Basic Compulsory Ethics Programme for SAICA trainees
|CPD Hours:||Attendance at this seminar will secure 6.5 hour/s verifiable CPD points including other professional bodies (SAICA, SAIBA, ACCA, IACSA, IRBA & etc)|
SAICA introduced a compulsory ethics programme which is effective from 1 January 2019 in respect of all trainees whose contracts end after 31 March 2019. Training office’s compliance with this requirement will be measured at re-accreditation visits, through Criterion C9. *** NEW Self-paced Online learning platform: MySkillsPortal developed for Trainees ***
Trainees will join a 1-day compulsory and interactive self-paced e-learning workshop, broken down in bite-sized modules. After attending the workshop, trainees will complete an online assessment questionnaire and obtain a CPD certificate. Additional work papers and resources will be made available to trainees when progressing through each module. Our presenters are qualified Chartered Accountants as well as accredited SAICA Assessors. This programme meets all the requirements set by SAICA. In this course trainees will learn how to apply ethical principles in practice, reflect on interactive discussions during the online e-learning workshop (self-paced), collaborate and apply thinking and behavioural skills in the workplace.
What are ethics • Why ethics are important • How to build reputation and trust through ethics in one’s career and business • The consequences of ethical failure • What drives ethical choices • Different values and how they underpin behaviour in the workplace • How to integrate ethical principles and apply them to scenarios that typically arise in the accounting industry • Practical tools to help improve ethical behaviour • How to make ethical decisions in complex situations • The role of the chartered accountant in ensuring ethical and effective governance in organisations and his/her responsibilities in this regard • The role of the manager/employee in building an ethical culture in organisations and his/her responsibilities in this regard. • Understands the implications of the Code of Professional Conduct
SAICA introduced a compulsory ethics programme which is effective from 1 January 2019 in respect of all trainees whose contracts end after 31 March 2019. Training office’s compliance with this requirement will be measured at re-accreditation visits, through Criterion C9: Criterion: Each trainee whose training contract has an end date after 31 March 2019 receives a formal ethics programme of 6 to 8 hours duration (including breaks).