IAESB Offers Online Questionnaire to Inform Development of Its Future Strategy

Jul 19, 2012 | New York, New York | English

The International Accounting Education Standards Board (IAESB) is launching an online questionnaire to inform the development of its strategy and related work plan for 2014-2016. The initiative is part of the IAESB's broader mandate to consult with key stakeholders to determine which issues should be addressed by the board.

“Public input is an important part of the IAESB's consultation process,” said Prof. Peter Wolnizer, IAESB chair. “It is essential the IAESB reach out to obtain the public’s views when determining the board’s future strategic focus and addressing the most relevant issues relating to professional accounting education.”

The questionnaire is the first stage of the IAESB's 15-month consultation process. Through the survey, the IAESB seeks feedback on educational challenges facing the accountancy profession. The IAESB's current strategic focus is on the revision of the International Education Standards, adoption and implementation guidance, and communications.

The results of the questionnaire will be used to develop a formal Consultation Paper, to be issued in July 2013, outlining the IAESB's strategic focus and the potential projects that might best support this focus.

The questionnaire will take no more than 30 minutes to complete and can be accessed online at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/IAESBStrategySurvey. The IAESB encourages all those with an interest in IAESB pronouncements to submit responses, which are requested by September 19, 2012.


About the IAESB
The IAESB develops education standards, guidance, and information papers for use by IFAC member bodies under a shared standard-setting process involving the Public Interest Oversight Board, which oversees the activities of the IAESB, and the IAESB Consultative Advisory Group, which provides public interest input into the development of the standards and guidance. The structures and processes that support the operations of the IAESB are facilitated by IFAC.

About IFAC
IFAC is the global organization for the accountancy profession, dedicated to serving the public interest by strengthening the profession and contributing to the development of strong international economies. It is comprised of 167 members and associates in 127 countries and jurisdictions, representing approximately 2.5 million accountants in public practice, education, government service, industry, and commerce.


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