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Course ID: RIGP

A&A Update for Small-or Mid-Size Private Companies

The FASB releases many accounting standard updates every year, with effective dates that can range from one to several years. This course will provide executive summary highlights of recently issued U.S. GAAP applicable to small- or mid-size private companies, to enable accountants the basis for segregating what changes are relevant to a specific reporting entity’s circumstances. (Available in 2, 4 or 8 hours formats).

Learning Objectives

  • Describe recently issued U.S. GAAP accounting standards updates.
  • Explain how recently issued U.S. GAAP is most relevant to private companies.
  • Discuss how to differentiate what is applicable to a reporting entity’s specific circumstances.

Major Topics

  • Overview of accounting standards updates with open effective dates, which are most applicable to nonpublic entities.
  • Emphasis on the changing accounting and financial reporting standards that are likely to have the greatest impact on private company financial statements.

Advanced Preparations


Who Should Attend

Public and industry accountants responsible for monitoring fair presentation of financial statements

Fields of Study





Business Learning Institute Dulaney Center II

CPE Credits




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