The International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) issued by International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) are gaining recognition as Global Reporting Standards. The Council of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, while appreciating the emerging diversities and complexities in the world of accounting and the need for knowledge of IFRS in relation to the convergence of the Indian accounting Standards with IFRS, has decided to launch a Certificate Course on International Financial Reporting Standards for its members. The objective of this Course is to enhance the knowledge as well as to provide benefit to the members in the global service market.

The Course aims at providing:

Introduction of the concepts of IFRS
Dissemination of knowledge on IFRS;
Comparison of IFRS with existing Indian Accounting Standards;
Issues in relation to IFRS;
Conversion of Financial Statements prepared on the basis of Indian GAAP to IFRS based Financial statements.
Apart from the comprehensive theoretical aspects, this course, the first of its kind in India, will sharpen the expertise and excellence of our members through multiple case studies across the industry and service sector. The course will be conducted initially at Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Kolkata and later on in Chennai, Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Kanpur, Chandigarh and other cities. The registration for the course will commence from 1st November 2008. The registration will be on first come first serve basis. The schedule of classes for Mumbai centre will be announced shortly.

For any query, please contact:

National Course Director:

1. CA. S. Gopalakrishnan
Central Council Member
Mob: 98497 71066
E-mail: gopalakrishnan.s@in.pwc. com

2. CA. Amarjit Chopra
Central Council Member,
E-mail: amarjitchopra@vsnl.net
Mob: 98101 00299,

3. Nodal Officer:
Ms. Karuna Bhansali
Mob. No. 9310998451
E-mail: karuna.bhansali@icai.org

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