Professor Yau Shiu Wing Joseph

Centennial College - Professor Yau Shiu Wing Joseph


Professor Yau Shiu Wing Joseph 游紹永教授

Tel (852) 3762 6211


After graduation from the Higher Diploma in Management Accountancy in the Hong Kong Polytechnic in 1978, Dr Joseph Yau has worked as a financial and management accountant in the textile, electronic and computer industries for 6 years before becoming a full-time accounting academic in the Hong Kong Vocational Training Council in 1983. Since then, Dr Joseph Yau has taught accounting subjects in the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, the City University of Hong Kong, and the Open University of Hong Kong before joining the HKU SPACE as the Associate Head of the Division of Accounting in 2005. Then, Dr Joseph Yau joined Centennial College as a Professor and Accounting Major Coordinator since November 2011.


Academic and Professional Qualifications

PhD in Accounting, The University of Glasgow (UK)
MBA, University of Strathclyde (UK)
Technical Teachers' Certificate, HK Technical Teachers' College
Higher Diploma in Accountancy, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Fellow, Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FCPA)
Fellow, Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA)
Fellow, Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (FCMA)
Fellow Member (Academic), Association of International Accountants (FAIA(Acad.))
Fellow, Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (FCIS)
Fellow, Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries (FCS)
Honorary Member, Hong Kong Institute of Accredited Accounting Technicians (HKAT(Hons.))




Research Interests

Management Accounting Development in China
Activity Based Costing and Management
Balanced Scorecard

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