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Robotic Process Automation Fundamentals for Accounting and Finance Professionals Certificate Program
Management Accounting
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Robotic Process Automation Fundamentals for Accounting and Finance Professionals Certificate Program

Automation can ensure a competitive advantage. This three-part certificate program focuses on robotic process automation (RPA) benefits and how the use of software robots can help your business or clients become more competitive and agile.

$223.20 - $339
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Format

Webcast

NASBA Field of Study

Information Technology

Level

Basic

CPE Credits

8.5

Author(s)

Rob Drover, Brian O'Sullivan

Sessions

3

Availability

3 months

Product Number

WCRPAFAFP2105B

 Business & partner 
MyCPE Manager compatible
Product Details

Transform with automation

Learn how the use of software robots can enable your business or clients become more competitive and agile. Increase your competitive edge and move toward an intelligent enterprise by harnessing automation within your accounting and finance tasks to increase operational efficiency and enhance customer experience. You will see the benefits RPA can have on finance processes and how that translates to higher productivity and cost savings. You will have the tools to prepare your employees to add greater value to your organization by eliminating time-consuming, repetitive procedures.

Practical knowledge

The detailed case studies and a simulated learning lab which utilize Automation Anywhere provide step-by-step guidance, designed to give accounting and finance professionals real-world knowledge on how creating simple bots can have an immediate impact on daily tasks. Earn a digital badge

Digital Badge

Upon completion of the learning program, you will be awarded a certificate in the form of a digital badge you can proudly display on the internet — a personal blog, a social network like LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Mozilla Open Badges, a biographical page on a company website, or an online resume.

Key Topics

  • RPA technology
  • Business processes for automation
  • Decision criteria for a business case
  • RPA implementation
  • Proof-of-concept criteria
  • Center of Excellence model
  • Human and digital workforce roles
  • RPA implications on accounting, finance and operational processes
  • Difference between RPA and traditional automation

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify RPA in the global landscape to include the business value, specific to the accounting and finance function
  • Recognize the opportunities and use cases for automation
  • Identify the decision criteria needed to build a business case
  • Recognize the capabilities of RPA to enhance governance and compliance
  • Recognize key risks and challenges that need to be addressed before, during, and after implementing RPA
  • Identify key considerations for implementing RPA
  • Recognize future trends in automation technology and the impact on the short-term planning horizon

Who Will Benefit

  • Global accounting and financial process owners
  • Management accounting professionals
  • Finance professionals
  • CPA’s in public practice
  • Enterprise resource planning (ERP) implementation professionals and consultants
  • Accounting and finance professionals with no IT expertise
Upcoming Webcast Dates
May 25 - May 27 2021
May 25, 1pm – 3:30pm GMT
May 26, 1pm – 4pm GMT
May 27, 1pm – 4pm GMT
Credit Info
CPE Credits
8.5
NASBA Field of Study
Information Technology
Level
Basic
Prerequisites
None
Access
This is a live event. You will have access on the date/time of broadcast and the archive for 3 months after the broadcast date.
Digital Badge
After completing the course, you will receive a digital badge that can be easily shared with your professional network
Duration
8.5 hrs
Pricing
Do you have an AICPA membership? Log in to apply your member discount.
Nonmembers
$339.00
AICPA Members
$279.00
CITP Credential Holders
$223.20

Group ordering for your team

2 to 5 registrants

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6+ registrants

We can help with group discounts. Call us at 1-800-634-6780 (option 1) or email us at salessupport@aicpa.org

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Speakers
Rob Drover
Brian O'Sullivan
Brian O'Sullivan works as an Automation & Controls Engineer at Solara Automation and runs a nationally competitive high school robotics team, TerrorBytes Robotics. Brian received his BS in Computer Engineering from Clemson University and has worked in a variety of manufacturing, software development, and automation companies. In Brian's current role as a Controls Engineer with Solara Automation, he designs and deploys control systems for customers seeking robotics automation. He has also developed control and computer vision software for fully-automated and semi-automated production lines to meet high customer demand. Brian also coaches and runs the 2017 North Carolina state champion robotics team, TerrorBytes Robotics, out of Research Triangle Park, NC. Each year he leads the team of around 60 highschoolers and mentors in designing and building a 150lb robot to compete against teams across the world.
Accessibility

The Association is dedicated to removing barriers to the accountancy profession and ensuring that all accountancy professionals and other members of the public with an interest in the profession or joining the profession, including those with disabilities, have access to the profession and the Association's website, educational materials, products, and services.The Association is committed to making professional learning accessible to all product users. This commitment is maintained in accordance with applicable law. For additional information, please refer to the Association's Website Accessibility Policy. As part of this commitment, this product is closed-captioned. For additional accommodation requests please contact adaaccessibility@aicpa-cima.com and indicate the product that you are interested in (title, etc.) and the requested accommodation(s): Audio/Visual/Other. A member of our team will be in contact with you promptly to make sure we meet your needs appropriately.

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Robotic Process Automation Fundamentals for Accounting and Finance Professionals Certificate Program
This webcast includes three sessions. Select from the following options:
Starts May 25, 2021
1pm4pm GMT
Nonmember Price
$339.00
Price excluding sales tax
$339.00
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