XBRL Foundation Certification Now Available
(1 May 2012) – XBRL International, Inc. is pleased to announce that its exclusive online training and examination program – the XBRL Foundation Certificate – is now available. Offered in partnership with ITpreneurs, a leading developer of highly innovative and advanced training solutions, the XBRL Foundation Certificate is a great chance for XBRL newcomers and experts alike to demonstrate their mastery of the fundamentals of this critical business tool.
The five learning modules in the XBRL Foundation Certificate take learners progressively through a curriculum designed to provide a solid foundational knowledge of the XBRL specification. The program covers a broad range of topics including a comparison of business reporting methods, the business requirements that drove the development of the XBRL Specification, the general architecture of XBRL, the specification’s main components and the basics of modeling for XBRL taxonomy development.
“XBRL International is committed to making sure that developers, adopters and solution providers have the knowledge they need to succeed,” said XBRL International CEO Tony Fragnito. “The XBRL Foundation Certification is a product of the expertise and knowledge of a group of highly experienced experts proficient in the many benefits available through of the adoption of XBRL”.
Please visit the XII website to learn more about the program, including pricing and curriculum details. There is also a course demo available to view.
The training and exam were created in partnership with XBRL implementation consultants Business Reporting Advisory Group and ITpreneurs.
“A high level of interest and demand during the pre-registration period is a reflection of the need for training and certification in this quickly growing segment,” said ITpreneurs CEO Sukhbir Jasuja. “We expect a broad range of learners from corporations, accounting firms, regulators and technology companies.”