CPD Planner (Issue no. 156)
Issue no. 156 (1 March 2019)
CPD can help you develop the knowledge and skills needed for success in the age of Accounting Plus. The Hong Kong Institute of CPAs organizes CPD courses on a wide range of subjects. Take a look at some of the upcoming and find suitable courses to help you gain new knowledge and acquire the skills that you need.

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.

5 Mar Coping with EQ and stress at workplace from a neurological perspective
6 Mar Investment for the super-rich vs the masses, A.I. bridges the gap
12 Mar A closer look at the United States trade measures against Mainland China
18 Mar Valuation, audit review, and scrutiny beyond
19 Mar Board effectiveness
23 Mar Business strategies in practice for accountants
2 Apr Growth mindset: Empowering yourself for all-round improvements
Corporate finance
6 Mar Analysing a company research report
Corporate governance: 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 Independent non-executive directors – Role and fulfillment
30 Apr Anti-corruption information disclosure in ESG reports [Free for members]
Industry knowledge
8 Mar Fintech and the future of money and marketplace
Management accounting: Institute/ CIMA joint workshop
31 Mar,
6 & 14 Apr
Risk management (re-run)
Management, leadership and soft skills
22 Mar Securing your jobs against artificial intelligence
15 Mar Update on the Mainland China IIT reform
21 Mar Recent Hong Kong profits tax development on the fund regime
25 Mar BEPS requirement: Profit split method in the context of global value chain
Mar – Jun Professional Diploma in Insolvency
Best corporate governance awards
20 Mar Tips on improving corporate governance and becoming an award winner
28 Mar Tips on improving sustainability practices and becoming an award winner
China today
24 Apr The latest development of the Greater Bay Area
Corporate finance
Case studies workshops:
30 Mar Connected transactions under chapter 14A of the listing rules
24 Apr Practical insights of alternative investment: Private equity
27 Apr Continuing obligations of listed company under chapter 13 of the listing rules
13 Apr Meeting the corporate governance challenges in the new economy
17 Apr Key compliance and company secretarial practices in Hong Kong
29 Apr How to do pre-IPO investment
Enterprise resource planning (ERP) implementation – Best practices, controls and governance
23 Mar Stabilization and post-implementation review
29 Mar Artificial intelligence and machine learning
8 Apr Blockchain's disruptive impact on the world
26 Apr Applications of blockchain for SMEs
7 May Digital transformation and artificial intelligence
15 Apr Blockchain 101 and cryptocurrencies
27 May Building an intelligent enterprise with the new ABC: Artificial intelligence, Blockchain and Cloud computing
Internal control
4 Mar Managing fraud risks in your organization
15 Mar Investigative powers and procedures of SFC and ICAC
Soft skills
10 Apr Coaching for managers – Engaging individuals for improved performance
20 May Engaging the millennials at work 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
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