International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS): Review and Updates

Start: Sep 16, 2024
End: Sep 27, 2024
Venue: Lusaka - Zambia
Format: Two weeks
Duration: 2 weeks
Statement of Need

Every year more countries are adopting the only international accounting standards for government, IPSAS (international public sector accounting standards), to increase transparency, improve decision-making, and strengthen accountability. This has created a need for finance professionals in the public sector to be acquainted with the IPSAS – cash basis as well as IPSAS accrual basis of reporting. This programme provides practical review of the extant IPSAS including the various updates.

Who Attends

The programme is designed for finance managers, finance officers, accountants and auditors engaged in the public sector entities that implement IPSASccash basis and IPSAS accrual basis of reporting as well as those who are in the process of migrating from IPSAS cash basis to IPSAS accrual basis of reporting.

How participants will benefit

At the end of the programme, participants will be able to: –

  • Review IPSAS cash basis and IPSAS accrual basis extant standards;
  • Gain competence in the proper implementation of IPSAS cash basis and/ IPSAS accrual basis;
  • Develop a deeper understanding of the current IPSAS projects and learn more about the future of public sector financial reporting.

US$ 1600 to cover tuition and training materials only.