Preparatory Course for Singapore Qualification Programme - Professional Programme – Business Value, Governance and Risk

Objectives

Upon completion of the Business Value, Governance and Risk module, Candidates will be able to demonstrate a sound understanding of the basis upon which corporate value is created, maintained sustainably (e.g. sound investment decisions) and protected (e.g. by avoidance of excessive concentration of power and lack of scrutiny of management). Candidates will be able to assess how governance arrangements may prevent long-term dysfunctional behaviour.

The module addresses risk management as a key factor in governance and strategy. It develops skills from previous studies in asset valuation in the context of wider considerations of capital investment appraisal, including strategic investment decisions, taking into account underlying financial risk management concepts for effective and responsible decision making.

Outcomes

For more information, please see the handbook attached.

Course Outline
  • Enhancing Business value
  • Investment appraisal
  • Governance and responsibility
  • Risk and risk management
  • Internal control and review
Assessment / Certificate of Attainment

No assessment or certificate is involved in this course. Students may sit an external examination conducted by Singapore Accountancy Commission (SAC) after the course.

Who Should Attend?

This course is ideal for the working adults who would like to gain knowledge in the area to prepare themselves for the external examination.

Entry Requirement

Academic Requirements

All applicants must satisfy the requirements of the Academic Base of the Singapore QP before they can embark on the Professional Programme. To satisfy the requirements of the Academic Base, applicants must either:

  • Hold an accredited accountancy degree; or

To enrol directly into the Professional Programme, applicants must possess one of the following accredited degrees in accountancy:

  • Bachelor of Accountancy from the Nanyang Technological University;
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Accountancy) from the National University of Singapore;
  • Bachelor of Accountancy from the Singapore Management University;
  • Bachelor of Accountancy from the UniSIM University (part-time);
  • Master of Professional Accounting from the Singapore Management University; or
  • Master of Science in Accountancy from the Nanyang Technological University (previously known as Master of Business Administration (Accountancy))*.

* Graduates of the NTU Master of Business Administration (Accountancy) programme are allowed to enrol directly into the Professional Programme.

The original and a certified true copy of the degree and transcript must be submitted at the time of enrolment into the Singapore QP.

These degrees are also recognised for the purpose of registering public accountants under the Accountants Act (Cap. 2).

For more information regarding the Foundation Programme, please click here. Hold a recognised degree that is comparable to a 3-year undergraduate degree and complete the Foundation Programme for Singapore QP.

To find out more about the Foundation Programme application procedures, please click here.

Practical Requirements

To register in the Programme, applicants must be employed with an Accredited Training Organisation (ATO) which issues a Training Agreement and assigns an Approved Mentor to their Candidates.

For more information on the introduction of SAC/SQP, please see here.

Course Duration

24 hours

Learning Materials

Students will be given a set of the learning pack by SAC.

Teacher Student Ratio

1:30

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