Executive Certificate in Introduction to Securities and Investment (International)

Executive Certificate in Introduction to Securities and Investment (International)


Fundamentals of Financial Services is an important first step in developing the essential basic knowledge required for working in financial services. Students will learn about the professional sector and commonly used financial products, such as shares, bonds and insurance and it will provide students with an understanding of financial terminology.

The workshop aims to provide students with an introduction to the basics of financial services with 7 elements. Each learning objective begins with one of the following prefixes: know, understand or be able to calculate. These words indicate the different levels of skill to be tested.

Date & Time

19, 26 February & 5, 12, 19, 26 March 2022, Saturdays
2:00 pm- 5:00 pm


The Hong Kong Management Association
14/F Fairmont House,
8 Cotton Tree Drive
Central Hong Kong


  1. Introduction
    The Financial Services Industry
  2. Economic Environment
  3. Financial Assets and Markets
    Providing information
    Cash Deposits
    Money Market Instruments
    Foreign Exchange Market
  4. Equities/Stocks
  5. Bonds
    Corporate Bonds
  6. Derivatives
    Derivatives Uses
    Derivatives/Commodity Exchanges
  1. Investment Funds
    Open-Ended/Mutual Funds
    Closed-Ended Investment Companies
    Real Estate Investment Trusts
    Exchange-Traded Funds
    Hedge Funds
    Private Equity
  2. Financial Services Regulation
    Financial Crime
    Insider Trading and Market Abuse
  3. Other Financial Products
    Retirement Planning
    Life Assurance

CISI - The Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment

The Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment was formed in 1992 by London Stock exchange. It is a leading professional body for securities, investment, wealth and financial planning professionals. CISI has well-renowned qualifications that help you reach the requirements of globe regulators and markets, and also achieve core competence for job requirements. It is regarded as a competitive edge and a benchmark for most banks and financial institutions employees.

EL Education Academy is the accredited training partners to offer training for candidates preparing to sit CISI exams. It is supported by an Education Consultant and an elite group of lecturers with extensive international experience of consulting and teaching in Accounting and Finance, Securities and Investment, Law and Business Related courses at Universities and Colleges in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area.

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Course Details

Ms Bertha Leung
Phone: 2774 8552
Email: berthaleung@hkma.org.hk

General Enquiry / Course Enrolment / Membership Information

Phone: 2774 8500 or 2774 8501
Email: hkma@hkma.org.hk
Fax: 2365 1000

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