IFRS 9 Training Course

IAS 32, IFRS 13 & IFRS 9

The IFRS 9 online course by Ed-Watch will focus on knowledge and applications of vital concepts and principles of IFRS Standards across an extensive range of accounting standards. IFRS 9 course is for graduates, post-graduates, accountants, finance managers, internal auditors, risk managers and portfolio managers. IFRS 9 certification will open up new career opportunities, upskill, and increase chances of promotion. 

IFRS-9 is one of the major developments in accounting standards in recent years. The new standard is based on a forward-looking approach as opposed to previous practices of the “loss incurred” approach to account for losses on financial instruments. 

With this training, you will never need to depend on a risk modeling expert for your calculation.

Course Coverage:

Why did IFRS 9 replace IAS 39?

  • Important definitions under IAS 32
  • Understanding Credit Risk
  • Classification of financial assets using the SPPI model
  • Measurement of financial assets and liabilities (Amortized cost & Fair value measurement under IFRS 13)
  • De-recognition principles
  • Impairment
  • Staging under IFRS 9
  • Expected Credit Loss Calculation
  • Evaluating Risk Factors to be incorporated
  • Analyzing the challenges and the Financial Impact of IFRS 9 implementation
  • Role of Finance, Risk, and Internal Audit in implementing IFRS 9 and the way forward


  • Comprehend the principles of initial and subsequent measurement of financial assets and liabilities.
  • Explain the scope and objectives of IFRS 9.
  • Stay informed about recent updates and amendments to IFRS 9
  • Analyze and apply IFRS 9 to real-world scenarios and case studies.
  • Differentiate between financial assets and financial liabilities.


The program will be highly interactive, with opportunities to advance opinions and ideas. Participation is encouraged in a supportive environment. To ensure the concepts introduced during the program are understood, they will be reinforced through a mix of learning methods, including lecture style presentation, open discussion, case studies, exercises, and group work.

Course Coverage:

  1. Why IFRS 9 replaced IAS 39?
  2. Important definitions under IAS 32
  3. Business Model test
  4. Classification of financial assets using SPPI Test
  5. Assignment no. 1: Classification under IFRS 9
  6. Fair value measurement under IFRS 13
  7. Measurement of financial assets and liabilities at Amortized cost
  8. Assignment no. 2: Measurement under IFRS 9
  • Understanding Credit Risk
  • Impairment of financial instruments
  • Calculating ECL using the simplified approach
  • Assignment no. 3: ECL under simplified approach
  • ECL using Credit adjusted approach
  • Assignment no. 4: ECL under credit adjusted approach
  • ECL using the General Approach
  • Staging and indicators of increase in significant risk
  • ECL model: Exposure at default
  • Assignment no. 5: EAD calculation
  • ECL model: Effective interest rate
  • Assignment no. 6: EIL calculation
  • ECL model: Loss given default
  • Assignment no. 7: LGD calculation
  • ECL model: Probability of default for corporate customers
  • Assignment no. 8: PD calculation 1
  • ECL model: Probability of default for retail clients
  • Assignment no. 9: PD calculation 2
  • Challenges for finance and audit professionals
  • Presentation of financial instruments
  • De-recognition principles

Credit Hours

16 Hours for In-Person

Delivery Channel

Virtual/ live classes

Date and Time

11 & 12 September 2024


Certificate Program


Beginner to Expert


  • Heads of Finance
  • Management Accountants
  • Financial Reporting Managers
  • Credit Risk Analysts
  • Internal Auditors
  • Financial Analysts

Date, Time & Delivery:

  • Two days In-person training program.
  • Timing 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM (GMT+5)
  • 16 Credit Hours Training


Participants will receive a successful course completion certificate. 


At the end of each Program we carry out a survey to ensure our participants receive the best of our services.



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