Students from ABA General Management (ABAGM) and ABA Accounting (ABAA) had received the Bronze Award in the Personal Finance Ambassador Programme 2020/21, co-organised by HKEX Foundation, Investor and Financial Education Council, and St. James Settlement.
The Personal Finance Ambassador Programme is co-organized by HKEX Foundation Limited, IFEC and St. James’ Settlement. Personal financial management is an important life skills for tertiary students as they become more financial independent. Students are required to form a team and be trained as Personal Finance Ambassadors, then the team will develop and implement a financial education project to promote financial education messages to students at their own institutions.
“As the captain of our team, I was mainly responsible for giving the team members a plan outline so that they had a clear direction and monitoring their work progress. It was my honor to cooperate with them, and I could make the good friends in the competitions.” (WONG Man Chun, ABAGM student)
“Although the purpose of the activity was to improve the knowledge of our school’s students on financial management, I had also benefited a lot during the preparation process. By preparing the projects, I had more opportunities to learn about financial management in my daily life.” (NG Yik Lung, ABAGM student)
“The busiest time for our studies was during the preparation for the activities. Although the workload had increased, I had no regrets about participating in the Personal Financial Ambassador Program because when I saw my classmates get joy in the game, it's all worth it.” (Chung Ching, ABAGM student)
“Through the complementarity of our team members, I deeply understood the power of a team. In addition, I also benefited a lot from this competition. Not only did I learn knowledge that was not available in books, but also presented it in a vivid form, which made the knowledge more interesting and made me more interested in financial knowledge.” (Wong Kit Ying, ABAA student)
“In this personal finance ambassador programme, I was in charge of filming and publicity work. In this event, not only did I learn more about financial management, but I also tried different professional skills, which benefited me a lot.” (Hui Ka Wai, ABAGM student)
“Our team members are very enthusiastic. I was very fortunate to be able to recognize everyone in the process of participating in such a meaningful event. I belived the most important thing is the knowledge, friendship and experience gained in this event.” (Sze Shuk Yee, ABAGM student)