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ISCA Mingles and Breakfast Talk for Members

Come join us for our monthly networking and learning sessions today! read more

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

Explore our 50th Anniversary website where we will share our heritage, growth stories and vision for the future read more

Be Recognised with an ISCA Membership – Mr. Denis Usher

CPE Events

CODE BF028E : Firm-Wide Risk Management, 02 Oct 2014
This seminar aims to raise the awareness on the importance of risk management on a firm-wide basis and to equip attendees with requisite knowledge and foundational tools so as to allow them to contribute to an #8220;ideal#8221; risk culture, and to be able to start using risk management as a strategic management tool.
CODE ADT052 : Examination of Related Parties and Related Party Transactions, 02 Oct 2014
To provide audit professionals with guidance on identifying and evaluating related parties and related party transactions, and an understanding of how these can provide opportunities for fraudulent financial reporting. This course will also cover the financial statement disclosure requirements for related parties and related party transactions.
CODE A063 : FRS 28: Investment in Associates, 02 Oct 2014
This seminar is to equip participants with the ability to apply the equity method and to report the investment in associate in accordance with the requirements in FRS 28.
CODE IR014 : Restructuring Master Class & Practical Applications (Symptoms - Reasons - Strategies & Value Creation - Process - Measuring Results - Accounting Considerations), 03 Oct 2014

CODE XBRL : BizFinx Filing System, 03 Oct 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 E092 : Ethical Business Conduct: Advanced Cases in Corporate Governance, 03 Oct 2014
Upon completion of the training, participants will be able to appreciate the partial aspects of corporate governance. The case studies will also provide a better understanding and appreciation of how to deal with corporate governance in a practical way - What should companies do and do not do and how to improve the present corporate governance mechanisms in place.
CODE ADT044 : Audit of Foreign Currency Transactions and Translation, 03 Oct 2014
To provide audit professionals with guidance on the audit of the effects of changes in foreign exchange rates on an entity#8217;s foreign currency transactions/balances and the translation of the entity#8217;s and/or its foreign operations#8217; financial statements into a presentation currency.
CODE A037 : Accounting differences between FRS and US GAAP, 04 Oct 2014
This programme aims to provide an overview on the key differences between FRS and US GAAP. The programme aims to illustrate the impact of the different accounting rules on the financial statements of the companies. Additionally the programme provides an inside on the current roadmap of IFRS in the US (acceptance by SEC) and will highlight the latest exposure drafts and joint projects of the IASB and FASB.
CODE A170 : US GAAP Update 2014, 04 Oct 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 BF030 : Valuation of Intellectual Property, 07 Oct 2014
How should you assess the worth of a company#8217;s intangible asset, as in a patent or a copyright? The valuation of a tangible asset such as a building or a machine can be technically straightforward from a valuer. Find these answers and more in this course.
CODE 5DayPAC : 5-Day Pre-Admission Course, 07 Oct 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 ADT030 : Types of Audit Report, 08 Oct 2014
To provide audit professionals with guidance on forming an audit opinion, and reporting on the financial statements including understanding the circumstances that lead to modifications to an audit report and/or an auditor#8217;s opinion.
CODE ADT027 : Audit of Accounts Payable and Other Payables, 08 Oct 2014
To provide audit professionals with guidance on the audit of accounts payable and other payables.
CODE A155 : Reporting for Listed Companies (Covering FRS 1, FRS 33, FRS 34 and FRS 108), 08 Oct 2014
The seminar intends to analyse the technical requirements of financial reporting for listed companies. It also explain how to compute the necessary financial information in accordance with the relevant FRSs and to present such information in the most effective manner.
CODE TAX001 : Goods and Services Tax: Operation, Accounting, Administration and Returns, 08 Oct 2014
Maintaining accounting and other related records to ensure compliance with the GST rules and regulations.
CODE BT1410 : ISCA Breakfast Talk: GST Risk Management and Harnessing Technology, 08 Oct 2014
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.
CODE TAX056 : GST: Self Managing GST Risks through ASK, 09 Oct 2014
To ensure that you or your business can stay ahead of the situation when you have a choice and leverage the assisted programmes for the purpose of self-managing GST risks, this half-a-day session aims to share with you the insights of ASK.
CODE TAX099 : Advanced Income Tax Workshop – Managing Income Tax Risks and Avoiding Pitfalls and Errors, 09 Oct 2014
In this 2-day workshop, participants have the opportunity to find out some common pitfalls of the Singapore income tax compliance process and discuss the potential tax consequences if error or mistake is made.
CODE ADT047 : Audit of Accounts Receivable and Other Receivables, 09 Oct 2014
The programme objective is to provide audit professionals with guidance on the audit of accounts receivable and other receivables.
CODE ADT042 : Planning the Audit, 09 Oct 2014
This course will cover various matters that should be taken into consideration when planning the audit from client acceptance or continuance of client relationships and audit engagements, to establishing a system of quality control for the audit engagement.
CODE A141 : Accounting for Uncommon and Peculiar Events under FRSs/IFRSs (FRS 20, FRS 26, FRS 29, FRS 41, FRS 101 & FRS 106; IAS 20, IAS 26, IAS 41, IFRS 1 & IFRS 6), 09 Oct 2014
This seminar provides a review and an analysis of FRSs that are applicable to uncommon events and transactions. The purpose is to provide a holistic understanding and application of all FRSs.
CODE IR012 : Liquidation Fundamentals, 09 Oct 2014
This seminar provides an introductory overview on liquidation to acquaint participants with a glimpse of the administration work involved.
CODE AER : Advanced Excel for Reporting, 10 Oct 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), 10 Oct 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 E091 : Directors Duties & the Interrelationship with Ethics, 10 Oct 2014
Upon completion of the training, participants will be able to explain the liabilities and duties of directors’ duties. Participants would have appreciated the importance of directors’ duties inter relationship with ethical issues involved in it. It is to provide valuable lessons and approaches on how one should discharge their directors’ duties and approach and appreciate ethical issues as well.
CODE A160 : Transiting to IFRS from Former GAAP (Incorporating IFRS 1), 10 Oct 2014
This seminar provides an overview of the complex issues facing first-time adopters by using practical case studies including a discussion of available strategies for deciding and choosing accounting policies and the optional exemptions in applying the chosen accounting policies at transition date.
CODE BF063 : Code of Corporate Governance Singapore: How It Measures Against Similar Codes of Other Key Markets/Countries, 10 Oct 2014
To provide participants an insight to the new Code of Corporate Governance (effective in 2012), and how the new Code measures up against other similar Codes established in other key markets/countries.
CODE ADT039 : Auditors' Consideration of Client Internal Controls, 10 Oct 2014
To provide audit professionals with guidance on identifying and evaluating internal controls relevant to an audit of financial statements with a view to designing appropriate audit procedures to collect sufficient appropriate audit evidence.
CODE WD004 : WSQ Assist in the Development of a Business Plan, 10 Oct 2014
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.
CODE ID017 : 3rd ISCA-UOB Quarterly Economic Updates for CFOs-RMB Internationalisation, 10 Oct 2014
We invite you to join us to hear from Mr Suan Teck Kin, UOB Senior Economist, sharing about Renminbi (RMB) Internationalisation: what is it about, why does China want to pursue this strategy, and how it is comparable to US dollar internationalisation in the past, as well as the potential impact on regional business and daily life.nbsp;
CODE A082 : Corporate Accounting Reports: Disclosures, 11 Oct 2014
To discuss the latest disclosure requirements relating to the preparation of Corporate Financial Reports for non-listed companies, excluding matters specifically relating to companies in the financial sectors.
CODE E123 : Top 18 Lessons We Learn – Professional Conduct and Ethics in Preparing Financial Statements, 11 Oct 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 XBRL : BizFinx Filing System, 13 Oct 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 ADT072 : Internal Auditing Master Class: Must-Have Knowledge & Skills on Internal Auditing, 13 Oct 2014
At the end of the course, the participants will know the requirements and expectations of internal auditors, and be equipped with the necessary know-how, to perform internal audit works professionally and with confidence.
CODE E120 : Professional Conduct & Ethics for Insolvency Practitioners, 13 Oct 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 E122 : Ethical and Legal Considerations in Protecting your Company secrets and Customer Databases, 13 Oct 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 CS006E : ISCA-SMU Financial Controllership Immersion, 13 Oct 2014
This 3-day course aims to introduce participants to a blend of skillsets critical for Senior Controllers (one to two level downs from the CFO, depending on the firm size). The topics include IFRS updates, Corporate Financial Management, Valuation, Leadership and Management, and Ethics.
CODE MP022A : Persuasion Quotient: widening your circle Of influence and Persuasion with NLP, 14 Oct 2014
This programme will help participants to learn to be more influential and persuasive in your communication. A Foundation level programme suitable for all individuals who like to develop the softskill of persuasion.
CODE BF084ET : Putting theory to practice: Workshop on accounting for investments, 14 Oct 2014
This half-day workshop provides insights and practical tools to increase participants#8217; understanding of these instruments and its impact on their financial statements. Learning is achieved via theory, examples and real-life case studies using illustrative term sheets.
CODE MP076ET : Think On Your Feet ® For Finance Professionals, 14 Oct 2014
In today#8217;s fast-paced business environment characterized by information overload and high opportunity costs for time, getting your ideas across clearly, concisely and persuasively #8211; even if you have little or no time to prepare #8211; is a skill financial professionals can#8217;t do without. #8220;Think on Your Feet#8221; will equip you with these skills that are a must as finance professionals: clarity, brevity and impact in communicating your ideas.
CODE TAX054 : Corporate Tax Planning : Minimizing Tax Costs Through Tax Efficient Structuring, 14 Oct 2014
This workshop aims to provide participants with a good understanding of the current practices relating to corporate tax planning. Participants will learn the key tax issues and considerations of doing business and investments in Singapore.
CODE BARPreview : Business Analytics and Reporting(BAR) Preview, 14 Oct 2014
After attending this 2 hour talk you could possibly return to your office to enhance your current working files and immediately experience hours of time saved!nbsp;This talk also give you the chance to understand what you could get out of our most popular BAR.(No CPE-hour will be awarded for attendance of this info-talk session)
CODE MP015 : Effective Technical Writing, 15 Oct 2014
Technical experts need to communicate ideas to both technical and non-technical readers. The ability to convey these ideas is important to the decision-making and problem-solving processes in an organisation.
CODE E095 : Accounting Ethics: The 36 Red Flags and Detecting Accounting Gimmicks and Fraud, 15 Oct 2014
This highly interactive workshop 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. You will learn the 6 categories of financial gimmicks and the 7 fundamental tricks that companies have used to mislead auditors and investors for decades.
CODE BTM1410 : ISCA Mingles – Thinking Clearly for Success, 15 Oct 2014
Join us in this very special edition of Mingles, CFO Insights, where distinguished CFOs from various industries share with you their perspective of Leadership, Integrity, Motivation, Strategy and more.
CODE MP032 : Deliver High Performance Presentations with Confidence and Authority, 16 Oct 2014
Understand presentation styles based on different platforms. Learn how to prepare effective presentations and handle question and answer sessions effectively.
CODE E117 : Workplace Ethics: Understanding Employees' Professional Obligations & Mitigating Office Politics, 16 Oct 2014
To explore ethical issues pertaining to Employees#8217; professional obligations at the workplace where the dynamics between both the #8220;Employee-to-Employer#8221; and #8220;Employee-to-Employee#8221; will be examined. The potential legal breaches as well as the potential commercial impact of unethical behaviours will also be discussed.
CODE ADT123 : Internal Audit Approaches to Complement External Auditing: Going Beyond Statutory Compliance, 16 Oct 2014
This seminar highlights the common auditing approaches and processes adopted by Internal Auditors, which can potentially complement the work of External Auditors. External auditors will be encouraged to achieve a better understanding of their clients#8217; operations and businesses, understand their internal controls and better heighten their awareness of potential fraud and risk areas.
CODE MP104 : Communication Etiquette: Say It Right and Do it Right!, 16 Oct 2014
This course covers a variety of topics such as how to create a lasting first impression by having a professional self-introduction, making business introduction, offering and receiving business name cards, the importance of names and how to address them professionally and the different types of #8216;handshake#8217; personalities that reveal your personality and that of your clients.
CODE IR021 : The Roles, Duties and Liabilities of an Insolvency Practitioner, 16 Oct 2014
This seminar provides an overview of the roles, duties and liabilities of an Insolvency Practitioner. The extent of right of remuneration and recovery, and the various protective mechanisms for Insolvency Practitioners will also be discussed.
CODE TAX108 : Overseas Venture Series – Understanding Offshore Companies for Effective Tax Planning, 17 Oct 2014
To provide business owners and tax professionals with guidance on business development and tax implications for offshore tax haven companies, especially in the area of asset management.
CODE XBRL : BizFinx Filing System, 17 Oct 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 TAX100 : Getting a Good DEAL by Understanding Taxation Aspects of Mergers & Amalgamations and Tax Due Diligence, 17 Oct 2014
In this 1-day workshop, participants have the opportunity to understand the potential Singapore income tax, GST and stamp duties consequences arising from common Mamp;A deals in Singapore. The workshop should help participants to equip with the skill to ask their tax advisors the right questions and/or understand advice from their tax advisors so that potential tax deal breakers can be identified and resolved as early as possible.
CODE TAX063 : Inter-company Loans and Financing – What you need to know, 17 Oct 2014
Programme for accountants/auditors and finance professionals who wish to have a more detailed understanding of inter-company financing and how to overcome these challenges within their organizations.
CODE BF060 : Internal Controls in SMEs & Subsidiaries, 17 Oct 2014
This course aims to equip participants with knowledge and guidance on identifying, evaluating and strengthening Internal Controls required in SMEs and subsidiaries, through the effective use of Internal Auditing. This course will also cover effective methods to set up a sound internal control system.
CODE QA027 : ISCA Technical Clinic 12/2014 – Revenue Recognition, 17 Oct 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 ID018 : Technology Seminar: Accelerating Business Growth through Technology, 17 Oct 2014
Businesses are often faced with unique challenges including rising business costs and tight labour market. To cope with these challenges, companies are encouraged to continually innovate and consider the adoption of innovative tools or solutions to raise productivity and accelerate business growth.nbsp;
CODE ID019 : SMP Dialogue: Beyond the Status Quo - Valuable lessons for SMPs, 17 Oct 2014
How do you keep up with the ever-changing business landscape? How do you know what is the next best step to take for your business? Join us in this SMP Dialogue to hear from fellow practitioners in public accounting firms on their journey to productivity improvements and how ISCA can help you in this transformation.
CODE ID020 : Technology Seminar & SMP Dialogue 2014, 17 Oct 2014
Businesses are often faced with unique challenges including rising business costs and tight labour market. To cope with these challenges, companies are encouraged to continually innovate and consider the adoption of innovative tools or solutions to raise productivity and accelerate business growth.nbsp;
CODE IT023C : Business Analysis and Planning: Using Excel What-If Analysis, 20 Oct 2014
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 BF067A : Operational Risk Management - It's Not Just About Compliance, 20 Oct 2014
This one-daynbsp; orientation workshop initiates and fortifies the finance and auditing professional,nbsp; from both financial and non financial institutions, in the fundamental issues and challenges in operationalnbsp; risk management.
CODE BF074 : Risk Governance: Its Importance and Applications, 20 Oct 2014
This course aims to provide the participants with an insight to the risk governance requirements and share the practical aspects of putting in place a sound risk governance system.
CODE A083 : Preparation of Financial Statements: Essential FRSs, 20 Oct 2014
The workshop provides guidance to help participants prepare financial statements using key Financial Reporting Standards (FRS).
CODE WD005 : WSQ Lead Workplace Communication and Engagement, 20 Oct 2014
Communication is an important skill when one interacts with others in the course of their work. Anyone in a position to lead would require the skills to communicate and engage their staff.nbsp; In this unit, learners will be able to lead workplace communication by evaluating and identifying gaps and barriers in workplace communication, developing and communicating plans to implement communication strategies and mechanisms.
CODE AER : Advanced Excel for Reporting, 21 Oct 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), 21 Oct 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 BF069A : The Finance Professional's Guide to Market Price Risk Management, 21 Oct 2014
The one-day orientation workshopnbsp; initiates and fortifies the finance and auditing professional, fromnbsp; both financial and non financial institutions, in the fundamental issues and challenges in market risk management.
CODE MP095E : Buzan Computer Mind Mapping, 21 Oct 2014
This course covers the features and functions of the Computer-based Mind Map#174; in an interactive manner with extensive participants#8217; involvement and opportunity to practice the techniques learnt. Taught by experience iMindMap instructors specially licensed by Buzan Asia and ThinkBuzan.
CODE E067 : Accounting Ethics: The Role of a Practical Financial Investigator, 21 Oct 2014
This programme covers the need for proactive fraud detection, appreciate the legal and evidential issues in fraud offences, understand the fraud investigation methodology and apply fraud detection techniques so as to manage the investigation process according to best practices.
CODE IT021C : Financial Data Management with Pivot Tables, 23 Oct 2014
Pivot table is one of the most powerful features of Excel, yet few accountants use them in their day-to-day activities. For some, pivot tables are too intimidating and for others, pivot tables are unknown. With a little instruction and guidance, you will be using pivot tables to accomplish routine analysis and reporting.nbsp;(SDF Approved)
CODE ADT045 : Audit Reporting: Other Communication-- Management Representation Letters, Management Letters and Internal Control Deficiencies, 23 Oct 2014
To provide audit professionals with guidance on communications from, and with, those charged with governance and management when performing a financial statement audit.
CODE E085 : Professional Ethics In a Changing World: Ethical Standards for Accountants Today, 23 Oct 2014
Public confidence in professionals has dropped in recent years after Enron in the US and other corporate scandals. In Singapore, we have the NKF saga where the role of the auditors though correct, was nonetheless put under the lime light for no other reason than the fact that they were auditors.
CODE E111 : Ethical Issues for Accountants: Forensic Accounting & Fraud Detection, 23 Oct 2014
To provide an overview of Fraud and Forensic Accounting, demonstrate accounting manipulations and highlight Fraud detection methods. Practical case studies will also be illustrated.
CODE ADT024 : Audit Sampling, 23 Oct 2014
To provide audit professionals with guidance on understanding the key concepts of audit sampling, conducting audit sampling for both tests of controls and details, and evaluating audit sampling results to ensure effective and efficient audit testing.
CODE E094 : Ethical Business Conduct: Tell Tale Signs of Companies in Trouble, 23 Oct 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 LS016 : Derivatives Law Masterclass: An Overview of the Key Legal Issues & ISDA Master Agreement, 24 Oct 2014
This course will give a clear understanding of (i) the key legal issues relating to derivatives transactions and (ii) the ISDA Master Agreement which many find hard to understand.
CODE ADT035 : Fraud Considerations in an Audit, 24 Oct 2014
Provide audit professionals with guidance on the auditor#8217;s responsibility to consider fraud in an audit of financial statements including the identification and evaluation of red flag indicators of fraud in the audit client and fraudulent misstatement of the financial statements.
CODE ADT028 : Audit of Revenue, 24 Oct 2014
To provide audit professionals with guidance on the audit of revenue (including sales discounts, returns and tax). This course will also cover the key financial statement reporting and disclosure requirements for revenue (FRS 18) and operating segments (FRS 108).
CODE E104 : Auditing Ethics: Examining Clues, Solving Cases and Creating Action -- the Sherlock Holmes Way!, 24 Oct 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 BF094ET : Essential Tools for Credit Risk and Cash Management, 24 Oct 2014
This programme gives a comprehensive introduction to credit analytics and cash management. Participants will learn how to use and interpret different measures of credit worthiness for risk management and debt issuance. Several hands-on case studies will be given.
CODE ADT031 : Audit of Inventories, 24 Oct 2014
The programme objective is to provide audit professionals with guidance on the audit of inventories. This course will also cover the key financial statement reporting and disclosure requirements for inventories.
CODE ADT037 : Value for Money (Performance) Audit, 24 Oct 2014
To provide an understanding of the principles and practices involved in VFM audit. The course will draw heavily on practical examples mainly from the VFM work in several international jurisdictions; especially the UK, and will also discuss the particular challenges faced by audit institutions less experienced with performance audit.
CODE ADT070 : Ethics Update: Code of Professional Conduct and Ethics for Public Accountants, 25 Oct 2014
From 1 August 2009, Singapore#8217;s public accountants must adhere to an enhanced Code of Professional Conduct and Ethics (the Code). The enhanced Code is based on the Code of Ethics of the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC), a global benchmark for the international accounting profession.
CODE ADT049 : Professional Conduct and Ethics in an Audit, 25 Oct 2014
The ojective is this seminar is to provide audit professionals with guidance on, and how to comply with, the ISCA Code of Professional Conduct and Ethics (#8220;the Code#8221;). It will also cover practical guidance on how to apply the Code#8217;s Ethical Conflict Resolution framework in situations where the auditor faces ethical dilemmas in an audit engagement.
CODE A085 : Fair Value Accounting (Under the New FRS 113) for Non Financial Items, 25 Oct 2014
This programme provides an overview on the application of fair value measurements for non-financial items, its accounting techniques and disclosures that are applicable to various FRSs. It also provides an analysis of current developments by IASB in fair value measurement guidance.
CODE BM009 : Business Mandarin: Application of Chinese Accounting Vocabulary, 27 Oct 2014
At the end of the seminar, participants will have better understanding and indepth knowledge of Chinese accounting vocabulary. Participants will also be to apply this knowledge by selecting and forming appropriate Chinese accounting terms.
CODE E093 : Ethics for Tax Professionals: A Practical Application of the SIATP Code of Professional Conduct and Ethics, 27 Oct 2014
This workshop seeks to equip the participants with a basic understanding of the acceptable ethical framework within which they can perform tax functions for their clients and employers.
CODE MP031 : Coaching for Performance Improvement, 28 Oct 2014
Learn how to improve management skills, handle difficult staff at work and carry out systematic performance management and coaching. Discuss performance strengths, deficiencies and areas to improve with staff and guide subordinates towards improved work performance.
CODE E079 : Business Ethics: Understanding and Mitigating Money Laundering Practices through Case Studies, 28 Oct 2014
To apply Anti-Money Laundering (AML) at work in a more effective way via case studies of the most current and common ways of Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing. To catch a thief, we must think like one and learn how one would execute their tricks without being caught.
CODE BF061 : Governance for Charities & IPCs, 28 Oct 2014
To provide participants with a comprehensive knowledge to good Governance practices in Charities and Institutions of a Public Character (IPCs); discuss the use of tools for the effective discharge and maintenance of Governance practices for compliance with the Code of Governance. Practical guidance and case studies will be discussed.
CODE LS008 : Drafting and Vetting Commercial Contracts, 29 Oct 2014
The objective of the seminar is to introduce participants to the importance of drafting and vetting of commercial contracts. It is essential for individuals involved in dealing with contracts to have a basic understanding of contractual terms and issues.
CODE E119 : The 7 Deadly Sins in Accounting Ethics, 29 Oct 2014
This programme assesses and re-examines your professional judgment and ethics in accounting practices, ranging from accounting treatment to accounting disclosures.nbsp; All participants will role-play in various case studies cum simulations, finding the best way to handle critical situations with integrity.
CODE BF045 : Financial Analysis Techniques, 29 Oct 2014
This is a lively and engaging workshop which will include plenty of story-telling, fun facts, short case examples, mini case studies, real life illustrations, movies, #8216;think about it#8217; time, #8216;talk to your neighbours#8217; round and end-of-day quiz questions (Who Wants to be a Finance Genius) to help reinforce the learning concepts and outcomes.
CODE E106 : Business Ethics: Understanding and Mitigating Terrorism Financing Practices through Case Studies, 30 Oct 2014
To apply anti-Terrorist Financing at work in a more effective way via case studies of the most current and common terrorist financing methodology.nbsp; To catch a terrorist, we must think like one and learn how one would transfer and consolidate his/her monies without being caught.
CODE ADT083 : Internal Auditing and Internal Controls, 30 Oct 2014
To provide professionals with knowledge and guidance on identifying, evaluating and strengthening Internal Controls through the effective use of Internal Auditing. This course will also cover effective tools for management buy-in and reporting requirements to those charged with governance and management.
CODE WD003 : WSQ An Introduction to the Fundamentals of the Personal Data Protection Act for Non-Legal Personnel, 30 Oct 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 ADT125 : Common PMP Findings in 2014 - Addressing the Deficiencies and Meeting Audit Objectives, 30 Oct 2014
The workshop will be discussion-based, covering the key observations noted from the practice monitoring programme (PMP) presented in the recent Public Accountants Conference 2014 by ACRA.
CODE ADT068 : Client Risk Assessment: What Audit Managers and Partners Should Watch Out For, 31 Oct 2014
To provide audit managers and partners with guidance on the importance and role of understanding the audit client#8217;s business and proper risk assessment when performing risk-based audits.
CODE ADT038 : Final Review of the Financial Statements, 31 Oct 2014
This course will also cover the auditor’s responsibilities relating to evaluating misstatements identified during the audit, financial statement presentation and disclosures.
CODE IT021C : Financial Data Management with Pivot Tables, 31 Oct 2014
Pivot table is one of the most powerful features of Excel, yet few accountants use them in their day-to-day activities. For some, pivot tables are too intimidating and for others, pivot tables are unknown. With a little instruction and guidance, you will be using pivot tables to accomplish routine analysis and reporting.nbsp;(SDF Approved)
CODE IR020 : Upholding Transactions with an Insolvent Counterparty: The Law and Possible Solutions, 31 Oct 2014
This seminar provides an overview of the risks and common issues encountered as a result of commercial dealings with insolvent counterparties. The legal implications with possible solutions will also be discussed.
CODE E121 : Ethics & Management Accounting: A Partnership, 01 Nov 2014
The management accountant is in the best position in the organization to be able to detect #8216;unethical#8217; behaviour or performance as it is he or she who must report on the efficiency of all activities and how effectively resources are applied to achieve enterprise objectives. This workshop will examine the ethical role of the management accountant (MA) and consider the twin-needs of prevention and detection.

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