CPE Webinars

Social Media in Business (October 15, 2020, 12:00 - 2:00 PM CDT)

Businesses are shifting advertising away from more traditional means to social media. Through the use of social media applications such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and YouTube, accountants can reach a greater number of potential clients, customers, partners, and so on while utilizing less money than traditional advertising methods.In addition, social media has become a great place for accountants to share ideas and generate guidance on issues they may not be familiar with in order to gain competency to work on the engagement.This program will address the use of social media in business. It will focus on tips and tricks to generate leads and help increase a firm’s online presence through social media. It will also discuss common ethical pitfalls involved with social media.

This course is designed for:

Anyone in business looking to enhance their social media presence.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify common social media outlets
  • Develop strategies to properly utilize social media
  • Start to shift advertising budgets to areas that generate more impact per dollar spent
  • Develop a business-networking profile
  • Avoid common ethical pitfalls related to using social media under Circular 230
  • Help staff develop proper social media use

Speaker / Author:

James Hodge

James Hodge is currently the Director of Financial Statement Audits at the Department of Treasury's Office of Inspector General where he is responsible for overseeing financial statement audits, performance audits, evaluations, and attestation engagements. Prior to joining the federal government, Mr. Hodge worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in their Washington Federal Practice (now Guidehouse), advising federal entities on how to solve complex organizational issues, manage risk, and add value in financial and program management, operations improvement, and security and data management.

Mr. Hodge also currently serves as an adjunct business professor at Howard University, Montgomery College, and University of Maryland Global Global Campus where he teaches upper-level undergraduate and graduate accounting courses. In addition to his role at these institutions, Mr. Hodge also serves as an instructor for Becker Professional Education and Kaplan Professional. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), and Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM) and received both his undergraduate and graduate business degrees from the University of Dayton.

As an active member of the accounting and auditing community, Mr. Hodge has served in numerous leadership roles with the National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) on the local and regional level, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants’ Government Accounting and Auditing Update Committee, and the Office of Management and Budget’s Executive Steering Committee on Fraud. He also serves as a Quality Assurance Supervisor at three Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) sites in Washington, DC where he oversees tax preparation and financial literacy services provided to low and moderate-income families free of charge.

Software & Hardware Requirements:

  • 56k or Greater Internet Connection


Price (USD)

Standard: $60.00


Course Code : ACE-19040_LZ

Expire Date : 10/16/2020
Credits :
CPE 2.00

Course Level : Basic
Course Type : Group Internet-Based
Format Type : Webinar
Field Of Study : Communications & Marketing

Event Date : 10/15/2020 12:00:00 PM

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