Accounting  |  Format: Flash

Managing the AP Function

Course Overview
This course provides an overview of managing the AP function. This includes a discussion of managing the process, the individual tasks, the staffs, as well as dealing effectively with management. This course also discusses management of vendor expectations and dealing with AP's internal customers. Finally, this course provides insights into the AP department of tomorrow with a focus on the technology and data that will be present in the future.

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

  • Identify characteristics of a well-designed AP process
  • Recognize challenges in managing individual tasks and staff as well as internal customers
  • Identify best practices related to vendor relations
  • Recognize characteristics of the AP department of the future

    Catalog Number: 99SCH22
    CPE Credits: 1 Registry / 1 QAS
    Author: Mary S. Schaeffer
    Advanced Preparation:
    Course Level: Basic
    Field of Study: Accounting
    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
     Sound card with speakers/headphones
     Windows or Mac OS
    Release/Expiration Dates: Apr 24, 2019 / Apr 24, 2021