To support this goal, there are three initiatives. Explore CPA Australia's progress on each of these below.
CPA Australia has signed an agreement with the RMIT College of Business Blockchain Innovation Hub to explore opportunities for collaboration in education and research on blockchain. Blockchain is a major topic of interest that will affect the future of the accounting and audit profession. Watch INTHEBLACK.com’s award-winning
blockchain explainer video.
CPA Australia's Beijing office hosted The era of transformation – empowering the future: 2019 CPA Australia Economic Trends and Innovation Forum at Dalian Castle Hotel on 31 May 2019. Topics included digital transformation, market outlook, robotic process automation and artificial intelligence in the profession.
CPA Australia conducted its tenth annual Asia-Pacific Small Business Survey (PDF). The survey measures business sentiment, technology uptake and access to finance across 10 markets in the Asia-Pacific region.
During May 2019, CPA Australia jointly held an International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) workshop for accounting and finance professionals with Lao Securities Commission in Vientiane, Laos, to discuss the benefits of adopting IFRS.
The Northern Territory office co-hosted an event with the Australian Computer Society that looked at cryptocurrencies and blockchain and explored the importance of being aware of the impact these technologies will have on accounting and finance.
CPA Australia published a detailed policy statement setting out the role accounting can play in formulating environmentally sensitive business and economic policy.
CPA Australia member research shows that future career development is a top priority for members. My Career Path Navigator is an online resource we are developing that will provide real-time data on skills and career trends in the industry.
Progress will be reported against this initiative during 2019.
Enhance your core accounting and finance skills in the areas of tax, audit and assurance, compliance, financial planning, analysis and reporting.
Find out how to transform your business using improved processes and management skills, the latest technologies and shared services.
Refine your skills and become a highly productive, effective and well-rounded individual.
Hear the latest trends and opportunities specific to your sector, including corporate, SME, not for profit and public sector.
Become an outstanding finance leader by enhancing the power of innovation, successfully managing change and driving a high-performance culture.
Understand shifts in the domestic and global economy, the regulatory environment, the latest fraudulent activities, and consumer and competitive markets to build risk mitigation strategies.
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