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Course on "Hong Kong Statistics for Business"

Course on "Hong Kong Statistics for Business"

Course summary

This course is offered by the School of Professional and Continuing Education (SPACE) of the University of Hong Kong (HKU) in collaboration with the Census and Statistics Department (C&SD). It is designed to put managers, administrators and planners in closer touch with the statistical data available in Hong Kong, and to show how such data may be used to assist in business and forecasting. The course is an integrated series of lectures by professionals from C&SD.

The course covers the following topics:
Introduction to official statistics and sample surveys
Population statistics and projections : Research and marketing
Labour, price and wage statistics : Personnel management and manpower planning
Trade statistics : Market research, trade promotion, analysis and forecasting of merchandise trade
Manufacturing and construction industries, distributive trades and services statistics : Comparing profitability and performance, evaluating local market size, and assessing extent and nature of competition?
National income statistics : Gross Domestic Product and its components
Monetary and financial statistics : Analysis and applications

Date : 11 September to 9 October 2019 (every Wednesday)

Time : 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

No. of lectures : 5

Entry Requirement


Address of the institution


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HKU School of Professional and Continuing Education (HKU SPACE)

Programme type

Integrated series of lectures

Academic structure

Part time

Duration of study

(N/A) year(s)

Time for application

13/08/2019 - 10/09/2019

Application fee



2582 4734 (Phone)