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Total Credits: 4 including 4 Accounting (Governmental) - Technical

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Accounting and Auditing |  ACPEN Industry Institute |  Yellow Book
Melisa F. Galasso
Course Levels:
4 Hour
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This course reviews accounting standards issued by the Government Accounting Standards Board (GASB) that have been recently issued as well as those that will be effective in the near future. In addition to reviewing the standards, we will also focus on implementation strategies and challenges. Finally, we will turn our attention to the future by discussing GASB’s current projects and exposure drafts.

Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives
  • Describe the impact of newly issued and recently effective standards on governmental accounting
  • Identify proposed changes that may occur in the future

Major Subjects
  • Accounting
  • Accounting standards issued by the Government Accounting Standards Board (GASB)
  • GASB’s current projects and exposure drafts

Course Materials


Melisa F. Galasso's Profile

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Founder and CEO

Galasso Learning Solutions LLC

Melisa Galasso is the founder and CEO of Galasso Learning Solutions LLC. A CPA with nearly 20 years of experience in the accounting profession, Melisa designs and facilitates courses in advanced technical acconting and auditing topics, including not-for-profit and governmental accounting. She also supports essential professional development, audit level training, and train the trainer efforts. Melisa is a Certified Professional in Talent Development (CPTD) and has earned the Association for Talent Development Master Trainer™ designation. Her passion for instructional design and adult learning techniques is one of the differentiators that set her apart from other CPE providers. Within the industry, Melisa serves on the FASB’s Not-for-Profit Advisory Committee (NAC), AICPA Council, and the VSCPA’s Board of Directors. She previously served on the AICPA’s Technical Issues Committee (TIC) and is a past-Chair of the NCACPA’s A&A committee. Melisa also authors the AICPA’s State and Local Government Guide and serves as a SME for the Center for Plain English Accounting.



Wed, Dec 15, 2021 - 12:00pm to 03:44pm MST
Wed, Jan 12, 2022 - 11:00am to 02:44pm MST
Mon, Jan 31, 2022 - 09:00am to 12:44pm MST
Tue, Feb 01, 2022 - 01:00pm to 04:44pm MST
Fri, Feb 11, 2022 - 07:00am to 10:44am MST
Thu, Mar 10, 2022 - 05:00pm to 08:44pm MST
Mon, Mar 28, 2022 - 09:00am to 12:44pm MDT
Thu, Apr 14, 2022 - 01:00pm to 04:44pm MDT
Wed, Apr 27, 2022 - 07:00am to 10:44am MDT
Fri, May 06, 2022 - 11:00am to 02:44pm MDT
Wed, May 18, 2022 - 09:00am to 12:44pm MDT

Additional Info

Basic Course Information

Advanced Preparation


Designed For

Practitioners and members in industry responsible for accounting and financial reporting for governmental entities.

Original Recording Date


Yellow Book


Course Developer

Galasso Learning Solutions

Date Added to Catalog

3/31/2021 Updated 


Prior experience with accounting for governmental entities.

Additional Information

Complaint Resolution Policy

Please contact Anne Taylor for any complaints., (972-377-8199). 

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:

Instructional Delivery Method

Group Internet Based

Course Registration Requirements

Online Registration

Refund/Cancellation Policy

Please contact the ACPEN help desk 1-877-602-9877 or if you wish to cancel your attendance for a previously purchased webcast and are requesting a refund or transfer. 



Overall:      4.7

Total Reviews: 55


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