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Financial Accounting - Asset accounting

July2020 To provide accountants with a comprehensive knowledge of accounting and reporting principles concerning assets.

R 475
Category Accounting
Accredited SAIBA
CPD Hours 2
Effort 2 Hours
Duration 2 Hours
Format Webinar
Level Moderate
Assessment Yes
Supervised No
Pre-Entry No
Tuition Mandatory
Study Material No

What you will learn

By the end of this event participants should: 

  • Understand the steps of accounting for assets; 
  • Understand the correct identification and classification of assets; 
  • Understand how to correctly present assets in the AFS; 
  • Understand how to derecognise assets; and  
  • Have comparative knowledge of the different types of assets.  

Study Units

Definition of an asset

Asset classes

Asset recognition

Asset measurement

Asset derecognition

Comparative investigation of:

  • Property, plant and equipment
  • Investment property 
  • Intangible assets.
  • Inventories 
  • Biological assets
  • Financial assets
  • Deferred tax assets 


  1. There are no preconditions for this course.   
  2. Moderate level. 
  3. Recorded webinar made available on a specified date .


Asset accounting generally comprises the largest portion of the work that accountants do, and there are many key principles that flow from accounting for property, plant and equipment to financial assets. 

During this webinar we will be looking at a comparative view of accounting for various assets and the challenges that each class poses, from definitions to recognition, measurement to presentation as well as derecognition.  In our bird's eye view approach we will compare what is similar so as to highlight the differences.  



The following pricing apply: 

  • Ad hoc: R475.00  
  • Subscription: N/A.


This webinar will be available from 15 July 2020. 


Caryn Maitland CA(SA) 

Caryn Maitland is a Chartered Accountant (SA). She has been a member of IRBA as a registered auditor and accountant since 2002. 

Caryn has lectured Auditing and Accounting at various institutions and has conducted independent workshops and seminars for professional accountants since 2006 on various topics. 

Caryn has presented on the national tour for the annual Legislation Update with ProBeta Training (Pty) Ltd in 2014 and 2015, as well as on the FASSET national tour for the Tax Administration Act in 2014.  


  1. Business Accountants in Practice (SA)
  2. Business Accountants (SA)
  3. Bookkeepers
  4. Accounting department staff 
  5. Trainee accountants


By attending this webinar, you will be provided with:  

  • Summarised slide presentation 
  • Reference documents and / or course material where available 
  • Access to a technical knowledge base


This event is included in the following subscription packages. If you are not a subscriber, you need to purchase as a stand-alone event. 

Accountant in Practice: No

Accountant in Practice plus tax: No 

Bookkeeper: No

Quickupdate: No

IFRS for SME's: No


Subscribers pay less for their CPD points. SAIBA offers 4 subscription packages that provides access to everything to run a successful accounting and tax practice. Pay a small monthly amount and gain access to monthly webinars covering ethics, financials, reporting, audit and assurance, working papers, law, technology, management topics, and tax. 

Click here to choose your subscription option.