ICAI DAAB IT initiatives for CA fraternity

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Digital Accounting and Assurance Board (DAAB) of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) is investing in building digital competencies to ensure Chartered Accountants meet challenges and leverage opportunities of digital era.

Major Initiatives to position the profession for opportunities in digital era are :

• Conducting Scalable, Employable and Updated Post Qualification Course on Information System Audit (DISA)
• World Class Training to Members on Forensic Accounting and Fraud Detection (FAFD)
• Team of Innovators for helping members navigate digital path
• Imparting Hands on Training through Forensic Labs
• Digital Competency Maturity Model for upgrading firms in digital landscape
• Evolving firms into thriving digital practice by providing leading technology solutions
• Research Paper on “Early Signals on Fraud in Banking Sector”
• Research on Emerging Technologies - Artificial Intelligence, Cloud Computing and Robotics
• Incubation Centre for Blockchain Technology
• Executive Development Program on “Blockchain Technology – Driver of Digital Era”
• Webinars on strategies and approach to adopt technology in assurance services
• Capacity building in digital ecosystem of stakeholders including banks, PSUs
• Research on embedding the understanding and use of technology in accounting and assurance services
• Mentoring of Technology Driven Startups by Chartered Accountants