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Cloud Services

Cloud Computing
SKILL LEVEL:
Basic
DELIVERY TYPE:
Group Internet Based
FIELD OF STUDY:
Information Technology
2

94% of enterprises use a cloud service according to a January 2021 article in the Hosting Tribunal by Nick Galov. In 2019, the average business organization used 1,935 distinct cloud servers, according to Tech Wire Asia. And according to TechHQ.com, U.S. market spend on cloud services was $142 billion in 2020. With statistics such as these, it's becoming increasingly important to have an understanding of this technology.

In this course, participants will learn the basics of Cloud services, recognize the obligations of the Cloud customer and the Cloud Service Provider, differentiate between Cloud types and service models, observe Cloud risks, and get an understanding of major privacy laws and their relation to Cloud services. Participants will also learn cybersecurity terms and definitions as part of the course.

Learning Objectives:

  • List the pros and cons of migrating to the Cloud
  • Define public, private, and hybrid Cloud types
  • Differentiate Cloud service models: IaaS, PaaS, SaaS
  • Recognize key risks involved with Cloud computing
  • Discuss how major privacy laws apply to the Cloud
  • Highlight Cloud best practices and compliance
  • Understand cybersecurity terms which applicable to the Cloud

Prerequisites/Advanced Preparation: None

Monthly Tax Chat

Miscellaneous
SKILL LEVEL:
Update
DELIVERY TYPE:
Group Internet Based
FIELD OF STUDY:
Taxes
1

Do you need to know the latest regulations, but life is too busy for you to keep up? If so, then this course is for you! This fast-paced course covers the latest developments in federal taxation with emphasis on real-world applications. The emphasis on current issues, planning, and strategy make this course too good to miss! The course will include and offer guidance on other issues such as recently passed legislation and much more.

This course is designed for:

Accountants in public practice and corporate tax departments who want an up-to-the minute review of recent tax developments delivered in plain English.

Learning Objectives:

  • Detail most recent changes in tax guidance and laws
  • Translate changes in tax guidance and laws to financial statements and tax forms as well as in advising clients, if applicable

Prerequisites/Advanced Preparation: None

IFRS and US GAAP - Review of Significant Standards

IFRS
SKILL LEVEL:
Overview
DELIVERY TYPE:
Group Internet Based
FIELD OF STUDY:
Accounting
2

Why Attend This Course?
International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) represents the international alternative to U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Most of the world already communicates with investors and stakeholders about corporate financial performance in the language of IFRS. The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) and their U.S. equivalent, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB), have made commitments towards the convergence of U.S. GAAP and IFRS and are working to eliminate as many differences between the sets of standards as possible. This course provides a review of the differences in significant standards between IFRS and U.S. GAAP.
Designed For...
CPAs, accountants, and other finance professionals.

Objective(s)
Participants will be able to:

  • Identify and describe significant current standards and topical areas most relevant for financial reporting and disclosure
Prerequisites/Advanced Preparation: None

Financial Instrument and Investments, Joint Ventures, and Equity Method Investments

Financial Accounting Issues
SKILL LEVEL:
Intermediate
DELIVERY TYPE:
Group Internet Based
FIELD OF STUDY:
Accounting
2

This course is designed to help accounting and finance leaders of all sized entities, both private and publicly traded, understand the financial instruments investment accounting guidance. The accounting covers financial instrument classification, measurement, and disclosures. This course covers the most recent Accounting Standards Updates (ASU) released by the FASB related to financial instruments investments as well as guides accounting for joint ventures and equity method investments and the related disclosures.

Learning Objective:

Apply the knowledge they obtain in this program to their planning and day-to-day responsibilities for accounting for investments in financial instruments

Prerequisites/Advanced Preparation: None

Sarbanes-Oxley Act

SEC Reporting
SKILL LEVEL:
Overview
DELIVERY TYPE:
Group Internet Based
FIELD OF STUDY:
Accounting
2

The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, also known as the Public Company Accounting Reform and Investor Protection Act and Corporate and Auditing Accountability, Responsibility, and Transparency Act, and more commonly called Sarbanes-Oxley or SOX, is a United States federal law that set new or expanded requirements for all U.S. public company boards, management, and public accounting firms. A number of provisions of the act also apply to privately held companies, such as the willful destruction of evidence to impede a federal investigation.

This course will review the 11 sections of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 with emphasis on the most important sections for companies to remain in SOX compliance.

Learning Objective:

  • Identify and describe what it means to be SOX-compliant in the area of internal control

Prerequisites/Advanced Preparation: None

Monthly Tax Chat

Miscellaneous
SKILL LEVEL:
Update
DELIVERY TYPE:
Group Internet Based
FIELD OF STUDY:
Taxes
1

Do you need to know the latest regulations, but life is too busy for you to keep up? If so, then this course is for you! This fast-paced course covers the latest developments in federal taxation with emphasis on real-world applications. The emphasis on current issues, planning, and strategy make this course too good to miss! The course will include and offer guidance on other issues such as recently passed legislation and much more.

This course is designed for:

Accountants in public practice and corporate tax departments who want an up-to-the minute review of recent tax developments delivered in plain English.

Learning Objectives:

  • Detail most recent changes in tax guidance and laws
  • Translate changes in tax guidance and laws to financial statements and tax forms as well as in advising clients, if applicable

Prerequisites/Advanced Preparation: None

IFRS and US GAAP - Major Differences

IFRS
SKILL LEVEL:
Overview
DELIVERY TYPE:
Group Internet Based
FIELD OF STUDY:
Accounting
2

International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) represents the international alternative to U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Most of the world already communicates with investors and stakeholders about corporate financial performance in the language of IFRS. The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) and their U.S. equivalent, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB), have made commitments towards the convergence of U.S. GAAP and IFRS and are working to eliminate as many differences between the sets of standards as possible.

This course provides an introductory overview of International Financial Reporting Standards including discussions of the IASB structure and its standard-setting process and major differences that exist between U.S. GAAP and IFRS.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify and describe the IASB vs. the FASB structure and the differences in their standard setting processes
  • Identify the various major differences between IFRS and U.S. GAAP standards
  • Identify the differences in financial reporting between IFRS and U.S. GAAP

Prerequisites/Advanced Preparation: General accounting knowledge

IFRS and US GAAP - Review of Significant Standards

IFRS
SKILL LEVEL:
Basic
DELIVERY TYPE:
Group Internet Based
FIELD OF STUDY:
Accounting
2

Why Attend This Course?
This course provides an overview of cryptocurrency basics and use cases. Learn the latest trends in crypto applications and the current state of accounting applications of cryptocurrency. It will cover the appropriate accounting for cryptocurrency and address some of the challenges in accounting for cryptocurrency.
Designed For...
CPAs, accountants, and other financial professionals interested in learning more about cryptocurrency accounting.

Objective(s)
Participants will be able to:

  • Identify the various forms of cryptocurrency
  • Give examples of cryptocurrency use cases
  • Point out the latest trends in cryptocurrency applications
  • Account for cryptocurrency
Prerequisites/Advanced Preparation: None

Professional Ethics for CPAs

Regulatory Ethics
SKILL LEVEL:
Basic
DELIVERY TYPE:
Group Internet Based
FIELD OF STUDY:
Ethics
4

Why Attend This Course?
The AICPA’s Professional Ethics Executive Committee (PEEC) clarified, revised, and codified the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct in 2014. There have been many changes since then. In this program, we will use the Code as our basis for discussing regulatory ethics. The program will address ethics rules applicable to CPAs in public practice, those in business, and others. Recent changes, interpretations, and non-authoritative guidance issued by PEEC will be discussed.
Designed For...
Active licensed CPAs in public practice or industry. Inactive licensed CPAs desiring to resume an active status.

Objective(s)
Participants will be able to:

  • Describe the revised AICPA Code of Professional Conduct, along with recent changes
  • Identify ethical threats and safeguards associated with members practicing in public practice, in business, or applicable to other members
  • Describe AICPA Code of Professional Conduct rules applicable to all members, as well as rules applicable to members in public practice and members in business
  • Explain and apply the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct rules applicable to integrity and objectivity, independence, general standards, acts discreditable, commissions and referral fees, advertising, confidential information, and form of organization and name
Prerequisites/Advanced Preparation: None

Monthly Tax Chat

Miscellaneous
SKILL LEVEL:
Update
DELIVERY TYPE:
Group Internet Based
FIELD OF STUDY:
Taxes
1

Do you need to know the latest regulations, but life is too busy for you to keep up? If so, then this course is for you! This fast-paced course covers the latest developments in federal taxation with emphasis on real-world applications. The emphasis on current issues, planning, and strategy make this course too good to miss! The course will include and offer guidance on other issues such as recently passed legislation and much more.

This course is designed for:

Accountants in public practice and corporate tax departments who want an up-to-the minute review of recent tax developments delivered in plain English.

Learning Objectives:

  • Detail most recent changes in tax guidance and laws
  • Translate changes in tax guidance and laws to financial statements and tax forms as well as in advising clients, if applicable

Prerequisites/Advanced Preparation: None

Cultural Awareness in Business

Behavioral Ethics
SKILL LEVEL:
Basic
DELIVERY TYPE:
Group Internet Based
FIELD OF STUDY:
Behavioral Ethics
2
The 21 st century has ushered in the era of the global marketplace. Technology has rapidly accelerated our capacity to work in a multi-national environment. Understanding the individual and business climate of professionals in the United States is central to any overseas initiative. This course provides learners with vital knowledge and best practices when conducting business in the US.

Learning Objectives

  • Apply best practices in conducting business globally 
Prerequisites/Advanced Preparation: None

Monthly Tax Chat

Miscellaneous
SKILL LEVEL:
Update
DELIVERY TYPE:
Group Internet Based
FIELD OF STUDY:
Taxes
1

Do you need to know the latest regulations, but life is too busy for you to keep up? If so, then this course is for you! This fast-paced course covers the latest developments in federal taxation with emphasis on real-world applications. The emphasis on current issues, planning, and strategy make this course too good to miss! The course will include and offer guidance on other issues such as recently passed legislation and much more.

This course is designed for:

Accountants in public practice and corporate tax departments who want an up-to-the minute review of recent tax developments delivered in plain English.

Learning Objectives:

  • Detail most recent changes in tax guidance and laws
  • Translate changes in tax guidance and laws to financial statements and tax forms as well as in advising clients, if applicable

Prerequisites/Advanced Preparation: None

SEC Top Focus Areas: Non-GAAP Financial Measures

SEC Reporting
SKILL LEVEL:
Basic
DELIVERY TYPE:
Group Internet Based
FIELD OF STUDY:
Accounting
1

This course provides an overview of non-GAAP financial measures with a particular emphasis on comments from the SEC, the FASB, as well as comment letter analysis from several of the Big 4 accounting firms. Non-GAAP financial measures continue to rank at the top of the most frequent comment letters issued by the SEC. As a result, it’s important to understand the guidance with respect to these measures to ensure that a company’s financial statements remain GAAP compliant and are not misleading.

Learning Objectives

  • Distinguish between a GAAP and a non-GAAP financial measure
  • Recognize examples of different types of non-GAAP financial measures
  • Identify SEC guidance applicable to types of non-GAAP financial measures
  • Recognize disclosures within the scope of Regulation G and Regulation S-K
Prerequisites/Advanced Preparation: None

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