The ultimate IFRS learning experience in one of the great cities of the world!
Spend three weeks in London learning IFRS theory and application under the guidance of three different senior IFRS instructors plus other prestigious guest speakers.
Supplement your comprehensive IFRS training with business visits to important institutions in London. Also enjoy a cultural programme designed to show you the best of the city.
Learn IFRS in an interactive workshop environment comprising 96 hours of formal presentations and exercises. Working through our comprehensive binder of course materials, our instructors will impart rigorous knowledge of IFRS. Not just theory, but application of IFRS, using examples, illustrations and quizzes.
Gain from the experience that IASeminars has acquired in training over 14,000 international IFRS delegates over the last 10 years! The only extended residential total IFRS immersion experience in the market!!
- Introduction to IFRSs
- Conceptual Framework
- Content of IFRS Financial Statements
- Accounting for assets
- Accounting for liabilities
- Revenue Recognition
- Foreign Currency Issues
- Business Combinations, Consolidations, Associates & Joint Arrangements
- Review of Specialized Areas - government grants, retirement benefit plans etc.
- Transitioning to IFRSs
- Expected Future Developments in IFRS - IASB Work Plan
- Update on the IASB-FASB convergence project
- IFRS Interpretations Committee projects
See the full topic list and course description here
Bill Kemp is an IASeminars senior instructor and a consultant specialising in International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and the comparison of IFRS with UK, US and Canadian Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). He has delivered many public and in-house training courses around the world to a diverse audience from industries including financial services, retail, real estate, oil & gas, telecoms, and IT. He is a UK chartered accountant, and was educated at the Edinburgh Academy and at Oxford University. An experienced educator, he was formerly Managing Director of a major London financial training company. Bill's work also includes training and consulting on financial statement analysis and business valuation, and he teaches on the International Accounting MSc programme of the London School of Economics.
Claire Dean is an instructor and consultant specialising in IFRS, UK GAAP and finance training. After qualifying as a Chartered Accountant Claire moved into training, delivering exam based courses for various financial qualifications and provided IFRS training to Ernst & Young's qualified staff. Claire then joined Ernst & Young’s Financial Reporting Advisory team in London as a Senior Manager. In this role she provided technical advice in all aspects of UK GAAP and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) to clients of E&Y, including working on IFRS conversions. Aside from being an experienced IFRS instructor, Claire also delivers financial training to the Analysts at many of the large investment banks across the world, runs finance courses for non financial managers and teaches the professional chartered accountancy examinations. A member of the ICAEW herself, Claire has a 1st class Honours degree in Accounting and Finance.
Shan Kennedy is a chartered accountant and acknowledged specialist providing independent advice on International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and valuation matters. Shan's experience includes more than twenty years in the Big 4 accounting practices. She also spent four years working at the UK Accounting Standards Board, where she researched and developed accounting requirements for goodwill and intangible assets and put together the impairment review approach that has now been adopted in IAS 36, Impairment of Assets. Shan has worked on the IFRS transition teams of ABN Amro and Lloyds TSB. She has also presented at over 100 IFRS training courses around the world, and has extensive knowledge of the issues facing emerging markets as they adopt IFRS. Shan has assisted the UK regulator, the Financial Reporting Council, to perform surveys of compliance with IFRS 2, Share-based Payment, and IFRS 3, Business Combinations. In 2011, Shan was engaged by the Turkish government to provide a bespoke one-week training course to their team responsible for the review of all listed company accounts.