ACCA Certificate in Integrated Reporting

Foundation

About this course

author Lisa Weaver
price
pw hours 12 CPD hours
 

Integrated Reporting <IR> is a radical new approach to annual corporate reporting. But what does it actually mean, who's doing it, and what do you need to know to advise your business or your clients?

The ACCA Certificate in Integrated Reporting - Foundation provides a thorough grounding in the concepts of the Integrated Reporting Framework for anyone involved in the process. It is designed to help you understand the benefits which Integrated Reporting can bring to an organization and explain the fundamental concepts and requirements for a successful implementation.

To receive your ACCA <IR> Foundation certificate, all you need to do is complete the course and pass an assessment.

This programme will enable you to:


  • Present the business case for the introduction of <IR>, including integrated thinking, to an organization.
  • Explain the fundamental concepts of value creation, the capitals, and the value creation process.
  • Describe the requirements of the International <IR> Framework.
  • Describe the factors which contribute to successful implementation of <IR> within an organisation.

Syllabus

1
Integrated reporting the vision for better corporate reporting
1.1
The evolution of the <IR> movement
1.2
The benefits
2
Integrated thinking creating value over time
2.1
Value creation
2.2
The value creation process and the capitals
2.2
Achieving integrated thinking
3
Preparing for the integrated report communicating value creation
3.1
The guiding principles
3.2
The content elements
3.3
The integrated report
4
Implementing integrated reporting from financial management to value creation
4.1
Implementing and <IR> management system
4.2
Planning the annual preparation process
4.3
Credibility, trust and assurance
5
Assessment