Financial Accounting - Asset accounting

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


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. 


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


Study unit 1

Definition of an asset

Study unit 2

Asset classes

Study unit 3

Asset recognition

Study unit 4

Asset measurement

Study unit 5

Asset derecognition

Study unit 6

Comparative investigation of:

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


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


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.  


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.
– Recorded webinar that includes an expert presenter and participant interaction.

R 475 VAT Incl.

Additional Course Information

Category Accounting
Accredited SAIBA
Verifiable CPD Hours 2
Non-verifiable CPD Hours N/A
Effort 2 hours
Duration 2 hours
Format Webinar
Level Moderate
Assessment Yes
Study Material No
Course Date 15 July, 2020
SKU CPD200064M Categories ,

Who should attend?

Business Accountants in Practice (SA)

Business Accountants (SA)


Accounting department staff

Trainee accountants

This event is included in the following subscription packages:

If you are not a subscriber, you need to purchase the event as a stand-alone event or subscribe to a SAIBA subscription package.

How to subscribe

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.






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