CONTINUING EDUCATION FOR TAX & FINANCIAL PROFESSIONALS

A Guide to IFRS & Comparison with GAAP

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Self-Study
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Basic
Credits
CPE Credits
5 Credits: Accounting

Course Description

The International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) is the framework used by many publicly traded companies around the world today to report their financial results. With support from important constituencies, the SEC and the FASB have taken several steps toward a major transition from the accounting and reporting framework will be currently in place in the United States to IFRS.  In an effort to better understand how convergence will affect financial reporting in the United States, this course provides an overview, by accounting area, of similarities and differences between U.S. GAAP and IFRS.  It highlights differences most commonly found in current practice that may affect a converting entity’s financial statements. It also provides an overview of significant completed convergence projects in the accounting standards.

Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

Chapter 1

After completing this section of the course, you will be able to:

•Recognize the benefits of IFRS standards to emerging economies

•Cite the improvements made to the Conceptual Framework

•Identify the major similarities and differences between U.S. GAAP and IFRS standards

Chapter 2

After completing this section of the course, you will be able to:

•Recognize that IFRS is principle-based

•Cite IFRS’s definition of fair value

•Identify that U.S.GAAP, IFRS makes no distinction between ordinary and extraordinary items.

Chapter 3

After completing this section of the course, you will be able to:

•Recognize that, LIFO is prohibited under IFRS

•Identify and understand, FIFO cost of goods sold & LIFO cost of goods sold.

•Understand the definition of a lease as a contract, according to the ASC 842 and IFRS.

Chapter

After completing this section of the course, you will be able to:

•Recognize revenue the Revenue Recognition Model.

•Identify and understand a binding contract.

•Recognize aspects of more than one class of cash flows.

 

Course Specifics

Course ID
1193494
Revision Date
December 23, 2019
Advanced Preparation

None

Compliance information

NASBA Provider Number: 103220

Course Instructor

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Delta CPE LLC

For many years, Delta CPE LLC has offered a wide variety of continuing education courses for financial professionals. Topics covered by Delta’s courses include accounting, financial management, budgeting, investments, financial statement reporting, business management, IFRS, ethics, valuations, real estate, and business writing. The diversity and breadth of Delta’s course offerings make the company a prolific and unique contributor to the CPE world. Delta’s well-credentialed authors and contributors have also been published in numerous academic and professional journals and quoted by some of the leading financial media outlets.

A Guide to IFRS & Comparison with GAAP

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Format
CPE CREDITS
5 Credits: Accounting

$145.00$175.00

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Icon_Self-Study
Self-Study
Icon_Level
Basic
Credits
CPE Credits
5 Credits: Accounting

Course Description

The International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) is the framework used by many publicly traded companies around the world today to report their financial results. With support from important constituencies, the SEC and the FASB have taken several steps toward a major transition from the accounting and reporting framework will be currently in place in the United States to IFRS.  In an effort to better understand how convergence will affect financial reporting in the United States, this course provides an overview, by accounting area, of similarities and differences between U.S. GAAP and IFRS.  It highlights differences most commonly found in current practice that may affect a converting entity’s financial statements. It also provides an overview of significant completed convergence projects in the accounting standards.

Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

Chapter 1

After completing this section of the course, you will be able to:

•Recognize the benefits of IFRS standards to emerging economies

•Cite the improvements made to the Conceptual Framework

•Identify the major similarities and differences between U.S. GAAP and IFRS standards

Chapter 2

After completing this section of the course, you will be able to:

•Recognize that IFRS is principle-based

•Cite IFRS’s definition of fair value

•Identify that U.S.GAAP, IFRS makes no distinction between ordinary and extraordinary items.

Chapter 3

After completing this section of the course, you will be able to:

•Recognize that, LIFO is prohibited under IFRS

•Identify and understand, FIFO cost of goods sold & LIFO cost of goods sold.

•Understand the definition of a lease as a contract, according to the ASC 842 and IFRS.

Chapter

After completing this section of the course, you will be able to:

•Recognize revenue the Revenue Recognition Model.

•Identify and understand a binding contract.

•Recognize aspects of more than one class of cash flows.

 

Course Specifics

Course ID
1193494
Revision Date
December 23, 2019
Advanced Preparation

None

Compliance information

NASBA Provider Number: 103220

Course Instructor

Delta CPE LLC Headshot
Delta CPE LLC

For many years, Delta CPE LLC has offered a wide variety of continuing education courses for financial professionals. Topics covered by Delta’s courses include accounting, financial management, budgeting, investments, financial statement reporting, business management, IFRS, ethics, valuations, real estate, and business writing. The diversity and breadth of Delta’s course offerings make the company a prolific and unique contributor to the CPE world. Delta’s well-credentialed authors and contributors have also been published in numerous academic and professional journals and quoted by some of the leading financial media outlets.

A Guide to IFRS & Comparison with GAAP

Expert Instructors
Format
CPE CREDITS
5 Credits: Accounting

$145.00$175.00

Clear