AIR/Wisconsin College and Universities Finance Training for IR Professionals

Item Code: WKS_IPEDS_WISC_FINANCE_IR_PROF


Date: 02/05/2020

AIR/Wisconsin College and Universities Finance Training for IR Professionals


This workshop is designed for IR professionals who have no training in finance or accounting, and focuses on a general understanding of higher education finance with an overview of where, how, and why IPEDS Finance data are used. Topics include an introduction to higher education finance; Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) vs. Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB); key accounting concepts; a review of general purpose financial statements and how they relate to the IPEDS Finance survey; and reporting comparison challenges. Exercises provide participants with experience completing the IPEDS Finance survey and benchmarking with commonly used finance variables.
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