CPE Seminar

Charlotte | Cherry Bekaert Hosts the 2018  "One-Day MBA" Seminar

November 28, 2018


HR Update: What’s Happening in Raleigh & Washington

  • Kenny Colbert, President & CEO | The Employers Association

Program Description:

There were many changes in the HR world this year, and many more changes are on the horizon for 2019. The U.S. Department of Labor, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”), the NC Dept. of Revenue, the SC Dept. of Labor, and various state agencies have made changes—or proposed changes—to existing laws. How will these changes affect your organization?

Learning Objectives:

  • How will the new salary level for exempt employees affect your organization?
  • What should you do if an employee visits a state where recreational marijuana is legal and he or she partakes?
  • Should you make changes to your social media policies in your company handbook based upon the NLRB’s new guidelines?
  • Should you continue to ask an applicant about his or her salary history based on legislation in other states?

What’s New in the Nonprofit Tax World

  • Amanda Adams, Managing Director | Cherry Bekaert LLP

Program Description:

During this session, we will bring you up-to-date on the latest developments affecting nonprofit organizations from a tax perspective. In addition to covering all the changes affecting not-for-profits brought about by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (“TCJA”), we’ll highlight the subsequent guidance received as well as discuss how the industry is responding and adapting to the new rules. Topics will also include other guidance issued by the IRS, changes to information about not-for-profits provided on the IRS’ website, and updates to the IRS’ strategic plans.

Learning Objectives:

  • List provisions of the TCJA to determine which impact their organization.
  • Describe how the not-for-profit industry is responding to the changes brought about by the TCJA.
  • Analyze whether there are any other changes at the IRS or in recently issued guidance that affect their organization.

Not-for-Profit Accounting & Auditing Update

  • Matthew Socha, Partner | Cherry Bekaert LLP

Program Description:

This course is designed to provide not-for-profit CFOs, controllers, and other professionals with a broad update on new and potential accounting pronouncements issued by the FASB that will or may have a potential impact on not-for-profit entities.

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize recently issued ASU’s and their impact on NFPs.
  • Review various illustrative examples to give a better picture of the proposed changes.
  • Review pending exposure drafts and their potential impact on NFPs.

Trust Me, I’m a Skeptic

  • Jonathan Kraftchick, Managing Director | Cherry Bekaert LLP   

Program Description:

Over time, it is easy to allow professional skepticism to slip. As we get more comfortable with those we work with, the standards we adhere to and the stability of ongoing relationships, it becomes more and more difficult to remain professionally skeptical. From statistics to psychology, this session will go over the importance of maintaining our skepticism and tips for how to remain that way.

Learning Objectives:

  • List the six ways published by the PCAOB to becoming more skeptical.
  • Increase awareness of common biases that tend to sneak up on most accountants.

Business Intelligence for Nonprofits

  • Dan Hulen, Senior Manager | THInc.IT

Program Description:

Data is growing exponentially, making it possible to glean insights in new ways. Learn how you can unlock your data to drive real insights into your operating procedures, allocation of funds, and the impact of programs. We will provide a demo in a Business Intelligence platform discussing how you can now easily visualize your data, collaborate with others, share insights, and make better decisions to accelerate your mission.

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize areas where you can improve your organization’s use of data.
  • Understand the tools available to better visualize your data.
  • Describe the benefits of Business Intelligence.

CPE Accreditation

Prerequisites | None          
Advanced Preparation | None
Recommended Hours of CPE | 8 Hours*
Deliver Method | Group Live
Program Level | Beginner
CPE Category | Accounting & Auditing, Behavioral Ethics, Business Management & Organization, Information Technology, Personnel/HR, Taxes

CPE Sponsors Logo*Cherry Bekaert is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website. | www.learningmarket.org

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  • Course outline
  • Course content and handouts
  • Sign in sheets
  • Dates and locations of training courses
  • Instructor credentials
  • Course evaluations
  • CPE certificates stating amount of recommended CPE credit

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