Webcast: Success Leaves Clues: Exploring Next Practices of Extraordinary Firms: (XCSLEPS117)
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Explore many of the trends facing the profession and leading edge practice professionals can implement immediately to gain a competitive advantage. All professions are a solution to the same problem-that is, none of us has sufficient expertise to deal with the many issues and problems that afflict us. With increasingly capable technology, will the historical construct of the "professions" still serve society most optimally? Are there other ways to share, exchange, house and access knowledge and

6/20/2017
When: 06/20/2017
12:00 PM until 2:00 PM
Where: Webcast
CALCPA
4173404A
United States
Presenter: Ronald Baker


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AcronymXCSLEPS117
CPE2 hours
VendorCalCPA
Category
Management
LevelOverview
PrerequisiteNone
Adv PrepNone
Yellow Book?No
Designed forCPAs in public practice, industry or other area who are interested in the future trends of technology and its impact on professionals in society.
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CPA Non-Member$94

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Course Description

Explore many of the trends facing the profession and leading edge practice professionals can implement immediately to gain a competitive advantage. All professions are a solution to the same problem—that is, none of us has sufficient expertise to deal with the many issues and problems that afflict us. With increasingly capable technology, will the historical construct of the “professions” still serve society most optimally? Are there other ways to share, exchange, house and access knowledge and expertise? Address these questions by identifying what it means to be a professional and more.

Materials are provided as an ebook for this course.

Objectives

  • Identify what it means to be in a profession.
  • Identify what it means to be a professional.
  • Determine what technology exists right now that is displacing the professionals.
  • Determine the moral issues of machines and expert systems making decisions previously made by the judgment of professionals.
  • Determine how deregulation, or liberalization, will alter the competitive landscape of the professions.

Major Topics

  • Could society replace professionals with other form of expertise?
  • How can professionals adapt to this changing landscape?
  • Job roles of the future.
  • What things will we insist humans continue to do, regardless of how good technology becomes?