The FINANCIAL -- Cambridge Executive Education, providing Executive Education at Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, and the University of Hong Kong (HKU) are working in partnership to deliver a joint executive education programme entitled Strategic Issues in Corporate Finance. Aimed at senior executives internationally, the course will be held in Hong Kong from 25-29 February 2008.
According to University of Cambridge this five-day programme is designed to give the opportunity for senior business executives and government officials to examine current strategic issues in corporate finance. It aims to build participants' understanding of the interaction between strategic decisions and corporate finance, and provide the tools to ensure maximum alignment between corporate strategy and financial structure, decision-making and management. Participants will gain new insights into mergers and acquisitions, value-based management, risk management, corporate governance, strategy map, capital budgeting, and capital structures in the context of modern, global financial markets including China.
Renowned professors from Cambridge University and the University of Hong Kong will speak at the programme, along with local business experts and leaders with strategic finance responsibilities to share their vision and strategies.
Professor Peter Williamson and Dr Simon Taylor will serve as faculty members from Judge Business School, whilst Professors Y.K. Fan, Shih Chi-Ping, Peter Fong and Peter Pang will represent the University of Hong Kong. In addition, several prominent business leaders such as Dr David Li, Chairman and CE of Bank of East Asia, Mr Paul Chow, Chief Executive of Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing Ltd, and Mr George Leung, Advisor of HSBC, will also speak at the programme. Delegates will visit the HKEx and HSBC during the programme.
Dr Larry Abeln, Chief Executive Officer, Cambridge Executive Education, commented: "We chose to partner with the University of Hong Kong because they are one of the premier management education schools in Asia with an extensive amount of experience in the executive education market, and appropriately enough for the course content, Hong Kong serves as a major financial centre in Asia, a region that is seeing dramatic financial innovation and growth. This programme is part of a strategic development to increase the scale of teaching and research in the field of business finance at Judge Business School."
Dr Peter Fong, Head of the Centre for Executive Development, the University of Hong Kong, commented: "This new corporate finance programme for senior executives is a great example of how top-tier universities can collaborate, sharing resources and expertise and integrating global and local perspectives to produce an outstanding executive education offering."