CPAR GOV - Auditing Practice

CPAR GOV/NFP - Vol. 2018 - No. 3 - 02 - How You Can Use Data Analytics to Solidify Your Role

Course Overview
As government agencies increasingly rely on digital technologies to conduct their operations, the positions of accountant and auditor have evolved into an even more strategic role: keeping an eye on improving enterprise performance, while still complying with compliance standards. According to Fola Ojumu, a partner of Kearney & Company, there is little doubt that data analytics, robotic process automation and blockchain technology are vital to the future health of government organizations as well as to the future well-being of a financial manager’s career.

Learning Objectives:

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

  • Identify the three emerging technologies that are transforming government finance;
  • Explain how the three technologies provide a return on their investment;
  • Identify the primary challenges for implementing the emerging technologies; and
  • Distinguish between "artificial intelligence" and "machine learning."

Prerequisites/Advanced Preparation:

Work experience in governmental accounting or auditing, or an introductory course in governmental auditing.

Speaker / Author:

CPAR Government/Not-For-Profit
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Price (USD)

Standard: $69.90


Course Code : CPAR1360-FM

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

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