XBRL Foundation

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When and Where?

Date: 15 May – 18 May 2017 Venue: Gaborone-Francistown-Maseru

What is this about?

This course has been developed for professionals who wish to become trained and certified in XBRL, the global electronic business reporting standard. The XBRL Foundation Training Course gives you the knowledge and confidence to make the right decisions when implementing and using XBRL taxonomies and tools. Equipped with this essential XBRL knowledge, you will be able to perform at a higher level in your job and help improve the overall performance of your organization.

Why should you enroll?

The XBRL Foundation course is a 40-hour course covering the essentials of XBRL and exploring it from a balanced business/technical perspective.

The course prepares learners to successfully adopt and manage XBRL implementation projects—helping them to achieve their full potential.

Designed to be an engaging experience for learners, this course provides them with the knowledge and confidence needed to make the right decisions when using XBRL taxonomies and tools. The course follows proven methods to promote learning, breaking down complex concepts into easily comprehensible portions. Learners are introduced to a broad picture of XBRL and are shown how this reporting standard can be leveraged to improve business and financial reporting.

What are the topics covered?

  • Evolution of XBRL and its advantages
  • Exploring of XML
  • Exploring of XBRL
  • Exploring Taxonomies
  • Building XBRL Taxonomies
  • Report Generation/Implementation of XBRL Taxonomies in financial data exchange

Credits Awarded

4 credits

What is the duration?

40 notional learning hours

Who should attend?

  • All personnel involved in managing the processes and technologies for automating business information, including consultants brought on board, should be trained and certified in XBRL. The XBRL Foundation training provides benefits for:
    • CFOs, Controllers, External Reporting Managers and Finance Staff members who have direct responsibility for implementing XBRL filing requirements
    • Analysts and investors who want to streamline their professional work
    • System architects, application designers and developers to facilitate solutions

Email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call +267 363 5406 for a customised annual training plan for 2017 at no extra cost.

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