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This is an introductory course in financial management. The course will emphasize on the tools that support business decision making. Students will study essential topics in the financial management of profit-seeking organizations. Topics will include: Goals and functions of financial management, short term financial planning, capital markets, risk and return, valuation of financial assets, cost of capital, and capital budgeting decisions. The course will develop analytical and decision-making skills in finance through the use of theory questions, practical problems, and mini-cases. Many of the problems/assignments will require the application of an electronic spreadsheet program such as Excel.

Overarching Course Goals The overarching goals of this introduction course to personality psychology are to: 

1. Examine some theoretical conceptions within the developing field of personality, based on a framework of important domains of knowledge about personality functioning. 

2. Examine issues in the psychology of personality so that students will come to develop a better understanding of what psychology can offer an account of individual differences. 

Course Intended Learning Outcomes (CILOs) 

By the end of this course, students should be able to: 

1. Demonstrate understanding of key theoretical conceptions within the field of personality based on the major domains of knowledge and from viewpoints of personality theorists covered in the course. 

2. Appreciate the research design and assessment methods of current scientific inquiry in personality psychology while also be able to evaluate the research findings critically. 

3. Develop a critical perspective on some of the ways as psychologists we understand ourselves and our behavior. 

4. Apply personality theories and concepts to situations, familiar or novel, in everyday life.

FN321 Modern Food Safety

1.     Introduction to food safety
The importance of food safety; foodborne illness symptoms and preventive methods; different hazards that occur in food production.

2.     Principles of safe food handling
Safety measures for food production; proper hygienic requirement for food handler; procedures for investigating a foodborne illness outbreak

3.     Food preservation
Methods and principles of different food preservation

4.     Food premises and equipment  
Proper layout and facilities requirement; requirement for creating and maintaining sanitary facilities, including pest control and prevention

5.     Regulations
Hong Kong Food Safety Regulations and inspection

6.     Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP)
Basic principles of HACCP; prerequisite programs; guidelines on implementation of HACCP in a catering enterprise


Knowledge and understanding

This module develops a knowledge and understanding of:
  • The dynamic and changing nature of business and the consideration of the future of organisations within the global business environment, including the management of risk
  • Leadership, management and development of people including the implications of the legal context
  • Leadership, management and development of organisations including the implications of the legal context
  • The development of appropriate policies and strategies within a changing environment to meet stakeholder interests
  • The need for individuals and organisations to manage responsibly and sustainably and behave ethically in relation to social, cultural, economic and environmental issues
  • The design, development of organisations, including cross-cultural issues, change, diversity and values
  • Ability to recognise and address ethical dilemmas and corporate social responsibility issues, applying ethical and organisational values to situations and choices.

The MSc in Strategic Business Management aimed at graduates who have an interest in developing an in-depth knowledge and a critical understanding of the key aspects of strategic business and management. In particular, those who are looking to pursue, advance or switch to a career in business management will benefit from this course.

You will develop a broad understanding of the most important concepts in management with a strategic perspective. De Broc prides itself on the depth and practical relevance of the knowledge delivered on its programmes by academics with practical experience. You will apply theoretical concepts and business models to real-life case studies, in a practice based environment. The course can be studied online or on campus. This degree is ideal for those interested in a future career in business and management, including roles such as manager, consultant, analyst or entrepreneur.



Approaches to Mental Health Psychology is designed to equip you with an in-depth knowledge of psychological theory relevant to the improvement and maintenance of psychological well-being and sound mental health in adults. It's ideal if you are intending to work – or are already employed – in health care, counselling, social care and related areas.