FMN - October Session : Virtual Meeting

When:  Oct 8, 2022 from 09:00 AM to 01:00 PM (PT)

You are invited to attend a virtual continuing education (CPE) event for accounting and finance professionals. The program allows you to earn four hours of CPE credit, keep up-to-date on accounting and finance issues, and network with other professionals.

Here are the October 2022 topics:

The Long-Term Value of Standardizing ESG
Field of Study: Accounting
The history of sustainability has changed over the years. It began as a form of corporate philanthropy but has since evolved significantly to focus on value creation and the significance of ESG in today’s world. Jeremy Osborn, Global Head of ESG representing AICPA-CIMA, describes where we are with Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) initiatives today and emphasizes the role accountants play in supporting sustainability reporting.

Technology: Embracing Your Inner Accounting Tech Genius
Field of Study: Information Technology
As intelligent technologies progress, accountants need to become proficient in the latest robotic processing automation, cloud applications, data analysis to offer clients up-to-date financial insights and stay competitive. This segment explores how the accountant of the future will need to be technologically savvy to evolve with the changing industry.

The Future of CECL Implementation
Field of Study: Accounting
The current expected credit loss (CECL) standard is one of the most significant accounting changes in decades as it affects the way companies evaluate impairment of financial assets such as loans, receivables and investments in debt securities. Ivan Cilik, a Partner, and Sean Statz, a Senior Manager, both with the accounting firm Baker Tilly describe the major aspects of the CECL standard and explain the significant challenges that come along with its implementation.

Cybersecurity Challenges in Today's Changing Environment
Field of Study: Taxes
As the business world becomes digitally interconnected, cybersecurity and data protection have become major priorities for most organizations. Ben Doane, Director of Cybersecurity Managed Services and Rick Burtt, Director of Enterprise Managed Services, both with Mazars USA, discuss why cybersecurity is important, how to prepare for cyberthreats and what to do on the day after.


Virtual from your home 

Login to your Kaplan account to access the virtual classroom at: 

If you are new to this program, please register with us by Wednesday prior to the session so that we may receive your log-in credentials prior to the session. 

$40.00 pay through PayPal:

Code of Conduct
These CPE sessions are conducted under the IMA's Global Core Values and IMA's Statement of Ethical Professional Practice. Adherence to these statements are required to participate in this event.

RSVP with contact person below:


Robert Hulin
(510) 304-1406