How Technology is Impacting the Accounting Profession

  • Monday, April 29, 2019

    9:30am – 11:30am
  • 2
    Information Technology

This presentation provides a concise overview of the leading technologies and economic forces reshaping the accounting profession and how accountants can thrive in the face of rapid and seismic change.

This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions either during or after the event.


Upon completion of the course you will have learned how to:

  • Identify the leading disruptive technologies that are transforming life and the global economy and how to apply them in your accounting work.
  • Stay relevant in a hyper-connected universe that is changing faster and faster -- and requiring more and more skill with each iteration.
  • Enhance your technology leadership skills by developing new mindsets and setting new strategic priorities.
  • Transform yourself into a "techno accountant" by becoming more technology aware and involved.
  • Develop new online partnerships that will amplify technology reach and clout.


The major topics that will be covered in the course include:

  • How accountants have embraced new technologies throughout history to improve productivity
  • Why many accountants today are not keeping pace and becoming less confident in their ability to leverage emerging technologies
  • Key trends, challenges and opportunities for accountants in cloud, mobile, social, wearable computers, Internet of Things, big data, artificial intelligence, online education, cybersecurity and other digital developments
  • The overarching implications and cumulative impact of new technologies on global business and the accounting industry
  • How to excel when the parade of emerging technologies and scientific breakthroughs is relentless and exploding on multiple fronts.

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Designed For

Accounting professionals at all levels who want to better understand how technology is driving change in the business world and accounting industry.


CPA Crossings, LLC

Advanced Preparation




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Information Technology

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