Event

IPEDS Finance Workshop

June 16-16, 2021
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June 16, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. ET

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.  

Learning Outcomes:
  • Demonstrate a general understanding of Higher Education Finance  
  • Understand the differences between GASB and FASB  
  • Overview of key accounting concepts  
  • Overview of General Purpose Financial Statements  
  • Introduction to the IPEDS Finance Survey  
  • Identify most common errors in the IPEDS Finance survey  
  • Identify where the IPEDS Finance data show up and how the data are used  
  • Reporting comparison challenges with the IPEDS Finance Data 
Pricing:

This workshop is available at no charge to participants. Funding for this workshop is provided by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

Note:

If you have any special needs addressed by the American with Disabilities Act, please contact the IPEDS Workshop Team at 850-385-4155 x2 or email ipedsworkshops@airweb.org.

Registration for this course closes June 14, 2021.

Program Name: IPEDS Workshops
Event Type(s): IPEDS Virtual Workshop
Event Topic: Finance
Experience Level: All
Length of Event: 3 hours
Date(s): June 16-16, 2021
Cutoff Date: Jun 14, 2021