IFRS - Review Of Standards E-Learning

IFRS - Review Of Standards E-Learning
CPA Nova Scotia continues to offer on-demand modules. Many member feel that this convenient, economical and interactive course delivery is a perfect alternative for those having difficulty attending our in-class courses. Prior to the course commencement, you will be given password access to the online courseware via e-mail. Within this courseware, you will find instructions on how to work through the course, all necessary course materials, as well as a range of interactive learning activities designed to make studying on the Internet a rich and relevant experience

Please Note: An updated version of this course will be available in December 2019.  Also, the current material covers the standards as issued up to June 30, 2017. 

This seminar will cover all of the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) incorporated as part of CPA Canada Handbook – Accounting – Part I. The focus is on the IFRS standards that apply to most profit-oriented entities.  Participants will also be provided with information on IFRS standards currently under development and the potential impact on financial statements. At the end of this two-day seminar you will be aware of the foundation of IFRS and be able to explain IFRS content. Examples and exercises are incorporated throughout the session for you to identify application issues.


By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Explain the IFRS standards that apply to most profit-oriented entities.
  • Identify changes to IFRS and impact on financial statements.
  • Summarize current developments in IFRS.
  • List relevant resources (with links).


  • Overview of IFRS
  • Financial statement presentation and accounting policies
  • Property plant and equipment
  • Investment property
  • Intangible assets and fair value measurement
  • Impairment of assets
  • Revenue, financial instruments, income taxes, liabilities
  • Strategic investments, separate financial statements
  • Other IFRS standards
  • First-time adoption considerations
  • Examples and exercises to illustrate application issues

Familiarity with CPA Handbook – Accounting Part I is useful but not required.

Professionals who work in financial reporting and related areas of publicly accountable enterprises or other enterprises applying IFRS, who are reading financial statements of publicly accountable enterprises, or who wish to be able to explain IFRS standards. Audit committee members who would like to gain an understanding of IFRS may also find this to be a useful seminar.

Passport - 2 Days plus $140
Hours - 14

4/1/2019 - 8/31/2019