CPD Planner (Issue no. 168)
Issue no. 168 (6 September 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.

Visit the CPD learning resource centre and event calendar to enrol in professional development courses and upcoming training opportunities relevant to your needs. The Institute will launch new events app in September and the upgraded app will bring you comprehensive solutions on CPD management and connect you with accountant peers.

21 Sep 2019 PAIB Conference – Digital and virtual banking: Tomorrow's banking today?
25 Sep ICAC workshop on ethical decision making (re-run)
14 Oct Guardian role of professionals in upholding ethical governance (re-run)
19 Oct IT Conference 2019 – Smart CPAs in the era of smart everything – Accountants in the future world of machines
25 – 27 Oct Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) program – Special offer to QP-qualified Institute members
Accounting and financial reporting
23 Sep Workshop on IFRS/HKFRS 17 for non-life insurers – Reinsurance and interaction with other IFRSs
24 Sep Workshop on IFRS/HKFRS 17 for non-life insurers – Overall requirements
Corporate finance
10 Oct Biotech companies in Hong Kong – How to smoothly list and raise capital
Financial Controllership Programme
Sep – Oct Risk management and corporate governance
Forensic accounting
30 Oct Asset tracing – Principles and practice
Information technology
27 Sep How cybersecurity becomes the culture of a sustainable company
Management, leadership and soft skills
10 Sep Leading high performing teams: Maximize revenue generating machine
15 Oct Tax and business considerations for U.S. investment
27 Nov Applications of the recently enacted Hong Kong tax legislation
Corporate finance
26 Sep Financial gimmicks I
24 Oct Financial gimmicks II
Case studies workshops:
16 Oct Unveiling the tricks of equity fund raising actions
26 Nov Complex corporate actions of Hong Kong listed company – Capital restructuring
Case studies workshops:
5 Oct Event-driven investing and its applications
12 Oct Investing in High-Yield Dividend Aristocrats stocks
22 Oct Practical insight: Asian bond investments
7 Nov Practical insight: Identifying high risk stock
23 Nov Option basics
30 Nov Option strategies
Practice management for SMPs
30 Sep Cybersecurity and IT risk management
22 Oct Effective talent management and retention strategies
11 Nov Network and association
5 Dec Risk management
Transfer pricing Departmental Interpretation and Practice Notes
25 Sep DIPN 59: Transfer pricing between associated persons – Part I [Full]
23 Oct DIPN 59: Transfer pricing between associated persons – Part II
4 Nov DIPN 60: Attribution of profits to permanent establishments in Hong Kong
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