Africa IFRS Academy in partnership with KPMG
KPMG and Shasat pleased to announce the launch of the Africa IFRS Academy (AIA) to address the shortage of skills and to offer world-class international financial reporting standard (IFRS) training to the African accounting professionals as well as top management personnel. The deputy governor of Central, Bank of Nigeria (Economy Policy), Ms. Sarah Alade, while commending KPMG and Shasat for setting up the academy, stated that the move would help address one of the major challenges to compliance among the African business entities by breaching the skills gap and ensure that the continent was abreast of global best practices.
Public Sector Accounting Workshop Collaboration with PwC
Shasat and PwC are pleased to announce their joint agreement to offer International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS) training workshops. According to Patrice Schumesch, PwC global public finance & accounting partner and chair of PwC’s IPSAS technical working group. “While the global move toward IPSAS is accelerating, building capabilities remains a challenge. We want to address this challenge and share with public sector professionals our extensive practical experience of helping governments and international organisations implement and apply IPSAS. We are pleased to join our forces with Shasat for this initiative with the objective to offer training of the highest quality.”
Japan Business Assurance Co., Ltd
Shasat and Japan Business Assurance (JBA) are pleased to announce their business collaboration to offer IFRS advisory and Training services to institutions in Japan. S. Ugajin, Director at JBA mentioned that “we will offer our clients an extensive range of IFRS training courses in association with Shasat, one of the leading training brands in the world. As we know that the Japanese entities are moving towards full implementation of IFRS, therefore, they are faced with the shortfall in professional human resources. JBA believes that the Training Services will provide the best solution for the accounting professionals in Japan”.
The Institute of Chartered Accountant in England & Wales (ICAEW)
ICAEW is a world leading professional membership organization that promotes, supports and develops over 150,000 chartered accountants worldwide. They provide qualifications and professional development, share their knowledge, insight and technical expertise, and protect the quality and integrity of the accountancy and finance profession.
Africa IFRS Academy
Africa IFRS Academy (AIA) is an initiative by Shasat to offer IFRS, IPSAS, USGAAP, Compliance, and Risk Management programmes to professionals and senior executives based in the Africa continent. We look to bring on board the thought leaders from Africa who would then impart their valuable in-depth knowledge and hands-on experience with the industry leaders/professionals in a manner which is most suited to them.
World Compliance Association
We are pleased to announce that Shasat is now a member of the World Compliance Association (WCA). Both Shasat and WCA are confident that this association would allow both organisations to complement each other’s service strengths in compliance matters. According to the president of the WCA, “having members such as Shasat is an important advancement since Shasat has advanced training solutions in compliance with multiple languages and multiple international locations”.