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Nonprofit virtual learning portal

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RSM's virtual learning portal provides access to on-demand webcasts and educational content for the nonprofit industry. Earn CPE credit on your schedule and get insights on opportunities and issues affecting nonprofits.

On-demand CPE sessions include:

  • Nonprofit accounting update
  • Re-imagining your nonprofit’s business operations
  • I-LEAD inclusive leadership: Creating greater equity and understanding
  • Federal grants management update
  • Demystifying misconceptions about the employee retention credit

Access the nonprofit virtual learning portal.

Descriptions of the sessions are included below.


Title: Nonprofit accounting update
CPE Credit: One CPE credit will be issued to eligible participants
Duration:  59 minutes
Field of study: Accounting
Who should attend: Nonprofit CFOs, controllers and other nonprofit finance and accounting professionals

Between implementing significant new accounting standards and grappling with the COVID-19 pandemic, nonprofit finance professionals have had their hands full. During this session, we take stock of the lessons learned from the past year and prepare for the new accounting challenges nonprofits will face in the near future. 

This presentation will cover accounting considerations related to: 

  • Accounting for revenue 
  • Impact of COVID-19 on financial reporting 
  • Preparing for the “new” lease standard 
  • In-kind donations 
  • Functional cost allocations 

Learning objectives
By the end of this presentation, participants will be able to: 

  • Articulate recent accounting updates and describe their potential effect on nonprofit organizations 
  • Discuss lessons learned from the adoption of new standards related to revenue 
  • Explain the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on financial reporting 
  • Describe how to plan for changes required by the lease accounting standards

Title: Re-imagining your nonprofit’s business operations
Duration: 60 minutes
CPE credit: One CPE credit will be issued to eligible participants
Field of study: Finance
Who should attend:
 CEOs, chief financial officers, chief operating officers and leaders at nonprofit organizations

In order to stay nimble in today’s evolving environment, nonprofits need connectivity and transparency across all aspects of the organization as well as the ability to forecast trends and make informed decisions. 

This on-demand webcast covers characteristics of a high-performing nonprofit business operation as well as leading practices for increasing efficiency and effectiveness in the following areas:

  • Integrated strategic and financial planning 
  • Data analytics and scenario planning
  • Finance and accounting functions   

Learning objectives:
By the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:

  • Explain finance’s role in strategic and financial planning
  • Discuss how leveraging technology can improve budgeting and forecasting  
  • Describe staffing and resourcing solutions to meet business operations needs 

Title: I-LEAD Inclusive Leadership: Creating greater equity and understanding
CPE credit: One CPE credit will be issued to eligible participants
Duration:  65 minutes
Field of study: Behavioral ethics
Who should attend: CEOs, CFOs, HR and other leaders of nonprofit organizations 

Inclusive leadership begins with "I." Great leaders know how to leverage culture, diversity and inclusion as an asset for personal, team and organization success. Fundamentals of inclusive leadership allow us to think differently about talent retention and advancement and launch a journey from awareness, understanding and application of inclusive principles to the integration and sustainable behaviors of true inclusivity.

This presentation will cover the I-LEAD model for inclusive leadership and the skills and behaviors of igh-performing leaders.

Learning objectives
By the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the I-LEAD model for assessing inclusive leadership and action.
  • List key terms, concepts and defining principles of diversity, equity and inclusion.
  • Discuss new organizational behavior frameworks and maturity models for the successful practice of inclusion.
  • Explain the business case for achieving an inclusive culture, including why inclusion can help drive positive business results.
  • Describe actions that can be used to drive change, address bias, and mentor, sponsor and lead diverse teams.

Title: Demystifying misconceptions about the employee retention credit
CPE credit: One CPE credit will be issued to eligible participants
Duration: 57 minutes
Field of study: Taxes
Who should attend: CEOs, chief financial officers, tax professionals and leaders at nonprofit organizations

Many tax-exempt organizations experienced disruptions in their operations due to COVID-19. The employee retention credit (ERC) is designed to provide targeted relief to organizations that have been financially or operationally affected by the pandemic. While legislative changes expanded the potential candidates for the credit, navigating the rules can be complex. This session debunks common misconceptions that prevent eligible organizations from exploring the ERC.

Learning objectives:
By the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:

  • Describe eligibility requirements for the ERC
  • Discuss the elements of qualified wages
  • Identify common misconceptions about the employee retention credit (ERC)
  • Explain the interplay between the Payment Protection Program and the ERC
  • Discuss how to claim the ERC

Title: Federal grants management update
CPE credit: 1.5 CPE credits will be issued to eligible participants 
Duration: 93 minutes
Who should attend: Nonprofit executives whose organizations are recipients of typical federal award programs

Learn more about current developments in grants management and their potential effect on nonprofit federal award recipients.

During this session, we will cover:

  • COVID-19 federal relief funding—single audit implications
  • 2021 OMB Compliance Supplement and related addendum
  • Planned revisions to Uniform Guidance
  • Common findings under compliance audits
  • Other hot topics in the area of grants management

Learning objectives
By the end of this presentation, participants will be able to: 

  • Describe the various federal assistance programs provided for COVID-19 relief and possible audit implications
  • Discuss current developments in grants management
  • Describe key changes affecting Uniform Guidance and the 2021 Compliance Supplement
  • Distinguish the most common areas of federal award noncompliance as cited by auditors

CPE credit available
RSM US LLP is pleased to offer 1.0 CPE credit for attending the Nonprofit accounting update,  I-LEAD Inclusive Leadership: Creating greater equity and understanding, Demystifying misconceptions about the employee retention credit and Re-imagining your nonprofit's business operations webcast, and 1.5 credit for the Federal grants management webcast. To qualify, you must log in to the webcast and provide your first name, last name and email address. You must answer 75% of practice questions and complete the final exam with 70% accuracy. Group CPE is not available. For more information regarding administrative policies, such as refunds, cancellations and complaints, please contact us.

RSM US LLP 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 the final authority on the acceptance of individual course for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org.

Advance preparation: None | Program level: Basic (Federal grants management - Intermediate) | Prerequisites: None | Delivery method: Virtual on-demand