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Technology for CPAs - Don't Get Left Behind (111-16)
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ood are you with the technology you use daily? What new technology tools are available that could save you time and make you more effective? Technology continues to accelerate rapidly, and the need to keep pace is important. If you are not an information technology (IT) expert, but need a technology update to maintain and improve your skills so that you can serve your companies and/or clients more efficiently and effectively, then this course is for you!

9/26/2016
When: Monday, September 26, 2016
7:30 AM - 3:45 PM
Where: UACPA Training Room
136 S Main Street, Suite 510
Salt Lake City, Utah  84010
United States
Contact: April Deneault
801-466-8022


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Acronym TEC16
CPE 8 hours
Category
Info Tech
Level Basic
Vendor K2 Enterprises
Who should attend

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

Prerequisite
None
Fees: Early Bird
(through 9/12)
Standard
(after 9/12)
Member $257 $285
Non-Member: N/A
$340

The Member rate applies to UACPA members and reciprocal state society members. To register online, use the ‘Register’ button above. To register by phone, call the UACPA at 801.466.8022, Monday through Friday, 8am to 4pm.

Description 

How good are you with the technology you use daily?  What new technology tools are available that could save you time and make you more effective?  Technology continues to accelerate rapidly, and the need to keep pace is important. If you are not an information technology (IT) expert, but need a technology update to maintain and improve your skills so that you can serve your companies and/or clients more efficiently and effectively, then this course is for you!

In this fast-paced, update-style course, you will survey today’s IT environment, learning about computer hardware, software (including Office 2016), operating systems (including Windows 10) and what they mean for you, and peripheral devices. You will also learn about significant trends in information technology and how to take advantage of the opportunities presented by these trends.Specific topics include:

  • The latest Excel features
  • Working with PDF files
  • Security and privacy issues

Objectives

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

 

 

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