HSBC Financial Dialogue Series

Leadership Institute
University Students

Head start to a career in the financial industry

For business students, the accelerated learning opportunity to attend:

  1. A series of financial dialogue sessions with world-class financial experts

  2. Exclusive networking sessions with distinguished financial leaders

  3. Case study workshops to put innovative ideas in action

  4. An alumni club which connects future financial leaders

Our Objective

The HSBC Financial Dialogue Series is a continuous programme which aims to engage over 300 local university students and HSBC Scholars in the discipline of finance, business and economics each year. Through interactive dialogue sessions with prestigious leaders and financial experts, as well as the exclusive accelerated learning programme afterwards, participants will be able to:

  • Recognise and acquire the relevant knowledge on global financial trends and issues;
  • Apply critical thinking skills, business ethics and social responsibilities to address such financial issues; and
  • Acquire effective communication skills through making presentations and networking with professionals; and
  • Execute their practical knowledge through capstone project study

Seeking youth leaders who have:

• Strong interests in becoming a financial leader
• Outstanding academic performance
• Outstanding extra-curricular performance
• Commitment to serve the community


• Non-final year students currently undertaking a full-time programme at universities in Hong Kong

• Be recommended by the Dean of the Business Faculty/ School of the university

• Current or former holders of leadership positions at universities are preferred

• Have a commitment to serve the community

• Demonstrate good conduct and outstanding academic/extra-curricular performance


Participants must fulfil the requirements below : 

• Attend the Induction Session

• Attend 3 Financial Dialogue Sessions


• Attend the Induction Session

• Attend at least 2 Financial Dialogue Sessions

• Attend at least 1 Accelerated Learning Programme

** Certificate shall be granted to participants who fulfil the above requirements.

** The offer of exclusive accelerated learning opportunities will be determined by participants’ performance, resume, attendance and punctuality.

** Each university can nominate up to 50 students. Preference will be given to the top 30 nominations from each university.

Application ProcedureDate
Submit Online Application Form on or before5 March 2019
Release of Admission Result7 March 2019


*As of 1 March 2019

Financial Innovation Case Study Project
(Accelerated Learning Programme)

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