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Fixed assets are subject to an unusually large amount of record keeping, as well as very specific accounting treatment under the IFRS accounting framework. In addition, given the large expenditures involved in fixed assets and the complexity of the accounting, you can expect a high degree of auditor interest in this area.

Course Key Concepts:

  • Concepts and rules for Property, Plant, and Equipment
  • Revaluation methods under IFRS
  • How to test and account for asset impairment
  • How to calculate the depreciation of fixed assets under IFRS
  • The types of controls needed to avoid the improper acquisition, recording, and disposition of fixed assets
  • Explain the objectives and procedures used by auditors for fixed asset audits
  • Explain when you should capitalize interest, and how to calculate it
  • How to calculate the cost of an asset retirement obligation: retirements and other disposals of long-lived assets
  • Nonmonetary (exchange) transactions
  • Disclosure requirements
  • Financial statement presentation


Learning Objectives

  • Explore the more complex aspects of fixed asset accounting under IFRS
  • Discover how Asset impairments are different in IFRS
  • Recognize when Impairment reversals are necessary
  • Identify Asset retirement obligations
  • Explore Asset revaluation techniques
  • Explore Financial statement and Note presentation
Last updated/reviewed: June 5, 2021

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I enjoyed the course, and I found the information very informative.


Course Complexity: Intermediate

No advanced preparation or prerequisites are required for this course.

Education Provider Information

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Course Syllabus
  11:07Introduction to The Differences under IFRS in Accounting for Fixed Assets
  4:42Fixed Assets
  2:26Compound Assets
  2:00Residual Value
  1:01Leasehold Improvements
  3:08Revaluation of PPE
  5:04Disclosure Requirements
  3:01Annual Asset Impairment Test Checklist
  4:15IFRS Disclosure Checklist
Continuous Play
  55:01The Differences under IFRS InAccounting for Fixed Assets
Supporting Materials
  PDFSlides: The Differences under IFRS in Accounting for Fixed Assets
  PDFThe Differences under IFRS in Accounting for Fixed Assets Glossary/index
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