|Project Name:||Modernizing the Vietnam Association of Certified Public Accountants: Component 1|
|Status of Project:||Completed|
Regional - East Asia & Pacific
Country - Vietnam
|Focus Area(s):||Accounting education, training, and professional qualification
Professional accountancy organization capacity building (including establishment, governance, strategy, infrastructure, information & communication technology, and operational & technical resources)
Vietnam Association of Certified Public Accountants (VACPA)
|When did/will the project commence?||2012-08|
|When was/will the project be completed?||2015-06|
|Project Objectives:||Develop member management function (e.g. registration, fees, Continuous Professional Development (CPD) management, etc) which includes development of procedures, processes and applications to efficiently and effectively manage the VACPA existing and future members following the roadmap to 2020.|
|Key Project Components:||1: Develop the member management criteria and processes and Terms of Reference (TOR) for the application (member management software) developer.
2: A study tour to best practice professional accountancy organizations to gain knowledge on (i) the member management function; and (ii) the quality assurance of the members and member auditing firms.
3: Development of the member management application
|Key Project Outputs:||1: Member management criteria, procedures and processes; and TOR for the application developer.
2: Reports summarizing best practices on (i) the member management function; and (ii) the quality assurance of the members and member auditing firms observed in the professional organizations visited. The reviewing comments on the proposed procedures and processes of member management and quality assurance taking into account the observations from the study tour.
3. The new user friendly application for member management function which is operational; and a manual on operating the member management application.
|Key Project Outcomes:||1. 100% of members of VACPA will be managed by the developed member management function, including management of members’ profile, fees and CPD, etc.
2. Methods and means of management of VACPA members will be strengthened. The quality of VACPA’s activities, quantity and quality of VACPA’s members will be improved.
|How was the project initiated?||World Bank|