CPD Planner (Issue no. 159)
Issue no. 159 (18 April 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 e-learning programmes 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.

New! 41 new courses on topics such as corporate finance, industry knowledge, information technology, management, leadership and soft skills and risk management are now available.
Completion of the 2018/19 profits tax return
Proposed enhanced tax deductions for certain expenditures incurred in research and development activities
Transfer pricing series
Part 1: Arm's length principle under rule 1, trading stock and intra-group services
Part 2: Separate enterprise principle, intangibles and financial transactions
Part 3: Transfer pricing documentation, cost contribution arrangements and penalties
  Tailor-made online courses on:
Corporate finance
Common impairment issues on listed companies and their mitigations
Convertible bond mechanics
Fundamentals of investment in bonds
Fundamentals of structured finance
Introductory to corporate action of Hong Kong listed companies
Planting COO DNA for CFO: How can a CFO transform into Chief Financial Operation Officer in M&As?
Corporate governance
Management accounting (in partnership with CIMA)
Click here for details and to enrol online.
  Archived webcast of popular technical face-to-face events:
Annual auditing update 2018 – Staying relevant and trusted
Annual accounting update 2018 – Overcoming the implementation challenges together
Quality assurance forum – Know more about practice review
Annual taxation update 2018
Click here for details and to enrol online.
About 100 e-manager courses covering a wide range of management and business skills topics to provide flexible, tablet-friendly, online learning. Click here for details and online enrolment.
Click here to enrol in a range of online courses on financial markets.
Webinar on how to make effective use of the Anti-money laundering procedures manual for accountants
Professional skepticism e-Learning programme for audit partners and managers – Online course on how to enhance the ability to apply skeptical thinking to audit work
HKICPA/Open University of Hong Kong – Online courses on Chinese Business Law
accountingcpd.net e-learning courses – Online courses on accounting and business related topics
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
Current affairs series – Fostering social upward mobility in Hong Kong
New regimes for trust and company service providers and significant controllers registers
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