Course Information

Course No:  150121

Course Name:  Accounting Principle Changes

Field of Study:    Accounting

Course Description:  

This course provides an overview of the accounting requirements with respect to accounting principle changes. The scope of accounting changes includes a discussion of changes in accounting principles, changes in accounting estimates, as well as changes of a reporting entity. A majority of the information included within this course is sourced from the requirements found within FASB ASC Topic No 250, Accounting Changes and Error Corrections.

Learning objectives: After completing this section, you should be able to:

  • List the different types of accounting changes and how they affect an entity’s financial statements.
  • Differentiate between the requirements for the different types of accounting changes.
  • Identify disclosure requirements related to changes in accounting principles.

Course Material: Online Material

Program level: Overview

Prerequisites: None

Advance preparation: None

Type of delivery method: QAS Self-study

Recommended CPE credits:   1.0

Final examination expiration date:   The program participant will have one year from the date of purchase to complete the course and final examination.