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Understanding Robotic Process Automation (RPA)
Management Accounting
CPE Self-study

Understanding Robotic Process Automation (RPA)

An overview of robotic process automation (RPA) technology that will assist you in developing your own strategy and implementation plan.

$63.20 - $99
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Format

Online

NASBA Field of Study

Information Technology

Level

Basic

CPE Credits

2.5

Author(s)

Edward Brooks

Availability

1 year

Product Number

188720

 Business & partner 
Learning Outcomes
  • Recognize what RPA is.
  • Identify processes suitable for RPA.
  • Recognize how RPA is transforming businesses.
  • Indicate the business value of RPA.
  • Identify key considerations in getting started with RPA.
Key Topics
  • What is a robotic process
  • RPA history and drivers
  • The RPA market – size, growth forecasts, landscape
  • How RPA fits in with other digital initiatives – ML, big data, AI, and so on
  • Business value of RPA
  • Effect of automation on people
  • How to get started
Product Details

Prepare for the future of RPA.

This self-study online course is part of the Robotic Process Automation Strategy for Business Leaders Program and the Robotic Process Automation Fundamentals for Accounting and Finance Professionals Certificate. You must purchase one of these RPA learning bundles to earn the digital badge. Click a title above to learn more.

Automation can ensure a competitive advantage for public accounting firms and management accountants working in business and industry. Forty percent of manual accounting tasks are predicted to be automated by 2020. With advanced preparation and strategy, rollout can be timely and result in significant hours saved.

Developed by Edward Brooks, founder of the RPA Academy, this CPE course covers the characteristics, benefits, risks, and challenges of RPA. In this course, Brooks reviews the RPA landscape, how this new technology is transforming businesses, and how it will ultimately affect your role as an accounting and finance professional. Finally, this course will help you start to develop your own strategy and implementation plan for RPA.

Take a proactive approach, so you can ensure the changes resulting from RPA don't negatively affect your corporate culture.

Who Will Benefit
  • Get a foundational understanding of RPA
Pricing
Do you have an AICPA membership? Log in to apply your member discount.
Nonmembers
Online
$99.00
AICPA Members
Online
$79.00
CITP Credential Holders
Online
$63.20

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Credit Info
CPE Credits
Online
2.5
NASBA Field of Study
Information Technology
Level
Basic
Prerequisites
None
Access
Online
This is a digital product. You will have access to the content for 1 year after purchase date.
Instructors
Edward Brooks
Edward Brooks is trained as a chartered accountant in London with Ernst & Young, and went on to work as a consultant with Accenture and ISG before launching The RPA Academy in 2017. During his consulting years, Ed specialized in outsourcing and business transformation, and advised and supported technology start-ups. The RPA Academy was founded to address the growing skills shortages in the automation space, and has since expanded its training offerings to include courses on RPA, Machine Learning, AI, and Blockchain.
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