2020 CPE Information for bbcon Finance Sessions

2020 CPE Credit Information for bbcon Finance Sessions

As part of our continuing commitment to providing high-quality continuing professional education, Blackbaud is a registered sponsor of the National Registry of CPE Sponsors—a program offered by the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA). This registry recognizes that our continuing professional education for accountants meets nationally recognized standards. 

Accountants are required by state governing boards to earn CPE credits to maintain and enhance their professional competence. As a registered sponsor, Blackbaud’s name and address are printed on a registry that is distributed to state boards of accountancy and made available to licensed accountants across the country. A link to Blackbaud’s website appears with our listing on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors on NASBA’s website, www.nasba.org.


What does this mean for you?

You may be eligible to receive CPE credits for successfully completing the bbcon 2020 listed sessions below. 

Each of the following sessions will be 50-minutes and equal to one CPE credit.

  • How Financial Edge NXT and Best Practices Can Help You Prevent Fraud
  • Blackbaud Financial Edge NXT - Tips & Tricks!
  • Track Your Cash and Keep it in Balance

How are the number of CPE credits determined? 

CPE credits are granted based on a 50-minute hour. Participants are eligible for one CPE credit for every 50 minutes of instruction attended.

Attendance, including length of time in the session, will be confirmed electronically by your presence in the virtual session. There is no sign up needed.


Is CPE credit automatically awarded after attendance is established?

CPE credit is not automatically awarded. Letters or certificates of completion are available upon successfully completing a class. Certificates will be issued within 4–6 weeks after bbcon via email from bbcon.cpe@blackbaud.comYou are responsible for submitting this information to the State Boards of Accountancy. Surveys for these sessions will also be provided with the certificates.

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

  • Attendance Policy: Course completion is based on completion of the entire course session. To be considered as Attended, individuals must attend and actively participate in 90% of the session. A course must be marked as Attended in order to earn Continuing Education credit for CPE (Continuing Professional Education) accreditation.
  • Delivery Methods: Group Internet based
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Advance Preparation: None
  • Field of Study: Information Technology – Technical
  • Refund Policy: N/A
  • Complaint Resolution Policy: Please email bbcon.cpe@blackbaud.com with any questions or concerns for breakout session CPE credits

Learning Objectives

  • How Financial Edge NXT and Best Practices Can Help You Prevent Fraud

In this session, attendees will learn real-life fraud scenarios through stories from customers on how they detected and prevented fraud at their organization.  Attendees will also learn how organizations can mitigate fraud using best practices and tools in FENXT like expense management, dashboards, business rules, and security settings.

  • Blackbaud Financial Edge NXT - Tips & Tricks!

Attendees will leave this session with a better understanding of productivity and collaboration features built into FENXT. Including items like Business Rules, Accounts Payable approval workflows, custom "sticky" filtering, dashboard creation, and using security groups to manage reporting.

  • Track Your Cash and Keep it in Balance

In this session, attendees will gain an understanding of system configuration to keep General Ledger and subsidiary ledgers in balance. Attendees will also review data entry practices to maintain their ledgers to stay in balance. Attendees will also learn about bank reconciliation considerations and how connecting to online bank feeds can help track their cash balance in real time.

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