certification in International Financial Reporting Standards

Stay ahead of the curve: Master the latest IFRS updates for accurate reporting.

The international financial reporting standards course by Ed-Watch will discuss the latest updates in IFRS due to the varying global economic, social, and technological scenarios. International financial reporting standards (IFRS) are the world’s most widely applicable accounting standards constantly evolving.
International financial reporting standards certification helps mid-level to executive-level finance professionals build on their skills and competencies to communicate financial info to non-finance members. It helps in professional communication with the shareholders, departments, and clientele.

Course Objective:

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

  1. Enhance your understanding of IFRS updates and their practical implications.
  2. Increase your confidence in applying the latest standards to complex accounting situations.
  3. Make informed decisions and ensure accurate financial reporting for your organization.
  4. Stay ahead of the curve in the ever-changing world of financial accounting.

Course Coverage:

IFRS Certification Course covers the following updates:

  • Amendments to IAS 12 on deferred tax
  • Updates to sale & lease back under IFRS 16
  • Proposed amendments to business combinations under common control, IFRS 3 
  • SaaS accounting & its configuration and customization costs
  • Cash received via electronic transfer as settlement for a financial asset
  • Amendments in IAS 1 & IAS 8 applicable from January 1, 2023

Credit Hours

3 Hours

Delivery Channel

  • Virtual


  • Get a shareable certificate


  • Beginner to Expert


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.

Credit Hours

3 Hours

Delivery Channel



Get a shareable certificate


Beginner to Expert


From Managers to CFOs / CEOs/ Partners wanting to enhance their skills and abilities to explain financial information to other stakeholders in the organization, clients, and team members

Date and Time:

  • Virtual training program.
  • Timing 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM (GMT+5)
  • 3 Credit Hours Training
  • Certificate on successful completion.


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 subject to completion of post training quiz and assignment. 



IFRS Expert l Financial Storyteller l Digital Enthusiast

Financial leader and digital champion, Ms. Sana boasts over 15+ years of experience driving process improvement and innovation. As a seasoned finance expert, she’s held senior roles at renowned institutions like Telenor Microfinance Bank (Director of Financial Reporting) and Lakson Investments & Next Capital (CFO). Throughout her career, she’s tackled diverse projects in the financial services industry, notably in digital transformation of finance function, internal controls over financial reporting, bookkeeping structure for core banking, corporate governance and IFRS implementation (16, 9, 15).

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.