Hang Seng Management College (HSMC) follows the footsteps of its successful predecessor, Hang Seng School of Commerce (HSSC) which was founded in 1980, with funding from the S H Ho Foundation, several Hang Seng Bank founding directors, and Hang Seng Bank Limited. From 1980 to 2009, HSSC was a pioneering and leading provider of post-secondary programmes in business and related areas.
HSMC aims to become a leading non-profit-making private university in Hong Kong. As of 2016, HSMC has five Schools (Business, Communication, Decision Sciences, Humanities & Social Science, and Translation) with a student population of around 5,000 and close to 200 full-time academic staff members. HSMC has currently offered 14 four-year bachelor’s degree (Honours) programmes and the College's first master's degree programme - MA in Translation (Business and Legal), all of which were accredited by the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications (HKCAAVQ).
Adopting the unique “Liberal + Professional” education model, HSMC is a modern residential-type and university-level college which puts quality teaching and students’ all rounded development as its highest priorities. Aspiring to be a leading private university in Hong Kong, HSMC features top-quality faculty members, award-winning green campus facilities, innovative degree programmes, impactful research on corporate sustainability, and excellent student support services, with the aim to nurture young talents with independent thinking, innovative minds, human caring spirit, and responsible citizenship.