The Essential GAAP Update (2018) (UPDATED!)

The regulatory landscape is constantly evolving, and your knowledge must be, too. This two-day program is among the best ways for financial accounting professionals to stay up to speed on emerging developments from the FASB, SEC and other regulators. An interactive classroom experience helps participants walk away with knowledge of the new guidance as well as strategies for issues impacting implementation.

The program covers details of recent and proposed guidance, explores important issues impacting implementation, and presents strategies for applying new accounting and reporting standards in various types of companies.

11/15-11/16/2018 Houston
12/5-12/6/2018 New York
CPE Credit:
$1,795 **

Venue and Hotel Details


The program covers hot topics, issues and trends in accounting and reporting. Regularly updated throughout the year as new developments occur, sample subject matter includes:
  • A series of scenario-based practice issues highlighting accounting and reporting issues resulting from recent economic trends and events
  • Reminders about standards becoming effective in 2018
  • A look ahead to standards becoming effective in 2019 and beyond
  • Spotlights on practice issues and implementation issues resulting from the recently issued "Big 3" standards: revenue from contracts with customers, financial instruments, and leases
  • Insights on current accounting and reporting issues as identified by regulators, including SEC and PCAOB

Program Details

Prerequisite:   Basic knowledge of U.S. GAAP
Preparation:   None
Level of Knowledge:   Update
Field of Study:   Accounting
Delivery Method:   Group Live, Instructor-Led Course

Course Leaders

GAAP Dynamics, a training firm that provides tailored and engaging learning solutions to companies and accounting firms worldwide. Their passion for making accounting understandable and their extensive industry knowledge combine to create a uniquely effective learning experience. They make accounting fun!

Course Testimonials

"KPMG Exec Ed trainings are a great way to get value and CPE credits." – Chief Accounting Officer, Public Telecommunications Company

  • Register Early and Save!*
    Reserve your seat in any session before midnight on October 15, 2018 and apply coupon code FALL18WEBSITE at checkout to receive $100 off the purchase price.
  • Attend Any 2 Executive Education Courses Per Person and Save!*
    Apply coupon code COMBO300 at checkout to receive $300 off the combined purchase price.

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  • Discounts Available for Groups of 3 or More!*
    For more information, call 201-505-6062 or email

* Discounts cannot be combined and must be applied at time of initial registration.

** Tuition price includes daily breakfast, lunch, and morning and afternoon refreshments.

If you have previously attended this course, you may not be eligible for CPE credits. Please contact KPMG Executive Education to confirm your eligibility.