The Institute of Chartered Accountants (Ghana) recently hosted its annual Presidential Luncheon on Thursday, 3rd September 2015 at the Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel, Accra. The keynote address was delivered by Ms. Olivia Kirtley, President, International Federation of Accountants (IFAC), who was the Guest Speaker at the Luncheon.
ICAG President Luncheon Keynote Address - Olivia Kirtley
November 2015 Professional Examination
The Institute of Chartered Accountants (Ghana) wishes to inform all students preparing for the NOVEMBER 2015 Professional Examinations that registration of entries will begin on 3RD AUGUST 2015–30TH SEPTEMBER 2015.
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ATSWA SEPTEMBER 2015 EXAMINATIONS
THE INSTITUTE OF CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS GHANA
ASSOCIATION OF ACCOUNTANCY BODIES IN WEST AFRICA
ACCOUNTING TECHNICIANS SCHEME WEST AFRICA (ATSWA)
The Institute of Chartered Accountants (Ghana) wishes to inform all students preparing for the Accounting Technicians Scheme West Africa (ATSWA) Examinations that registrations for the SEPTEMBER 2015 Examinations begins on 27TH JULY – 31ST AUGUST 2015
Registration forms are available from the following points:
- ICAG Office Complex (Okponglo-East Legon)
- Kumasi ICAG Office, Ahodwo Roundabout (IPMC Building)
- Sunyani Polytechnic, Finance Office
NATIONAL ACCREDITATION BOARD (NAB)/ THE INSTITUTE OF CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS, GHANA (ICAG)
CHARTERED INSTITUTE OF CERTIFIED TAX ACCOUNTANTS
The National Accreditation Board (NAB) and the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Ghana (ICAG) have taken note of advertisements in the dailies by a certain “Chartered Institute of Certified Tax Accountants-Ghana (CICTA)” advertising for students to enroll onto its programmes and a purported graduation ceremony in Canterbury, UK.
NAB and ICAG wish to inform prospective students, employers and the general public that the said “Chartered Institute of Certified Tax Accountants - Ghana” does not have the legal mandate to award any academic or professional qualifications that may be accepted for purposes of academic/professional placements/progression. It is at best a voluntary association.
The general public is hereby informed that NAB and ICAG are the ONLY bodies empowered by law to accredit and regulate the Accounting programme/profession respectively in Ghana. Thus, anyone acquiring a certificate not recognized by these accredited regulatory agencies would be tantamount to a waste of time and resources as such certificates will remain unauthorized and useless.
The so called “Chartered Institute of Certified Tax Accountants -Ghana (CICTA)” is advised to cease all advertisements immediately and go through the required processes to earn the “Chartered” nomenclature or face appropriate legal sanctions.
The general public is cautioned to desist from responding to these advertisements or enrolling into any of the programmes. Further, any person that does business with this institution does so at his/her own risk.
ENHANCING PUBLIC FINANCIAL GOVERNANCE AND MANAGEMENT IN AFRICA: 11TH-13TH AUGUST 2015 GABORONE, BOTSWANA
Greetings on behalf of the Executive Committee of the African Association for Public Administration and Management (AAPAM).
The African Association for Public Administration and Management (AAPAM) and the Centre of Specialisation in Public Administration And Management (CESPAM) have partnered to deliver a three day executive course on Enhancing Public Financial Governance and Management in Africa to be held in Tlotlo Conference Centre, Gaborone, Botswana from the 11th – 13th August 2015. This course seeks to build leadership competencies in establishing a culture of stewardship for managing public funds and examine strategies for financial administration and accountability in Africa. The programme is designed to develop confident leadership and management as the policies and strategies rest on the shoulders of Executives and Managers entrusted with turning them into reality.
The focus groups for the executive course are the high level and middle level public servants in the African public service, executives and middle managers in the public and private sectors, researchers and academics. Some of the topics that we will engage in include; Governance, ethics and accountability; Principles of Financial Accountability, Leading Risk Assessment, Management and Mitigation and Evaluating corporate governance strategies among others. (Visit our website for further details www.aapam.org). Click here to read more...
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