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Towson, MD 21204
PHONE: 888-481-3500
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Accounting and Auditing Current Developments (Accounting Update)COURSE ID: PAAA
DESCRIPTION

Participants will get an overview of new developments in the area of accounting and auditing. Coverage will be updated to reflect the most recently issued official pronouncements. The course will highlight issues faced by private companies and the CPAs who provide a range of services to them.

DESIGNED FOR: Accountants in public practice and industry who need a comprehensive review of recent accounting and auditing pronouncementsFIELD OF STUDY: Accounting, AuditingLEVEL: UpdatePREREQUISITES: Prior learning or experience in accounting and auditingCOURSE PRODUCER: Business Learning InstituteCREDITS: 8.0OBJECTIVES:
  • Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
    • Get up-to-date on what is happening in the profession today and the major issues and challenges the profession faces
    • Implement recently issued standards involving leasing and financial instruments.
    • Obtain a progress report on standards affecting revenue recognition, leases, and financial instruments
    • Become aware of fraud schemes that are proliferating in today’s IT environment and strategies to prevent them.
    • Gain an appreciation of the increasing emphasis on independence when CPAs provide advisory services to clients.
    • Receive an implementation update on SSARS 21, including engagement-driven compilations and preparation (plain paper) engagements.
    • Become aware of recent FASB standards and how they will affect your clients.
    • Receive an update on current and proposed standards involving EITF, FASB, PCAOB, ASB, and IASB.
HIGHLIGHTS:

• Audit risk and the economy
• Implementing the new lease standard
• Fraud in today’s IT environment
• Accounting for financial instruments
• Independence and advisory services
• FASB’s simplification projects
• SSARS 21: Compilation and review update
• Recent FASB pronouncements
• ASB standards

UPCOMING SCHEDULED COURSES
DATE NAME LOCATION ORGANIZATION PUBLIC/PRIVATE CREDITS
10/30/17TNCPA A&A Accounting and AuditingTennessee Society of CPAs BrentwoodTennessee Society of CPAsPublic8.0
10/30/17TNCPA A&A Accounting and AuditingTennessee Society of CPAs BrentwoodTennessee Society of CPAsPublic8.0
10/31/17TNCPA A&A Accounting and AuditingTennessee Society of CPAs BrentwoodTennessee Society of CPAsPublic8.0
10/31/17TNCPA A&A Accounting and AuditingTennessee Society of CPAs BrentwoodTennessee Society of CPAsPublic8.0
11/06/17IOWA- Accounting and Auditing Current DevelopmentsIowa Society of CPAs West Des MoinesIowa Society of CPAsPublic8.0
11/07/17IOWA- Accounting and Auditing Current DevelopmentsIowa Society of CPAs West Des MoinesIowa Society of CPAsPublic8.0
11/29/17GRACE- Accounting and Auditing Current DevelopmentsW.R. Grace & Company ColumbiaW.R. Grace & CompanyPrivate8.0
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