EVENT DESCRIPTION

NOTE: This is an on demand learning bundle. This course suite is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Once registered, you can access the material at any time. However, you will only have access to the course for 30 days AFTER REGISTRATION closes.

Learn tools and techniques to secure data and stay current on new technologies and their potential to transform the workplace.

This bundle includes two online courses:

1. Securing Your Data - Practical Tools for Protecting Information (4 hours)

Yesterday’s security techniques will not work to minimize today’s security threats. Topics in this course include a five-step approach to securing a PC, questions to ask to ensure server-based information remains protected, encryption, virus protection, electronic signatures and more.

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2. Six Emerging Technologies for Accounting, Auditing and Bookkeeping (2 hours)

This course will combine a discussion of emerging and often underutilized technologies such as automated statement and document retrieval, automated data import, and electronic A high-level review of blockchain technology will also be covered.

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Please note, you must pass a final exam with a score of 70% or better within one year of registering for these courses. The final exam may be taken up to a maximum of 10 times.

PREREQUISITE KNOWLEDGE

Participants should have a basic understanding of computer operations.

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • Explore tools that can enhance security
  • Identify critical security risks
  • Specify a business case for security training
  • Explain what is revolutionary about blockchain, and why it is of limited use to accounting professionals in its current form
  • Discover technologies for accounting, bookkeeping, and auditing which are often overlooked by accountants
  • Define the terms blockchain, cryptocurrencies, artificial intelligence and machine learning

WHO WILL BENEFIT

Business professionals and CPAs seeking to secure sensitive data and understand emerging technologies which will impact the future of accounting.