Enterprise Applications & Architecture

Extensible Business Reporting Language Part 2: Taxonomy Building & Coding (Core Technologies)

Course Overview
The Extensible Business Reporting Language, or XBRL, is a language that enables the electronic communication of financial data. XBRL has truly revolutionized business financial reporting around the globe. XBRL offers an opportunity for IT professionals to closely align with their business colleagues; working jointly to solve reporting problems and issues well before financial reports are filed with government entities.

This three-part WatchIT, Core Technologies series, features educator and XBRL expert, Thomas Tribunella. Mr. Tribunella is a Certified Public Accountant and an associate professor at the State University of New York's, Oswego campus. The first program in the series provided an overview of XBRL and discussed its impact on IT. In this program, part 2, we'll examine XBRL taxonomy building and coding. The final program, part three, explores using XBRL with spreadsheets and other systems.

Track: Core Technologies
Technical insights and the underlying concepts of essential technologies

Learning Objectives:

Upon successful completion of this segment, you should be able to:

  • Understand the XBRL and taxonomy theory
  • Explain a taxonomy organization
  • Identify XBRL coding
  • Understand tagging the domain information

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Thomas Tribunella - Presenter
Thomas Tribunella earned his PhD at the State University of New York at Albany, MBA at the Rochester Institute of Technology, BBA at Niagara University, and is a Certified Public Accountant in New York State. He has been teaching, writing, and consulting for over 20 years. Dr. Tribunella has published over 35 journal articles, case studies, book chapters, and conference proceedings. He has also won four best paper awards at academic conferences. His teaching and research interests are in the field of Accounting Information Systems.

Software & Hardware Requirements:

  • 56k or Greater Internet Connection
  • Adobe Acrobat® Reader for the .pdf files
  • Adobe® Flash® Player 8 or higher
  • Modern DHTML Compatible Browser
  • Ram: 256 MB minimum
  • Sound card with speakers/headphones
  • Windows or Mac OS

Price (USD)

Standard Rate: $29.00
Subscribers: $29.00
Pillsbury U Online: $29.00
Metro State Univ: $29.00


Course Code : WIT-1839

Course Level : N/A

Passing Grade : 70%
Format Type : eLearning

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