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This course will help our clients to assist not only in meeting the challenges of introducing International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS) but also to secure the benefits of improved financial management to help secure organizational objectives and goals of each public service organization. It will also compare IFRS against International Public Sector Accounting Standards so that the participants can see the main differences.
What Do Participants Learn?
Understand The Technical Bases
Understand The Standards
Understand Financial reporting
Satisfying donor & stakeholder requirements
Implications for Internal and External Audit
Impact on financial processes and systems
How to formulate a documented action plan
How to manage substantial financial resources
How to develop skills to aid implementation, capacity development, benefits realization and risk management plans
Who Should Attend?
Financial officers and planners
Anyone interested and wanted to develop his performance in finance
What Will the Learning Experience Include?
Comprehensive pre-program activities include:
Web-based information forms & surveys completed by attendee.
Direct consultation with the attendee about the expectations.
During the training, participants engage in data, activities, and conversations that lead to insight and knowledge.
Participants learn from expert trainers who have both academic and business experiences.
Highly applicable training content & instructive activities for adding depth to training topics.
**A half-day site visit for integrating the experience & plan next steps. Opportunities to provide connections, ideas & support.
Explore & Practice
Apply & sustain the learning experience by using this ongoing support:
To ensure participant has new skills or behavior progress.
Optional, fee-based mentoring & coaching with the trainer.
Training materials & additional documents (e-books, pdf files, presentations and articles)
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Section One: Introduction to Introducing International Public Sector Accounting Standards
The Conceptual Basis of Government Accounting
Reporting on the full cash basis (IPSAS statement: Financial Reporting under the Cash Basis of Accounting)
Progress towards accrual accounting
Section Two: Why The Need For IPSAS
Public sector Accounting
Introduction to IPSAS standards
Accrual vs Cash accounting
Section Three: United Nations Case Study
IPSAS and Accounting rules
Some IPSAS key concepts
Adoption of IPSAS at UNDP case study
UNSAS vs IPSAS
Progress Report on the Adoption of IPSAS at
UNDP, UNFPA and UNOPS case study
Section Four: Implementation of IPSAS
The transition from Cash to Accrual Accounting by Governments
IPSAS IMPLEMENTATION – ISSUES AND IMPACT
The Unified chart of accounts
Budgeting with IPSAS
Benefits of adopting IPSAS
Revenues & Receivables
Section Five: Specific IPSAS Rules
Payables & Expenses
Provisions, Contingent Liabilities, and Contingent Assets
Budgeting with the NCOA
GPFS – Cash Basis
GPFS – Accrual Basis
Interpretation of GPFS
The Impact of IPSAS on auditors and internal control system