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October 13 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

THE INSTITUTE OF CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS OF KENYA

(established under the Accountant Act, Laws of Kenya)

ASSOCIATES’ FORUM

Date:13th October 2017

Time: 9.00am to 4.00pm

Venue: Meridian Hotel, Nairobi.

 Theme: Accountants’ Greatest Concerns in 2017 and Beyond

Overview

Accountants working in small and medium-sized practices (SMPs) around the world are facing heightened staffing challenges, according to the latest survey by IFAC Global SMP. Attracting new clients, keeping up with new regulations/standards, and pressure to lower fees remain key challenges faced by SMPs.

As trusted business advisors to small- and medium-sized entities, a sector critical to global economic stability and growth, SMPs need to consider how they can best leverage technological advances to reduce costs and offer value-added services to meet clients’ changing demands and expectations.

As part of member professional development, ICPAK has organized this Associates’ Forum with a focus on:

  1. Career Planning and Development

Accountants aspiring to become multitalented leaders need to move beyond routine finance & accounting responsibilities. There’s need to have a broader perspective and a wider set of capabilities and skills. The accountancy profession has a critical role to play to ensure that professional accountants acquire and leverage the necessary technical knowledge and skills.

  1. Self-marketing and Networking Strategies

Accountants generate new business via referrals. Although accountants possess special expertise in what they do and can build trusting relationships with clients, they struggle with marketing/selling skills. For many accountants, projecting their expertise and their unique value is challenging.

  1. The future of the accounting profession

The accounting profession is evolving rapidly. Accountants today have skills and resources that accountants three to five years ago, only wished for. With technology and software solutions evolving, the future of accounting may be very different from the reality we see today. In this forum, we shall explore what the accounting industry will look like in a few years to come.

  1. Emerging Issues

The Company’s Act 2015 and Amendments 2017.

Target Audience:

Associate members, accounting students, aspiring accountants. Practicing members, experienced members and other professionals are highly encouraged to join this group for experiential learning purpose.

Charges:

Category Amount  
Associate Members Ksh. 4,000
Members Ksh. 7,950
Non-members Ksh. 10,950
International Delegates USDs 120

Members in attendance will be awarded 7 CPD Hours. Online booking is ongoing at www.icpak.com

Details

Date:
October 13
Time:
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Event Category:

Organizer

ICPAK
Website:
icpak.com

Other

CPD Hours
7
Associates Member Cost
Ksh 4,000
Full Member Cost
Ksh 7,950
Non Member Cost
Ksh 10
Event Type
Seminar
Status
Open

Venue

Meridian Hotel, Nairobi
Nairobi,
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Phone:
+254 727 531006
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About ICPAK

ICPAK is an Institution
mandated to protect and uphold public interest
as well as develop and regulate the accountancy profession in Kenya.

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Contact Information:

P.O BOX 59963-00200,
CPA Center, Ruaraka, Thika road.
Nairobi, Kenya.

Tel: +254 (0) 20 2304226, 2304227
Mobile: +254 (0) 727 531006 / 733 856262 / 721 469796/ 721469169
Email: icpak@icpak.com

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