International Public  Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS)
This comprehensive IPSAS  training course is designed to provide a sounds basis for public entities to demonstrate sound accrual accounting and budgeting techniques.The course has an emphasis on performance-based management being a core competency, requires entities to adopt a fresh and innovative approach to developing new skill sets.

Suitability -  who should attend?

Organisations, including governments and public sector entities, that are currently implementing or considering implementing IPSAS as a basis for accounting. Also Financial professionals operating within the finance departments of public entities.

Aims of the course

  • Apply IPSAS standards to ensure improved accountability by providing a complete and accurate view of an entities operations and performance
  • Improve overall management and planning by the application of more precise estimates of income, expenditure and effective usage of assets and liabilities
  • Achieve greater transparency within your entity

Training Course Content
This training course is designed to cover the following headings

IPSAS – Overview and Context

Case study: A specific case study looking at the most recent developments and changes to IPSAS as well as a discussion of current problem areas and potential upcoming changes.

  • IPSAS – The Standards Considered (Technical Review and Application)
  • Presentation of Financial Statements (IPSS 1 / IAS 1)
  • Cash Flow Statements (IPSAS 2/ IAS7)

Case study: Practical case studies outlining the IPSAS specific implications of these selected standards

  • IPSAS - An in-depth look at key standards
  • Financial Reporting in Hyperinflationary Economies (if Required) (IPSAS 10/IAS 29)

Case study: Practical case studies outlining the IPSAS specific implications of these selected standards

  • IPSAS – The Fundamental Building Blocks
  • IPSAS 16, Investment Property (IPSAS 16/ IAS 40)

Case study: Practical case studies outlining the IPSAS specific implications of these selected standards

  • IPSAS – Essential technical components and the way ahead

Dates
2nd - 13th March 2015 / 7th - 18th March 2016: Switzerland
15th - 26th June 2015 / 13th - 24th June 2016: London
31st August 2015 - 11th September 2015 / 29th August - 9th September 2016: USA - New York

Cost
Two weeks training: £4,150
One week course: £2,375