CPA-Aust open for enrolment


FOUNDED in 1886, Certified Practicing Accountants (CPA) Australia is one of the world’s largest professional accounting bodies, representing more than 164,000 members across 150 countries and regions around the world.
If you are in the accounting or banking and finance industry, CPA Australia will help you explore your global employability options and gain access to exclusive networking and conference events.
By covering domestic and global business issues, the CPA Programme provides the expertise today to create strategic business leaders of tomorrow.
Rather than just providing a technical focus, the CPA programme equips candidates with an understanding of the dynamic issues facing organisations in the global marketplace.
With the flexible study options, candidates can choose to complete the CPA programme through distance learning, full-time study, or through a combined postgraduate degree.
Candidates can also opt for online or face-to-face tuition to complement the distance learning study option.
Syahrir Iman Suib CPA (Australia) who is currently EPR (Kuching) Sdn Bhd chief executive officer, shares his experience with CPA Australia.
“I really enjoyed the diversity of subjects offered by the CPA Program.
“It has shaped me to become an all-rounder professional, well-equipped to tackle any business situation.
“Going beyond finance and accounting, the CPA Program has helped me to grow in professional networking, leadership, strategy and business,” he said.
“The program also made me excel in PwC Kuala Lumpur for eight years, specialising in audit and business advisory.
“ I’m now leading a construction and consultancy company based in Sarawak”.
Nishalini Rajasekar CPA (Australia) is currently working at Total Marine Technology (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd as a senior accountant recalls her time with CPA Australia.
“The CPA programme enabled me to not only focus on the technical aspects in financial accounting but to also critically assess and raise any control or process issues to the top management,” she said.
“The CPA Programme also offers various complimentary events with multiple networking opportunities with industry experts worldwide.
“Overall, I found the CPA programme flexible for working professionals and relevant as it equips aspiring accountants with skills and knowledge to stay abreast with the changing roles of accounting in this digital era.”
Enrol by July 23 for this year’s semester 2 intake. Applicants who enrol by July 10 are eligible for early bird subject fees.
Registrations for next year’s semester 1 is from this October to the end of next January.
Early enrolment will allow you access to study materials (subject to availability) so you can review the course in advance.
CPA Australia is also conducting several complimentary “Become a CPA” information sessions in Malaysia.
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