How to achieve CPD hours?

How to achieve CPD hours easily? The table below is an example that helps you plan your CPD activities.

 

(a) Verifiable CPD activities*No. of events offered in 3 yearsCPD hours (programme offered by the Institute in 3 years)No. of events recommended to attend per annum to meet CPD requirementsProforma CPD achievement per annumNo of events recommended in a 3-year cycleProforma CPD achievement in a 3-year cycle
Annual update conferences9 events31.513.5310.5
CPD seminar380 seminars76034.5913.5
CPD workshops175 workshops8751
(1 half day workshop)
3.5

3 (2 half day + 1 full day)

14
E-seminars

21

e-seminars

63 1339
E-manager300 courses900 1339
e-Series18 courses2711.534.5
Authorized supervisor (note 1) 

 

 

 

QP facilitator (note 2) 

 

 

 

Sub Total (a):  2656.5 19 60.5
(b) Non verifiable CPD activitiesNo. of events offered in 3 years CPD hours (programme offered by the Institute in 3 years)No. of events recommended to attend per annum to meet CPD requirementsProforma CPD achievement per annumNo of events recommended in a 3-year cycleProforma CPD achievement in a 3-year cycle
Reading A Plus magazine36 issuesn/a12 (1 hour p.m.)12 36 (1 hour p.m.) 36
Free learning resources available in Institute website
(note 3)
coursewaresn/a12 (1 hour p.m.)12 36 (1 hour p.m.)

 36

Newspaper reading e.g. SCMP (note 4)n/an/adaily5 daily

15

"Networking" and "Observation, feedback and reflection" (Note 5)n/an/a515
Sub Total (b):  0 34 102
Grand Total (a + b):  2656.5 53 162.5

 

* Please refer to Institute's CPD Learning Resource Centre for details.
Note 1:  Member can claim a maximum of 20 CPD hours per year as an Authorized Supervisor / External Authorized Supervisor/ Counsellor of an Authorized Employer.
Note 2:  Member can claim 2 workshops of total 14 contact hours and actual preparation time for each module in one QP session as CPD verifiable hours.
Note 3:  Free learning resources includes IAS Plus (Deloitte), CAS Plus (Deloitte), KPMG's Virtual Library,  KPMG's Faculty Portal, EY resources for IFRS, PwC's Ideas and Insights, etc. Please click here for details.
Note 4:  Member can claim a maximum of 5 non-verifiable CPD hours per year for newspaper reading.

Note 5:  Member can claim a maximum of 5 non-verifiable CPD hours in total per year for "networking" and "observation, feedback and reflection" together (not 5 hours individually) in addition to any networking time included in verifiable CPD events such as conference, seminars, etc. with effect from 1 December 2013.