Onboarding of new members - Practice Start Up Session

Onboarding live and virtual event for new members, including a presentation about how to start up your own practice and the SAIBA resources available.


After attending the event you will be able to:

  • Understand what is required to start and run an accounting and tax practice
  • Develop a business plan for your new firm.
  • Use all the SAIBA resources for your benefit.


As a new or prospective Business Accountant in Practice (SA) you are thinking of starting your own accounting practice. It is a daunting prospect and one that requires a lot of thought and planning.

We want to see you become the best “Accountant-in-practice” you can be.

That is why we developed an Onboarding Induction event for newly qualified members to help you make the jump and start your own practice, whether full time or part time.


Date: 26 Nov 2020
Time: 07:30-12:00
Online Stream: Register as a SAIBA member and watch the event live streamed from within your online profile.
Contact: 012 643 1800 or membership@saiba.org.za


07:30-08:00 Registrations and refreshments
08:00-08:15 Welcome notes by (Nicolaas Van Wyk )
08:20-09:00 Life story from an experienced accountant (Grant Richardson)
09:05-10:05 SAIBA resources for members (Nicolaas Van Wyk)
10:10-10:25 Tea break
10:30-11:30 Business plan (Russel Ngobeni)
11:35-12:00 Networking


The event is free to attend for newly qualified or prospective Business Accountants in Practice (SA)


The event covers the following topics:

  1. Life story from an experienced accountant:
    Lessons I learned in the last 20 years of running my own firm.
  2. SAIBA lessons:
    The legislative environment affecting the accountant in practice.
    SAIBA resources and how to access them for success.
    SAIBA partners that will save you time and money.
  3. Business Plan:
    Drafting a business plan for your new practice.


Grant Richardson – MG Richardson Taxation & Accounting Services
Nicolaas van Wyk – CEO SAIBA
Russel Ngobeni – Shinyawani Group of Companies (Pty) Ltd.


Select the REGISTER NOW button.
After successful registration, information regarding the event will be within the Onboarding of new members – Practice Start Up Session course.
To access the information select MY DASHBOARD and then MY COURSES.
Please contact your PPC or membership@saiba.org.za should you have any queries.





FREE EVENT (In-Venue or Online)

Additional Course Information

Category Practice Management
Accredited SAIBA
Verifiable CPD Hours N/A
Non-verifiable CPD Hours N/A
Effort 4.5 Hours
Duration 4.5 Hours
Format Blended
Level Moderate
Assessment No
Study Material No
Course Date 26 November, 2020
SKU FRE200009M Categories ,

Who should attend?

The event is only available to:

  1. Newly qualified SAIBA members that have been awarded the designation BAP(SA)
  2. Prospective SAIBA members that have applied within the last 2 years but have not yet completed their application.

This event is included in the following subscription packages:

If you are not a subscriber, you need to purchase the event as a stand-alone event or subscribe to a SAIBA subscription package.

How to subscribe

Subscribers pay less for their CPD points.
SAIBA offers 4 subscription packages that provides access to everything to run a successful accounting and tax practice.

Pay a small monthly amount and gain access to monthly webinars covering ethics, financials, reporting, audit and assurance, working papers, law, technology, management topics, and tax.






012 643 1800
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Cnr Pinaster Avenue & 18th Street
The Club Shopping Centre

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44 Melrose Boulecard

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