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K2’s Technology for CPAs – Don’t Get Left Behind

Course - K2's Ethics and Technology

Upcoming Live Event Schedule

This course is part of an event and you must register for the associated event to participate.

Empowering Productivity in Accounting: Multistate Conference
June 24, 2024 | Seminar

Embracing Excel, AI and Ethics: Multi-State Tech Conference
December 9, 2024 | Seminar

Major Topics

  • Emerging technologies all business professionals should know
  • Considerations associated with upgrading to Windows 11
  • Practical options for protecting your data
  • New features in commonly-used applications such as Excel and Adobe Acrobat DC

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify essential hardware and software enhancements and updates that are relevant to accountants, including operating systems, desktop productivity suites, accounting software, and document management systems
  2. Implement critical features in Microsoft Office applications, including accountant-centric features in Excel, Word, and Outlook
  3. List and apply features found in Adobe Acrobat for working with PDFs, including commenting, reorganizing PDFs, securing PDFs, and creating and working with PDF forms
  4. Identify security and privacy issues facing accountants, including practical tools and techniques for mitigating risks, such as data encryption, password management, biometrics, and portals

Course Description

How good are you with the technology you use daily? Are new technology tools available to save time and make you more effective? Technology continues to accelerate rapidly, and keeping pace is essential. This course is for you if you are not an information technology (IT) expert but need a technology update to maintain and improve your skills to serve your companies or clients more efficiently and effectively!

In this fast-paced, update-style course, you will survey today’s IT environment, learning about computer hardware, software (including Microsoft Office), operating systems (including Windows 11), peripheral devices, and what they mean for you. You will also learn about significant trends in information technology and how to take advantage of the opportunities presented by these trends. Examples include the latest Excel features, best practices for working with PDF files, and security and privacy issues. Additionally, you will learn how to improve the overall performance of your IT investment, thereby increasing your return on investment.

Throughout this program, you will learn from real-time demonstrations of practical applications of the latest tools, which can provide you with the knowledge you need to harness the power of technology, both now and in the future. So register now for this “don’t miss” opportunity to get the skills required to enhance the value of your IT investment.

Compliance Information

Intended Audience

Accounting and financial professionals seeking to improve their knowledge of technology and the return on their investment in technology

Advanced Preparation

None

Field of Study

Computer Software and Applications

Credits

8 Credits

Published Date

November 2, 2022

Course Authors

K2 Enterprises

Hammond, LA
Various Speaker, Company Tagline

K2’s goal is to produce and deliver the highest quality technology seminars and conferences available to business professionals. We work cooperatively with professional organizations (such as state CPA societies and associations of Chartered Accountants) and vendors of technology products. K2 also provides consulting services and advice on technology.

We make every effort to maintain a high level of integrity, family values, and friendship among all involved.

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Overview

How good are you with the technology you use daily? Are new technology tools available to save time and make you more effective? Technology continues to accelerate rapidly, and keeping pace is essential. This course is for you if you are not an information technology (IT) expert but need a technology update to maintain and improve your skills to serve your companies or clients more efficiently and effectively!

In this fast-paced, update-style course, you will survey today’s IT environment, learning about computer hardware, software (including Microsoft Office), operating systems (including Windows 11), peripheral devices, and what they mean for you. You will also learn about significant trends in information technology and how to take advantage of the opportunities presented by these trends. Examples include the latest Excel features, best practices for working with PDF files, and security and privacy issues. Additionally, you will learn how to improve the overall performance of your IT investment, thereby increasing your return on investment.

Throughout this program, you will learn from real-time demonstrations of practical applications of the latest tools, which can provide you with the knowledge you need to harness the power of technology, both now and in the future. So register now for this “don’t miss” opportunity to get the skills required to enhance the value of your IT investment.

Course Details

  • Emerging technologies all business professionals should know
  • Considerations associated with upgrading to Windows 11
  • Practical options for protecting your data
  • New features in commonly-used applications such as Excel and Adobe Acrobat DC

  1. Identify essential hardware and software enhancements and updates that are relevant to accountants, including operating systems, desktop productivity suites, accounting software, and document management systems
  2. Implement critical features in Microsoft Office applications, including accountant-centric features in Excel, Word, and Outlook
  3. List and apply features found in Adobe Acrobat for working with PDFs, including commenting, reorganizing PDFs, securing PDFs, and creating and working with PDF forms
  4. Identify security and privacy issues facing accountants, including practical tools and techniques for mitigating risks, such as data encryption, password management, biometrics, and portals

Intended Audience — Accounting and financial professionals seeking to improve their knowledge of technology and the return on their investment in technology

Advanced Preparation — None

Field of Study — Computer Software and Applications

Credits — 8 Credits

IRS Program Number

Published Date – November 2, 2022

Revision Date

Course Authors

K2 Enterprises

Hammond, LA
Various Speaker, Company Tagline

K2’s goal is to produce and deliver the highest quality technology seminars and conferences available to business professionals. We work cooperatively with professional organizations (such as state CPA societies and associations of Chartered Accountants) and vendors of technology products. K2 also provides consulting services and advice on technology.

We make every effort to maintain a high level of integrity, family values, and friendship among all involved.

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All of our self-study courses are NASBA approved (through our partners at K2 Enterprises) the revisions to the Statement on Standards for Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Programs (Standards).

Your Registration Includes:

  • Course materials (video & PDF version)
  • Unlimited attempts to complete exam
  • Course materials (PDF & Sample Materials)
  • Instant grading & certificate of completion
  • One year access to complete your CPE
  • Completion certificate

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