Free Technical Competency Development Forum for Associate Members

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February 23 @ 9:00 am - February 24 @ 3:30 pm

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(Established under the Accountants Act, Laws of Kenya)

Technical Competency Development Forum for Associate Members
Theme: Walking the Journey of a Professional Accountant
Date: 23rd -24th February 2022
Venue: Virtual
Time: 09.00am-03.30pm

(This Forum is strictly for Associate Members!)


The critical role that accountants play in the financial management of organizations cannot be overlooked as it feeds into all sectors of the economy. Many organizations entrust their financial health to Accountants and accounting related roles owing to the technical skills needed to perform such roles. With such a responsibility bestowed upon Accountants, there is a need for continuous empowerment, capacity enhancement with appropriate skills and technical knowledge to aid the professionals in producing reliable and value adding financial information.

The modern-day Accountant needs to evolve from a traditional bean counter to an advisor and reliable partner for organizations on matters strategy. Technological advancements and unique evolving needs of organizations have turned this role to be more demanding with different facets emerging where accountants can choose to specialize in. It is against this backdrop that ICPAK has organized the two-day training to delve into the different accounting facets that associate members can choose to venture in.

The training will focus on:

  1. The Journey of a Refined Professional Accountant
  • The Motivating Factors
  • Scaling up Your Career, Investing in Yourself and Taking Advantage of Opportunities
  • Knowing Your Worth and Negotiating for it
  • Common Pitfalls Along the Journey and how to Avoid them
  1. Walking the Path of a Forensic Investigator
  • The Foundation and Training Required
  • Motivating Factors for Choosing this Path
  • The Accountant in Forensic Investigations
  • Risks Associated with the Journey and how to Navigate them
  • The Dos and Don’ts in the Career
  • Staying Relevant in the Industry
  1. The Career of an Internal Auditor & Management Accountant
  2. A Successful Career in External Audit
  • Required Qualifications and Experience
  • ICPAK Licensing Requirements
  • The Starting Point of your Journey
  • What will be expected of you
  • Preparing and Submitting Winning Bids
  • What to Consider in Setting Audit Fees
  • Client Expectations
  • Value Addition to the Client
  • Delivering Excellent Audit Work
  1. The Making of a Tax Expert
  • Prerequisite Qualifications
  • Possible Subject/Course Combinations
  • What the Journey Entails & Staying Abreast on Tax Matters
  • Interactions with KRA
  • Opportunities in the Field
  1. Opportunities in the Multiple Licenses Regime
  • Categories of Licenses
  • Requirements for Each Category
  • Application Procedure
  • Scouting for Opportunities
  1. Self- Leadership for Professional Accountants

 Target Audience:

Associate Members of ICPAK.

CPD Units:

Associate Members who attend the training in full will earn 10 Structured CPD Units.

Financial Commitment:
The Training is free of charge for ICPAK Associate Members.

National Industrial Training Authority (NITA) Reimbursement

The Institute is registered as a trainer with National Industrial Training Authority (formerly Department of Industrial Training -DIT). The Institute’s registration number is DIT/TRN/47. Participants who are registered levy contributors should apply to NITA for reimbursement of their fees. Please note that this is applicable for Kenyan citizens only and subject to NITA regulations. Remember that to qualify you should apply to NITA for approval prior to the date of the conference. Further details can be obtained from their website (

For more information or enquiries please call +254(20)8562011; +254(20)8562016 or + (254) 733856262/727531006 or email to


February 23 @ 9:00 am
February 24 @ 3:30 pm
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