Practice Management Series 2020

The A – Z of practice management, from start-up to expansion and everything in between.


  • Know how to find, evaluate and recruit the best staff for your practice.
  • Know how to motivate and retain the best staff.
  • Be aware of how to manage staff.
  • Know how to grow your practice by having the right staff.


The Practice Management series of webinars is hosted once per month and covers critical aspects of running and managing a firm. 

The series provides comprehensive guidance to help small- and medium-sized practices operate more efficiently in the increasingly complex and competitive global marketplace for professional services. The series is loosely organized around a comprehensive range of topics including:

  • Strategic planning
  • Practice models
  • Firm expansion
  • Managing staff
  • Leveraging technology
  • Client relationship management
  • Risk management
  • Succession planning

If you are a SAIBA member and a SAIBA CPD subscriber then you qualify to attend the webinar series for free.  

If you are not yet a SAIBA member you can join here and also share in  SAIBA benefits.


The following pricing apply:

R 2850.00 – Entire webinar series registration. (R475.00 each)

Subscription: Included free in Accountant in Practice plus Tax , Accountant in Practice and Bookkeeper packages

The individual webinars can be purchased separately.


Study unit 1

Client acceptance procedure

Deciding on what type of client to accept

Client acceptance procedure

Documenting the client acceptance procedure

Using a client acceptantance checklist

Incorporating client data into the engagement plan

Re-evaluating current clients

Study Unit 2

The Code Of Ethics, Quality Control And NOCLAR

  • Ethical standards and considerations in terms of a professional code of conduct.
  • New and revised rules adopted by professional bodies.
  • The IAASB and quality control.
  • Quality control for audits, reviews and other engagements. 
  • Applicable laws and regulations. 
  • Who is subject to NOCLAR.
  • What is NOCLAR and what are its objectives. 
Study Unit 3

Engagement Standards

Study Unit 4

Finding and retaining the right staff

Study Unit 5

Develop your own business continuity and disaster response plan

Study Unit 6

Computer and Network Risks

Study unit 7

Avoid POPI Act and Electronic Communications Penalties

  • The POPI Act – An Overview.
  • Responsibilities for data protection.
  • How to manage personal information collected.
  • Identifying areas of potential non-compliance.
  • Repercussions for non-compliance.
Study unit 8

The practice manager’s guide to running a successful practice

Study unit 9

Avoiding bad public relations


There are no preconditions for this course.
Moderate level.
Recorded webinar made available on a specified date


Maya Nikolova BAP(SA), MTP(SA)

Accountant and Registered Tax Practitioner with a demonstrated professional history in the financial accounting and tax industry for over 20 years.  

Nestene Clausen CA(SA)

Nestene completed her (Hons) at North West University in 2012. In 2014 she completed her professional articles and her Masters Degree in Chartered Accountancy. She then registered with SAICA as a Chartered Accountant in 2015. Nestene has lectured on the audit programme at the University of Cape Town. She started her own audit, tax & accounting practice which she has since grown into a reputable firm in the Tableview area with 60 clients and two staff members.


By attending this webinar, you will be provided with: 

  • Summarised slide presentation. 
  • Reference documents and / or course material where available.
  • Access to a technical knowledge base.
  • Recorded webinar that includes an expert presenter

R 2850 VAT Incl.

Additional Course Information

Category Practice Management
Accredited SAIBA
Verifiable CPD Hours 10
Non-verifiable CPD Hours N/A
Effort 10 hours
Duration 20 hours
Format Webinar
Level Moderate
Assessment Yes
Study Material No
Course Date 8 July, 2020
SKU PMC200003M Categories ,

Who should attend?

Business accountants in Practice (SA).

Persons thinking about starting an accounting firm.  

Firm managers.  

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.






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