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K2'S CPA Firm Technology For The Future


Total Credits: 2 including 2 Information Technology - Technical

Average Rating:
   6
Category:
ACPEN Industry Institute |  Industry |  Technology
Speaker:
Randolph (Randy) P. Johnston
Course Levels:
Intermediate
Duration:
2 Hours
License:
Access for 30 day(s) after program date.

Dates
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Description

The next five years are going to be eventful for CPA firms. The profession has never seen such rapid change, with new and changing technologies appearing almost daily! So, what will your firm do?

How can you keep up without getting overwhelmed by these fast-paced transformations in the profession and stay profitable during this turmoil? What are the best technologies to handle client interactions, PBC lists, electronic signatures, and Advisory services? How do the cloud, next-generation accounting software, and client demands affect partner profitability? Attend this session to get an independent overview of the state of technology in the profession.

Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives
  • Select new technologies for your firm from a road map
  • List top niche markets
  • Differentiate between products that are ready to implement and those that need time
  • Create a transformative plan for your firm

Major Subjects
  • CPA firm centric hardware
  • Software changes
  • Technology options for your firm
  • Specific technologies to improve productivity and profitability
  • Strategic products to consider for implementation

Course Materials

Speaker

Randolph (Randy) P. Johnston's Profile

Randolph (Randy) P. Johnston Related seminars and products

Exec VP – Co-Founder

K2 Enterprises, LLC


Randy Johnston is a nationally recognized educator, consultant, and writer with over 40 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.

 

EXPERIENCE

K2 Enterprises

(K2E.com)

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. (NMGI.com)

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

 

EDUCATION

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

 

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

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

 

CERTIFICATIONS

Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Certified Professional – MCP

Novell Corporation

Certified Network Administrator – CNA

AutoDesk, 3Com, Entre’

Certified CAD specialist, Network Professional, Data Communications

 

PUBLICATIONS

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


Dates

Fri, Feb 03, 2023 - 09:00am to 10:49am CST
Thu, Feb 09, 2023 - 11:00am to 12:49pm CST
Mon, Feb 13, 2023 - 01:00pm to 02:49pm CST
Tue, Feb 21, 2023 - 03:00pm to 04:49pm CST
Mon, Mar 06, 2023 - 09:00am to 10:49am CST
Tue, Mar 14, 2023 - 05:00pm to 06:49pm CDT
Fri, Mar 24, 2023 - 01:00pm to 02:49pm CDT
Tue, Mar 28, 2023 - 03:00pm to 04:49pm CDT
Mon, Apr 03, 2023 - 09:00am to 10:49am CDT
Tue, Apr 11, 2023 - 11:00am to 12:49pm CDT
Fri, Apr 21, 2023 - 01:00pm to 02:49pm CDT
Thu, Apr 27, 2023 - 06:00pm to 07:49pm CDT
Mon, May 01, 2023 - 09:00am to 10:49am CDT
Sat, May 06, 2023 - 11:00am to 12:49pm CDT
Fri, May 12, 2023 - 01:00pm to 02:49pm CDT
Wed, May 24, 2023 - 03:00pm to 04:49pm CDT
Mon, Jun 05, 2023 - 09:00am to 10:49am CDT
Tue, Jun 13, 2023 - 11:00am to 12:49pm CDT
Wed, Jun 21, 2023 - 01:00pm to 02:49pm CDT
Thu, Jun 29, 2023 - 03:00pm to 04:49pm CDT

Additional Info

Basic Course Information

Prerequisites Working knowledge of technology and workflows in CPA firm environments
Advanced Preparation None
Designed For Business professionals who are seeking to stay abreast of major technology developments
Original Recording Date 2022
Course Developer K2 Enterprises 
Date Added to Catalog 03/15/2022

Additional Information

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Official Registry Statement

Business Professionals' Network, Inc. is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org


Instructional Delivery Method

Group Internet Based


Course Registration Requirements

Online Registration


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