Continuing Education

The Williamson College of Business Administration is currently offering the following seminars to enhance your skills, and continue your education. Click the drop-down menu to see a list of courses, and to register: Accounting Seminars Sharpen your accounting skills with any of these five seminars offered at Youngstown State University.

  • Accounting Seminars

    Sharpen your accounting skills with any of these five seminars offered at Youngstown State University. All seminars (registration page) are $199.00

    Youngstown CPE Day - POSTPONED

    Williamson College of Business Administration/Youngstown State University

    221 North Hazel Street, Youngstown, OH

    This annual full day conference provides CPA's, enrolled agents, and tax preparers with concurrent sessions, focusing on hot issues concerning tax law and tax regulations; accounting and auditing topics, ethics; and management/technology. The seminar provides 8 hours of CPE credit approved by the Accountancy Board of Ohio and Pennsylvania. There are also many opportunities to network with other accounting/finance professionals.

    Registration must be made at the YSU website.

    Parking is available in the M30 parking deck on Wick Avenue.

    Youngstown Institute on Taxation - POSTPONED

    Williamson College of Business Administration/Youngstown State University

    221 North Hazel Street, Youngstown, OH

    The Tax Institute is designed for practicing accountants, enrolled agents, and tax preparers who want to stay current and knowledgeable on tax regulations and laws including the new section 199A. The seminar provides 8 hours of CPE credit approved by the Accountancy Board of Ohio and Pennsylvania. There are also many opportunities to network with other accounting/finance professionals.

    Registration must be made on the YSU Website.

    CPE certificates will be distributed at the end of the conference.

    Youngstown Governmental & Not-for-Profit Update

    Join the Williamson College of Business Administration at YSU for the Youngstown Governmental & Not-for-Profit Update on Thursday, October 22 and Friday, October 23 from 8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. The seminar will be held virtually on two different dates. The sessions will cover areas of accounting and auditing for governmental and not-for profit organizations. The accounting pronouncements include those from the Financial Accounting Standards Board and the Government Accounting Standards Board. The auditing standards include the AICPA’s Auditing Standards Board pronouncements, the Government Accountability Office’s Government Auditing Standards, and the Uniform Guidance, which includes the Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards.

    Seminar leader, Daniel Bradley, CPA, is a principal with the regional certified public accounting firm of Young, Oakes, Brown & Co. P.C. in Altoona Pennsylvania. He has extensive experience in performing audits of governmental and not-for-profit organizations subject to the Single Audit Act and the Uniform Guidance. In addition, he has extensive experience dealing with entities (governmental units, not-for-profit organizations, and for-profit organizations) subject to the requirements of Government Auditing Standards. He has authored various CPE courses that have been used throughout the United States.  He has been awarded AICPA Outstanding CPE Presenter in two of the last four years.

    • Seminar will be held virtually on both dates
    • Conference runs from 8:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. on both October 22 and October 23, 2020
    • Registration: Online at Tax Seminars for $199.00 for both October sessions
    • Approved for 4 credits of CPE for Ohio and Pennsylvania for each of the two sessions (total 8 hours for both sessions) by IRS for CPAs, Enrolled Agents and Tax Preparers
    • Call the Office of the Dean at 330-941-3064 for additional information

    Ysu Annual Tax Update

    November 5 and 6, 2020

    Two-Part VIRTUAL Program

    Seminar speaker:  Don Cooley

    Don Cooley is a tax Partner with Cotner, Cooley & Clark, specializing in tax planning for business owners and high net worth individuals. He is a three time Outstanding Instructor Award Winner for Surgent CPA , having taught hundreds of CPAs and attorneys in 32 states on business, individual and estate tax strategies.  Don is also an adjunct professor at Ohio University. 

    The YSU Annual Tax Update is a fast-paced, two-day course covering the latest developments in taxation with an emphasis on real world applications. This seminar is designed for practicing accountants, enrolled agents, and tax preparers who want to stay current and knowledgeable on tax regulations and laws. Topics covered include tax law changes, evaluation of court decisions, IRS notices, revenue rulings, and revenue procedures and their impact on tax planning and compliance; and the review of IRS audit issues and pending legislation. The seminar provides 8 hours of CPE credit approved by the Accountancy Bard of Ohio and Pennsylvania.

    Registration must be made at YSU website using this link.

    Seminar will be held virtually on both dates Conference runs from 8:30 a.m. until 12 noon on both November 5 and November 6, 2020 Registration: Online at Tax Seminars for $199 for both November sessions. There is no discounted fee. Approved for 4 credits of CPE for Ohio and Pennsylvania for each of the two sessions (total 8 hours for both sessions) by IRS for CPAs and Tax Preparers Call the Office of the Dean at 330-941-3064 for additional information


     

    YSU Accounting & Auditing Update

    Wednesday, December 9th, 2020 and Thursday, December 10, 2020

    8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

    Two-Part VIRTUAL Program

    Seminar Speaker:  Mike Hamilton, CPA 

    The YSU Accounting & Auditing Update is a comprehensive course that covers relevant pronouncements, exposure drafts, and other guidance recently issued in the accounting, auditing, review, and compilation arenas. Information on auditing, accounting concepts, trends, and rulings affecting public and private sectors will also be covered.

    • Registration: Online at www.ysu.edu/taxseminars for $199.00 for both December sessions
    • Approved for 4 credits of CPE for Ohio and Pennsylvania for each of the two sessions (total 8 hours for both sessions) by IRS for CPAs and Tax Preparers
    • Call the Office of the Dean at 330-941-3064 for additional information