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Beyond Small Business Accounting


Total Credits: 2 including 2 Accounting - Technical

Average Rating:
   4.3
Category:
Industry |  ACPEN INDUSTRY
Faculty:
Randolph P. (Randy) Johnston |  Brian F. Tankersley
Course Levels:
Intermediate
Duration:
2 Hours
License:
Access for 30 day(s) after program date.


Description

Successful businesses frequently outgrow the accounting solutions they put in place. As organizations grow, the capabilities of higher-end accounting products can be beneficial in improving internal control, reporting, and organizational efficiency.  

In this session, you will learn key considerations associated with selecting and implementing a new accounting solution and how to ensure that you receive the necessary ROI on such a project. You will also learn about the feature sets available in many leading solutions and the benefits associated with implementing solutions that contain these features.  Attend this session to understand the options and implementation approaches of larger accounting solutions.

Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives

*Identify top larger business accounting solutions

*Differentiate between solutions available

*List key features available in larger business accounting products

*Apply the knowledge gained to solve accounting needs


Major Subjects *Accounting

Course Materials

Faculty

Randolph P. (Randy) Johnston's Profile

Randolph P. (Randy) Johnston Related seminars and products: 20


Randy Johnston is a nationally recognized educator, consultant, and writer with over 30 years experience in Strategic Technology Planning, Accounting Software Selection, Paperless, Systems and Network Integration, Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning, Business Development and Management, Process Engineering and outsourced managed services.

 

EXPERIENCE

K2 Enterprises

(K2E.com)

1990 – Present

Hammond, LA

Executive Vice President, Shareholder – Nation’s leading technology CPE provider to CPA professionals. Consults to high profile technology vendors. Delivers national seminars to CPAs, business groups and IT leaders on technologies in accounting, healthcare and banking. Creates and presents seminars and articles on 30+ technology topics including CPA Firm Technology, Cloud, Paperless, Business Continuity, Accounting Software and Business Strategies leveraging technology.

Network Management Group, Inc. (NMGI.com)

1983 – Present

Hutchinson, KS

Chairman & CEO, Stockholder – Consults and specializes in Strategic Technology including planning, selection and implementation. Expertise: CPA Firm Technology and strategy; Paperless; Accounting Software, Business Intelligence and CRM; Infrastructure including: Cloud, Business Continuity, Virtualization, Backup, and remote management.

Hutchinson Community College
1977 - 1997

Department Chair, Professor, Adjunct - Mathematics & MIS Depts. Designed and taught courses in all areas of mathematics & computing.

Professional Data Services
1978 - 1981

Programmer and system designer - Developed a medical system including the first paperless claims in Kansas, appointments and collection systems. Owned ComputerLand, Entre’ and Connecting Point stores, received first IBM PC and first Compaq in Kansas.

Farmland Industries
1977 - 1978                                                                 

Programmer and system designer - Developed and maintained P&L, Credit Union and Feedlot accounting

 

EDUCATION

Hutchinson Community College, 1975

A.A. in Computer Science, Math

Kansas State University,1977

B.S., summa cum laude, in C.S., Math, Science

Wichita State University, 1981

Masters of Computer Science, 60+ post graduate hours

 

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Accounting Today

Listed as one of the 2004-2013 Top 100 Most Influential People

CPA Practice Advisor

Accounting Hall of Fame 2011, Top 25 Thought Leader 2011-2014

Accounting Technology

Listed as one of the top nine technology stars in the industry

AICPA Technology Conference

Past Chair and featured Speaker for the past 28 years.

Who’s Who in Business & Industry – 1990-2013; in Computing 1987-2013

Acknowledged as leading business professional and as a leading computing professional

 

CERTIFICATIONS

Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Certified Professional – MCP

Novell Corporation

Certified Network Administrator – CNA

AutoDesk, 3Com, Entre’

Certified CAD specialist, Network Professional, Data Communications

 

PUBLICATIONS

Various publications 1978 - Present

CPA Practice Advisor monthly columnist, Journal of Accountancy, CRN, Accounting Technology, PCWeek, InfoWorld, Interface, State Society newsletters, frequent quotes in accounting and computer press.

Mitchell Publishing - 1981

Basic Using Micros

Random House - 1982

Business Computing Systems

McGraw Hill - 1984

Computers: An Introduction

John Wiley & Sons Publishing - 2002

Technology Best Practices

K2 Enterprises – 2003-2012

Accounting Software Solutions


Brian F. Tankersley Related seminars and products: 22

CPA.CITP, CGMA, Director, Strategic Relationships

K2 Enterprises, LLC


Brian Tankersley (@bftcpa, CPATechBlog.com) advises firms and companies on accounting technology issues.  He teaches courses in the US and Canada through K2 Enterprises, and has served as a guest speaker for professional accounting organizations in 46 US states and three provinces in Canada.  Tankersley is a Certified Public Accountant (Tennessee), a Certified Information Technology Professional, a Chartered Global Management Accountant.  Brian makes his home in Farragut, Tennessee.


Dates

Mon, Nov 04, 2019 - 10:00a to 12:00p CST
Wed, Nov 06, 2019 - 09:00a to 11:00a CST
Tue, Dec 03, 2019 - 12:00p to 02:00p CST
Mon, Dec 16, 2019 - 01:00p to 03:00p CST

Additional Info

Basic Course Information

Prerequisites None
Advanced Preparation None
Designed For CPAs
Original Recording Date 07/25/2017
Yellow Book No
Course Developer K2 Enterprises
Date Added to Catalog 07/19/2017

Additional Information

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Instructional Delivery Method Group Internet Based
Course Registration Requirements Online Registration
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"Very good insight on products and process"

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