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K2’s Technology Update


Total Credits: 4 including 4 Information Technology - Technical

Average Rating:
   4.8
Category:
ACPEN Industry Institute |  Industry |  Technology
Faculty:
Brian F. Tankersley, CPA.CITP, CGMA
Course Levels:
Intermediate
Duration:
4 hours
License:
Access for 90 day(s) after program date.

Dates


Description

Are you ready to learn about the latest trends in technology? Do you sometimes feel lost in the technology jungle? Would you like clear guidance regarding Windows, Office, the Cloud, security, and other technology-related issues? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, then make plans now to invest four hours in this fast-paced and highly informative seminar that is sure to ramp up your return on technology investment.

 

The technology tools available to businesses have never been better, but many are not taking full advantage of these tools. This course helps professionals, at all levels, understand the major trends in hardware, software, and services and how to utilize these tools to meet organizational objectives both efficiently and effectively. More than just a seminar on the latest computers, you will learn about the full spectrum of practical technology available to you and your team and how to implement these tools for maximum impact.

Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives

Upon completing this course, you should be able to:

  • List and describe key features of Windows 10 and identify situations where upgrading might be advantageous
  • Analyze developments in mobile technologies and develop an optimal mobile strategy
  • Identify security issues facing business professionals and list options for mitigating risk
  • List and describe key features of Office 2016 and determine an optimal time to upgrade
  • Identify major trends in hardware, including desktops, laptops, servers, tablets, storage, and printing
  • Develop strategies for successful Cloud implementations, including accounting and tax, document management, workflow, and data storage and synchronization applications
  • Define virtualization and identify how it potentially changes the technology infrastructure in your office

Major Subjects
  • Information Technology
  • Major Trends in Hardware, Software, and Services.
  • Virtualization

Course Materials

Faculty

Brian F. Tankersley, CPA.CITP, CGMA's Profile

Brian F. Tankersley, CPA.CITP, CGMA Related seminars and products: 13

Director, Strategic Relationships

K2 Enterprises, LLC


Brian Tankersley is a consultant who advises US firms and companies on accounting technology issues. Mr. Tankersley is a frequent speaker at continuing education courses for K2 Enterprises, writes for multiple accounting media outlets, and publishes a nationally recognized blog on accounting and technology (www.cpatechblog.com).  Mr. Tankersley has over 25 years of professional experience, including accounting, auditing, technology, and education, has been with K2 Enterprises since 2005.  Brian started teaching CPA review courses in 1997, and currently works with Yaeger CPA Review.

Tankersley has been recognized eight times as one of the “Top 25 Thought Leaders in Public Accounting Technology” by Cygnus Business Media. Brian has made presentations in 48 of the 50 US states and has served as a guest speaker for many professional accounting organizations across Canada.  He has received numerous awards for his writing and speaking from state CPA societies. Brian has presented sessions at most major national accounting technology conferences, including AICPA TECH+/Practitioners Conference, The Sleeter Group’s Solutions Conference, Sage Summit, CCH Connections, and Thomson Reuters Synergy User Conference.

Brian is a certified public accountant (Tennessee), a certified information technology professional (CITP), and a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA).  He holds bachelor’s degrees in both Accounting and Finance, cum laude, from the University of Tennessee. Tankersley also maintains numerous vendor software certifications, and is a member of the Tennessee Society of CPAs and the American Institute of CPAs.

Brian and his family make their home in Farragut, Tennessee.


Dates

Wed, Apr 21, 2021 - 01:30pm to 05:08pm CDT
Wed, May 12, 2021 - 08:30am to 12:08pm CDT
Fri, May 21, 2021 - 01:30pm to 05:08pm CDT
Wed, Jun 09, 2021 - 08:30am to 12:08pm CDT
Mon, Jun 21, 2021 - 01:30pm to 05:08pm CDT
Fri, Jul 09, 2021 - 08:30am to 12:08pm CDT
Wed, Jul 21, 2021 - 01:30pm to 05:08pm CDT
Mon, Aug 09, 2021 - 08:30am to 12:08pm CDT
Fri, Aug 20, 2021 - 01:30pm to 05:08pm CDT
Thu, Sep 09, 2021 - 08:30am to 12:08pm CDT
Tue, Sep 21, 2021 - 01:30pm to 05:08pm CDT
Fri, Oct 08, 2021 - 08:30am to 12:08pm CDT
Thu, Oct 21, 2021 - 01:30pm to 05:08pm CDT
Tue, Nov 09, 2021 - 08:30am to 12:08pm CST
Thu, Nov 18, 2021 - 01:30pm to 05:08pm CST
Thu, Dec 09, 2021 - 08:30am to 12:08pm CST
Tue, Dec 21, 2021 - 01:30pm to 05:08pm CST

Additional Info

Basic Course Information

Original Recording Date 2020
Date Added to Catalog 8/19/2020
Prerequisites Fundamental understanding of basic technology concepts
Advanced Preparation None
Designed For Business professionals who are interested in how technology affects them and seek an update of relevant technology trends, tools, and techniques  
Course Developer K2 Enterprises
Yellow Book No

Additional Information

Instructional Delivery Method Group Internet Based
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Course Registration Requirements Online Registration

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