The International Association of Accounting Professionals, (IAAP)

The International Association of Accounting Professionals (IAAP) offers international recognition for the finest business and accountancy qualifications in the world. You can rest assured that every IAAP qualification certificate upholds the highest professional standards.

The IAAP exists to create a global community of membership, entrepreneurial, highly qualified and successful finance professionals by providing practical training, support and continuing development.

Operating across the globe in countries as diverse as China, India, Malaysia, New Zealand and Singapore, the IAAP opens the door to a wealth of international career opportunities. IAAP was affiliated with International Association of Bookkeepers (IAB). IAB established since 1973, an accredited training and support, UK Ofqual-regulated qualifications, continued professional development and frequent regulatory updates.

SEA Education Group provides a full range of educational services to local students in Malaysia and international students from all over the world. In the past 33 years, SEA has grown into an education group with higher education colleges, training and language centres.

SEA Management Academy (SEAMA) was part of the SEA Education Group. Licensed by Ministry of Human Resources as HRD Corp Training Provider. SEAMA approved by IAAP UK as the accredited centre to provide the IAAP Advanced Diploma in Accounting program (ADIA). IAAP ADIA was accredited by Institute of Professional Accountants Australia to be the Associate member and called themselves as Qualified Accountants.

IAAP Advanced Diploma in Accounting (ADIA)
Aims to train professionals capable of entering the world of companies, both private and public, as well as in the field of business consulting and the ability to understand the complex dynamics that characterise the economic environment.

Criteria for Application:
GCE Ordinary “O” Level or it’s equivalent

Duration of Study:
12 months of study

Optional Professional Memberships:
IPA & IFA members are encouraged to apply:

  • Association of International Accountants (AIA), UK direct membership. (AIA member recognised as Bachelor Degree equivalent)
  • Member of the Institute of Internal Auditors Malaysia (IIAM)
  • Executive Degree in Business Accounting


September 29, 2021