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									                                  CPE Calendar
For the period April 2006 – March 2007

                                     Obligatory Topics
ACCOUNTING AND AUDITING

1.       Accounting Standards issued by ICAI
2.       Audit, Assurance and Quality Standards issued by ICAI
3.       Pronouncements and other documents of ICAI on Accounting and Auditing
4.       Accounting Standards with sector wise / industry wise practical presentations
5.       Accounting Standards & International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
6.       US & UK GAAPs
7.       Internal Audit Standards
8.       Peer Review – Systems, Procedure and Documentation for Practice Units
9.       Sarbanes Oxley Act
10.      Accounting of the Urban Local Bodies
11.      Forensic Accounting and Audit
12.      Internal Audit and Internal Control
13.      Service Tax Audit
14.      VAT Audit
15.      Risk Based Internal Audit

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

16.      Audit in Computerised Environment
17.      Computer Aided Audit Techniques and other tools
18.      Detection and Prevention of Financial Crimes using Computers
19.      E – filing returns under Income Tax Act and other laws
20.      Information System Audit - Training Programmes, Case Studies, Consultancy and
         Documentation
21.      Systems Audit and related areas viz. Disaster Management, Security Policy, Procedures,
         Standards and Risk Analysis
22.      ERP & SAP
23.      Overview of Information Technology Act

TAXATION

24.      Audit under Income Tax Act – Preparation, Presentation and Documentation
25.      Depreciation: Accounting, Taxation and Company Law issues
26.      Emerging Issues in Indirect Taxation
27.      Issues in Business Taxation
28.      Issues in International Taxation
29.      Tax Tribunals including National Tax Tribunal – Role of Chartered Accountants


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30.      Recent Judgements on Direct Tax Laws
31.      Service Tax – Law and Practice
32.      Taxation of Non-Resident Indians – Recent Developments
33.      Stay, Tax Recovery and other Related Provisions under the Tax Laws
34.      Transfer Pricing
35.      Corporate Taxation
36.      Fringe Benefit Tax (FBT)
37.      Value Added Tax (VAT)
38.      Survey, Search and Seizure – Current Developments
39.      Desk Review

CORPORATE LAWS

40.      Companies (Auditors' Report) Order (CARO)
41.      NCLT Law and Practice
42.      MCA 21 – Challenges & Opportunities for the Profession

CODE OF CONDUCT

43.      Code of Ethics of ICAI and relevant emerging issues

FINANCE AND CAPITAL MARKET

44.      Derivatives: Futures and Options
45.      Sources of Raising Funds
46.      Recent trends in finance and capital market
47.      International Finance
48.      FDI Rules
49.      Project Report and Appraisal

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

50.      Listing Agreement
51.      Audit Committee Charter
52.      Audit Committee and Independent Directors
53.      Recent Developments in Corporate Governance
54.      COSO, COBIT & ERP

OTHERS

55.      Business Process Outsourcing – Opportunities for Chartered Accountants
56.      Knowledge Process Outsourcing – Opportunities for Chartered Accountants
57.      Fraud Investigation and Reporting
58.      Jurisprudence, Interpretation of Law and Evidences Act
59.      Due Diligence & Valuation
60.      Money Laundering
61.      CA Amendment Act, 2006
62.      Merger, Demerger & Networking of CA Firms and Capacity Building


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                                  Optional Topics
ACCOUNTING AND AUDITING

63.      Audit of Members of Stock Exchanges and other capital market intermediaries
64.      Certification under Export and Import Procedures – Role of Chartered Accountants
65.      Review and Compliance Audit of Cooperative Societies and other government bodies
66.      Accounting Standards for SMEs and Role of Chartered Accountants
67.      Accounting and Auditing issues relating to Charitable Trusts
68.      Accounting and Auditing Standards for NGO Sector
69.      Audit of Educational Institutions
70.      Audit Reports in Public Sector
71.      Audit under Sales Tax Laws
72.      Bank Audit (Central Statutory Audit and Branch Audit)
73.      Insurance Audit
74.      Management and Internal Audit
75.      Performance Auditing in the Public Sector
76.      Stock and Receivables Audit

CORPORATE LAWS

77.      Competition Law and Policy
78.      FEMA
79.      Capital Markets – SEBI Regulations & IPO issues


FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

80.      Assessing Risk in Public Sector
81.      Asset Liability Management
82.      Credit Risk Management in Banks
83.      New Investment Strategies
84.      Reserve Bank of India Guidelines on External Commercial Borrowings and Investment
         abroad
85.      Developments in Indian Capital Markets: Primary Markets and Secondary Markets
86.      Financial Restructuring / Re-engineering and Financial Reporting
87.      Restructuring of NPA Account
88.      Valuation of Enterprise – methods used and its relative importance
89.      Commodity Market
90.      Technical Analysis of Share Market

TAXATION

91.      Tax Planning
92.      Penalties under Direct Tax Laws



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93.      Representing a Case Before Appellate Authorities under Income Tax – with mock
         Tribunals
94.      Taxation of e-commerce
95.      Taxation of Foreign Collaborations
96.      Taxation of Permanent Establishments
97.      TDS – Law and Practice
98.      Union Budget 2006 and 2007 (Not public meetings)

WORLD TRADE ORGANISATION

99.      Anti-subsidy and Anti Dumping – Law and practice
100.     GATS – Issues for Accounting Profession
101.     International Trade Laws
102.     Issues relating to TRIMS
103.     TRIPS – Role of Chartered Accountants

INSURANCE

104.     Opportunities for Chartered Accountants in Insurance and Pension Sectors
105.     Reinsurance covering:
          Reinsurance Market, Special Areas of Reinsurance
          Inward Reinsurance
          Reinsurance Practice
          Reinsurance Administration
106.     Detection and Prevention of Insurance Fraud
107.     Urban Insurance Issues
108.     Computer Security-Related Insurance
109.     BPO and Insurance
110.     Information Technology and Insurance
111.     Engineering Insurance
112.     Insurance Survey and Loss Assessment
113.     Accounting Issues for Entities involved in Life Insurance Business
114.     Accounting Issues for Entities involved in General Insurance Business
115.     Audit of Entities involved in Life Insurance Business
116.     Audit of Entities involved in General Insurance Business
117.     Management Audit of Insurance Companies
118.     Insurance Broking
119.     Total Quality Management (TQM) in Insurance Industry
120.     Bank Assurance: Co-operation between Bank & Insurance
121.     Agricultural Insurance
122.     Insurance Arbitration
123.     Third party Insurance
124.     Developments in Pension Fund

RISK MANAGEMENT

125.     Risk Management- Its essentials and Process
126.     Enterprise Risk Management


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127.     Terrorism Risk Insurance Act
128.     Asset Liability Management - Exchange Control & Taxation

OTHERS

129.     Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution
130.     Comparative Analysis of IFAC and ICAI code of ethics
131.     Issues and cases relating to unjustified removal of auditors and independence of
         auditors
132.     Customer Relationship Management
133.     Implications of code of ethics in disciplinary mechanism
134.     Insolvency Laws: Role of Chartered Accountants
135.     ISO Certification
136.     Practical Issues relating to FCRA (Foreign Contribution Regulation Act)
137.     Presentation and Communication Skills for Auditors
138.     Risk Management and Loss Assessment
139.     Supply Chain Management
140.     Works Contract - Tax Implications
141.     Personality Development
142.     CA: Adding Value to Economic Growth
143.     Right to Information Act
144.     Basel II
145.     Limited Liability Partnership
146.     Stress Management for CAs
147.     Workers Compensation
148.     Decision Making Under Conditions of Uncertainty
149.     Introduction to energy insurance
150.     Actuarial Reports in compliance with IAS19 – Issues
151.     Regulatory framework for Retirement Benefits – current issues in India
152.     Actuarial Reports under AS 15 (Revised, 2005)
153.     Recent International developments in Employee Benefits; Accounting, Auditing and
         Taxation Issues




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     Topic for CPE Calendar April 2006 to March 2007
                 for Members in Industry



    1.   Implementing the Accounting Standards: Technical & Managerial issues:


                       Banking Sector
                       Cement Industry
                       Construction Industry
                       Educational Institutions
                       Fertilizer Industry
                       Insurance Industry
                       Jute Industry
                       Petrochemical Industry
                       Petroleum Industry
                       Pharmaceutical Industry
                       Plantation Industry
                       Power Industry
                       Steel Industry
                       Stock Exchanges
                       Tel ecom Industry
                       Tourism Industry

    2.   Managerial issues in Auditing Standards, Expectations, and compliance   requirements in
         general:


                       Banking Sector
                       Cement Industry
                       Construction Industry
                       Educational Institutions
                       Fertilizer Industry
                       Insurance Industry
                       Jute Industry
                       Petrochemical Industry




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                       Petroleum Industry
                       Pharmaceutical Industry
                       Plantation Industry
                       Power Industry
                       Steel Industry
                       Stock Exchanges
                       Tel ecom Industry
                       Tourism Industry
    3.   Cost & Financial Management
                  Balanced Scorecard
                  Better Budgeting
                  Business Planning
                  Business Process Improvement Techniques
                  Business Valuation
                  Capital Budgeting under Globalised Business Environment
                  Cash Flow and Financial Forecasting
                  Cost Management
                  Corporate Restructuring
                  Corporate Social Responsibility
                  Financial Due-Diligence
                  Financial Engineering
                  Financial Instruments and Derivatives
                  Financial Modeling
                  Issues in Cross Border Investments
                  Issues in Mergers and Acquisitions
                  Restatements of Financial Statements under US GAAPs and IASs
                  International Accounting Standards & IFRS
                  Corporate Financial Reporting

    4.   LAW
                       Corporate Governance
                       Developments in Labour Laws
                       EXIM Policy and Procedures
                       Provisions of FEMA

                       Important provisions relating to Right to information Act
                       An overview of the provisions of Sarbanes Oxl ey Act



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    5.   BUSINESS MANAGEMENT


                   Conflict Managem ent
                   Consumer and Organizational Buying Behavior
                   Contract Managem ent – Practical Issues
                   Competitiveness: Concepts and Challenges
                   Commercial Due Diligence
                   Credit Analysis and Credit Management
                   Customer Relationship Management
                   Evaluation of Supplier Strategy: Valuation Framework
                   Management of Change
                   Managing Creativity
                   Managing Employee Redundancy
                   Implementing ABC in Manufacturing Environment
                   Industrial Relations
                   Value Based Managem ent
                   Time Managem ent
                   Total Quality Management
                   Treasury Management
                   Six Sigma
                   Strategic Decision - Making
                   Stress Management
                   Suppl y Chain Managem ent
                   Sustainability Development
                   Money Laundering Risk and Management
                   Motivation Techniques
                   Narrative Reporting
                   Enterprise Risk Managem ent
                   Knowledge Management
                   Operations Planning and Control
                   Performance Management
                   Quality Audits
                   Value Added Business Controls - The Right Way to Manage Risk

                   Management Audit



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                   Cost reduction techniques in Resource Mobilization


    6.   INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY


                   Computer Assisted Performance Evaluation
                   Developments in Information Technology
                   E-commerce / Governance
                   ERP and MIS Systems
                   Information Syst ems- Security and Control
                   Technology Managem ent
                   Internal Auditing with information Technology and CAATs


    7.   TAXATION


                   Developments in Direct Taxation
                   Developments in Indirect Taxation
                   Transfer Pricing
                   Taxation of Charitable Trusts
                   Computation & Assessment of Fringe Benefit Tax

                   Tax Planning for Capital Gains
                   Tax Audit u/s 44AB
                   Corporate Taxation
                   Preparation & presentation of Appeals before the CIT & ITAT
                   Survey, Search & Seizure under the Income Tax Act
                   Income Tax Assessment
                   Income Tax Deducted at Source & Filing of TDS Returns - Practical Issues
                   Service Tax

    8.   OTHERS
                   Communication Skills and Personality Development
                   Auditors’ Report under the Companies Act – Issues on C ARO, Documentation,
                    Reporting and Disclosure Requirem ents
                   Detection and Prevention of Frauds
                   Environmental Accounting
                   Issues in TRIMS
                   Recovery Management of NPAs



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                  Regulatory Developments in Countries Abroad
                  Urban Planning and Environment

                  World Economic Development and Investment Planning
                  Capital Markets
                  BASEL II Norms




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       ERP & SAP, Systems Audit and MCA 21.
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