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Advanced Googling for Accountants

  • Credits: 2
  • Format: Self-Study Audio
  • Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge
  • Author/Speaker: Garrett Wasny
Available Formats:
Advanced Preparation:None
Experience Level:Basic 
Program Prerequisites:General Understanding of Search Engines
Course ID:GW-201.22-SA
Published Date:May 2022
COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course provides a concise overview of how accountants can instantly and dramatically improve their Google search skills. Discover how to use the search service to spot opportunities and threats in your enterprise landscape earlier
and faster, improve your research tactics as a trusted business advisor, slice through the endless online static and distractions, and interpret search results related to accounting in their proper context.

You'll walk away with scores of practical and proven online discovery lessons that can be immediately applied, deliver instant results and serve you forever in both your professional and personal life.

Topics include:
  • Getting Google Ready
  • Google Mobile Tools
  • Google Personalization and Optimization
  • Google Eyes and Ears: How Google Can Literally Read, Hear and See You
  • Googling to Your Own Devices: How Results Vary by Computer
  • Hiding in Plain Sight: What You’re Missing on the Google Results Page
  • Google Sweet Talk
  • Power Search Tools
  • Google Verticals
  • How to Be a Google Super Hero: Three Key Strategies

Learning Objectives:

After reading the course material, you will be able to:

  • Transform Google into your backup brain, robot assistant, and ambient sidekick.
  • Compose advanced search queries that generate more relevant results.
  • Discover literally 10x more information that’s hiding in plain sight on the Google search results page
Who Should Attend:
  • All Certified Public Accountants (CPAs)
Qualifies and Approved with all State Boards of Accountancy and the following sponsorships:
NASBA



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How Technology is Impacting the Accounting Profession

  • Credits: 2
  • Format: Self-Study Audio
  • Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge
  • Author/Speaker: Garrett Wasny
Available Formats:
Advanced Preparation:None
Experience Level:Basic
Program Prerequisites:General Understanding of Technology
Course ID:GW-202.22-SA
Published Date:May 2022
COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course provides a concise overview of the leading technologies and economic forces reshaping the accounting profession and how accountants are using new digital business models to thrive in the face of rapid and seismic change.

Discover how accountants—once largely enterprise passengers and navigators — are elevating their role using cyber tools and becoming pilots of global business. You'll walk away with a simple yet effective game plan to keep up with
exploding digital transformation and translate technology ambitions into practical reality.

Topics include:
  • Key technology trends in accounting
  • The SMAC-down (social, mobile, analytics and cloud) of the profession
  • A new generation of online accounting services
  • Emerging cyber business models
  • How to embrace the new normal and thrive in the face of technology change

Learning Objectives:

After reading the course material, you will be able to:

  • Examine the impact of cyber applications and digital transformation on accountants.
  • Explore the major shift in accounting away from historical reporting and compliance functions towards more forward-thinking and value-added services.
  • Review a new generation of web-based accounting business models that are driving innovation and redefining the roles and revenue streams of practitioners.


Who Should Attend:
  • Practitioners who want to step up their technology game and explore a swirl of innovation, strategy, and data opportunities in today's hyper-connected global marketplace.
  • All Certified Public Accountants (CPAs)

Qualifies and Approved with all State Boards of Accountancy and the following sponsorships:
NASBA



$19.00 each Add to cart

IRS Internet Resources for Accountants

  • Credits: 2
  • Format: Self-Study Audio
  • Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge
  • Author/Speaker: Garrett Wasny
Available Formats: 
 
 
 
 
Advanced Preparation:None
Experience Level:Basic 
Program Prerequisites:General Understanding of Technology
Course ID:GW-203.22-SA
Published Date:Jan 2022
COURSE DESCRIPTION

The course provides a concise overview of the Internet services offered by the Internal Revenue Service or IRS, the tax agency of the United States federal government. Discover scores of little-known but highly valuable IRS resources
including electronic wizards, mobile apps, online payment systems, calculators and estimators, tax calendars, advocacy services, whistle-blower awards, social media, privacy guides, job opportunities, e-books, newsletters, and
much more.

You'll walk away with a whole new appreciation for the IRS and a huge treasure trove of digital tools that can sharpen and accelerate your tax workflow.

Topics include:
  • IRS.gov Website Update
  • Key Search Filters
  • Hidden IRS Cyber Resources
  • Forms and Publications
  • Electronic Filing
  • Payment Systems
  • Refund Tracking
  • Online Tools
  • Online Estimators and Calculators
  • Assistance Services
  • Affordable Care Act Tax Provisions
  • Foreign Account Tax Compliant Act
  • Identity Protection and Tax Fraud Alerts
  • Professional Development and Accreditation
  • Tax Statistics
  • Social Media
  • IRS Jobs and Careers
  • IRS Strategic Plan
  • Third-Party IRS Resources

Learning Objectives:

After reading the course material, you will be able to:

  • Highlight scores of IRS online resources and apps that can help accountants in every stage of their tax workflow.
  • Navigate the entire IRS website with more authority and confidence.
  • Improve how you research constantly changing IRS tax rules that are getting ever more complicated and specialized.
Who Should Attend:
  • All Certified Public Accountants (CPAs)
Qualifies and Approved with all State Boards of Accountancy and the following sponsorships:
NASBA