FICPA Continuing Education (CPE)

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Seminars, Conferences & In-Person CPE

 

Every year, the FICPA offers hundreds of in-person CPE events across the state. We make every effort to provide convenient, valuable and high-quality CPE programs while offering engaging networking opportunities to help you move forward. Go Forth and Learn!

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Seminars

 
Duration: 4–8 Hours / Format: In-Person

A typical FICPA seminar follows classroom-style programming, focuses on a single topic, is four to eight hours and is offered in multiple cities. These live events provide high quality CPE covering a broad range of topics at convenient locations. See seminars here.

Don’t forget to check out our Value-Priced CPE for the most economical opportunities! See Value-Priced Seminars here.

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Conferences

 
Duration: 1–2 Days / Format: In-Person

An FICPA conference follows an industry-focused agenda, is one to two days, occurs in a major city, offers up to 20 hours of CPE, and provides networking opportunities. Each year the FICPA schedules more than 20 conferences focusing on industries such as law, government, construction, and health care. Conferences are developed by a committee of your peers who strive to bring you the most current updates available from national and international speakers. See Conferences here.

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Shows

 
Duration: 3 or More Days / Format: In-Person

An FICPA show is a multi-day event that includes numerous CPE course tracks, networking opportunities, trade shows, exhibits and more. The FICPA hosts two shows each year.

Annual Accounting Show® – The Annual Accounting Show® is held in Fort Lauderdale each year and combines an exhibitor showcase featuring over 100 local and national vendors, the opportunity to earn more than 20 CPE credits and a social environment to enable networking with more than 1,000 CPAs and industry experts. Registration opens the end of June.

Mega CPE Conference – The Mega CPE Conference is the FICPA’s newest and most unique CPE experience. Mega is held in Orlando each summer, and offers labs, demonstrations, in-depth workshops as well as traditional classroom education. Get involved and enjoy the perfect bizcation with one-on-one speaker sessions, webcasts, roundtables, family-friendly excursions, unique networking opportunities and more.

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Chapter Events

 
Duration: 1–3 Hours / Format: In-Person

An FICPA chapter event offers the opportunity to network or earn CPE credits during a luncheon or happy hour. Events are held throughout the state, are hosted by one of 27 chapters, and are planned by your peers. See Chapter Events here.

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On-Site Customized Trainings

 
Duration: 1–8 Hours / Format: In-Person

An On-Site Customized Training event is tailored to your organization’s needs and is held at your location. The FICPA has partnered with the American Institute of CPAs and other providers to address the ever-changing needs of professionals. Together the FICPA and our partners provide core educational competency in technical skills, strategic and business management, leadership development, communications skills and ethics training. See On-Site Training Opportunities here.




LearnLinx CPE (Online and Self-Study CPE)

The FICPA is proud to announce our new original online and self-study CPE curriculum, LearnLinx CPE. Browse our courses to find great topics and speakers providing high-quality CPE, all available at your fingertips. With LearnLinx CPE, it is always the "Right Time. Right Place. Right Price."

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Live Webcasts/Webinars

Duration: 1–8 Hours / Format: Online Scheduled

An FICPA webcast is an interactive, live or facilitated replay broadcast featuring audio and video presented online at a scheduled time; complies with NASBA CPE standards; and is exam-free. An instructor will be available to answer discussion questions via email.

An FICPA webinar is an interactive, live or facilitated replay seminar; features online audio and presentation slides at a scheduled time; and is exam free. An instructor will be available to answer discussion questions via email. Get more information about Live Webcasts/Webinars here.

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OnDemand Courses

Duration: 1–4 Hours / Format: Online Available 24/7

FICPA OnDemand courses are available online 24/7 and feature original CPE in a variety of subjects. Stay on-the-move and up-to-date with OnDemand! You have the flexibility to choose when and where to study. All of our OnDemand courses are the same top-notch quality you have come to expect from the FICPA. Certificate of completion will be awarded after successfully passing the exam at the end of the course. OnDemand courses comply with NASBA QAS requirements. Get more information about OnDemand courses here.

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Print-Based Self-Study Training

Duration: 1–4 Hours / Format: Print-Based Available 24/7

Get the same convenience and flexibility you are looking for in a more traditional method. Choose from a selection of CPE courses available as a hardcopy manual delivered to your doorstep. Print-Based Self-Study training complies with NASBA QAS requirements. Get more information about Print-Based Self-Study here.



Ethics For Florida

More than ever, professional advisors are scrutinized for their ethics and standards of care. The FICPA Ethics course safeguards things that are precious to you – your reputation and career. Our Ethics course enhances decision-making ability, raises the bar on ethical behavior and provides key standards for performance excellence.

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Ethics

Duration: 1-4 hours / Multiple Formats Available

Choose from a variety of formats – from OnDemand to in-person – we’ve got the course to meet your needs! Our first-rate Ethics course is filled with national and Florida-mandated principles, case studies and frequently-asked questions. Whether you are in public practice, industry, government or education, we’ve got options for you.  Get more information about Ethics courses here.



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QAS

The Florida Institute of CPAs is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA), as a Quality Assurance Service sponsor of continuing professional education. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding QAS program sponsors may be submitted to NASBA through its website: www.learningmarket.org.