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International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS) Course


Every year more countries are adopting the only international accounting standards for government, IPSAS (International Public Sector Accounting Standards), to increase transparency, improve decision-making, and strengthen accountability. This has created a need for finance professionals in the public sector to be acquainted with the IPSAS – Cash Basis as well as IPSAS accrual basis of reporting. This course provides practical review of the extant IPSAS including the various updates.


5 Days


The programme is designed for Finance Managers, Finance Officers, Accountants and Auditors engaged in the public sector entities that implement IPSAS Cash Basis and IPSAS Accrual Basis of reporting as well as those who are in the process of migrating from IPSAS Cash Basis to IPSAS Accrual Basis of reporting.


At the end of this IRES training seminar, you will learn to:

  • Review IPSAS cash basis and IPSAS accrual basis extant standards;
  • Gain competence in the proper implementation of IPSAS cash basis and/ IPSAS accrual basis;
  • Develop a deeper understanding of the current IPSAS projects and learn more about the future of public sector financial reporting.


  • Introduction and overview of emerging issues in public sector reporting;
  • Review of IPSAS cash basis;
  • Review of extant IPSAS accrual basis relevant for the preparation and presentation of the financial statements;
  • Provisions and process for first time adoption of the IPSAS accrual basis;
  • Review of various updates standards to IPSAS and relevant exposure draft;
  • Recent trends and future changes in public sector financial reporting.


The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprise of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web-based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.


Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Services (IRES) certificate.


The training is residential and will be held at IRES training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, lunch, and study visits.

All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.


Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

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Mob: +254 715 077 817

Tel: 020 211 3814


This training can also be customized for your institution upon request to a minimum of 4 participants. You can have it delivered in our training centre or at a convenient location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on Tel: +254715077817, +254(020) 211 3814 or mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before C.O.B. 28th October 2019.

Send proof of payment to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Payment for all courses includes a registration fee, which is non-refundable and equals 15% of the total sum of the course fee.

1.    Participants may cancel attendance 14 days or more prior to the training commencement date.

2.    No refunds will be made 14 days or less to the training commencement date. However, participants who are unable to attend may opt to attend a similar training at a later date, or send a substitute participant provided the participation criteria have been met.

Please Note: The program content shown here is for guidance purposes only. Our continuous course improvement process may lead to changes in topics and course structure.

Event Properties

Event Duration 5 Days
Event Date 04-11-2019
Event End Date 08-11-2019
Cut off date 28-10-2019
Individual Price(Kenyan) KES 69,000
Individual Price (International) EUR 790
Individual Price(International in Dollars) USD 920
Location Nairobi, Kenya
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