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CPE Self-Study

IFRS: The IASB's Governance and Conceptual Framework

Publisher: AICPA
  • $50.00-$70.00
    IFRS: The IASB's Governance and Conceptual Framework Online Access Product #: 159739
    AICPA Member: $50.00
    Non-Member: $70.00

AICPA's IFRS Certificate Program

This course is part of the IFRS Certificate Program – a comprehensive, integrated curriculum that will give you the basic training, knowledge, and practical guidance in international accounting standards that are necessary in today's global business environment. Credit for individual courses purchased can be applied to the full program. Click here for information on the complete program.

The purpose of this course is to familiarize you with the Preface, the Conceptual Framework, and forthcoming updates to the framework. International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRSs) are to be interpreted in the context of the Preface to International Financial Reporting Standards and The Conceptual Framework for Financial Reporting, which address the concepts underlying the information presented in general purpose financial statements. IFRSs set out definitions of key concepts as well as recognition, measurement, presentation, and disclosure requirements for financial statements.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe the IFRS governance structure
  • Describe the IFRS framework, including the preface, core concepts, hierarchy, glossary and individual components
  • Describe forthcoming updates to the framework

Prerequisite: None

Advance Preparation: None

System Requirements

About the Publisher

AICPA

About the AICPA The American Institute of CPAs is the world’s largest member association representing the accounting profession, with more than 412,000 members in 144 countries, and a history of serving the public interest since 1887. AICPA members represent many areas of practice, including business and industry, public practice, government, education and consulting. The AICPA sets ethical standards for the profession and U.S. auditing standards for private companies, nonprofit organizations, federal, state and local governments. It develops and grades the Uniform CPA Examination, and offers specialty credentials for CPAs who concentrate on personal financial planning; forensic accounting; business valuation; and information management and technology assurance. Through a joint venture with the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, it has established the Chartered Global Management Accountant designation, which sets a new standard for global recognition of management accounting.