Advanced Professional Certificate in Transfer Pricing – 2

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The IBFD Advanced Professional Certificate in Transfer Pricing II (APCTP-II) is a unique qualification for tax professionals who wish to be able to manage transfer pricing issues, retain their competitive edge and ultimately be recognised globally as professional experts in this field. The programme is also a time and cost-effective solution for organizations that wish to equip their employees with expertise in transfer pricing from a reputable international organization.

Summary:

The programme is designed to be followed online over a 6-month period, and consists of a selection of IBFD online courses. Once the programme as a whole is completed, you will receive a professional certificate of acknowledgement from IBFD, as a reputable international organization, that you have followed a rigorous transfer pricing learning regime, and you will hence achieve recognition by the international tax community.

It consists of four online courses, guiding you on Transfer Pricing at the intermediate level with practical application in respect of:

  • Transfer Pricing and Business Restructuring
  • Transfer Pricing Controversy
  • Transfer Pricing and Indirect Taxation
  • Operational Transfer Pricing

Overall Learning objectives:

After following the certificate programme, a tax professional will be able to:

  • Determine the transfer pricing aspects of business restructurings, digital transformations and determining an arm’s length remuneration for business restructurings, as well as having a roadmap for dealing with the transfer pricing of business restructurings;
  • Build and apply a TP controversy framework, detect TP risks and have an in-depth understanding of the various dispute mechanisms;
  • Define a roadmap for developing efficient tax processes that are aligned from a transfer pricing, customs and VAT perspective and know how to deal with product pricing and periodic monitoring of adjustments from a TP perspective and the VAT treatment of TP adjustments; and
  • Define the operational transfer pricing lifecycle, the different components of operational transfer pricing and the role of segmented P&Ls, and know how to set, monitor and adjust the transfer prices of, for example, tangible goods and services transactions.

Components of training

The certification programme is divided into 4 online courses that further consist of several modules.

Each course has following components: 

  • 5 - 7 modules with video lessons of approximately 1 hour each
  • Recommended reading materials
  • Assignments to help apply knowledge in practice

Completion Requirements

To benefit from the learning experience for this training, completing all audio-visual components and assignments is mandatory to obtain your certificate. Upon access to the learning platform, the syllabus will indicate the exact completion requirements. Please also consult the FAQ for more information.

Who should participate

The course is open for all; however, it would be highly beneficial for:

  • Professionals with more than three years of experience in any of the following fields with an avid interest in TP: tax/law/accounting/finance/treasury/MNE/accounting firms/tax advisories; and
  • Professionals of any domain working in the field of transfer pricing and having more than three years of experience

Prerequisites/ Advance preparation

No advance preparation is necessary before the start of this programme

Delivery format

Online

Core Study Time

Online (QAS self-study) APCTP-II consists of 4 online courses. An online course comprises 5 - 7 modules with video lessons of approximately 1 hour each, recommended reading materials and assignments to help apply knowledge in practice. There will be assessments to test your overall understanding.

Continuing Professional Education (CPE)

Many accrediting organizations will grant continuing professional education (CPE) credits for IBFD trainings. It is advisable, however, that you check with your accrediting body and/or national association to determine eligibility in this respect. 

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