Running your own company means following your own dream and riding the path to potential success. It does also mean however having certain responsibilities against your fellow shareholders, your staff and of course the state authorities.
This seminar aims initially to give a high level introduction to basic accounting principles that would allow the participants to understand key financial reports and how to best use them to monitor the performance of their business.
It will then move on to highlight key legal considerations of a Cyprus registered company and offer a quick overview of a company's tax and VAT obligations. It will close with a presentation of the tax and legal advantages of Cyprus as an Intellectual Property location.
Date: Wednesday, April 18 2018, 13:00-17:00
Location: Room 018, Social Activities Centre, University of Cyprus (SFC07)
*ΚΕΠ 101: Series of Lectures in Innovation and Entrepreneurship APPROVED
Marilena holds a BSc (Hons) in Management Sciences from the London School of Economics (LSE). She is an experienced trainer specialising in the areas of Financial Accounting and Reporting as well as Presentation Skills.
Marilena qualified as a Chartered Accountant in London in 2002, and became a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW). She was very enthusiastic about training, so once qualified, she joined The Financial Training Company (Kaplan Inc) in London as part of the Financial Accounting/ Reporting lecturing team for a number of examination bodies (eg ACCA, CIMA).
In 2004 she returned to Cyprus and became a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Cyprus (ICPAC). She joined Cyprus College (School of Professional Studies) as a tutor, teaching mainly ICAEW courses. This position was held until September 2010 when Marilena joined PwC as a tutor of PwC’s Academy. She is involved in teaching trainee accountants for their professional exams, as well as offering client seminars in Cyprus and overseas. She specialises in Financial Accounting and Financial Reporting.
Following her long involvement in training, Marilena is also delivering business skills seminars such as "Train the Trainer" and "Presenting with impact" both in Cyprus and overseas. She delivered seminars in many countries including Greece, Germany, Mauritius, Oman, Qatar and Dubai.