CPD Planner (Issue no. 154)
Issue no. 154 (1 February 2019)
Now in the first quarter of the 2018-19 CPD reporting year, you may wish to consider the skills that you would like to develop in 2019 and find suitable learning events provided by the Hong Kong Institute of CPAs to help you develop such skills. The events listed below may help you gain new knowledge and develop the skills needed.

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.

13 Feb Transforming Hong Kong through entrepreneurship – Study insights
15 Feb Understanding early childhood development (free event)
17 & 24 Feb Business engineering – From CPA to CPA Plus
22 Feb How environmental due diligence affects M&A deal conditions
28 Feb Introduction to the Reverse Mortgage Programme
1 Mar Outlook of the Hong Kong and Mainland China economies
Institute/ Hong Kong Institute of Directors joint workshops
4 Mar Role of a company director – Board practices
7 Mar Role of a company director – Overview of legal and regulatory framework
15 Mar Independent non-executive directors – Issues and considerations
20 Mar INEDs – Role and fulfillment
Internal control
4 Mar Managing fraud risks in your organization
15 Mar Investigative powers and procedures of SFC and ICAC
Wealth management
22 Feb A.I. era: The reform of Hong Kong's wealth management industry
6 Mar Investment for the super-rich vs the masses, A.I. bridges the gap
Mar – Jun Professional Diploma in Insolvency
China today
1 Mar Outlook of the Hong Kong and Mainland China economies
24 Apr The latest development of the Greater Bay Area
Corporate finance
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
Soft skills
25 Feb Managing change in the "VUCA" business environment
5 Mar Coping with EQ and stress at workplace from a neurological perspective
22 Mar Securing your jobs against artificial intelligence
2 Apr Growth mindset: empowering yourself for all-round improvements
10 Apr Coaching for managers – Engaging individuals for improved performance
20 May Engaging the millennials at workplace to create synergy
12 Mar Dual seminar: trying corporate actors – A critique of deferred prosecution agreements, and the misuse of corporate vehicles: concealing (and revealing) beneficial ownership
16 Mar Accountancy Forum on Contemporary Issues in Accounting
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