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Advanced Certificate in Accounting Practice and Financial Management for Non-financial Professionals in NGOs

Introduction

The certificate is a new programme specially designed to help NGO staff of non-financial background who are responsible for accounting / financial issues to master more advanced knowledge and skills in managing NGO finance.

Objective

  • To provide more in-depth knowledge of financial management and accounting for centre supervisors / service managers in managing NGO finances
  • To help managerial staff master budgetary control and monitoring for making good decisions
  • To develop appropriate strategies for funds development and fundraising from financial perspective
  • To assist centre supervisors / service managers in developing and implementing risk-based internal control, handling disclosure of information and public accountability with confidence
  • Selection Criteria
    1. Preference will be given to applicants who enroll in the full certificate programme
    2. Those who have completed HKCSSI’s Certificate in Accounting Practice and Financial Management for Non-financial Professionals in NGOs will take priority.
    3. Applications from target participants who can meet the above two selection criteria will also be processed on a first come, first served basis.

    Details

    Course Code : 16A-C02 to C05
    Date(s) : 9, 16, 23 & 30/8/2016
    Time : 26 Hours
    Target Participants : Center Supervisors, Service Managers (non-financial professionals) responsible for accounting and financial operations of subvented and / or non-subvented services of NGOs
    Fee : HKD 4,320.00
        HKD 3,980.00 (For HKCSS Agency Member Staff Only)
        HKD 728.00 ("Small NGO Capacity Development Subsidy Programme"- the highest subsidy amount is 80% of the course fee. Please refer to “Financial Assistance”.)
    Early Bird Fee : HKD 3,640.00 (Payment on or before 2016-07-19 for HKCSS Agency Member Staff Only)
    Enquiries : 2876 2470 or [email protected]

    Remarks

    Quota is set for each course in "Small NGO Capacity Development Subsidy Programme". All applications are subject to approval. For details, please click HERE .

    Certificates
    - Certificates will be issued by the HKCSS Institute to participants upon successful 
    completion of session(s) enrolled with 80% attendance in total.

    Course Committee (2016-2017) (in alphabetical order by surname)
    Ms Elsa Chan陳凱茵女士
    Executive Director
    Hok Yau Club

    Mr Steve Lam 林志輝先生
    BSc (Econ), MBA, FCMA, CPA (Aust), FCPA
    Deputy Director (Finance & General Administration), Hong Kong Society for the Protection of Children

    Ms Elizabeth Law MH JP 羅君美女士
    FCPA (Practising) CA (Canada) ACA (England & Wales)
    FCPA (Australia) CPA (Canada) 
    Stephen Law & Company, Certified Public Accountants
    Law & Partners CPA Limited
    Member of LAWCPA Network

    Mr Ng Hang Sau伍杏修先生
    Chief Executive Officer
    The Hong Kong Society for Rehabilitation

    Ms Annie Wong 黃雁玲女士
    Member of HKICPA and CPA Australia
    Finance Manager, Baptist Oi Kwan Social Service

    Mr Ronald Yam 任德煇先生
    Partner
    RSM Hong Kong

     

    Course Structure

    Advanced Certificate in Accounting Practice and Financial Management for Non-financial Professionals in NGOs (Session 1 to 4)
    Session 1: Budget Management and Budgetary Control and Monitoring for NGOs
    Course Code : 16A-C02
    Date(s) : 9/8/2016
    Time : 0930 - 1730 (6.5 Hours)
    Venue : Duke of Windsor Social Service Building, 15 Hennessy Road, Wanchai, HK
    Target Participants : Center Supervisors, Service Managers (non-financial professionals) responsible for accounting and financial operations of subvented and / or non-subvented services of NGOs
    Class Size : 30
    Language : Cantonese (supplemented with English)
    Fee : HKD 1,140.00
        HKD 1,050.00 (For HKCSS Agency Member Staff Only)
        HKD 192.00 ("Small NGO Capacity Development Subsidy Programme"- the highest subsidy amount is 80% of the course fee. Please refer to “Financial Assistance”.)
    Early Bird Fee : HKD 960.00 (Payment on or before 2016-07-19 for HKCSS Agency Member Staff Only)
    Enquiries : 2876 2470 or [email protected]
    Speaker(s) :
    Mr. LAM , Steve 林志輝先生
    BSc (Econ), MBA, FCMA, CPA (Aust), FCPA / Deputy Director (Finance & General Administration)
    Hong Kong Society for the Protection of Children
    Mr Steve Lam is responsible for the areas of Agency’s finance, accounting, general administration and information technology. He has fruitful experiences in dealing with practical financial issues of social service organisations. With his experiences in the financial profession of over 25 years and in the social welfare sector, he is able to provide insights to NGO staffs in topics relating to financial management. Prior to joining HKSPC, he was the Finance Manager of an NGO and has already had well experience in financial and management accounting, financial management and taxation in the commercial sector. He is also an experienced instructor in many similar training courses for social work professionals. Steve is a popular speaker in many NGO seminars with topics relating to financial management. He currently holds the qualifications of Certified Public Accountant, Chartered Management Accountant and Certified Practicing Accountant (Australia).
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    Session 2: Strategic Financial Decision-making in NGOs (Full)
    Course Code : 16A-C03
    Date(s) : 16/8/2016
    Time : 0930 - 1800 (7 Hours)
    Venue : Duke of Windsor Social Service Building, 15 Hennessy Road, Wanchai, HK
    Target Participants : Center Supervisors, Service Managers (non-financial professionals) responsible for accounting and financial operations of subvented and / or non-subvented services of NGOs
    Class Size : 30
    Language : Cantonese (supplemented with English)
    Fee : HKD 1,230.00
        HKD 1,130.00 (For HKCSS Agency Member Staff Only)
        HKD 206.00 ("Small NGO Capacity Development Subsidy Programme"- the highest subsidy amount is 80% of the course fee. Please refer to “Financial Assistance”.)
    Early Bird Fee : HKD 1,030.00 (Payment on or before 2016-07-26 for HKCSS Agency Member Staff Only)
    Enquiries : 2876 2470 or [email protected]
    Speaker(s) :
    Mr. LAM , Steve 林志輝先生
    BSc (Econ), MBA, FCMA, CPA (Aust), FCPA / Deputy Director (Finance & General Administration)
    Hong Kong Society for the Protection of Children
    Mr Steve Lam is responsible for the areas of Agency’s finance, accounting, general administration and information technology. He has fruitful experiences in dealing with practical financial issues of social service organisations. With his experiences in the financial profession of over 25 years and in the social welfare sector, he is able to provide insights to NGO staffs in topics relating to financial management. Prior to joining HKSPC, he was the Finance Manager of an NGO and has already had well experience in financial and management accounting, financial management and taxation in the commercial sector. He is also an experienced instructor in many similar training courses for social work professionals. Steve is a popular speaker in many NGO seminars with topics relating to financial management. He currently holds the qualifications of Certified Public Accountant, Chartered Management Accountant and Certified Practicing Accountant (Australia).
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    Session 3: Financial Perspective of Funds Development and their Strategies for NGO’s Sustainable, Long-term Growth (Full)
    Course Code : 16A-C04
    Date(s) : 23/8/2016
    Time : 0930 - 1700 (6 Hours)
    Venue : Duke of Windsor Social Service Building, 15 Hennessy Road, Wanchai, HK
    Target Participants : Center Supervisors, Service Managers (non-financial professionals) responsible for accounting and financial operations of subvented and / or non-subvented services of NGOs
    Class Size : 30
    Language : Cantonese (supplemented with English)
    Fee : HKD 1,050.00
        HKD 970.00 (For HKCSS Agency Member Staff Only)
        HKD 176.00 ("Small NGO Capacity Development Subsidy Programme"- the highest subsidy amount is 80% of the course fee. Please refer to “Financial Assistance”.)
    Early Bird Fee : HKD 880.00 (Payment on or before 2016-08-02 for HKCSS Agency Member Staff Only)
    Enquiries : 2876 2470 or [email protected]
    Speaker(s) :
    Mr. LAM , Steve 林志輝先生
    BSc (Econ), MBA, FCMA, CPA (Aust), FCPA / Deputy Director (Finance & General Administration)
    Hong Kong Society for the Protection of Children
    Mr Steve Lam is responsible for the areas of Agency’s finance, accounting, general administration and information technology. He has fruitful experiences in dealing with practical financial issues of social service organisations. With his experiences in the financial profession of over 25 years and in the social welfare sector, he is able to provide insights to NGO staffs in topics relating to financial management. Prior to joining HKSPC, he was the Finance Manager of an NGO and has already had well experience in financial and management accounting, financial management and taxation in the commercial sector. He is also an experienced instructor in many similar training courses for social work professionals. Steve is a popular speaker in many NGO seminars with topics relating to financial management. He currently holds the qualifications of Certified Public Accountant, Chartered Management Accountant and Certified Practicing Accountant (Australia).
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    Session 4: Risk-based Internal Control, Disclosure of Information and Public Accountability for NGOs
    Course Code : 16A-C05
    Date(s) : 30/8/2016
    Time : 0930 - 1730 (6.5 Hours)
    Venue : Duke of Windsor Social Service Building, 15 Hennessy Road, Wanchai, HK
    Target Participants : Center Supervisors, Service Managers (non-financial professionals) responsible for accounting and financial operations of subvented and / or non-subvented services of NGOs
    Class Size : 30
    Language : Cantonese (supplemented with English)
    Fee : HKD 1,140.00
        HKD 1,050.00 (For HKCSS Agency Member Staff Only)
        HKD 192.00 ("Small NGO Capacity Development Subsidy Programme"- the highest subsidy amount is 80% of the course fee. Please refer to “Financial Assistance”.)
    Early Bird Fee : HKD 960.00 (Payment on or before 2016-08-09 for HKCSS Agency Member Staff Only)
    Enquiries : 2876 2470 or [email protected]
    Speaker(s) :
    Ms. Wong , Annie 黃雁玲女士
    Finance Manager
    Baptist Oi Kwan Social Service
    Ms Annie Wong has over 15 years of accounting experience in commercial and NGO sectors. She is currently the member of HKICPA and CPA Australia.
    Mr. NG Hang Sau 伍杏修先生
    伍杏修先生是註冊社工,曾任香港復康會總裁,現任「沙田慈氏護養院」的醫院管治委員會成員。伍先生於2010年獲香港大學社會工作及社會行政學系頒發60周年「傑出校友」獎項表揚其對專業的承擔。
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