(Specific) Financial Products & Associated Risk Management

[Webinar] Asset Management Fundamentals Module 2: Financial Markets


This is Module 2 of the Asset Management Fundamentals (AMF) Programme, which consists of FOUR modules.  The programme is an induction course designed to equip the financial services practitioners with the required knowledge and skills to enable them to enter into the Asset Management industry.

This Module 2 provides an overview of the financial markets in Hong Kong.

Through this module, participants will gain a comprehensive understanding of the financial markets in Hong Kong, including their structures, functions, and regulations. They will also learn about financial risk management and its applications in the financial sector.

Other modules in this training series:

Module 1: Overview of Legal and Regulatory Framework for Securities & Futures Industry (10-hour class)

Module 3: Regulation of Asset Management

Module 4: Asset Management

Upon completing all FOUR modules, participants will receive a Certificate of Completion for the AMF programme.


1. The global financial system
2. Financial system in Hong Kong
3. The equity market
4. The debt market
5. The foreign exchange and derivatives markets
6. Financial risk management
7. Applications in the financial sector

Who should attend

This programme is primarily targeted to those who would like to gain a solid understanding of and/or those who plan to enter into the Asset Management industry sector.

Financial Incentive Scheme of the WAM Pilot Programme

This course has already been approved as an eligible course of the Financial Incentive Scheme for Professional Training (“the Scheme”) under the Pilot Programme to Enhance Talent Training for the Asset and Wealth Management Sector (“the Pilot Programme”). The Scheme aims to enhance the competency and professionalism of in-service practitioners within the asset and wealth management sector and to assist other practitioners within the financial services industry in acquiring the knowledge and skills required for entering the sector. Eligible applicants will be subsidised 80% of the course fees by the HKSAR Government upon satisfactory completion of the courses approved by Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute, subject to a ceiling of HK$15,000. Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute is appointed as the implementation agent of the Pilot Programme. Regarding the details of eligible criteria and application procedures, please refer to the dedicated web-site of the Pilot Programme (https://www.wamtalent.org.hk/).

Speaker/Course Instructor

Stella LAM
Ms Lam is both an experienced banker, and a seasoned trainer. Having gained a decade of experience in consumer banking and branch management at an international leading bank, she made a shift to the learning and development field - she was a university teaching staff, and she led the personal banking training department in different banks. She is now an independent consultant to various financial institutions.

Ms Lam graduated from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology. She then attained Master in Finance from the City University of Hong Kong and Master in Human Resource Management and Training from the University of Leicester. She is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers and a Certified Banker. She also gained the CFPCM Examination Certificate and the Professional Certificate for ECF Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Financing of Terrorism.


Date & Time
Tuesday, 10 Oct 2023 (6:30PM - 9:00PM)
Monday, 16 Oct 2023 (6:30PM - 9:00PM)
Tuesday, 17 Oct 2023 (6:30PM - 9:00PM)
Wednesday, 18 Oct 2023 (6:30PM - 9:00PM)
Virtual Platform
Relevant Subject
Type 1 - Dealing in securities
Type 2 - Dealing in futures contracts
Type 3 - Leveraged foreign exchange trading
Type 4 - Advising on securities
Type 5 - Advising on futures contracts
Trad. Chi / Cantonese
SFC:10.00, PWMA:10.00