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ISCA Mingles and Breakfast Talk for Members

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Interviews @ Singapore Accountancy Convention 2014

ISCA interviewed 5 Influencers in the Accountancy Industry during the recent SAC 2014 - watch videos here! read more

CPE Course Calendar

Keep up with the required CPE Hours - browse the latest courses available. read more

What does Mr Gerard Ee mean by "Evolutionary Changes"?

CPE Events

CODE A080 : Hedge Accounting: A Practical Approach, 22 Dec 2014
A practical hands-on seminar intended to allow participants to perform hedges on commonly used financial instruments under IAS 39. The seminar will also focus on the actual preparation and testing aspect of hedge accounting.
CODE LS006A : Limited Liability Company or Limited Liability Partnership: Which is a better option for Business & Accounting Firms?, 22 Dec 2014
To promote the understanding of the different business forms in Singapore and to understand the similarities and differences in their use.
CODE XBRL : BizFinx Filing System, 22 Dec 2014
This programme covers the filing requirements and usage of the BizFinx filing system including the new taxonomy, to prepare and upload the Financial Statements.
CODE E061 : Accounting Ethics: Understanding & Detecting Creative Accounting Practices, 22 Dec 2014
This course will discuss the environmental factors, situations and motivations behind Creative Accounting to help you gauge the believability and reliability of financial reports.
CODE E122 : Ethical and Legal Considerations in Protecting your Company secrets and Customer Databases, 22 Dec 2014
To examine the ethical and legal duties of employees, contractors and external parties in relation to the protection of company secrets and databases
CODE BF088 : Understanding and Using Letters of Credit, 23 Dec 2014
To provide detailed working knowledge on Letters of Credit, understand the problems and issues of L/C operations, and to instill confidence in handling L/C operations.
CODE A074 : Accounting for Charities under the new Charities Accounting Standard (CAS), 23 Dec 2014
To provide accounting professionals with guidance on the accounting for charities under the new Charities Accounting Standard (CAS) which was issued by the Singapore Accounting Standards Council (ASC).
CODE MP057 : Becoming a Creative Accountant: Analytical and Creative Problem Solving, 26 Dec 2014
This short workshop shows participants how to use creativity to generate ideas and solutions and how such thinking may be fostered and developed in themselves and their staff.
CODE ADT090 : Understanding the Modern Chief Internal Auditor's Challenges, Influences and Assurances, 26 Dec 2014
The seminar will look at the current corporate governance requirements especially in the context of Singapore, the professional standards stipulated by the Institute of Internal Auditors.
CODE E114 : Ethical Dilemmas in Business and Finance, 26 Dec 2014
To explore issues related to ethical dilemmas in the fields of business and finance.
CODE E116 : Resolving Ethical Conflicts by Understanding Your Personality & Decision-Making Style through MBTI ®, 26 Dec 2014
Participants will first have the opportunity to #8220;get to know themselves better#8221; through the use of one of the most popular personality profiling tools - the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator#174; (#8220;MBTI #174;#8221;) Instrument.nbsp; The MBTI instrument based on the work developed by Carl Jung (a Swiss psychiatrist) helps to explain how one gathers information from the outer world and how one makes decision on the basis of the information gathered.
CODE E120 : Professional Conduct & Ethics for Insolvency Practitioners, 26 Dec 2014
This seminar provides an overview of the Code of Professional Conduct and Ethics for Insolvency Practitioners by the Insolvency Practitioners Association of Singapore (the #8220;IPAS Code#8221;), including a discussion related to the conduct of Insolvency Practitioners as reported in media sources/government gazette in relation to integrity, objectivity and due care. Three case authorities before the Singapore court of appeal on independence and transparency will also be highlighted.
CODE E104 : Auditing Ethics: Examining Clues, Solving Cases and Creating Action -- the Sherlock Holmes Way!, 27 Dec 2014
This half-day training will create an inquisitive state of mind in both Internal and External Auditors, encouraging in-depth analysis of control issues, deficiencies and going beyond symptoms to find causes, solving problems and writing to initiate action and to rectify them. Ethical issues will be discussed.
CODE E112 : Ethical Issues in Cross-border Tax and International Transfer Pricing, 27 Dec 2014
This course traces the latest developments of ethical issues in cross-border tax and international transfer pricing. It is meant to complement the ISCA Code of Conduct and Ethics by looking at ethical issues beyond the shores of Singapore and help professionals think about ethical decisions/choices as they plan and manage their companies#8217; or client#8217;s cross-border tax and transfer pricing affairs.
CODE BF077 : Trade Finance Master Class: Letters of Credit & Related Issues, 29 Dec 2014
In today#8217;s context, are Documentary Credits still a viable form of Trade Finance? This seminar will inform participants about using Letters of Credits to finance a transaction, the obstacles to hinder credits (Eg. Bank facilities, variations of documentary credits, KYC, KYCC, etc), the Risks associated with Documentary Credits
CODE A175 : Accounting for Core Assets Under FRS2, FRS16, FRS36, FRS38 and FRS40, 29 Dec 2014
The objectives of this seminar are to provide technical clarification of relevant accounting Standards and to examine the generally accepted accounting practice in the accounting for core assets. It uses practical case study to enhance the understanding of the technical and practical aspects of the relevant Standards.
CODE IT032 : Exploring Microsoft Excel 2013 New Features, 29 Dec 2014
The course will focus on new features such as Power View, Flash Fill, Quick Analysis tools, Timelines Filter and so on. Power View provides users with an easy-to-use reporting tool to create interactive visual reports, whereas Timelines provides an easy way to filter Pivot Tables and Pivot Charts graphically by date or time-oriented options. Quick Analysis tools and Flash Fill provide a quick way to analyze data and to separate text from a column. (SDF Approved)
CODE A016 : Financial Reporting Standards: An Overview, 29 Dec 2014
The objective of this seminar is to discuss all the existing Financial Reporting Standards (FRS).
CODE A142 : Financial Reporting & Analysis, 29 Dec 2014
This workshop will give you an immediate, working knowledge of the three primary financial statements #8211; the Balance Sheet, the Income Statement and the Statement of Cash Flows. It will help you master the tools of finance where they can be useful to you, without wasting time explaining the deep details that will likely never benefit you.
CODE WD002 : WSQ Apply Basic Negotiation Skills and Techniques, 30 Dec 2014
At work and home we negotiate lots of things daily and for most of the part we do it well but there are times when we feel we could have done better. This course equips you with the key negotiation skills which can significantly improve both the individual and business performance and ultimately meeting the needs of the participating parties.(Funded Program)
CODE A128 : Accounting for Restructuring and Discontinued Operations under FRS 37 and FRS 105, 31 Dec 2014
To enable participants to understand the core principle of FRS 37 and FRS 105 and apply the requirements relating to the accounting and reporting of restructuring and discontinued operations.
CODE IR019 : Receivership, 31 Dec 2014
This seminar provides an overview of Receivership and its operation. The seminar will demonstrate the unique agency duties of a receiver and the tripartite relationship of the administrator. It will end with a case authority on the equity rights of redemption of a mortgagor.
CODE E094 : Ethical Business Conduct: Tell Tale Signs of Companies in Trouble, 31 Dec 2014
This highly interactive seminar gives you the State-of-the-Art weapons you need to identify warnings of a company’s problems before earnings come out and the damage is irreversible. This seminar will provide you an overview of the 6 categories of financial gimmicks and the fundamental tricks that companies have used to mislead auditors and investors for decades.
CODE WD001 : WSQ Display Critical Thinking and Analytical Skills, 06 Jan 2015
This 2-day programme intends to equip participants with concepts and practices to enhance one#8217;s critical thinking and analytical skills so as to make better business decisions. (Funded Program)
CODE DT009 : Joint Dinner Talk 2015 (First Half), 06 Jan 2015
CPA Australia and the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA) are pleased to present a series of dinner talks for the first half of 2015. Our experts will share insights on regulatory changes and industry trends to help you improve your business management skills. You also get the opportunity to establish and strengthen your professional networks.
CODE XBRL : BizFinx Filing System, 07 Jan 2015
This programme covers the filing requirements and usage of the BizFinx filing system including the new taxonomy, to prepare and upload the Financial Statements.
CODE PAW002 : Practical Audit Workshop – Audit Working Paper 2, 09 Jan 2015
Building on the concepts and knowledge highlighted in PAW #8211; AWP 1, and designed specifically for the experienced audit working paper preparers, PAW #8211; AWP 2 aims to provide practical guidance on the application of the audit concepts and audit documentation requirements relevant to the audit planning process and areas of audit complexity in order to assist the Audit Partners to better understand and manage the audit process on a timely basis.
CODE AER : Advanced Excel for Reporting, 09 Jan 2015
This one-day practical course aims to train participants with the knowledge and ability to execute key advanced excel functions. Participant will learn how to replace quot;Hard-Wiredquot; Formulas with quot;LIVEquot; Formulas to produce sustainable reports easily. (SDF Approved)
CODE BAR : Business Analytics and Reporting (BAR), 09 Jan 2015
This unique programme shows you how to combine the various advanced tools and features of Microsoft Excel to automate and solve your monthly financial reporting, financial analysis, budgeting and investment appraisal tasks.2015 Promotion!Maximise your Learning Budget for BAR intakes - enjoy complimentary softskills workshop when you enrol and complete the BAR programme between 9 Jan 2015 to 19 Jun 2015!
CODE WD004 : WSQ Assist in the Development of a Business Plan, 09 Jan 2015
The learner will be guided step-by-step in writing a business plan from conducting research on pre-existing plans to performing administrative duties to complete the preparation of the business plan. (Funded Program)
CODE BFE01 : FRM Module I: Foundation of Risk Management & Quantitative Analysis, 10 Jan 2015
This programme is offered in collaboration with NUS Risk Management Institute. This program helps to prepare professionals in the financial industry for the rigorous examinations of the FRM#174; certification program. This certification is globally recognized and is administered by the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP).
CODE BFE05 : Financial Risk Manager (FRM®) Certification Training Program, 10 Jan 2015
This programme is offered in collaboration with NUS Risk Management Institute. This program helps to prepare professionals in the financial industry for the rigorous examinations of the FRM#174;nbsp;certification program. This certification is globally recognized and is administered by the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP).
CODE WD003 : WSQ An Introduction to the Fundamentals of the Personal Data Protection Act for Non-Legal Personnel, 13 Jan 2015
This 2-day course will equip Data Protection Officer (DPO) or anyone whose responsibilities involved data protection with practical knowledge and skills in developing appropriate internal processes to achieve full compliance of Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA). Such knowledge and skills are vital in implementing the essential processes to comply with the Act. (Funded Program)
CODE PACPT2 : Pre-Admission Course Part Time Intake, 13 Jan 2015
Under the rules of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA), all applicants for membership must complete module on professional ethics and other core modules as may be determined by the Council periodically.
CODE E108 : Ethical and Legal Issues in Procurements and Contractual Agreements, 13 Jan 2015
To inform participants on the key aspects of the Law and Ethical issues surrounding Procurements and Contractual Agreements
CODE E094 : Ethical Business Conduct: Tell Tale Signs of Companies in Trouble, 14 Jan 2015
This highly interactive seminar gives you the State-of-the-Art weapons you need to identify warnings of a company’s problems before earnings come out and the damage is irreversible. This seminar will provide you an overview of the 6 categories of financial gimmicks and the fundamental tricks that companies have used to mislead auditors and investors for decades.
CODE BT1501 : ISCA Breakfast Talk – Cyber security landscape in Singapore and Southeast Asia, 14 Jan 2015
Cyber attacks have increased dramatically over the last decade and it is a major cause of concern for many organisations globally. Today, organisations must have comprehensive security strategies ready to counter the threats that are coming in all directions.nbsp;
CODE BF029E : Treasury Markets and Products, 15 Jan 2015
This programme intends to provide an initial basic foundational introduction to treasury markets and financial products, and to explain why some of these financial products were developed in the first instance, and how these products should be properly used and what some of the inherent risks are when dealing such products, both from the perspective of an end user as well as that of a dealer in a financial institution.
CODE IT023C : Business Analysis and Planning: Using Excel What-If Analysis, 15 Jan 2015
This application-driven, hands-on practical 1-day programme is designed to help you learn about and master this hidden gem - Excel what-if analysis tools. It allows you to explore different scenarios without changing the values in your worksheets. (SDF approved)
CODE TAX055 : GST: Preventing GST Pitfalls through ACAP, 15 Jan 2015
While ACAP has created an influx of demand amongst eligible businesses, it is not unreasonable to expect that the control features of ACAP would soon be the GST benchmark for compliance. This is specifically so for sizeable businesses where controls and processes are expected to safeguard GST revenue. To ensure that your business applies the right controls in the various operational processes, this half-a-day session aims to share with you the insights and tips of applying ACAP controls.
CODE A179 : A Guide to Essential FRSs, 15 Jan 2015
This seminar will provide you a practical overview of the essential FRSs that each and every accountant should be aware of.
CODE AER : Advanced Excel for Reporting, 16 Jan 2015
This one-day practical course aims to train participants with the knowledge and ability to execute key advanced excel functions. Participant will learn how to replace quot;Hard-Wiredquot; Formulas with quot;LIVEquot; Formulas to produce sustainable reports easily. (SDF Approved)
CODE BAR : Business Analytics and Reporting (BAR), 16 Jan 2015
This unique programme shows you how to combine the various advanced tools and features of Microsoft Excel to automate and solve your monthly financial reporting, financial analysis, budgeting and investment appraisal tasks.2015 Promotion!Maximise your Learning Budget for BAR intakes - enjoy complimentary softskills workshop when you enrol and complete the BAR programme between 9 Jan 2015 to 19 Jun 2015!
CODE A906 : Financial Reporting Standards: Annual Update 2015, 16 Jan 2015
To discuss the provisions of the new/revised Financial Reporting Standards and INT FRS issued by the Accounting Standards Council effective for the years 2014 and 2015 (and also briefly on the forthcoming new/revised International Financial Reporting Standards and Exposure Drafts issued by IASB).
CODE XBRL : BizFinx Filing System, 19 Jan 2015
This programme covers the filing requirements and usage of the BizFinx filing system including the new taxonomy, to prepare and upload the Financial Statements.
CODE BF095 : Activity-Based Costing for Business Management, 19 Jan 2015
This workshop focuses on the role of Activity-Based Costing in business management, enabling participants to use it for cost management and to assess product profitability amp;/or customer profitability.
CODE BM001A : Business Mandarin for Accountants: Improving Your Professional Competency, 19 Jan 2015
This programme aims to improve the participant's Business Mandarin through the review of key words, phrases and special terms of financial accounting in Chinese.

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