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HEHFP Module 16: Human Resources


This is Module 16 of the Henley Executive Hedge Fund Program (HEHFP), which explains the importance of developing an HR strategy, including the corporate culture, and then covers the main HR processes including hiring, performance management, and separation. It addresses issues such as diversity and motivation, and includes examples of several key documents.

This module is a 3-hour (approx. study time) course and is eligible for 2 SFC CPT/PWMA OPT hours.

Check out the other modules in the Program:


By the end of this module, you will be able to:
- Tell the importance of having a strategy for human capital
- List the factors to consider when developing an HR strategy
- Describe various items in the HR processes that support the strategy


Part 1 - Pre-reading materials
(i) Traits of Success
(ii) People Alpha
(iii) Summary of Primed To Perform
(iv) Primed to Perform
(v) Project Implicit
(vi) BBC article
(vii) Valve's Employee Handbook
(viii) A dose of Ray Dalio

Part 2 - Presentation Slides of the eCourse

Part 3 - Human Resources eCourse*
(i) Introduction
(ii) Section 1 - Developing an HR Strategy
(iii) Section 2 - HR Processes - Hiring
(iv) Section 3 - HR Processes - Managing Your Team
(v) Section 4 - HR Processes - Separation
(vi) Conclusion

Part 4 - Quiz*
The quiz consists of 15 questions where learners have 3 attempts to achieve at least 80% with correct answers as a pass.

Part 5 - Post-reading materials
(i) Amy Cuddy - Ted Talk
(ii) How Netflix managed HR and their people culture during high growth
(iii) List of recommended reading

* mandatory parts to complete

Who should attend

(1) Hedge Fund professionals seeking to enhance their knowledge
(2) Individuals looking to start a Hedge Fund
(3) Service providers e.g., Banking, Risk, Compliance and IT professionals, Lawyers, Fund Administrators


Relevant Subject
Type 9 - Asset management
SFC:2.00, PWMA:2.00
All Member: HK$775
Staff of Corporate Member: HK$775
Non-Member: HK$1550