CPD Planner (Issue no. 160)
Issue no. 160 (6 May 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 the knowledge and skills that you need to become a true Accountant Plus.

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.

9 May Securing your jobs against artificial intelligence
20 May Joint seminar with HKCEA FAASC (香港中國企業協會 財會專業委員會): Impacts of Greater Bay Area development on accounting professionals (大灣區發展對財會專業人員的影響)
28 May Update on revised HKSA 540 auditing accounting estimates and related disclosures and consequential amendments to other Hong Kong standards
30 May The trend of office rentals
Institute/ Hong Kong Institute of Directors joint workshops:
Risk management
10 May Board practical approach for prevention and detection of fraud
17 May ESG issues and corporate sustainability for directors
21 May Risk management and internal control
Accounting and financial reporting
22 May Valuation of state-owned enterprise corporate transactions
Corporate finance
11 May Understanding facility letters and term sheets for accountants – case studies workshop
Ethics and regulations
16 May Overview of AML/CTF requirements for accountants
18 May Anti-money laundering workshop [Full]
3 Jun Seminar on "Happy 5.25th birthday Cap 622"
Forensic accounting
28 May The role of independent market share data – An activist investor's perspective
18 Jun Managing corporate fraud and risk in Asia
Industry knowledge
21 May Decoding Loco London Gold fraud
Risk management
19 & 26 May Business engineering – From CPA to CPA Plus
9 May Taxation on digital services
11 May China tax conference 2019
20 May Transfer pricing series – Part 4: Transfer pricing audit and penalties, advance pricing arrangement and mutual agreement procedure
28 May Managing global mobility in times of uncertainty
31 May Update on UK tax & customs legislation relevant to Hong Kong
13 Jun Handling tax disputes in Hong Kong
Corporate finance
Case studies workshops:
15 May Practical insight: Financing methods for SMEs (session 1)
31 May Practical insight: Financing methods for SMEs (session 2)
8 Jun Understanding credit derivatives
15 Jun Commercial lending
29 Jun Analysing qualitative aspects of HK-listed company
29 May Analysing credit-linked structured products
12 Jun Practical guidance and issues relating to company secretarial works in Hong Kong [Full]
26 Jun Analysing currency-linked structured products
7 May Digital transformation and artificial intelligence
HKFRS series
May – Jun HKFRS15 Revenue from contracts with customers
May – Jun HKFRS16 Leases
Institute/ Hong Kong Institute of Directors joint workshops:
Enhancing corporate value
31 May Insight: Understand how fund managers evaluate corporate values
5 Jun Corporate rescue procedure and insolvent trading
10 Jun The new Companies Ordinance – Directors' liabilities and responsibilities
14 Jun Investor relations for listed companies
Soft skills
20 May Engaging the millennials at workplace to create synergy
Workshops for listing on HKEX
29 Jun Session 8: Prospectus and related documents for listing
21 May BPP financial crime prevention symposium - 15% discount for Institute members registering with the code "HKG-HKICPA19"
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