Self-Study
6
Overview
Business Mgmnt and Org
There are no prerequisites.

Course Description

This course covers what every accountant should know about computers and information systems and technology. The practical and efficient use of computer technology is highlighted. Popular accounting, compliance, taxes, audit, and software packages are discussed, along with trends in the computer market. The importance of information system and data protection, data bases, client/server computing, and cloud computing are also covered, with an emphasis on security issues. This course also teaches you how to make lease-rent-purchase decisions and analyze and evaluate information technology (IT) investments.



Instructor

Delta Publishing

For many years, Delta Publishing has offered a wide variety of continuing education courses for financial professionals. Topics covered by Delta’s courses include accounting, financial management, budgeting, investments, financial statement reporting, business management, IFRS, ethics, valuations, real estate, and business writing. The diversity and breadth of Delta’s course offerings make the company a prolific and unique contributor to the CPE world. Delta’s well-credentialed authors and contributors have also been published in numerous academic and professional journals and quoted by some of the leading financial media outlets.



Course Specifics

Business Mgmnt and Org
Dec 10, 2019
There are no prerequisites.
SS2174597
None


Compliance Information

103220
Qualifies for CA Fraud: No


Learning Objectives

Chapter/Section 1 Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives
After completing this section of the course, you will be able to:
1.Identify components of an accounting information system.
2.Recognize characteristics of accounting, tax, and audit software.
3.Recognize the purpose of extensible business reporting language (XBRL). 


Chapter/Section 2 Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives
After completing this section of the course, you will be able to:
1.Recognize the function of Activity-Based Costing (ABC) systems.
2.Identify the value of managerial software and cash management software.


Chapter/Section 3 Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives
After completing this section of the course, you will be able to:
1.Identify the steps in managing computer security.
2.Recognize failure points for a computer system.
3.Recognize appropriate protective steps for software modification.



Chapter/Section 4 Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives
After completing this section of the course, you will be able to:
1.Recognize technical advantages of cloud computing.
2.Identify business benefits from cloud computing.
3.Identify protective steps for network environments.


Chapter/Section 5 Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives
After completing this section of the course, you will be able to:
1.Identify responsibilities for accountants on a database management system.
2.Recognize database types and terminology.


Chapter/Section 6 Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives
After completing this section of the course, you will be able to:
1.Recognize methods to evaluate technical investments.
2.Recognize the effect of taxes and Modified Accelerated Cost Recovery Systems (MACRS) on capital budgeting decisions.



Choose Your Preferred Format


Online Access

Get immediate access to a robust collection of learning and reference materials, allowing you to dive deep into the information you need. Our self-study materials are authored by top-quality, industry experts who focus on helping you grasp concepts quickly using real-life examples. Download your CPE to any device, and take it with you so you can learn when and wherever you want. Complete your CPE with an online exam, and enjoy instant grading with the option to print your certificate immediately upon passing.

online access
Hard Copy

Our self-study materials are authored by top-quality, industry experts. You’ll receive a bound notebook of all the course materials, shipped to you within one business day. In addition, you’ll also have full online access. Each self-study package includes a robust collection of learning and reference materials to help you cover the information efficiently and put it into practice immediately.

hard copy
Self-Study Video

Experience high-quality instruction with our Self-Study Videos, available to you 24/7. With more than 80+ videos currently in the Western CPE Self-Study Video library, you can see and hear our expert instructors deliver the information you need in a dynamic way that allows you to immediately apply your learning. Unlike a live course or webcast, you can complete the course on your own time, playing and pausing as needed. Self-Study Videos allow you to complete your CPE requirements on your own time.

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