CPD Planner (Issue no. 152)
Issue no. 152 (4 January 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. The events listed below provide additional learning to meet the CPD requirement.

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.

16 Jan Predicting Investor Behaviours by Blood Type
23 Jan New Economy Companies under the New Listing Rules in Hong Kong
24 – 26 Jan CGMA finance leadership program: Special offer to QP-qualified Institute members
13 Feb Transforming Hong Kong through entrepreneurship
Environmental, social and governance
8 Jan Overview of ESG reporting and greenhouse gas accounting/ carbon trading
18 Jan Interpretation of ESG rating and responses
22 Feb How environmental due-diligence affect M&A deal conditions
Management, leadership and soft skills
21 Jan Motivating staff by creating a value edge
22 Jan Decision making : How to make appropriate decisions for better results
Corporate finance
  Red Flag alerts for HK listed companies case studies workshop:
14 Jan Session 1
23 Jan Session 2
30 Jan Analyzing equity-linked structured products
16 Feb Notifiable transactions under chapter 14 of the Listing Rules case studies workshop
20 Feb Insights of leveraged buyout case studies workshop
22 Feb Global trade finance: Practical approach for accountants case studies workshop
26 Feb Practical insights of alternative investments: Hedge funds
Enterprise resource planning implementation – Best practices, controls and governance
23 Feb Training, cutover and go live
23 Mar Stabilization and post implementation review
Risk management – Professional liability
  Professional liability:
7 Jan Part II – Cyber liability
1 Feb Part III – Claims from your customers
Click here to see all face-to-face events by date. The Institute also provides e-learning courses, stay tuned and click here to check the latest courses available.
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