CE/CPE Course Information

Preparation of a Statement of Cash Flows

CPE Credits: 4
Subject Area: Accounting and Auditing
Field of Study: Accounting
Program Level: Overview
Lesson Version: 18-1
Publication/Revision Date: March 16, 2018
Prerequisites/Advanced Preparation: None
Written By: Michael Kustanovich, CPA

Learning
Objectives
After completing this course, you will be able to
  • Distinguish between cash flows from operating, investing, and financing activities
  • Recognize items that should be included in cash and cash equivalents
  • Prepare a statement of cash flows under the indirect method
  • Prepare a statement of cash flows under the direct method
  • Recognize the main differences between U.S. GAAP and IFRS in relation to the presentation of a statement of cash flows.

    This course was reviewed on March 23, 2020, and no updates or revisions were deemed necessary.

Course Topics
  1. Introduction
  2. Definitions
  3. Direct and Indirect Methods of Presenting Operating Cash Flows
  4. Worksheet Preparation (Indirect Method)
  5. Differences between U.S. GAAP and IFRS

This self-study course consists of an Audiovisual presentation or a 20-question True/False Introductory quiz, a Knowledge Transfer Outline with multiple-choice questions for study and review, and a Qualified Assessment of 20 questions.

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