This preparatory course allows participants without an accredited accountancy degree have a pathway to the Singapore Chartered Accountant (CA) Qualification through the Foundation programme. This provides basic technical knowledge and skills for inquiry, abstract logical thinking, critical analysis, appropriate communication, and personal and interpersonal skills required for the accounting profession.
Singapore Taxation module equips participants with the core knowledge of the underlying principles and major technical areas of taxation through a variety of business and personal scenarios and situations. Upon completion of this module, participants should be able to compute tax liabilities, explain the basis of their calculations, apply ethical tax-planning techniques for individuals and companies, and identify the compliance issues for each major tax type.
The Principles of Financial Reporting module provides participants with knowledge of the Conceptual Framework and the Singapore Financial Reporting Standards (SFRS) to produce a complete set of financial statements for single entities, including basic notes to the accounts. Participants will also be able to explain and advise on the application of the SFRS, demonstrating appropriate professional judgment. The
Principles of Financial Reporting module provides foundation accounting knowledge for the
Advanced Financial Reporting module and the
Accounting for Decision Making module develops cost accounting techniques for planning, control, and decision-making. The key focus is on analysis of relevant information for decision-making by management. Upon successful completion of this module, participants will have gained practical knowledge through the application of various strategic management accounting tools and techniques.
Upon completion of the
Financial Management module, participants will be equipped with the skills expected of an aspiring finance manager. Starting with the environment and scope of finance, the module will delve into working capital management through active analysis of current assets and current liabilities. The firm's cost of capital, through debt and equity sources, and other business finance issues will also be explored. Participants will then be exposed to different investment appraisal techniques and business valuation models to arm them with the knowledge to price financial instruments and businesses. Finally, the module will conclude with key risk-management elements, such as operational, market, reputation, and strategic risk concepts.
Advanced Financial Reporting module builds upon the knowledge and skills studied in the Principles of Financial Reporting module. Upon successful completion of this module, participants will be able to demonstrate sound knowledge of and apply the Conceptual Framework and the Singapore Financial Reporting Standards (SFRS) to produce a complete set of financial statements for single entities and simple groups, including basic notes to the accounts. Participants will also be able to explain and advise on the application of the SFRS, including the appropriate treatment and disclosure of hedge accounting, demonstrating appropriate professional judgment.
Upon completion of the
Assurance module, participants will understand the nature, purpose, and scope of assurance engagements. Participants will also be able to demonstrate how an auditor obtains an understanding of the entity, plans and performs audit procedures, collects and documents evidence, and presents reports for statutory audits in accordance with the Singapore Standards on Auditing and Code of Professional Conduct and Ethics.
No formal assessments except online quiz for self-understanding.A Certificate of Participation will be awarded to participants who achieve at least 75% attendance.
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