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HKMA Talent Development Fund
HK$500,000 to Develop In-Service Executives


With the mission to nurture human capital through management education and training at all levels for nurturing talents for Hong Kong, The Hong Kong Management Association has organized the "HKMA Talent Development Fund" for executives in financial needs to fulfil their aspiration in pursuing knowledge and upgrading qualifications. Fund will be awarded to non-degree holders whose monthly income is $20,000 or below to study selected diploma and degree programmes. The recipients will receive either $10,000 or $20,000 to assist them in their study of diploma and degree programmes respectively.

All applicants should satisfy the following criteria*:
  • Hong Kong residents
  • Non-degree holders
  • Monthly salary of HK$20,000 or below
  • At least 2 years of work experience
* Applicants should satisfy the admission criteria of the respective programme of their choice.

How to Apply

All applicants are required to submit the following by post to HKMA (16/F Tower B Southmark, 11 Yip Hing Street, Wong Chuk Hang, Hong Kong)

  1. Fund application form
  2. Programme enrolment form
  3. 300-word write-up, either in English or Chinese, on the topic, "Your Future Plan for Career Advancement and Continuing Education"
  4. Photocopies of relevant certificates and documents
  5. Photocopies of salary slip
  6. Recent photo

Deadline for Application Friday, 13 January 2017

Grand Sponsors Sponsors Supporter
CYMA Charity Fund The Hong Kong Jockey Club Kerry Holdings Ltd The Hong Kong and China Gas Co Ltd Shui On Holdings Limited Swire Pacific Ltd Great Eagle Holdings Limited

Applicants may choose any one of the following HKMA programmes which will commence from May 2017 onwards:

Advanced Diploma in Business Management (Chinese)
Advanced Diploma in Management Studies (English)
Advanced Diploma in Secretarial and Administrative Studies
NCC Education Level 4 Diploma in Business Information Technology
Professional Diploma in Business Administrative Management
Professional Diploma in Business Communication
Professional Diploma in Company Secretaries
Professional Diploma in Dental Nursing
Professional Diploma in Digital Marketing
Professional Diploma in Estate and Services Management
Professional Diploma in Hospitality Management
Professional Diploma in Human Resource Management
Professional Diploma in Logistics and Import-Export Management
Professional Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Professional Diploma in Marketing and Retail Management
Professional Diploma in Property and Facilities Management
Professional Diploma in Purchasing and Merchandising Management
Professional Diploma in Sales Management

Macquarie University Graduate School of Management, MGSM, Sydney
Graduate Diploma of Management Reg. 211318

School of Management, Fudan University
Master of Business Administration Reg. 232126

Glyndwr University, UK
Master of Business Administration (Chinese) Reg. 252455
Master of Business Administration (English) Reg. 252455
BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance (Chinese) Reg. 252612
BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance (English) Reg. 252612
BA (Hons) Business (Chinese) Reg. 252613
BA (Hons) Business (English) Reg. 252613

University of Greenwich, UK
MBA (International Business) Reg. 252208
Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Accounting and Finance Reg. 251227

University of South Australia, Australia
MBA (Marketing/ HRM/ Finance) Reg. 212660 / 212659 / 212642 / CRICOS Provider No. 00121B

University of Huddersfield, UK
Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Global Business & Logistic Management Reg. 251920
Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Human Resource Management
Reg. 251921
Bachelor of Arts (Hons) International Business Reg. 251922

Middlesex University, UK
BSc Hons Information Technology and Business Information Systems Reg. 251740

It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognise any qualification to which this course may lead.

For enquiries, please contact Ms Carrie Lok on 2774 8542, or Ms Nicole Ho on 2774 8570. For course details and application forms, please visit:

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Issued by The Hong Kong Management Association on 8 November 2016.

For press enquiries, please contact:
Ms Sunnie Ma Senior Manager
Tel: 2774 8579

Ms Krystal Yeung Executive Officer
Tel:2774 8547
Fax: 2365 1000