Accounting Processing Best Practices

What Every Accounting Professional Needs to Know About AI and RPA

Course Overview
This course provides an overview of artificial intelligence (AI) and robotic process automation (RPA). This includes a discussion of the business landscape, how the accounts payable process is a good candidate for RPA, as well as the overall impact on accounting. This course also addresses how technology can help with compliance requirements, the skillset likely to be in demand in the future, as well as examples of how AI and RPA have already been implemented in certain areas.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successful completion of this segment, you should be able to:

  • Recognize key developments and impacts of automation
  • Identify key areas such as A/P and others that are impacted by the use of artificial intelligence and robotic process automation
  • Recognize how artificial intelligence and robotic process automation work and can assist in strengthening and improving processes
  • Recognize skillsets likely to be in demand in the future

Prerequisites/Advanced Preparation:


Speaker / Author:

Mary S. Schaeffer is editorial director of CRYSTALLUS, Inc., which publishes the Accounts Payable Now & Tomorrow newsletter and the e-zine e-AP news. After working in the finance and treasury departments of several large companies for 15 years, she turned to writing and consulting full time. She is the author of 17 business books, including 101 Best Practices for Accounts Payable, is a nationally recognized accounts payable expert and consultant and a frequent speaker at seminars, conferences and online events. She is the creator of the Institute of Financial Operations Accounts Payable Innovation Certificate program and several self-study courses for CPAs. Mary Schaeffer has a B.S. in Math from York College and a M.B.A. in Finance from New York University. She is a member of the Authors Guild and the New York Financial Writers' Association.


Price (USD)

Standard: $49.90


Course Code : 99SCH21

Release Date : 04/22/2019
Expire Date : 04/30/2022
Credits :
CPE 2.00
QAS 2.00

Course Level : Basic
Course Type : QAS Self-Study
Length : 1hr 40min
Passing Grade : 70%
Field Of Study : Accounting
Theme : Accounting Processing Best Practices

Format Type : eLearning
Mobile Compatible

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