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CPA Program® 1st Semester 2016 is now released. Enrol now!




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Demo Lecture- Global Strategy & Leadership

CPA Program®- Global Strategy & Leadership
Lecturer: Rhys Johnson




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 acquire 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?
Official Partnership – Kaplan Financial is an officially recognised partner by CPA Australia to provide tuition services in Hong Kong.
Expertise- our professional lecturing team is experienced experts familiar with the latest syllabus. We aim to guide you success!
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. Our lecturer, Rhys Johnson, who is Senior Vice President  in Kaplan Singapore, will share his point of view on tackling the exam.






 

 

 Course Outline


CPA Program® Professional Level Compulsory Segments - Intensive Revision Course

 

Ethics and Governance

 

Key Topics:

 

Accounting and society

 

Ethics

 

Governance concepts

 

Corporations and other entities

 

Corporate accountability

     

 

Financial Reporting

 

Key Topics:

 

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:

 

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

 

Pre-seen case analysis

     

 

Strategic Management Accounting

 

Key Topics:

 

Strategic management accounting

 

Creating organizational value

 

Performance measurement

 

Techniques for creating and managing value

 

Project management

     

CPA Program® Professional Level Elective Segments - Intensive Revision Course 

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

     

 

Financial Risk Management

 

Key Topics:

 

Financial risk management

 

Management of liquidity, debt and equity

 

Investment evaluation and capital structure

 

Derivatives

 

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 (2016 Semester 1)

Compulsory Segments

Ethics and Governance  
Lecturer Hazel Wong
Teaching Hours 18 hours
Language Cantonese with English study materials
Course Materials -Revision notes of key learning areas
-Practice questions
-Revision Kit
-CPA Australia approved teaching material
Price HKD $4,010


Financial Reporting 
Lecturer Mandy Yip
Teaching Hours 30 hours
Language Cantonese with English study materials
Course Materials -Revision notes of key learning areas
-Practice questions
-Revision Kit
-CPA Australia approved teaching material
Price HKD $4,550


Strategic Management Accounting 
Lecturer Thomas Wu
Teaching Hours 18 hours
Language Cantonese with English study material
Course Materials -Revision notes of key learning areas
-Practice questions
-Revision Kit
-CPA Australia approved teaching material
Price HKD $4,010


Global Strategy and Leadership  (Case Study)
Lecturer Rhys Johnson
Teaching Hours 15 hours
Language English with English study materials
Course Materials -Revision notes of key learning areas
-Practice questions
-Revision Kit
-CPA Australia approved teaching material
Price HKD $4,235


Elective Segments

Advanced Audit and Assurance
Lecturer Hazel Wong
Teaching Hours 18 hours
Language Cantonese, while study materials in English
Course Materials -Revision notes of key learning areas                                   
-Practice questions
Price HKD $3,416


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 $3,416





                                          Practical & Teaching Experience             Students Testimonials
 


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

Advanced Audit and Assurance
Expert in Auditing.

Extensive practical experience of Assurance & Advisory Service in Deloitte Touché Tohmatsu.

Over 10 years extensive experience in teaching
professional accountancy exams.

  

“Hazel provides detailed, organized and very exam-focused notes. It really helps me a lot on revision."
“Explains difficult concepts with real life examples.”
 

 
 


Thomas Wu

Strategic Management Accounting

Financial Risk Management
Expert in Financial Management.
Over 12 years of practical multinational financial institutes and banks at management level.
Vice President for a multinational investment bank.
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.
"Thomas 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
Leadership
Senior Vice President in Kaplan Singapore - Teaching and Learning.
Practical working experience in Price Waterhouse 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 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."


 
  
 
 
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