HKICPA Career Forum 2018

On 7 October 2018, the Institute organized its 11th Career Forum at Hong Kong Science Park. Over 600 participants attended the forum activities including accounting plus focus groups, career-oriented workshops, employer exhibition and luncheon with CPAs.

The forum was an interactive half-day event which gave the participants a real taste of Accounting Plus and offered them the chance to learn how the profession is "The Critical Piece" of our society. Please click here to view the forum highlights.

HKICPA Business Case Competition 2018

The Case Competition attracted over 630 teams from higher education institutions in Hong Kong and the Mainland (including Macau). 12 finalist teams (6 teams each from Hong Kong and the Mainland & Macau regions respectively) will be shortlisted to enter the final competition through a blind review undertaken by reviewers from both academia and accounting practices. The finalists will meet on the presentation day, followed by a luncheon with CPAs, on Sunday, 25 November 2018 at the Harbour Grand Hong Kong Hotel.

If you are interested in watching the webcasted seminars about the fitness industry, the importance of ethics in the business environment, tips on preparing business report and the financial analysis tools used for making business decisions, then please click here to watch the seminars and hear the speeches from our renowned speakers.

QP early bird scheme for the June 2019 Examination Session

The Institute will be organizing a series of information sessions and roving exhibitions on the Qualification Programme (QP) at eight higher education institutions in November 2018. Through the information sessions and the exhibitions, students can get information about the structure of the Institute's professional accounting education program, the QP, and how QP helps them get ahead in their career.

Final year students who would like to join the QP early bird scheme may submit their registration form at the exhibitions. Kindly note that the early bird scheme closing date for the June 2019 Session is
23 November 2018. For more details about the information sessions and exhibitions, please check with your institution's accounting department or contact the registration team of the Hong Kong Institute of CPAs via email at or call at 2287 7068 / 2287 7397.

CPAs in focus
The next generation

Paul She, Audit Partner at Mazars CPA Limited, is a very active contributor to the Institute, particularly focused on encouraging young people to join the profession. He views the profession as not just about knowledge, but also about how we interact with other people and solve problems as a team – his most critical reason for studying the QP.

(The article is reprinted from Prospective CPAs Spring 2018 issue)

Careers and development
Let's go shopping

China’s consumption is growing, and growing fast. Despite a slowdown in growth, the country is projected to see consumption increase by almost US$2 trillion in the next three years. Liana Cafolla looks at China’s spending habits and how this is impacting retailers.

(The article is reprinted from A Plus April 2018)

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Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants
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Tel: 2287 7228

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