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MSGF 15th Anniversary Celebration

The HKUST-NYU Stern MS in Global Finance Program embarked its journey in 2007 and 2022 marks the 15th Anniversary of the program. We have invited Professor Menachem Brenner, Professor Kasper Nielsen and Professor Jialin Yu to speak the development of the program for the past 15 years. Join us in celebrating the MSGF 15th Anniversary!

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Empowering Female Executives for Career Development

Sze Yan Bessodes (Class of 2019) chose to start the MSGF program while she was pregnant with her baby girl. As a female, the program not only boosted her competitiveness in the finance industry but also provided flexibility for her as working mum to balance priorities and perform at studies.

Let's learn more about how Sze Yan got the most from the MSGF Program!

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Equips for Career Progression

William Lin (CL2020), currently Senior Software Engineer and Senior Management, OBKL Technology Company Limited started the MSGF program in such a challenging time. The MSGF program not only equipped himself for the new normal but also helped him for career progression. 

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Best Decision in COVID-19 Era

Jerry Lin (CL2021), Managing Director and Head of Finance of China Reserve Securities Limited, shared how the program helped him in advancing his skill sets and his career in the midst of pandemic.

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MSGF Alumni Sharing Info Session

We are glad to have the alumni from MSGF Class of 2020 - Elaine Ng, Vice President of Goldman Sachs and Daniel Ohn, Investment Banking Associate of J.P. Morgan, to share their study experience and advice.  

If you have following questions...  

- Why they chose the MSGF program but not an MBA program? 

- How they found the study experience in MSGF program particularly in the pandemic? 

- How they learnt from the faculty and established their global network with the experienced professionals? 

- How the program helped their career and business development?  

You will have a clue from the video. 

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Tips for CXO to Expand Your Global Opportunities Copy

Lara Sif Hrafnkelsdottir, CFO and COO of Valens-Laurus Capital Management based in New York, enjoyed the global learning journey of MSGF program. She has broadened her financial outlook and expanded her global opportunities. She has also sharpened her financial technical skills and is more up to date on global markets. Further, she has gained much more exposure on Asian markets and FinTech than before. Watch her video for more advice.

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From MSGF to Success - Knowledge, Experience and Network

Peony Lee (CL2019), Vice President and Responsible Officer of First Capital International Finance Limited and Director of Hong Kong Securities Association shares how to be successful in the ever-changing financial world.

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Understand Finance and Asia from Inside Out

Eric Waggoner (CL2019), Managing Partner of Waggoner Group based in Michigan, found MSGF program gave him fulfillment on the finance knowledge, instant connection to every corner of financial markets and learning about Asia. His best advice is "Stop thinking about it and to just do it". Learn more about his experience and comments on MSGF program from his video.

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MSGF program equips female executives to compete in the challenging finance market

Winnie Liu, Alternative Investment Specialist of HSBC Private Bank based in Hong Kong, shares how the unique features of MSGF program equips finance professionals to further develop their career or business and how female executives stay competitive in the finance industry.

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How MSGF opens up opportunities for women in finance industry

Chaitali Dutta, Founder of Azuke Personal Finance Advisory from India, and Mpho Mtsi, Corporate Finance Transactor of Tamela Holdings from South Africa, are both from MSGF Class of 2018. They both find the MSGF program helping them to delve into the finance knowledge, develop lifelong friendship and open up opportunities.

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How MSGF helps Japanese senior finance professional to stay competitive

The reason I join MSGF was very simple, I wanted to upgrade my knowledge base with a program that give me a truly global perspective with local insight. MSGF program is well-designed that you get to learn new theory and development in finance but at the same time you can still deepen your knowledge on the key financial concepts...

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Japanese Finance Professional recommends MSGF

Erika Lee (CL2018), Global Head of Real Estate Development & Asset Management from K.K. Booja shares her experience in HKUST-NYU Stern MS in Global Finance program (MSGF). MSGF is exactly the type of program that is relevant to finance executives in Asia as they get to interact and develop life-long relationship with financial professionals...

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