CPD Planner (Issue no. 171)
Issue no. 171 (18 October 2019)
The Hong Kong Institute of CPAs continually looks for ways to help you work smarter and more efficiently, gain new knowledge and develop the skills needed for the future. At present, close to 500 e-learning programmes are available for you to meet the CPD requirement wherever you are and whenever you want. See the highlights below.

Install the Institute's events app (iOS / Android), or visit the CPD learning resource centre and event calendar to enrol in professional development courses and upcoming training opportunities relevant to your needs.

New e-learning courses on IT-related topics
Forty-two e-learning courses, offered in collaboration with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants are now available. The courses mainly cover information technology-related topics such as artificial intelligence, blockchain, cybersecurity and data analytics. Other topics include financial forecasting and financial planning.
Tailor-made online courses on corporate finance, corporate governance, taxation and management accounting (in partnership with CIMA). Click here for details and to enrol online.
Archived webcast of popular technical face-to-face events.
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A course on valuing intangible assets developed by the International Institute of Business Valuers.
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A programme, From CPA to CPA Plus (FCCP), developed in collaboration with the Hong Kong Institute of Business Engineers.
Click here for details and online enrolment.
Over 140 e-manager courses covering a wide range of management and business skills topics to provide flexible, tablet-friendly, online learning:
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Over 100 online courses on financial markets:
Subscription fees for e-Finance course have been reduced. Click here for details and online enrolment.
Over 100 online courses on accounting and business related topics:
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Webinar on how to make effective use of the Anti-money laundering procedures manual for accountants
HKICPA/Open University of Hong Kong – Online courses on Chinese Business Law
Archived webinar Valuing Financial Instruments offered by iiBV
e-Finance course Corporate finance – Capital structure and liquidity
Key recommendations in the HKICPA report on improving corporate governance in Hong Kong (2017)
Four 1-hour courses on pivot tables, ethical issues, presenting data, and customer key performance indicators offered by accountingcpd.net
Click here to see all e-learning courses. The Institute also provides face-to-face events, stay tuned and click here to check out the latest events by date.
The anti-money laundering procedures manual for accountants is now available for purchase at the Institute. The manual includes templates for AML procedures and practices and help sheets, all designed to help practitioners with the Hong Kong regulatory regime.
Free subscription to the ICAEW's premium service on International Standards about technical and practical updates and resources.
The 2016 edition of the Institute's Audit Practice Manual with useful resources supporting your audit work.
The Hong Kong Corporate Insolvency Manual (4th edition) has emerged as the leading resource for accounting and legal professionals with the latest significant developments in insolvency law and practice.
You can input your CPD hours (including CPD training organized by outside providers) in MyCPA. Although it is not equivalent to your CPD declaration, this online record helps you keep track of your CPD achievements. It also lists your enrolment status for CPD courses.
Over 7,700 e-books and 300 e-journals are now available in our e-Library.
Compliance with CPD requirements is one of the conditions for renewing your membership and practising certificate. Click here to learn more about Statement 1.500 and updated guidelines.
Any suggestions for our CPD programmes? Share your views at hkicpa@hkicpa.org.hk