Course Information

Course No:  151121

Course Name:  Segment Reporting - A Detailed Review

Field of Study:    Accounting

Course Description:  

This course provides an overview of the accounting and reporting requirements with respect to segment reporting. The accounting and reporting guidance related to segment reporting is prescribed by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) in ASC Topic 280. This course focuses on topics such as the identification of the chief operating decision maker (CODM), the determination of operating segments, and the determination of reportable segments. This course also provides information on disclosure requirements as well as illustrative examples of segment disclosures for companies in different industries.

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

  • Identify key characteristics of operating segments.
  • Recognize characteristics of the entity’s chief operating decision maker.
  • Identify the quantitative thresholds used for reportable segments.
  • Recognize disclosure requirements for reportable segments as well as entity-wide disclosures.

Course Material: Online Material

Program level: Overview

Prerequisites: None

Advance preparation: None

Type of delivery method: QAS Self-study

Recommended CPE credits:   2.0

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