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International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS), Financial Statement Fraud and Governance

Many governments say they are introducing IPSAS because it is considered to be good practice. However , very few governments have actually adopted the standards and the implementation thereof differs from country and governmental institutions.  As a learning outcome the course envisage to consider the specific nationality and entities of the attendees in the practical adoption of IPSAS to their specific environment.

Course Outcomes:

  • Understand Accrual Based IPSAS/GRAP requirements, including accounting policies and disclosures
  • Implement the IPSAS/GRAP recognition and measurement rules for assets, liabilities, revenues and expenses
  • Learn the requirements for presentation of IPSAS/GRAP financial statements and related disclosures
  • Plan ahead for issues that arise when transitioning from the cash basis to the accrual basis of accounting
  • Identify transitional provisions in IPSAS/GRAP standards
  • Increase planning opportunities through awareness of likely future IPSAS changes
  • Address Financial Statement Fraud – Responsibilities of Management and Auditors
  • Understand King IV Practices

Who should attend?

  • CEOs and CFOs of Public Entities
  • Financial Directors and Managers of Public Entities
  • Chief and Deputy Directors of Public Entities
  • Municipal Managers
  • Director Finance Administration and Planning
  • Chief Accountants and Accounting Officers
  • Chief Risk Officers and Risk Managers
  • HR Managers and Senior Managers
  • Councillors
  • Accountants
  • Auditors
  • Financial Controllers



Certificate of attendance will be issued on the last day of the training

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Sep 19 - 23 2022


All Day

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  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Sep 19 - 23 2022
  • Time: All Day
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