FMN Accounting

FMN - 2019/March, Seg.3 - Act or Be Acted Upon: Accounting Curriculum and Data Analytics

Course Overview
On the one hand, the role of an accountant is changing: data is proliferating and machines are doing the actual work. On the other hand, accounting curricula at universities have barely changed over the past thirty years. In connection with the Emanuel Saxe Lecture at Baruch College, Prof. Vernon J. Richardson of the University of Arkansas provides his insight on the growing need for, and the increased use of, experiential data analytics in each accounting course.

Learning Objectives:

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

  • Recognize the implications of technology on the elimination of jobs in the future;
  • Identify what accounting does to financial information;
  • Recognize how technology is changing how accountants work; and
  • Identify the characteristics of a data analytics mindset.

Prerequisites/Advanced Preparation:

Work experience in financial reporting or accounting, or an introductory course in accounting.

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 : FMN1294-FM

Release Date : 03/08/2019
Expire Date : 10/14/2020
Credits :
CPE 2.00
QAS 2.00

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

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