CPD Planner (Issue no. 164)
Issue no. 164 (5 July 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 Jul The implication of the EU's General Data Protection Regulation on local companies
12 Jul HKEX new ESG reporting requirements – Challenges?
13, 20 & 27 Jul Financial controllership programme: Accounting for performance and decision making
18 Jul Supply chain transformation and reconfiguring manufacturing footprint:
Part 1 – Strategic and legal considerations
Soft skills series
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
Business management
7 & 8 Sep From CPA to CPA Plus
Corporate finance
24 Jul Analyzing warrants – The basics
12 Aug Taking a close look at Open-ended Fund Companies
31 Aug Understanding structured products for accountants case studies workshop
Industry knowledge
29 Jul 5G in China – Its impact on our daily lives and business environment
8 Aug Handling regulatory investigations
15 Aug Analyzing a company research report (re-run)
18 Jul Recent developments in cross-border restructuring and insolvency issues
Information technology (Fintech series – Cybersecurity and data protection)
24 Jul Cybersecurity threats and privacy
19 Aug IT security and cloud security for SMPs/SMEs
6 Aug How cybersecurity becomes the culture of a sustainable company
12 Jul Is digital service tax just for "Digital" companies?
15 Jul Handling tax disputes in Hong Kong
2 Aug Practical discussion on the tax incentives/local supports in the Free Trade Zones in the Greater Bay Area
7 Aug The new Mainland China foreign investment law and tax issues relevant to multinational corporations
Corporate finance
18 Sep Commercial lending case studies workshop
Company secretary
22 Aug Risk management and crisis management
Soft skills
29 Aug Leading people through change: Transform business operation efficiency
5 Sep Project fundamental – Engage team members to achieve project result
10 Sep Leading high performing teams: Maximise revenue generating machine
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