Course Detail(QA063 : ISCA Quality Assurance Seminar 2017)

QA063 : ISCA Quality Assurance Seminar 2017 NEW

6.00 CPE Hours (Category 1, Category 2, Category 3, Others)
Classroom


Theme
REVving up for Tomorrow: be Relevant, be Efficient, Move up the Value chain
 
Programme Objective

With the theme “Revving up for Tomorrow: be Relevant, be Efficient, Move up the Value Chain”, this seminar aims to provide you and your team with an update on the recent developments concerning your practice, in particular for those from small and medium-sized practices (SMPs). Our distinguished speakers will bring you through a series of topics, ranging from technical to practice management related. In addition, there will be a sharing session by the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA) on audit regulatory updates and certain practice review matters.

Programme Outline

TimeItemsSpeakers
08:30 – 09:00  Registration 
09:00 – 09:15Welcome and Keynote AddressShariq Barmaky, Chairman, Auditing and Assurance Standards Committee, ISCA; Audit & Assurance Leader, Singapore and Regional Managing Partner, Audit & Assurance Services Southeast Asia, Deloitte & Touche LLP
09:15 – 10:15FRS115  (Auditors’ Perspective)
 
Learn how FRS 115 - Revenue from Contracts with Customers will have an impact on various industries. This session will cover, from the auditors’ perspective, the implementation challenges faced by industries and the proposed solutions, as well as how SMPs can prepare their clients for such changes.
 
Ng Kian Hui, Senior QA Advisor, ISCA and Partner, Audit & Assurance, BDO LLP
10:15 – 10:45TEA BREAK 
10.45 – 10.55Audit Regulatory Updates: Sharing by ACRA
 
Hear from ACRA on some key audit regulatory updates that will come into effect in 2017 and 2018.
 
Lee Tze Shiong, Senior Director, Public Accountancy Division, ACRA
10:55 – 12.00EP 200 Implementation: Sharing by ACRA
 
With the expansion of Ethics Pronouncement (EP) 200 – Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism – Requirements and Guidelines for Professional Accountants in Singapore inspection regime to include those public accountants/public accounting entities that audit non-listed entities, ACRA will also be sharing the key observations noted and good practices that have been implemented by audit firms.
 
Questions and Answers
 
Quek Siew Eng, Chief Inspector and Director, Practice Monitoring Department, ACRA
12:00 – 12:15EP 200 Implementation: Sharing of ISCA initiativesSheryl Hon, Senior Manager, Quality Assurance, ISCA
12:15 – 13:30Networking Lunch 
13:30 - 14:45How to Grow and Future-Proof your Audit Practice
 
Get practical tips on improving your practice and insights on the impact of technology on auditing from a leading practice advisor from Australia.
 
David Smith, Director, Smithink
14:45 – 15:15TEA BREAK 
15:15 – 16:15Data Analytics
 
Discover how the audit profession, including SMPs, can leverage on data analytics to generate valuable insights about their clients’ businesses, even for small enterprises. Understand the implementation challenges, the knowledge and skills required, and how SMPs can benefit from the adoption of data analytics to progress in tandem with today’s dynamic business environment.
 
Sanjay Panjabi, Partner, Audit & Assurance and SEA Audit Analytics Leader, Deloitte Southeast Asia
16:15 – 17:15Panel Discussion
Revving up for Tomorrow: Challenges and Opportunities for SMPs 
 
Hear from our panel of industry experts on transformation in the audit sector, the challenges and opportunities for SMPs and how SMPs can gear up for the future.
 
Moderator: Michael Chin, Chairman, Public Accounting Practice Committee and Council Member, ISCA; and Managing Partner, PKF-CAP LLP
 
Panelists:
1)     Sanjay Panjabi
2)     David Smith
3)     Dwight Wainman, Chairman, Caseware
4)     Vivienne Chiang, Managing Partner, K Y Chiang & Co

Closing Date for Registration

Registration is on first-come-first-serve basis and closes when capacity is filled.

Intended For

Practitioners and non-practising audit professionals working in public accounting firms

Competency Mapping

Category 1 = 1.00 Hours
Category 2 = 1.00 Hours
Category 3 = 2.50 Hours
Others = 1.50 Hours

Schedule & Fees

Date & Time

22 May 2017 (9:00 AM - 5:30 PM)

Registration is closed

Programme Facilitator(s)

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Testimonial

Funding

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Theme
REVving up for Tomorrow: be Relevant, be Efficient, Move up the Value chain
 
Programme Objective

With the theme “Revving up for Tomorrow: be Relevant, be Efficient, Move up the Value Chain”, this seminar aims to provide you and your team with an update on the recent developments concerning your practice, in particular for those from small and medium-sized practices (SMPs). Our distinguished speakers will bring you through a series of topics, ranging from technical to practice management related. In addition, there will be a sharing session by the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA) on audit regulatory updates and certain practice review matters.

Programme Outline

TimeItemsSpeakers
08:30 – 09:00  Registration 
09:00 – 09:15Welcome and Keynote AddressShariq Barmaky, Chairman, Auditing and Assurance Standards Committee, ISCA; Audit & Assurance Leader, Singapore and Regional Managing Partner, Audit & Assurance Services Southeast Asia, Deloitte & Touche LLP
09:15 – 10:15FRS115  (Auditors’ Perspective)
 
Learn how FRS 115 - Revenue from Contracts with Customers will have an impact on various industries. This session will cover, from the auditors’ perspective, the implementation challenges faced by industries and the proposed solutions, as well as how SMPs can prepare their clients for such changes.
 
Ng Kian Hui, Senior QA Advisor, ISCA and Partner, Audit & Assurance, BDO LLP
10:15 – 10:45TEA BREAK 
10.45 – 10.55Audit Regulatory Updates: Sharing by ACRA
 
Hear from ACRA on some key audit regulatory updates that will come into effect in 2017 and 2018.
 
Lee Tze Shiong, Senior Director, Public Accountancy Division, ACRA
10:55 – 12.00EP 200 Implementation: Sharing by ACRA
 
With the expansion of Ethics Pronouncement (EP) 200 – Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism – Requirements and Guidelines for Professional Accountants in Singapore inspection regime to include those public accountants/public accounting entities that audit non-listed entities, ACRA will also be sharing the key observations noted and good practices that have been implemented by audit firms.
 
Questions and Answers
 
Quek Siew Eng, Chief Inspector and Director, Practice Monitoring Department, ACRA
12:00 – 12:15EP 200 Implementation: Sharing of ISCA initiativesSheryl Hon, Senior Manager, Quality Assurance, ISCA
12:15 – 13:30Networking Lunch 
13:30 - 14:45How to Grow and Future-Proof your Audit Practice
 
Get practical tips on improving your practice and insights on the impact of technology on auditing from a leading practice advisor from Australia.
 
David Smith, Director, Smithink
14:45 – 15:15TEA BREAK 
15:15 – 16:15Data Analytics
 
Discover how the audit profession, including SMPs, can leverage on data analytics to generate valuable insights about their clients’ businesses, even for small enterprises. Understand the implementation challenges, the knowledge and skills required, and how SMPs can benefit from the adoption of data analytics to progress in tandem with today’s dynamic business environment.
 
Sanjay Panjabi, Partner, Audit & Assurance and SEA Audit Analytics Leader, Deloitte Southeast Asia
16:15 – 17:15Panel Discussion
Revving up for Tomorrow: Challenges and Opportunities for SMPs 
 
Hear from our panel of industry experts on transformation in the audit sector, the challenges and opportunities for SMPs and how SMPs can gear up for the future.
 
Moderator: Michael Chin, Chairman, Public Accounting Practice Committee and Council Member, ISCA; and Managing Partner, PKF-CAP LLP
 
Panelists:
1)     Sanjay Panjabi
2)     David Smith
3)     Dwight Wainman, Chairman, Caseware
4)     Vivienne Chiang, Managing Partner, K Y Chiang & Co

Closing Date for Registration

Registration is on first-come-first-serve basis and closes when capacity is filled.

Intended For

Practitioners and non-practising audit professionals working in public accounting firms

Competency Mapping

Category 1 = 1.00 Hours
Category 2 = 1.00 Hours
Category 3 = 2.50 Hours
Others = 1.50 Hours

Programme Facilitator(s)

-

Upcoming Schedule

Registration is closed

Date & Time

22 May 2017 (9:00 AM - 5:30 PM)

Fee (inclusive of GST)

For Members: $ 370.00
For Non-Members: $ 420.00

Programme Facilitator(s)

-

Venue

7 Raffles Avenue
The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore,
Singapore 039799