Computer Science  |  Format: Flash

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

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 2 of this series, the importance of databases, client-server computing, and cloud computing are discussed, with an emphasis on security issues. The course also teaches you how to make lease-purchase decisions and analyze and evaluate information technology (IT) investments. Numerous examples and graphics are interspersed throughout the course.

Learning Objectives:
After completing this course, the participant should be able to:

  • Recognize the technical advantages of cloud computing.
  • Identify business benefits from cloud computing.
  • Identify protective steps for network environments.
  • Identify responsibilities for accountants on a database management system.
  • Recognize database types and terminology.
  • Recognize several capital budgeting techniques.
  • Recognize the effect of taxes and Modified Accelerated Cost Recovery Systems (MACRS) on capital budgeting decisions.
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    Catalog Number: 99DEL15-v2
    CPE Credits: 3 Registry / 3 QAS
    Author: Steve Spafford, CPA
    Prerequisites/
    Advanced Preparation:
    None
    Course Level: Overview
    Field of Study: Information Technology
    Content Partner: SmartPros Ltd.
    QAS: QAS Certified based on 50 minute hours.
    Course Type: Self-Study
    Minimum Passing Grade: 70%
    Soft/Hardware Reqs.:  Adobe Acrobat® Reader for the .pdf files
     Adobe® Flash® Player 9 or higher
     56k or Greater Internet Connection
     Modern DHTML Compatible Browser
     Ram: 256 MB minimum
     Windows or Mac OS
    Release/Expiration Dates: Feb 14, 2018 / Feb 14, 2020

     

     

     

     

     

     

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