IPSAS Certification in Dubai

The IPSAS Certification in Dubai enables the participants to understand IPSAS and the framework for public sector accounting. This International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS) course in Dubai is aligned with the ACCA standards. It covers the general principles of governmental accounting and the unique aspects of accrual accounting.

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  • 23 Jul, 2023 / 23 Aug, 2023
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What is This IPSAS Certification in Dubai All About?

The IPSAS Certification in Dubai provides a comprehensive knowledge of the published standards and guidance on applying the standards for public financial management. Participants are provided an in-depth understanding of the accrual accounting and disclosure requirements of the IPSAS framework for public sector accounting.

Why is Getting the IPSAS Certification in Dubai Important?

With several countries opting for IPSAS, the demand for finance professionals with a qualification in IPSAS is increasing globally. Earning the IPSAS Certification in Dubai enhances professionals’ knowledge and understanding of the global trends for public sector accounting and reporting, making them valuable assets in the finance and governmental accounting sectors.

Why Do Companies Hire Professionals With IPSAS Certification in Dubai?

Companies hire professionals with IPSAS Certification for their ability to provide high-quality financial statements and improve operational performance. Their profound knowledge, experience, and expertise in implementing IPSAS help them to achieve the operational and administrative goals of their organizations effectively and efficiently.

Industry Trends

The growing demand for transparent government finances has boosted IPSAS adoption. In Dubai, obtaining an IPSAS Certification brings valuable advantages to the market, opening doors to new opportunities. It signifies expertise in accountable financial reporting, a crucial skill in today's professional landscape.

Market trends

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the employment of accountants is projected to grow 7% from 2020 to 2030, about as fast as the average for all occupations. The industry is projected to witness about 135,000 job openings for accountants each year which makes it an attractive one for professionals.

Salary Trends

IPSAS Certification is one among the many that can boost professionals’ career mobility and increase their earning potential. As per the data from glassdoor.com, the average salary for a Financial Specialist is AED 14,000 per month in Dubai. This can rise depending upon one’s level of experience and certification.

Demand & Opportunities

The need for IPSAS experts is increasing globally as more organizations adopt IPSAS. Getting certified in IPSAS in Dubai ensures you have the skills for these roles, making it easier to seize opportunities. This IPSAS certification guarantees you're well-equipped for related positions, reflecting the growing demand for expertise in IPSAS standards.


A few of the most-sought IPSAS jobs available in the Dubai region (as observed in popular Dubai job portals) follow:

  1. IPSAS Specialists
  2. Finance Specialists 
  3. Accounting Leads
  4. Finance Officers 
  5. Internal Auditors 

Course Outcome

Successful completion of this IPSAS Certification course in Dubai will enable candidates to:

  • Grasp the accrual-based IPSAS framework and its needs
  • Understand core IPSAS values
  • Apply rules for recognizing and measuring assets, liabilities, revenues, and expenses
  • Implement strategies for migrating to IPSAS standards
  • Learn presentation requirements for IPSAS financial statements and related disclosures
  • Embrace IPSAS disclosure requirements, including accounting policies
  • Gain practical knowledge in adopting IPSAS standards for effective financial management

Course Module

An overview of the work of the Board (IPSASB), including its organization, the characteristics of public sector entities, the relationship between IPSAS and the corresponding International Accounting Standards (IAS)/International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), the purpose of financial statements and any ongoing projects.

Provides an understanding of:

  • Non-exchange revenue (IPSAS 23)
  • Exchange revenue (IPSAS 9)
  • Construction contracts (IPSAS 11)

Delivers training around:

  • Consolidated and separate financial statements (IPSAS 6)
  • Interests in joint ventures (IPSAS 8)
  • Investments in associates (IPSAS 7)
  • Translation of financial statements of foreign operations (IPSAS 4)
  • Financial reporting in hyperinflationary economies (IPSAS 10)
  • Disclosure standards and other topics, presentation of budget information (IPSAS 24)
  • Segment reporting (IPSAS 18)
  • Related party disclosures (IPSAS 20)
  • Disclosure of financial information about the general government sector (IPSAS 22)
  • Service concessions (IPSAS 32)

Delivers training cover the following areas:

  • Migrating from cash to accrual basis
  • First-time adoption of IPSAS (IPSAS 33)
  • Change management and the adoption of IPSAS

Develops an overview of:

  • Financial statements (IPSAS 1)
  • Cash flow statements (IPSAS 2)
  • Accounting policies, changes in accounting estimates, and errors (IPSAS 3)

Delivers teaching around a wide range of topics including:

  • Property plant and equipment (IPSAS 17)
  • Intangible assets (IPSAS 31)
  • Investment property (IPSAS 16)
  • Impairment of cash-generating assets (IPSAS 26)
  • Impairment of non-cash generating assets (IPSAS 21)
  • Borrowing costs (IPSAS 5)
  • Inventories (IPSAS 12)
  • Leases (IPSAS 13)
  • Financial instruments (IPSAS 28, 29, 30)
  • Provisions
  • Contingent liabilities and contingent assets (IPSAS 19)
  • Events after the reporting date (IPSAS 14)
  • Employee benefits (IPSAS 25)
  • Agriculture (IPSAS 27)

Teaches students about Part 1 of the cash basis IPSAS, covering required information in:

  • The statement of cash receipts and payments
  • Disclosures
  • Consolidation under the cash basis
  • Presentation of budget information in the financial statements
  • The additional (non-mandatory) disclosures encouraged in Part 2 of the
  • cash basis IPSAS

Teaches students about the public sector financial crisis and IPSAS, IPSASB’s strategic direction, and forthcoming proposals from the IPSASB.

Program Dates

Expert Instructors & Teaching Methods

Dr Srinivas is a leading industry professional in the field of finance and accounting. He is an established corporate trainer with demonstrated experience in his field. He is the holder of some of the world’s most valued professional credentials such as CMA, CPA, PMP, CCA, CFE, etc. He has an extensive educational background as well in finance which establishes his mettle in designing, developing and delivering excellent training programs. His training records mark exceptional results in guiding and teaching professionals of all experience levels and from diversified backgrounds. He integrates his excellent presentation skills with the knowledge of educational theories and methodologies to provide onsite and virtual training that is of unparalleled quality. His high community services contribution also ascertains his commitment to training potential aspirants to become tomorrow’s professionals.


  • ⦾ Ph.D. in Management, 2018 (Provisional yet to be received) OPJS University, India
  • ⦾ M.Sc. in Applied Psychology 2016, Bhartiyar University, India
  • ⦾ MBA in Finance 2012, Nagarjuna University, India
  • ⦾ LLB 1998, Osmania University, India
  • ⦾ M.Com 1994, Osmania University, India
  • ⦾ B. Com 1990, Osmania University, India


Professional Qualifications


  • ⦾ Certified Public Accountant, (CPA), The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, U.S.A
  • ⦾ Certified Management Accountant, (CMA), The Institute of Management Accountants, USA
  • ⦾ Certified Fraud Examiner, (CFE), Association of Fraud Examiners, USA
  • ⦾ Certified Cost Accountant (ICWA-Inter), The Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India, India
  • ⦾ Project Management Professional (PMP), Project Management Institute

Dr. Srinivas, PhD, MSc, MBA, LLB, CMA, CPA, PMP

Mr. Kashif is an experienced management consultant having more than 20 years of training experience in corporate governance, risk management, compliance in finance, and many more. His vision has transformed many organizations into successful ventures in UAE and globally. Mr. Kashif’s sound judgment and input have helped many organizations to run smoothly. Being a well-known Chartered Accountant himself, Mr. Kashif knows about Process Auditing, Developing Internal Controls, Investment Management, and many more. Apart from his educational qualification, he is an experienced visionary. His insights have helped organizations immensely, and they are enjoying the reaps of success. He has won many international accolades to date. With the “Communicator of the Year” award under his belt, his teaching has motivated students to aim for excellence. Mr. Kashif uses different methodologies to accommodate various learning approaches and makes the teaching engaging and interactive. He is committed to assisting students in realizing their maximum potential and helping them into successful, well-rounded people, both within and beyond the classroom walls.

Work Experience

  • ⦾ Partner, NSKT Global, Dubai
  • ⦾ Group Internal Audit Manager, Mohammad Omar Bin Haider Holding Group, Dubai
  • ⦾ Head of Internal Audit, Dulsco, UAE
  • ⦾ Head of Risk & Internal Audit, Bukhatir Group, Sharjah
  • ⦾ Group Internal Auditor, Al Abbas Group, Dubai
  • ⦾ Senior Auditor, KPMG, Dubai
  • ⦾ Semi Senior, Deloitte, Saudi Arabia


Professional Certifications


  • ⦾ Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
  • ⦾ Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
  • ⦾ Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)
  • ⦾ Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT)
  • ⦾ COBIT 5

Mr. Kashif Husein

Why Count on Learners Point?

Being the leading provider of the IPSAS course in Dubai, at Learners Point we help professionals master the necessary skill sets to complete the IPSAS Certification.

Following are the USPs our IPSAS Certification course offers you:

  • We look at real-world scenarios organizations face and formulate our IPSAS Certification course evaluating practical requirements
  • Apart from theoretical knowledge, we also focus on practical case studies to give you a reality check and insight into what exactly will be asked of you while delivering in a demanding role
  • Our bespoke IPSAS course also equips you with hands-on experience by offering assignments related to the actual work environment
  • Apart from organizing group sessions, we also offer a guided learning experience to enhance the quality of our IPSAS training program
  • We also take a discrete approach to career guidance so that one can be successfully placed as a professional

Learners Experience

"The IPSAS Certification program at Learners Point Academy is a must for anyone in the public sector finance domain. The course content is up-to-date, relevant, and presented by industry experts who understand the unique challenges of public sector accounting. This certification has been instrumental in my role as a Financial Controller, enabling me to make informed decisions in line with international standards."

Layla Khalid

Financial Controller

"As an Audit Supervisor, I found the IPSAS Certification at Learners Point Academy to be an essential step in advancing my career. The course structure, real-world case studies, and interactive sessions provided a holistic learning experience. The knowledge gained has not only enhanced my auditing skills but also improved the overall efficiency of our department."

Rajesh Patel

Audit Supervisor

"The IPSAS Certification program at Learners Point Academy exceeded my expectations. The practical insights shared by industry experts and the hands-on approach to learning were invaluable. I now feel more confident in applying IPSAS principles to my work as a Budget Analyst. A fantastic investment in professional development!"

Fatima Al-Mansoori

Budget Analyst

"I enrolled in the IPSAS Certification program at Learners Point Academy to stay updated with the latest standards in public sector accounting. The course content was not only relevant but delivered in a way that made complex concepts easy to grasp. This certification has significantly elevated my career prospects in the public sector."

Ahmed Khan

Senior Accountant

"Completing the IPSAS Certification at Learners Point Academy was a game-changer for me. The comprehensive curriculum and expert instructors not only enhanced my understanding of international public sector accounting standards but also equipped me with practical skills crucial for my role as a Finance Manager. Highly recommend it!"

Sarah Ahmed

Finance Manager

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FAQs on IPSAS Certification in Dubai

IPSAS-qualified professionals in the UAE can look forward to a bright future and impressive job prospects. With 65% of governments in the 150 jurisdictions predicted to adopt IPSAS by 2030, the demand for professionals with IPSAS Certification is set to rise. Although IFRS is the accounting standard in the UAE, a part of the nation is all set to adopt the IPSAS framework.

The IPSAS Certification is globally recognised and conforms to worldwide accounting standards. It boosts the reputation of public financial management specialists, preparing them for worldwide jobs.

At Learners Point, if a participant doesn’t wish to proceed with the IPSAS Certification in Dubai training after the registration due to any reason, he or she is entitled to a 100% refund. However, the refund will be issued only if we are notified in writing within 2 days from the date of registration. The refund will be processed within 4 weeks from the day of exit.

The IPSAS course is designed to cater to professionals from diverse backgrounds within the public sector, including those with limited accounting knowledge or experience.

This IPSAS Certification course in Dubai is ideal for finance or accounting professionals wanting to achieve a practical and introductory knowledge of IPSAS standards and how they are interpreted and applied in governmental accounting and public sector accounting. It is perfect for: 1) Finance and accounting managers of public sector entities considering adopting IPSAS 2) Government officials and project managers responsible for the IPSAS transition 3) Accountants and finance staff of public sector entities and similar agencies (e.g. UN) in the process of adopting IPSAS Accountants and finance staff moving from private to public sector environments 4) Internal auditors of entities that have adopted IPSAS or are in the process of doing so 5) Accounting practitioners, consultants and external auditors

The IPSAS Certification training at Learners Point is an interactive, immersive, and intensive hands-on program. We offer 3 modes of delivery and participants can choose from instructor-led classroom coaching, one-to-one training sessions, or live and interactive online sessions as per convenience.

IPSAS (International Public Sector Accounting Standards) is important because it promotes transparency, accountability, and consistency in financial reporting within the public sector. They help governments and public sector entities in presenting reliable financial information to stakeholders.

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