CPD Planner (Issue no. 166)
Issue no. 166 (2 August 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.

8 Aug Handling regulatory investigations
12 Aug Taking a close look at open-ended fund companies
16 Aug Distressed asset/ debt investments – Understanding litigation funders' perspective and appetite
20 Aug Anti-corruption information disclosure in ESG reports (re-run) [Free for members]
21 Aug Elderly care services industry in Mainland China (國內養老服務業發展)
27 Aug Hong Kong IPO offering structures and GEM placing guideline
10 Sep Visit to Foshan for small and medium practices
Corporate finance
31 Aug Understanding structured products for accountants case studies workshop
Financial Controllership Programme
3, 10 & 31 Aug Strategic finance
Specialist programmes in taxation
8 Aug 中國稅務制度簡介
From 24 Aug China Tax Course 2019
12 Aug The new Mainland China foreign investment law and tax issues relevant to multinational corporations (re-run)
23 Aug Mainland China foreign exchange control issues relevant to complex cross-border transactions
5 Sep Tax issues associated with investing in real estate in Japan
10 Sep China tax updates from the Institute's meeting with the State Taxation Administration
Fintech series – Cybersecurity and data protection
19 Aug IT security and cloud security for SMPs/SMEs
6 Aug How cybersecurity becomes the culture of a sustainable company
Soft skills
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
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