This course provides a basic overview of goodwill impairment testing. The accounting and reporting requirements related to goodwill are prescribed by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) in ASC Topic 350-20.

This course focuses on the subsequent measurement requirements including the accounting alternative allowed for certain eligible entities. This course also addresses briefly describes the disclosure requirements for goodwill and is current through the issuance of ASU 2019-06.

Learning Objectives
  • Recognize overall characteristics of goodwill impairment testing.
  • Discover and differentiate between the qualitative and quantitative test of goodwill impairment.
  • Identify key characteristics of the accounting alternative for goodwill.
  • Recognize the key disclosure requirements for goodwill and goodwill impairment losses.
Last updated/reviewed: March 24, 2024
7 Reviews (41 ratings)

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Member's Profile
This is a great introduction to goodwill impairment, especially for those people who want the foundation of goodwill impairments.

5
Anonymous Author
Thorough course on goodwill impairment and the steps a company must take in order to appropriately account for the transaction.

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Anonymous Author
Text based course with good and thorough teaching materials. Got a lot out of the course.

5
Anonymous Author
Good review of what happens when goodwill is impaired after an acquisition.

5
Member's Profile
Good course. Had not realized that it would be so helpful.

5
Anonymous Author
Good outline/pdf with goodwill impairment basics provided.

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Anonymous Author
Good summary of current goodwilll impairment guidance.

Prerequisites
Course Complexity: Foundational

No advanced preparation or prerequisites are required for this course.

Education Provider Information
Company: Illumeo, Inc., 75 East Santa Clara St., Suite 1215, San Jose, CA 95113
Contact: For more information regarding this course, including complaint and cancellation policies, please contact our offices at (408) 400- 3993 or send an e-mail to .
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Course Syllabus
SUPPORTING MATERIAL
  Goodwill Impairment Basics PDF
REVIEW AND TEST
  REVIEW QUESTIONSquiz
 FINAL EXAMexam