CPD Planner (Issue no. 162)
Issue no. 162 (6 June 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.

From 15 Jun Financial Controllership Programme
17 Jun Hong Kong IPO offering structures and GEM placing guideline
20 Jun SMP Delegation to Huizhou
Company secretary series
25 Jun Overview of the companies ordinance (Cap. 622) and some of the pitfalls (Session 1) [Full]
10 Jul Overview of the companies ordinance (Cap. 622) and some of the pitfalls (Session 2) [Full]
6 Aug Directors' and officers' duties in various situations
22 Aug Risk management and crisis management
Fintech series – Cybersecurity and data protection
28 Jun Smart applications of big data
24 Jul Cybersecurity threats and privacy
19 Aug IT security and cloud security for SMPs/ SMEs
9 Jul The implication of the EU's General Data Protection Regulation on local companies
6 Aug How cybersecurity becomes the culture of a sustainable company
Soft skills series
24 Jun Project fundamental – Engage team members to achieve project result
15 Jul Goal setting – Demonstrate competence with measurable goals
12 Aug Staff commitment – Develop a committed team with high performance
20 Aug Gaining influence – Build credibility and influence people to accept your ideas
29 Aug Leading people through change: Transform business operation efficiency
10 Sep Leading high performing teams: Maximise revenue generating machine
Auditing and assurance
19 Jul Seminar on open-ended fund companies – A new corporate fund regime in Hong Kong
Corporate finance
26 Jun Analysing currency-linked structured products
24 Jul Analysing warrants – The basics
31 Jul Analysing callable bull-bear contracts
3 Aug Options trading and its applications
10 Aug Bond investments – Theory and applications
Case studies workshops:
15 Jun Commercial lending
29 Jun Analysing qualitative aspects of HK-listed company
17 Aug Understanding fixed income structured products for accountants
28 Aug Understanding wealth management products for accountants
Corporate governance
10 Jun The Companies Ordinance – Directors' liabilities and responsibilities
14 Jun Investor relations for listed companies
12 Jul HKEX new ESG reporting requirements – Challenges?
Forensic accounting
18 Jun Managing corporate fraud and risk in Asia
Business management
7 & 8 Sep From CPA to CPA Plus
26 Jun Application of Mainland China and Hong Kong SAR double taxation arrangement – Requirements of beneficial ownership
2 Jul PRC individual income tax for non-PRC tax residents
20 Jul Annual taxation conference 2019
2 Aug Practical discussion on the tax incentives/ Local supports in the Free Trade Zones in the Greater Bay Area
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