This 2-day Audit Committee Programme is specially designed to explore best practices, current trends and issues that are relevant to members of Audit Committees in particular, as well as for all public listed company directors.



  • Understand and appreciate the roles and responsibilities of the Audit Committee within the corporate governance (CG) framework
  • Identify various issues and concerns faced by Audit Committee members and how to overcome them
  • Understand the Audit Committee’s roles in monitoring corporate risks and its fiduciary duties on corporate reporting requirements
  • Improve the quality of review on key financial and corporate reporting requirements and understand the consequences of non-compliance
  • Appreciate the roles of internal and external auditors and implications of the key audit matters raised
  • Know what you can do to discharge your duties and exercise professional scepticism in your oversight role



ICDM Faculty Member

Wee Hock Kee is the Managing Partner of CG Board Asia Pacific - providing learning and leadership development in Governance, Risk Management and Control (GRC). Wee has more than 30 years of experience in the GRC field. He has worked in a number of multinational companies as Chief Audit Executive. His last position was with AstraZeneca (UK) as the Regional Audit Director of Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa.

Wee was the former President of IIA Malaysia and Asian Confederation of Internal Auditors. He was also a former board member of IIA Global US and Chairman of the IIA 2011 International Conference in Malaysia. He won the Malaysian Internal Auditor of the Year Award in 2001.

Wee has sat on a number of public listed companies. In his capacity as a board member of these PLCs, he also chaired the Audit and Risk Management oversight board. Currently he is a board member of a Government incorporated company under the Ministry of Finance. Wee has conducted numerous training sessions for Directors of PLCs on behalf of MINDA, SIDC, Bursa Malaysia Berhad and ICDM. He has also conducted board effectiveness evaluation for public listed companies.


ICDM Faculty Member

Vincent has over 40 years of knowledge, exposure and experience in auditing, financial & business management, consulting and training.

Vincent qualified as a chartered accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales and was made a Fellow (FCA) in 1977. He joined the PA Consulting Group (UK-based international management consultants), initially located in Singapore for 6 years and later in London. Vincent was subsequently promoted as commercial director of PA Technology (which provides technology consultancy) in Cambridge, England.

In 1994, he was headhunted and appointed Chief Financial Officer of FACB Berhad, a main board public-listed conglomerate based in Kuala Lumpur. In 1996, he was appointed group general manager for Royal Selangor Group with top and bottom- line responsibilities.

He left in 2000 to start up his own business and management consultancy practice providing consulting services to clients in Malaysia, Hong Kong and Indonesia. Vincent is also a certified professional trainer and a member of and faculty facilitator for the Institute of Corporate Directors Malaysia (ICDM), conducting training for directors and assisting the Institute to assess board and director effectiveness particularly for those from public-listed companies.

In 2010, he was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of a public- listed technology company and subsequently made Chairman in March 2015.


Executive Officer,
Audit Oversight Board

Alex Ooi Thiam Poh is currently the Executive Officer of the Audit Oversight Board, Securities Commission Malaysia. He was previously the Audit Monitoring Partner of BDO Malaysia. Alex has more than 25 years of assurance and advisory experience in the property development and construction, hospitality, manufacturing, trading, media, technology and plantation industries. His experience includes statutory audit of public listed companies and multinational companies, initial public offering (IPO), internal audit, risk management and corporate advisory and reorganisation.

Alex has been active in the accounting profession. He was previously the Malaysia Divisional President of CPA Australia for year 2013 and 2014 and former member of the Council of Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA). He was previously involved in the Financial Reporting Standards Implementation Committee (FRSIC), Capital Market Advisory Committee and Education Committee of MIA. He was a member of the Public Practice Advisory Board of CPA Australia in Melbourne, Australia.

Monday | 23 March 2020

Facilitator: Wee Hock Kee

9.00am - 10.30am

Module 1:
The role of Audit Committee within the CG Framework

10.30am - 11.00am

Networking Break

11.00am - 1.00pm

Module 2:
Current issues affecting Audit Committees

1.00pm - 2.00pm

Networking Lunch

2.00pm - 3.30pm

Module 3:
Asking difficult questions

3.30pm - 4.00pm

Networking Break

4.00pm - 5.00pm

Module 4:
The role of the Audit Committee in risk management


End of Day One

Tuesday | 24 March 2020

Facilitor: Vincent Loh

9.00am - 10.30am

Module 5:
Oversight functions on the company’s financial reporting

10.30am - 11.00am

Networking Break

11.00am - 1.00pm

Module 6:
Key issues impacting financial reporting compliance

1.00pm - 2.00pm

Networking Lunch

2.00am - 3.30pm

Module 7:
Appointment and removal of auditors and audit report implications

3.30pm - 4.00pm

Networking Break

4.00am - 5.00pm

Module 8:
A Conversation with the Audit Oversight Board


End of programme

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Fee includes programme materials (in digital format) and refreshments. Please ensure that you provide a valid email address. Printed copy available upon request.

Fee includes programme materials (in digital format) and refreshments. Please ensure that you provide a valid email address. Printed copy available upon request.

  • Registration(s) is confirmed only upon receiving full payment. The management reserves the right to refuse admission if payment is not received prior to the programme.
  • Full payment must be made no later than 10 days prior to the programme date through:
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      Account Name: Institute of Corporate Directors Malaysia (ICDM)
      Bank Name: Maybank Islamic Berhad
      Bank Branch: Bukit Damansara
      Account Number: 564324609320
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    • Credit card payment facilities which are available onsite.
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1. Cancellation notice must be made in writing. The following cancellation charges apply:

    • Paid Registration
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      • Less than seven (7) working days before the programme date: 100% of the programme fee will be charged.
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**Replacement of participant is acceptable to avoid incurring cancellation fees. Notification of replacement and the details of replacement must be sent to ICDM no later than seven (7) working days before the programme date with full payment received.

2. ICDM reserves the right to cancel or defer the programme, and/or to change venue, speaker, course date and fees due to low enrolment or any other unforeseen circumstances. ICDM shall not be responsible for any costs, damages or losses incurred by the participant due to the changes and/or cancellation.

3. ICDM will make all reasonable efforts to notify participants of changes, should they happen. Participants will be able to utilise the credit against any other programmes for the next 6 months.

HRDF Claimable
  • 16 CPD Points, 10 SIDC CPE Points and Certificate of Participation will be issued once you have met the requirements stated below. (SIDC CPE Points will only be accorded where stated)
    • Complete 100% of the duration of the programme
    • Submit the evaluation form at the end of the programme
  • E-Certificate of Participation will be sent via email.
  • CPD Points for ICDM Members will be updated on the ICDM Portal.
  • SIDC registered Capital Markets Services Representative's Licence (CMSRL) holder or Employee of Registered Persons (ERP) need to submit the SIDC CPE online application form during the programme day.
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