Pre-Conference Training Workshops

Begin your in-person conference experience early with CPE/CPD-eligible training workshops (morning or afternoon sessions available). Early registration pricing is available now through August 5.

Spend hands-on time learning with 
BlackLine experts

Address internal and IT controls from a company and audit perspective

Gain process improvement strategies

Understand interrelationships
within BlackLine roles

Earn CPE/CPD credits 
and BlackLine

Workshop Perks

BlackLine Certification Seat Discount

Workshop participants will receive a 100% off discount code to use for one BlackLine Customer Certification seat (a $495 value) in the BlackLine U Market. This self-paced certification program is designed to help users achieve greater proficiency and maximize your organization’s investment in BlackLine. Click here for additional certification information.

Continuing Professional Education/Development

Each of these workshops are eligible for 4 CPE/CPD credits. This is a great opportunity to not only learn more about BlackLine, a tool you are already using, but a great way to earn those needed credits. If you are not a CPA in the United States, this may qualify as credit for your certification, however, you will need to check with your local governing board.

BlackLine Workshops
 & Certification


Calling All Administrators: Learn Vital Elements of Your BlackLine System

This 4-hour, CPE/CPD-eligible workshop is instructor-led and curated specifically for BlackLine Administrators and Super Users. It's a collaborative exploration and evaluation of your critical BlackLine system settings and business processes to fully maximize fundamental system elements.

Participants will engage in discussion and team activities as well as hands-on exercises. By the end of the session, learners should have a completed workbook including notes, ideas, and calls to action to further enhance current and future systems.

While it is not required, we strongly encourage you to bring your laptop so you can access your BlackLine instance during this workshop.

Workshop Discussions and Takeaways

  • Foundational system design

  • Entity and workflow structures

  • Continuous accounting concepts

  • Efficiency best practices

  • Internal control measurements throughout the BlackLine journey

Who Should Attend?

Existing BlackLine Administrators (Local, Business, and System) and Super Users that have been live with BlackLine for at least 3 months or have had prior BlackLine Administrator experience.

Recommended Prerequisites

To get the most out of this learning experience, workshop participants should have a fundamental understanding of Administrator functions and basic accounting concepts and terminology. Below are suggested BlackLine U eLearning courses to complete prior to the session:

  • BlackLine Essentials for System Administrators (for On-Demand Learning Pass customers)

  • Managing BlackLine as a System Administrator (complimentary eLearning)

Monday, November 7, 2022
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. or 1:00 P.M. – 5:00 p.m.


Complimentary BlackLine Customer Certification seat (a $495 value)

4 CPE/CPD Credits


Jumpstart Your Journey with
 BlackLine Cash Application

This CPE/CPD-eligible introductory course is live and instructor-led. It provides an overview of BlackLine Cash Application. This interactive session walks participants through how this solution is used as an auto-matching and an exception processing tool to match incoming payments to existing invoices through relevant use cases.

Workshop Discussion and Takeaways

  • Learn key functionality

  • Work with upload data files and system queue

  • Match payments to invoices

  • Create journals and run key reports

  • Upload standard remittance and ReadSoft remittance

  • Search for customer and payment information

Who Should Attend?

New BlackLine Cash Application end users.

Monday, November 7, 2022
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. or 1:00 P.M. – 5:00 p.m.


Complimentary BlackLine Customer Certification seat (a $495 value)

4 CPE/CPD Credits

Go Beyond at BeyondTheBlack.

Don’t miss this opportunity to reconnect with F&A experts, fellow customers, partners, peers, and BlackLine leaders at the award-winning conference dedicated to modern accounting.