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January 04, 2018
11:00AM - 2:00PM ET


Computer Software and Applications

Course Description

'Technology continues to evolve. Technology continues to amaze, and if we can capitalize on the trends and strategies, then we can become more productive. We can become more effective.” This is what K2's Tommy Stephens promises in the first two minutes of this fascinating course that presents the latest in office tech. This course is designed specifically for managers rather than IT specialists. By focusing on practical applications of mobile applications and cloud computing, the course provides recent tech trends in a context that all financial professionals can benefit from.

Part 1 of this two-part course covers a high-level overview of tech trends, diving more deeply into mobile computing, collaborative accounting, and advances in workstation configuration.



K2 Enterprises (Thomas G. (Tommy) Stephens, Jr., CPA, CITP, CGMA)

Thomas (Tommy) G. Stephens, Jr., CPA, CITP, CGMA, received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (Major in Accounting) from Auburn University in 1985. In 1994, Mr. Stephens opened his public accounting practice in the metropolitan Atlanta area. In his practice, Mr. Stephens provided accounting, tax, and consulting services to individuals and a wide variety of small and emerging businesses. He developed a successful consulting practice providing installation and support services of small business accounting software. Additionally, he has authored and presented continuing professional education courses to accounting and finance professionals. Mr. Stephens has lectured nationally on subjects such as internal controls for small businesses, technology strategies, computer hardware and software applications, tax strategies and compliance, and financial accounting standards and applications. Over the past nineteen years, Mr. Stephens has presented in excess of 1,900 educational sessions to over 58,000 participants nationwide. Presently, Mr. Stephens resides in Woodstock, Georgia where he provides consulting services to small businesses and CPA firms. In addition to his professional career, Mr. Stephens enjoys an active personal life. He and his wife of thirty years, Michelle, have two children. His hobbies include snow skiing, fishing, and running. Mr. Stephens maintains professional memberships with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants and is a past member of the Institute of Internal Auditors.

Course Specifics

Computer Software and Applications
Sep 19, 2016

Compliance Information

Qualifies for CA Fraud: No

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the latest trends in office technology most relevant to financial professionals
  • Identify opportunities to migrate your operations into the mobile arena for enhanced efficiency and better customer service
  • Cite ways to be prepared to participate in 'collaborative accounting' systems

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