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2021 SAICA Virtual Career Network

September 9 - September 28

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Chartered Accountants gain a wide range of competencies during their studies and training, which paves the way for many different career opportunities, some of which you may not have considered previously. The 2021 SAICA Virtual Career Network will provide you with a wealth of insights into a variety of career paths, and advise on how to create your unique personal brand within an increasingly demanding global marketplace. The Conference will take place over 4 days between 9 and 28 September 2021.

The sessions will range from panel discussions, interview styled conversations to keynote speaker addresses, themed on the topic of the week and will have the following proposed topics:

  • Employers from various sectors discussing day to day activities of various finance roles and career choices
  • Tips on starting a business 
  • Skills needed to ensure prospective employees have an edge over other candidates
  • Overseas Opportunities for employment

DAY 1 | 9 September
Awareness – Various Career Paths

OPENING & WELCOME: Christiaan Voster, Regional Executive: Southern Region (SAICA)

TOPICS & SPEAKERS:

  1. Investor Relations Society of SA by Debbie Millar
  2. ACTSA – Association of Corporate Treasurers of Southern Africa by Kreshnee Naidoo
  3. Banking by Lance Petersen
  4. Insurance by Rhett Finch

DAY 2 | 15 September
Awareness – various career paths cont.

The focus will be on the following:

  • Various career paths
  • Day-to-day responsibilities for various roles
  • To specialise or not to specialise?

OPENING & WELCOME: Loshni Naidoo, PD: Sustainability, Integrated thinking & Reporting (SAICA)

TOPICS & SPEAKERS:

  1. Climate and Sustainability by Bongiwe Mbunge
  2. Internal Audit by Julius Mojapelo
  3. Forensic Accounting
  4. Tax and UJ Courses by Muneer Hassan
  5. CIPFA by Khalid Hamid

DAY 3 | 23 September
Entrepreneurship

DETAIL:

  • Small Medium Practice, SEFA, Bank
  • Entrepreneurship | Theo Baloyi – Bathu
  • Lyle Malander – Malander Group of Companies

SPEAKERS:

OPENING & WELCOME: Jeanne Viljoen

TOPICS & SPEAKERS:

  1. Entrepreneurial Journey by Theo Baloyi
  2. Small Medium Practice by Jeanne Viljoen

DAY 4 | 28 September
Opportunities

OPENING & WELCOME:

TOPICS & SPEAKERS:

  1. International Opportunities – SAPRO Consulting
  2. Mergers and Acquisition by Chun Kwok

Details

Start:
September 9
End:
September 28
Event Category:
Website:
https://saicacareernetwork.co.za

Venue

Online Event

Organiser

SAICA