PRC ISSUES NEW CPD GUIDELINES

The Professional Regulations Commission issued Resolution 990-2016 providing for updated rules on the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) program that all regulatory boards will have to implement. This was published in the Official Gazette last July 21, 2016 and becomes effective on August 21, 2016.

The resolution provides rules and application forms on the accreditation of CPD providers, the requirement of CPD monitors for quality assurance, the guidelines on self-directed or life long learning, new registration fees. It also provides that the CPD requirements for CPAs shall be 120 units for a three year period.

The resolution can be downloaded from the PRC and BoA website at boa.com.ph

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