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Accountant's Guide to Computers and Information Technology: Part 1 (Updated - 2)

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, compliance, 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.

Content Partner:

SmartPros Ltd.

SmartPros Ltd. is a leader in online and offline continuing education for
accounting, finance and engineering professionals. With over 2,000 hours of
content, SmartPros has been providing mandatory continuing education
products since 1981. SmartPros provides services and content to its
professional and corporate clients, in a variety of media including Web, CD
ROM, and video. In the accounting market, SmartPros also has a predominant
news and information portal which receives 200,000+ visits per month and
provides services to over 100,000 subscribers. SmartPros' customers include
50% of the Fortune 500, as well as the major firms and associations in each
of its professional markets.


Prerequisites/Advanced Preparation:

None

Speaker / Author:

Steve Spafford, MBA, CPA, has over 20 years’ experience as a CPA working with large public accounting firms, and in numerous executive roles at multinational public corporations. He is a member of DeltaCPE LLC, a leading publisher of continuing professional education courses for CPAs, and has edited CPA ethics courses provided to over 35 states.

Software & Hardware Requirements:

  • 56k or Greater Internet Connection
  • Adobe Acrobat® Reader for the .pdf files
  • Adobe® Flash® Player 9 or higher
  • Modern DHTML Compatible Browser
  • Ram: 256 MB minimum
  • Sound card with speakers/headphones
  • Windows or Mac OS

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Price (USD)

Standard: $74.85

Details

Course Code : 99DEL14-v3

Release Date : 08/05/2020
Expire Date : 08/05/2022
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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