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ISCA Mingles and Breakfast Talk for Members

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Singapore Accountancy Convention 2014

The capstone event of the year for the accountancy profession - hear from and network with speakers from around the world! read more

Celebrating 50 Years of ISCA

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Be Recognised with an ISCA Membership – Brynner Loke

CPE Events

CODE BF057 : Financial Tools to Evaluate Project Viability, 01 Sep 2014
At the end of the programme participants should know the various types of projects and be able to identify the risks associated with them; be able to identify the cash flows of a project and evaluate its financial viability; be able to compare the value of money at different times and appreciate the purpose of doing this.
CODE BF058E : Financial Market Simulation – Practical Process Flow Dealing Experience, 01 Sep 2014
This Simulation course will enable participants to have a fairly good practical feel for treasury markets and products after exploring and experiencing for themselves the full practical process flow involved in dealing in the various instruments in the following Financial Markets.
CODE IT031 : Creating Professional PivotTable Driven Reports with Excel 2010, 01 Sep 2014
This 2-days workshop will equip the participants with the essential skills to prepare the raw data for PivotTable, create dynamic Pivot Tables and Pivot Charts, layout and format the PivotTable Report, as well as build up an interactive and informative report. The participants will have chance to try out a few case studies based on real-world problems.
CODE E061 : Accounting Ethics: Understanding & Detecting Creative Accounting Practices, 01 Sep 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 BF036 : Financial Risk Management: Implementation & Monitoring (with Practical Applications), 02 Sep 2014
This intense course heightens the participants' attention to various issues at the forefront of risk management and implementation. It explains why risk management is becoming the key priority for government, banks and private corporations.
CODE WD001 : WSQ Display Critical Thinking and Analytical Skills, 02 Sep 2014
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.
CODE TAX115E : Minimizing Tax & Maximizing Returns in China, 02 Sep 2014
As the China economy slows down and enjoy a more moderate growth, there is an increasing need for investors to gain insight knowledge of China#8217;s current tax structure and reforms so as to maximize their investment returns. In this one-day workshop, our speakers will update you on the legislative changes and provide real world tax strategies in order to stay ahead of the competition.
CODE ADT040 : Audit of Cash and Bank Balances, 02 Sep 2014
The objective of this programmes is to provide audit professionals with guidance on the audit of cash and bank balances.
CODE BTM1409A : ISCA Speechcraft 2014 - Your Winning Formula to Success, 02 Sep 2014
The ISCA Toastmasters invites you to join them for the annual Speechcraft where they will be sharing with you on the winning formulas to success.
CODE AER : Advanced Excel for Reporting, 03 Sep 2014
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), 03 Sep 2014
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.Special Promotion extended due to overwhelming response!Maximise your Learning Budget for BAR intakes - enjoy complimentary softskills workshop when you enrol and completenbsp;the BAR programme between 4 June 2014 to nbsp;24 September 2014!
CODE BF079ET : Enterprise Risk Management, 03 Sep 2014
Today#8217;s business world is constantly changing #8212; its unpredictable, volatile, and seems to become more complex every day. By its very nature, it is fraught with risk. Enterprise risk management is a comprehensive, systematic approach for helping the organisation to identify, measure, prioritise and respond to the risks challenging its most critical objectives and related projects, initiatives and day-to-day operating practices.
CODE IT027C : Interactive Dashboard: Designing Visually Appealing Reports, 04 Sep 2014
A picture speaks a thousand words. Dashboards are data synthesized into meaningful visualizations, appealing to the end users. Dashboard containing reports with summarised information rather than raw data with numbers in neat formatting, totals and sub-totals.
CODE BF051 : Business Valuation Methods and Application, 04 Sep 2014
At the end of the seminar, participants will learn to understand key differences between income, market and asset approaches; Determine core value of a company through discounting future cash flows; Apply pricing multiples on business appraisals; Perform asset approach#8212;how to apply excess earnings method.
CODE A174 : Managing Asset Valuation under IFRS/FRS, 04 Sep 2014
This seminar takes a holistic approach to accounting for measurement of all assets. It uses mini case studies to illustrate the interrelationship between assets and other elements of financial statements as well as practical guide to enhance better understanding of the salient features of each Standards listed in the contents of this seminar.
CODE TAX027 : Property Tax: Determining the “Right” amount Accountants should Pay, 04 Sep 2014
To have an appreciation of Property Tax, you will need to understand the principles underlying Property Tax and how it is determined, which is what this seminar intends to deliver. This will be useful for accountants in their work.
CODE LS010 : The Art of Negotiating Commercial Contracts, 05 Sep 2014
At the end of the seminar, participants would have gained a better understanding on the basic legal terms in a commercial contract and developed the necessary skills in negotiating commercial contracts.
CODE E116 : Resolving Ethical Conflicts by Understanding Your Personality & Decision-Making Style through MBTI ®, 05 Sep 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 BF093 : EFFECTIVE MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTS, 05 Sep 2014
An effective set of management accounts is one which can be used as a tool for decision-making and performance evaluation. Used correctly, management accounts can drive desired behaviors and actions of business units and departments to achieve the strategic goals of the organization.
CODE XBRL : BizFinx Filing System, 08 Sep 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 E110 : Ethical and Legal Considerations in Tax Avoidance, Evasion and Fraud, 08 Sep 2014
To examine the legal and ethical issues involved in cases of honest and dishonest tax reduction methods including aspects of the criminal law.
CODE ADT033 : Auditors' Reliance on the Work of Other Parties, 08 Sep 2014
The objective of this programme is to provide audit professionals with guidance on relying on the work and audit evidence provided by other parties (including internal auditors, auditor#8217;s experts, management#8217;s experts, component auditors, network auditors and other auditors).
CODE TAX116E : Indonesia Customs, Supply Chain Strategies & Indirect Taxes, 09 Sep 2014
This one-day workshop is designed to introduce participants to the Indonesia customs practices and the various trade tariffs, duties and indirect taxes. This workshop is a must for companies who wish to do import amp; export in Indonesia.
CODE CS007ET : Cyber security: what’s new?, 09 Sep 2014
As reliance on information technology and the internet has increased, we are seeing growing concerns about cyber security and resilience. Technology trends, such as cloud computing and mobile technology, are creating new challenges for traditional approaches to information security.
CODE MP056 : A Practical Guide to Due Diligence Testing, 10 Sep 2014
To discuss the purpose of Due Diligence and explain the various due diligence processes, with the use of case studies and examples for illustration.
CODE TAX087 : Income Tax Implications and Tax Planning for Individuals, 10 Sep 2014
The purpose of this programme is to familiarise participants with a better understanding on the income tax treatment and tax planning for individuals.
CODE E114 : Ethical Dilemmas in Business and Finance, 10 Sep 2014
To explore issues related to ethical dilemmas in the fields of business and finance.
CODE BT1409 : ISCA Breakfast Talk: Sustainability Reporting, 10 Sep 2014
This session provides an overview of the principles, requirements and impact of sustainability reporting. The recent developments and important changes in the GRI based reporting requirements, following the introduction of the G-4 reporting framework. The session would also review sustainability reporting trends and case studies in the Singapore context.
CODE E123 : Top 18 Lessons We Learn – Professional Conduct and Ethics in Preparing Financial Statements, 10 Sep 2014
This truly unique seminar is specially conceptualised and designed to provide you the top 18 lessons we learnt from the financial scandals that have rocked the world and the relevance of ethics, personal and professional skills that are expected in preparing financial statements.
CODE A088 : FRS 37: Provisions, Contingent Liabilities and Contingent Assets, 10 Sep 2014
To equip participants with a clear understanding of and the ability to apply the recognition criteria and measurement bases as applied to provisions, contingent liabilities and contingent assets and the required disclosures.
CODE LS018 : Auditor’s negligence - what you need to know, 10 Sep 2014
There will be occasions when the role of the auditor will present great difficulty, whether due to the complexity of the transactions of the relevant company or limited information or lack of co-operation provided by the directors and/or employees of the company itself. In such situations, it is critical that the auditor be fully aware of his duties and responsibilities under the law and the terms of his engagement, thereby placing him in a situation where he can anticipate problems and address the same.
CODE BF062A : Managing Risk in International Treasury Operations, 11 Sep 2014
Understanding leading practices on governance management and control of financial risk in international treasury operations. Developing risk management tasks required to build sustainable compliance framework to comply with revised code of corporate governance and listing manual.
CODE TAX117E : Tax Updates in Malaysia – Budget 2014, Tax Incentives & the Latest on GST, 11 Sep 2014
In this half day workshop, the speaker will provide a summary of the 2014 Malaysia Budget and highlight its impact on foreign investors. Participants will receive the latest insight on the Malaysia GST and understand what are the various tax incentives available to them.
CODE E098 : Accounting Ethics in S-Chips: Identifying Weaknesses and Seizing Opportunities, 11 Sep 2014
This highly interactive workshop program uncovers the issues, identifies the weaknesses and pitfalls, and provides guidance on how to analyse an S-Chip and seize the opportunities when they present.
CODE ADT029 : Audit of Financial Instruments, 11 Sep 2014
To provide audit professionals with guidance on the audit of financial instruments. This course will also cover the key financial statement reporting and disclosure requirements for financial instruments.
CODE QA026 : ISCA Technical Clinic 11/2014 – Inventories (excluding Construction WIP), 11 Sep 2014
The objective of the Technical Clinic is to provide a platform for Public Accountants to come together to share and discuss technical issues among themselves in a group discussion setting facilitated by an experienced facilitator, with the aim of improving the quality of audit.
CODE TAX066 : China vs. India – A battle of transfer pricing regimes, 12 Sep 2014
This seminar will look at the similarities and/or differences that exist between these two key markets with the goal of providing taxpayers with a view on managing transfer pricing disputes and challenges in these two very important economic markets.
CODE LS014 : SFA & FAA Masterclass: An Update & Overview of Securities & Futures Act and Financial Advisers Act, 12 Sep 2014
The SFA and FAA rules and regulations are convoluted and constantly changing. This course will provide a quick, clear, comprehensive and up-to-date overview of the SFA and FAA.
CODE TAX118E : Cross Border Tax Strategies, 12 Sep 2014
As the push for globalization gather speed, Asia tax legislations continue to pose fresh challenges to multinational corporations. With ever changing tax laws and increased complexity, it is imperative for these companies to constantly refine their tax strategies. This one-day workshop is designed to provide the latest tax developments and strategies for Asia so that participants can respond effectively to them.
CODE IR016 : Insolvency Law Fundamentals and Updates, 12 Sep 2014
To refresh participants on the key areas in insolvency law, especially those with recent developments.
CODE IT069C : Excel Budgeting Techniques, 15 Sep 2014
In any organization the budget is a central aspect of the planning and control systems utilized by the organization. Regardless of the organization#8217;s size or complexity, or the product, the market or the service provided by the enterprise, a budget will always feature as a key aspect of financial planning. (SDF Approved)
CODE BM006A : Business Mandarin for Accountants: Improving Your Social Competency (Art of Strategy) Part 1, 15 Sep 2014
The 36 stratagems is based on an ancient book on military tactics that can be applied from a business perspective. In this seminar, you can learn business mandarin in a fun and unconventional way. You can also impress your Chinese stakeholders and counterparts by using these ancient war principles in your presentation of new business strategies.
CODE A131 : FRS110, FRS111, FRS112 & FRS113: Framework on Consolidated Financial Statements and Fair Value Measurement, 15 Sep 2014
The seminar provides guidance on the key changes to the framework on preparation of consolidated financial statements that will be effective from year 2014.
CODE 5DayPAC : 5-Day Pre-Admission Course, 15 Sep 2014
Under the rules of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountantsnbsp;(ISCA), all applicants for membership must complete module on professional ethics and other core modules as may be determined by the Council periodically.
CODE TAX107 : Avoiding Making Mistakes and Managing Potential Tax Risks associated with Your Company’s Expatriates, 16 Sep 2014
Participants have the opportunity to understand some common key expatriate tax issues in detail so that they can apply what they learn from the workshop and review the current international assignment policies when they are back to the office.
CODE E068 : The Ethics Challenge: Ways to manage and What to watch out for, 16 Sep 2014
The programme examines the ethical challenges confronting accountants, auditors and management over the corporate financial reporting process. It focuses on what accounting and finance professionals can do to drive organizational ethics, and the signs to watch out for which might lead to unethical practices and fraud.
CODE TAX005 : Goods and Services Tax Workshop, 16 Sep 2014
This workshop aims to provide participants with the basic knowledge on GST concepts as well as the rules and regulations in Singapore. It will also help them avoid potential pitfalls and appreciate the potential GST issues that will accompany almost every business transaction. The penalties for not getting GST right can be costly to businesses and hence should not be ignored.
CODE ADT041 : Audit of Employee Benefits (Including CPF and ESO), 16 Sep 2014
To provide audit professionals with guidance on the audit of monetary and non-monetary benefits provided to employees during employment or post-employment. This course will also cover the key financial statement reporting and disclosure requirements for employee benefits.
CODE A905 : Financial Reporting Standards: Annual Update 2014, 16 Sep 2014
To discuss the provisions of the new/revised Financial Reporting Standards and INT FRS issued by the Accounting Standards Council effective for the years 2013 and 2014 (and also briefly on the forthcoming new/revised International Financial Reporting Standards and Exposure Drafts issued by IASB).
CODE IT026C : Building Advanced Performance Dashboards, 17 Sep 2014
The course will incorporate the building of data lists from the financial and operational systems, and the building of spreadsheet reports and dashboards with PivotTables and PivotCharts. It also addresses advanced tools and techniques for financial reporting such as using data queries to import and link to data, using XML and the XBRL schema to automate and enhance reporting, using advanced Excel functions and charting techniques, and reviewing security issues associated with creating and communicating Excel financial reports.
CODE E096 : Auditors Today - How Much To Check And Who To Check With, 17 Sep 2014
This programme will highlight the problems of the present system of checks as well as explore the possible changes we need to make to meet the challenges of the future. It will also highlight how sometimes it is not the system that is at fault but more the culture we have grown up with.
CODE TAX055 : GST: Preventing GST Pitfalls through ACAP, 17 Sep 2014
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 ADT032 : Audit of Property, Plant and Equipment, 17 Sep 2014
The objective of this seminar is to provide audit professionals with guidance on the audit of property, plant and equipment (PPE) held for owner-use, sale and/or investment purposes. This course will also cover the key financial statement reporting and disclosure requirements for PPE.
CODE ADT051 : Evaluation of Subsequent Events, Contingent Liabilities, and the Going Concern Assumption, 17 Sep 2014
To provide audit professionals with guidance on the identification and assessment of subsequent events, contingent liabilities, and going concern issues. This course will also cover aspects of the accounting treatments and disclosure requirements for subsequent events, contingent liabilities and going concern uncertainties.
CODE BTM1409B : ISCA Mingles: Understanding Wills & Trusts, 17 Sep 2014
Join us to understand the common loopholes and problems affecting our love ones when we pass on without any legacy planning or when our will is too simply done.
CODE IT025C : PowerPoint: Enhancing your Presentation Design, 18 Sep 2014
Do you spend majority of your time preparing PowerPoint slides? Through this one day power point course the participants will learn the techniques to create structured and visually appealing slides to hold the attention of the audiences. The pointers will help you to develop an effective presentation using the great visual tools to engage your audiences, leading to a lasting impact.
CODE A179 : A Guide to Essential FRSs, 18 Sep 2014
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, 19 Sep 2014
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), 19 Sep 2014
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.Special Promotion extended due to overwhelming response!Maximise your Learning Budget for BAR intakes - enjoy complimentary softskills workshop when you enrol and completenbsp;the BAR programme between 4 June 2014 to nbsp;24 September 2014!
CODE LS015 : Related Party Transaction Requirements under MAS Notice 643 and Banking Act: An Update & Overview, 19 Sep 2014
The new rules and regulations governing related party transactions are complex, convoluted and onerous. This course will give you a clear and comprehensive understanding of the RPT requirements and enable you to comply with them.
CODE TAX119E : Tax Updates & International Tax Planning Issues in Japan, 19 Sep 2014
This one-day workshop is designed to update foreign investors on the latest tax developments in Japan. Participants will also gain insights to Japan#8217;s current tax regime and receive practical tips on international tax planning when investing in the country.
CODE IR019 : Receivership, 19 Sep 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 BF020 : Fundamentals of Import / Export Transactions, 22 Sep 2014
This one-day seminar covers the basic requirements in an Import/Export trade transaction. It also provides participants a guide to Import/Export operations, limiting discrepancies.
CODE ADT075 : Internal Audit of Governance Process Cycle, 22 Sep 2014
To provide professionals with guidance and practical approach to the internal audit of Governance process cycle; and to provide practical ways to improve the system of governance.
CODE ADT079 : Internal Audit of Payroll & Human Resources Cycle, 22 Sep 2014
To provide professionals with guidance and practical approach to the internal audit of Payroll and Human Resources process cycle.
CODE BF024 : Business Failure and Corporate Recovery, 22 Sep 2014
The volatility of the economic environment has raised the risk of failure of businesses and companies even if they have sound business models. Weaker companies and their business activities are coming under increasing stress and both shareholders and third party creditors and financial institutions are ever alert and need to act on early signals to avert failure risk.
CODE A087 : FRS 40: Investment Property, 22 Sep 2014
To equip participants with a competent understanding of the accounting treatment for investment property and related disclosure requirements.
CODE BF066 : Mergers and Acquisitions – Master Class, 23 Sep 2014
Taught by internationally renowned expert Professor Malick Sy who will map out a step-by-step guide to the merger and acquisition process, from identifying bona fide prospects, to structuring the best deal, to determining the financing currency for the Mamp;A deal
CODE ADT080 : Internal Audit of Procurement & Accounts Payable Cycle, 23 Sep 2014
To provide professionals with guidance and practical approach to the internal audit of Procurement and Accounts Payable process cycle.
CODE ADT078 : Internal Audit of Inventory Management Cycle, 23 Sep 2014
To provide professionals with guidance and practical approach to the internal audit of Inventory Management process cycle; and to provide practical ways to improve the management of inventories.
CODE TAX120E : Direct & Indirect Taxes in Vietnam, 23 Sep 2014
Vietnam#8217;s economy has truly turned a corner and its GDP grew by 5.42% in 2013. The country is still attracting major foreign investors with its cheap labor and large domestic market but its tax regime will pose some challenges to newcomers. Using practical examples, our speaker will provide the latest updates on tax reforms and advise attendees on how to minimize corporate tax and individual income tax using tax incentives and tax treaties in Vietnam.
CODE A026 : Employee Benefits and Share-based Payment Under FRS 19 and FRS 102, 23 Sep 2014
The programme aims to provide an overview over the most common national and international employee benefit schemes and their accounting implications. The programme will cover defined contribution, defined benefit plans, early termination benefits, golden parachutes and handshakes.
CODE BF085ET : Putting theory to practice: Capital Raising, 23 Sep 2014
This half-day workshop provides insights and practical tools to increase the participant#8217;s understanding of capital raising. By the end of the course, the participants should have an understanding of capital raising and the impact on key ratios of the organization.
CODE A164 : Business Combinations: Issues and Pitfalls in the Preparation of Group Accounting, 24 Sep 2014
The training aims to give practical insights into the preparation of group accounting, consolidation methods and the new standard on control (FRS 110). In addition to this the training will highlight the concept of Joint Arrangements and the accounting for Joint Operations and Joint Ventures.
CODE MP034 : Handling Difficult and Demanding Customers Tactfully!, 24 Sep 2014
This workshop will teach you to recognize the causes of difficult and upset people. Become aware of your emotional triggers to prevent explosive situations. Learn new strategies of people management that will improve your communication performance, and ultimately increase the success of your business initiatives. The main take away is learning to customise the various communication styles to different customers and learning to calm down quickly.
CODE MP097E : Buzan Brainsmart Work Skills, 24 Sep 2014
Research has shown that we use less than 1% of our brain potential, and this especially at the workplace. This workshop will equip you with the latest brainsmart techniques developed by world renowned author of Mind Mapping#174;, Tony Buzan. Led by qualified Buzan Licensed Instructors from Buzan Asia, this 2-day workshop will improve the quality of thinking and increase productivity.
CODE ADT074 : Internal Audit of Bank and Cash Management Cycle, 24 Sep 2014
To provide professionals with guidance and practical approach to the internal audit of Bank and Cash Management process cycle.
CODE E094 : Ethical Business Conduct: Tell Tale Signs of Companies in Trouble, 24 Sep 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 MP041 : Positive Influence At Work - The Art Of Getting What You Want At The Workplace, 25 Sep 2014
This one-day workshop provides participants influencing and persuasion skills and techniques to increase their influence at work.
CODE BF065E : Essence of Credit Risk Management, 25 Sep 2014
Participants will acquire a good basic foundational grounding in the areas of credit risk exposures that exists within their organizations and the techniques available to manage such risks. This seminar will allow participants to take credit risk management to a truly effective level within their organizations.
CODE E060 : Ethics & Skepticism of Investment Schemes and Consumer Frauds, 25 Sep 2014
This highly interactive seminar provides Insights to Investment Schemes, Multi-Level Marketing (MLM) Activities, Investment Scams, Ponzi Schemes, Bogus Mystery Shopping Scams, Telemarketing Frauds, Identity Thefts and Consumer Frauds. This program provides you the State-of-the-Art weapons you need to be able to identify warning signs before the damage is irreversible.
CODE IT032 : Exploring Microsoft Excel 2013 New Features, 25 Sep 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.
CODE WD003 : WSQ An Introduction to the Fundamentals of the Personal Data Protection Act for Non-Legal Personnel, 25 Sep 2014
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.
CODE BF070A : Practical Insights Into Managing Counterparty Credit Risk, 25 Sep 2014
This one-day orientation workshop initiates and fortifies the finance and audit professional, from both financial and non financial institutions, in the fundamental issues and challenges in counterparty credit risk management.
CODE A125 : ED Leases: Proposed Changes to Lessee Accounting, 26 Sep 2014
The objective of this seminar is to facilitate an understanding of the conceptual model of lease accounting for lessees in the revised ED and to illustrate the application of the requirements relating to lessee accounting.
CODE A126 : ED Leases: Proposed Changes to Lessor Accounting, 26 Sep 2014
The objective of this seminar is to facilitate an understanding of the conceptual model of lease accounting for lessors in the revised ED and to illustrate the application of the requirements relating to lessor accounting.
CODE A177ET : Consolidation for Asset Managers, 26 Sep 2014
This course aims to equip participants with a comprehensive understanding of the accounting standards and the recent #8216;investment entities#8217; exemption to IFRS 10. Our trainers, practicing professionals in the financial service industry, will also share the various fund structures often entered into by funds and the consolidation issues/challenges.
CODE A170 : US GAAP Update 2014, 26 Sep 2014
This seminar aims to provide an overview of projects of the FASB as well as the current trends. New accounting standards updates for 2013/2014 will also be discussed.
CODE BF095 : Activity-Based Costing for Business Management, 26 Sep 2014
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 ADT043 : Forensic Auditing, 26 Sep 2014
This workshop aims to provide participants with current updates, the relevant approach and tools in forensic auditing. Financial professionals are now placed in the forefront to acquire skills that enable them to gather evidence, reconstruct financial trails, and prove how losses occurred and likely suspects.
CODE BFE04 : FRM Module IV: Operational Risk, Risk Management and Investment Management and Current Issues in Financial Markets, 27 Sep 2014
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 BF014 : Enterprise Risk Management (ERM): Framework, Processes and Implementation, 27 Sep 2014
To provide participants with a comprehensive risk management approach that is practical and ultimately, enabling their organisations to meet their objectives; preserve their resources and create value for all stakeholders.
CODE A181 : IFRS 9: The Revised Standard for Financial Instruments, 27 Sep 2014
This programme will provide a comprehensive overview on recently finalised financial instruments standard, IFRS 9, which will replace IAS 39 (FRS 39).nbsp; The seminar will focus most heavily on those revisions that will have the greatest practical impact.
CODE MP057 : Becoming a Creative Accountant: Analytical and Creative Problem Solving, 29 Sep 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 XBRL : BizFinx Filing System, 29 Sep 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 TAX121E : Effective Cross Border Receivables & Payables Management, 29 Sep 2014
In this one-day workshop, the speaker will advise participants on how to set up and manage receivables and payables effectively. Participants will understand some of the challenges they will face and receive practical advice on how to resolve these issues.
CODE E082 : Ethical Issues in Risk Management and Internal Controls, 29 Sep 2014
To provide professionals with guidance and practical know-how to comply with the several codes of ethics in the discharge of duties relating to risk management and internal controls; enabling them to meet a critical but oft-neglected part of their professional requirements.
CODE A182 : IFRS 15 - The New Accounting Standard on Revenue Recognition, 29 Sep 2014
This programme will cover the new accounting standard on revenue recognition. Revenue from Contracts with Customers, IFRS 15, will replace IAS 18 (FRS 18), Revenue with a mandatory effective date of 2017 at the international level.nbsp; Emphasis will be on the application of the new standard and identifying changes from IAS 18 as well as implementation challenges.
CODE BF053A : Effective Credit Management in Difficult Times, 30 Sep 2014
The trust of the seminar is Credit Monitoring and Debt Recovery during times of uncertainty. The objective is simple - at the end of it participants should be able look into areas of focus in managing trade receivables.
CODE TAX122E : Structuring JVs & Acquiring Businesses in Emerging Countries (Legal, Taxation & Valuation Issues), 30 Sep 2014
In this one-day workshop, our speaker will guide you on the intrinsic issues that participants ought to know and provide practical tips on how to deal with the legal, tax and valuation issues that participants will encounter in any Mamp;A activities. The speaker will also provide insights on cross border Mamp;A activities and highlight the possible solutions to overcome these challenges.
CODE A035 : Deferred Tax & Uncertain tax positions under FRS, 30 Sep 2014
This programme aims to provide an overview on the recognition, measurement and presentation of deferred tax. The programme will advise on how to identify and measure temporary difference for tax residents under pioneer and DEI status.

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Speechcraft 2014
In our face-paced society, effective communication is important and effective. Of all forms of communication, public speaking is one of the responsibilties most feared by individuals. The ISCA Toastmasters Club invites you to join them for the annual Speechcraft where they will be sharing with you on the winning formulas to success. Click here for more information and registration.
ISCA Breakfast Talk - 10 Sep 2014 - Sustainability Reporting
This session provides an overview of the principles, requirements and impact of sustainability reporting. The recent developments and important changes in the GRI based reporting requirements, following the introduction of the G-4 reporting framework. The session would also review sustainability reporting trends and case studies in the Singapore context...read more
ISCA Breakfast Talk - 08 Oct 2014 - GST Risk Management and Harnessing Technology
With indirect tax an increasingly favoured source of tax revenue in many jurisdictions, the reporting obligations for companies which have to pay such taxes - especially when they have to do so in different countries - have increased. Even in Singapore where our relatively simple GST system has resulted in reporting errors for many businesses, how do you as a CFO/accountant gain an oversight of the GST risk areas and the gaps in your indirect tax function and capabilities? What are the compliance activities conducted by the IRAS that you should be aware of? How can you better harness technology to make work light in the area of indirect tax reporting?...read more
ISCA Mingles - 17 September 2014 - Understanding Wills & Trusts
Wills and Trusts aren't only for the wealthy. Everyone should have one - Single or Married. But “Why?” you might be asking, and perhaps even these questions: My biggest asset is the house my family lives in, will my family fight over the house when I’m gone? What if my spouse and I pass away together? What will happen to my young children? What if my child misuses the money I left him? What could I have done to prevent it? With a will and/or a trust, when the unimaginable happens, you are assured that clear instructions on how your assets are to be distributed will provide some comfort to your family members, or, be assured that someone trustworthy has been appointed to oversee your assets for the young ones until a suitable age. Join us to understand the common loopholes and problems affecting our love ones when we pass on without any legacy planning or when our will is too simply done....read more

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