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Implementing and Maintaining ERP Accounting Systems
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Implementing and Maintaining ERP Accounting Systems

Total Credits: 4 including 4 Business Management & Organization - Non-technical

Average Rating:
  4.3   (1 comments)
Faculty :
Randolph P. (Randy) Johnston  |  Robert (Bob) H. Spencer, PhD  |  Christopher J. Carrigee, P.E., CPA
Course Levels:
4 Hours
Access for 30 day(s) after program date.


After many years of inactivity, a number of businesses are considering upgrading or changing their ERP Accounting solutions. The Panelist represent several decades of experience selecting and implementing accounting solutions across a wide range of business from Manufacturing and Distribution to Retail and Professional Services. They have a broad and practical knowledge of the complete process from Cradle to Grave and will share their experiences as well as provide step-by-step list for you to follow.

Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives

*Identify and describe how to identify and select an accounting solution appropriate to your business

*Describe the core features and functionality expected in an ERP Accounting solution

*Discuss the Pros and Cons in choosing an on premise vs. an Cloud based solution

*Describe the ongoing maintenance process and what it takes to make your solution viable on a continuing basis

*Identify and differentiate key technologies deployed in modern accounting

Major Subjects

*ERP Accounting Systems

Course Materials


Randolph P. (Randy) Johnston Related seminars and products: 30

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.



K2 Enterprises


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. (

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



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



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



Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Certified Professional – MCP

Novell Corporation

Certified Network Administrator – CNA

AutoDesk, 3Com, Entre’

Certified CAD specialist, Network Professional, Data Communications



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

Robert (Bob) H. Spencer, PhD Related seminars and products:

Dr. Bob Spencer is a Technology Coach to business owners and managers and has over 40 years’ experience in business and technology integration. He regularly provides the following services; Strategic Technology Planning, Software Selection, Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Planning, Process Engineering, Digital Data Management, Information Technology Reviews and Audits, and Security Audits. He is an internationally published author and writer of more than a dozen books and hundreds of articles on accounting business and technology solutions. 



Twenty Seconds In the Future (TSIF) 1995 – Present

Strategic Technology Planning, Technology/Security Audits, Accounting and Content Management software selection & implementation.

University of West Florida

1983 – 1997

Associate Professor, Adjunct  - Accounting & Information Technology Depts.

Monsanto Employees Credit Union 1995 – 1996

Executive Vice President, 200 million dollar financial institution. Duties encompassed full range of management responsibility for large multi-branch bank.

Saltmarsh, Cleaveland & Gund,

Certified Public Accountants

1985 - 1995


Principal, Management and Technology Consulting, Selection and Implementation of Accounting Software solutions. Technology Audits and Reviews.

Department of Defense

1970 – 1984

Systems Design and Analysis, Programming, Network Administration & Communications.


CDC Corporation 1975-1980

Real Estate Broker/Developer – Indianapolis, Indiana




Indiana University, 1982

Bachelor of General Studies

Central Michigan University, 1989

Master of Science in Administration

Southwest University, 1991

Doctorate of Philosophy in Computer Science




Who’s Who Business & Industry

Listed - Leading business professional

Thompson Gale

Listed - Guide to Contemporary Authors

Accounting Technology

CPA Practice Advisors

Listed - One of the top 10 technology professionals in the industry

Top 25 Technology  Thought Leader





Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Certified Professional – MCP

Novell Corporation

Certified Network Engineer – CNE


Certified Computer Professional – CCP




Author and Lecturer

1975 - Present

Certified Systems Professional – CSP



More than a dozen books and several hundred articles. Subject titles include Risk Management, selecting and implementing accounting software, implementing a paperless office, internal controls and technology best practices.

Christopher J. Carrigee, P.E., CPA Related seminars and products:

Christopher J. Carrigee, P.E., CPA

President of Advanced Business Systems, LLC 

A Microsoft Dynamics NAV Gold Partner

Chris graduated from Louisiana State University with a degree in Electrical Engineering (minor: Mathematics). He immediately took a position with a large consulting firm where he obtained extensive experience in managing various technically oriented projects. While biding his time (4 yrs.) necessary to sit for the Professional Engineers Examination he embarked on taking the necessary coursework required to sit for the CPA exam. He completed both the Professional Engineers examination and subsequently obtained his CPA license.

Chris has extensive project management experience involving high tech projects for companies which include Mobil Oil, Chevron, LOOP, Murphy Oil, Shell Oil and Entergy. Since 1995 he has been involved in automation projects and since 1999 he has been engaged primarily in ERP and Accounting Software implementations (Microsoft Dynamics NAV formerly Navision). The ERP Software industry has allowed Chris to couple his High Tech Side (Electrical Engineering) with his Accounting expertise enabling him to provide a superior product to his clients. The project management skills which he learned in the engineering profession have served Chris well in the implementation of ERP Software which by its nature is a complex process needing proven project methodology to reduce risk and improve client satisfaction. Chris previously served on the Louisiana CPA Society Technology Committee and has submitted technology related articles for publication in Lagniappe, the monthly publication of the state society. Chris is a principal of Advanced Business Systems, LLC which has offices in Austin, Nashville, and New Orleans.

Registration: Registered in the State of Louisiana as a Professional Engineer in Electrical Engineering; Registration No. 26058 Certified Public Accountant; License No. 23424.

Chris has been involved in approximately 100 system conversions through the years. His role in these projects has typically centered around project management, training and implementation.

Additional Info

Basic Course Information

Prerequisites None
Advanced Preparation None
Field of Study 1

Business Management & Organization

Field of Study 1 Hours


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Course Developer K2 Enterprises

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