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K2’S Emerging Technologies For Accountants, Including Blockchain And Cryptocurrencies


Total Credits: 4 including 4 Information Technology - Technical

Average Rating:
   5
Category:
ACPEN Industry Institute |  Industry |  Technology
Faculty:
Thomas G. Stephens Jr., CPA.CITP, CGMA
Course Levels:
Intermediate
Duration:
4 hours
License:
Access for 30 day(s) after program date.

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Description

Unlike technologies we use every day, many currently emerging technologies can change how we work in the future.  This session covers an assortment of technologies that are nearing mainstream adoption and helps you understand what they do, how they work, and some of the potential risks and rewards they offer.

Attend this course, and learn the basics of blockchain, cryptocurrencies, big data, artificial intelligence, and machine learning, as well as some of the uses, benefits, risks, and threats posed to legacy businesses by these innovative yet disruptive platforms.

Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives

 

  • Define Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence, Cryptocurrency, Big Data, and Machine Learning
  • Identify the Major Similarities and Differences Between Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, and Machine Learning
  • List Examples of Potential Use Cases for Each of the Technologies Discussed in this Session and Identify How These Technologies Differ from Current Practices

Major Subjects
  • Information Technology
  • Blockchain
  • Cryptocurrencies

Course Materials

Faculty

Thomas G. Stephens Jr., CPA.CITP, CGMA's Profile

Thomas G. Stephens Jr., CPA.CITP, CGMA Related seminars and products

Shareholder

K2 Enterprises


Tommy Stephens received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree (Major in Accounting) from Auburn University in 1985. In 1992, he earned a Master of Science degree (Major in Finance) from Georgia State University in Atlanta. Presently, Tommy is a Certified Public Accountant, a Certified Information Technology Professional, and a Chartered Global Management Accountant.

During his professional career, Tommy has gained valuable experience in a variety of positions, including:

  • Working as an auditor and technology consultant for an Atlanta-based public accounting firm;
  • Leading an Internal Audit staff and managing a Cost Accounting team for a Fortune 500 company;
  • Serving as a Chief Financial Officer for an international engineering organization; and
  • Founding and managing his public accounting firm that provides accounting, tax, and consulting services to individuals and a variety of small and emerging businesses.

In 1995, Tommy began authoring and presenting continuing professional education courses to accounting and finance professionals. In 2003, he affiliated with K2 Enterprises, and in 2007, he joined the firm as a partner. To date, he has lectured internationally on subjects such as internal controls for small businesses, technology strategies, computer hardware and software applications, tax strategies and compliance, and financial accounting standards and applications. Over the past twenty-five years, Tommy has presented over 2,700 educational sessions to over 70,000 participants throughout the United States and Canada.

Presently, Tommy resides in Woodstock, Georgia, where he enjoys an active personal life with his wife. His hobbies include snow skiing, fishing, running, and other outdoor activities. Tommy maintains professional memberships with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants. Additionally, he is a past member of the Institute of Internal Auditors.


Dates

Tue, Aug 17, 2021 - 02:00pm to 05:41pm EDT
Wed, Aug 25, 2021 - 10:00am to 01:41pm EDT
Wed, Sep 15, 2021 - 02:00pm to 05:41pm EDT
Thu, Sep 30, 2021 - 10:00am to 01:41pm EDT
Thu, Oct 07, 2021 - 02:00pm to 05:41pm EDT
Sat, Oct 23, 2021 - 10:00am to 01:41pm EDT
Thu, Nov 11, 2021 - 02:00pm to 05:41pm EST
Mon, Nov 22, 2021 - 10:00am to 01:41pm EST
Wed, Dec 08, 2021 - 02:00pm to 05:41pm EST
Mon, Dec 27, 2021 - 10:00am to 01:41pm EST
Thu, Jan 06, 2022 - 02:00pm to 05:41pm EST
Tue, Jan 18, 2022 - 10:00am to 01:41pm EST
Thu, Feb 03, 2022 - 02:00pm to 05:41pm EST
Tue, Feb 15, 2022 - 10:00am to 01:41pm EST
Thu, Mar 03, 2022 - 02:00pm to 05:41pm EST
Tue, Mar 15, 2022 - 10:00am to 01:41pm EDT
Thu, Apr 07, 2022 - 02:00pm to 05:41pm EDT
Tue, Apr 19, 2022 - 10:00am to 01:41pm EDT
Thu, May 05, 2022 - 02:00pm to 05:41pm EDT
Tue, May 17, 2022 - 10:00am to 01:41pm EDT
Thu, Jun 02, 2022 - 02:00pm to 05:41pm EDT
Tue, Jun 21, 2022 - 10:00am to 01:41pm EDT

Additional Info

Basic Course Information

Original Recording Date 2021
Date Added to Catalog 6/24/2021
Prerequisites Basic knowledge of technology strategy and standards
Advanced Preparation None
Designed For Practitioners and Business Executives Who Need to Know More About Emerging Technologies, Including Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies
Course Developer K2 Enterprises
Yellow Book No

Additional Information

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