The University of Macau (UM) Centre for Continuing Education (CCE) organised a 3-month Designated Training Course on Finance and Statistics for students of Yunnan University, this programme is combined with offline and online, offline part has completed from Jan 10th to 14th and the online part has also completed on Apr 15th.

During the five-day offline training course, the students attended various professional lectures, topics include Cross-cultural communication and global perspective, Application of blockchain and artificial intelligence in financial technology, how innovation and technology drive regional economic and Critical Thinking, Critical Decision Making and Leadership. The students also visited different units of UM, including the UM Wu Yee Sun Library, UM Gallery, and a residential college.

The online part has deeply explored the topics of finance and statistics, including financial engineering, securities investment, financial mathematics, financial derivatives, applied regression analysis and nonparametric statistics. Many of the students say they are impressed with the international teaching quality at UM and the success of Macao in the implementation of its epidemic prevention and control measures, adding that they would like come back to UM for further studies.

Yunnan University is a national key university, a national “Double First-Class” initiative university and university under 211 project. The CCE will continue to develop training programmes with quality mainland universities to promote collaboration between UM and higher education institutions in Mainland China.