QP early-registration scheme for the December 2017 session

The Institute is organizing a series of roving exhibitions at the campus of nine local tertiary institutions in April 2017. Through the exhibitions, students can get information about the structure of the Institute's professional accounting education programme, Qualification Programme (QP), and how it helps them get ahead in their careers.

Final year students who would like to join the QP early-registration scheme may submit their registration form at the exhibitions. Deadline for joining the scheme for the December 2017 examination session is 13 April 2017.

Please click here for the exhibition details for each tertiary institution.

Free information day on "How to join the accountancy profession and sharing with CPAs"
The information day is tailor-made for non-accounting students. The speakers will introduce the Institute's Qualification Programme, Hong Kong accountancy profession, and how non-accounting graduates can pursue career in accounting. It also covers the roles of CPAs as well as their career and professional advancement experiences.

Date:

1 April 2017 (Saturday)

Time:

10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Venue:

Hong Kong Institute of CPAs
27/F, Wu Chung House, 213 Queen's Road East, Wan Chai, Hong Kong

Speakers:

Mr. Jonathan Ng (Moderator)
Executive director, Hong Kong Institute of CPAs

Mr. Chan Ho Yin
Senior accountant, EY

Ms. Mandy Yeung
Assistant assessor, Inland Revenue Department HKSAR

Reservation for the seminar is on a first-come-first-served basis, please click here for R.S.V.P.

QP Case Analysis Competition and Seminar 2017

The Institute is organizing the 16th Qualification Programme (QP) Case Analysis Competition in Hong Kong. The competition is an inter-tertiary event aimed at developing students' business skills, cultivating their professional judgment and preparing them for the business environment. In addition to cash prizes and fee waivers, winning teams can gain internship placement opportunities.

To assist you in preparing for the Competition, you are highly recommended to join the free seminar on "Becoming a business advisor in the toy retail industry" on 21 September 2017.

Don't miss this great opportunity! Come and join the free seminar and Competition, and win!

CPAs in focus
Accountants to everyone  

Vyora Yau, assistant director of accounting services (planning and development) of the Treasury, the Hong Kong SAR Government, finds QP students possess not only adequate technical knowledge, but also good communication, analytical skills, and professional judgment. She says QP produces all-rounded and right calibre accountants to match a wide range of functions in the department.

Andy Wu, accounting officer II of the Treasury, says CPA qualification via the QP is internationally recognized. The QP training is practical and directly relevant to his daily work.

Careers and development
Lost in a sea of millennials  

By 2025, 75 percent of the global workforce is expected to comprise people born 1980 or after. Proactive employers are taking the time to understand what motivates millennials to reach their potential and remain loyal to the workplace. This article finds out what the accounting profession can do to nurture younger employees.

(The article is reprinted from A Plus June 2016.)

Enquiry and contact:
Education & Training Department
Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants
27/F, Wu Chung House, 213 Queen's Road East, Wanchai, Hong Kong.
Tel: 2287 7228
Email: etd@hkicpa.org.hk
Website: http://www.hkicpa.org.hk/

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