The CPA profession is very excited to announce that it has made substantial changes to the CPA Practical Experience Reporting Tool (PERT) to improve the user experience. The improvements include a new dynamic interface and enhanced functionality to help students and candidates complete their practical experience reporting.
The new enhanced features and functionality include:
New Interface: An updated look and feel, including clickable buttons.
Instructional Text: Descriptive information is now available throughout PERT to help guide users through the reporting process.
New Home Page: Includes task management functionality and a summary of progress towards completion of practical experience.
Action Items: Notification of upcoming and overdue tasks or action items that require completion will now appear on the new Home page.
Automated Emails: users will now receive an email when they are required to complete specific tasks/action items.
Next Experience Report Date: Identification of the date a student or candidate's practical experience needs will be updated.
Resource Page: This page contains informative materials related to practical experience.
An Updated Guide: Provides step-by-step instructions on how to complete activities.
The enhancements included in this update were greatly influenced by the feedback we received from students/candidates. The profession is very appreciative of the input we've received, and hope that these improvements enhance the experience of all students and candidates.