Continuing Education Gets a Boost from the AccountingWEB Academy

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Online CPE provider, CPE Link and leading accounting publisher, AccountingWEB have joined forces to deliver continuing education via live webcast. Introducing the AccountingWEB Academy!

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Continuing education opportunities are abundant, but few pack the punch of what we’ve assembled in The AccountingWEB Academy

The Academy combines the convenience of online training delivered on the CPE Link platform with high-caliber speakers handpicked by AccountingWEB publisher Rob Nance. Rob says, “Continuing education opportunities are abundant, but few pack the punch of what we’ve assembled in The AccountingWEB Academy.” Many Academy speakers are also members of the Bloggers Crew on– sharing their expertise with blog readers.

The Academy curriculum features topics relevant for today’s practitioner. Currently, Excel training is very popular. 'We’ve got a dozen courses on different aspects of using Excel,' says CPE Link program director, Sue Anderson, 'and they all fill to capacity. What’s so hot about Excel? Many accountants have never received any formal Excel training. As a result, they are spending more time than necessary to get their work done and maybe even opening themselves up to potential errors. Looking to right the wrongs of being self-taught, accountants are now seeking Excel training.

The AccountingWEB Academy faculty features experienced and highly-rated webcast speakers. Spreadsheet experts, David Ringstrom, CPA and Christopher Wood, CPA teach sessions on Excel. Larry Perry, CPA focuses on compilation and review, topics related to doing efficient small audits, and basic staff training for audit procedures. Amy Vetter tackles technology related areas. Look for more speakers and webcasts scheduled for 2011.


Launched in 1999, AccountingWEB is a U.S.-based Web site and e-newsletter service with an opt-in membership of over 170,000 CPAs, accountants, CFOs, CEOs, and technology consultants throughout the United States. AccountingWEB also owns and operates Going Concern, an online tabloid covering the worlds of accounting and business finance; and USBusinessForums, a community-driven discussion and networking forum designed and maintained by small business owners.

The parent company of AccountingWEB, Sift Media, is headquartered in Bristol, United Kingdom. The combination of international resources allows and to reach over 450,000 accountants and financial personnel worldwide.

About CPE Link

CPE Link is a provider of online continuing professional education (CPE) for CPAs, EAs, CFPs and other financial professionals. Practitioners can choose from a broad curriculum of over 30 live webcast topics every month. CPE Link 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.


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