INSTITUTE OF CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS OF KENYA
(Established under the Accountant Act, Laws of Kenya)
THE 3RD NATIONAL LADY ACCOUNTANTS CONFERENCE
Date: 6th – 9th August 2019
Venue: Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort & Spa Mombasa, Kenya
The gender agenda is about enabling women to balance demands – it has nothing to do with laws and regulations; those are already in place anyway. Beyond being influential as stewards of families, how can women leaders be strategically placed in key policy making decisions in the region? What about the place of women as drivers in credit and technology, peace and security, governance and legal protection, among other concerns? Are women visible and impactful as opinion leaders?
Today’s female leaders are feeling unprecedented pressure to excel in their occupations, at home, in society with the balance highly tipped to an “either or” situation. Recent developments have seen increased number of female leaders in corporations, in government and in nearly all other human endeavors albeit at a disappointingly low rate.
Synergizing for the Gender Agenda is the third in a row of carefully panned seminars to attract and offer a platform for lady CPAs, CFOs, CEOs, Board Members, Political and Business Leaders to interact, network, learn, share experiences and build alliances to advance their growth and influence both at the work place and in society.
We have lined up subject specialists, experienced women leaders and experts to help delegates plan on maximizing their value and contributions when both expectations and risk for backlash are high, which is often the case for Women Leaders.
Managing CEO Persona for Lady Chief Executives:
Personal experience, personality traits, public presence, leadership style and industry stature are but examples that combine and determine the persona of any leader. Women leaders however face higher demands and societal expectation hence the need for them to be increasingly aware of who they are and how they are perceived. This presentation will delve into various leadership styles and offer practical tips on the “CEO for Excellence Persona”
Navigating Employee Demands; For the CE on Heels
Addressing employee concerns both individually for staff and collectively through their unions is paramount to business leadership. At the end of the day, CEOs must act in service of their business and those affected by it. This presentation will cover issues that matter to employees, company culture, attracting and retaining top talent.
Managing external stakeholder expectations
Customers, policymakers, government officials, partners and the public all have opinions on a business’s actions and commentary. A desire to appeal to every stakeholder in a business’s network is at best futile. This presentation will delve into stakeholder mapping, analysis, planning and implementing an External Stakeholder Engagement Plan (ESEP)
Leading to the Future – Strategic Planning Package for Aspiring CEOs
A strategy is how a company safeguards its existence which is brought to life through its product and service offerings. Using a renowned strategist, conference delegates shall discuss the mechanics, process implementation and monitoring for corporate strategic plans. In the epilogue, a session is planned on how to turn strategy to organization culture then to organization philosophy thereby articulating a firm set of values that will guide the operations of an entity well into the future.
Family, Executive Suite & The Boardroom
Every family, business, industry and nation has its own set of challenges. Norms, practices, risk and regulatory compliance and reputation all shape how a lady CE manages family, the executive wing and the boardroom. Working backwards, that is starting at the boardroom, this session is wholly dedicated to how to interact with, manage board politics, whilst keeping tabs on top management and in between not forsaking the demands of one’s family.
Excellence in Public Sector Service
All governments strive for excellence in service delivery and will often ‘allocate’ resources for continual improvement. The question of how best to achieve this seems to be a mystery to the bodies concerned nevertheless. Collectively, the session will suggest ways in which we can make our complex public sector tick and probably be a model for other neigbouring countries.
Affirmative Action vs Sustainability of women in Politics
Affirmative action and positive discrimination are often used synonymously. In Kenya, just like in the rest of Africa, women participation in formal decision-making structures lack. There is also a relative lack of qualitative and structural changes in power relations. This session will examine the need to have collective effort to equip women with tools to examine political power structures and “locate themselves” within power relationships.
|Details||Early Bird Rate
Booking and Payment received by 24/07/2019
Booking and payment received after 24/07/2019
|Associate Members/Accounting Trainees||Kshs. 50,000 per Delegate||Kshs. 55,000 per Delegate|
|Kenyan based Members/ACCA Members and IFAC PAOs||Kshs. 60,000 per Delegate||Kshs. 65,000 per Delegate|
|Non-Member||Kshs. 65,000 per Delegate||Kshs. 70,000 per Delegate|
4.0 CONTINUOUS PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT UNITS
Members of ICPAK and those from other reciprocating professional bodies will earn 20 CPD units upon successfully attending all conference sessions.
5.0 NATIONAL INDUSTRIAL TRAINING AUTHORITY (NITA) REIMBURSEMENT
The Institute is registered as a trainer with National Industrial Training Authority. 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 (www.nita.go.ke).
6.0 PARTNERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
The conference presents a perfect opportunity for organizations to showcase their products & services to a target group with high purchasing powers, both on personal and corporate levels. You will also have a unique opportunity for brand positioning and communication that will enjoy optimal visibility. Armed with significant purchasing power and decision-making authority, the audience are a key target group for businesses. Sponsorship opportunities range from cocktail, gala, media sponsorships, exhibitions and advertising. For more information or enquiries please email firstname.lastname@example.org