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Not-for-Profit Certificate II

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30.00 Credits

Hands-on application and strategy training for not-for-profit professionals For those with a solid foundation in the core knowledge areas of nonprofit financials, Not-for-Profit Certificate II offers the hands-on application and strategic knowledge you need to advance to the next level of nonprofit financial responsibility. Whether you work for or with a nonprofit, this 30-hour CPE program will help you apply proven best-practices to diverse nonprofit environments. Good work requires good tools This unique training program provides new and better insights to strengthen your financials, enhance your compliance with accounting rules, and implement best practices for all aspects of nonprofit financials, including accounting & financial reporting, governance & assurance, and tax compliance. Courses included in this program Not-for-Profit Certificate II - Tax Compliance Form 990 Preparation: Schedules Form 990 Preparation: Core Form Unrelated Business Income Tax (UBIT) Case Studies Maintaining Tax Exemption Not-for-Profit Certificate II - Financial Reporting Statement of Financial Position Statement of Activities Statement of Cash Flows Statement of Functional Expenses Financial Statement Note Disclosures for NFPs Interpreting and Analyzing Financial Statements Preparing Consolidated Financial Statements Not-for-Profit Certificate II - Governance and Assurance Aligning Mission and Strategy Budget Considerations for Not-for-Profits Ethical Issues in Not-for-Profits Performance Measurement for Not-for-Profits Applying the COSO ERM Framework Risk Assessment for NFP Spotlight your accomplishment online Successful completion earns a digital badge you can showcase anywhere on the web - including LinkedIn, your company's website or online resume. Your Certificate and digital badge information will be sent to you once you've completed the program. Build the practical, marketable skills you need by earning one of our popular Not-for-Profit Certificates.

PFP Practical Applications Certificate Program

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13.00 Credits

About the Personal Financial Planning Certificate Program The Personal Financial Planning Certificate Program is a series of certificates covering the core areas of personal financial planning (PFP), including retirement, estate, risk management and insurance, and investment planning, and how tax planning relates to each area. PFP Practical Applications Certificate Program The PFP Practical Application Certificate is earned upon successful completion of the continuing education courses. It is an informative and engaging learning experience that will enhance your knowledge of personal financial planning. Part of the Personal Financial Planning Certificate Program, this certificate program is comprised of five courses, including four case studies, covering the clients' planning life cycle. You will learn to navigate the regulatory environment, understand the PFP standards, use fundamental concepts in a systematic planning process, and utilize your technical knowledge for the benefit of your clients. If you are seeking a thorough understanding of the planning process and your responsibilities as a planner with real-world application of how the PFP topics integrate with your clients life goals, this program is for you! This certificate includes the following courses: PFP Standards and Responsibilities PFP Regulatory and Fiduciary Landscape Personal Financial Planning Process Cash Management Strategies PFP in Practice - Putting It All Together, Part 1 and 2 If you are an active CPA desiring to obtain the PFS credential, the certificate program provides an alternative pathway to meeting the exam and education requirements. See aicpa.org/pfs for details. Enhanced On-Demand Format This enhanced on-demand format offers meaningful and relevant content in the form of tables, charts, and discussion points on slides. An instructor who is an expert on the topical area breaks down complex topics, offers best practices, provides clarity, and shares insights that help the learner achieve the learning objectives for the course.

Retirement Planning Certificate Program

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20.50 Credits

About the Personal Financial Planning Certificate Program The SECURE Act is the first major legislation to revamp retirement plans in over a decade. The provisions and planning strategies to help your clients avoid unintended tax consequences on their estate and retirement plans have been implemented into this learning program. The Personal Financial Planning Certificate Program is a series of certificates covering the core areas of personal financial planning (PFP), including retirement, estate, risk management and insurance, and investment planning, and how tax planning relates to each area. This certificate program is a combination of education and a certificate exam that gives you the opportunity to enhance your knowledge and demonstrate competence in that specific discipline. Bundle exam + education and save! This PFP certificate program offers three different options: Certificate: You can display your competence and understanding in one or more core areas with a digital badge awarded upon completion of each certificate exam, an online proctored exam taken from the convenience of your home or office. This certificate offers optional online education to provide a thorough comprehension of the material in preparation for the exam. Education: If CPE is your goal, you can purchase the education, without the certificate exam, and simply earn CPE credit for your CPA license, PFS credential, and/or CFPr credential. If you hold the PFS credential, there is no need to take the certificate exam because your PFS credential exam tests this material. Credential: If you are an active CPA who wants to obtain the PFS credential, the certificate program provides an alternative pathway for meeting the exam and education requirements. See aicpa.org/pfs for details. The Retirement Planning Certificate Program The Retirement Planning Certificate Program is an informative and engaging learning experience that will enhance your knowledge in retirement planning. Part of the Personal Financial Planning Certificate Program, this certificate program includes six dynamic courses covering critical steps in the retirement planning life cycle, including unique planning for aging and chronically ill clients. This certificate includes the following courses: The Retirement Planning Process Governmental and Employer Retirement Plans Personal Retirement Investments, Income, and Expenses Analyzing Client Retirement Data Creating, Implementing, and Monitoring the Retirement Plan Elder and Special Needs Planning CPA, PFS, and CFP Continuing Education These courses meet the CPE requirements for the CPA license and PFS credential. In addition, it qualifies for CFP board CE credits. The AICPA will report CE credits to the CFP Board every two weeks on a rolling basis as courses are completed. To have your CE reported please complete the following steps as there is not an automated feed to the CFP Board: Send an email to CFPReporting@aicpa-cima.com with the following information: Name, CFP Number, Copy of Certificate of completion and number of CE hours requested to be reported.

Risk Management and Insurance Planning Certificate Learning

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20.00 Credits

About the Personal Financial Planning Certificate Program The Personal Financial Planning Certificate Program is a series of certificates covering the core areas of personal financial planning (PFP), including retirement, estate, risk management and insurance, and investment planning, and how tax planning relates to each area. This certificate program is a combination of education and a certificate exam that gives you the opportunity to enhance your knowledge and demonstrate competence in that specific discipline. Bundle exam + education and save! This PFP certificate program offers three different options: Certificate: You can display your competence and understanding in one or more core areas with a digital badge awarded upon completion of each certificate exam, an online proctored exam taken from the convenience of your home or office. This certificate offers optional online education to provide a thorough comprehension of the material in preparation for the exam. Education: If CPE is your goal, you can purchase the education, without the certificate exam, and simply earn CPE credit for your CPA license, PFS credential, and/or CFP credential. If you hold the PFS credential, there is no need to take the certificate exam because your PFS credential exam tests this material. Credential: If you are an active CPA who wants to obtain the PFS credential, the certificate program provides an alternative pathway for meeting the exam and education requirements. See aicpa.org/pfs for details. Risk Management and Insurance Planning Certificate Program The Risk Management and Insurance Planning Certificate Program is an informative and engaging learning experience that will enhance your knowledge in risk management and insurance planning. Part of the Personal Financial Planning Certificate Program, this certificate program includes eight dynamic courses covering critical steps in the risk management and insurance planning process from insurance contracts and annuities to deferred compensation and integrating the business with the owner's personal financial plan. This certificate includes the following courses: The Risk Management Planning Process Insurance Contracts and Needs Analysis Life Insurance Annuities Medical, Disability and Property, and Casualty Group Insurance and Employee Benefits Executive and Deferred Compensation Arrangements Financial Planning with Business Owners CPA, PFS, and CFP Continuing Education These courses meet the CPE requirements for the CPA license and PFS credential. In addition, it qualifies for CFP board CE credits. The AICPA will report CE credits to the CFP Board every two weeks on a rolling basis as courses are completed. To have your CE reported please complete the following steps as there is not an automated feed to the CFP Board: Send an email to CFPReporting@aicpa-cima.com with the following information: Name, CFP Number, Copy of Certificate of completion and number of CE hours requested to be reported. Enhanced On-Demand Format This enhanced on-demand format offers meaningful and relevant content in the form of tables, charts, and discussion points on slides. An instructor who is an expert on the topical area breaks down complex topics, offers best practices, provides clarity, and shares insights that help the learner achieve the learning objectives for the course.

SOC for Cybersecurity Certificate Program

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14.50 Credits

This certificate program can be purchased as a bundle with the Cybersecurity Advisory Certificate Program. The state of cyber-threats and the measures against them Cybersecurity threats are escalating, unnerving the boards of directors, managers, investors and other stakeholders of organizations of all sizes - whether public or private. The result? Your clients are under pressure to demonstrate that they are managing threats. And that they have effective processes and controls in place to detect, respond to, mitigate and recover from cybersecurity events. The framework for cybersecurity attestation SOC for Cybersecurity meets a growing business need for attestation. It's a solution that builds upon the accounting profession's experience in auditing system and organization controls. For clients whose cybersecurity risk management programs are mature, an independent CPA can perform an examination and express an expert opinion: Is the program accurately described? Are the controls effective? Your opportunity as a cybersecurity adviser This self-study certificate helps you understand how to perform SOC for Cybersecurity attestation examinations using the AICPA's new cybersecurity risk management reporting framework. As a certificate recipient, you'll be among the first to showcase your knowledge about the AICPA's profession-wide approach to cybersecurity. Our family of tech-specific certificates Get the bigger story on cybersecurity, plus other certificates for accountants and finance professionals. Free eBook with purchase Reporting on an Entity's Cybersecurity Risk Management Program and Controls - Attestation Guide is included (an $89 value) and will automatically be added to your cart when you purchase this certificate. Created by the AICPA, this authoritative guide provides interpretive guidance to enable CPAs to examine and report on an entity's cybersecurity risk management program and controls within that program. The guide delivers a framework designed to provide stakeholders with useful, credible information about the effectiveness of an entity's cybersecurity efforts. Digital badges: Your professional distinction After you complete the three-part webcast series, you will be awarded a certificate in the form of a digital badge. Proudly display it anywhere on the internet - a personal blog, a social site such as LinkedIn, Facebook or Twitter, Open Badges, a bio page on a company website or your email signature ;

SOC for Supply Chain Certificate

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10.50 Credits

Supply chain concerns are more important than ever. Manufacturers, producers, and distributors must manage a complex network of plants, service providers, and suppliers to operate efficiently and meet commitments to customers. At the same time, the threats to and vulnerabilities of each supplier in the chain have increased significantly with natural disasters, pandemics, and recessions. Put customers first. "Customers first" is an important supply chain goal. When a supply chain is disrupted, an organization is at risk of failing to meet production or delivery commitments it has made to its customers. Performing a SOC for supply chain attestation examination could go far in meeting the information needs of customers and business partners of manufacturers, producers, or distributors. Obtain a certificate. Upon completing the learning, you will be awarded a certificate in the form of a digital badge you can proudly display on the internet - a personal blog, a social network like LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Mozilla Open Badges, a biographical page on a company website, or an online resume. Speakers Dan Paulson CISSP, CISA, QSA, ISO Dan has over seven years of information security, control and IT audit experience in a number of industries including cloud services, financial institutions, healthcare, insurance, and manufacturing. Dan's experience includes SOC 1, 2, and 3 examinations and SOC readiness assessments, ISO 27001 Certification Audits, IT risk assessments, IT audits, security & privacy assessments (GDPR, HIPAA/HITECH), and Sarbanes-Oxley 404 IT compliance reviews. Dan holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Ohio State University and a Master of Accounting degree from Southern Illinois University. Dan is a Certified Information System Security Practitioner (CISSP), a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), a Qualified Security Assessor (QSA), and an ISO 27001 Lead Auditor. Dan is a member of the Information Systems Audit & Control Association (ISACA) and (ISC) 2. Soma Sinha CPA Soma Sinha has more than fifteen years of experience providing accounting, auditing, and financial reporting services to organizations within various industries, including manufacturing and distribution, and technology service providers. As the Technical Leader of Plante Moran's SOC attestation practice, she is responsible for maintaining firm and engagement quality for SOC examinations through developing, implementing and maintaining relevant policies and procedures, leading the performance of pre-issuance quality control review functions, providing training to staff members, representing the firm in conferences, etc. In addition, she is Plante Moran's subject matter expert for integration of internal control based audit approach in financial statement audits, and is involved with other organizations in matters related to emerging audit technology. She has served on various AICPA working groups related to SOC and internal controls, including the one for SOC for Supply Chain. Get a free eBook with purchase. AICPA Guide SOC for Supply Chain: Reporting on an Examination of Controls Relevant to Security, Availability, Processing Integrity, Confidentiality, or Privacy in a Production, Manufacturing, or Distribution System is included (and will automatically be added to your cart) when you purchase this certificate. This authoritative guide provides interpretive guidance to enable CPAs to examine and report on an entity's supply chain risk management program and controls within that program. The guide delivers a framework designed to provide stakeholders with useful, credible information about the effectiveness of an entity's supply chain efforts.

Valuation Practices in Forensic Engagements - Part 1 and Part 2

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5.00 Credits

This CPE course can be purchased individually or as part of the Specialized Forensic Accounting Certificate. Valuation and forensic accounting go hand in hand. As forensic accountants hone valuation skills, it's imperative for the profession to understand the AICPA Professional Standards on valuation services. Considerations such as cash flow, risk, and income taxes need to be included in the calculations a forensic accountant performs. Through narration by an industry subject matter expert and practical scenario exercises, this two-module CPE course describes valuation approaches and methods in forensic engagements. Each module details various valuation methods and calculations, with examples to visualize outcomes. Enhanced On-Demand Format This enhanced on-demand format offers meaningful and relevant content in the form of tables, charts, and discussion points on slides. An instructor who is an expert on the topical area breaks down complex topics, offers best practices, provides clarity, and shares insights that help the learner achieve the learning objectives for the course. Part 2 Distinguish various approaches used to complete a valuation. Choose between common methods used to perform a financial analysis and prepare a financial analysis using one of the methods under each approach.

Ethics Exam Online Version

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0.00 Credits

A key step in obtaining your CPA license is passing the ethics exam.The ethics exam is an open-book, multiple-choice exam written and graded by the American Institute of CPAs. You can order the ethics exam from MOCPA.Candidates can order, take, and submit answers for the ethics exam at any time during the licensure process. Some may take the ethics exam before starting the CPA exam, between CPA exam sections, or after all four sections of the CPA exam are completed. This is completely up to the candidate. The ethics exam does not need to be completed during the 18-month rolling window of the CPA exam. Your course will be accessible shortly after completing your purchase. Access instructions will be sent to your email and you will be able to access the materials and exam for one year from purchase date. Upon completion of the exam you will also be able to print or download your certificate of completion. This course discusses the AICPA, SEC, and GAO ethics rules in an inventive and creative way. Through interactive case studies, exercises and illustrative graphics, you will learn the most up-to-date rules.This course also explains the revised AICPA Code of Professional Conduct and conceptual framework, which all members of the AICPA must follow, and covers the basic tenets of ethical and professional conduct, the principles of ethics, and explains why the code is necessary and how it is organized.Order the ethics exam now!