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    • 3 Sep 2024
    • 09:15 - 12:30
    • Online Webinar
    Register
    Registration Time: 09:00
    Sessions Time: 09:15 - 12:30  including a 15-minute break
    Speaker: Mr Clayton Degiorgio
    Venue:   Online Webinar
    Participation Fees (The Institute is now accepting payments via Paypal)
    MIA Members: €40.00
    Non-MIA Members: €75.00
    Retired Members: €20.00
    Students: €30.00

    *Group bookings for 3 or more participants available.

    BACKGROUND INFORMATION

    Management accounting information plays a pivotal role in meeting the needs and expectations of the various stakeholders. By providing relevant and accurate data, accounting information enables stakeholders to make informed decisions, evaluate the efficiency of an entity, and engage effectively with the company. The use of appropriate management accounting techniques tailored to the organisation's activities and size enhances the usefulness of the information for stakeholders. Ultimately, the continuous development and ethical considerations in accounting practices are essential to address the diverse interests of stakeholders and ensure the usefulness of accounting information.

    SPECIFIC TOPICS TO BE COVERED DURING THE SESSION

    • Internal and external stakeholders
    • Stakeholder value model
    • Understanding the needs of company stakeholders
    • What are the expectations of the various stakeholders?
    • Providing reliable accounting information to stakeholders
    • Ethical considerations
    • Case studies

    Why is the session of relevance to our members?

    This session aims to empower attendees with a comprehensive understanding of how the information provided by accountants plays a vital role for the diverse stakeholders within a company.

      Target Audience

      This session is designed for accounting professionals, equipping them with the knowledge and insights necessary to navigate the intricate expectations of diverse stakeholders within a company.

      Speaker's Profile

      Clayton Degiorgio – M. Accty. (Melit.), MIA, CPA
      Clayton has graduated as a qualified Accountant with a Distinction from the University of Malta in 2015 and is a Certified Public Accountant and a Member of the Malta Institute of Accountants.
      Having started his experience with one of the Big Four both within the Tax Department and Audit Department, he moved on to Accountancy related positions in the industry. In his experience as an in-house Accountant, Clayton has worked in the services, manufacturing and retail industries for eight years.
      He currently holds the position of Chief Financial & Operations Officer with a reputable Maltese company operating within the retail industry and has opened a company providing audit, tax, accounting and advisory services.

      EVeNT CPE COMPETENCies


      3  Core


      WEBINARS TERMS AND CONDITIONS

      Terms and conditions  apply


      DISCLAIMER

      By Registering and/or Booking for this event, you agree that MIA will collect your information which will be using it in accordance with its Privacy Notice available at the following link.
      Please note that all webinars are recorded by the MIA. Such recordings will be retained by the MIA for internal use.
      • 25 Sep 2024
      • 09:15 - 12:30
      • Online Webinar
      Register
      Registration Time: 09:00
      Sessions Time: 09:15 - 12:30  including a 15-minute break
      Speaker: Dr Jeanette Calleja Borg 
      Venue:   Online Webinar
      Participation Fees (The Institute is now accepting payments via Paypal)
      MIA Members: €40.00
      Non-MIA Members: €75.00
      Retired Members: €20.00
      Students: €30.00

      *Group bookings for 3 or more participants available.

      BACKGROUND INFORMATION

      A practical session going through the tax return for Companies and discussing how best to compile it.  The seminar will focus on the most relevant and also new  Tax Return Attachments (TRAs.)

      Specific topics to be covered during the session

      • Completing the tax return for companies 
      • Discussing relevant TRAs such as Dividend, Interest and any new updates and changes for YA 2024.

      Why is the session of relevance to our members?

      Helps in completing the tax returns for companies

      Target Audience

      Accountants, tax practitioners and CFOs of companies

      Speaker's Profile

      Dr Jeanette Calleja Borg is a practitioner in the area of tax compliance with over 18 years experience. She read for a Bachelor of Commerce, a Bachelor of Accountancy (Hons.), a Masters in Financial Services from the University of Malta and subsequently a Ph.D in Taxation from the School of Law, within the Centre for Commercial Legal Studies at Queen Mary, University of London. Her area of research was Cross Border Group Loss Relief in the EU. Dr. Calleja Borg has also been a guest researcher at the Institute for Austrian and International Tax Law in Vienna. Dr. Jeanette Calleja Borg is a member of the Malta Institute of Taxation Council a Member the Malta Institute for Accountants and sits on the direct tax committees of both institutes.

      EVENT CPE COMPETENCies


      3  Core


      WEBINARS TERMS AND CONDITIONS

      Terms and conditions  apply


      DISCLAIMER

      By Registering and/or Booking for this event, you agree that MIA will collect your information which will be using it in accordance with its Privacy Notice available at the following link.
      Please note that all webinars are recorded by the MIA. Such recordings will be retained by the MIA for internal use.
      • 1 Oct 2024
      • 09:15 - 12:30
      • Online Webinar
      Registration Time: 09:00
      Sessions Time: 09:15 - 12:30  including a 15-minute break
      Speakers: 
      Ms Oriana Abela & Mr Noor Mustun
      Venue:   Online Webinar
      Participation Fees (The Institute is now accepting payments via Paypal)
      MIA Members: €40.00
      Non-MIA Members: €75.00
      Retired Members: €20.00
      Students: €30.00

      *Group bookings for 3 or more participants available.

      BACKGROUND INFORMATION

      Are you thinking of investing in a project? Have you assessed the project return and the shareholder return? Do you want to make wiser investment decisions? Do you want to secure your future by ensuring that you are investing in profitable projects?
      As financial landscapes grow more complex, the ability to identify, analyze, and make confident decisions about potential investments/projects is a game-changer. Whether you're a beginner looking to understand the basics or a seasoned investor seeking to sharpen your skills, this session promises to deliver value to all.
      Designed by experienced practitioners, this training will empower you with the knowledge and tools necessary to navigate the complex world of feasibilities, projections, investment returns and valuations with confidence and astuteness. The course will also delve into project financing, to provide you with an understanding of how projects can be financed.
      Join us to empower yourself in making intelligent investment decisions and boost your investing confidence. Register today for this exciting session!
      Specific topics to be covered during the session
      • Introduction Examples of investment opportunities
      • Preliminary assessment of a potential investment/project opportunity
      • Market analysis and competitive landscape
      • Business model assessment
      • Financial performance analysis
      • Compiling financial projections and assessing the creditworthiness of the projections or underlying assumptions
      • Sources of finance
      • Valuation methods
      • Assessment of returns – project and shareholder
      • Risk assessment
      • Conclusion

      Why is the session of relevance to our members?

      Many MIA members play a leading role in businesses in Malta and are key players in the financial market in Malta. They often face decisions about how much budget they need to allocate to various investment opportunities, whether at a personal level or else at corporate level. To make good decisions and achieve the desired results, they need to have a solid grasp of how to assess and value investment opportunities

      Target Audience

      Auditors and accounting professionals, members of Investment and Audit committees, CEOs, CFOs, Financial Controllers,  Potential Investors 

      Speakers' Profiles

      Oriana Abela is a Partner at Grant Thornton engaged in the Transaction Advisory Services (TAS), a department specialising in corporate finance. She holds an honours degree in Accountancy from the University of Malta and is also ACCA qualified. In 2013, Oriana graduated from the University of Wales with distinction obtaining a Master in Finance, specialising in Mergers and Acquisitions.
      Oriana specialises in the capital markets division, whereby she assists clients with the raising of debt (traditional and green) and equity finance through the local capital market. She has listed clients on the main market, Prospects MTF as well as the Institutional FInancial Securities Market. Oriana also heads the local and cross-border vendor and buy-side due diligence assignments for clients operating in various sectors such as retail, manufacturing, banking, aviation, pharmaceutical and real estate. She has an accumulated wealth of experience assisting both local and international clients operating across various industries through the delivery of valuations, mergers and acquisitions, due diligences, business plans, restructuring, financial projections and pension provision.
      Prior to joining Grant Thornton in 2015, Oriana worked at two leading Big 4 companies in Malta, whereby she was involved in a variety of corporate finance engagements, servicing clients mainly in the real estate, telecommunications, utility, retail, gaming, insurance and beverage industry, both in the private and public sector in relation to a number of different assignments including but not limited to buy-side and vendor cross-border due diligence assignments, purchase price allocation assignments, raising of finance on the stock market, feasibility studies/financial projections, debt restructuring, strategic review, valuations of business and equity share capital, impairment review of investment properties and review of the pension provision and assistance with any necessary settlement offers.
      Noor Mustun is an Executive at Grant Thornton within TAS,
      Noor has been working in TAS for over two years and he has worked with companies operating in industries such as hospitality & tourism, real estate, banking and finance, fishing, mining, sugar among others. Noor has exposure to financial modelling, valuations, financial due diligence and M&A advisory assignments.
      Noor is a CFA® Charterholder and has also completed 11 out of 13 of the ACCA exams. He also holds a first class bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Operational Research, Statistics and Economics with Honours from the University of Warwick, UK.

      EVENT CPE COMPETENCies


      3  Core


      WEBINARS TERMS AND CONDITIONS

      Terms and conditions  apply


      DISCLAIMER

      By Registering and/or Booking for this event, you agree that MIA will collect your information which will be using it in accordance with its Privacy Notice available at the following link.
      Please note that all webinars are recorded by the MIA. Such recordings will be retained by the MIA for internal use.
      • 18 Oct 2024
      • 09:15 - 12:30
      • Online Webinar
      Register
      Registration Time: 09:00
      Sessions Time: 09:15 - 12:30  including a 15-minute break
      Speaker: 
      Dr Natalie Kenely
      Venue:   Online Webinar
      Participation Fees (The Institute is now accepting payments via Paypal)
      MIA Members: €40.00
      Non-MIA Members: €75.00
      Retired Members: €20.00
      Students: €30.00

      *Group bookings for 3 or more participants available.

      BACKGROUND INFORMATION

      The modern workplace presents a multitude of challenges, from demanding workloads to personal struggles. These stressors can lead to burnout, a state of emotional exhaustion, cynicism, and reduced effectiveness. Burnout is a growing concern, impacting not only employees' wellbeing but also organisational performance. This session takes a holistic approach, exploring how both individual and team-based strategies can prevent burnout and cultivate a thriving work environment.
      Specific topics to be covered during the session
      • Gain a comprehensive understanding of burnout, its causes, and its consequences.
      • Explore a systemic approach to fostering wellbeing in the workplace. 
      • Recognise the power of teamwork in preventing burnout and building resilience.
      • Develop practical strategies to build successful and supportive teams

      Why is the session of relevance to our members?

      Research consistently shows that employees who feel valued, supported, and engaged in meaningful work experience greater wellbeing and a stronger commitment to their organisation's goals. This translates into improved performance, innovation, and a more positive work environment for everyone. This session equips attendees, regardless of their role, with the knowledge and tools to create a workplace that prioritises both individual and team wellbeing.

      Target Audience

      This session is designed for accountants, firm members and managers, directors, and anyone interested in promoting wellbeing within their organisation. It is beneficial for both Malta Institute of Accountants members and non-members

      Speaker's Profile

      Dr Natalie Kenely is a Resident Senior Lecturer within the Faculty for Social Wellbeing, University of Malta. She was Head of the Department of Social Policy and Social Work between 2016 and 2020. She participated as panel member and keynote speaker on a number of conferences organized by the MIA. She has also delivered various CPE workshops to MIA. Her expertise includes management, leadership, emotional intelligence, wellbeing, resilience and self-care. Dr Kenely has presented her research in conferences both locally and abroad and has authored a number of articles and chapters on her areas of interest.

      EVENT CPE COMPETENCies


      3  professional


      WEBINARS TERMS AND CONDITIONS

      Terms and conditions  apply


      DISCLAIMER

      By Registering and/or Booking for this event, you agree that MIA will collect your information which will be using it in accordance with its Privacy Notice available at the following link.
      Please note that all webinars are recorded by the MIA. Such recordings will be retained by the MIA for internal use.
      • 24 Oct 2024
      • 13:30 - 16:45
      • Online Webinar
      Register
      Registration Time: 13:15
      Sessions Time: 13:30- 16:45  including a 15-minute break
      Speaker: Mr Kurt Muscat
      Venue: 
        Online Webinar

      Participation Fees (The Institute is now accepting payments via Paypal)
      MIA Members: €40.00
      Non-MIA Members: €75.00
      Retired Members: €20.00
      Students: €30.00

      *Group bookings for 3 or more participants available.

      BACKGROUND INFORMATION

      In today's dynamic and interconnected business landscape, senior accounting practitioners play a critical role in guiding financial decision-making and ensuring the financial stability and success of their organizations. To effectively fulfil this role, it is essential for accounting professionals to stay informed about key economic indicators and understand their implications on business performance.
      The "Key Economic Indicators: A Guide for Senior Accounting Practitioners" session is designed to equip accounting professionals with the knowledge and tools necessary to navigate the complex economic landscape. The session will delve into the significance of various economic indicators and how they can be effectively utilized to inform financial strategies, risk assessment, and decision-making processes.
      Whether you work in corporate finance, public accounting, or financial advisory services, this session will provide you with valuable insights and practical guidance on how to leverage economic indicators to enhance your role as a senior accounting practitioner.

      Specific topics to be covered during the sessioN

      During the session, we will cover essential economic indicators, including:
      • Gross Domestic Product (GDP): Understanding economic growth and its impact on businesses.
      • Consumer Price Index (CPI): Analyzing inflation and its implications for financial planning.
      • Unemployment Rate: Assessing labor market conditions and its influence on businesses.
        Interest Rates: Evaluating borrowing costs and investment decisions.
      • Stock Market Performance: Interpreting market trends and their significance for accounting practices.
      • Housing Market Indicators: Identifying real estate market health and its impact on the economy.
      • Business Confidence Index: Evaluating economic sentiment and its relevance to financial planning.
      • Trade Balance: Assessing international trade dynamics and its effects on industries.
      • Government Budget Deficit/Surplus: Analyzing fiscal health and its implications for accounting practices.
      • Leading Economic Indicators: Predicting future economic trends and making proactive financial decisions.

      WHY IS THE SESSION OF RELEVANCE TO OUR MEMBERS?

      MIA members  should attend the "Key Economic Indicators: A Guide for Senior Accounting Practitioners" session to gain valuable economic insights and enhance their financial decision-making skills. MIA members will benefit from exclusive access to specialized knowledge and industry expertise. Non-members will have the opportunity to expand their professional expertise and stay updated with industry trends. Join us for this session to deepen your understanding of economic indicators and their impact on financial decisions, helping you navigate the complexities of the ever-changing economic landscape.

      Target Audience

      The "Key Economic Indicators: A Guide for Senior Accounting Practitioners" session is specifically designed for senior accounting practitioners and professionals involved in financial decision-making, risk assessment, and strategic planning. The session will provide valuable insights and practical guidance for individuals in various roles, including but not limited to: 
      • Senior Accountants
      • Chief Financial Officers (CFOs)
      • Finance Directors and Managers
      • Financial Analysts
      • Audit and Assurance Professionals
      • Financial Consultants and Advisors

      Speaker's Profile

      Kurt Muscat holds a Masters of Science degree in Economics from the University of Malta and an ACCA qualification
      He started his career as an auditor with Grant Thornton before being seconded with St Julian's advisory for just over a year. During his time at St Julian's advisory he focused on financial modelling and future forecasts as well as raising debt and equity for several local and international companies.
      Kurt has joined EMCS in January 2018 and is presently a senior executive for the Advisory service at EMCS. He worked on a number of product development costing analysis and economic impact assessments mainly for the appraisal of Malta council for science and technology (MCST) projects. Was also involved in the undertaking of various CBAs and feasibility studies for the public sector which range from waste and water management to the appraisal of projects that seek to address Malta's ever-increasing transportation problem.
      Other work included business plans for EU funds, financial analysis and Corporate finance.

      EVENT CPE COMPETENCies

      3  Professional 


      WEBINARS TERMS AND CONDITIONS

      Terms and conditions  apply


      DISCLAIMER

      By Registering and/or Booking for this event, you agree that MIA will collect your information which will be using it in accordance with its Privacy Notice available at the following link.
      Please note that all webinars are recorded by the MIA. Such recordings will be retained by the MIA for internal use.
      • 8 Nov 2024
      • 09:15 - 12:30
      • Online Webinar
      Register
      Registration Time: 09:00
      Sessions Time: 09:15 - 12:30  including a 15-minute break
      Speaker: 
      Ms Mariella Galea
      Venue:   Online Webinar
      Participation Fees (The Institute is now accepting payments via Paypal)
      MIA Members: €40.00
      Non-MIA Members: €75.00
      Retired Members: €20.00
      Students: €30.00

      *Group bookings for 3 or more participants available.

      BACKGROUND INFORMATION & Topics

      The session will include these topics:

      1.     Defining and understanding performance management

      Understanding performance management and its importance for organisational success.

      2.     The relationship between leadership and performance management

      Understanding how leadership style influence organisational culture and performance management.  Aligning individual and organisation goals toward continuous improvement.

      3.     The Performance Management Cycle

      Setting clear and measurable goals and expectations.

      Monitoring performance through ongoing assessment and feedback.

       Leading performance reviews.

       Enhancing skills and competencies for employee development


      4.     Issues in Managing Performance

      Addressing performance issues proactively.

      Cross-generational performance management.

      Integrity, fairness and confidentiality in managing performance.

      Performance management in different working arrangements.

      Why is the session of relevance to our members?

      The session targets personal and leadership development skills, with specific focus on performance management in today’s workplace. It is of relevance to participants in leadership and supervisory positions.

      Target Audience

      This session will be of relevance to participants who lead a team or will be in a position of leadership as part of their career growth path.

      Speaker's Profile

      Mariella Galea is Head of HR at Michele Peresso Group and founder of HR TalentLEAD offering HR consultancy, leadership development and training.  
      With over 25 years of experience in driving learning and leading people, she brings a wealth of HR expertise and professional experience to provide innovative HR solutions.
      She has driven projects and initiatives related to excellence in HR, leadership development, training programmes, employee engagement, performance management, female leadership and entrepreneurship, diversity and equality, HR technology and education projects.
      She graduated from the University of Malta with a Bachelor of Education with Honours and holds a Masters degree with distinction in HR Management and Development, from the University of Leicester.

      EVENT CPE COMPETENCies


      3  Professional


      WEBINARS TERMS AND CONDITIONS

      Terms and conditions  apply


      DISCLAIMER

      By Registering and/or Booking for this event, you agree that MIA will collect your information which will be using it in accordance with its Privacy Notice available at the following link.
      Please note that all webinars are recorded by the MIA. Such recordings will be retained by the MIA for internal use.
      • 15 Nov 2024
      • 09:15 - 12:30
      • Online Webinar
      Register
      Registration Time: 09:00
      Sessions Time: 09:15 - 12:30  including a 15-minute break
      Speakers: Mr Brian Ferris & Mr Michele Hili
      Venue:   Online Webinar
      Participation Fees (The Institute is now accepting payments via Paypal)
      MIA Members: €40.00
      Non-MIA Members: €75.00
      Retired Members: €20.00
      Students: €30.00

      *Group bookings for 3 or more participants available.

      BACKGROUND INFORMATION

      Some Background Information relating to the session; The session will be focusing on introducing tech terms and the cloud eco system to accountants to help them navigate the new era of accounting, i.e. the Digital accounting era.

      SPECIFIC TOPICS TO BE COVERED DURING THE SESSION

      • What is the role of an accountant in the new digital era? 
      • How do you use technology to add value to your clients
      • What is an app stack? 
      • Practical examples of app stack in different industries
      • How does one build an app stack?
      • Using the app stack to your advantage
      • Understanding what type of accounting firm you want to become

      Why is the session of relevance to our members?

      Members and non-members should join the session to understand how to use technology to its full potential to help their business and their client's businesses grow sustainably and efficiently.

        Target Audience

        Accountants of all ages, positions and industries in practice and in business interested in leveraging the latest technology to help them with their day-to-day jobs.

        Speakers' Profiles

        Brian Ferris is a finance professional, tech enthusiast, entrepreneur, investor, eternal optimist and dreamer who envisions a world where trust, understanding, and harmonious collaboration prevail. With a strong background in finance and early industry experience, he transitioned into entrepreneurship, leveraging his financial expertise to pursue tech-focused business ventures. Brian is presently engaged operationally as the Managing Director at Scope, a prominent cloud software solutions firm. Brian also serves as an investor and non-executive director in various enterprises, predominantly tech-related.

        Michele Hili is not your typical ACCA qualified accountant, after spending some years at a big four practice, he decided to combine his passions for finance and technology to find ways to help out other accountants rediscover the fun in accounting. He is now acting as Team Lead within the Finance Solutions team at Scope Solutions where he helps the team spread the word about cloud accounting tech and how bookkeeping doesn't have to be the necessary evil you need to be compliant, but an essential part in your everyday decision making. When not working on a software implementation or researching new tools, you'll find Mick at the tennis courts or on his sofa watching Juventus (hopefully) winning the league again and Ferrari (less likely) winning the F1 championship.

        EVeNT CPE COMPETENCies


        3  Professional


        WEBINARS TERMS AND CONDITIONS

        Terms and conditions  apply


        DISCLAIMER

        By Registering and/or Booking for this event, you agree that MIA will collect your information which will be using it in accordance with its Privacy Notice available at the following link.
        Please note that all webinars are recorded by the MIA. Such recordings will be retained by the MIA for internal use.
        • 26 Nov 2024
        • 09:15 - 12:30
        • Online Webinar
        Register
        Registration Time: 09:00
        Sessions Time: 09:15 - 12:30 including a 15-minute break
        Speaker: Mr Ray Micallef
        Venue:   Online Webinar
        Participation Fees (The Institute is now accepting payments via Paypal)
        MIA Members: €40.00
        Non-MIA Members: €75.00
        Retired Members: €20.00
        Students: €30.00

        *Group bookings for 3 or more participants available.

        BACKGROUND INFORMATION

        Participants can discover all aspects of marketing from a global perception to better answer to international opportunities and competitive situations. Topics in this short module include a summary of international marketing;
        • Social, economical, political, and legal environments
        • International market-entry opportunities
        • Planning and managing market entry strategies and products
        • Global distribution and pricing
        • International promotion, sales, and negotiation; and International market planning

        WHY IS THE SESSION OF RELEVANCE TO OUR MEMBERS?

        Accountants and auditors can greatly benefit from attending a presentation about local and international marketing strategies for several reasons:
        • Understanding Revenue Streams: Marketing strategies directly effect a company's sales and revenue. By understanding these strategies, MIA members can better measure the sources of revenue and their sustainability, supporting in more accurate financial forecasting and planning.
        • Budgeting and Cost Management: Familiarity of marketing strategies helps MIA members in budgeting for marketing expenses and in cost management. They can provide more accurate financial analysis and support decision-making processes regarding marketing investments.
        • Performance Measurement: Marketing strategies often include specific metrics and KPIs to measure success. MIA members can use this information to evaluate the effectiveness of marketing expenditures and their return on investment (ROI).
        • Strategic Alignment: Understanding the company’s marketing strategies helps MIA members ensure that financial practices are aligned with the overall business strategy. This alignment is crucial for comprehensible business operations and achieving long-term goals.
        • Financial Reporting: Marketing strategies can impact financial reporting, especially in areas like revenue recognition, expense categorization, and valuation of marketing assets (such as brand value). MIA members need this knowledge to ensure accurate financial statements.
        • Global Perspective: For companies operating internationally, marketing strategies can vary significantly across regions. Knowledge of these differences is essential for MIA members when dealing with multinational financial statements and ensuring proper financial integration across different markets.
        • Enhanced Collaboration: Attending such presentations fosters better collaboration between the finance and marketing departments. It helps in creating a mutual understanding and facilitates smoother communication, leading to more cohesive and effective business strategies.


        Target Audience

        Attending presentations on local and international marketing strategies equips accountants and auditors with the necessary insights to support, analyse, and validate the financial implications of marketing efforts, contributing to the overall success and integrity of the organisation.

        Speaker's Profile

        Mr Ray Micallef is a business, insurance and healthcare professional with a career spanning ten years in the healthcare sector, and over twenty years of which in insurance and financial services management.
        He is an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute (UK) and a Chartered Insurer. He holds a master’s degree in business administration (Henley Management College UK) authoring his theses on “The Key Elements for Growth in the Private Medical Insurance Sector”.
        Mr. Micallef’s experience as an insurance and business trainer spans over 18 years as a visiting lecturer at the Malta Insurance Training Centre, the Global College, The London School of Commerce, STC College, Learnkey Institute, the Gulf Insurance Institute (Bahrain and Saudi Arabia), the Malta Chamber of Commerce (LCCIEB), RISC Institute, Leoron, and Arizona Computer Services pvt. Ltd, delivering customized workshops for various companies in the UAE and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
        Furthermore, he has managed to increase his network of institutions in the Gulf area and has developed and delivered several workshops for a diverse audience in medical insurance and provided tuition for CII subjects in Private Medical Insurance, Claims Management, Economics and Insurance Law. He also lectures Information systems in Business, Economics and Business administration, Business Ethics, Risk Management and Capital Adequacy, and Customer Services.
        Mr Micallef has been lecturing in the GCC region, as a senior lecturer, since 2014, and has accumulated a vast experience in lecturing different Business Strategy, Management, Marketing, Human Resources, Insurance and Supply Chain Management subjects as short or long courses, on behalf of various institutions in the region.

        EVENT CPE COMPETENCES


        3 Hours Professional


        WEBINARS TERMS AND CONDITIONS


        Terms and conditions  apply


        DISCLAIMER

        By Registering and/or Booking for this event, you agree that MIA will collect your information which will be using it in accordance with its Privacy Notice available at the following link.

        Please note that all webinars are recorded by the MIA. Such recordings will be retained by the MIA for internal use
        • 29 Nov 2024
        • 09:15 - 12:30
        • Online Webinar
        Register
        Registration Time: 09:00
        Sessions Time: 09:15 - 12:30  including a 15-minute break
        Speaker: Mr Clayton Degiorgio
        Venue:   Online Webinar
        Participation Fees 
        MIA Members: €40.00
        Non-MIA Members: €75.00
        Retired Members: €20.00
        Students: €30.00

        *Group bookings for 3 or more participants available.

        BACKGROUND INFORMATION

        The session will cover the salient points of management account reports provided to business owners. Such reports are key for business owners and management to improve the profitability of a business and to make adequate decisions for growth.

        Specific topics to be covered during the session

        • The Importance of Management Accounts
        • Business Analysis to Identify Key Management Accounts
        • Typical Management Account Reports
        • Historical and Budgeted Information
        • Business Performance Indicators

        Why is the session of relevance to our members?

        This session will benefit attendees by understanding the relevance and techniques of management accounting reports that are prepared by the Finance Department.

        Target Audience

        This session is intended for accounting professionals and business owners to be able to prepare, understand and use management accounting reports to study the actual financial results and in turn use such knowledge to improve the future performance of their business.

        Speaker's Profile

        Clayton has graduated as a qualified Accountant with a Distinction from the University of Malta in 2015 and is a Certified Public Accountant and a Member of the Malta Institute of Accountants.
        Having started his experience with one of the Big Four both within the Tax Department and Audit Department, he moved on to Accountancy related positions in the industry. In his experience as an in-house Accountant, Clayton has worked in the services, manufacturing and retail industries for seven years.
        He currently holds the position of Chief Financial & Operations Officer with a reputable Maltese company operating within the retail industry and has opened a company providing audit, tax, accounting and advisory services.

        EVENT CPE COMPETENCES

        3  Core


        WEBINARS TERMS AND CONDITIONS

        Terms and conditions  apply


        DISCLAIMER

        By Registering and/or Booking for this event, you agree that MIA will collect your information which will be using it in accordance with its Privacy Notice available at the following link.
        Please note that all webinars are recorded by the MIA. Such recordings will be retained by the MIA for internal use.
        • 4 Dec 2024
        • 09:15 - 12:30
        • Online Webinar
        Register
        Registration Time: 09:00
        Sessions Time: 09:15 - 12:30  including a 15-minute break
        Speaker: Mr Alex Falzon
        Venue: 
          Online Webinar

        Participation Fees (The Institute is now accepting payments via Paypal)
        MIA Members: €40.00
        Non-MIA Members: €75.00
        Retired Members: €20.00
        Students: €30.00

        *Group bookings for 3 or more participants available.

        BACKGROUND INFORMATION

        This session focuses on the essential human skills required for effective leadership, highlighting the importance of soft skills in leading teams. It aims to equip participants with practical strategies for developing these skills and applying them in real-world scenarios.

        Specific topics to be covered during the sessioN

        • Understanding the Role of Soft Skills in Leadership
        • Practical Strategies for Developing Human Skills
        • Case Studies: Applying Human Skills in Real-World Scenarios
        • Overcoming Common Challenges in Leadership Development

          WHY IS THE SESSION OF RELEVANCE TO OUR MEMBERS?

          • Discover the Power of Human Skills: Gain a deeper understanding of why soft skills, often overlooked, are crucial for leadership success in today's dynamic business environment.
          • Practical Insights: Learn practical strategies and case studies to apply in your daily work, making the session highly relevant and actionable.
          • Network with Peers: Engage with fellow accounting professionals and build connections that can benefit your professional growth.

          Target Audience

          The session is designed for any accounting professionals who have direct reports and are looking to enhance their leadership skills.

          Speaker's Profile

          Alex Falzon is an experienced professional with a strong background in leadership and human skills development. His LinkedIn profile provides further details about his expertise and experience

          EVENT CPE COMPETENCies

          3  Professional


          WEBINARS TERMS AND CONDITIONS

          Terms and conditions  apply


          DISCLAIMER

          By Registering and/or Booking for this event, you agree that MIA will collect your information which will be using it in accordance with its Privacy Notice available at the following link.
          Please note that all webinars are recorded by the MIA. Such recordings will be retained by the MIA for internal use.
          • 18 Dec 2024
          • 09:15 - 12:30
          • Online Webinar
          Register
          Registration Time: 09:00
          Sessions Time: 09:15 - 12:30  including a 15-minute break
          Speaker: Mr Clayton Degiorgio
          Venue:   Online Webinar
          Participation Fees (The Institute is now accepting payments via Paypal)
          MIA Members: €40.00
          Non-MIA Members: €75.00
          Retired Members: €20.00
          Students: €30.00

          *Group bookings for 3 or more participants available.

          BACKGROUND INFORMATION

          Being able to communicate important financial information to key stakeholders in the business is extremely important. Yet doing so in a way that is engaging and that enables everyone to fully understand the meaning behind the figures is not an easy task.

          SPECIFIC TOPICS TO BE COVERED DURING THE SESSION·       

          • Challenges of Communicating Financial Results
          • Strategies for Engaging Non-Financial People with Financial Data
          • Communicative Techniques
          • Improving Financial Presentations
          • Effective use of Charts, Graphs and KPIs

            Why is the session of relevance to our members?

            This session will benefit attendees by enhancing their skillset when communicating financial results to non-financial people.

              Target Audience

              This session is intended for accounting professionals so that they are not only able to create and verify financial information, but to make that validated information relevant and useful to non-financial people.

              Speaker's Profile

              Clayton Degiorgio – M. Accty. (Melit.), MIA, CPA
              Clayton has graduated as a qualified Accountant with a Distinction from the University of Malta in 2015 and is a Certified Public Accountant and a Member of the Malta Institute of Accountants.
              Having started his experience with one of the Big Four both within the Tax Department and Audit Department, he moved on to Accountancy related positions in the industry. In his experience as an in-house Accountant, Clayton has worked in the services, manufacturing and retail industries for eight years.
              He currently holds the position of Chief Financial & Operations Officer with a reputable Maltese company operating within the retail industry and has opened a company providing audit, tax, accounting and advisory services.

              EVeNT CPE COMPETENCies


              3  Core


              WEBINARS TERMS AND CONDITIONS

              Terms and conditions  apply


              DISCLAIMER

              By Registering and/or Booking for this event, you agree that MIA will collect your information which will be using it in accordance with its Privacy Notice available at the following link.
              Please note that all webinars are recorded by the MIA. Such recordings will be retained by the MIA for internal use.

                           

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