Co-Sponsored with Financial Executives International (FEI)
March 6-7, 2008
Haas School of Business
Executive Learning Classroom
About the Program
Berkeley's Executive Accounting Program is designed to enhance leadership skills and equip financial executives with current knowledge and best practices as well as foster personal development in a changing business world. The program employs the best practitioners and academicians to engage the world's most promising manager in a transformational experience to manage more effectively and innovatively.
The program is designed for:
CFOs / Chief Accounting Officers
Financial and General Controllers
Heads of Financial Reporting
IFRS/IAS Project Leaders
Accountants/Corporate Accounting Consultants
This two-day interactive workshop is carefully designed to address teh prevailing concerns of today's financial executives. It provides a step-by-step overview of the technical issues involved in IFRS and the critical differences between IFRS and US GAAP.
The course answers questions such as:
What are the current IFRS requirements?
What changes are proposed, and what impact will these have on financial statement preparation, disclosures and financial performance reports?
What are the critical differences between US and IASB standards?
What items commonly appear in the SEC Form 20-F GAAP reconciliation?
What are the prospects for international convergence of accounting standards?
What issues are involved in moving from US GAAP to IFRS?
What choices can be made when preparing IFRS financial statements?
Questions about the course content should be directed to:
A limited number of hotel rooms are being held at the Woodfin Suite Hotel for the Executive Accounting Program at $159 per night. The Woodfin Suite Hotel is about 10 minutes away from campus and the hotel will provide a free shuttle to campus at 7:00am and return to the hotel at 5:00pm for the days of the program.
For reservations, call 1-888-433-9042. When calling in your reservation, indicate that you want to book a room for the "Executive Accounting Program" group block. Check in is at 3:00pm and check out is at noon. Room reservations must be made by February 22 to guarantee this rate!