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Technology for CPAs: Don't Get Left Behind (TEC16)
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 Export to Your Calendar 12/9/2016
When: 12/09/2016
8:30 AM until 4:30 PM
Where: LCPA - Training Facility
2400 Veterans Memorial Blvd
Suite 500
Kenner, Louisiana 
United States
Presenter: Mac McClelland


Online registration is available until: 12/9/2016
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Acronym TEC16
CPE 8 hours
Vendor K2 Enterprises
Category
Management
Level Basic
Prerequisite None
Adv Prep None
Who should attend

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

Registration Early Bird
(through 11/22)
Standard
(after 11/22)
Member $289 $339
CPA Non-Member $389 $439

The Member rate applies to LCPA members, reciprocal state society members, and non-CPA staff of LCPA members. To register online, use the ‘Register’ button above. To register by phone, call the LCPA Member Service Center at 800.288.5272 or 504.464.1040, Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm.

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. Examples include the latest Excel features, 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 knowledge you need to harness the power of technology, both now and in the future. Register now for this “don’t miss” opportunity to get the skills needed to enhance the value of your IT investment.

“One of the best IT courses offered.” R.O., CPA MS

“Extraordinary amount of information and resources provided – very good seminar.” A.M., CPA NJ

Objectives
Upon completing this course, you should be able to:

  • 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

Topics

  • Technology update – new tools, features, and opportunities
  • Managing documents in today’s “Paperless Office”
  • Microsoft Office – new features for accountants
  • Working with PDF documents
  • Security risks, issues, and controls

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