CPE Catalog+Events

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Annual Update for Accountants and Auditors: Current Audit Environment and ASB Activity

May 19, 2022 9:00am - 12:00pm

Online/Webcast

3.00 Credits

This course is designed to keep you on top of the latest auditing developments. It covers a full array of topics including current environment and implications for audit planning, pronouncements, and other standard setting activities affecting audit and attestation engagements. This course will bring practitioners at all levels up-to-date on the standard setters' activities and provide examples and illustrations to help apply the guidance in practice.Speaker - Kurt G. Oestriecher

Webcast: 2022 Ethics Course for Louisiana CPAs in Business & Industry- A Case Study Approach

June 8, 2022 8:30am - 11:10am

Online/Webcast

3.00 Credits

The Louisiana State Board of CPAs requires all CPAs licensed in Louisiana to obtain 3 hours of continuing education in the field of professional ethics during the year 2022. This course is approved by the State Board and meets the 2022 requirements. This program emphasizes the rules and interpretations that are specific to members in business and industry. The authors and presenters have over 50 years combined experience as Louisiana CPAs and have served in multiple roles related to professional ethics for both the AICPA and the LCPA

Webcast: 2022 Ethics Course for Louisiana CPAs in Public Practice - A Case Study Approach

June 8, 2022 8:30am - 11:10am

Online/Webcast

3.00 Credits

The Louisiana State Board of CPAs requires all CPAs licensed in Louisiana to obtain 3 hours of continuing education in the field of professional ethics during the year 2022. This course is approved by the State Board and meets the 2022 requirements. This program emphasizes the rules and interpretations that are specific to members in public practice. The authors and presenters have over 50 years combined experience as Louisiana CPAs and have served in multiple roles related to professional ethics for both the AICPA and the LCPA.

Advanced Financial Skills

June 8, 2022 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Online/Webcast

4.00 Credits

Is your finance department seen as a cost-center? Are you under-utilized and under-appreciated? You can change that paradigm. You can transform into a value-added, highly sought-after partner in your organization. The traditional cost center is focused on the past, preparing historical financial statement and budget to-actual analysis. The value-adding finance department is focused on the future, helping to guide strategy, protect against risk, implementing change effectively, and becoming a trusted organizational adviser.Speaker - Jennifer Elder

Advanced Management Skills

June 9, 2022 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Online/Webcast

4.00 Credits

Discover the best practices of leading-edge controllers and CFOs so that you can become an agent for positive change in your organization. Explore essential soft skills - including change management, employee recruitment and retention, and leadership styles. With these competencies that every CFO needs to besuccessful, you can add value and contribute to success of the organization.Speaker - Jennifer Elder

Risk Is Increasing - and Risk Management Is Evolving

June 15, 2022 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Online/Webcast

1.00 Credits

Risk Is Increasing - and Risk Management Is Evolving - begins to explore techniques and tools to assist in risk management. Value stream and Plus/Delta techniques are used to help the participant see the value ofemploying known/tested tools to risk management. The use of a risk readinessassessment to identify management's current state regarding risk management isdemonstrated. A key to an effective risk management process is to move it fromthe historic silo-based approach to an enterprise perspective. The sessioncontains lists highlighting trends that can increase risk for organizationsincluding technology, cyber risks, need to recruit and retain talent, businessmodels and more. Executive surveys identifying potential risks and the topic ofBlack Swan events such as Covid -19, are used to show the need for traditionalrisk management approaches to evolve into a core activity. Speaker - Bruce Shepard

Risk Management Techniques and Tools

June 15, 2022 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Online/Webcast

2.00 Credits

Enterprise Risk Management Toolkit - the participant isintroduced to 17 risk assessment/management techniques and the roles they can fill in an enterprise risk management (ERM) system. The implementation of eachof these techniques is demonstrated throughout the material. To be useful, they cannot be viewed as standalone activities, but must be integrated into theother elements of ERM. These tools can be employed for a variety of uses. For example, brainstorming and idea writing aid discussions to gather new ideas,while risk registers assist in identifying and evaluating risk. The techniques include: GAP analysis, Plus/Delta, value stream mapping, heat maps, process mapping, SWAT and PESTLE analysis, and more. The material provides, via examples and exercises, an environment to use/test each of the techniques introduced.Speaker - Bruce Shepard

How Culture Affects Risks

June 16, 2022 9:00am - 10:00am

Online/Webcast

1.00 Credits

How Culture Affects Risks - defining and understanding the importance of an organization's culture, and its impact on risk management, is essential to improve and maintain a successful risk management process. All organizations develop a culture. Unfortunately, a culture can be good or bad.The longer it's in-place the more difficult it becomes to change. The material contains a discussion of core values and key steps to building a good(positive) culture. The A, B, C model (Attitudes, Behavior, Culture) is explained as a technique to improve a risk management culture. The importance of hiring and onboarding and techniques to improve results are covered.Participants are introduced to the process of behavioral based interviewing(STAR method). Techniques including GAP analysis and the use of surveys are included throughout the discussion. Speaker - Bruce Shepard

Roles and responsibilities in Risk Management

June 16, 2022 10:00am - 11:00am

Online/Webcast

1.00 Credits

Roles and Responsibilities in Risk Management - identifiesthe skills/traits of an anticipatory leader and the vital role they play in anorganization. These leaders are strategic thinkers, capable of aligning theorganization with a balanced risk and reward approach. They are part futurist,strategist and integrator. Work by Robert Greenleaf (servant leadership) isreferred to in this discussion. The use of the 80/20 Rule (Pareto analysis) tofocus your efforts and maximize results is incorporated into the conversation.The need to understand the different responsibilities for risk management ofthe levels within an organization is discussed in detail. These levels startwith board members and go through staff levels, and even to part-time employeesand partners (suppliers, customers, etc.). Everyone has a role if riskmanagement is going to be part of everything an organization does. Lists ofimportant questions are provided to assist your journey to establishing andmaintaining an effective risk management process. Speaker - Bruce Shepard

Linking Risk Management to Strategy

June 16, 2022 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Online/Webcast

1.50 Credits

Linking Risk Management to Strategy and Strategic Planning -integrating risk management into your strategic planning is essential for its success. However, as showed by the included surveys, only about 20% of companies have integrated their ERM activities into strategic planning. The material provides several surveys identifying top risks as described by executives. The uneven impact of Black Swan events (9/11, Great Recession and Covid-19)among industries and companies within industries is discussed. For example, in retail bricks and mortar firms suffered lost business, as companies with a strong e-commerce base grew during Covid-19. The changed role of financial professionals to help bring about a better understanding of the organization's business model, as a means to add significant value is part of the over all discussion. The use of the Balanced Scorecard as a tool to reduce the number of measurements and focus on key metrics (KPIs) is demonstrated. By cascading linked measurements throughout the company risk management and overall strategy become part of every activity. Other techniques such as strategy mapping areused in the discussion and in exercises. An executive summary of The State ofRisk Oversight (2018), co-sponsored by AICPA and North Carolina StateUniversity, is included to aid the participants as they implement the processof linking ERM activities with strategic planning efforts. Speaker - Bruce Shepard

2022 Small Business Mini-Workshop (Webcast)

June 27, 2022 8:30am - 12:00pm

Online/Webcast

4.00 Credits

This little program packs a big punch! Designed to address the core issues facing Louisiana’s small businesses, this concentrated event brings you some heavy hitters from around the state. You’ll walk away with important information you can use to amplify your resources for maximum business growth. 8:00-8:25a Log on to test video/audio 8:25-8:30aWelcome/AnnouncementsGeralyn Suhor, CPA • Co-Chair, LCPA's Business4Business Committee 8:30-9:30aLet's Talk– Local Tax Topics Darlene A. Allen, MBA, CPA • Executive Director Louisiana Association of Tax Administrators • Baton Rouge, LA 9:30-10:40aSmall Business. Big Possibilities: Louisiana Tax Incentives & Programs to Help You Grow Brenda Guess, MPA • Assistant SecretaryLouisiana Economic Development • Baton Rouge, LA10:40-10:50a Break  10:50a-12:00pIntegrity Matters – An Update from The Louisiana Workforce Commission Stephen C. Harris • Employer Outreach Liaison Louisiana Workforce Commission • Baton Rouge, LA

Webcast: 2022 Ethics Course for Louisiana CPAs in Business & Industry- A Case Study Approach

July 22, 2022 8:30am - 11:10am

Online/Webcast

3.00 Credits

The Louisiana State Board of CPAs requires all CPAs licensed in Louisiana to obtain 3 hours of continuing education in the field of professional ethics during the year 2022. This course is approved by the State Board and meets the 2022 requirements. This program emphasizes the rules and interpretations that are specific to members in business and industry. The authors and presenters have over 50 years combined experience as Louisiana CPAs and have served in multiple roles related to professional ethics for both the AICPA and the LCPA

Webcast: 2022 Ethics Course for Louisiana CPAs in Public Practice - A Case Study Approach

July 22, 2022 8:30am - 11:10am

Online/Webcast

3.00 Credits

The Louisiana State Board of CPAs requires all CPAs licensed in Louisiana to obtain 3 hours of continuing education in the field of professional ethics during the year 2022. This course is approved by the State Board and meets the 2022 requirements. This program emphasizes the rules and interpretations that are specific to members in public practice. The authors and presenters have over 50 years combined experience as Louisiana CPAs and have served in multiple roles related to professional ethics for both the AICPA and the LCPA.

Webcast: 2022 Ethics Course for Louisiana CPAs in Business & Industry- A Case Study Approach

July 26, 2022 1:00pm - 3:40pm

Online/Webcast

3.00 Credits

The Louisiana State Board of CPAs requires all CPAs licensed in Louisiana to obtain 3 hours of continuing education in the field of professional ethics during the year 2022. This course is approved by the State Board and meets the 2022 requirements. This program emphasizes the rules and interpretations that are specific to members in business and industry. The authors and presenters have over 50 years combined experience as Louisiana CPAs and have served in multiple roles related to professional ethics for both the AICPA and the LCPA

Webcast: 2022 Ethics Course for Louisiana CPAs in Public Practice - A Case Study Approach

July 26, 2022 1:00pm - 3:40pm

Online/Webcast

3.00 Credits

The Louisiana State Board of CPAs requires all CPAs licensed in Louisiana to obtain 3 hours of continuing education in the field of professional ethics during the year 2022. This course is approved by the State Board and meets the 2022 requirements. This program emphasizes the rules and interpretations that are specific to members in public practice. The authors and presenters have over 50 years combined experience as Louisiana CPAs and have served in multiple roles related to professional ethics for both the AICPA and the LCPA.

2022 State & Local Tax Workshop (Webcast)

July 29, 2022 8:30am - 4:30pm

Online/Webcast

8.00 Credits

The agenda for this conference is finalized AFTER the end of the legislative session to make sure we cover all the latest changes. You can expect: A legislative update A litigation update An LDR update  And other hot tax topics Attend online or in person. In-person attendees will get to connect with other practitioners and LDR reps, who will be on hand to answer your questions; online participants will enjoy an easy-to-use broadcast platform and simple CPE verification process. This event is likely to qualify for CLE. Check back closer to the event date for hours and specializations.

Webcast: 2022 Ethics Course for Louisiana CPAs in Business & Industry- A Case Study Approach

August 11, 2022 8:30am - 11:10am

Online/Webcast

3.00 Credits

The Louisiana State Board of CPAs requires all CPAs licensed in Louisiana to obtain 3 hours of continuing education in the field of professional ethics during the year 2022. This course is approved by the State Board and meets the 2022 requirements. This program emphasizes the rules and interpretations that are specific to members in business and industry. The authors and presenters have over 50 years combined experience as Louisiana CPAs and have served in multiple roles related to professional ethics for both the AICPA and the LCPA

Webcast: 2022 Ethics Course for Louisiana CPAs in Public Practice - A Case Study Approach

August 11, 2022 8:30am - 11:10am

Online/Webcast

3.00 Credits

The Louisiana State Board of CPAs requires all CPAs licensed in Louisiana to obtain 3 hours of continuing education in the field of professional ethics during the year 2022. This course is approved by the State Board and meets the 2022 requirements. This program emphasizes the rules and interpretations that are specific to members in public practice. The authors and presenters have over 50 years combined experience as Louisiana CPAs and have served in multiple roles related to professional ethics for both the AICPA and the LCPA.

2022 Business & Industry Conference - 1st Day Only - Webcast

August 11, 2022 8:30am - 4:30pm

Online/Webcast

8.00 Credits

This is the largest conference for industry CPAs in the state! The topics are selected by a committee of CPAs in industry so they are relevant and timely. Attend online from the comfort of your favorite internet-enabled location and enjoy an easy-to-use platform and simple CPE verification. Topics will include: An economic update with frequent CNBC and Fox Business guest Steve Chiavarone The State of the Louisiana Economy with Loren Scott ESG Requirements Cybersecurity Trends Tech Update for a Virtual Work Environment Recruiting and Retaining Top Talent Supply Chain Issues Prohibited Practices in the Workplace Retirement Plans Check back soon for more information on the sessions and speakers.

2022 Business & Industry Conference - Both Days Webcast

August 11, 2022 8:30am - August 12, 2022 4:30pm

Online/Webcast

8.00 Credits

This is the largest conference for industry CPAs in the state! The topics are selected by a committee of CPAs in industry so they are relevant and timely. Attend online from the comfort of your favorite internet-enabled location and enjoy an easy-to-use platform and simple CPE verification. Topics will include: An economic update with frequent CNBC and Fox Business guest Steve Chiavarone The State of the Louisiana Economy with Loren Scott ESG Requirements Cybersecurity Trends Tech Update for a Virtual Work Environment Recruiting and Retaining Top Talent Supply Chain Issues Prohibited Practices in the Workplace Retirement Plans Check back soon for more information on the sessions and speakers.