Programme

Programme Structure

Participants are required to complete a minimum of 40 credit units in order to attain the EMBA Award conferred by City University of Hong Kong.

PILLAR 1 : Innovation Management (at least 8 credits)

  • FB6891 Strategic Issues on Fintech and Financial Services
  • FB6892 Strategic Innovation Management
  • FB6893 Innovations in Marketing
  • FB6894 Technology Management for Innovation

PILLAR 2 : Asia Connect (at least 8 credits)

*Remarks: Course information is subject to approval by the University.
  • FB6801 Business Innovations in Asia: Field Study 1^
  • FB6802 Business Innovations in Asia: Field Study 2^
  • FB6803 Business Innovations in Asia: Field Study 3^ 
  • FB6804 Business Innovations in Asia: Field Study 4^ 

PILLAR 3 : Financing Strategy (at least 4 credits)

  • FB6895 Venture Capital and Private Equity Investing
  • FB6896 Strategies on Initial Public Offering and Debt Financing 
  • FB6897 Strategies on Merger, Acquisition and Turnaround

Each Cornerstone course under Pillars 1 to 3 carries 4 credit units.

A student is required to choose at least 10 courses from the above list.

Graduation requirements is 40 credits (minimum).

Remark:

A course with 4 credit units will include the following learning activities:
  • Pre-class online study (around 40 hours): Reading assignments, video watching assignments, video-taped lectures, quizzes, essays, and/or online tutorials.
  • Intensive class meeting (around 40 hours in 5 days): Seminars, workshops, class discussions, case studies, group presentations, expert sharing, and/or company visits.
  • Out-of-the-class work (around 80 hours): Group projects, group discussions, individual reports, take-home examinations, quizzes, video-taped presentations, and/or online tutorials.
A field study with 4 credit units will include the following learning activities:
  • Pre-tour online study (around 40 hours): Reading assignments, video watching assignments, group discussions, quizzes, essays, and/or online tutorials
  • 5-day field study (around 40 hours): Company visits and meetings with local professors, senior executives and EMBA learning partners of local universities.
  • Out-of-the-field-study work (around 80 hours): Group projects, group discussions, individual reports, take-home examinations, quizzes, video-taped presentations and/or online tutorials.

ELECTIVE COURSES (subject to EMBA Programme Director's approval)

Participants who wish to take the following elective course(s) to replace Cornerstone course(s) requirements must seek the EMBA Programme Director’s approval in advance.

*Remarks: Course information (FB6873 & FB6874) is subject to approval by the University.
  • FB6871 Global Advanced Management Workshop (3 credits) ^
  • FB6873 Innovation Internship 1 (2 credits) ^
  • FB6874 Innovation Internship 2 (2 credits) ^
  • FB6812 EMBA Consulting Project (4 credits)*
  • FB8001D Methodology for Applied Business Research I (3 credits)*
  • FB8002D Methodology for Applied Business Research II (3 credits)*
  • FB8004D Residential Workshop I (2 credits)* ^
  • Existing courses in EMBA(Chinese), EMBA(Chinese) with Public-Private Partnership concentration and other Master’s Degree programme of College of Business, CityU.

* Participants who wish to pursue CityU’s DBA programme after graduation must take FB6812, FB8001D, FB8002D and FB8004D as their elective courses. Block credit transfer of these courses (total: 12 credit units) to the DBA programme will be arranged upon successful completion of the courses, subject to the approval by EMBA & DBA Programme Directors.

^Participants need to pay extra cost of the Trip (depending on the destination) in addition to the credit unit fees required for the course(s).

Note:

A participant must achieve a CGPA of 2.00 or above and have no more than three courses with Grade C or below, or more than two courses with Grade D or below.

A minimum attendance requirement of 70% may be prescribed as part of the coursework assessment for courses of the EMBA programme at the discretion of individual lecturers.

The programme considers credit transfer in accordance to Academic Regulations for Taught Postgraduate Degrees. 

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