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Kaplan Financial (HK) CPA Program® OPEN DAY was successfully held

Thanks for all students who had joined Kaplan CPA Program® Open Day on 13 Aug 2015. There were more than 100 students who met with our CPA Program® Star Lecturing Team. Mr Taky Lo, Director of Kaplan Financial- Accountancy, led the team to show their insights and exam study tips of each module in the coming diet. 

Special thanks to Andrew Yung and Allison Zhu, CPA Australia representatives, who introduced the important exam information of CPA Program®.

Kaplan Financial (HK) CPA Program® Demo Lecture- Financial Reporting

CPA Program®-Financial Reporting
Lecturer: Mandy Yip

 Who should attend?
Candidates who:
look forward to develop their exam techniques to ensure they develop the necessary skills to answer exam questions successfully
look to perfect their exam techniques
want an in-depth discussion on hot examinable topics
are time-strapped and need to look for an effective and efficient revision approach

 Why Kaplan Financial?
20 years of exam training excellence – Hong Kong market leader in exam training for various leading accountancy examinations
First Registered Tuition Provider for the CPA Program in Hong Kong to offer a revision course – we aim to help you pass the CPA Program professional level compulsory segments
Examination success – we tailored this to you in Hong Kong further to our successful launch in Singapore in 2011
We listen to your request – the intensive revision was tailored for Asia Pacific further to a significant number of requests we received for exam assistance on CPA Program®
Global Strategy and Leadership case study expert – with such a short timeframe from case announcement by CPA Australia to the Kaplan Financial course and then the CPA Program professional level exam, you need a strong case expert to help you through the segment.


 Course Outline

CPA Program® professional level compulsory segments - Intensive Revision Course

Ethics and Governance
Key Topics:
Accounting and society
Governance concepts                                                         
Corporations and other entities
Corporate accountability

Financial Reporting
Key Topics:
The Conceptual Framework and its application in financial reporting           
Presentation of financial statements     
Provisions, contingent liabilities and contingent assets                        
Income taxes
Financial instruments
Business combinations and group accounting
Impairment of assets
Global Strategy and Leadership
Key Topics:
An introduction to strategy and leadership 
Understanding the external environment                                                              
Understanding the internal environment
Product and market development
Developing the strategic plan
Strategy implementation
Leadership and decision making
Review of pre-seen case analysis

Strategic Management Accounting
Key Topics:
Introduction to strategic management accounting
Creating organisational value
Performance measurement
Techniques for creating and managing value
Project management

Advanced Audit and Assurance
Key Topics:
Assurance services framework
General audit principles and auditor responsibilities
Understanding the entity, assessing risk and responding to risks                         
The auditor’s response to assessed risks
Audit conclusions and reporting requirements
Performance engagements
Other assurance services and internal audit

Financial Risk Management
Key Topics:
Introduction to financial risk management      
Management of liquidity, debt and equity
Investment evaluation and capital structure                           
Interest rate risk management
Foreign exchange and commodity risk management
Accounting for derivatives and hedge relationships
Controlling risks


Course Registration NO.: 312195.
It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognize any qualification to which this course may lead. 

Course Structure  

Intensive Revision Course (2015 Semester 2)

Compulsory Segments

Ethics and Governance  
Lecturer Hazel Wong
Teaching Hours 18 hours
Language Cantonese, while study materials in English
Course Materials -Revision notes of key learning areas
-Practice questions
-Revision Kit
-CPA Australia approved teaching material
Price HKD $3,342

Financial Reporting 
Lecturer Mandy Yip
Teaching Hours 24 hours
Language Cantonese, while study materials in English
Course Materials -Revision notes of key learning areas
-Practice questions
-Revision Kit
-CPA Australia approved teaching material
Price HKD $3,792

Strategic Management Accounting 
Lecturer Thomas Wu
Teaching Hours 18 hours
Language Cantonese, with study materials in English
Course Materials -Revision notes of key learning areas
-Practice questions
-Revision Kit
-CPA Australia approved teaching material
Price HKD $3,342

Global Strategy and Leadership  (Case Study)
Lecturer Rhys Johnson
Teaching Hours 14 hours
Language English with study materials in English
Course Materials -Revision notes of key learning areas
-Practice questions
-Revision Kit
-CPA Australia approved teaching material
Price HKD $3,850

Elective Segments

Advanced Audit and Assurance
Lecturer Taky Lo
Teaching Hours 18 hours
Language Cantonese, while study materials in English
Course Materials -Revision notes of key learning areas                                   
-Practice questions
Price HKD $2,847

Financial Risk Management
Lecturer Thomas Wu
Teaching Hours 18 hours
Language Cantonese, while study materials in English
Course Materials -Revision notes of key learning areas                                   
-Practice questions
Price HKD $2,847

                              Practical experience           Teaching experience         Students Testimonials   

Taky Lo

Advanced Audit and Assurance


Director of Kaplan Financial – Accountancy

Solid auditing experience from Big 4 firm

Expert and Star Lecturer in Auditing
Designed and implemented staff training courses in
CPA firms related to updates on HKFRSs/HKSAs
Highly preferred by Big 4 clients for lecturing QP & Final Exam
Current lecturer for QP Modules A & C and Final Exam
“Presentation is great and he can constantly update us about the most relevant examination content."
“Taky is resourceful, he teaches us many examinable aspects from one single topic or question from past paper. It saved our time to analyze past paper further."
“He is knowledgable about the subject; and the exam skills taught are very useful."


Mandy Yip

Financial Reporting
Extensive auditing and financial reporting practical experience in one of the Big 4 firms in Hong Kong
Managing the audit portfolios of listed entities in Hong Kong and multinational corporations
Strong leadership and analytical skills
Practical training experience in technical department to carry out IFRS projects for audit partners and management level
Private tutor for financial reporting subjects of professional accountancy examinations to help students to polish examination skills
“She is helpful and willing to answer student’s questions; always well-prepared for the lesson.”
“Lecturer explains the complicated reporting issues and standard in a simple way”
“Great presentation skills with lots of practical examples and experiences”


Hazel Wong

Ethic and Governance
Extensive practical experience of Assurance & Advisory Service in Deloitte Touché Tohmatsu

Expert in Auditing
Over 10 years extensive experience in teaching
professional accountancy exams
Current lecturer for QP Module C and ACCA Auditing subjects
“Hazel provides detailed, organized and very exam-focused notes. It really helps me a lot on revision"
“Explains difficult concepts with real life examples”
“I have learned useful exam skills to answer examination questions”


Thomas Wu

Strategic Management Accounting

Financial Risk Management
Vice President for a multinational investment bank
Over 12 years of practical experience in several mulinational financial institutes and banks at managerial level
Experienced in management accounting and risk analysis
Teaching experience in International Business at Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Part-time Associate Professor at United International College of Zhuhai, China
Currently also teaches CAIA and Conversion Programme
"Lecturer explains difficult concepts with a lot of practical examples."
"Useful study materials and revision notes with good presentation."
"With use of technologies, Thomas is able to structure the course in an efficient way."


Rhys Johnson

Global Strategy and
Practical working experience in Pricewaterhouse Coopers and Ernst & Young
Former head of Education for ACCA Asia Pacific region
Over 22 years of teaching experience for professional accounting qualifications
In depth understanding of CPA Australia examination preparation courses 
Well experienced in teaching and trainer development for ACCA and CPA Australia
"The analysis of the pre-seen information is very useful and detailed which provides us unique view point of the cases."
"Very exam - oriented; Great diagram support on theory explanation."
"Impressive experience background and knowledge of lecturer."

 We believe timely and flexible student support is critical to students’ success.

Audio Recording

If you are unable to attend a session due to class clash, recording service is available upon request. Request must be made at least 3 working days before that session. Please be advice that all voice-recording are provided on as "as is, as available" basis.

Tutor Support

Kaplan Financial students can send e-mail to lecturers. Our lecturers will use their professional knowledge to solve the module related queries for you.


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Study Room

will be opened around 2 weeks before the exams for current Kaplan students.  Details of the arrangement will be announced via email.

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