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Intermediate
Information Technology
Fundamental knowledge of computer operations

Course Description

Most users are familiar with Google's search service and Gmail but are unaware of the other services available. Additionally, most users just scratch the surface of the functionality of the Google tools and services they do use. In this session, you will learn about Google's most useful features, apps, and services, all of which accounting and financial professionals could use better. Further, you will learn how to find better web results, gain an understanding of G Suite and how you can use it as your organization's back office, and time-saving tips on how to use Google offerings more effectively and efficiently.

Major Topics Covered

  • Google Search
  • G Suite for desktop productivity
  • Backup and file synchronization options
  • Google's Cloud-based solutions




Instructor

K2 Enterprises (Stephen M. Yoss, Jr., CPA)

Stephen M. Yoss, Jr., CPA, MSIST, is a certified public accountant, the senior technology strategist and principal of Yossio, a continuing education instructor for financial professionals, and a licensed pyrotechnician. While his interests and skills are varied, they all share a common thread—his love for and skill in finding technology-based solutions.

At age 10, Stephen began working with technology; he started his first IT company at just 13, which focused on designing web applications for local businesses. At 15, he began writing original computer code and has been designing and implementing technological solutions continuously since then. Stephen is a graduate of Loyola Marymount University, with degrees in Accountancy and International Business.

In 2009, Stephen formed Yossio, a company focused on helping organizations develop technology strategies to streamline their business operations. Prior to starting Yossio, Stephen worked as an accountant in his family’s practice, Yoss & Allen. At Yoss & Allen, he completely redesigned the firm’s technology practices and instituted a technological infrastructure to streamline the firm’s practices and allow them strategic flexibility.

Since 2009, Stephen has also been teaching continuing professional education, providing written, webcast, in-house, and live instruction. Stephen is also a professionally licensed pyrotechnician and works on major fireworks displays throughout the nation.



Course Specifics

Information Technology
Mar 19, 2020
Fundamental knowledge of computer operations
WC12206828
None


Compliance Information

103220
Qualifies for CA Fraud: No


Learning Objectives

Upon completing this session, you should be able to:

  • List the business-focused services and functionalities of G Suite by Google and value they can deliver to an organization
  • Use Google Search operators to find better results using Google search or inside G Suite to find the exact email, calendar appointment, or message in their account
  • Create documents, spreadsheets, presentations and more using the G Suite desktop productivity functionalities
  • List the various Google mobile Apps and identify how a busy professional would use them on the go
  • Demonstrate how to back up, share and sync files to the Cloud, other users and computers using Google Drive
  • Implement Google's marketing and website tools to improve their organization's web presence and search appearance
  • Utilize the various hidden functionalities of Google which are not widely known, but can greatly improve user's productivity




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