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Accounting & Auditing Update


Total Credits: 4 including 2 Accounting (Governmental) - Technical, 2 Auditing (Governmental) - Technical

Average Rating:
   4.6
Category:
Accounting and Auditing |  ACPEN Industry Institute |  Yellow Book
Faculty:
Melisa F. Galasso
Course Levels:
Update
Duration:
4 Hour
License:
Access for 90 day(s) after program date.

Dates
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Description

This course will examine the recent activities of the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and will cover standards effective in the current year. We then switch gears and discuss standards issued by the Auditing Standards Board and the Accounting & Review Services Committees of the AICPA. Our focus is on the impact of the new standards and how you can prepare to implement them in a practical way.

Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives
  • Describe recently issued changes to US GAAP
  • Define a lease under Topic 842
  • Prepare an audit report compliant with SAS 134 and 136

Major Subjects
  • Recently issued Accounting Standard Updates (ASUs)
  • Leases; Financial instruments
  • The new auditors report (SAS 134)
  • Employee Benefit Plan Audits (SAS 136)
  • Materiality

 


Course Materials

Faculty

Melisa F. Galasso's Profile

Melisa F. Galasso Related seminars and products: 13

Founder and CEO

Galasso Learning Solutions LLC


Melisa Galasso is the founder and CEO of Galasso Learning Solutions LLC. A CPA with nearly 20 years of experience in the accounting profession, Melisa designs and facilitates courses in advanced technical acconting and auditing topics, including not-for-profit and governmental accounting. She also supports essential professional development, audit level training, and train the trainer efforts. Melisa is a Certified Professional in Talent Development (CPTD) and has earned the Association for Talent Development Master Trainer™ designation. Her passion for instructional design and adult learning techniques is one of the differentiators that set her apart from other CPE providers. Within the industry, Melisa serves on the FASB’s Not-for-Profit Advisory Committee (NAC), AICPA Council, and the VSCPA’s Board of Directors. She previously served on the AICPA’s Technical Issues Committee (TIC) and is a past-Chair of the NCACPA’s A&A committee. Melisa also authors the AICPA’s State and Local Government Guide and serves as a SME for the Center for Plain English Accounting.

 


Dates

Fri, Mar 12, 2021 - 01:00pm to 04:44pm CST
Sat, Mar 20, 2021 - 09:00am to 12:44pm CDT
Tue, Apr 06, 2021 - 01:00pm to 04:44pm CDT
Wed, Apr 21, 2021 - 09:00am to 12:44pm CDT
Mon, May 10, 2021 - 01:00pm to 04:44pm CDT
Tue, May 25, 2021 - 09:00am to 12:44pm CDT
Thu, Jun 10, 2021 - 01:00pm to 04:44pm CDT
Tue, Jun 22, 2021 - 09:00am to 12:44pm CDT
Tue, Jul 06, 2021 - 01:00pm to 04:44pm CDT
Wed, Jul 21, 2021 - 09:00am to 12:44pm CDT
Thu, Aug 12, 2021 - 01:00pm to 04:44pm CDT
Fri, Aug 20, 2021 - 09:00am to 12:44pm CDT
Tue, Sep 07, 2021 - 01:00pm to 04:44pm CDT
Wed, Sep 29, 2021 - 09:00am to 12:44pm CDT
Tue, Oct 12, 2021 - 01:00pm to 04:44pm CDT
Wed, Oct 27, 2021 - 09:00am to 12:44pm CDT
Thu, Nov 04, 2021 - 01:00pm to 04:44pm CDT
Fri, Nov 19, 2021 - 09:00am to 12:44pm CST
Mon, Dec 06, 2021 - 01:00pm to 04:44pm CST
Tue, Dec 21, 2021 - 09:00am to 12:44pm CST

Additional Info

Basic Course Information

Advanced Preparation

None


Designed For Accountants in public practice and industry.
Original Recording Date

5/29/20


Yellow Book

Yes


Course Developer

Galasso Learning Solutions


Date Added to Catalog

5/29/20


Prerequisites Prior experience with GAAP or GAAS.    

Additional Information

Complaint Resolution Policy

Please contact Anne Taylor for any complaints. anne.taylor@acpen.com, (972-377-8199). 


Official Registry Statement

Business Professionals' Network, Inc. is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org


Instructional Delivery Method

Group Internet Based


Course Registration Requirements

Online Registration


Refund/Cancellation Policy

Please contact the ACPEN help desk 1-877-602-9877 or help@acpen.com if you wish to cancel your attendance for a previously purchased webcast and are requesting a refund or transfer. 


Reviews

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Overall:      4.6

Total Reviews: 49

Comments

Robert M

"Good job"

Yang H

"This is a very good class. Thanks!"

West H

"Melissa is very easy to listen to and presents the material in an easy to understand way."

Shelton K

"One of the best instructors I have ever had - will definitely look for her in the future. Thanks!"

Vincent S - north mankato, Minnesota

"Good data, lots of it and coming fast. "

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