FMN Management Services

FMN - 2019/November, Seg.2 - Management Accounting Competencies for a Digital Age

Course Overview
Management accounting, like many fields, is being disrupted by a whole host of new technologies, including Big Data, predictive analytics, artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain, cognitive computing, machine learning and robotics process automation (RPA). Jeff Thomson, president and CEO of the Institute of Management Accountants, is a frequent speaker on the changing technological landscape that is impacting the accounting profession. He offers his insights into the rapid change of technology and the current state of affairs in management accounting.

Learning Objectives:

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

  • Recognize what management accountants need to do to stay relevant;
  • Identify the automation hot spots for finance;
  • Recognize what the accountant needs to do to be fit for purpose in a digital age; and
  • Identify the characteristics of the new decision-making model.

Prerequisites/Advanced Preparation:

Work experience in a corporate staff environment, or an introductory course in management.

Speaker / Author:

FMN Online
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.

Price (USD)

Standard: $69.90


Course Code : FMN1325-FM

Length : 1hr 40min
Course Level : Update
Course Type : Self-Study
Passing Grade : 70%
Format Type : eLearning
Mobile Compatible
Field Of Study : Management Services

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