CPE Information for bbcon Finance Sessions

 

*Please Note: Due to NASBA requirements, CPE credits will only be available for attendees who joined the live session broadcast during bbcon 2021 virtual. Individuals watching the on-demand session recordings will not be eligible for CPE credits. We apologize for any inconvenience.

CPE Credit Information for bbcon 2021 Virtual 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 2021 virtual listed sessions below. 
Each of the following sessions will be equal to one CPE credit.

  • Blackbaud Financial Edge NXT Accounts Receivable - Deep Dive ǀ 10/13 @ 1:30 PM E
  • Implementing Blackbaud Purchase Cards! ǀ 10/14 @ 12 PM ET
  • Managing a Successful Blackbaud Financial Edge NXT Project (It’s About People!) ǀ 10/14 @ 3 PM ET
  • Partnerships in Grantmaking Using Blackbaud Financial Edge NXT® and Blackbaud Grantmaking ǀ 10/15 @ 12 PM ET
  • Creating Your Best Practice Guide for Blackbaud Financial Edge NXT® ǀ 10/15 @ 12 PM ET
  • Managing Cash Flow in Uncertain Times ǀ 10/15 @ 1:45 PM ET

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  [email protected]You 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 [email protected] with any questions or concerns for breakout session CPE credits

Learning Objectives

Blackbaud Financial Edge NXT Accounts Receivable Deep Dive

Participants will walk away with:

  • An understanding of the new receivables offerings
  • How this integrates into the larger Financial Edge NXT strategy
  • Tips and tricks to maximize efficiency

    Implementing Blackbaud Purchase Cards

    Participants will learn:

    • How Blackbaud purchasing cards could streamline your processes for both your accounting and entire staff
    • How simple and easy the implementation process is
    • In Expense Management, how to set workflows, user settings, approval rules
    • What to do after approvals are done, including turning the charge into an invoice, posting and then the monthly reconciliation process

    Managing a Successful Blackbaud Financial Edge NXT Project (It’s About People!)

    Participants will:

    • Learn who should be involved in their project
    • Learn how to develop an effective training plan for end users
    • Learn how to prepare their various stakeholders for a successful go live through effective communication and expectation setting

    Partnerships in Grantmaking Using Blackbaud Financial Edge NXT and Blackbaud Grantmaking

    Participants will walk away with:

    • Best practices for using both Blackbaud Grantmaking and Financial Edge NXT 
    • Staff partnerships that drive impact
    • Workflow tips for clean data

    Creating Your Best Practice Guide for Blackbaud Financial Edge NXT

    Participants will walk away with:

    • What items to have in your guide
    • What items to never include 
    • How to tailor it to your organization and some best practices we have defined for the system

    Managing Cash Flow in Uncertain Times

    Participants will learn:

    • How to build a cash flow forecast; what revenue, expenses, and other items to include
    • How to account for multi-year revenue and other non-typical or inconsistent inflows and outflows
    • At least three metrics to review monthly to assess your organization’s financial health