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Application of IFRS - Workshops

International Financial Reporting Standards 

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Listed companies in the EU have to present their group financial statements under International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).

If you work in the finance or accounting department of such a company, we would like to invite you to our 12-day comprehensive training programme: “Application of IFRS”. The course covers the existing International Accounting Standards (IAS) and the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) issued so far, including their interpretations up to IFRS 16.

The program is composed of four modules with about three weeks’ break between the course days. During this time course participants are expected to study at home in their own time and complete practice tests (available online). An e-mail hotline is available to facilitate contact with the tutor if any problems or questions regarding homework assignments should arise.

The programme finishes with an exam which, when passed, entitles participants to receive an EY Academy of Business diploma.

Our courses fulfil the requirements of the professional development schemes of international professional bodies such as: ACCA, IIA, PMI®, etc.

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For whom?

Accountants, chief accountants, controllers and finance managers who would like to understand, interpret and apply IFRS. The course assumes knowledge of basic accounting procedures and double entry bookkeeping. No prior knowledge of accounting standards is required.

Objectives and advantages

  • To apply advanced accounting principles and techniques in a practical context.
  • To evaluate and apply various international standards.
  • To analyse, interpret and report on financial statements and related information to different user groups.
  • To ensure that preparers and users of financial statements are up-to-date with current amendments and requirements of IFRS.

About the Workshops


The course is composed of a mixture of lectures, question and answer sessions, practical exercises and illustrations as well as home study.
The programme is divided into six modules, each consisting of two days of training with about three weeks’ break between the course days. In this time, course participants are expected to study at home in their own time and solve tests. Tests are marked by the EY Academy of Business team and sent back to participants together with the solutions. An e-mail hot line is available to facilitate contact with the tutor if any problems or questions regarding homework assignments should arise. It is possible to participate in selected modules only.


Participants receive comprehensive course notes in Polish, which include a theoretical component summarizing the key elements of IFRS as well as practical tests and solutions.
It is also possible (only for course participants) to purchase the training materials in English at additional cost.

  • 200 zł + 23% VAT - the cost of materials for the whole programme


The programme finishes with a two and a half hour written examination. After passing the exam with a positive result (at least 50% of the total marks), those students who have attended the whole course receive an EY Academy of Business diploma.The examination will cover only the topics discussed at the course. 

Date and location

This course is in Polish. 

You can participate in classroom training in Warsaw or ONLINE LIVE from 17 November 2020.


Jarosław Olszewski FCCA, CFA, CIA Senior Manager 

A graduate of the Poznań University of Economics. Has the powers of a Polish statutory auditor and international ACCA, CFA and CIA. Employed in the EY group since 1996.
The main area of ​​Jaroslaw's specialization are International Financial Reporting Standards. He has several years of coaching experience in conducting both open trainings on general issues, as well as dedicated, specialized workshops on topics arising from specific customer needs. He is the content director in the IFRS postgraduate programs implemented in cooperation with SGH both in the open formula and at the request of key mining and energy companies. In the years 2015-2017 a member of the PIBR Examination Board. 

Michał Błeszyński FCCA, CIA Manager 

A graduate of the Faculty of Computer Science and Management at the Wrocław University of Technology. He is a certified auditor, he has CIA qualifications (Certifed Internal Auditor) and is a member of ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants). For five years he worked in the audit department of Ernst & Young and was involved in auditing financial statements of mainly manufacturing companies as well as capital groups operating on the real estate market. He also participated in training new employees of the audit department in the scope of performing external audit tasks. Since 2008, he has been working as a trainer at the EY Academy of Business, where he specializes in the subject of International Financial Reporting Standards, management accounting and in internal audit. 

Magdalena Burzyńska, Senior Trainer 

Magdalena is a graduate of the Warsaw School of Economics in the faculties of Finance and Banking and International Economic and Political Relations. He is a member of ACCA. 
Prior to joining EY Academy of Business, she was employed as a financial controller at an international group in the engineering and construction sector. He has extensive experience in the field of financial management of international companies, preparation of financial statements in accordance with the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) gained during 6 years of work in the financial departments of various companies. 


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Educational points

CPD (Continuing Professional Development) - our trainings meet the requirements of international professional organizations (ACCA, IIA) regarding the further education of their members.

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