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Management’s Discussion & Analysis (MD&A) – What You Need to Know

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QAS Self-Study
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Overview
Credits
CPE Credits
3 Credits: Accounting

Course Description

This course provides an overview of the rules and regulations with respect to the management’s discussion and analysis (MD&A) section of an entity’s consolidated financial statements filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). MD&A has been, and continues to be, a primary focus area of the SEC when reviewing public company filings. In fact, it has consistently ranked in the top 10 of the most frequent comment letters issued by the SEC.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:
• Identify the SEC Regulation applicable to MD&A
• Recognize the primary objective and focus areas related to MD&A
• Identify key information that should be included within a company’s MD&A
• Recognize the types of transactions that should be discussed in MD&A
• Identify methods to enhance the presentation of MD&A

Course Specifics

Course ID
1223591
Revision Date
April 26, 2022
Number of Pages
56
Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites.

Advanced Preparation

None

Compliance information

NASBA Provider Number: 103220

CMA Notice: Western CPE makes every attempt to maintain our CMA CPE library, to ensure a course meets your continuing education requirements please visit Insitute of Management Accountants (IMA)

Course Instructor

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Kelen Camehl, CPA, MBA

Kelen is a recognized author and reviewer of CPE courses and has authored over 85 courses (225+ CPE credit hours) covering a range of accounting, auditing, financial reporting, regulatory, and ethics topics.  His courses are available for purchase from many online CPE providers including the AICPA.  Kelen has also remained involved in CPA exam content development for nearly 10 years and has authored more than a thousand multiple choice questions for various sections of the CPA exam.  He also serves as an Editorial Advisor for the AICPA’s “Journal of Accountancy”. Kelen has over 15 years of progressive finance and accounting …

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Management’s Discussion & Analysis (MD&A) – What You Need to Know

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CPE CREDITS
3 Credits: Accounting

$87.00$107.00

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Icon_Self-Study
QAS Self-Study
Icon_Level
Overview
Credits
CPE Credits
3 Credits: Accounting

Course Description

This course provides an overview of the rules and regulations with respect to the management’s discussion and analysis (MD&A) section of an entity’s consolidated financial statements filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). MD&A has been, and continues to be, a primary focus area of the SEC when reviewing public company filings. In fact, it has consistently ranked in the top 10 of the most frequent comment letters issued by the SEC.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:
• Identify the SEC Regulation applicable to MD&A
• Recognize the primary objective and focus areas related to MD&A
• Identify key information that should be included within a company’s MD&A
• Recognize the types of transactions that should be discussed in MD&A
• Identify methods to enhance the presentation of MD&A

Course Specifics

Course ID
1223591
Revision Date
April 26, 2022
Number of Pages
56
Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites.

Advanced Preparation

None

Compliance information

NASBA Provider Number: 103220

CMA Notice: Western CPE makes every attempt to maintain our CMA CPE library, to ensure a course meets your continuing education requirements please visit Insitute of Management Accountants (IMA)

Course Instructor

Kelen Camehl Headshot
Kelen Camehl, CPA, MBA

Kelen is a recognized author and reviewer of CPE courses and has authored over 85 courses (225+ CPE credit hours) covering a range of accounting, auditing, financial reporting, regulatory, and ethics topics.  His courses are available for purchase from many online CPE providers including the AICPA.  Kelen has also remained involved in CPA exam content development for nearly 10 years and has authored more than a thousand multiple choice questions for various sections of the CPA exam.  He also serves as an Editorial Advisor for the AICPA’s “Journal of Accountancy”. Kelen has over 15 years of progressive finance and accounting …

Kelen Camehl, CPA, MBA Read More »

Management’s Discussion & Analysis (MD&A) – What You Need to Know

Expert Instructors
CPE CREDITS
3 Credits: Accounting

$87.00$107.00

Clear