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These educational podcasts offer an in-depth exploration of a range of subjects relevant to the ACCA qualification. Areas covered include risk, governance, ethics, audit, human resource management, strategy, environmental accounting and many more.

These educational podcasts offer an in-depth exploration of a range of subjects relevant to the ACCA qualification. Areas covered include risk, governance, ethics, audit, human resource management, strategy, environmental accounting and many more.
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These educational podcasts offer an in-depth exploration of a range of subjects relevant to the ACCA qualification. Areas covered include risk, governance, ethics, audit, human resource management, strategy, environmental accounting and many more.

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English


Episodes

SA Interviews: Jobsearching with recruitment consultant Tom Wood

6/27/2019
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In this episode our special guest is Tom Wood, a recruitment manager at Morgan McKinley. Tom shares his expertise and experience in this field, offering advice on how to boost your CV and LinkedIn profile, how to prepare for interview and what employers are looking for.

Duration:00:18:54

SBR: Accounting for cryptocurrencies

6/26/2019
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There are many issues that accountants may encounter in practice for which no accounting standard currently exists; one example is cryptocurrencies. For example, as no accounting standard currently exists to explain how cryptocurrency should be accounted for, accountants have no alternative but to refer to existing accounting standards. This podcast demonstrates to Strategic Business Reporting (SBR) candidates how this can be done using cryptocurrencies as an example.

Duration:00:10:57

SBR: The Sustainable Development Goals

6/5/2019
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The Sustainable Development Goals are 17 goals tackling major world issues agreed by 193 UN member states to be achieved by 2030. In this podcast we look at what the goals are and how they can provide insights for companies into how to create economic, social and environmental value for their investors and other stakeholders.

Duration:00:08:17

Careers: Protecting your data

6/5/2019
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As finance professionals, safeguarding personal, client and company data and information is vital. In this short podcast we explore some of the most important ways to keep data safe.

Duration:00:03:26

SA Interviews: Data 101 with Rob Douglas

6/5/2019
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In this episode we talk to Rob Douglas, director of planning for Europe at Adaptive Insights, about the way advances in technology, big data and artificial intelligence are likely to affect finance jobs in the future.

Duration:00:13:40

SA Interviews: CV Writing 101 with Matt Craven

5/7/2019
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Matt Craven, MD of The CV and Interview Advisors, shares his wealth of knowledge and experience on CV writing, personal branding, interview technique and career development for jobseekers in the finance and accountancy sector.

Duration:00:20:14

SA Interviews: ACCA Prizewinners

4/4/2019
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How do the students with the top marks achieve their impressive results? What's the secret? In this episode we talk to 3 ACCA prizewinners around the world, Aminat Kamaru from Nigeria, Shahzeb Khan from Pakistan and Robyn Hever from the UK, about their goals, challenges and top tips for studying and passing exams.

Duration:00:19:52

SA Interviews: Mindfulness with Tessa Watt

4/4/2019
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What is mindfulness and why is it such a big deal these days, both inside and outside of the workplace? In the first episode of our new interview series, we talk to mindfulness expert, teacher and author Tessa Watt about how mindfulness can be of benefit to those studying and practising accountancy.

Duration:00:20:49

Applying big data and data analytics in Strategic Business Leader

3/7/2019
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This podcast gives an overview of big data and its characteristics. It then explores data analytics and looks at some examples of how using big data and data analytics can improve business performance.

Duration:00:16:42

Key Budget 2018 proposed tax changes for businesses

3/6/2019
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The finance minister Heng Swee Keat delivered a futuristic Singapore Budget Statement for the Financial Year 2018 on 19 February 2018. A slew of tax changes were announced to provide near-term support to firms and workers, foster pervasive innovation, build deep capabilities and forge strong partnerships both locally and abroad. This podcast explores the significant tax changes announced for businesses in Budget 2018.

Duration:00:10:58

Auditing in specialised industries

3/5/2019
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This podcast provides some insight into the matters that need to be considered by auditors when engaged to provide the external audit service to a client operating in a specialised industry.

Duration:00:07:01

The Money Laundering Regulations 2017

3/5/2019
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The Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer) Regulations replaced the Money Laundering Regulations 2007 with updated provisions that implement in part the EU Fourth Money Laundering Directive, which in turn applied the latest Financial Action Task Force (FATF) standards. This podcast will look at the changes introduced by the new regulations.

Duration:00:14:49

The Criminal Finances Act 2017

3/5/2019
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There are a number of possible criminal offences relating to tax evasion. Some of these are statutory and others are covered by the common law. This podcast provides an overview of the measures introduced by the Criminal Finances Act 2017.

Duration:00:06:41

Bouncing back from a fail

2/11/2019
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Failing an exam can feel like the worst thing in the world – how do you pick yourself back up? Understand what went wrong so you pass next time. Here are some tips for moving forward with a positive mindset.

Duration:00:07:55

The many facets of leadership

2/11/2019
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Leadership skills are among those most sought after by accountancy and finance employers, even for entry-level positions. Can you have a career in finance if you don’t aspire to lead?

Duration:00:07:25

The human factor

2/11/2019
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Professional accountants will need to reassess their relationship with technology as the number of areas where automation meets emotional intelligence increase.

Duration:00:10:29

Clever job hunting

2/11/2019
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Landing your first job can be hard when competing with hundreds of other applicants. If you have tried the conventional ways, here are some alternative routes to take.

Duration:00:08:54

Be more productive

2/11/2019
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There are only so many hours in the working day, but with a few tweaks to the way you work and organise yourself, you can achieve a real productivity boost.

Duration:00:03:29

Scoring professional marks

11/22/2018
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This podcast explains what professional marks are, how they are awarded in the Strategic Professional exams and serves to remind potential candidates how best to achieve these additional, and often crucial, marks.

Duration:00:10:00

Recommended approach to Section B of the SBR exam

11/22/2018
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The purpose of this podcast is to give candidates an insight into the thinking of the SBR examining team when setting Section B of the SBR exam. It particularly relates to questions 3 and 4 of the SBR exam and further reflects on the specific skills and qualities that accountants are required to have in the work place.

Duration:00:17:31