FMN Accounting

FMN - 2018/August, Seg.4 - Going Beyond Financial Statements in Providing Information

Course Overview
Capital market stakeholders, along with corporate executives, are finding it increasingly valuable to receive financial information on a wide variety of issues that have an impact on their businesses. According to Steven Mezzio, executive director of the Center for Excellence in Financial Reporting, and Richard Kravitz, editor-in-chief of The CPA Journal, there is a renewed demand for, as well as acceptance of, data on non-GAAP metrics in addition to up-to-date statistics on so-called integrated reporting.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successful completion of this segment, you should be able to:

  • Distinguish what information stakeholders want from the financial reporting data that shareholders want;
  • Identify the six stocks of value that comprise the capital model;
  • Explain why the U.S. lags behind other nations in terms of reporting on sustainability; and
  • Define what it means for a reporting standard to be "CURR."

Prerequisites/Advanced Preparation:

Work experience in financial reporting or accounting, or an introductory course in accounting.

Speaker / Author:

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Price (USD)

Standard: $69.90


Course Code : FMN1267-FM

Course Level : Update
Course Type : Self-Study
Length : 1hr 40min
Passing Grade : 70%
Field Of Study : Accounting
Format Type : eLearning
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