IFRS – Refresher Training

Rewind, refresh, refine: Your essential IFRS update for confident reporting.

Course Intro:

This 16 hours training offers a crucial refresher on the application of the International Financial Reporting Standards, IFRS. This training program covers the key IFRS requirements and offers illustrations and examples to show how the standards might be used in practice.

The course covers the developments in the applicable IFRS till 2022.

The course is designed for finance professionals, accountants and auditors, who are involved in the preparation or review of the financial statements.

Course Coverage

At the end of the training program, the participants should be able to:

  • Prepare and analyze financial statements in compliance with the IFRS
  • Understand the impacts of IFRS implementation on the financial statements


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

  • IFRS 1 First time adoption of IFRS
  • IAS 1 Presentation of Financial Statements
  • IAS 16 Property, Plant and Equipment
  • IAS 38 Intangible Assets
  • IAS 36 Impairment of Assets
  • IAS 23 Borrowing Costs
  • IAS 24 Related party transactions
  • IFRS 15 Revenue Contracts
  • IFRS 16 Leases
  • IAS 12 Income Taxes
  • IAS 8 Accounting policies, changes in accounting estimates and errors
  • IAS 37 Provisions, Contingent Liabilities and Contingent Assets
  • IAS 10 Subsequent Events
  • IFRS 13 Fair value Measurement
  • IFRS 8 Operating Segments
  • IFRS 3 Business Combinations
  • IFRS 10 Consolidated Financial Statements

Credit Hours

16 Hours

Delivery Channel

In Person


20th & 21st April, 2024


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Beginner to Expert


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

Duration & Delivery:

  • In-person class
  • 2 days – Four session – 8 hours a day
  • Timing 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM (GMT+5)
  • Dates for Karachi: October 23 & 24, 2023
  • Dates for Lahore: October 25 & 26, 2023
  • US$ 279 Pay now


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


Participants will receive a successful course completion certificate. 



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Leveraging her deep accounting and finance expertise, Ms. Sana has evolved into a sought-after trainer, empowering others through her knowledge of IFRSs, Financial Reporting & Analysis, and Financial Storytelling. Her “IFRS Practical Issues Series” program provides a platform for accountants to learn and collaborate on real-world challenges.

Recognizing the ever-growing need for digital skills, Ms. Sana embraced her entrepreneurial spirit and founded Ed-Watch. This initiative prioritizes equipping individuals and organizations with the skills needed to thrive in the digital age.

Her commitment extends beyond the corporate world. As a Chartered Accountant (PwC alumna), Ms. Sana champions inclusivity. She led the development of ICAP’s “Women Inclusion Guidelines” and actively participates in committees like “Economic Advisory & Government Relations” and “Women’s Committee.” Her research on “Increasing the tax net in Pakistan” was published in “The Pakistan Accountant” under the title “Time to tackle taxation Jams.”

Ms. Sana currently wears two hats: CEO of Ed-Watch and financial consultant/ controller at HugoBank, one of Pakistan’s pioneering digital banks. Established by the prominent global players GETZ and Atlas, HugoBank leverages their extensive experience and resources. At Hugo Bank, she’s building the financial foundation, paving the way for growth and success in this innovative landscape.