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K2's 2023 Kicking It Up A Notch With KPIs

Total Credits: 1 including 1 Computer Software & Applications - Non-technical

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ACPEN Industry Institute |  Technology
Brian F. Tankersley, CPA.CITP, CGMA
Course Levels:
1 Hour

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The adage, “what gets measured, gets managed,” has never been more true than it is today. Organizations of all kinds and sizes are creating systems and processes to categorize, track, and report on many of their operations by creating reports featuring key performance indicators (KPIs). This session will teach you about many different kinds of KPIs. Further, you will learn how to find data and use tools like Microsoft Excel and Power BI to measure performance. You will also identify the benefits and drawbacks of using KPIs in management philosophies like holacracy to make it easier for employees to know in real time where they stand.

Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives
  • Identify the correct definition for terms associated with key performance indicators from a list of options
  • Differentiate the benefits and limitations of using tools such as Excel, Power BI, and Tableau for reporting KPIs
  • When presented with the name of an Excel or Power Query feature discussed in the session, select the definition that best describes the feature
  • List examples of KPIs that might be useful in many business environments

Major Subjects
  • How to look for data in your existing systems
  • The basics of data prep tools
  • Tools for tracking and reporting on KPIs

Course Materials


Brian F. Tankersley, CPA.CITP, CGMA's Profile

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Director, Strategic Relationships

K2 Enterprises, LLC

Brian Tankersley is a consultant who advises US firms and companies on accounting technology issues. Mr. Tankersley is a frequent speaker at continuing education courses for K2 Enterprises, writes for multiple accounting media outlets, and publishes a nationally recognized blog on accounting and technology (  Mr. Tankersley has over 25 years of professional experience, including accounting, auditing, technology, and education, has been with K2 Enterprises since 2005.  Brian started teaching CPA review courses in 1997, and currently works with Yaeger CPA Review.

Tankersley has been recognized eight times as one of the “Top 25 Thought Leaders in Public Accounting Technology” by Cygnus Business Media. Brian has made presentations in 48 of the 50 US states and has served as a guest speaker for many professional accounting organizations across Canada.  He has received numerous awards for his writing and speaking from state CPA societies. Brian has presented sessions at most major national accounting technology conferences, including AICPA TECH+/Practitioners Conference, The Sleeter Group’s Solutions Conference, Sage Summit, CCH Connections, and Thomson Reuters Synergy User Conference.

Brian is a certified public accountant (Tennessee), a certified information technology professional (CITP), and a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA).  He holds bachelor’s degrees in both Accounting and Finance, cum laude, from the University of Tennessee. Tankersley also maintains numerous vendor software certifications, and is a member of the Tennessee Society of CPAs and the American Institute of CPAs.

Brian and his family make their home in Farragut, Tennessee.


Wed, Jun 19, 2024 - 08:00am to 08:56am CDT
Sat, Jun 22, 2024 - 08:00am to 08:56am CDT
Tue, Jul 09, 2024 - 06:00pm to 06:56pm CDT
Wed, Jul 31, 2024 - 08:00am to 08:56am CDT
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Sat, Sep 21, 2024 - 04:00pm to 04:56pm CDT
Fri, Oct 04, 2024 - 08:00am to 08:56am CDT
Tue, Oct 15, 2024 - 06:00pm to 06:56pm CDT
Mon, Nov 11, 2024 - 12:00pm to 12:56pm CST
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Tue, Dec 03, 2024 - 04:00pm to 04:56pm CST
Thu, Dec 12, 2024 - 08:00am to 08:56am CST
Sat, Dec 21, 2024 - 10:00am to 10:56am CST
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Fri, Mar 07, 2025 - 10:00am to 10:56am CST
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Sat, Apr 26, 2025 - 04:00pm to 04:56pm CDT
Thu, May 01, 2025 - 08:00am to 08:56am CDT
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Additional Info

Basic Course Information


Basic understanding of Microsoft Excel

Advanced Preparation


Designed For

Accounting and financial professionals who want to learn and utilize best practices for measuring business performance

Original Recording Date


Course Developer

K2 Enterprises

Date Added to Catalog


Yellow Book


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Course Registration Requirements

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Overall:      4.6

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