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Outsourcing Risk Management

This seminar will be opened for enrolment on 18 August 2016 at 11:00am. The "Login to Enrol" button is NOT available before 18 August at 11:00am.

Event Details:

Speaker :

Mr Frankie HO, Financial Controller, BDO Limited


Date : 8 September 2016 (Thursday)

Time : 7:00pm - 9:00pm (Registration starts at 6:30pm)

Venue : Auditorium, 1/F., Duke of Windsor Social Service Building, 15 Hennessy Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong

Language : Cantonese (no simultaneous translation)

CPD Credit : 2 hours

Fee : HK$100-

About the Seminar:

This seminar focuses on risk management in outsourcing for organizations.

Contents include:

(1) Introduction of outsourcing

- Purpose

- Definition

- Policy governance

- Role and responsibilities

- Approval of outsourcing proposal

- Outsourcing risk signoff process

- Regulator’s supervisory approach and major supervisory concerns

(2) Risks of outsourcing

- Types of outsourcing risk

- Assessment of outsourcing materiality

- Concentration risk

- Risks in each stage of outsourcing

(3) Management of outsourcing risks

- Strategic risk assessment

- Service provider selection and due diligence

- Outsourcing agreement negotiation

- Project transition

- Business continuity management

- Ongoing monitoring and control

- Outsourcing to an overseas service provider

About the Speaker:

Frankie is currently the Financial Controller of BDO Limited, the Hong Kong member firm of BDO International Limited, the world’s fifth largest accountancy network. Before joining BDO Limited, Frankie worked in a number of international banks for more than 30 years in senior management position up to Deputy Chief Executive Officer responsible for finance, compliance, controlling, risk management, company secretarial, taxation, administration and information technology.

Frankie has served as a Committee member of ACCA Hong Kong for 11 years since 2003. During the 11 years, he was the Co-chairman of following Sub-Committees of ACCA Hong Kong: Tax, Student Affairs, Professional Development and Activities & Community Services. He was also a Council member of The Taxation Institute of Hong Kong in 2011/2012.

Frankie was appointed by HKSAR as Panel member of The Board of Review for 6 years from 2005 – 2010.

CPD Hours:

Completed CPD hours will be granted to attendees who have attended a full session of seminar. For those who have not attended full session, the number of CPD hours will be discounted accordingly. For the exact recognition of the CPD hours, please check with the respective Institute or Association.

Bad Weather Arrangement:

This event may be cancelled or re-scheduled when typhoon no.8 or black rainstorm warning is hoisted. Please refer to our website for the arrangement.


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- This seminar will be opened for enrolment on 18 August 2016 at 11:00am. The "Login to Enrol" button is NOT available before 18 August at 11:00am.

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