IFRS Certificate programme – Your 5-day career transformation

Speaker: Andrew Mead


Develop your IFRS fluency. Understand, apply, and explain the fundamental concepts and principles of IFRS with this five day Certificate Programme.

Doing business internationally is a standard practice for ambitious accountants and finance professionals. The 5-day IFRS Certificate programme is your passport to expand your career potential.

Over 120 countries already either require or permit the use of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). 

Learning outcomes: 

  • the underlying concepts and principles of IFRS.
  • the required format and content of a complete set of financial statements, including required footnote disclosures; and identify the presentation and disclosure requirements of a statement of cash flows, including the proper classification of operating, financing, and investing activities.
  • How to indicate and apply the requirements of new standards on revenue recognition (IFRS 15) and leases (IFRS 16).
  • the classification, recognition, measurement, and disclosure of common financial statement assets and liabilities.
  • impairment loss with respect to a nonfinancial asset.
  • required disclosures for related parties and events after the reporting period.
  • the accounting treatment applied to share-based payments and employee benefits.
  • accounting requirements for business combinations, joint arrangements, and investments in associates.
  • Identify and calculate tax amounts to be recognized in the financial statements.
  • the accounting requirements applicable to entities that transact in or keep accounting records in foreign currency.
  • how to measure fair value when required by IFRS standards

Course outline

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Why attend?

The IFRS Certificate Programme is your comprehensive passport to more career opportunities in today’s competitive global environment

On completion, you will receive a Certificate and a Digital Badge to proudly display your knowledge and skills online.  (The IFRS Certificate will also contribute to CPD requirements).   

Who should attend?

  • Any ambitious accountants who want to compete in the global environment in the UK or abroad.
  • Accounting and finance professionals who work for multinational organisations whose parent company or subsidiaries have adopted IFRS.
  • Accountants who provide audits or assurance services to multinational organisations that have adopted IFRS.

A detailed knowledge of IFRS is not necessary, but you need a familiarity with financial reporting and accounting principles under IFRS.

The IFRS Certificate takes place over five one-day workshops on the following dates.  You must attend all five workshops in order to complete the Certificate:   

  • Day one: 5 November
  • Day two: 3 December
  • Day three: 22 January
  • Day four: 19 February
  • Day five: 11 March


  • Members/Students: £1,700 +VAT
  • Non-members: £1,900 +VAT

Payment:  To pay by invoice please complete and return this booking form

To receive your member/student discount, please ensure you login with your MyCIMA details.

Andrew Mead, Principle, AndMe Consulting

Andrew Mead is an independent consultant specialising in accounting advice and financial reporting. In addition to his technical consulting work Andrew provides Head of Finance/Finance Director services to companies on a part time, short term or interim basis across a range of sectors. He also has experience of finance transformations. Prior to becoming independent Andrew was an Audit Director with KPMG where he was responsible for the audit of a mixed portfolio of large international companies and growing owner managed business. He also spent time within KPMG’s Accounting Advisory Services team where he worked on providing solutions to complex accounting problems. He is experienced in IFRS and UK GAAP. Andrew is also an experience presenter and has delivered financial reporting training to many organisations in the UK and overseas. He is also a freelance presenter on financial reporting for BPP and the ICAEW Academy of Professional Development.

IFRS Certificate Programme

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Contact us
If you have any queries please email or phone us on +44 (0)20 8849 2251

Location:  CIMA, The Helicon, One South Place, London, EC2M 2RB


  1. Tuesday 5 November 
  2. Tuesday 3 December 
  3. Wednesday 22 January 
  4. Wednesday 19 February 
  5. Wednesday 11 March 

9am:  Registration
5pm:  Close of workshop

Members/Students: £1,500 +VAT
Non-members:  £1,700 +VAT