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Muhammad Irfan

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Certificate in International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)

This financial reporting course offers a broad introduction to the field of International Financial Reporting and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). It traces the history of the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) from its early roots through to recent changes and updates and future developments by discussing Convergence project with FASB.

There are case studies, which are based on real-life examples, and many exercises, multiple-choice questions and sample answers for you to test your knowledge as you progress through the course

Attend If you are an accountant or auditor. It is not necessary to have any experience or formal qualifications in accounting or auditing or enroll on the course.

To know more about the program, please send email to or call +971 6 5612230, +971 6 5614430

About IFRS

International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) were formulated as a result of a growing need for accountants to use a common international reporting standards in the preparation of company financial statements. These standards are progressively replacing the many different national accounting standards.
They were first proposed in 1996 and have been continuously updated
IFRS training is appropriate for people who want to understand and be able to apply international accounting standards. After completion of the course attendees  will be able to;
  • Understand and explain the structure of the international, professional and conceptual framework of accounting
  • Apply relevant financial reporting standards to key elements of financial reports
  • Identify and apply disclosure requirements for companies relating to the presentation of financial reports and notes
  • Prepare group financial statements (excluding group cash flow statements) for all types of organisations, including subsidiaries, associates and joint ventures.

Who it is for?

  • Accountants and finance staff involved in the preparation of financial statements.
  • Investor relationship staff, company secretaries, public relations and marketing staff.
  • Analysts, investors and portfolio managers.
  • Risk management, compliance and legal teams.
  • Regulators and people setting accounting standards.
  • Students studying finance, accountancy, business and those pursuing MBAs.
  • Employees and employers who want to use, prepare or interpret financial statements.

IFRS training at MINDS

MINDS training’s proven teaching methodology combined with state of the art online portal provides all the right tools to crack the IFRS exam at first attempt. All our classroom lectures are thoroughly planned and examination-focused.   The course has been developed with input from a number of subject-matter experts. The program is designed to provide CAs, ACAs, ACCAs, CPAs and accounting professionals with the training, knowledge and practical guidance needed to use IFRS in their company.

Key features of our classroom lectures:

  • Qualified tutors who deliver top quality examination-focused classes.
  • Examination-style questions discussed and solved in the classroom.
  • Every concept is covered comprehensively.
  • Regular class tests and practise examinations.
  • Leading study material by  BPP/Kaplan provided free to all students.
  • Free make-up classes to the students who join late in the course.
  • Dedicated revision sessions at the end of the course.
  • Revisions classes and practice sessions.
  • Graded mock examination with teacher’s comments.

IFRs one-to-one training is ideal for people who

  • Cannot commit to a fixed class schedule
  • Do not want to study in a group classe
  • Want to take classes at their own location
  • Want to pass the examination at the first attempt with the help of a dedicated trainer

The advantage of one-to-one training?

  • Lectures are planned according to an agreed schedule
  • The course can be conducted as a crash course
  • The dedicated tutor can develop the skills, knowledge and expertise required to pass the IFRS examination at the first attempt

The advantage of in-house training

MINDS in-house training service enables us to provide the required training at any suitable time and place. Our dedicated training coordinator will work closely with you to understand the training needs of your company so that we can then deliver the IFRS training to meet these needs.

What are the benefits of in-house training?

  • It can save your company money
  • No time is lost travelling to and from the training centre
  • The course can be customised to meet the needs of the company
  • Atendees will be able to brainstorm, discuss new ideas and propose solutions related to issues in their company