Agenda

Professional Certificate in International Public Sector Accounting Standards


Day One: Monday


09:00 Registration and Refreshments  
09:45 Chair and Delegate Introductions  
10:15 Overview of International Public Sector Accounting Standards
and Government Accounting
 
11:15 Morning Coffee  
11:30 Progress towards Accrual Accounting  
12:45 Lunch  
13:30 Financial Reporting  
14:45 Afternoon tea  
15:00 Auditing  
16:15 Wrap-up Discussion  
16:30 Close  



Day Two: Tuesday 

09:30 Refreshments
09:45 Chair and Delegates’ Welcome and Recap
10:00 Public Sector Accounting
11:15 Morning Coffee
11:30 The Standards
12:45 Lunch
13:30 Accrual Versus Cash Based Accounting
14:45 Afternoon Tea
15:00 IFRS: Accrual Based Accounting for the Private Sector
16:15 Wrap-up Discussion
16:30 Close



Day Three: Wednesday


09:30 Refreshments
09:45 Chair’s Introduction and Recap
10:00 IPSAS and Accounting Rules
11:15 Morning Coffee  
11:30 IPSAS Key concepts  
12:45 Lunch  
13:30 Adoption of IPSAS at UNDP  
14:30 Afternoon Tea  
14:45 Payables and Expenses, Inventories and Assets  
16:15 Wrap-up Discussion  
16:30 Close  



Day Four: Thursday 


09:30 Refreshments  
09:45 Chair’s Introduction and Recap  
10:00 UNSAS Versus IPSAS  
11:15 Morning Coffee
 
11:30 Progress of Governments in Implementing  
12:45 Lunch  
13:30 Challenges to Implementation and How to Overcome Them  
14:45 Afternoon tea  
15:00 Case Study   
16:15 Wrap-up Discussion  
16:30 Close  



Day Five: Friday 


09:30 Refreshments  
09:45 Case Study: Implementation of Accruals Accounting in the UK  
11:15 Morning Coffee  
11:30 Chartered Management Institute  
12:15 End of Course Wrap-up  
13:00 Lunch and Close