Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Course on IFRS from the CICA

The CICA is a offering a free IFRS introductory course. Available to those in Canada and Bermuda and is eligible for CPD credit for CAs in Canada.

According to the CICA's IFRS site:

Introduction to IFRS - Implications for Canadian Business explores the "whys" and "whats" of the IFRS transition.

It provides:

Why Canada is moving to IFRS

A taste of how IFRSs compare with current Canadian GAAP

Insights into when, what and how to gather the relevant data in the lead-up to IFRS implementation

Strategies for managing the implementation process

The introduction to IFRS self study course can be accessed on the CICA site.

You will be asked to register to obtain access for this module and have 30 days to complete it.

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