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International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS)

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Course Overview

This IPSAS course has been designed to provide an overview of the background of IPSAS and its objectives. In addition to an overview of current accrual-based IPSAS, our expert facilitator will provide best practice information on financial reporting under the cash basis of accounting. At the end of this course, each delegate would have also received up-to-date information on IPSASB’s current exposure drafts and projects. Its application of the requirements, issues and opportunities will be illustrated through the use of short case studies, questions and group exercise.

Course Objectives

Review the basic principles of accrual accounting
Differentiate cash based accounting from accrual accounting
Discuss and apply the requirements of IPSAS
Understand the challenges and consequences of adopting IPSAS for the first time
Determine the costs and benefits for implementing IPSAS and implications
Determine the systems modifications and other changes required to implement IPSAS
Understand the unique strategies for managing the transition from local GAAP to IPSAS

Course Outline

General introduction to IPSAS
Key characteristics of the public sector
Accounting for assets (intangibles, property, plant and equipment, leases, inventories, etc.)
Accounting for liabilities (provisions, expenses and liabilities, employee benefits)
Financial instruments
Revenue from exchange and non-exchange transactions
Public sector consolidation
Accounting Standards Setting Bodies

IPSAS and IFRS Equivalents

Government Accounting
Revenue Recognition
First-time adoption IFRS/IPSAS
Budget reporting
Service concession agreements

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