Wilkes University

Continued Learning Accounting Seminars

Now offering seminars live in-person and live webinars!

Register online or to print your transcript on the Wilkes Continued Learning website.

Visit the Wilkes Continued Learning Website

Wilkes University is the premier provider
of Continuing Professional Education (CPE) coursework for accounting professionals in Northeastern Pennsylvania. Our Accounting Seminars offer a wide array of topics to keep you up-to-date on current tax law and satisfy PA licensing requirements for continuing education.

2020 Schedule - Live programs at The Woodlands Inn & Resort in Wilkes-Barre, PA

No in-person programs will be held in 2020.  Please scroll down to see our live webinar schedule.

Seminars are held from 1-5 PM unless indicated otherwise.

Below is the list of seminars currently scheduled - please check back for updates as some in-person programs may either be cancelled or switched to live webinars.

You can register online for the seminars on the Wilkes Continued Learning website or you can call the Center for Continued Learning at (800) WILKES-U, ext. 4460.
  Date Topic CPE Hours Cost
  May 28 - now live webinar Financial Analysis for Business Owners & Accountants


  July 23 - now live webinar Succession Planning Tax $65
  August 13 - now live webinar Ethics (for PA Accountants, not NJ or NY) Ethics $65
  September 17 - now live webinar LLCs Tax $65
  Live webinar on October 21 A& A Update  Accounting $65
  Live webinar Various Dates State Tax Update Tax $various
  Live webinar on December 9 Compilation & Review Accounting $65
  December 10 - now live webinar Federal Tax Update Tax $65

* This seminar will run from 8 AM-5 PM.  The fee of $155 includes lunch.  Pre-registration is required.  Registration deadline is October 30, 2020. 



2020 Schedule - Live Webinars
Selected programs are broadcast as live webinars using Zoom.  All times are listed in Eastern time.  More live webinars will be added soon.
Date Time Topic CPE Hours Cost
May 28 1-5 PM Financial Analysis for Business Owners & Accountants Accounting $50
June 11  1-5 PM Advanced Data Analysis in Spreadsheets & Databases for Accountants Other  $50
June 22 1-5 PM Eldercare Tax, Other $50
July 23 1-5 PM Succession Planning Tax $50
August 6 1-5 PM Business Statistics Other $50
August 13 1-5 PM Ethics (For PA accountants, not NJ or NY) Ethics $50
September 17 1-5 PM LLCs Update  Tax $50
October 21 1-5 PM A&A Update Accounting $50
*November 4 1-4 PM State Tax Update Part 1 Tax $37.50
*November 5 1-4 PM State Tax Update Part 2 Tax $37.50
December 9 1-5 PM Compilation & Review Accounting $50
December 10 1-5 PM Federal Tax Update Tax $50
*December 11 1-3 PM State Tax Update Part 3 Tax $25
* The 8 hour State Tax Update will be broken up into three separate webinars.  The November 4 and November 5 State Tax Updates will be held from 1-4 PM and will cost $37.50 each to attend. The topics on November 4 will be COVID Update AND Pass Through Entities/Desk Review and the Tax System 

Modernization. The topics on November 5 will be Individual Taxes (PIT/IT) and the Tax System Modernization AND Appeals.  The 3rd part, which will be held on December 11, will be 2 hours long and will include myPATH demos.

2020 Schedule - Self Study Programs
The following interactive individual study programs are accredited for PA Accountants:
Topic CPE Hours Cost

To register for the classes, you may go to our registration system by following the links throughwilkes.augusoft.net  There is now an “Accounting CPE Home Study” category where the classes are located.  Once you register, you will receive a confirmation email with login instructions.

To receive full credit for the class, you must view each video segment and answer the polling questions.  You do not have to answer the polling questions correctly.  However, you must receive a 70% or better on the final exam to receive credit.  If you score below a 70%, you may take the exam again after an hour.  You can take the exam as often as you need to until you pass, waiting an hour in-between each attempt.  Once you pass the final, you may complete the course evaluation and print your certificate.

If you have any questions about the programs, please email margaret.petty@wilkes.edu.  

In Person
Seminars are held at The Woodlands Inn & Resort, Highway 315, Wilkes-Barre. Most seminars run on Thursdays from 1:00pm-5:00pm. Cost: $65 per person; $60 Early Bird Discount (registration and payment must be received by the close of day of the Monday prior to the seminar.) Registrations may be made by telephone, mail or fax. Payment by check or credit card (Visa or MasterCard) will be accepted. 

Live Group Webinars

Participate from anywhere with our online accounting seminars. 
Classes are broadcast live using Zoom.  These seminars are reported as live, group study.

Home Study Programs
Earn CPE hours at your convenience with our home study programs.  The live webinars are recorded and available as seminars that you access where and when you want.  

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Credit will be given for a seminar in the same fiscal year if the cancellation is received 24 hours prior to the seminar.

Wilkes is accredited by the Pennsylvania State Board of Accountancy (PX-000676-L) and The State of New Jersey Board of Accountancy (as an accredited university).

Wilkes University is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA provider #127179) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have the final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.learningmarket.org