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Independent Standard-Setting Boards
The International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board sets high-quality international standards for auditing, assurance, and quality control that strengthen public confidence in the global profession.
The International Accounting Education Standards Board establishes standards, in the area of professional accounting education, that prescribe technical competence and professional skills, values, ethics, and attitudes.
The International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants sets high-quality, internationally appropriate ethics standards for professional accountants, including auditor independence requirements.
The International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board develops standards, guidance, and resources for use by public sector entities around the world for preparation of general purpose financial statements.
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Performance & Financial Management
Professional accountants will use many performance & financial management methods and approaches to help their organization deliver its objectives, goals, targets, and strategies. Performance & financial management encompasses all of the management, process, and behavioral aspects of strategy execution and monitoring performance. Read More
Project and Investment Appraisal for Sustainable Value Creation
August 14, 2013 - IFAC
Helps the accountancy profession facilitate sustainable organizations, financial markets, and economies by taking into account economic, environmental, and social considerations for project appraisal and investment decisions.
Highlights the use of predictive business analytics to identify new opportunities for growth and improvement and areas for corrective actions and strategy adaptations.
Establishes six fundamental principles that can help professional accountants and their organizations to evaluate and improve their approach to costing.
This article explains the emerging field of "infonomics" and provides guidance on how to value digital and other intangible assets.
Metric of the Month: The Cost of General Accounting
September 8, 2016 - CFO.com
This article provides ideas regarding how the best performers get to low-cost general accounting.
A study from EY finds a lack of trust in companies throughout the world.
The CAM-I Performance Management Framework: Executive Overview
July 28, 2016 - CPA Canada
Learn how to apply this framework in your organization regardless of size or industry.
- Financial Planning and Analysis: Selecting the Right Organizational Model
August 3, 2016 - CFO Innovation
- Welcome to the New Age of Uncertainty
August 1, 2016 - Guardian
- How Blockchain Will Impact Accountants and Auditors
July 22, 2016 - Economia
- Where Machines Could Replace Humans—and Where They Can't (Yet)
July 12, 2016 - McKinsey&Company
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