Regulatory Environment



Regulatory Environment

  • Format

    Course - Online

  • Level


  • Duration

    1h 30m

Gain an understanding of the concept of a regulatory environment and the need for financial reporting.

Learning outcomes

  • Identify the major regulators and the need for regulation of financial reporting.
  • Identify other regulatory bodies and their roles in the standard-setting process.
  • Identify the need for and approaches to corporate governance.
  • Identify the need for and types of internal controls.

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Product information


The need for financial reporting

The regulatory environment drives an entity's financial reporting and external audit requirements. Finance professionals in management accounting should gain a full understanding of the regulatory environment in which their organisation operates and how to apply the requirements of laws, standards, and guidelines.

Acquire new skills to demonstrate your proficiency

  • Elements of a regulatory environment and framework
  • Legal and taxation systems that affect financial reporting
  • IFRS standard setting process
  • External audit
  • The OECD principles of corporate governance
  • Internal control and risk management
  • COSO's enterprise risk management framework

Gain practical experience

The exercises use genuine examples and are designed to give you real-world knowledge on how to apply daily accounting principles. Acquire a deeper understanding of the strategic importance of the regulatory environment and the need for financial reporting.

This is a standalone course but if you’re interested in more of this type of learning while earning a designation, explore the CGMA® Finance Leadership Program.

Who should take this course?

  • Global accounting and finance professionals
  • Management accounting professionals
  • Controllers
  • CFOs
  • Finance vice presidents
  • Finance directors
  • CPAs and CAs

Professional development

This Course - Online offers 1.5 hours of CPE credit.
Note on CPE Requirements and Credits
All learning resources available in the CGMA Store qualify for CPD for CIMA members.

Field of study: Business Management and Organization
Programme level:Intermediate
Duration:1h 30m
Format:Course - Online
Access:This is a digital product. You will have access to the content for a year after purchase date.

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£39.00 (CIMA members only)


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