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The Centre provides knowledge services and capacity development assistance. Services include analytical and advisory services, learning and skill development, know-how and knowledge transfer, and technical assistance and institutional strengthening. All CFRR publications are available on this site.

EU-REPARIS Audit Training of Trainers Program

Success Story | 2017

Focused on enhancing lifelong learning and supporting improvements in continuing education systems for professional accountants, the EU-REPARIS Audit Training of Trainers Program explores ways of modernizing the skills of the profession to provide effective financial reporting support to Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and private sector enterprises.

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Commitment to Lifelong Learning: Guide for Implementing Output Based CPD

Publication | 2017

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is essential for all professional accountants, irrespective of their role or sector. Traditional CPD systems focus on recording and measuring inputs, such as time spent on CPD activities, but fail to capture whether actual learning has occurred. This publication provides guidance intended for Professional Accountancy Organizations (PAOs) and other stakeholders seeking to implement output based CPD systems as a more genuine measure of learning and professional improvement.

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Group Exercise: Going Concern Judgements

Teaching material | 2017

Developed to facilitate the EU REPARIS Audit Training of Trainers program, the objective of the group exercise is to enhance the analytical and intellectual skills of participating trainers while engaging in a practical case study involving going concern judgements. Gathering appropriate evidence and evaluating the appropriateness of the going concern assumption, as well as making judgements about whether a going concern issue is present, are affected by the size of the entity.

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Handbook of International Education Pronouncements 2017: Russian Translation

Publication | 2017

The 2017 Education Handbook contains the IAESB’s suite of the revised and redrafted International Education Standards (IES) 1-8 as well as

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Public Sector Internal Audit: Focus on Fraud

Publication | 2017

Strong internal controls, including maintaining a robust internal control environment, are the best way public sector organizations can mitigate fraud. However, even a strong internal control environment cannot guarantee that no frauds will take place within organizations. Implementation of further lines of defense, such as an efficient and effective internal audit function, is important.

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Knowledge Paper: Key Accounting and Auditing Reforms

Publication | 2017

The purpose of this Knowledge Paper focusing on Key Accounting and Auditing Reforms is to assist the Macedonian Government to make informed decisions for future reform actions following the publication of the Macedonian Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes (ROSC) on Accounting and Auditing (A&A) in 2014.

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PULSAR Brochure

Brochure | 2017

Public Sector Accounting and Reporting Program (PULSAR) aims to support the enhancement of participating countries’ Public Sector Accounting (PSA) and financial reporting frameworks in line with international standards and in accordance with good practices, in order to improve government accountability, transparency, and performance.

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Internal Audit Training of Trainers Training Modules

Teaching material | 2017

The document provides a detailed overview of the Internal Audit Training of Trainers program including the Fundamental and Advanced modules as well as the timing and format of the sessions. The training session workshops have two streams: (i) Fundamentals stream with many practical case studies based on the simulated internal audit case designed for the less experienced practitioner; and (ii) Advanced stream for the more seasoned internal auditor with a narrower focus and more involvement in more complex areas.

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Internal Audit Training of Trainers Training: KJS Case Study

Teaching material | 2017

The KJS case study was developed to facilitate the Internal Audit Training of Trainers workshops and simulated an organization that is a beneficiary of public funds in the Republic of Serbia. The case study is an additional teaching resource during the Fundamentals and Advanced Internal Audit Training of Trainers modules and workshops.

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Internal Audit Training of Trainers Training: JLS-city XX Case Study

Teaching material | 2017

The JLS-city XX case study was developed to facilitate the Internal Audit Training of Trainers workshops and simulated auditing a JLS-city XX with over 200,000 inhabitants located in central Serbia. The case study is an additional teaching resource during the Fundamentals and Advanced Internal Audit Training of Trainers modules and workshops.

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