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In order to create XBRL files for financial statements prepared in accordance with US GAAP, it is necessary to have an understanding of the US GAAP Taxonomy. This module will provide a walkthrough of the taxonomy and explain how it is arranged.
Throughout this course, you will:
Understand common patterns of how concepts are arranged in the presentation of the taxonomy
Review common conventions used for concepts, including label and naming standards, references and data types
Learn how the US GAAP constructs and uses calculations and tables
Explore how new versions and changes are reflected in the taxonomy.