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CPE Self-Study

IFRS: The Effects of Changes in Foreign Exchange Rates

Publisher: AICPA
  • $50.00-$70.00
    IFRS: The Effects of Changes in Foreign Exchange Rates Online Access Product #: 159744
    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 guidance in IAS 21, The Effects of Changes in Foreign Exchange Rates, on accounting for foreign currency transactions and foreign operations in the financial statements of an entity, and the translation of financial statements into a presentation currency.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Understand how an entity determines the appropriate functional currency.
  • Understand how to report foreign currency transactions in the functional currency.
  • Evaluate the use of a presentation currency other than the functional currency.
  • Understand how to translate an entity’s results and financial position into a presentation currency.

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.