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CPE Self-Study

Not-for-Profit Certificate II - Governance and Assurance

  • $259.00-$329.00
    Not-for-Profit Certificate II - Governance and Assurance Availability : Online Access Product #: 165430
    AICPA Member: $259.00
    Non-Member: $329.00
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This video-based CPE course is included in Not-for-Profit Certificate II. This track can be purchased individually or as a part of the full Certificate Program.

Learn from the experts with this video-based, on-demand learning experience. Set yourself apart and get the tools and strategies you need to sharpen your skills in not-for-profit (NFP) governance and assurance. The program builds on the core concepts as you get insights from industry leaders.

Learn how to measure performance, create a controllable budget, and drive the strategic planning process to achieve mission success. Also discussed are ethical issues, techniques to assess risks, and application of the COSO ERM Framework to develop a risk response strategy in the NFP environment.

This CPE program contains e-learning exercises, targeted case studies, and detail-rich interpretations to create a flexible, dynamic learning experience you can complete online in your own time.

Courses Included

Topics Discussed:

  • Performance measurement techniques
  • NFP business models
  • Grants management
  • Diversification of revenue streams
  • Cash flow management and operating reserves
  • Risk assessment, response strategies, and internal controls
  • Strategic planning
  • Establishing a culture of ethical management
  • Characteristics of high-performing boards of directors

Learning Objectives:

  • Use a performance measurement system to apply performance measurement techniques.
  • Recognize steps to build a realistic and controllable budget.
  • Determine how strategic planning may be applied at each stage of the NFP's life cycle.
  • Assess risk, develop a risk response strategy, and apply the COSO ERM framework in the NFP environment.
  • Identify a process to assess, design, implement, and monitor internal controls that are appropriate for an NFP’s size, complexity, and risk.
  • Determine strategies to promote a culture of ethical management throughout the entity.
  • Use techniques to effectively steward an NFP’s resources to achieve mission success.

Prerequisite: Knowledge of not-for-profit sector and some experience working with not-for-profits

Advanced Preparation: None

Discounts

Not-for-Profit Section Members Receive Additional Savings!

When you log into this website with your AICPA member user account, the section/credential discount will be automatically applied during checkout. Should you have any questions or encounter any issues, please contact the AICPA Service Center at 888-777-7077 or service@aicpa.org.

Find out more information on the NFP Section.

System Requirements

About the Authors

Audrey L. Newton, CPA, Partner, Johnson Lambert LLP

Cheryl R. Olson, CPA, CGMA, Director of Not-for-Profit Consulting

Johnson Lambert LLP

About the Publisher

American Institute of CPAs

The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) is the world’s largest member association representing the CPA profession, with more than 418,000 members in 143 countries, and a history of serving the public interest since 1887. AICPA members represent many areas of practice, including business and industry, public practice, government, education and consulting.

The AICPA sets ethical standards for the profession and U.S. auditing standards for private companies, nonprofit organizations, federal, state and local governments. It develops and grades the Uniform CPA Examination, and offers specialized credentials for qualified professionals who concentrate on personal financial planning; forensic accounting; business valuation; and information management and technology assurance. With The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), it offers the Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) designation, which sets the global benchmark for quality and recognition in management accounting.

The AICPA and CIMA also make up the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (the Association), which represents public and management accounting globally, advocating on behalf the public interest and advancing the quality, competency and employability of CPAs, CGMAs and other accounting and finance professionals worldwide.

The AICPA maintains offices in New York, Washington, DC, Durham, NC, and Ewing, NJ.