All courses are developed and updated by subject-level experts. In accordance with NASBA Standard No. 4, CPE program sponsors will use activities, materials, and delivery systems that are current, technically accurate, and effectively designed. Course documentation will contain the most recent publication, revision or review date. Courses will be revised as soon as feasible following changes to relative codes, laws, rulings, decisions, interpretations, etc. Courses will be reviewed by an individual with subject matter expertise at least once a year to verify the technical accuracy of the content.
Software Update Review and Revisions
It is our policy to perform updates to training materials and course communications regarding what our software subject experts determine to be blocker-status changes in the software annual releases of updates. This may include updated best practices, screenshots, and practice sets. Our subject-matter experts for this component include those with software-specific certifications and programming knowledge. In addition, they are currently implementing, supporting, and customizing solutions for users in the same line of work as course attendees.
Reporting Standards Update Review and Revisions
Upon major reporting standard changes, our subject matter experts may provide materials updates to focus on changing best practices and requirements. This update will occur at least every 2 years. Example reporting standards to be considered may include (but not be limited to): GASB, GAAP, GAGAS, ASBO, GFOA, IFRS. Our Subject matter experts for this component are CPAs or CPA candidates with extensive experience with implementing these reporting standards for ongoing clients and industry programs.