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Listening to the Statement of Cash Flows: Fundamentals and Analytical Techniques

Total Credits: 2 including 2 Accounting - Technical

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ACPEN Industry Institute |  Accounting and Auditing
Chris Harper
Course Levels:
2 Hours
Access for 30 day(s) after program date.

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This course will allow you to get reacquainted with the statement of cash flows. We will refresher your skills regarding both the preparation and utilization of the statement of cash flows. Significant emphasis will be placed on the informational role of the statement of cash flows and insights that can be obtained using the statement of cash flows in concert with the other elements of a company’s accrual-basis financial statements.


Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives
  • Understand what factors allowed certain frauds to occur
  • Recognize what internal controls may have prevented the frauds
  • Consider application of these lessons to circumstances you encounter in your professional endeavorRecall major elements of the statement of cash flows
  • Identify the two broad methods for preparing the statement of cash flows
  • Perform certain calculations for preparing both the indirect and direct statements of cash flows
  • Use the statement of cash flows as part of financial statement analysis

Major Subjects
  • Preparation of the statement of cash flows
  • Importance of identifying sources and uses of cash in financial reporting
  • Financial statement analysis
  • Cash-related financial statement disclosures

Course Materials


Chris Harper's Profile

Chris Harper Related seminars and products

Chris has been serving the tax and accounting needs of individuals and closely-held businesses since 1998. As a frequent speaker, he has taught a variety of continuing education courses for several state CPA societies. Chris is frequently interviewed by media outlets on a variety of financial, tax, and accounting topics.


Mon, Apr 10, 2023 - 12:00pm to 01:52pm MDT
Tue, Apr 18, 2023 - 02:00pm to 03:52pm MDT
Tue, Apr 25, 2023 - 08:00am to 09:52am MDT
Fri, May 05, 2023 - 10:00am to 11:52am MDT
Tue, May 09, 2023 - 05:00pm to 06:52pm MDT
Sat, May 13, 2023 - 12:00pm to 01:52pm MDT
Wed, Jul 19, 2023 - 12:00pm to 01:52pm MDT

Additional Info

Basic Course Information

Advanced Preparation None
Course Developer

Van Der Aa Tax Ed, LLC

Designed For
  • CPAs in public practice or members in industry who desire a renewed perspective regarding the statement of cash flows

Yellow Book No
Original Recording Date


  • Basic working knowledge of financial statements

Date Added to Catalog 02/01/2022

Additional Information

Complaint Resolution Policy Please contact Anne Taylor for any complaints., (972-377-8199).
Course Registration Requirements Online Registration
Instructional Delivery Method Group Internet Based
Official Registry Statement Business Professionals' Network, Inc. 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:
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Overall:      4.6

Total Reviews: 56


Ivan M - El Paso, Texas

"A good perspective on function of cf statement"

Fang X

"One of the best CPE classes. Very well done!"

John M - Virginia Beach, Virginia

"Excellent course. Chris Harper obviously knows the subject and presents it very clearly and in a logical manner."

Neil D - Pensacola, Florida

"Great, simple course. "

Margaret Kearns M

"Good refresher of the direct method as I haven't seen it since I was in school."

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