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Gain a clear overview of the Integrated Reporting Framework and advice on its application. This course will enhance your understanding of this topical issue in corporate reporting and enable you to develop an action plan for implementation.

Full Programme

An introduction to Integrated Reporting

  • What is Integrated Reporting
  • What is Integrated Thinking?
  • What is the International Integrated Reporting Framework (IIRF)?
  • What are the benefits of following the IIRF?
  • What is the value creation process?
  • What are the six capitals?

The Guiding Principles of Integrated Reporting

  • What are the seven Guiding Principles of Integrated Reporting?
  • Strategic focus and future orientation
  • Connectivity of information
  • Stakeholder relationships
  • Materiality
  • Conciseness
  • Reliability and completeness
  • Consistency and comparability

The Content Elements of Integrated Reporting

  • What are the Content Elements of an Integrated Report?
  • Organisational overview and external environment
  • Governance
  • Business Model
  • Risks and opportunities
  • Strategy and resource allocation
  • Performance
  • Outlook
  • Basis of presentation

Implementing Integrated Reporting

  • What are the stages of planning to implement Integrated Reporting?
  • How can an organisation embed Integrated Thinking?
  • What processes and systems are required to implement Integrated Reporting?
  • How can an organisation enhance the credibility of an Integrated Report?
  • What are the challenges of obtaining assurance to enhance the credibilty of an Integrated Report?

Course leader

Lisa Weaver is a professionally qualified lecturer with 15 years experience of exam-based, and CPD lecturing for accounting and finance professionals. Lisa qualified ACA with Deloitte, and spent 4 years in audit practice, with clients ranging from major charities, multi-national organisations and listed companies to football clubs.

Since leaving audit practice, Lisa has lectured financial reporting, audit and governance subjects, developing and delivering CPD courses for qualified accountants working in industry and in practice. Her clients have included KPMG, PWC, National Grid, British Energy, Orange, ACCA, AAT, ICAEW and CIMA. Lisa has delivered courses across Europe, the Caribbean, China and South East Asia and is regularly published in ACCA's Accounting and Business journal.

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£75 + VAT (Non-members)

ICSA Members and Students get a discount of 10% with the code ICSA101 

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