International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS)

International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS)

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NCA College of Management delivers flexible program providing an overview of important requirements of International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSASs). The program addresses the resolution of practical issues commonly encountered when financial statements are prepared under IPSAS. The course includes transition, analysis of anticipated changes in the requirements, along with the main difference between IFRS & IPSAS.

The subject mainly, emphasis on the accrual-based financial reporting i.e. shifting from traditional to cash-based accounting.

The course is specifically designed for the employers and employees of both private and public sectors, who are willing to develop their learning in IPSAS and are looking for best application practice.

The course is expected to equip financial professionals, with robust financial management, financial reporting, and relevant budgeting skills.

IPSAS Course Objectives

The agenda of the course is to provide comprehensive knowledge of existing accounting standards and guidance in applying it. By the end of the program, every candidate can successfully demonstrate the technical content of cash basis IPSAS, accrual basis IPSAS, and its application to execute in Public organizations.

  • Wholly describe the financial reporting of the Public sector entities.
  • Label the requirements and its application to determine the appropriate events and transactions of financial statements.
  • Stronger understanding in public accounting, for improvising transparency and accountability.
  • Improve transparency and quality of financial reporting.

Salient features of IPSAS course

  • A considerable prominence in developing forecasts/budgets, governance, financial performance, and cost analysis.
  • Further progression in career front.
  • Leverage expertise in the technically demanding area.
  • Acquiring of formal recognition from the leading body.

IPSAS Course Structure

  1. Accounting policy & Financial Statement preparation
  • IPSAS1, Financial Statements
  • IPSAS 2, Cashflow Statements
  • IPSAS 3, Accounting policies, changes in accounting estimates & errors.
  • IPSAS 18, Segment reporting
  • IPSAS 24, Disclosure of standards, and presentation of budget information.
  1. Financial Performance
  • IPSAS 9, Non-exchange revenue
  • IPSAS 11, Construction contracts
  • IPSAS 23, Non-exchange revenue
  1. Accounting for Assets & Liabilities
  • IPSAS 4, Translation of financial statements of foreign operations
  • IPSAS 4-10, Foreign operations, and hyperinflationary economies
  • IPSAS 5, Borrowing costs
  • IPSAS 10, Financial reporting in hyperinflationary economies
  • IPSAS 12, Inventories
  • IPSAS 13, Leases
  • IPSAS 14, Events after the reporting date
  • IPSAS 16, Investment property
  • IPSAS 17, Property plant and equipment
  • IPSAS 19, Contingent liabilities and contingent assets
  • IPSAS 21, Impairment of non-cash generating assets
  • IPSAS 26, Impairment of cash-generating assets
  • IPSAS 27, Agriculture
  • IPSAS 28, 29, 30, Financial instruments
  • IPSAS 31, Intangible assets
  • IPSAS 32, Service concessions
  • IPSAS 39, Employee benefits
  1. Consolidation
  • IPSAS 34, Separate financial statements
  • IPSAS 35, Consolidated financial statements
  • IPSAS 36, Investments in Associates & Joint Ventures
  • IPSAS 37, Joint ventures
  • IPSAS 38, Disclosure of interests in other entities
  • IPSAS 40, Public sector combinations
  1. Disclosure Standards
  • IPSAS 20, Related party disclosure
  • IPSAS 22, Disclosure of financial information about the general government sector.

  IPSAS intakes

Interested students can get admission for the Diploma course in January/June. For completion, of course, candidates must achieve a minimum of 60 percent. Students may attempt examination four times a year during the 12 months of its registration.

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