WAM Pilot Programme

Funded by the HKSAR Government, The Pilot Programme to Enhance Talent Training for the Asset and Wealth Management Sector (WAM Pilot Programme) was launched in 2016 to enhance talent training for the asset and wealth management sector as part of the government''s effort to facilitate the sustainable long-term development of the sector.

Playing an important role in supporting the development of talent in the banking and financial services industry in Hong Kong, the HKIB is proud to support the Programme. The following training programmes, developed and run by the HKIB, are eligible for the Financial Incentive Scheme for Professional Training under the WAM Pilot Programme:

1. Certified Banker (CB)

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Credit Management for Certified Bankers
  • - Bank Lending/ Credit Risk Management

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Treasury Management for Certified Bankers
  • - Bank Asset and Liability Management/ Treasury Markets and Operations

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Operations Management for Certified Bankers
  • - Banking Law and Practice/ Operational Risk Management

2.  ECF on Retail Wealth Management (RWM)

  • Professional Certificate for ECF on Retail Wealth Management (RWM)

         - Regulatory Environment for Banking and Financial Planning
         - Investment Planning
         - Essentials of Banking
         - Insurance and Retirement Planning
         - Investment and Asset Management : Product Solutions
         - Investment and Asset Management: Alternative and Wealth Solutions
         - Financial Planning and Wealth Management

3. ECF on Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT)

  • Advanced Certificate for ECF on Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT)

4. Certified Private Wealth Professional (CPWP) Module 2 – Ethics and Compliance

  • Regulatory Regime in Hong Kong and Requirement on Sale of Investment Products
  • Relevant Laws and Regulations relating to Client Engagement and Relationship Building
  • Ethics and Practical Application of Legal and Regulatory Requirements for Private Banking
  • Risk Management, Risk Governance and Risk Culture of Private Wealth Management Institutions

5. Certificate Programmes

  • Certificate in Bank Lending
  • Certificate in Credit Risk Management
  • Certificate in Bank Asset and Liability Management
  • Certificate in Treasury Markets and Operations
  • Certificate in Banking Law and Practice
  • Certificate in Operational Risk Management
  • Certificate in Essentials of Banking and Financial Planning


Details of the WAM Pilot Programme, including the application procedures and forms, are available at www.wamtalent.org.hk

For any enquiries related to the WAM Pilot Programme, please contact Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute at (852) 3120 6100 or email to info@wamtalent.org.hk.