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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
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Highlights the use of predictive business analytics to identify new opportunities for growth and improvement and areas for corrective actions and strategy adaptations.
Looks at the application of data analytics to marketing and how a strong relationship between CFOs and chief marketing officers can improve the return on investment of marketing activities
Looks at how new management structures, roles, and divisions of labor can all be part of the solution to leadership-capacity constraints.
Helping finance professionals look beyond traditional business metrics and recognise the commercial potential of embracing this wider set of data.
Presents a balanced picture of the impact of big data on the accountancy and finance professions in the coming 5-10 years by identifying specific opportunities and challenges for the accountancy and finance professions
Provides a holistic approach that brings clarity to managers on the interplay between planning and performance and allows them to understand the moving parts that produce effective performance management.
This primer provides an overview of how CGMA professionals can add value to the decision-making process in their organisation and includes key components to a systems approach to decision-making and factors which significantly influence our interpretation of data and therefore decision-making, drawing on the study of behavioural finance.
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