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IFRS for SMEs Train-the-Trainer Workshop on 24-26 January 2011

  1. The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) has issued an International Financial Reporting Standard (IFRS) designed for use by small and medium-sized entities (SMEs). In recognition of the growing adoption of the IFRS for SMEs in the various jurisdictions, the Singapore Accounting Standards Council (ASC), with the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Singapore (ICPAS) as the strategic partner, have organised a three-day workshop on IFRS for SMEs. The event is essentially a Train-the-Trainer workshop. A summary of the workshop is included below.

  2. Date

    24 – 26 January 2011

    Location

    Singapore, Traders Hotel, Temasek Meeting Rooms (Address: 1A Cuscaden Road, Singapore 249 716)

    Host

    Singapore Accounting Standards Council (ASC), with the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Singapore (ICPAS) as the strategic partner

    Objective

    The key objective of the workshop is to develop the capacity of trainers to provide subsequent training on the IFRS for SMEs in their own jurisdictions.

    Facilitators

    The workshop will be conducted by:

    • Mr Paul Pacter (IASB Member and Chairman of the SME Implementation Group)
    • Mr Michael Wells (Director, IFRS Education Initiative, IFRS Foundation)

    Who should attend

    People who are currently performing training using their local GAAP or IFRSs in the region.

    Commitment

    All trainer‑participants have to commit to conduct training on the IFRS for SMEs after completion of this workshop. Acceptance to the workshop is accompanied by the commitment of each participant to train others in the use of the IFRS for SMEs.

    Language

    Workshop will be conducted in English and no translation will be provided.

    Fee

    There is a nominal fee of S$300 per participant for the workshop.


  3. Attached are copies of the detailed programme and the application cum trainer commitment form from the IASB. Please send your registration to the organisers at email: grace.chua@icpas.org.sg by 31 December 2010. Participants successfully registered for the workshop will be informed by email by 7 January 2011. We look forward to your participation in the workshop.

    Detailed programme

    Detailed programme

    Application cum trainer commitment form

    Application cum trainer commitment form



 

 

 
 
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