Thomson Reuters releases interactive competency model on Checkpoint Learning

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The Tax & Accounting business of Thomson Reuters has released a competency model on its Checkpoint Learning platform. This interactive software tool helps professionals in accounting firms; corporate finance, accounting, and tax departments; and solo practices determine learning goals, developmental plans, and career strategies that will enable them to excel in their roles.

Checkpoint Learning users can quickly complete a self-assessment to measure competence proficiencies, identify gaps in knowledge and skills, and take related courses from a comprehensive library of interactive online tax, audit, accounting and other industry courses.
The Checkpoint Learning Competency Model provides:

  • Four career levels (staff, senior, manager, and director) within finance, tax, audit, and accounting
  • Opportunity to identify competencies needed for next level positions or alternate career paths
  • Ability to standardize or customize competencies across the firm or department
  • Management review of assessment and learning plans for staff development discussions
  • Access to Checkpoint Learning's up-to-date training on industry standards, laws, regulations, risk, compliance, and more
  • Ability to customize training paths with proprietary courses, mentoring and other learning activities

"Our new competency model helps corporate executives and firm partners efficiently and effectively manage staff development," said Ken Koskay, senior vice president and general manager of Certification at Tax & Accounting. "Because the Competency Model is part of our integrated Checkpoint Learning platform, users can also receive legislative news, research a topic, complete courses, and earn Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits, saving even more time and effort."

Checkpoint Learning, the winner of Accounting Today's 2010 Top New Learning Product, includes the popular education products of MicroMash, PASS Online, Reqwired, and PPC. For more information on Checkpoint Learning, visit

About Thomson Reuters:

Thomson Reuters is the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. We combine industry expertise with innovative technology to deliver critical information to leading decision makers in the financial, legal, tax and accounting, healthcare and science and media markets, powered by the world's most trusted news organization. With headquarters in New York and major operations in London and Eagan, Minnesota, Thomson Reuters employs more than 50,000 people and operates in over 100 countries. For more information, go to

The Tax & Accounting business of Thomson Reuters is the leading provider of technology and information solutions, as well as integrated tax compliance software and services to accounting, tax, and corporate finance professionals in accounting firms, corporations, law firms, and government. Headquartered in New York, Tax & Accounting has major operations in Dallas, Ann Arbor (Michigan), London, Sydney, and Toronto, and offices in nine countries. For more information, go to

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