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NEW!
 Kaplan-CPA Australia Joint Open Day

Date  21 August 2014 (Thu)
Time  19:00 - 21:00
 Venue  E-Tech Centre

"Come and join our Kaplan-CPA Australia Joint Open Day and
CPA Australia executives will clearly explain the benefits of
becoming a CPA Australia member in Hong Kong. Our module
specialists will also present and respond to your study needs!
We care about your professional development every step of the
way! Don’t hesitate to join us now."


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 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 & Governance
Key Topics:
Ethics
Governance
Corporations and their stakeholders                                                                     
Corporations social responsibility
Exam questions' practices

Financial Reporting
Key Topics:
Presentation of financial statement                  
Business combinations and group accounting        
Provisions contingent liabilities and contingent assets                                   
Financial instruments Exam questions' practices

Strategic Management Accounting
Key Topics:
Performance measurement
Techniques for creating and managing value                                                     
Project management   
Exam questions' practices
 
Financial Risk Management
Key Topics:
Management of liquidity, debt and equity             
Investment evaluation and capital structure     
ProInterest rate risk management                              
Foreign exchange and commodity risk management

Advanced Audit and Assurance
Key Topics:
PresAudita Principles and auditor responsibilities            
BusiUnderstanding the entity, assessing risk and responding to risks    
Performance engagements                               
Undertaking an audit of financial statements
Audit conclusions and reporting requirements

Global Strategy & Leadership (CASE STUDY)
Key Topics:
Strategies and leadership
Understanding the external environment                                                              
Understanding the internal environment
Product and market development
Making strategic choices
Review of pre-seen case scenarios
 
 
Course Structure  

Intensive Revision Course (2014 Semester 2 Exam)

Compulsory Segments

 Ethics & Governance  
Lecturer Wilson Leung
Teaching Hours 15 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 $2,475


 Financial Reporting 
Lecturer Karen 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 $2,844


 Strategic Management Accounting 
Lecturer Mark Baines
Teaching Hours 12 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 $2,228


 Global Strategy & 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 $3,500



Elective Segments

 Financial Risk Management
Lecturer Thomas Wu
Teaching Hours 12 hours
Language Cantonese, while study materials in English
Course Materials -Revision notes of key learning areas                                   
-Practice questions
Price HKD $1,898


 Advanced Audit and Assurance
Lecturer Wilson Leung
Teaching Hours 12 hours
Language Cantonese, while study materials in English
Course Materials -Revision notes of key learning areas                                   
-Practice questions
Price HKD $1,898



 
   Practical experience  Teaching experience  Students Testimonials
Wilson Leung

Ethics & Governance

Advanced Audit and Assurance

 

Over 10 years of working experience in the accounting industry 

 Former Senior Manager of a Big Four firm’s learning department

Over 10 years of experience in providing   training for accounting  professionals

Examination focus – shares insights in   analyzing exam questions and scoring techniques

High pass rate record in E&G

Taught ACCA, QP and Final Exam at Kaplan Financial

“Great supporting notes and clear presentation on the revision kit.”

“Lecturer is helpful with detailed explanation on key concepts such as different rules and regulations.”

He is really familiar with this subject and able to explain it in an easy-to-understand way.”

 

Thomas Wu


Financial Risk Management

Over 12 years of practical experience in several multinational financial institutes and banks at managerial level

Vice President for a multinational investment bank


Experienced in management accounting and risk analysis

Teaches International Business at Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Part-time Associate Professor at United International College of Zhuhai, China

Currently teaches CAIA, ACCA and Conversion Program

“With use of technologies, Thomas is able to structure the course in an efficient way.”

“Exam-focus classes with practical examples.”

“Good study materials and revision notes and they are useful for exam.”
 


Mark Baines

Strategic Management
Accounting


Management experience with Mazars (Pannell Kerr Forster) in HK, Accenture (Anderson Consulting) and Rolls Royce in the UK

Kaplan Financial lecturer since 2000




Over 10 years lecturing experience of accounting training

Expertise in Business Strategy, Financial Management and Costing subjects

English presentation

Currently also teaches, QP Module B and Conversion Program


“He can explain concepts clearly and offer many useful exam strategies.”

 “Mark’s exam skill, especially in answering questions skill, is very good and helpful.”

“Good structure of the notes and Mark delivers a good summary to guide our revision.”

 

Rhys Johnson

Global Strategy &
Leadership


Practical working experience in Pricewaterhouse Coopers and Ernst & Young


Vice President in Kaplan Singapore – Teaching and Learning

Former head of Education for ACCA Asia Pacific region

Over 21 years of teaching experience for professional accounting qualifications


In depth understanding of CPA Australia examination preparation courses 

Well experienced in teaching and train the trainer on ACCA and CPA Australia

“Great diagram support on theory explanation and pre-seen information analyzing”

“Very exam-oriented and efficient on case analysis. Providing us unique view point of the cases.”


“Impressive background and knowledge of lecturer.”
 


 

Karen Wong

Financial Reporting

Practical working experience in a global accounting network

Advised on multi-national, public and private clients’ financial reporting issues 

Involved in providing clear perspective to clients in complying with auditing standards

Over 7 years of lecturing accounting and auditing training programs

In depth understanding of preparation techniques for professional accounting examinations

Currently also teaches technical accounting and auditing courses

“Very clear explanation with lots of practical examples
and experiences”

“Lecturer explains the complicated reporting issues and standard in a
simple way”

“She is helpful and dedicated with good presentation skills”

 
 



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