Yap Kok Wah

malvern international academy malaysia teacher

About Yap Kok Wah

Fellow of Chartered Association of Certified Accountants, United Kingdom

Yap Kok Wah, FCCA (Fellowship of Chartered Certified Accountants) has been lecturing for more than 30 years in areas of accounting and finance. Besides Malaysia, Yap also lectures in Vietnam, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Singapore. He has been teaching Financial Reporting ever since 1985 and many reputable lecturers in the ACCA programme were his past students. Apart from that, he is also the founder and principal of two colleges in Johor Bahru.

Yap, so humorous that every class is just like a show, also has a special technique for handling computational and consolidation questions in the Accounting papers. Not forgetting, Accounting Standards are developing so rapidly but Yap always devote substantial time to update his lecture notes. It is disastrous to learn out-of-date stuff, but Yap ensures you don’t. Yap is also well-known amongst his students to provide extra tutorial classes. He knows it very well, practice is the only way to assure your passing. Avoid uncertainties in exams, learn with Yap and accrue for success from now.
Apart from lecturing, Yap has also been giving IAS/IFRS training for the past 15 years to various institutions and companies, both private and public. He has been invited to present these training to the Institute of Chartered Secretaries Association (ICSA) in Malaysia, the Ministry of Finance in HCMC and Hanoi, the Vietnamese Society of Accountants and the Vietnam Tobacco Company in HCMC as well as the recent “Train the Trainers” with the Ministry of Finance in Laos.
His lecturing methodology in seminars is unique and is able to simplify difficult accounting standards for sophisticated and unsophisticated learners.

January 1981 to December 1984Lecturer at Systematic Business training Center, Kuala Lumpur
January 1985 to December 1988Promoted to a senior lecturer at Systematic Business Training Center, Kuala Lumpur
January 1989 to February 1998Promoted to the Principal Manager of Cambridge College, Johor Bahru (A subsidiary of Systematic Business Training Center, Kuala Lumpur)
March 1998 to PresentFounder and Principal Manager of Citypro Educare Management. (An Educational Center specializes in ACCA courses in Johor Bahru, Malaysia)
July 2007 to January 2015Co-Founder of Accentrium Educare. (An Educational Center specializes in ACCA courses in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)


Subjects TaughtTeaching experience
1) Managing Finance in the CAT course15 years
2) Financial Accounting in the CIMA course24 years
3) Financial Reporting in the ACCA course28 years
4) Corporate Reporting in the ACCA course22 years