 5 Modules:

  • History of Trust & Types of Trust
  • Trust & Management
  • Estate Planning
  • Trust Law & Case Study
  • Wealth Management & Trust

Information at a Glance


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Course Structure and Assessment

The programme combines both self-study and local face-to-face or zoom tuition, with each module taking an average of 6 hours to complete.

At the end of each module, candidates are required to submit a written assignment. This culminates in the final examination, in form of a case analysis, at the end of Module 5. Each of the modules is assessed by way of conceptual understanding and application of knowledge within the course.

Key Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of the Diploma, you will be able to:

  • Advise on the classification, types and uses of trusts, the factors affecting their validity and the circumstances under which they can and cannot be altered;
  • Explain the roles, responsibilities, limitations and liabilities of trustees, protectors and enforces under local and international law;
  • Explain the duties and responsibilities of trustees in relation to investment matters under local and international legislation;
  • Advise on the use of trusts in modern tax planning;
  • Carry out the “know your client” checks that are required for compliance with anti-money laundering regulations in your local jurisdiction;
  • Construct and interpret a set of trusts accounts.
Business Outcomes
  • Enables you to provide a professional service of higher standard;
  • Enhances your ability to give holistic advice to clients as a trust practitioner;
  • Distinguishes you and your firm from the competition

Who would find this course useful

The range of practitioners currently taking this course includes members of the accountancy, banking, legal and trust professions (at all levels); charity specialists; a wide range of support staff and paralegals; tax advisors; independent financial advisors and executorship administrators.


Entry Requirements

Applicants must:

  • have completed a diploma programme or equivalent; AND
  • have a reasonable command of English

The programme will be delivered in Cantonese, and the course material will be in English.


Course Details

Ms Hannah Sit
Phone: 2774 8596
Email: hannahsit@hkma.org.hk

General Enquiry / Course Enrolment / Membership Information

Phone: 2774 8500 or 2774 8501 / Ivy Ng 3468 6023 / Shino Choi 3468 6024 / Windy Ng 3468 6025
Email: hkma@hkma.org.hk / enrol@hkma.org.hk
Fax: 2365 1000

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