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Best Practices in Accounting and Finance Writing: Putting Ideas in Order

Author/Moderator: Lin Kroeger
Publisher: Business Learning Institute
Availability: Online Access
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This course will show you how to manage your thinking and create an organized document that highlights what you want your reader to know, think, and do. You will learn how to present ideas in the proper sequence so that readers will understand your writing. Major topics covered include:

Learning Objectives:

  • Using the upside down triangle to manage thinking and communicate effectively
  • Recognizing what enables a reader to identify and respond to a message
  • Identifying messages and sub-messages

Upon completion of this course, you will:

  • Know how to organize technical material so that a reader can understand your supporting logic and identify what you want them to do
  • Be able to review a document and determine whether it makes sense

Who Will Benefit?

CPAs in any role interested in being able to communicate accounting and financial information to a non technical audience more effectively

This course has been developed by the Business Learning Institute. The Business Learning Institute, Inc. is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Suite 700, Nashville, TN, 37219-2417. Web site:

Prerequisite: None

Advanced Preparation: None

NASBA Field of Study: Communications
Level: Basic
Recommended CPE Credit: 2
Best Practices in Accounting and Finance Writing - Putting Ideas in Order
Best Practices in Accounting and Finance Writing: Putting Ideas in Order
On Demand , 2014
Product# BLI165100
Availability: Online Access 1 Year
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