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Going into Practice

CPD Hours: 7
Learning Mode: Classroom based
Next available date: Monday, December 05, 2016 9:30:00 AM

Summary:
This course is aimed at accountants who are thinking of going into practice, are just starting practice (full-time or part-time) or those who have been promoted to partner or for those who simply want to know more about the topic. The course uses a number of expert speakers to cover a wide range of issues that are involved in setting up an accounting practice and the provision of a wide range of services including audit, accounting, bookkeeping, tax, etc. The course does not go into detail on how these services are provided, instead it goes through the regulatory requirements for a practice and from a practical perspective the types of systems and procedures a practice should consider implementing.

Investment Business Seminar

CPD Hours: 7
Learning Mode: Classroom based
Next available date: Tuesday, December 06, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Summary:
The world of investment business is ever changing and this day of CPD is designed to cover a number of relevant topics to update you on key issues and activities happening in the market.

Managing People - Top Tips

CPD Hours: 7
Learning Mode: Classroom based
Next available date: Tuesday, December 06, 2016 9:30:00 AM

Summary:
This course is not about learning the one right way to manage others, but about learning to manage others the very best that YOU can. The day helps individuals identify their skills and style as a manager and to develop the confidence to manage in a way that motivates and empowers others while delivering performance.

Practical Accounting Update (NI)

CPD Hours: 3:30
Learning Mode: Classroom based
Next available date: Tuesday, December 06, 2016 9:30:00 AM

Summary:
By the beginning of 2017 the FRSSE and old GAAP will be gone or disappearing fast and all small entities will be coming within the scope of the new GAAP. This course will look back at the issues that have arisen during the first year of FRS 102 for those entities that have adopted it, and will look forward to the issues that will face small entities adopting new GAAP for the first time. The course will be fast moving and practical, looking at a broad range of topics and answering the questions that affect small and medium sized companies.

Practical Audit Update (NI)

CPD Hours: 3
Learning Mode: Classroom based
Next available date: Tuesday, December 06, 2016 2:00:00 PM

Summary:
Course Aim The audit of small to medium sized companies has always been a balancing act between meeting the clients’ needs, staying compliant, protecting the firm and coming in on budget. This practical course will address the challenges of compliance and audit risk.

PAYE / PRSI

CPD Hours: 3
Learning Mode: Classroom based
Next available date: Wednesday, December 07, 2016 9:30:00 AM

Summary:
The course aims is to give an update on the latest legislative changes and current practice affecting Employment Taxes – mainly PAYE, USC and PRSI. It will cover recent Finance Acts/Bills, Revenue publications and practice, Social Welfare legislation and guidance and relevant Case Law and other topical developments

CPD Blitz 2016

CPD Hours: 7
Learning Mode: Classroom based
Next available date: Wednesday, December 07, 2016 9:30:00 AM

Summary:
Once again Chartered Accountants are delighted to bring you our CPD Regional Blitz. This year’s blitz will provided you the busy Chartered Accountant with the necessary professional updates to keep up to speed on relevant and topical issues. The intensive one-day seminar, taking place at a number of regional centres across the country, will cover a variety of topics that reflect the working environment and challenges that Chartered Accountants face.

Intermediate Excel 2007-2013 (NI)

CPD Hours: 7
Learning Mode: Classroom based
Next available date: Wednesday, December 07, 2016 9:30:00 AM

Summary:
Our 1 day Microsoft Excel Intermediate course is suitable for those with a sound working knowledge of Excel who wish to progress to the more complicated functions and features.

Excel 2013 Intermediate

CPD Hours: 7
Learning Mode: Classroom based
Next available date: Wednesday, December 07, 2016 9:30:00 AM

Summary:
This course focuses on the need to produce real time reports using Charts and Pivot Tables. It introduces some techniques using functions and Named ranges that will help you help you be more productive

Developing High Performance Teams (NI)

CPD Hours: 3:30
Learning Mode: Classroom based
Next available date: Wednesday, December 07, 2016 9:30:00 AM

Summary:
This course is designed for those with people management responsibilities and aims to give practical guidance on how to create the best environment to enable teams to excel.

Practical & Efficient Auditing WHILST Also Meeting the Requirements of the Audit Regulations

CPD Hours: 3
Learning Mode: Classroom based
Next available date: Wednesday, December 07, 2016 2:00:00 PM

Summary:
Are you struggling to prepare a compliant audit file which also complies with the Regulators requirements? If so this course is for you! The Quality Assurance Committee and the Board of CARB were concerned to note that for 32% (40% in 2013) of firms inspected during 2014, audit quality was below that which would be expected CARB issued guidance in their Regulatory Bulletin July 2014 highlighting some of the key areas of concern identified during the audit 2013 inspections. These areas of concern are addressed throughout this course. See link to CARB July 2014 Regulator bulletin

Business Plan Modelling using Excel 2007-2013 (NI)

CPD Hours: 7
Learning Mode: Classroom based
Next available date: Thursday, December 08, 2016 9:30:00 AM

Summary:
This course is designed for Accountants who have had limited involvement in business planning on Excel and require more competence in business planning techniques so that they can maximise flexibility and business model dynamics while incorporating future needs. It enables participants to compete for support and resources with the aid of a convincing plan either internally or for their clients.

Excel 2013 Advanced

CPD Hours: 7
Learning Mode: Classroom based
Next available date: Thursday, December 08, 2016 9:30:00 AM

Summary:
This course will extend your knowledge into some of the more specialized and advanced capabilities of Excel by applying advanced analysis techniques to What-If analysis and Scenario planning. You will learn how to use the advanced features in PivotTables and Power Pivots for analysis of large data sets.

Tax Conference - Annual Tax Tune up

CPD Hours: 4
Learning Mode: Classroom based
Next available date: Thursday, December 08, 2016 9:30:00 AM

Summary:
Tax practice and laws are constantly changing. Understanding how the changes impact your clients and business and knowing how to plan, are all part of the tax practitioner’s lot. Chartered Accountants Ireland is delighted to announce its annual tax conference “Get Up to Speed with a Tax Tune Up’. For this event, Chartered Accountants Ireland has assembled a panel of prominent tax experts who will speak on the hot topics of 2016 and 2017.

FRS 102 & The Auditor

CPD Hours: 3
Learning Mode: Classroom based
Next available date: Thursday, December 08, 2016 2:00:00 PM

Summary:
Not just another FRS 102 course! This one is especially for auditors of private companies. FRS 102 has brought new challenges for auditors. Clients struggle to implement new GAAP and may place reliance on you. How can you balance the position of trusted adviser with independent auditor? What evidence do you need to support new measurement methods and disclosures?

Venture Capital & Private Equity - An Introduction

CPD Hours: 7
Learning Mode: Classroom based
Next available date: Monday, December 12, 2016 9:30:00 AM

Summary:
As Irish asset markets recover, venture capital (VC) and private equity (PE) transaction volumes are growing. This one-day course gives a one-day overview of VC and PE processes and practices.

Rolling Forecast using Excel 2013

CPD Hours: 7
Learning Mode: Classroom based
Next available date: Tuesday, December 13, 2016 9:30:00 AM

Summary:
The aim of this course is to produce a rolling forecast in MS Excel (18 months). This entails heavy automation to facilitate the re-use of the model to create updated forecasts on an ongoing basis. This involves rolling out into the future and recognising opening historical position and financial years.

High Impact Leadership

CPD Hours: 7
Learning Mode: Classroom based
Next available date: Tuesday, December 13, 2016 9:30:00 AM

Summary:
This course is all about maximising performance - your performance as a leader and the performance of those you lead. Contemporary leadership is complex and multi-faceted and the need for clear, confident leadership is even greater in the times we live in at the moment.

CPD Blitz NI 2016

CPD Hours: 7
Learning Mode: Classroom based
Next available date: Tuesday, December 13, 2016 9:30:00 AM

Summary:
The CPD Blitz  is a one-stop shop of CPD for accountants and other financial professionals, regardless of what area you work in. Get essential updates in key areas, along with 7 hours CPD. It’s also a great chance to catch up with familiar faces just before Christmas.Get the updates you need in: tax, audit, Company Secretarial and cyber security. 

Practical audit update 2016

CPD Hours: 3
Learning Mode: Classroom based
Next available date: Tuesday, December 13, 2016 9:30:00 AM

Summary:
More details to follow

Practical Accounting Update

CPD Hours: 3
Learning Mode: Classroom based
Next available date: Tuesday, December 13, 2016 2:00:00 PM

Summary:
By the beginning of 2017 the FRSSE and old GAAP will be gone or disappearing fast and all small entities will be coming within the scope of the new GAAP. This course will look back at the issues that have arisen during the first year of FRS 102 for those entities that have adopted it, and will look forward to the issues that will face small entities adopting new GAAP for the first time. The course will be fast moving and practical, looking at a broad range of topics and answering the questions that affect small and medium sized companies.

Advanced Excel 2007- 2013 (NI)

CPD Hours: 7
Learning Mode: Classroom based
Next available date: Wednesday, December 14, 2016 9:30:00 AM

Summary:
At the end of this course you will have a complete understanding of the higher functions of Excel.You will be able to perform the most advanced calculations and functions, manipulate data using pivottables and ‘advanced’ analysis, record macros and integrate with other office applications.

IFRS 15 Revenue from Contracts with Customers

CPD Hours: 3:30
Learning Mode: Classroom based
Next available date: Wednesday, December 14, 2016 9:30:00 AM

Summary:
This course will highlight the main requirements of IFRS 15 Revenue from contracts with customers and highlight some of the difficulties likely to be encountered when applying this new standard.

People Management Skills for New (or Nearly New) Managers (NI)

CPD Hours: 3:30
Learning Mode: Classroom based
Next available date: Thursday, December 15, 2016 9:30:00 AM

Summary:
This course is for those who have recently become responsible for a team, or for anyone who would like to refresh these vital skills.

VAT - Finance Bill Update & Other Common VAT Issues

CPD Hours: 2
Learning Mode: Classroom based
Next available date: Thursday, December 15, 2016 9:30:00 AM

Summary:
This course is aimed at providing an update on VAT provisions in the Finance Bill as well as common VAT issues and other VAT hot topics.

VAT on Property

CPD Hours: 1:30
Learning Mode: Classroom based
Next available date: Thursday, December 15, 2016 12:00:00 PM

Summary:
This course will cover practical aspects of the VAT on property rules and common issues which may arise.

Corporate Insolvency

CPD Hours: 4
Learning Mode: Classroom based
Next available date: Thursday, December 15, 2016 2:00:00 PM

Summary:
Below are the details for our Corporate Insolvency event

Diploma in Corporate Finance - Classroom - Spring 2017


Learning Mode: Classroom based
Next available date: Friday, February 03, 2017 2:00:00 PM

Summary:
The Diploma in Corporate Finance has been specifically designed for those who are working in or advising on Corporate Finance assignments. CPD Hours: 60+

Diploma in Corporate Finance - Distance - Spring 2017


Learning Mode: Classroom based
Next available date: Friday, February 03, 2017 2:00:00 PM

Summary:
The Diploma in Corporate Finance has been specifically designed for those who are working in or advising on Corporate Finance assignments. CPD Hours: 60+

Diploma in Forensic Accounting - Dublin - Spring 2017


Learning Mode: Classroom based
Next available date: Friday, February 03, 2017 2:00:00 PM

Summary:
With increasing levels of prosecution for financial fraud and with other reasons for detailed financial investigation, such as divorce, the need for qualified people to investigate, document and be an expert witness in court is rapidly expanding. Developed by Chartered Accountants Ireland, the Diploma in Forensic Accounting is designed to provide participants with the core skills and knowledge required to undertake forensic accounting assignments.

Diploma in IFRS - Distance Course - Spring 2017


Learning Mode: Classroom based
Next available date: Friday, February 10, 2017 2:00:00 PM

Summary:
Recognising the complexity and pace of change in international financial reporting Chartered Accountants Ireland developed this programme. Designed to fast track the acquisition of the key practical skills, it equips participants with an internationally portable add on to their existing accountancy qualification. CPD Hours: 60+

Diploma in Taxation- Classroom Tuition - Spring 2017


Learning Mode: Classroom based
Next available date: Saturday, March 04, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Summary:
The Diploma in Taxation is designed to provide accountants with the skills to understand tax compliance and related accounting for tax issues, compute tax liabilities & tax reliefs, and prepare tax returns. The course is extremely practical and is delivered by a team of top tax experts, supported by comprehensive learning materials to guide, explain and test your understanding.

Diploma in Taxation- Distance Tuition - Spring 2017


Learning Mode: Classroom based
Next available date: Saturday, March 04, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Summary:
The Diploma in Taxation is designed to provide accountants with the skills to understand tax compliance and related accounting for tax issues, compute tax liabilities & tax reliefs, and prepare tax returns. The course is extremely practical and is delivered by a team of top tax experts,supported by comprehensive learning materials to guide, explain and test your understanding

Diploma in Strategic Finance & Analytics - Classroom Spring 2017


Learning Mode: Classroom based
Next available date: Friday, March 24, 2017 2:00:00 PM

Summary:
Our new Diploma in Strategic Finance and Analytics is designed to equip you to meet the challenges presented by the technological and data revolution head on and to exploit the new and emerging opportunities this is creating. It will build the set of skills required to succeed in one of the fastest growing, most dynamic areas of finance today, as a finance business partner.

Diploma in Strategic Finance & Analytics - Distance Learning Autumn 2016


Learning Mode: Classroom based
Next available date: Friday, March 24, 2017 2:00:00 PM

Summary:
Our new Diploma in Strategic Finance and Analytics is designed to equip you to meet the challenges presented by the technological and data revolution head on and to exploit the new and emerging opportunities this is creating. It will build the set of skills required to succeed in one of the fastest growing, most dynamic areas of finance today, as a finance business partner.

Diploma in Risk Management, Internal Audit & Compliance (Classroom Course)


Learning Mode: Classroom based
Next available date: Friday, March 24, 2017 2:00:00 PM

Summary:
This programme is aimed at those who work or aspire to work in a professional capacity in risk or compliance roles, The course will equip you with an understanding of how to build, effectively communicate and influence on risk management internal audit, governance and regulatory compliance operations, This course is available by classroom or distance learning.

Diploma in Risk Management, Internal Audit & Compliance (Distance Course) Spring 2017


Learning Mode: Classroom based
Next available date: Friday, March 24, 2017 2:00:00 PM

Summary:
This programme is aimed at those who work or aspire to work in a professional capacity in risk or compliance roles, The course will equip you with an understanding of how to build, effectively communicate and influence on risk management internal audit, governance and regulatory compliance operations, This course is available by classroom or distance learning.

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