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Accountant's Guide to Computers and Information Technology: Part 1 (Updated)

Course Overview:
The two-part course series, Accountant's Guide to Computers and Information Technology, covers what every accountant should know about computers and information systems and technology. In Part 1 of this series, practical and efficient use of computer technology is highlighted. Popular accounting, compliance, taxes, audit, write-up, forecasting and statistical, budgeting and planning, project management, activity-based accounting (ABC) software are explained. Finally, the importance of information security and data protection is discussed. Numerous examples and graphics are interspersed throughout the course.



Learning Objectives:

After completing this course, the course participant should be able to:
  • Identify components of an accounting information system.
  • Recognize characteristics of accounting, tax, and audit software.
  • Recognize the purpose of extensible business reporting language (XBRL).
  • Recognize the function of Activity-Based Costing (ABC) systems.
  • Identify the value of managerial software and cash management software.
  • Identify the steps in managing computer security.
  • Recognize failure points for a computer system.
  • Recognize appropriate protective steps for software modification.


  • Prerequisites/Advanced Preparation:

    None

    Speaker / Author:

    Steve Spafford is a CPA with DeltaCPE LLC, a national CPE provider.

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    Price (USD)

    Standard: $74.85

    Details

    Course Code : 99DEL14-v2

    Release Date : 02/01/2018
    Expire Date : 07/14/2020
    Credits :
    CPE 3.00
    QAS 3.00

    Length : 2hr 30min
    Course Level : Overview
    Course Type : Self-Study
    Passing Grade : 70%
    Format Type : eLearning
    Mobile Compatible
    Field Of Study : Information Technology

    Theme : Communication Networks

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