Course Detail(YPS01 : ISCA Young Professionals Symposium 2018)

YPS01 : ISCA Young Professionals Symposium 2018 NEW

5.50 CPE Hours (Category 1, Others)
Classroom


Programme Overview

Today’s Millennials, Tomorrow’s Leaders.

Gearing up today’s millennials to become tomorrow’s leaders, the Institute will host our inaugural Young Professionals Symposium to pave the way for the millennials in this transformative age. Organised for young professionals by young professionals, the Symposium aims to empower them with the knowledge and skills to boost their careers and be future-ready.

Be inspired by a successful entrepreneur as he shares his journey from an accountant to a politician and finally to an entrepreneur today. Hear from one of the top 10 influential speakers in Singapore on how design thinking can be a catalyst to decision making in the finance function. Esteemed panellists will discuss the key technology-driven trends impacting the accounting profession and share some practical tips for young professionals to be future-ready. Learn useful skillsets and traits to become a successful finance business partner and tips on how to enhance your influence in the finance value chain. The Symposium will conclude with a fireside chat on sustainability reporting which highlights how young professionals can play a part in championing workplace sustainability.

Take charge of your personal growth development and join us at the Symposium to enhance your growth prospects, learn new soft skills, expand your horizon, and prepare yourself to be future-ready. The Symposium also offers an excellent platform for you to establish new connections with peers from across industries and to learn from industry role models.

What are you waiting for? Join us at this inaugural Symposium to learn, network and grow!
 

Programme Outline


 
9.00am

Registration
 
9.30am

Welcome Address

Ms Belinda Teo
Chairperson, ISCA Young Professionals Advisory Committee
Assurance Manager, Ernst & Young LLP
 
9.45am

Keynote Presentation
Pursuing different peaks in life:
Starting and Building a business

Hear the story behind Mr Teo Ser Luck’s passion and business, and what drove him to start as an accountant, became a politician and eventually now an entrepreneur. Get some valuable tips on how to take the first step and be inspired by how he overcame the struggles to create work-life balance.

Mr Teo Ser Luck

ISCA Advisor
Entrepreneur, Investor, Member of Parliament
Former Minister of State
 
10.45am

Tea Break (15mins)
 
 11.15am

Panel Discussion
Embracing Change: Evolving Jobs and Skills

Technology innovation has been changing the nature of jobs on a global scale. In today’s fast changing business landscape, corporate leaders are also required to rethink, retrain and redeploy employees. The panel discussion seeks to discuss:
  • What are the key technology-driven trends impacting the accounting profession?
  • What are some practical tips for young professionals to be future-ready?
  • What are some retraining and reskilling models adopted by organisations to enable their employees to move up the value chain?
Moderator:
Ms Lelaina Lim
Council Member, ISCA
Group Chief Financial Officer
​Eu Yang Sang International Ltd

Panellists:

Mr Ong Wee Gee 
Vice President Finance
Equinix Asia Pacific Pte Ltd
 
Ms Seah Gek Choo
Talent Partner
Deloitte
 
Ms Fen Teo
Associate Director - Singapore, 
Robert Half International Pte Ltd 

 
12.15pm

Design Thinking – Can it be Applied to Accounting?

Design thinking involves using ‘out of the box’ approaches to solve common problems. And this is an increasingly important area as the pace of change is getting ever quicker. To stay ahead of your peers, it is important for you to innovate and be creative, adapt and change yourself to help your organisation to grow. Here, you will learn some useful tips on applying design thinking to unleash the creativity hidden in you.
 
A/Prof James Leong C. Foo

Adjunct Associate Professor, National University of Singapore
Founder, Visions.One Consulting Pte. Ltd
FCA (Singapore)
 
12.45pm

Networking Lunch (60mins)
 
1.45pm

Enhancing your Influence in the Finance Value Chain
 
The finance function is evolving, and young professionals ought to be equipped with the influential skills and analytical mindset to move up the value chain. Be enlightened by Huffington Post blogger, TEDx speaker and former McKinsey consultant Ms. So-Young Kang, as she shares some tips on how your influential skills and an analytical mind can play a huge part in creating the right value for your finance team.


Ms So-Young Kang
CEO, Gnowbe
 
2.15pm

Becoming a Future Finance Business Partner
 
There is an increasing need for a more collaborative finance function and strategic alignment between business and finance in the digital age. But what does it mean to be a successful business partner, and what are the skill sets and personal traits that are required for you to transform yourself into an effective business partner in future? Learn from our speaker as he shares how soft skills are essential with an increased focus on building successful business partnerships within an organisation.
 
Mr Lee Wei Hock 
Partner, Assurance
Ernst & Young LLP

 
2.45pm

FRS 2018 – All You Need to Know in 30 minutes


Speaker will share the key changes of FRSs effective in 2018 and beyond: FRS 109, 115 and 116

Mr Haridas Kanagasabai (Das)
Partner, Audit & Assurance
Deloitte Singapore
 
3.15pm

Tea Break (15mins)
 
 3.30pm

Fireside Chat

Integrating Sustainable ESG: A Marriage Made in Heaven?


Sustainability reporting is changing the way businesses work and make decisions. Workplace sustainability goes beyond switching off lights, printing less documents and reducing the use of styrofoam boxes. It has both internal and external drivers and involves all aspects of E.S.G – Environmental, Social and Governance. How can we marry the three? What can we do to make our workplace more sustainable? Esteemed speakers will share their insights on how young professionals can play a part in championing workplace sustainability and how it can drive bottom-line in the long run.


Moderator:
Ms Yvonne Chan
Vice President, ISCA Council
Chief Financial Officer and Director (Corporate Development)
Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore

Panellists:
Ms Fang Eu-Lin
Partner, Sustainability and Climate Change Leader
PwC Singapore

Mr Srinivasan Venkita (S.Venkat)
President, Global Head - Finance (Corporate)
Olam International Ltd
 
4.30pm

The One Young World Experience

Be delighted and inspired by ISCA’s selected 2017 winner Ashiq Chu as he shares his once-in-a-lifetime experience on interacting and exchanging ideas with youth leaders from around the world in the exciting city of Bogata, Columbia.
 
Mr Muhammad Ashiq Chu

ISCA’s representative at the 2017 One Young World Summit in Bogota, Columbia
Manager, Assurance, PwC Singapore
 
4.45pm

One Young World 2018 Awards Presentation Ceremony
 
4.55pm

Presentation of Instagram Contest Winner
 

Till Next Year!
 
 
Closing Date for Registration

1 week before programme or until full enrolment

Intended For

Young finance professionals below 35 years old and final year students in an accounting-related course

Competency Mapping

Category 1 = 0.50 Hours
Others = 5.00 Hours

Schedule & Fees

Date & Time

06 Aug 2018 (9:00 AM - 5:30 PM)

Registration is closed

Programme Facilitator(s)

Group of Professionals

Testimonial

Funding

No funding Available!

Programme Facilitator(s)


Welcome Address
 

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Ms Belinda Teo
Chairperson, ISCA Young Professionals Advisory Committee
Assurance Manager, Ernst & Young LLP
 
 
 
Keynote Presentation:
 
Pursuing Different Peaks in Life:
Starting and Building a Business
 

User-added image

Mr Teo Ser Luck
ISCA Advisor
Entrepreneur, Investor, Member of Parliament
Former Minister of State

 
 
 

Panel Discussion
Embracing Change: Evolving Jobs and Skills
 
Moderator:   
Panellists:
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Ms Lelaina Lim 
Council Member, ISCA Group Chief Financial Officer
Eu Yan Sang International Ltd

 

User-added image
 
Mr Ong Wee Gee
Vice President Finance
Equinix Asia Pacific Pte Ltd


 
User-added image
 
Ms Seah Gek Choo
Talent Partner

Deloitte



 
 
User-added image
 
Ms Fen Teo
Associate Director - Singapore, 
Robert Half International Pte Ltd 


 
 
 
 

Design Thinking – Can it be Applied to Accounting?
 

User-added image

A/Prof James Leong C. Foo
Adjunct Associate Professor, National University of Singapore
Founder, Visions.One Consulting Pte. Ltd
FCA (Singapore)
 
 

Enhancing your Influence in the Finance Value Chain
 

User-added image

Ms So-Young Kang
CEO, Gnowbe
 
 
 
FRS 2018 – All You Need to Know in 30 minutes
 

User-added image

Mr Haridas Kanagasabai (Das)
Partner, Audit & Assurance
Deloitte Singapore

 
 

Fireside Chat
Integrating Sustainable ESG: A Marriage Made in Heaven?
 
Moderator:   
Panellists:
 

User-added image

Ms Yvonne Chan

Vice President, ISCA Council
Director (Corporate Development) /CFO, Maritime and Port of Authority Singapore
User-added image

Ms Fang Eu-Lin

Partner, Sustainability and Climate Change Leader
PwC Singapore
User-added image

Mr Srinivasan Venkita (S.Venkat)

President, Global Head-Finance (Corporate)
Olam International Ltd
 
 
The One Young World Experience
 

User-added image

Mr Muhammad Ashiq Chu
ISCA’s representative at the 2017 One Young World Summit in
Bogota, Columbia
Manager, Assurance, PwC Singapore
 
 


Programme Overview

Today’s Millennials, Tomorrow’s Leaders.

Gearing up today’s millennials to become tomorrow’s leaders, the Institute will host our inaugural Young Professionals Symposium to pave the way for the millennials in this transformative age. Organised for young professionals by young professionals, the Symposium aims to empower them with the knowledge and skills to boost their careers and be future-ready.

Be inspired by a successful entrepreneur as he shares his journey from an accountant to a politician and finally to an entrepreneur today. Hear from one of the top 10 influential speakers in Singapore on how design thinking can be a catalyst to decision making in the finance function. Esteemed panellists will discuss the key technology-driven trends impacting the accounting profession and share some practical tips for young professionals to be future-ready. Learn useful skillsets and traits to become a successful finance business partner and tips on how to enhance your influence in the finance value chain. The Symposium will conclude with a fireside chat on sustainability reporting which highlights how young professionals can play a part in championing workplace sustainability.

Take charge of your personal growth development and join us at the Symposium to enhance your growth prospects, learn new soft skills, expand your horizon, and prepare yourself to be future-ready. The Symposium also offers an excellent platform for you to establish new connections with peers from across industries and to learn from industry role models.

What are you waiting for? Join us at this inaugural Symposium to learn, network and grow!
 

Programme Outline


 
9.00am

Registration
 
9.30am

Welcome Address

Ms Belinda Teo
Chairperson, ISCA Young Professionals Advisory Committee
Assurance Manager, Ernst & Young LLP
 
9.45am

Keynote Presentation
Pursuing different peaks in life:
Starting and Building a business

Hear the story behind Mr Teo Ser Luck’s passion and business, and what drove him to start as an accountant, became a politician and eventually now an entrepreneur. Get some valuable tips on how to take the first step and be inspired by how he overcame the struggles to create work-life balance.

Mr Teo Ser Luck

ISCA Advisor
Entrepreneur, Investor, Member of Parliament
Former Minister of State
 
10.45am

Tea Break (15mins)
 
 11.15am

Panel Discussion
Embracing Change: Evolving Jobs and Skills

Technology innovation has been changing the nature of jobs on a global scale. In today’s fast changing business landscape, corporate leaders are also required to rethink, retrain and redeploy employees. The panel discussion seeks to discuss:
  • What are the key technology-driven trends impacting the accounting profession?
  • What are some practical tips for young professionals to be future-ready?
  • What are some retraining and reskilling models adopted by organisations to enable their employees to move up the value chain?
Moderator:
Ms Lelaina Lim
Council Member, ISCA
Group Chief Financial Officer
​Eu Yang Sang International Ltd

Panellists:

Mr Ong Wee Gee 
Vice President Finance
Equinix Asia Pacific Pte Ltd
 
Ms Seah Gek Choo
Talent Partner
Deloitte
 
Ms Fen Teo
Associate Director - Singapore, 
Robert Half International Pte Ltd 

 
12.15pm

Design Thinking – Can it be Applied to Accounting?

Design thinking involves using ‘out of the box’ approaches to solve common problems. And this is an increasingly important area as the pace of change is getting ever quicker. To stay ahead of your peers, it is important for you to innovate and be creative, adapt and change yourself to help your organisation to grow. Here, you will learn some useful tips on applying design thinking to unleash the creativity hidden in you.
 
A/Prof James Leong C. Foo

Adjunct Associate Professor, National University of Singapore
Founder, Visions.One Consulting Pte. Ltd
FCA (Singapore)
 
12.45pm

Networking Lunch (60mins)
 
1.45pm

Enhancing your Influence in the Finance Value Chain
 
The finance function is evolving, and young professionals ought to be equipped with the influential skills and analytical mindset to move up the value chain. Be enlightened by Huffington Post blogger, TEDx speaker and former McKinsey consultant Ms. So-Young Kang, as she shares some tips on how your influential skills and an analytical mind can play a huge part in creating the right value for your finance team.


Ms So-Young Kang
CEO, Gnowbe
 
2.15pm

Becoming a Future Finance Business Partner
 
There is an increasing need for a more collaborative finance function and strategic alignment between business and finance in the digital age. But what does it mean to be a successful business partner, and what are the skill sets and personal traits that are required for you to transform yourself into an effective business partner in future? Learn from our speaker as he shares how soft skills are essential with an increased focus on building successful business partnerships within an organisation.
 
Mr Lee Wei Hock 
Partner, Assurance
Ernst & Young LLP

 
2.45pm

FRS 2018 – All You Need to Know in 30 minutes


Speaker will share the key changes of FRSs effective in 2018 and beyond: FRS 109, 115 and 116

Mr Haridas Kanagasabai (Das)
Partner, Audit & Assurance
Deloitte Singapore
 
3.15pm

Tea Break (15mins)
 
 3.30pm

Fireside Chat

Integrating Sustainable ESG: A Marriage Made in Heaven?


Sustainability reporting is changing the way businesses work and make decisions. Workplace sustainability goes beyond switching off lights, printing less documents and reducing the use of styrofoam boxes. It has both internal and external drivers and involves all aspects of E.S.G – Environmental, Social and Governance. How can we marry the three? What can we do to make our workplace more sustainable? Esteemed speakers will share their insights on how young professionals can play a part in championing workplace sustainability and how it can drive bottom-line in the long run.


Moderator:
Ms Yvonne Chan
Vice President, ISCA Council
Chief Financial Officer and Director (Corporate Development)
Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore

Panellists:
Ms Fang Eu-Lin
Partner, Sustainability and Climate Change Leader
PwC Singapore

Mr Srinivasan Venkita (S.Venkat)
President, Global Head - Finance (Corporate)
Olam International Ltd
 
4.30pm

The One Young World Experience

Be delighted and inspired by ISCA’s selected 2017 winner Ashiq Chu as he shares his once-in-a-lifetime experience on interacting and exchanging ideas with youth leaders from around the world in the exciting city of Bogata, Columbia.
 
Mr Muhammad Ashiq Chu

ISCA’s representative at the 2017 One Young World Summit in Bogota, Columbia
Manager, Assurance, PwC Singapore
 
4.45pm

One Young World 2018 Awards Presentation Ceremony
 
4.55pm

Presentation of Instagram Contest Winner
 

Till Next Year!
 
 
Closing Date for Registration

1 week before programme or until full enrolment

Intended For

Young finance professionals below 35 years old and final year students in an accounting-related course

Competency Mapping

Category 1 = 0.50 Hours
Others = 5.00 Hours

Programme Facilitator(s)


Welcome Address
 

User-added image
 
Ms Belinda Teo
Chairperson, ISCA Young Professionals Advisory Committee
Assurance Manager, Ernst & Young LLP
 
 
 
Keynote Presentation:
 
Pursuing Different Peaks in Life:
Starting and Building a Business
 

User-added image

Mr Teo Ser Luck
ISCA Advisor
Entrepreneur, Investor, Member of Parliament
Former Minister of State

 
 
 

Panel Discussion
Embracing Change: Evolving Jobs and Skills
 
Moderator:   
Panellists:
User-added image

Ms Lelaina Lim 
Council Member, ISCA Group Chief Financial Officer
Eu Yan Sang International Ltd

 

User-added image
 
Mr Ong Wee Gee
Vice President Finance
Equinix Asia Pacific Pte Ltd


 
User-added image
 
Ms Seah Gek Choo
Talent Partner

Deloitte



 
 
User-added image
 
Ms Fen Teo
Associate Director - Singapore, 
Robert Half International Pte Ltd 


 
 
 
 

Design Thinking – Can it be Applied to Accounting?
 

User-added image

A/Prof James Leong C. Foo
Adjunct Associate Professor, National University of Singapore
Founder, Visions.One Consulting Pte. Ltd
FCA (Singapore)
 
 

Enhancing your Influence in the Finance Value Chain
 

User-added image

Ms So-Young Kang
CEO, Gnowbe
 
 
 
FRS 2018 – All You Need to Know in 30 minutes
 

User-added image

Mr Haridas Kanagasabai (Das)
Partner, Audit & Assurance
Deloitte Singapore

 
 

Fireside Chat
Integrating Sustainable ESG: A Marriage Made in Heaven?
 
Moderator:   
Panellists:
 

User-added image

Ms Yvonne Chan

Vice President, ISCA Council
Director (Corporate Development) /CFO, Maritime and Port of Authority Singapore
User-added image

Ms Fang Eu-Lin

Partner, Sustainability and Climate Change Leader
PwC Singapore
User-added image

Mr Srinivasan Venkita (S.Venkat)

President, Global Head-Finance (Corporate)
Olam International Ltd
 
 
The One Young World Experience
 

User-added image

Mr Muhammad Ashiq Chu
ISCA’s representative at the 2017 One Young World Summit in
Bogota, Columbia
Manager, Assurance, PwC Singapore
 
 

Upcoming Schedule

Registration is closed

Date & Time

06 Aug 2018 (9:00 AM - 5:30 PM)

Fee (inclusive of GST)

For Members: $ 267.50
For Non-Members: $ 321.00

Programme Facilitator(s)

Group of Professionals

Venue

The Glasshouse, Level 3, 5 Fraser Street
Andaz Singapore,
Singapore 189354