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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
After consultation with business intermediaries, business.gov.au has developed a suite of planning templates to help guide businesses with creating business, marketing, succession planning, and emergency management plans.
The ICAEW'S BPM Community has been re-launched with an improved website. The focus is now more firmly on practical guidance. It features a troubleshooting resource, new templates and case studies, and ‘how-to’ guide and BPM a self-test questionnaire.
Find out more about business planning, the key features for a successful plan and how to continue the momentum once the business plan has been written. Use the ICAEW's selection of books, articles, links and guides to help identify best practice, techniques and tools to apply to business.
This article argues that cash fixes at the end of fiscal years are frequently harmful.
Organizations can better manage the risk of making poor or uninformed decisions by understanding how a Decisions Support Systems initiative encompasses the many facets of decision making – including Ineffective decision making, decision support and data analysis.
Encourages innovation by providing business leaders with guidance on key issues including drivers of innovation, fostering a culture that supports innovation, working collaboratively with other organizations, managing risk, intellectual property and accessing finance, Asian economic growth, and digital technology.
Discusses the key elements of a dynamic approach to more effectively delivering strategy including how a dynamic approach to strategy implementation involves translating strategy into explicit implementation guidelines and choices.
- Don't Call it AI: Put away Your Fears of Artificial Intelligence. Assistive Intelligence is the Future.
August 14, 2015 - Fast Company
- BIAC and B20 Turkey Call for Strengthening the Financing of SMEs in Global Value Chains
June 16, 2015 - Business and Industry Advisory Committee to the OECD
- Small Firms Shift toward Cloud-Based Software
June 4, 2015 - Wall Street Journal
- Finance and the Business: Building a Performance Management Framework
April 22, 2015 - CFO Innovation
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