Webinar Details
Course Description

There is an accelerating and disruptive digital technology transformation in progress. It is referred to as the “digital revolution”. It can adversely impact an organization’s competitiveness and will be replacing employee jobs with computers. In this webinar, ERP Consultant and Managerial Accounting Expert, Gary Cokins, will explain why the accounting profession needs to prepare itself for substantial change from this revolution.  

Gary will discuss why digital transformation is not exclusively about physical robots but also about software robots that perform functions that white collar employees perform. He will explain how digital transformation presents not only concerns but also great potential and opportunities in the profession. 

Learning Objectives
  • Discover how artificial intelligence (AI), robotic process automation (RPA), and machine learning will impact jobs in accounting.
  • Identify how AI, RPA, and machine learning can be a threat but also an opportunity in the profession.
  • Recognize the continuum of business analytics and the skills needed to embrace digital automation.
  • Recognize accounting and finance functions highly impacted by the digital transformation.
  • Discover mitigating risks from digital automation.
Prerequisites
  • None
Who Should Attend

CPAs, accounting, and finance professionals impacted by technology. 

Advanced Preparation

None

Presenter Details
  • Gary Cokins
    • Presenter

    Gary Cokins, CEO of "Analytics-Based Performance Management LLC": https://www.garycokins.com is an internationally recognized expert, speaker, and author in advanced cost management and performance improvement systems. He is the founder of Analytics-Based Performance Management, an advisory firm located in Cary, North Carolina. Gary received a BS degree with honors in Industrial Engineering/Operations Research from Cornell University in 1971. He received his MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management in 1974.

    Gary began his career as a strategic planner with FMC’s Link-Belt Division and then served as Financial Controller and Operations Manager. In 1981 Gary began... Read more

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Date & Time
Monday, April 17, 2023

12:00 PM EDT (see additional timezones)

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