IFRS: A Comprehensive Two-Day Workshop


For financial professionals who need to get quickly up to speed on IFRS, this two-day workshop will give you the background you need to understand the critical technical accounting issues that arise when applying IFRS. It will delve into all key IFRS pronouncements and discuss how to:

  • Assess the impact of IFRS adoption on the financial statements
  • Discern the key differences between IFRS and US GAAP
  • Prepare for the transition and conversion process



To provide accountants with an in-depth examination of IFRS and a detailed review of the effect a transition from US GAAP will have on the financial statements. You will drill down into individual IFRS pronouncements and learn how IFRS addresses items such as accounting for research and development costs, asset impairments and financial instruments.

  • New guidance on revenue recognition
  • Accounting for leases
  • New rules on consolidation
  • New guidance on fair value presentation and disclosures
  • Changes to accounting for joint arrangements
  • New guidance on the completed financial instruments project
  • IFRS framework and financial statements
    – Presentation of financial statements
    – Earnings per share
    – Interim financial reporting
    – Noncurrent assets held for sale and discontinued operations
    – Operating segments
  • IFRS 1: transition and conversion issues, key exemptions and elections
  • Business combinations
  • Foreign currency
  • Stock-based compensation
  • Liability-related topics
  • Income taxes

Basic knowledge of financial accounting and reporting.


No advance preparation required.

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