MPF Ratings has partnered with Kaplan Professional Australia to deliver the MPF MoneyMaster Certificate to help promote financial knowledge and wellness in and out of the workplace in Hong Kong. MPF Ratings is Hong Kong’s leading provider of independent Mandatory Provident Fund scheme research, ratings, views and opinions. Kaplan Professional is Australia’s leading provider of specialist financial services education and training. The 100% online and highly practical short course is designed for human resources (HR) executives to improve their knowledge about MPF schemes and how to choose the best ones for their organisation, while enhancing their professional resume. It also provides employers and HR executives in Hong Kong an effective solution for ongoing professional education in practical money concepts related to MPF schemes, for the benefit of their employees. The MPF MoneyMaster Certificate features 13 engaging video episodes encompassed within one interactive digital module in Ontrack, Kaplan Professional Australia’s world-class continuing education platform. Each of the 13 episodes will take approximately 10 minutes to complete and feature a short knowledge check. Participants will be eligible to apply for the MoneyMaster Certificate with MPF Ratings when they complete an overall multiple-choice assessment at the conclusion of the short course. Some of the 13 episodes include ‘The Rookie’, ‘Squid Game’, ‘Don’t Forget The Jam’, ‘Fooling Around’ and ‘Trouble In The Suez’. MPF Ratings Executive Chairman Francis Chung said the MoneyMaster Certificate is a financial wellness and socially responsible commitment to Hong Kong’s corporates and their employees. “With average individual account balances now at meaningful levels, the importance of educating MPF’s 4.57 million members on financial matters is critical. “Employers, especially those placing importance on employee financial wellness, are excellent champions of financial education within MPF as they continue to have responsibility for initially selecting a MPF scheme for staff. “MPF Ratings is delighted to work with Kaplan Professional Australia, a global leader in financial services education, to bring the first HR-focused MPF certificate course to market,” he said. Kaplan Professional Australia CEO Brian Knight said he was delighted to partner with MPF Ratings to deliver a much-needed MPF short course to the Hong Kong market. “We are delighted to work with MPF Ratings as we establish ourselves as a high-quality provider of specialist education for the financial services sector in Asia. “Each of the 13 video episodes offers engaging and insightful knowledge in bite-sized chunks of learning, with significant benefit for both employers and employees from a workplace corporate and social responsibility perspective. “Through our Ontrack continuing education platform, we hope to deliver an empowering and innovative learning experience, where learners are able to conveniently complete the MPF MoneyMaster Certificate anytime and anywhere,” he said. Fidelity and Principal are two MPF schemes that have been supportive of the initiative and will be the first to offer the short course to their members. The MPF MoneyMaster Certificate is Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Authority (MPFA) Recognised Continuing Training Hours – 2 CPD Hours (non-core). The short course is available in both English and Chinese sub-titled. Enrolments for the MPF MoneyMaster Certificate are now open. Learners can enrol anytime and complete the short course within three months of enrolment.