EVENTS

[Webinar] Investing in Dragons – a closer look into the investment opportunities in China education industry

Events Details (Code: 210708LU-CEX)


Hear from Ms. Mariana Kou, Executive Director and CEO at Research Study Education Group, as she will have a closer look into the China education industry with the audience. 

In this webinar, Ms. Kou will examine the following topics:
-         Long-term outlook of China education industry
-           What are the growth drivers?
-           What are the key risks to the industry?
-           What are the key trends and opportunities in the primary and secondary markets?
-           Who are the key players in K-12, higher education and informal education?
 
Remarks:
 
-        This webinar is a complimentary event for Society members.  A webinar fee HK$150 will apply to registrants who are CFA exam candidates and non-members.
 
-        To qualify for CPT/CE hours, all participants (members, candidates and non-members) must attend the full webinar.  After the webinar, Society staff will verify participants’ check-in and check-out time from the registration system for the purpose of issuing CPT Attendance Letters.  No pro-rata credit hours will be awarded.
 
-        For candidates and non-members, please click the “Register” button above to complete the online payment and registration by 6 Jul 2021.  Please note that no registrations will be processed after this date.
 
-        Upon completion of online registration on Society website, registrants will receive an email notification from info@cfahk.org. Society staff will then verify the registration details, registrant’s identity and payment status.  Zoom webinar join link will be emailed to eligible registrants 3 working days before the webinar.
 
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About the Speaker


Ms. Mariana Kou
Executive Director and CEO
Research Study Education Group


Mariana Kou is executive director and CEO of Research Study Education Group. Prior to this role, she was an award-winning equity research analyst specializing in the China education industry and the global luxury goods sector. Mariana started her banking career in New York at Lehman Brothers, and was most recently Head of China Education and HK Consumer Research at brokerage and investment group CLSA, where she was involved in ten education IPOs. In 2020, she published her first book “Investing in Dragons: Education Industry and Capital Markets”. She also serves as board advisor to EDTXU: US and education ventures, and has been keynote speakers and panelists at government and industry conferences as well as interviewed regularly by international media.

Mariana was appointed Senator for China by the World Business Angels Investment Forum, an affiliated partner of the G20 Global Partnership for Financial Inclusion (GPFI) in Jun 2020. She is the founder of Asia Education Society, a member of ForbesWomen Forum, and the founding co-lead of Columbia Venture Community's Hong Kong chapter. She sits on the board of Zonta Club of NTII and was also a founding committee member of Children’s Medical Foundation’s social impact fellowship program in collaboration with Dwight Hall at Yale.

Mariana is a current student of the University of Southern California's global executive doctor of education program. She holds an MBA from Columbia Business School and is a graduate of Stanford Innovation and Entrepreneurship certificate program. She received her BBA from the University of Notre Dame with magna cum laude and Raymond P. Kent Award. She is a CFA charterholder and a member of global business honor society Beta Gamma Sigma and economics honor society Omicron Delta Epsilon.
 


Rating - General 
Material presented will be basic and of interest to a general audience having no background in the area. 


CFA Societies Global Passport Program



CFA Society Hong Kong has participated in the CFA Societies Global Passport Program which allows CFA society members to enjoy local society member rate at selected events like this luncheon.  Members of non-CFA Society Hong Kong CFA Institute societies qualify to attend this event at CFA Society Hong Kong member rates.  Please contact CFA Society Hong Kong at 
info@cfahk.org to register. 
This webinar is a complimentary event for Society members.  A webinar fee HK$150 will apply to registrants who are CFA exam candidates and non-members.
  
CPT Attendance Letter
 
To qualify for CPT/CE hours, all participants (members and non-members) must attend the full webinar.  After the webinar, Society staff will verify participants’ check-in and check-out time from the registration system for the purpose of issuing CPT Attendance Letters.  No pro-rata credit hours will be awarded.


Other Details:

* CFA Societies Global Passport Program Eligible

- The event will be conducted in English.
- The webinar link and email confirmation will be sent to registrant upon successful online registration. 
- A webinar reminder will be sent out 1 day before the event. If you have not received the email confirmation and reminder, it is the delegate's responsibility to contact CFA Society Hong Kong to confirm their place.
- The webinar will be conducted on Zoom.
To qualify for CPT/CE hours, participants must attend the full webinar.
- Please log in the webinar link 10 mins in advance of the session start time to allow some time to solve the technical issues (if any) and the webinar will start promptly at 12:30 pm.
- For attendance-taking purpose, participants’ names and company names (if any) may be given to the speaker of this event.
- CFA Society Hong Kong will closely monitor and assess the ongoing situation of COVID-19 in the community.  Should there be any changes to the event dates and other arrangements, we will notify participants via SMS and/or email.  Notices will also be posted on Society’s website.  Please stay alert with our notifications.
- The event organizers reserve the right to change the format, date or speakers of the event due to unforeseen circumstances without prior notice.
 
- In case of dispute, the decision of CFA Society Hong Kong is final, and no further correspondences will be entertained.