Financial Analysis Fundamentals

Learn to perform professional level financial analysis of a company. This course teaching how to analyze the: - income statement - balance sheet - cash flow statement It also teaches important ratios and metrics to evaluate the health of a business. This course is designed for beginner to intermediate accounting and finance professionals. Click on the activity to learn more!
Corporate Finance Institute

Excel Crash Course - Spreadsheet Formulas Tutoria

Course Description Learn all the tips, tricks, shortcuts, functions and formulas you need to be an Excel power user. This course is designed specifically for Excel users who are performing professional financial analysis and financial modeling. We cover all levels - from beginner to advanced users. Build a strong foundation in Excel for careers in: Investment banking Private equity Corporate development Equity research Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) Learn industry leading...
Corporate Finance Institute

Real Estate Financial Modeling

Build a dynamic Real Estate Financial Model to evaluate the investment return profile of a development project in Excel. This course is designed for real estate development professionals, lending / banking analysts, surveyors, and anyone interested in mastering the art of building a real estate development models from scratch.
Corporate Finance Institute

IFRS How to Account for & Present Interests in Other Entities other than Subsidiaries (IFRS 11, 12 & IAS 28), Pt 2

In this second part you will review how the continued globalization of accounting financial standards has significantly altered the landscape surrounding the accounting and reporting for Interest in Other Entities Other Than Subsidiaries. Compliance requires a sound understanding of theoretical knowledge supported by relevant hands-on experience. At the conclusion of this session you will be able to: Recognize the objective and scope of IFRS 11 Joint Arrangements, IFRS 12 Disclosure of Inte...
Becker Professional Education

IFRS How to Account for & Present Interests in OE other than Subsidiaries (IFRS 11, 12 and IAS 28), Pt 1

The continued globalization of accounting financial standards has significantly altered the landscape surrounding the accounting and reporting for Interest in Other Entities other than Subsidiaries. Compliance requires a sound understanding of theoretical knowledge supported by relevant hands-on experience. At the conclusion of this session you will be able to: Recognize the types interests in entities other than subsidiaries and the methods used to account for such interests. Recognize th...
Becker Professional Education

IFRS Accounting and Reporting Insurance Contracts (IFRS 4)

The continued globalization of financial accounting standards has significantly altered the landscape surrounding the accounting and presentation of Insurance Contracts (IFRS 4). Compliance requires a sound understanding of theoretical knowledge supported by relevant hands-on experience. At the conclusion of this session you will be able to: Recognize the objective, scope, and definitions of Insurance Contracts under IFRS 4 Recognize and apply the principles utilized to recognize and measu...
Becker Professional Education

IFRS Accounting & Reporting Financial Instruments (IFRS 9)

The continued globalization of accounting financial standards has significantly altered the landscape surrounding the accounting and presentation of Financial Instruments (IFRS 9). Compliance requires a sound understanding of theoretical knowledge supported by relevant hands-on experience. At the conclusion of this session you will be able to: Define the objective and scope of Financial Instruments under IFRS 9 Identify the definitions utilized in IFRS 9 Name and recognize the Financial I...
Becker Professional Education

Foundations of Business Combinations and Noncontrolling Interests

With practical examples, a clear presentation of facts, and review of relevant definitions, participants will familiarize themselves with the critical background, context, and tools to understand the issues and changes related to business combinations and noncontrolling interests in consolidated financial statements. After completing this session, you will be able to: List the scope and exceptions under business combinations (ASC 805) Define, compare, contrast, and apply the following conc...
Becker Professional Education

Foreign Currency Accounting (ASC 830)

Through practical exercises and examples that lay the foundation for real-world familiarity and success, participants will learn how to determine functional currency while gaining a thorough understanding of Foreign Currency Accounting (ASC 830), including its objectives, purpose, disclosure requirements and critical definitions. After completing this session you will be able to: Recognize the measurement methods and current cost determination, and the classification of the balance sheet in...
Becker Professional Education

First-time Adoption of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS 1)

The adoption of IFRS for the first time can be cumbersome and complex for an organization. Participants will gain an understanding of the definition and scope of IFRS 1 and receive practical guidance on its implementation within their organization. At the conclusion of this session, you will be able to: Recognize the scope and objective of the First-time Adoption of IFRSs (IFRS 1). Recognize the recognition and measurement principles utilized under IFRS 1, including the transactions includ...
Becker Professional Education

Financial Statement Disclosures under IFRSs: What You Need to Know

This session will focus on the financial statement disclosures required under the International Accounting Standards. You will specifically learn about the disclosure requirements for Accounting Policies, Changes in Accounting Estimates and Errors, Events after the Reporting Period, Related Party Disclosures, Earning Per Share, Interim Financial Reporting and Operating Segments. At the conclusion of this session you will be able to: Recognize the treatment (e.g., Prior Period Adjustment) of...
Becker Professional Education

Disclosure & Sustainability Reporting: An SEC Overview

By exploring definitions, applications, and real-life case studies and examples - including Trump Hotels and Casinos, Nike, McDonald's, and Starbucks - participants will learn how to navigate through two important SEC regulations and gain practical insight into sustainability reporting. At the conclusion of this session you will be able to: Recognize the regulations concerned with Fair Disclosure Regulation G: Recognize the general rules regarding the Disclosure of Non-GAAP Financial Meas...
Becker Professional Education

Cracking the Codification: U.S. GAAP Research Made Easy

The FASB Accounting Standards Codification is not only a first step in organizing U.S. accounting standards for possible convergence with IFRS, but it also has simplified the ability to research related issues. This course will provide a practical overview of the Codification. At the conclusion of this session, you will be able to: Define the purpose for the Codification Project Identify how the Codification content is structured Apply knowledge of the Codification to research accounting ...
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Consolidation/Business Combinations & Noncontrolling Interests in Consolidated Financial Statements (ASC 805 & ASC 810/SFAS 141-R & 160)

With practical examples, a clear presentation of facts and review of relevant definitions, participants will familiarize themselves with the critical background, context and tools to understand the issues and changes related to business combinations and non-controlling interests in consolidated financial statements. After completing this session you will be able to: Identify the scope, exceptions and effective date of Business Combinations (ASC 805/SFAS 141-R) Apply the accounting requirem...
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Bankruptcy How to Effectively Addr. Fin. Rptg. Iss. & Bankruptcy Code Provisions Pt 2

The second of a two-part series exploring Chapter 11 bankruptcy will help participants obtain a more fully formed understanding of this complex yet increasingly common business phenomenon. At the conclusion of this session you will be able to: Identify the provisions of ASC 852-10 that govern the preparation of financial statements by entities in reorganization under the Bankruptcy Code Identify the provisions of ASC 852-10 that related to the "fresh-start" approach that may be used by ent...
Becker Professional Education

Bankruptcy How to Effectively Addr. Fin. Rptg. Iss. & Bankruptcy Code Provisions Pt 1

In the first of a two-part course, participants will receive a foundational understanding of the bankruptcy process and the critical issues facing corporations entering Chapter 11 bankruptcy. At the conclusion of this session you will be able to: List the chapters of the Bankruptcy code Recognize the most common types of bankruptcy filings Identify the types of bankruptcy filings most relevant to corporations Recognize the top 10 U.S. bankruptcy cases Identify the following concepts: P...
Becker Professional Education

Accounting for Liabilities under IFRS: What You Need to Know about Leases (IAS 17)

From theory to field application, this course provides the relevant background, context and tools to apply IAS 17 Leases under International Financial Reporting Standards. Understand key issues and the most recent amendments to the standard, and gain the practical experience that will help you to accurately and efficiently apply these standards within your organization. At the conclusion of this session you will be able to: Recognize the scope and objectives of Leases under International Ac...
Becker Professional Education

Accounting for Liabilities under IFRS What You Need to Know about Share-based Payment (IFRS 2)

Enhance your theoretical knowledge and acquire the hands-on experience that will allow you to navigate the complexities surrounding International Financial Reporting Standards IFRS 2 (Share-based Payment). At the conclusion of this session you will be able to: Recognize the objective and scope of Share-based Payment under IFRS 2 Define and recognize the terms utilized in IFRS 2 Identify the recognition principles for Share-based Payment Recognize the principles used to recognize and meas...
Becker Professional Education

Accounting for Liab. under IFRS: What You Need to Know about Provisions, Cont. Liab. & Assets IAS 37

From theory to field application, this course provides the relevant background, context and tools to apply IAS 37 - Provisions, Contingent Liabilities and Contingent Assets under International Financial Reporting Standards. Understand key issues and the most recent amendments to the standard, and gain the practical experience that will help to you accurately and efficiently apply these standards within your organization. At the conclusion of this session, you will be able to: Recognize the ...
Becker Professional Education

Accounting for Liab. under IFRS: What You Need to Know about Income Taxes (IAS 12)

The continued globalization of accounting financial standards has significantly altered the landscape surrounding the accounting and presentation of Income Taxes (IAS 12). This is a standard that has seen amendments in recent years, ushering in new levels of complexity that demand theoretical knowledge along with practical hands-on experience. At the conclusion of this session you will be able to: Define the scope of Income Taxes under International Accounting Standards (IAS 12). List the ...
Becker Professional Education

Accounting for Liab. under IFRS: What You Need to Know about Employee Benefits (IAS 19)

Enhance your theoretical knowledge and acquire the hands-on experience that will allow you to navigate the complexities surrounding International Financial Reporting Standards IAS 19 (Employee Benefits). At the conclusion of this session you will be able to: Define the objectives and scope of Employee Benefits under IAS 19 Recognize the specified meanings of terms given and used in IAS 19 for each particular definition category Identify the different forms of Short-Term Employee Benefits ...
Becker Professional Education

Accounting for Leases & Asset Retirement Obligations ASC 840 (SFAS 13)/ASC 410 (SFAS 143)

Participants will study critical definitions and work through relevant examples to obtain the experience and skills required to meet the ever-changing and complex requirements of Accounting for Leases (ASC 840/SFAS 13) and Asset Retirement Obligations (ASC 410/SFAS 143) as they relate both to lessors and lessees. After completing this session you will be able to: Recognize, define, and apply the principles utilized to account for operating and capital leases Define the accounting principle...
Becker Professional Education

Compilation and Review Risk Alert

Upon successful completion of this program, the user should be able to: Discuss the compilation and review hierarchy Explain the current guidance related to engagement letters and where recurring issues arise Distinguish between an attest and an assurance engagement Explain review evidence and risk awareness.
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Compilation and Review Alert Practice Issues

Upon successful completion of this program, the user should be able to: Discuss the authoritative guidance for accounting bases other than GAAP Discuss the appropriate note disclosures that need to be present when financial statements are prepared using an OCBOA Discuss the advantages to using an OCBOA Discuss the authoritative source of accounting guidance in the United States for nonissuers Discuss the consolidation requirements for variable interest entities
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Compilation & Review Guide

Upon successful completion of this program, the user should be able to: Discuss the applicability of Statements on Standards for Accounting and Review Services (SSARS) to various types of professional services Explain the guidance regarding a change in the of level of service Explain the objective and requirements of a compilation of financial statements Discuss changes in the report resulting from departures from GAAP Discuss the professional standards for a review engagement Explain th...
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Commonly Controlled Entity Transactions & Combinations

Upon successful completion of this program, the user should be able to: Identify where the authoritative literature for these transactions and combinations are located Discuss the definition of control Discuss the accounting for two entities rolling together without a change in control occurring Explain the effect of accounting for combinations of commonly controlled entities at fair value
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Coaching and Supervising Staff

Upon successful completion of this program, the user should be able to: Identify motivational factors for individuals List the steps to providing constructive feedback Discuss SMART goals Discuss goal setting Explain the impact of different personality types on effective coaching
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Clarity Standards' Scalability

Upon successful completion of this program, the user should be able to: Discuss the changes made under the clarified auditing standards to confirmations Explain changes made to the audit report under the clarified auditing standards Discuss the area of biggest change due to the clarified auditing standards Discuss the different types of risk present in an audit Explain the process of inherent risk assessment in an audit
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Cash Flow Statements

Upon successful completion of this program, the user should be able to: Define a complete set of financial statements Identify how the statement of cash flows is different from other financial statements Identify the categories of a statement of cash flows and what falls into each category Explain the two methods of preparation of the statement of cash flows and the differences between them
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Bisk GAAS Guide

Upon successful completion of this program, the user should be able to: Explain the rationale for recently issued audit standards List the basic responsibilities and nature of the audit function Identify the overall objectives of the independent auditor and the conduct of an audit in accordance with GAAS as stated in SAS No. 122 Discuss the existence of Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) auditing standards and when they apply Discuss the existence of government auditing sta...
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BISK ACCOUNTING AND AUDITING REPORT

The Bisk Accounting & Auditing Report is a monthly newsletter that is delivered each and every month either via the Internet with audio streaming or in a traditional paper-based product with accompanying audio CD. Each monthly issue is worth 1 CPE credit hour; the annual subscription will provide you 12 CPE credit hours. The Bisk Accounting & Auditing Report provides late-breaking accounting and auditing news most vital to a CPA's practice or business. Featuring guidance from industry leade...
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AVOIDING IDENTITY THEFT BY PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

Upon completion of this program, the user should: Be aware of situations in which a social security number can be obtained Understand how to minimize the risk of identity fraud Be aware of the procedures for removing data from a computer
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Audits of State and Local Governments

Upon successful completion of this program, the user should be able to: Discuss the significant changes to the AICPA Codification of Auditing Standards Discuss the 2011 revision of Government Auditing Standards Explain the purposes and types of risk assessment and other planning procedures Discuss the entity and its environment, including its internal control Discuss audit planning decisions and judgments, including materiality and risk levels Discuss substantive procedures required in e...
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Auditing for Contingencies

Upon successful completion of this program, the user should be able to: Identify where the primary accounting guidance for contingencies is found Identify the steps in evaluating a contingency for possible accrual and/or disclosure Discuss accrual and disclosure of both loss and gain contingencies Discuss the important audit considerations related to contingencies
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Audit Sampling

Upon successful completion of this program, the user should be able to: Discuss sampling and nonsampling risk Discuss sample size selection for both attribute and substantive testing Explain common sample size selection related to smaller populations Explain sample selection when multiple locations are involved
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Audit Risk Alert: Employee Benefit Plans

Upon successful completion of this program, the user should be able to: Describe the role of certified information for the auditors of employee benefit plans Explain where participant loans are to be reported Discuss the disclosures related to uncertain tax positions Identify items that would constitute a material weakness Discuss requirements for required supplementary information
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Audit Reports

Upon successful completion of this program, the user should be able to: Identify the sections in the clarified literature addressing changes in the audit report Discuss the captions required within the audit report under the clarified guidance Explain what results in a modified audit opinion and how, under the new guidance, a report may be modified
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Audit Documentation and Workpaper Review

Upon successful completion of this program, the user should be able to: Discuss the primary goal of audit documentation in accordance with GAAS List areas that need strong documentation according to GAAS Identify ways to improve audit effectiveness and efficiency Identify ways to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of clearing workpaper notes Explain which member of the engagement team does the most detailed review
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Estate Tools and Trusts

Course Description: This course will go over the different estates, as well as the transfers associated. Danny Santucci will also address the special planning tools and how to benefit from them. Learning Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to: Identify the key participants and their roles in a coordinated estate plan Explain probate process including trust administration Compare and contrast specialized estate planning t...
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EQ vs. IQ: The Secret to a CPA's Success

Course Description: EQ allows us to understand an event, dictates how we respond to that event, and thereby helps us change our feelings about each event as they occur. This course is going to show you the secrets to becoming a successful CPA. Learning Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to: Understand the difference between Emotional Quotient (EQ) and Intellectual Quotient (IO) Understand the general measurement tools us...
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Enron: Fraud, Deception and the Aftermath

Course Description: The Enron case has torn apart the accounting and auditing profession like no other development. Based on exhaustive research in to Enron by the course author, this course is divided in to three sections as follows: Section 1 emphasized the four special-purpose entities (SPEs) that brought Enron down. Section 2 addresses the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, and its requirements for auditors. Section 3 focuses on recent fraud statistics and an analysis of the new auditor fraud requi...
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Enron: Fraud, Deception and the Aftermath

Course Description: The Enron case has torn apart the accounting and auditing profession like no other development. Based on exhaustive research in to Enron by the course author, this course is divided in to three sections as follows: Section 1 emphasized the four special-purpose entities (SPEs) that brought Enron down. Section 2 addresses the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, and its requirements for auditors. Section 3 focuses on recent fraud statistics and an analysis of the new auditor fraud requi...
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Employment Taxes

Course Description: This course will go over the different employment taxes including federal income tax withholding and federal unemployment tax. This course will take you into the IRS investigations and cases, as well. Learning Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to: Recognize the funding sources for the federal government Understand an employer’s income and employment tax withholding and reporting requirements Under...
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Derivatives & Hedging for Accountants - QAS

Course Description: This course provides an “accountant-friendly” overview of financial risk management and derivative instruments. This overview focuses on the various types of risk that impact financial markets today, as well as the four major categories of derivatives commonly used to hedge these risks (i.e. forwards, futures, swaps and options). Learning Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to: Define the various ty...
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Current Developments in Accounting

Course Description: The purpose of this course is to inform the reader of the various changes affecting the accounting professional related to accounting and financial reporting. Learning Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to: Identify the key changes proposed in the revenue recognition project Recognize the differences between IFRS for SMEs and IFRS Identify some of the 12 recommended principles for the Comprehensive Busin...
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Cost Management - Accounting and Control

Course Description: This course covers the managerial use of accounting, financial, and operating data for planning, control, and decision making. Emphasis is placed on how to manage costs strategically in order to be globally competitive. The course is designed for managers and entrepreneurs who seek continuous improvement (CI) strategies. Topics include analysis of costs; job order and process costing; break-even and contribution analysis; activity-based costing (ABC); balanced score...
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Corporate Fraud Statistics

Course Description: Security experts estimate that as many as 30 percent of all employees do steal, and that another 60 percent will steal if given sufficient motivation and opportunity. The current economic hard times only add to the temptation of personnel to take what does not belong to them. This means that it is estimated that only 10 percent of employees will not steal under any circumstances. The least expensive way to fight corporate fraud within your organization or those o...
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Corporate Fraud Investigators

Course Description: In July 2002, President Bush formed a task force comprised of senior executives from various federal agencies to address the barrage of corporate fraud cases that surfaced in the wake of the Enron scandal. As the primary agency investigating corporate fraud, the FBI has focused its efforts on cases which involve accounting schemes, self-dealing by corporate employees, and obstruction of justice to conceal fraudulent activities from criminal and regulatory authoritie...
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Complete Business Math for Accountants

Course Description: This course provides accountants, managers, and business entrepreneurs with the information, analyses, and insights necessary to analyze and calculate the consequences of a wide range of business financial strategies and problems. The ability to select the right operational technique is vital if the business is to survive, profit, and grow in today’s uncertain economic environment. The owner of a small business must be able to make the right financial decision bas...
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Compilation and Review Engagements—Practical Application Issues

Course Description: This material contains discussions of the general requirements for compilation and review services, as well as practical concepts and application issues related to both levels of service. Practitioners at all levels regardless of practice concentration who would like a better understand of how to apply professional standards to compilation and review services in practical ways can benefit from taking this course. Learning Objectives: Upon successful comp...
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