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Create an XBRL filing that will make Mom proud (if she's a CPA)


Workiva supports Inline XBRL 

July 27, 2012

How do you design a high-quality XBRL filing? WebFilings University presents Course 3 in the series of XBRL trainings. This course focuses on improving the overall quality of your filing through education on the US GAPP Taxonomy, and works through many real-world examples of evaluating concept choices. After completing this training course, you should:

  • Have an improved capability for analyzing financial reports with the objective of representing them with the US GAAP taxonomy
  • Make better informed choices from the US GAAP Taxonomy
  • Have the ability document the reasons for taxonomy choices

Learn best practices related to US GAAP Taxonomy, and improve your skills at your own pace. It's easy to fit WebFilings University courses into your schedule—simply start and stop as needed, and watch as many times as you like, with self-paced training. All courses are available online at You'll need a WebFilings user account and an authorization code for your WebFilings University class to access the courses. Register now by contacting your WebFilings account executive. Missed the first two courses? Check out Course 1 and Course 2.

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Senior Director of Digital Reporting Strategy

About the Author

Dean Ritz is a subject matter expert in information modeling with over three decades of experience in various data-dominated domains, including artificial intelligence, expert systems, object-oriented programming, and most recently the modeling of financial information. As a Senior Director at Workiva, he applies his expertise to product strategy for collaborative work management and the management of the company’s expanding patent portfolio. His interests extend to the topics of rhetoric and ethics, with scholarly work in these areas published by Oxford University Press (2011, 2009, 2007), and Routledge (2017).

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