Essentials of FinTech for Entrepreneurs

Institute of Professional Education And Knowledge (PEAK)
Essentials of FinTech for Entrepreneurs
Institute of Professional Education And Knowledge (PEAK)
Information Technology
Programme Code
Offering Institution
Institute of Professional Education And Knowledge (PEAK)
Programme Type
Short course
Class Location
Institute of Professional Education and Knowledge (PEAK)
Medium of Instruction
Cantonese supplemented with English
Commencement Date
30 Hour(s)
Contact Hours
Programme Fee
HKD $4,500
Enquiry Email
Programme Details


FinTech represents the technologies which are disrupting traditional financial services, including mobile payments, money transfers, loans, fundraising, peer-to-peer lending, and crowdfunding. It offers entrepreneurs a golden opportunity to win opportunities, customers and market share.



This course aims to equip participants with essential knowledge in innovation and applications of Financial Technology (FinTech). It focuses on the overall context in FinTech including regulatory framework in finance.


Course Contents

• Bitcoin, Crypto currency

• Smart contract, Blockchain

• Payment

• P2P lending

• Crowdfunding, ICO

• Security trading

• Electronic trading

• Fintech from Regulatory perspective

Speaker Profile

Being an IT consultant with over 20 years of experience in the technology sector of financial industry, Mr. Garrick Ho has ample work experience in investment banks and technology companies.  Mr. Ho is currently the development manager of Fidessa (HK) Limited in the FinTech industry.

Medium of Instruction
Cantonese supplemented with English
Entry Requirement
18 years old or above,
Suitable for applicants who are interested in this course

Programme Fee:



Medium of Instruction

Cantonese supplemented with English terms



30 hours, 10 lessons of 3 hours each

Class Remark
Date: 8 Oct 2018 – 10 Dec 2018 (every Monday)
Time: 19:00 – 22:00
Venue: VTC Tower, 27 Wood Road, Wan Chai. Hong Kong
Enrollment Method

EnrollmentPlease use the attached enrollment form and follow the “Notes for Applicants” in the form to apply for courses.All places are allocated on a first-come-first-served basis. Incomplete forms and forms received without payment will be regarded as unsuccessful applications.Deadline for Application7 working days (Exclusive of Saturdays) prior to class commencement date. Notification of Class Commencement Successful applicants will be notified of the class information by the contact method specified on the enrollment form at least 3 working days before class commencement. PEAK will not be responsible for the loss of class notification sent by mail. Please contact us if you do not receive the notification before the class commencement (Tel.: 2836 1906).Course Fees/Receipt For a course commencing within 7 working days at the time of enrollment, trainees are required to settle the course fee by cash.Course fees paid are also non-refundable, except for cases of unsuccessful applications and course cancellation or rescheduling. Fees paid and places enrolled are also not transferable, and request for course swapping will not be entertained.Trainees will sign and collect the receipt at the first lesson. Fees paid after the enrollment deadline may result in delay in receipt issuing. For those who have not collected the receipts at the first lesson, our staff will contact them for picking up / mailing arrangement. PEAK will not be responsible for any loss in mailing. Trainees will be required to pay an administrative charge of HK$100 for their request for each additional receipt copy. Please send crossed cheque payable to “Vocational Training Council” with a written application attention to “The Course Team” of the Institute. (Inquiry: 2836 1862)Enrollment Form for Programme ApplicationPlease download here

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Mr. Cliff Chu
Tel.: 2836 1898

Mr. Coleman Li
Tel.: 3974 3663

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