This course covers what every accountant should know about computers and information systems and technology. The practical and efficient use of computer technology is highlighted. Popular accounting, compliance, taxes, audit, and software packages are discussed, along with trends in the computer market. The importance of information system and data protection, data bases, client/server computing, and cloud computing are also covered, with an emphasis on security issues. This course also teaches you how to make lease-rent-purchase decisions and analyze and evaluate information technology (IT) investments.
Accounting Information Systems and Packages. Computer Software in Managerial Accounting. Information Security and Data Protection. The Accountant and the Networked Environment. The Accountant and Database Management Systems. Information Systems and Financial Analysis.
CPAs, auditors, accountants and financial professionals.
Identify components of an accounting information system. Recognize characteristics of accounting, tax, and audit software. Recognize the purpose of extensible business reporting language (XBRL). Recognize the function of Activity-Based Costing (ABC) systems. Identify the value of managerial software and cash management software, and more.
Non-Member Price $200.00
Member Price $174.00