On Target: Jan/Feb 2011

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In this Issue

The Accounting Delusion
Print media is not the only industry in decline because of its reliance on nineteenth century concepts. Financial accounts are still based on a 160-year-old framework.

Australian Retailers Vs the Internet
As an example of political and public lobbying the Australian major retailer’s campaign against shopping on line from offshore suppliers qualifies for the klutz gambit of the year award.

Tech Tools
Adaptive Planning’s cloud-based services now provide a way for companies to plan ahead without relying on cumbersome spreadsheets.

ICMA Member of the Month
Our inaugural Member of the Month is German-born Sebastian Skrzipek, 32, who is a management accountant with one of the world’s leading automotive suppliers based in Melbourne.

ICMA Courses 2011

  • Philippines Program 21 - 8 January to 26 March 
Program 22 - 7 May to 23 July 
Program 23 - 3 September to 26 November
  • Indonesia February 2011, train-the-trainer program for the two ICMA subjects
  • India ICMA symposium, Mumbai from 10 - 17 April 2011.
  • Melbourne, Australia SCM and SBA programs, first semester 2011.

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