Understanding key accounting standards - Workshop 2018

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One of the main roles of professional accountant is to prepare integrity financial information for intended users to make decision. Understanding key international accounting standings is essential for preparing fairly presented financial information. The workshop aims to enhance members understanding on some key international accounting standards with practical examples illustration.

Key topics covered:

  • IAS 1 Presentation of Financial Statements
  • IAS 7 Statement of Cash Flows
  • IAS 8 Accounting Policies, Changes in Accounting Estimates and Errors
  • IFRS 13 Fair Value Measurement
  • IAS 2 Inventories
  • IAS 40 Investment Property
  • IAS 16 Property, Plant and Equipment
  • IAS 38 Intangible Assets
  • IAS 36 Impairment of Assets
  • IAS 23 Borrowing Costs
  • IFRS 5 Non-Current Assets Held for Sale and Discontinued Operations
  • IFRS 15 Revenue from Contracts with Customers.
  • IAS 17 Leases
  • IAS 19 Employee Benefits
  • IAS 37 Provisions, Contingent Liabilities and Contingent Assets
  • IAS 12 Income Taxes
  • Financial Instruments
    - IAS 32 Financial Instruments: Presentation
    - IFRS 9 Financial Instruments
    - IFRS 7 Financial Instruments: Disclosure
  • IAS 24 Related Party Disclosures
  • IAS 10 Events after Reporting Date

Trainer profile:

Polly Lo is a CPA with several years auditing working experience in one of the Big 4 firms in Hong Kong. She is experienced in providing external audit assurance service to Hong Kong listed companies in retail, manufacturing and telecommunication business sectors. She also has an extensive experience in delivering professional examination trainings such as CPA Australia Ethics and Governance and Advanced Audit and Assurance to the public as being a full time lecturer of Kaplan Financial.



Enjoy 10% savings when you register for any three or more workshops in the Finance for the Future Program 2018.

Enter promo code FUTUREHK18 at checkout.

* The fee paid is non-refundable. Transfers must be advised in writing and received by CPA Australia at least five working days prior to the event date. Transfers can only be made once and are subject to workshops within Finance for the Future Program 2018.



Learning objectives

  • Identify the major accounting principles and disclosure requirements of a number of important International Accounting Standards
  • Apply the principles learned throughout the course in a practical setting
  • Calculate relevant amounts for inclusion in the financial statements, observing the principles contained in the International Accounting Standards


These workshops are suitable for accountants and anyone who need to enhance their understanding on key accounting standards.



9 hours