These seminars are specifically designed for accounting & finance related topics that earn CPE credits for CPAs. Click on the seminar you are interested in for a brief description and link to the full brochure.

Analytical Review Procedures for Effective Audits & Financial Analysis

This seminar demonstrates effective financial analysis and analytical review techniques using Excel. The seminar includes a review of SAS 56/Au Section 329 – analytical review procedures.

CPAs will use Excel templates for financial analysis that includes typical ratio analysis, the new FASB 95 cash flow metrics, regression analysis, the Z-Score to predict bankruptcy and more. CPAs will learn how to use many Excel 2010 features including regression analysis to help analyze financial information and audit more effectively.


Budgeting, Projections & Financial Modeling Using Excel 2010

This intensive one-day workshop teaches participants modeling principles. Participants will examine several case studies of budgeting, projections and financial modeling using Excel’s most sophisticated applications designed especially for this task. Among other items participants will model an income statement, a balance sheet, the firm’s optimal capital structure and the firm’s maximum sustainable growth.

This workshop highlights Excel tools designed for financial modeling. These Excel tools include Goal Seek, Data Tables, Regression Analysis, Solver and Sliders.


Business Valuation and Modeling Using Excel 2010

This seminar is ideal for CPAs and financial professionals who want to clearly understand valuation procedures and related mechanics and want to model valuation scenarios with state-of-the-art Excel tools specifically designed to make valuation modeling quick and easy.

Practitioners will leave this intensive one-day seminar with the training and templates they need to model different valuation scenarios.


External Expansion via the
Merger and Acquisition Process

In one dynamic, fast-paced day you will learn the key aspects of a successful merger and acquisition process and the workings of an M & A transaction. This practical, nuts-'n'-bolts seminar is designed to give you the essential and timely information you need to fully understand, step-by-step, the M & A process and help your company expand sales, growth and profits on a continuous basis.


40+ Tools/Techniques Using Excel 2010 for Financial Decisions

This fast-paced, intensive, one-day seminar is designed to demonstrate 40+ tools and techniques commonly used by sophisticated financial professionals to make financial decisions for their firms or clients.

Each financial decision making tool is first clearly described to participants and then participants are shown how to use Excel to perform the calculations in a rapid and effective manner. Participants leave this seminar with a ‘tool-pack’ of Excel templates, tools and techniques designed for financial decision making.


Recognizing the Red Flags of Fraud

This comprehensive one-day seminar shows accountants and auditors how to analyze potential fraud in conformance with SAS 99. Participants will examine over 40 illustrations of fraud, learn the associated red flags that lead to suspicion of fraud and will learn how to detect fraud.

Participants leave this seminar with a systematic account-by-account manner of detecting fraud in their organization or client’s organization. This seminar is ideal for both corporate accountants and independent auditors.


Modern Financial Modeling

Your Roadmap to Powerful Financial Models

This intense, comprehensive two-day, practical, nuts-‘n-bolts workshop combines the latest modeling methodology with Excel 2010 features especially designed for financial modeling.

Excel tools clearly explained to participants include: Financial Functions Wizard, Pivot Tables, Charting Wizard, Statistical Forecasting Tools, Goal Seek, Data Table Sensitivity Analysis, Spinners and Scroll Bars, Macros, Solver, Scenario Manager, Custom Toolbars, Random Number Generators, More!

Financial/accounting concepts used to illustrate Excel 2010 modeling tools include: Theory of Constraints, Inventory EOQ analysis, CVP analysis, Portfolio optimizations, Monte Carlo simulations, modeling non-linear relationships, multivariate regression analysis, cost of capital and valuation analysis, project investment decisions, stock option pricing models, and more!


How to Comply With Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404

This two-day seminar shows participants how to make the SOX 404 Internal Control Over Financial Reporting (ICFR) evaluation process more efficient and effective in conformance with COSO and PCABB Audit Standard No. 5 and how to reduce the overall costs of the SOX 404 compliance process.

Corporate staff who want to streamline their firm’s SOX compliance procedures should plan to attend. Independent auditors who want a clear review of effective Section 404 compliance should also attend.


SEC Reporting Skills Workshop – “Hands-On” Workshop

This two-day, “hands-on” workshop is a must for financial professionals who need to master the required forms of the Securities and Exchange Commission including the 10-K, 10-Q, 8-K, the MD&A, the CD&A, and the Proxy Statement.

This informative workshop is a disciplined, balanced mix of in-class exercises, integrated study aids, case studies and interactive class participation. Attendees will also learn how to use SEC research tools, gain insight about the inner workings of the SEC and learn the latest changes to SEC Guidelines, Rules and Regulations.

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