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Understanding Workflow and Automation Essentials


Total Credits: 2 including 2 Computer Software & Applications - Non-technical

Average Rating:
   4.2
Category:
ACPEN Industry Institute |  Industry
Faculty:
Randolph (Randy) P. Johnston
Course Levels:
Intermediate
Duration:
2 Hour
License:
Access for 90 day(s) after program date.

Dates
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Description

Proper workflow optimizes a business for profitability. Once your workflow is optimized you can automate it with a variety of software tools. In this session, you will learn how to setup workflow processes properly. You will also learn about a variety of tools that you can use to achieve automated workflow. We’ll review Zoho Flow, Power Automate, XCM, Automation Anywhere, as well as other robotic process automation (RPA) tools. This session will provide a road map on workflow technologies and choices you can implement now.

Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives

Upon completing this session, you should be able to:

  • Identify leading workflow technologies
  • List workflow documentation tools
  • Differentiate products working today and workflow technology that is not practical
  • Create a workflow process improvement plan

Major Subjects
  • Process documentation
  • Software options
  • Practical tools you can use today and may even own now
  • Tips on optimizing workflow
  • Demonstration of workflow concepts

Course Materials

Faculty

Randolph (Randy) P. Johnston's Profile

Randolph (Randy) P. Johnston Related seminars and products: 7

Exec VP – Co-Founder

K2 Enterprises, LLC


Randy Johnston is a nationally recognized educator, consultant, and writer with over 40 years experience in Strategic Technology Planning, Accounting Software Selection, Paperless, Systems and Network Integration, Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning, Business Development and Management, Process Engineering and outsourced managed services.

 

EXPERIENCE

K2 Enterprises

(K2E.com)

1990 – Present

Hammond, LA

Executive Vice President, Shareholder – Nation’s leading technology CPE provider to CPA professionals. Consults to high profile technology vendors. Delivers national seminars to CPAs, business groups and IT leaders on technologies in accounting, healthcare and banking. Creates and presents seminars and articles on 30+ technology topics including CPA Firm Technology, Cloud, Paperless, Business Continuity, Accounting Software and Business Strategies leveraging technology.

Network Management Group, Inc. (NMGI.com)

1983 – Present

Hutchinson, KS

Chairman & CEO, Stockholder – Consults and specializes in Strategic Technology including planning, selection and implementation. Expertise: CPA Firm Technology and strategy; Paperless; Accounting Software, Business Intelligence and CRM; Infrastructure including: Cloud, Business Continuity, Virtualization, Backup, and remote management.

Hutchinson Community College
1977 - 1997

Department Chair, Professor, Adjunct - Mathematics & MIS Depts. Designed and taught courses in all areas of mathematics & computing.

Professional Data Services
1978 - 1981

Programmer and system designer - Developed a medical system including the first paperless claims in Kansas, appointments and collection systems. Owned ComputerLand, Entre’ and Connecting Point stores, received first IBM PC and first Compaq in Kansas.

Farmland Industries
1977 - 1978                                                                 

Programmer and system designer - Developed and maintained P&L, Credit Union and Feedlot accounting

 

EDUCATION

Hutchinson Community College, 1975

A.A. in Computer Science, Math

Kansas State University,1977

B.S., summa cum laude, in C.S., Math, Science

Wichita State University, 1981

Masters of Computer Science, 60+ post graduate hours

 

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Accounting Today

Listed as one of the 2004-2013 Top 100 Most Influential People

CPA Practice Advisor

Accounting Hall of Fame 2011, Top 25 Thought Leader 2011-2014

Accounting Technology

Listed as one of the top nine technology stars in the industry

AICPA Technology Conference

Past Chair and featured Speaker for the past 28 years.

Who’s Who in Business & Industry – 1990-2013; in Computing 1987-2013

Acknowledged as leading business professional and as a leading computing professional

 

CERTIFICATIONS

Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Certified Professional – MCP

Novell Corporation

Certified Network Administrator – CNA

AutoDesk, 3Com, Entre’

Certified CAD specialist, Network Professional, Data Communications

 

PUBLICATIONS

Various publications 1978 - Present

CPA Practice Advisor monthly columnist, Journal of Accountancy, CRN, Accounting Technology, PCWeek, InfoWorld, Interface, State Society newsletters, frequent quotes in accounting and computer press.

Mitchell Publishing - 1981

Basic Using Micros

Random House - 1982

Business Computing Systems

McGraw Hill - 1984

Computers: An Introduction

John Wiley & Sons Publishing - 2002

Technology Best Practices

K2 Enterprises – 2003-2012

Accounting Software Solutions


Dates

Wed, Apr 21, 2021 - 09:00am to 10:49am CDT
Tue, May 11, 2021 - 11:00am to 12:49pm CDT
Mon, May 24, 2021 - 01:00pm to 02:49pm CDT
Thu, Jun 10, 2021 - 03:00pm to 04:49pm CDT
Tue, Jun 22, 2021 - 09:00am to 10:49am CDT
Tue, Jul 13, 2021 - 11:00am to 12:49pm CDT
Fri, Jul 23, 2021 - 01:00pm to 02:49pm CDT
Tue, Aug 10, 2021 - 03:00pm to 04:49pm CDT
Fri, Aug 27, 2021 - 09:00am to 10:49am CDT
Wed, Sep 08, 2021 - 11:00am to 12:49pm CDT
Mon, Sep 27, 2021 - 01:00pm to 02:49pm CDT
Thu, Oct 14, 2021 - 03:00pm to 04:49pm CDT
Fri, Oct 22, 2021 - 09:00am to 10:49am CDT
Sat, Nov 06, 2021 - 11:00am to 12:49pm CDT
Tue, Nov 16, 2021 - 01:00pm to 02:49pm CST
Thu, Dec 09, 2021 - 03:00pm to 04:49pm CST
Wed, Dec 22, 2021 - 09:00am to 10:49am CST

Additional Info

Basic Course Information

Original Recording Date 06/01/2020
Date Added to Catalog 06/17/2020
Prerequisites None
Advanced Preparation None
Designed For All
Course Developer K2 Enterprises
Yellow Book No

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Total Reviews: 5

Comments

Dean C - Charles Town, West Virginia

"The course was very good."

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