Young reporters - meet the professionals
This "Young reporters – meet the professionals" programme is a continuation of the HKIAAT Accounting and Business Management Case Competition, with the competition winners becoming our young reporters. The young reporters in this issue are graduates of Hong Kong Community College, Hong Kong Polytechnic University. They interviewed Joseph Yau, managing practising director of C K Yau & Partners CPA Limited. Click here to read the interview article.


Learning & teaching

Michael Lam, Lecturer from Sacred Heart Canossian College of Commerce (SHCCC) tells us the reasons why he recommends that his students obtain the AAT qualification and talks about how its practical nature helps students to progress their careers. Heibi Tsang, a SHCCC student, tells us how she got to know about the benefits of acquiring the AAT qualification.


Student registration (Closing date: 31 January 2011)
Students who wish to sit the AAT Examination in June 2011 should note that the closing date for registration is 31 January 2011. Click here for detailed information.
Accounting and Business Management Case Competition – Deadline of written report submission (9 February 2011)
Students who have joined the competition are reminded that the deadline for submitting their written reports is Wednesday, 9 February 2011 (before 5:00 p.m.). Please read the requirements for the written report format and submission procedures carefully. Click here for detailed information.
New AAT Examination study texts
A new series of study text for the AAT Examination have been launched! The new study texts, developed by Pearson Education South Asia, are designed to help students prepare for the AAT Examination. The study texts (except Papers 3 & 4) are now on sale at a list price of $335. AAT students / members can enjoy a 20% discount on the price, obtaining the study texts for just $268 each.

Employer in the spotlight and versatile AAT
Deep Bhansali, Director of Jewelex Hong Kong Ltd., talks about how AAT staff member Connie Li plays a significant role in helping the company stay competitive within the jewellery industry. Connie tells us why she changed direction to head for a career in accountancy and why she chose the AAT qualification as her first step towards joining the accounting profession.
Business Proposal Writing
To help students prepare the written report for the Accounting and Business Management Case Competition, Vivien Ho, lecturer at HKU SPACE shares with us the techniques for writing an effective business proposal. +

The HKIAAT offers a free employment placement service for employers, members and students. You can look for accounting job openings that require the AAT qualification on our website. Click here for the latest jobs posted.
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