Singapore Accountancy CommissionCome 1st July 2017, there will be changes to the Singapore Chartered Accountant (CA) Qualification programme that both candidates and organisations can look forward to.
Undergrads will get a headstart at getting the Singapore CA Qualification through the Foundation Programme (FP). A new assessment format for Technical Modules of the Professional Programme (PP) will provide greater focus.
Practice Workbooks for PP have been introduced to help candidates pass the exams. Workshops for the Integrative Business Solutions module (PP) have been enhanced.
Lastly, all organisations providing tuition for FP and PP can register as a Registered Learning Organisation.
Singapore Accountancy CommissionCongratulations to ACCA on their new international office at One Raffles Quay!
The opening ceremony was officiated by His Excellency, Scott Wightman, British High Commissioner to Singapore, ACCA Chief Executive Helen Brand OBE, SAC Chairman Chaly Mah, and other VIPs.
Aimed to drive innovation in the accountancy sectors in Singapore and the region, the new office will cater for more professional development courses and training using innovative educational pedagogies and flexible digital platforms.
Singapore Accountancy CommissionOn 7 April, the Committee on the Future Economy Working Group on Legal and Accounting Services released its recommendations to strengthen Singapore's position as a global leader for legal and accounting services.
Co-leads of the Working Group, Mr Chaly Mah (Chairman, Singapore Accountancy Commission) and Ms Indranee Rajah (Senior Minister of State for Finance and Law) addressed over 250 legal and accounting professionals, taking them through 15 recommendations and strategies.
Mr Mah also moderated a panel discussion with a distinguished lineup of panelists from the public and private sector.
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Singapore Accountancy CommissionAn MoU was signed today between Protiviti Singapore, The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) Singapore and The Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) to develop training programs and learning resources based on the COSO Frameworks.
Mr Evan Law, Chief Executive of the Singapore Accountancy Commission (SAC), said, “Singapore’s high standards of corporate governance have contributed to our reputation as a prominent financial hub in Asia. This collaboration on the COSO Frameworks - the basis for effective internal control and risk management practices - further raises our corporate governance capabilities, bringing us closer to our vision of becoming a leading global accountancy hub.”
Singapore Accountancy CommissionThe Singapore Accountancy Commission (SAC) and the Institute of Internal Auditors Singapore (IIA Singapore) signed an MOU on the 6th of April 2017 to collaborate on studies, talent development, thought leadership and research activities.
Together, we will work towards developing the growth of IA as a service, enhancing the talent pool and positioning Singapore as a leading hub for high-quality IA services and talent.