Food Security and Agriculture

Training Course on International Financial Reporting Standards

Course Overview

The International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) course offers a comprehensive exploration of the principles, concepts, and practical applications of global financial reporting standards. Upon completion of the course, participants will gain a solid understanding of IFRS principles and their application, enabling them to prepare and interpret financial statements in accordance with international standards, thereby enhancing their professional competency and credibility in the global marketplace.

By the end of the training, participants will have achieved the following:

  • Develop a thorough understanding of the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), including the setting process, current standards, and recent updates, ensuring a solid foundation in global financial reporting principles.
  • Gain hands-on experience in applying IFRS principles to prepare financial statements, including correctly presenting components and ensuring minimum disclosures across various financial statements.
  • Evaluate the impact of newly issued standards on organizational financial reporting practices, enabling participants to adapt effectively to evolving regulatory requirements.
  • Enhance professional judgment skills to assess and properly account for transactions affecting current and non-current assets and liabilities, revenues, and expenses, ensuring accurate and compliant financial reporting.
  • Develop critical thinking skills to analyze complex or non-recurrent business transactions and apply IFRS principles effectively, fostering confidence and competence in navigating challenging financial reporting scenarios.

Course Duration

Online Training: 6 days

Classroom Training: 5 days

Module 1: Introduction to IFRS 9

  • Overview of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
  • Historical context and need for IFRS 9
  • Structure and objectives of IFRS 9
  • Comparison with IAS 39

Module 2: Classification and Measurement of Financial Assets

  • Criteria for classification: amortized cost, fair value through other comprehensive income (FVOCI), and fair value through profit or loss (FVTPL)
  • Measurement of financial assets at initial recognition and subsequent measurement
  • De-recognition of financial assets

Module 3: Classification and Measurement of Financial Liabilities

  • Criteria for classification: amortized cost and fair value through profit or loss
  • Measurement of financial liabilities at initial recognition and subsequent measurement
  • De-recognition of financial liabilities

Module 4: Hedge Accounting under IFRS 9

  • Overview of hedge accounting
  • Types of hedging relationships: fair value hedges, cash flow hedges, and hedges of a net investment in a foreign operation
  • Documentation and effectiveness testing
  • Hedge accounting for macro hedging

Module 5: Impairment of Financial Assets

  • Introduction to the Expected Credit Loss (ECL) model
  • Assessing credit risk and determining impairment
  • Practical application of impairment calculations
  • Accounting for changes in credit risk

Module 6: Disclosures and Presentation

  • Presentation of financial instruments in the statement of financial position and statement of comprehensive income
  • Disclosures for financial instruments
  • Enhancing transparency for users of financial statements

Module 7: Transition to IFRS 9

  • Transition requirements and methods
  • Practical considerations and challenges during the transition process
  • Case studies and real-world examples of successful transitions

Module 8: Case Studies and Practical Applications

  • Applying IFRS 9 principles to real-world scenarios
  • Analyzing case studies to reinforce understanding
  • Group discussions on practical challenges and solutions

Module 9: Recent Updates and Future Developments

  • Overview of any recent amendments to IFRS 9
  • Emerging trends and developments in financial reporting
  • Implications for future compliance

Note: This outline provides a general structure for the training. The specific content, activities, and duration of each session may be adjusted based on the target audience, learning objectives, and available time.

Classroom Training Schedule

Start Date End Date Location Cost Apply
May 20, 2024 May 24, 2024 Nairobi $ 950 Register
Jun 24, 2024 Jun 28, 2024 Nairobi $ 950 Register
Jul 29, 2024 Aug 02, 2024 Nairobi $ 950 Register
Sep 02, 2024 Sep 06, 2024 Nairobi $ 950 Register
Oct 07, 2024 Oct 11, 2024 Nairobi $ 950 Register
Nov 11, 2024 Nov 15, 2024 Nairobi $ 950 Register
Dec 16, 2024 Dec 20, 2024 Nairobi $ 950 Register

Virtual Training Schedule

Start Date End Date Location Cost Apply
Jun 03, 2024 Jun 08, 2024 Online $ 400 Register
Jul 08, 2024 Jul 13, 2024 Online $ 400 Register
Aug 12, 2024 Aug 17, 2024 Online $ 400 Register
Sep 16, 2024 Sep 21, 2024 Online $ 400 Register
Oct 21, 2024 Oct 26, 2024 Online $ 400 Register
Nov 25, 2024 Nov 30, 2024 Online $ 400 Register

Registration Process

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Group Discounts

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Course Language

This Training course is offered in ENGLISH . Please indicate the language of choice during registration.

Training Approach

Our instructor-led trainings use well guided presentations, practical exercises, and group acivities. Participants are encouraged to bring any data relevant to their job responsibilities. Training manuals and additional reference materials are provided to the participants.


Upon completion of training, the participant will be issued with a certificate of Completion.

Post Training Support

Our commitment our clients success extends beyond the training program. We offer ongoing 3 months support through Q&A sessions, online forums, and access to our expert instructors.

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