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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

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Be Recognised with an ISCA Membership – Brynner Loke

CPE Events

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 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.
CODE BF043 : Fixed Income Master Class: Pricing-Trading-Hedging-Usage In Financial Crisis Management, 01 Oct 2014
This product deals comprehensively with Global Bond Markets- government and corporate, domestic and Euro, straight and option-embedded. Participants have opportunities to analyze products, pricing, trading and hedging strategies in Fixed Income Markets.
CODE A032 : Accounting for Financial Instruments Under FRS 32, 39 and FRS 107, 01 Oct 2014
This programme aims to provide an overview on the classification, recognition, measurement and disclosure requirements of financial instruments under FRS. The programme covers FRS 32, FRS 39 and FRS 107. In addition the course gives an update on the latest changes to the standards in 2010 and an outlook on the future of accounting for financial instruments under the new exposure draft.
CODE ADT050 : Audit of Derivative Financial Instruments, 01 Oct 2014
To provide audit professionals with guidance on the audit of derivative financial instruments (#8220;derivatives#8221;) held by entities for hedging, asset/liability management or speculative purposes. This course will also cover the key financial statement reporting and disclosure requirements for derivatives.
CODE A103 : FRS 16: Property, Plant and Equipment, 01 Oct 2014
To facilitate a clear understanding of how the accounting treatment for property, plant and equipment provide users of the financial statements with information about an entity#8217;s investment in its property, plant and equipment and the changes in such investment.
CODE PAW001 : Practical Audit Workshop – Audit Working Paper 1, 01 Oct 2014
Designed for audit working paper preparers with limited or no practical audit experience, PAW #8211; AWP 1 aims to provide practical guidance in the application of the audit concepts and audit documentation requirements. Using a case study audit of a Singapore incorporated company, the participant will be able to better understand how to apply the relevant audit procedures and the documentation requirement and also be exposed to common audit exceptions. This will enable the primary reviewers, and eventually the Audit Partner responsible; to better understand the audit work performed and address any audit exceptions highlighted by the preparer on a timely basis.
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 IT008C : Advanced Excel Spreadsheet Skills, 07 Oct 2014
It has been said that the 95/5 rule applies in the Excel spreadsheet world. 95% of the users used only 5% of its power. Most users realized that they could further harness the power of Excel if they could have a better handle of its structure, formulas and functions. This is much complicated by the incomprehensive jargon and procedures. (SDF Approved)
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 A157 : Accounting for Derivative Contracts and Hedging Activities, 07 Oct 2014
Accounting for derivatives often poses considerable challenges to practicing accountants. This is because derivative assets and liabilities do not behave the same way as non-derivative assets and liabilities.
CODE TAX008 : Advanced Corporate Tax, 07 Oct 2014
This programme is designed to help participants achieve a higher appreciation of tax planning techniques and how it can be applied to business decisions both locally and internationally. It will cover both local tax planning as well as international tax planning.
CODE A180ET : FSRC Findings and the Impact on Financial Reporting, 07 Oct 2014
This hands-on full day seminar will go through the latest observations made by the FSRC and provide detailed hands-on cases of how to reach the standards required by the FSRC, address the deficiencies and meet accounting objectives.
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 A905 : Financial Reporting Standards: Annual Update 2014, 07 Oct 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 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 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;

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