The workshop is designed to equip and update participants with the requisite knowledge and skills in Public Sector Accounting.


At the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  • describe the best practice in public sector accounting;
  • prevent or detect fraud in public accounting;
  • generate financial information for managerial decision making in line with (IPSAS 1); and
  • discuss the sources and administration of funds.


Lectures, discussions and case study with the use of audio-visual aids.


Directors of Finance and Accounts, Heads of Accounts Division, Accountants, Treasurers and Budget Officers in public sector.

An Overview of Public Sector Accounting

Basis of Accounting in the Public Sector

Presentation of Financial Statements (IPSAS 1)

Principles and Procedures of Book Keeping in Public Sector Organisations

Disclosure of Financial Information about the General Government Sector (IPSAS 22)

Presentation of Budget Information in Financial Statements (IPSAS 24)

Budgeting and Budgetary Control in the Public Sector

Accountability and Transparency in the Public Sector

Sources and Administration of Funds

Fraud Prevention

Detection and Control Measures

Date to be announced

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