About the Certified Diploma in IFRS

IFRS is a globally recognized set of accounting standards that provides a common language for financial reporting across borders. It is used by companies in more than 140 countries, and is designed to promote financial stability, protect consumers, and ensure the integrity of the financial system. Some of the key areas covered by international financial regulation standards include banking supervision, capital adequacy, risk management, anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing measures, market conduct, and consumer protection.

A diploma in IFRS can demonstrate to potential employers or clients that an individual has a deep understanding of the principles and applications of IFRS, as well as the ability to interpret and apply these standards in practice. It can also provide individuals with a competitive advantage in the job market, particularly for roles that require knowledge of IFRS.

The Certified Diploma in IFRS program by Kaplan professional ME is approved by KHDA in the UAE.

Benefits of the Program


Gain a globally renowned certification


There are no entry requirements or eligibility criteria


The exams is not restricted to exam windows.


A few more additional topics and standards are also covered - example IAS 7


Practise through progress tests and mocks


View class recordings and other online study resources via the Kaplan LMS portal


Program Features

  • 48 hours of preparation by our expert trainers
  • Practice concepts with our progress test held after every stage.
  • 8 hours of intense revision training
  • Kaplan materials (Integrated workbook + Question Bank)
  • 100+ to test your understanding questions.
  • 180 exam standard questions
  • Attempt a mock exam to test your exam readiness.
  • Trainer support via WhatsApp
  • Access to class recordings via Kaplan LMS portal

Learning Stages

Introduction to the conceptual and regulatory framework for financial reporting

Conceptual and regulatory framework

Tangible and intangible assets

IAS 16 Property, Plant, and Equipment

IAS 23 Borrowing Costs

IAS 20 Accounting for Government Grants

IAS 40 Investment Property

IAS 38 Intangible Assets

IAS 36 Impairment of Assets

IFRS 5 Non-current Assets Held for Sale and Discontinued Operations

Other assets

IAS 2 Inventories

IAS 41 Agriculture

IFRS 6 exploration for and evaluation of mineral resources


IFRS 16 Leases

Financial Instruments

IAS 32 Financial Instruments: Presentation

IAS 39 Financial Instruments: Recognition and Measurement

IFRS 7 Financial instruments: disclosures

IFRS 9 Financial instruments (basic accounting)


IAS 12 Income Taxes

Other accounting standards

IAS 37 Provisions, Contingent Liabilities and Contingent Assets

IFRS 2 Share-based payment

IAS 10 Events after the reporting period

IAS 19 Employee benefits


IFRS 13 Fair Value Measurement

Presentation of Financial statements

IAS 1 Presentation of financial statements

IAS 7 Statement of cash flows

Disclosure standards

IAS 24 Related party disclosures

IAS 33 Earnings per share

IAS 34 Interim financial reporting

IFRS 1 First time adoption of IFRS

IFRS 8 Operating segments

Other accounting standards

IFRS 15 Revenue from contracts with customers

IAS 8 Accounting policies, changes in accounting estimates and errors.

Analysing, interpretation and other issues

Business combinations and groups

IAS 27 Separate Financial Statements

IFRS 10 Consolidated Financial Statements

IFRS 12 Disclosure of Interests in Other Entities

IFRS 3 Business Combinations

IFRS 11 Joint Arrangements

IAS 28 Investments in Associates and Joint Ventures

IAS 21 The effects of changes in foreign exchange rates

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