RAP Topics


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Topic Number RAP Topics Description Summary of Overall Approach
1 An analysis and evaluation of an organisation’s budgetary control system and its links with performance management and decision making. The improved knowledge of the different aspects of the budgetary control system and its application on the general performance of the selected company in a specific time period under the guidance of a highly qualified mentor is the key for successful passing of the RAP.
2 An evaluation of how the introduction of a new technology can assist an organisation in achieving its business objectives. The improved knowledge of the general requirements of the specific proposed technology and a discussion of the effective application to reach the business objectives of the selected company under the guidance of a highly qualified mentor is are key factors for successful passing of the RAP.
3 An assessment of the potential impact of an aspect of impending legislation on the operations and financial position of an organisation. The improved knowledge of the impending legislation and the broad level application in the beginning of the preparation for the RAP paired with good knowledge on the general operation (especially the operations that are under direct or indirect impact of the impending legislation) of the selected company and the guidance of a highly qualified mentor are the keys for successful passing of the RAP under topic 3.
4 A review of the business management and accounting issues of environmental costs of an organisation. The improved knowledge of the regulatory requirements relevant to the environment of a specific country that directly or indirectly impacts the overall operation of the selected company and their adequate discussion in the RAP by providing practical aspects under the guidance of a highly qualified mentor are the keys for successful passing of the RAP.
5 An evaluation of the use of short term and long term Islamic financial instruments and their impact on the financial statements of an organisation. The improved knowledge of the different financial instruments in general and the Islamic Financial instruments in particular along with the discussion of the findings and presentation in a financial statement and the guidance of a highly qualified mentor are the main factors for creating a successful RAP.
6 A critical review of key factors or indicators in the motivation of employees in an organisation.  Improved knowledge on the proper implementation of motivation related theories of employees in the selected organization by staying on the right track (according to selected model) without providing irrelevant information under the guidance of a highly qualified mentor is the key to successful passing of the RAP.
7 A critical evaluation of the restructuring of an organisation’s operational activities and the effect on the organisation’s financial performance.  The improved knowledge of all the operational activities that have direct impact on the long term growth of the company along with a proper crosslink of the general reconstruction process under guidance from a highly qualified mentor is very important for passing the RAP.
8  An analysis and evaluation of the business and financial performance of an organisation over a three year period. A key to a successful RAP is the improved knowledge on the various models used in evaluation of the financial and business performance (ratio analysis, SWOT, Porter Five Forces, PESTEL, etc.) and their application to selected organization for a specific period of time (i.e. the last three years) by considering all the micro and macro level factors under the guidance of a highly qualified mentor.
9 A critical evaluation of the planning and implementation of an information system in an organisation. The improved knowledge on the different aspects of the Information Systems in general and the specific knowledge related to the implementation in the selected company and the guidance of a highly qualified mentor are the keys for successful completion of the RAP.
10 A review of the effectiveness of the use of costing techniques within an organisation. The improved knowledge of the different Cost Accounting techniques along with the proper application of all the gathered information (via primary sources of information from the selected company) and the guidance of a highly qualified mentor are the keys for successful passing of the RAP.
11  An investigation into the financial and operational costs and benefits of the internal audit / internal review activities within an organisation. The improved knowledge of the basic concepts of Internal Audit activities along with proper knowledge of the general operations of the selected company that is directly or indirectly linked to the internal audit activities and the guidance of a highly qualified mentor are the keys for the successful passing of the RAP.
12 An investigation into the possible effects of a proposed accounting standard on the financial statements and business activities of an organisation. The improved knowledge of the proposed accounting standards and the basic accounting concepts along with in-depth knowledge of the operations of the selected organization that are under direct or indirect impact of the proposed accounting standard under the guidance of a highly qualified mentor are the keys for successful passing of the RAP.
13 An evaluation of the contribution made by human resource activities to the attainment of business and financial objectives. The improved knowledge of the general functions of the HR together with the excellent knowledge of the role of the HR in the selected company and the proper connection with an effective achievement of the different financial and business objectives under the guidance of a highly qualified mentor are the keys for successful passing of the RAP.
14 An appraisal of the business and financial objectives of a strategic investment decision made by an organisation and its impact on key stakeholders. The improved knowledge of the general operations of the selected company along with the technical aspects of the strategic investment is essential for completion of the RAP. The appropriate connection of the strategic investment decisions with the general operations of the selected company with their detailed assessment under the guidance of a highly qualified mentor is the key for the successful passing of the RAP.
15 An analysis and evaluation of the management of an organisation’s working capital over a three year period and its impact on the organisation’s funding strategies. The key to a successful completion of the RAP is the improved knowledge of the working capital management and the vast information on the selected organization with specific aim to the technical aspects and its connection with the organization’s funding strategy under the guidance of a highly qualified mentor.
16 A critical evaluation of the financial and operational risk management within an organisation. The improved knowledge of the general concept of the Financial and Operational risk and the particular knowledge of the Financial and Operational risks in the selected company and the proper discussion of the key risks based on detailed research on the general operations of the company under the guidance of a highly qualified mentor is key to the successful passing of the RAP.
17 Select an organisation that has been identified as having weak corporate governance structures within the past 5 years. Critically evaluate their corporate governance practices including an assessment of the origins of the corporate governance issue(s) and the organisation’s response. The improved knowledge of the different aspects of the corporate governance issues and the assessment of these implications considering the key shareholders of the selected company with providing a practical scenario under the guidance of a highly qualified mentor is very important for passing the RAP.
18 A review of the marketing strategy of an organisation and its effectiveness. The improved knowledge of the various aspects of the marketing strategies adopted by the selected company and the assessment of its effectiveness by the general impact on the various operations of the selected company and the guidance by a highly qualified mentor is a key factor in the successful passing of the RAP.
19 An analysis and evaluation of the financial and operational consequences of a merger between two organisations or of the acquisition of one organisation by another. The improved knowledge of the financial and operational issues of the selected organization and their proper critical assessment before and after a merger/acquisition under the guidance of a highly qualified mentor are the keys to a successful passing of the RAP.
20 Select an organisation that has been identified as having weak social responsibility practices within the past 5 years. Critically evaluate their social responsibility practices, including an assessment of the origins of the problem(s) and the organisation’s response and the impact of this on the organisation’s key stakeholders. The improved knowledge on the specific activities of the CSR in relation to the overall operations of the selected company along with the discussion of the relations with respect to its impact on the major shareholders combined with the guidance of a highly qualified mentor is the key for successfully passing the RAP under this topic.

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