This course provides an overview of global XBRL adoption, with specific focus on some of the major existing XBRL programs.

Each of the XBRL use cases discussed highlights one key feature of XBRL and how it benefits users, whether within a compliance program or for internal efficiency purposes. These cases will help you understand the overall value proposition of XBRL from a very practical viewpoint.

Cases include:

  • Highlights from key global SBRL projects
  • Financial services regulators in the US
  • US SEC
  • US DATA Act
  • Brazil treasury SICONFI project
  • XBRL convergence in Canada
  • XBRL and tax
Learning Objectives
  • Explore the current state of XBRL adoption worldwide.
  • Explore practical examples of key XBRL features, analyzed in the context of major global XBRL programs
  • Recognize the use of XBRL within the corporate information system to facilitate key processes such as management reporting, creation of KPI dashboards and scorecards, auditing and data monitoring.
Last updated/reviewed: March 7, 2024
Course Complexity: Intermediate

No advanced preparation or prerequisites are required for this course. Previous completion of the course Introduction to XBRL would be helpful.

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 .
Instructor for this course
Course Syllabus
  Introduction to How XBRL Is Used Globally2:19
  Global XBRL Adoption 4:10
Key Global XBRL Projects
  Highlights from Key Global XBRL Projects 13:17
  Financial Services Regulators in the US3:24
  US Securities and Exchange Commission 8:20
  US DATA Act3:17
  Brazil Treasury SICONFI Project11:33
  Brazil Treasury SICONFI Project Demo14:59
  XBRL Convergence in Canada5:28
  XBRL and Tax9:05
  What Makes an XBRL Project Successful 6:15
Continuous Play
  How XBRL Is Used Globally1:22:06
  Slides: How XBRL Is Used GloballyPDF
  How XBRL Is Used Globally Glossary/IndexPDF