If you’re looking to build an exciting career based on professional accounting skills that could take you across the globe in a diverse range of roles, the CPA Program is for you.
With our flexible study options, you can choose to complete the program to your own timeline and with the level of support you need.
Integrating education and experience, our program uses contemporary and internationally relevant material to provide you with an understanding of dynamic issues facing organisations today. The diagram below outlines program elements:
If you have studied an accounting-related degree, you will likely go straight into the CPA Program. In some cases, you may need to complete further studies.
Includes four compulsory subjects, two electives and an experience component that will give you the skills to stand out in the real world.
ETHICS & GOVERNANCE
STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING
GLOBAL STRATEGY & LEADERSHIP
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We recommend you complete this subject first. Learn the application of ethical principles, together with a strong knowledge of key corporate governance principles and mechanisms.
Apply accounting standards, interpret financial reports, and understand the business impacts of financial reports.
Learn how management accounting provides the information critical to the business decision making process. This subject then takes it all one step further and introduces the role of the management accountant in business strategy.
In the capstone subject, you will use strategic analysis to address complex business issues in a competitive and uncertain business environment.
If you have completed recognised studies in taxation and auditing, you can choose any two electives. If you have not completed recognised studies in taxation and/or auditing, you must select Advanced Taxation and/or Advanced Audit and Assurance.
Understand the legal and ethical obligations of a licensed financial adviser and offer financial advice that meet a client’s best interest.
Gain a broad view of investment structures and their regulatory environments, and acquire the skills to deliver comprehensive investment advice that will meet a client’s goals and objectives.
Recognise the financial risks faced by businesses and understand the key mechanisms and frameworks used to address and manage risk.
Identify, analyse, and assess taxation implications for individuals and business entities and ensure compliance with taxation laws. Local taxation units are available for Malaysia and Singapore.
Focus on both external and internal audit procedures. This subject will ensure you understand the audit process and are able to apply international standards to complex audits.
Analyse and evaluate the role of the CPA in contemporary business and how the accounting profession continues to evolve.
Develop the skills and knowledge to utilise integrated strategies to assist clients to maximise their retirement income and protect their assets.
To become a CPA you need 36 months of relevant experience. You can complete Your Experience before, after, or concurrently with your CPA Program subjects, however we recommend doing it concurrently. You will gain skills in four skill areas:
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