SIAS-ACCA Financial Literacy Workshop
The first intensive three-hour long session was attended by 75 business students from Singapore Polytechnic who were introduced to topics such as how to stay debt free, how to plan their CPF, and investment and estate planning.
The course is designed to provide tools and knowledge so that participants can build a solid foundation and kick-start their future financial success. The workshop will be rolled out to other polytechnics later in the year.
ACCA-Clariden CFO Leadership Program
Held in July at the Shangri-La Hotel Singapore, the event was attended by CFOs from major companies and industries across Asia. Led by Professor John Percival of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, the programme addressed the changing role that CFOs play in their organization.
ACCA Singapore and Clariden also hosted a CFO panel discussion and networking cocktails.
ACCA Singapore 2nd Annual Golf Challenge
ACCA hosted its 2nd Annual Golf Challenge at the Singapore Island Country Club (SICC) on 13th July 2011.
Thanks to the support of our members, friends and partners of ACCA, the event was well attended by over 60 golfers who participated in the challenge.
Our gratitude goes out also to our sponsors: Big Fish Golf International Pte Ltd, Cerebos Pacific Ltd, Deloitte & Touche LLP, Golf Punk Magazine, Kaplan Financial, KPMG LLP, Starhub Ltd and Kome Japanese Dining
Winners of the Challenge are:
- ACCA Champion – Mr Kaka Singh, Chairman, RSM Chio Lim LLP and President, ACCA Singapore Branch
- 1st Runner-up – Mr Ven Sreenivasan, Senior Correspondent, The Business Times
- 2nd Runner-up – Mr Kevin Scully, Executive Chairman & Founder, NRA Capital Pte Ltd
- ACCA Premier Division Champion – Mr Carl Chay, Analyst, GM Capital Management Pte Ltd
ACCA Career Evening
ACCA, together with RSM Chio Lim LLP, Baker Tilly TFW LLP, BDO LLP, LTC LLP and Ng, Lee & Associates – DFK, organised a career exhibition on 5 August 2011 that was attended by over 200 ACCA members, affiliates and students who learnt more about the career prospects and opportunities available to aspiring accountants in a mid-tier firm.