IFRS - Part 1

Course Overview
This course, part one of a three part series, provides an overview of international financial reporting standards (IFRS) as established by the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB). In Part 1, specific financial reporting topics are discussed including IFRS 1, First-time Adoption of IFRS, as well as identification of specific differences between IFRS and U.S. GAAP.

Learning Objectives:

After completing this course, the course participant should be able to:

  • Identify the form and structure of the IASB
  • Identify key differences between IFRS and U.S. GAAP
  • Recognize key requirements associated with the first time adoption of IFRS
  • Recognize guidance for select IFRS topics

  • Prerequisites/Advanced Preparation:


    Speaker / Author:

    John M. Fleming, licensed as a CPA in Pennsylvania, has served as the President and Director of Accounting and Auditing for Kaplan Financial Education, powered by Loscalzo Institute and also as the Director of Content Development for Kaplan Financial Education, powered by SmartPros.  John retired from Kaplan in October of 2017. In retirement, John continues to provide seminars as a discussion leader for Kaplan Financial Education on a part-time basis.

    John’s prior practice experience includes audit, tax, consulting, office management, and human resource responsibilities with Deloitte LLP, Richard Eisner & Company LLP, and Ernst & Young LLP. John is a graduate of LaSalle and Drexel Universities with degrees in accounting and finance.

    John, a Pennsylvania CPA, served as the 1999/2000 President of the 8,300 member Greater Philadelphia Chapter of the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA). In 2006, the PICPA recognized John as a Joseph E. Sterrett Fellow for his contributions to the accounting profession and in 2007, the Philadelphia Chapter recognized John with their Champion Award for his contributions to the PICPA, Chapter, profession and community.  John has also served as the 2002/2003 President of the American Accounting Association’s Mid-Atlantic Region.


    Price (USD)

    Standard: $24.95


    Course Code : 99FLE43

    Release Date : 01/23/2018
    Expire Date : 01/23/2022
    Credits :
    CPE 1.00
    QAS 1.00

    Course Level : Basic
    Course Type : QAS Self-Study
    Length : 50min
    Passing Grade : 70%
    Field Of Study : Accounting
    Theme : IFRS

    Format Type : eLearning
    Mobile Compatible

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