Online/On-demand Training Courses
We provide online/on-demand training and consulting services to help your organization meet the demands of the changing power and utilities business model
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From new employee or Board Member to deep experience in the business, we have a full library of courses that will expand your industry knowledge and skills!
Training Course Categories

FERC Accounting 101

New Employee Training

New Board Member Training

Electric Industry Finance Professional Certification

Power and Utilities Accounting and Finance Fundamentals

FERC Construction Accounting

Developing Electric Rates

ASC 980 and GASB 62 Regulatory Accounting

Included with every course!

  • Course materials

    All course presentation materials can be downloaded. This includes all slides, pdfs, and spreadsheets (if part of the class) that you can use in your business.

  • Certificate of Completion

    After completing a course, you'll get a certificate of completion that details the number of continuing education credits for the course. (Course credit that is approved by each state is based on their licensing requirements).

  • The Power of Community

    You'll get access to the Electric Industry Accounting and Business Community to share questions, answers, and comment on the electric business with other community members.

Here are course bundles that may be a better fit your learning path
A course bundle gives you all the courses in a series for a discounted price. Plan your learning track with the bundle option.

Here's the menu of course bundles:

  • Electric Industry Accounting and Finance Starter Series
  • FERC Accounting 101
  • Electric Industry Finance Professional Certification
  • Power and Utilities Accounting and Finance Fundamentals
  • New Employee Training
  • New Co-op and Utility Board Member Training
  • FERC Construction Accounting
  • ASC 980 | GASB 62 Regulatory Accounting

Monthly, quarterly, and annual memberships provide anytime access to all courses and live training sessions
Still can't decide? Sign up for a membership to access the full course library on your schedule!

All-Access Membership

Unlimited access to ALL courses - Access over 20 courses and 30 hours of content

Premium Membership

Includes everything in the All-Access Membership PLUS monthly live group sessions and copies of our three eBook series on electric construction and ASC 980/GASB 62 accounting

More Premium Membership benefits

Get access to all courses and downloads, plus a monthly one hour one-on-one session with you and your team for discussions of your questions on co-op and utility FERC and NARUC accounting, cost-of-service, rates, finance, best-practices in construction accounting, and any other topics you’d like to discuss.

Russ Hissom, CPA

I am passionate about the electric, water, wastewater, gas, and broadband business! I work with electric co-ops and utilities in helping them improve efficiencies in accounting and reporting, cost of service and rate development, training, and business processes.

My goal is to share what I have learned about industry best practices in serving your organization. I would greatly appreciate the opportunity to learn more about the issues you want to address in your organization and how I can help you remedy those challenges.

Works with co-ops and utilities across the US and Canada
Presenter and instructor for American Public Power (APPA), American Waterworks Association (AWWA), Edison Electric Institute (EEI), American Gas Association (AGA), and state industry organizations
Experience includes rate studies, FERC accounting implementation, business process reviews, and expert witness testimony before FERC, state commissions, and in arbitration proceedings

Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Credits

  • All of our online courses are modeled on the guidelines of the AICPA and NASBA Statement on Standards for Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Programs. Courses are not NASBA certified.

  • Final approval of a course for CPE credits is based on the requirements of each states’ regulatory body.