ICPAU continues to celebrate the International Accountants day in a pro bono expo with accounting firms giving free tax, accountancy, audit and business advisory to the general public. This year, all this will take place at UMA Main Exhibition Hall, Lugogo from 7-8 October 2019.
The event has grown as a platform for Women Entrepreneurs to meet, mentor and share ideas that propel their businesses to the next stage.
Last year, former Minister Finance and Proprietor of Radio One, Hon. Mariam Kiwanuka was the chief guest at the Women Entrepreneurs Mentor. Her experiences as a diverse business proprietor enlightened both CPAs and the general public to appreciate organization flow and proper systems if they are to build a sustainable business.
The secretariat will be replicating this experience on 7th November in Mulwana Multi-Purpose Hall from 2 -5 PM. This year’s session will feature ….whose business acumen and thought leadership have built a national brand from scratch.
ICPAU members that attend this session will be credited with 3 CPD hours as long as they register via http://bit.ly/wem-icpau. Please invite your family members, sister in business, friends and workmates to benefit from this free session
The Services Week will also host a Business Engagement Forum featuring Mr Isa Ssekitto of Kampala City Traders Association, KACITA who will disseminate Strategies for Building a Successful Business in today’s business environment. Mr Ssekitto’s forum will take place on 8th November 2019 still in the Mulwana Multi-purpose hall from 9 – 11:30 AM.
Over 25 firms will be available to offer advisory services to the business community. Advisory services will include effective financial management practices; taxation, cost management, debt management, bookkeeping and reporting guidelines. These are vital for any business to establish its niche today, product and brand Strengthening.
Government Agencies in Uganda Revenue Authority, Uganda Registration Services Bureau and Kampala City Authority are also expected to be part of the Services week to educate and help the business community appreciate the compliance side of doing business.
ICPAU staff will be on the ground to educate attendants on the role the institute plays as the Professional Accountancy Organization in Uganda, mandated by the Accountants Act 2013. Aspiring students are encouraged to n come and get firsthand information about ICPAU course in CPA, ATD and CTA.