CONTINUING EDUCATION FOR TAX & FINANCIAL PROFESSIONALS

Entertainment Industry Accountant

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Credits
CPE Credits
1 Credits: Accounting

Course Description

A number of accounting standards are targeted at the entertainment industry, requiring businesses to follow specific rules for license agreements, the buildout of cable systems, film costs, music licensing, and more. Entertainment Industry Accounting covers these accounting requirements, along with related presentation and disclosure topics, with the intent of clarifying how specific transactions are to be handled. This course covers the accounting for broadcasting, cable television, films, and music.

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:

Chapter 1

Recognize the circumstances under which a license agreement is recognized in the accounting records of a broadcaster.
Chapter 2

Note the requirements for capitalizing interest when building out a cable television system.
Chapter 3

Cite the characteristics of the various costs incurred during the production and release of a film.
Describe the indicators that point toward the impairment of a film asset.
Chapter 4

Note the proper accounting for a record master.

Course Specifics

Course ID
SS1183477
Revision Date
September 16, 2020
Advanced Preparation

None

Compliance information

NASBA Provider Number: 103220

Course Instructor

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Steven M. Bragg, CPA

Steven M. Bragg, CPA, is a full-time book and course author who has written more than 70 business books. He provides Western CPE with self-study courses in the areas of accounting and finance, with an emphasis on the practical application of accounting standards and management techniques. A sampling of his courses include the The New Controller Guidebook, The GAAP Guidebook, Accountants’ Guidebook, and Closing the Books: An Accountant’s Guide. He also manages the Accounting Best Practices podcast. Steven has been the CFO or controller of both public and private companies and has been a consulting manager with Ernst & Young and an auditor with …

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Entertainment Industry Accountant

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CPE CREDITS
1 Credits: Accounting

$29.00$49.00

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Icon_Self-Study
Self-Study
Icon_Level
Overview
Credits
CPE Credits
1 Credits: Accounting

Course Description

A number of accounting standards are targeted at the entertainment industry, requiring businesses to follow specific rules for license agreements, the buildout of cable systems, film costs, music licensing, and more. Entertainment Industry Accounting covers these accounting requirements, along with related presentation and disclosure topics, with the intent of clarifying how specific transactions are to be handled. This course covers the accounting for broadcasting, cable television, films, and music.

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:

Chapter 1

Recognize the circumstances under which a license agreement is recognized in the accounting records of a broadcaster.
Chapter 2

Note the requirements for capitalizing interest when building out a cable television system.
Chapter 3

Cite the characteristics of the various costs incurred during the production and release of a film.
Describe the indicators that point toward the impairment of a film asset.
Chapter 4

Note the proper accounting for a record master.

Course Specifics

Course ID
SS1183477
Revision Date
September 16, 2020
Advanced Preparation

None

Compliance information

NASBA Provider Number: 103220

Course Instructor

Steven M. Bragg Headshot
Steven M. Bragg, CPA

Steven M. Bragg, CPA, is a full-time book and course author who has written more than 70 business books. He provides Western CPE with self-study courses in the areas of accounting and finance, with an emphasis on the practical application of accounting standards and management techniques. A sampling of his courses include the The New Controller Guidebook, The GAAP Guidebook, Accountants’ Guidebook, and Closing the Books: An Accountant’s Guide. He also manages the Accounting Best Practices podcast. Steven has been the CFO or controller of both public and private companies and has been a consulting manager with Ernst & Young and an auditor with …

Steven M. Bragg, CPA Read More »

Entertainment Industry Accountant

Expert Instructors
Format
CPE CREDITS
1 Credits: Accounting

$29.00$49.00

Clear