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2019 CPE Catalog

The 2019 CPE Catalog is LIVE. We have every topic you could possibly cover in public, industry, and government accounting! So, chart your coursework for the CPE season ahead of time with the ASCPA topics.

CPE Class


  • Mar 14
    In Person Birmingham 8 Credits

    ASCPA’s Business and Industry Appreciation Conference
    Thursday, March 14, 2019
    The Vulcan, Birmingham


    8:00 – 8:05     Opening Remarks

    8:05 – 8:55     Alabama Employment Law Update
                           Dorman Walker and Kelly Pate
                           Balch & Bingham LLP

    8:55 – 9:45     Becoming a Value-Added Business Partner
                          Jennifer Elder
                          The Sustainable CFO

    9:45 – 10:05  Networking Break

    10:05– 10:55  Emerging Technologies
                           Tommy Stephens
                           K2 Enterprises

    10:55 –11:45  Increasing Efficiency with Technology and Automation
                           Tommy Stephens
                           K2 Enterprises

    11:45– 12:45  Lunch Break

    12:45 – 1:15   In the Know – an Update from the ASCPA
                          Jeannine Birmingham
                          Alabama Society of CPAs

    1:15 – 2:05     Big Data, Data Analytics, and Beyond
                          Paul Perry
                          Warren Averett, LLC 

    2:05 – 2:25     Networking Break

    2:25 - 3:15       Excel Tips and Tricks:  2019 Update
                            Mike Payne
                            ASA Research

    3:15 – 4:05      Staying Relevant in the 21st Century:  5 Strategic Leadership Skills
                            Jennifer Elder
                            The Sustainable CFO

    4:05 – 4:30      Idea Exchange facilitated by Jennifer Elder

  • May 14
    In Person Pelham 4 Credits

    This course covers the significant provisions of the most recent pronouncements and proposed pronouncements from the FASB, the Private Company Council, the Auditing Standards Board and the Accounting and Review Services Committee. The course is presented from the perspective of a small firm practitioner who services non-publicly traded entities. The majority of the class time will be spent discussing the standards that, in the instructor's 32 years of experience, have the broadest application to the local practitioner. As always, the floor is also open to discuss whatever current accounting and auditing topics the class participants may want to cover. A complete, thorough and fast moving review of all things privately held A&A!

  • May 14
    In Person Pelham 4 Credits

    This course offers an in-depth look at any issues that practitioners have been having in implementing clarified SSARS section 70 "Preparation of Financial Statements", clarified SSARS section 80 "Compilation Engagements" and clarified SSARS section 90 "Review of Financial Statements". This course also includes 15-20 new cases for 2019 covering all aspects of SSARS application including accounting, disclosure and reporting from the perspective of a local firm practitioner. Several new accounting standards are integrated into the new cases, including the new revenue recognition and leasing standards. It also covers the proposed "Selected Procedures" (Agreed-upon Procedures "light") standard that is scheduled to be finalized in 2018. A complete and thorough review of everything preparation, compilation and review for 2019 and beyond!

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