Learn about IAS 1 Presentation of Financial Statements

Financial Reporting, IAS 1. Principles of IAS 1, Financial Statement Analysis, Qualitative Characteristics
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1,364 students
Created by Hesham Ahmed

What you'll learn

  • Understanding IAS 1 and Its Importance
  • Components and Structure of Financial Statements
  • Current/Non-Current Distinction and Recent Amendments
  • Qualitative Characteristics of Financial Statements
  • Requirements for Financial Statements Preparation and Presentation
  • Minimum Line Items, Subtotals, Classifications, and Disclosures
  • Accounting Policies, Judgments, Estimates, and Errors
This course includes:
30 total mins on-demand video
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0 downloadable resources
6 lessons
Full lifetime access
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Certificate of completion

Course content


  • Basic accounting knowledge
  • Understanding of international accounting standards.
  • Ability to analyze financial statements. Familiarity with business finance concepts. Background in finance or accounting.
  • Access to relevant resources.
  • Commitment to learning


Welcome to the comprehensive course on International Accounting Standard 1 (IAS 1) and Financial Reporting. This course is designed to provide you with a solid foundation in financial reporting principles, focusing on the pivotal role of IAS 1 in shaping the preparation and presentation of financial statements. Throughout this course, you will embark on an immersive learning journey, delving into the intricacies of IAS 1 and its significance in fostering transparency, comparability, and credibility in financial reporting practices worldwide.

You will start by exploring the fundamentals of IAS 1, gaining a deep understanding of its objectives, scope, and key principles. You will learn how IAS 1 establishes guidelines for preparing various financial statements, including balance sheets, income statements, statements of changes in equity, and cash flow statements. Through interactive lessons and real-world examples, you will master the art of analyzing and interpreting financial statements, identifying crucial components, and understanding their implications for stakeholders.

As you progress through the course, you will delve into the qualitative characteristics that make financial information useful to users, such as relevance, faithful representation, comparability, and understandability. You will also explore the requirements for financial statement preparation and presentation, including recent amendments, classifications, and disclosures mandated by IAS 1.

By the end of this course, you will be equipped with the knowledge and skills needed to navigate IAS 1 confidently, analyze financial statements effectively, and communicate financial information with clarity and precision. Whether you’re an accounting student, finance professional, or business administrator, this course will empower you to excel in the dynamic field of financial reporting. Join us on this exciting journey as we unlock the secrets of IAS 1 and unravel the mysteries of financial reporting.

Who this course is for:

  • Accounting students.
  • Finance professionals.
  • Business administrators.
  • Anyone interested in financial reporting.
  • Individuals seeking to enhance accounting skills.
  • Professionals needing to understand international standards.
  • Those aiming to improve financial analysis abilities.
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