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Becoming a Technology Leader

It’s hard to determine what technology is a fad vs. what’s here to stay. Regardless of whether you’re using tools like blockchain or AI, you need to understand them and the opportunities they present. This customized CPE package will give you a better understanding on how to implement new technology.


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Level I

Designed for CPAs who are interested in becoming tech savvy but need help knowing where to start. Get an overview of basic trends affecting the profession and learn how the technologies can benefit your organization.

CPE Package Details

Earn your digital "Technology Leadership" badge by completing the following coursework:

 

In the Know: What Do CPAs Really Need to Know About Cybersecurity? (LIVE REPLAY)
8/19/20  |  Noon - 1 p.m. ET  |  CPE: 1
Know the challenges of protecting against increasing cybercrime, the steps regulators are taking to protect consumer data and companies, and what it means for the CPA profession.

In the Know: Developing a Digital Mindset (LIVE REPLAY)
9/23/20  9–10 a.m. ET  |  CPE: 1
Find out which technologies will require new and continuous learning for your team to keep up with the rapid pace of change.

Ethics & Technology
9/29/20  | 1 - 4:30 p.m. ET  |  CPE: 4
Address the ethics associated with technology issues such as work-life balance, the digital divide, training needs, copyrights and fraud.

2020 Technology Trends Update
10/28/20  |  8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. ET  |  CPE: 8
Understand the emerging technologies that will impact your firm, finance, auditing and business in general.

Excel Charting & Visualization
10/30/20  8:30 a.m. - Noon ET  |  CPE: 4
Learn how to create advanced charts that are interactive, dynamic and aesthetically pleasing, as well as how to ensure your readers and audience understand the data you are presenting.

Remote Access to Small Business
10/30/20  1 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. ET  |  CPE: 4
Review your options of remote access to desktops, data, voice services, instant messaging and Cloud-based services.

Ongoing
CPA Excellence: Communication for Organizations
Determine how to tailor your communications, ask the right questions, have practical strategies for conducting one-on-one meetings, and ways to work with team members who have poor communication skills.


Discounted Package Price: $605
CPE: 24 hours


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Level II

Designed for CPAs who want to make efficiencies at their organization but need helping knowing which tech is the best fit. Learn which technologies are best for your organization and how to get your team on board.

CPE Package Details

Earn your digital "Technology Leadership" badge by completing the following coursework:


Data Analytics & Dashboards
8/17-18/20  |  8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. ET  |  CPE: 16
Ramp up your data analytics and visual dashboard reporting models using Excel's Power BI, Power Query and Power BI Services.

In the Know: Robotics Process Automation — There's a BOT for That?
10/21/20  |  Noon - 1 p.m. ET  CPE: 1
Learn what RPA is, and how it can employer you to free up your team for higher-level thinking and tasks.

Current Tech Crimes: Ripped from the Headlines
11/24/20  |  9 - 10 a.m. ET  |  CPE: 1
Find out about critical IT-related controls using a case study approach with stories new for 2020. Learn how to prevent computer crimes such as identity and information theft, tax refund fraud, and more.

Blockchain Essentials: Impact on Modern Accounting
12/17/20   8:30 a.m. - Noon ET  CPE: 4
Find out the history behind this technology and its major components, how it challenges the accounting status quo, and ways to handle issues surrounding auditing and assurance in the blockchain era.

Ongoing
CPA Excellence: Leading for Action
Compare the views of leaders and followers, explore how feedback and self-reflection can improve your performance, and learn more about your own leadership qualities.


Discounted Package Price: $605
CPE: 24 hours

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