How Technology is Impacting the Accounting Profession (video)

  • Credits: 2
  • Format: Self-Study Video
  • Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge
  • Author/Speaker: Garrett Wasny
Course ID: Advanced Preparation: Experience Level:
GW-202.21 None Overview
Published Date: Program Prerequisites: Other Course Formats:
© May 2020 Basic Understanding of Technology N/A

This course provides a concise overview of the leading technologies and economic forces reshaping the accounting profession and how accountants are using new digital business models to thrive in the face of rapid and seismic change.

Discover how accountants—once largely enterprise passengers and navigators — are elevating their role using cyber tools and becoming pilots of global business. You'll walk away with a simple yet effective game plan to keep up with exploding digital transformation and translate technology ambitions into practical reality.

Topics include:
  • Key technology trends in accounting
  • The SMAC-down (social, mobile, analytics and cloud) of the profession
  • A new generation of online accounting services
  • Emerging cyber business models
  • How to embrace the new normal and thrive in the face of technology change

Learning Objectives:

After reading the course material, you will be able to:

  • Examine the impact of cyber applications and digital transformation on accountants.
  • Explore the major shift in accounting away from historical reporting and compliance functions towards more forward-thinking and value-added services.
  • Review a new generation of web-based accounting business models that are driving innovation and redefining the roles and revenue streams of practitioners.

Who Should Attend:
  • Practitioners who want to step up their technology game and explore a swirl of innovation, strategy, and data opportunities in today's hyper-connected global marketplace.
  • All Certified Public Accountants (CPAs)

Qualifies and Approved with all State Boards of Accountancy and the following sponsorship’s: