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- Accountability. Now.
- Adoption of International Standards
- Developing the Global Profession
- Global Representation and Advocacy
- Professional Accountants in Business
- Small and Medium Practices
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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To help improve the management and operational efficiency of practices, especially small- and medium-sized accountancy practices (SMPs), this area is intended to help those managing practices to address opportunities and challenges; improve their competitiveness, profitability, and sustainability; enhance their expertise, competence, and efficiency; create an environment conducive to the provision of high-quality services; and showcase global best practices and latest practice management techniques. Read More
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Provides guidance to small- and medium-sized practices on how to better manage their practice and ultimately operate in a safe, profitable, and professional manner. The publication includes practice management principles and best practices on a comprehensive range of topics, including strategic planning, managing staff, client relationship management, and succession planning.
How to Move Past Technology Roadblocks
December 13, 2016 - Journal of Accountancy
Strategies to overcome three roadblocks that keep accountants from capitalizing on technological advances that promise incredible breakthroughs.
Building the Case for Gender Equality
November 14, 2016 - CPA Canada
There are business advantages for organizations with more women in leadership roles. See why gender equality is not only the right thing to do, but the bright thing to do.
Small Company Boards: Questions for Potential Advisors and Directors
October 26, 2016 - CPA Canada
This publication aims to help you understand the role of an advisory or fiduciary board when considering joining the board of a small organization.
This guide takes you through the practical steps you need to turn your practice into a niche firm.
Learn the major factors directors of NFP organizations need to consider for CEO succession.
This tool provides ways to help organizations identify and reduce waste in their processes and procedures and ultimately enhance the value of the organization.