More and more businesses demand from their finance, the ability to think about the future of the business, scan the horizon for business opportunities, design new business models and contribute to the innovation of products, services and processes. The event emphasises the need for discussions around business accountability and assurance provision challenges presented to the accountancy profession by the new business environment, talent management, revolutionising professional education and development through e-Learning.
The forum will discuss risk and rewards – shared perspectives, maximising people power - effective talent management in finance and the e-professional – embracing learning technologies. ACCA aims to bring together high caliber delegates and industry experts to lead a dialogue on topics that we see as the most important to the future of accounting, auditing, finance, education and management.
The speakers include Muhammad Uzair, Director Internal Audit, Tourism Promotion Services (Pakistan) Ltd, Tahir Jawaid, Vice President Human Resource and Public Affairs, Engro Corporation Ltd and Jehan Ara, President P@SHA. The panellists include senior professionals from ACCA Pakistan, PSO, AKD Securities Ltd, Islamabad Stock Exchange, Arif Habib Corporation Ltd, Allied Bank Ltd, Packages Ltd, Tetra Pak Pakistan Ltd, KPMG Taseer Hadi & Co. Chartered Accountants, Ernst & Young Ford Rhodes Sidat Hyder, Virtual University and BRAMERZ. The moderators of the panel discussions will be Mr Junaid Iqbal, former CEO BMA Financial Services Ltd, Ms. Mahreen Khan, General Manager, Group Communication & Public Affairs, Dawood Hercules Conglomerate and Hammad Siddiqui, Deputy Country Director, CIPE.
On this occasion, Mr Arif Masud Mirza, Head of ACCA Pakistan said ‘as a participant of Accountants for Business Global Forum Pakistan 2011, you will deliberate upon critical drivers of the finance profession: corporate transparency, business accountability, audit and assurance, talent management and e-learning’.
ICI Pakistan, Pepsi-Cola International, Phillip Morris Pakistan, CIPE, Telenor Pakistan, PTCL and Servis Industries are the sponsors of the event.