2 Credits: Accounting
This course provides an overview of the accounting and reporting requirements with respect to segment reporting. The accounting and reporting guidance related to segment reporting is prescribed by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) in ASC Topic 280. This course focuses on topics such as the identification of the chief operating decision maker (CODM), the determination of operating segments, and the determination of reportable segments. This course also provides information on disclosure requirements as well as illustrative examples of segment disclosures for companies in different industries.
Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:
- Identify key characteristics of operating segments
- Recognize characteristics of the entity’s chief operating decision maker
- Identify the quantitative thresholds used for reportable segments
- Recognize disclosure requirements for reportable segments as well as entity-wide disclosures
May 24, 2023
There are no prerequisites.
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