Emerging Trends in Technology

Overview

8.0 Credits
IN-PERSON

This course provides an overview of some leading technologies reshaping the accounting profession and how accountants can thrive in the face of rapid and change.

Sessions include:

2018 CPA Technology Update
This session provides an easy to understand review of current technologies impacting CPAs. We cover artificial intelligence, Blockchain technology, the Internet of Things (IoT), data analytics, PC technology and more.

Big Data and Data Analytics – What They Are All About
Two of the hottest topics in business today are big data and data analysis. What are they? How do they relate to each other? Can they be leveraged in your job or organization? This course will answer these questions and more. For CPAs, the ability to unleash the power of big data and data analytics provides an unprecedented opportunity to enhance their market value.

This session will bring you up to speed on the concepts, nomenclature, applications and tools associated with big data and data analytics. Even more important, you will learn about opportunities to leverage data analytics within your organization.

Blockchain Technology – What Every CPA Should Know
One of the most talked about new technologies that has the potential to significantly disrupt the accounting industry is Blockchain. This course is designed to bring you up to speed on what this revolutionary technology is all about. You will learn about the concepts, nomenclature, technology and potential applications related to Blockchain. This will prepare you to participate in conversations about Blockchain with your colleagues, peers and others.

Microsoft Office 365 –Applications Lightning Round Review
Many people who hear the term “Office 365” immediately assume it is simply the next version of Microsoft Office Nothing could be further from the truth. This session will feature a fast paced review of the Office 365 cloud applictions and how they work in harmony to automate day to day business processes.

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