4 Credits: Information Technology
Unlike technologies we use every day, many currently emerging technologies can change how we work in the future. This session covers an assortment of technologies nearing mainstream adoption and helps you understand what they do, how they work, and some of the potential risks and rewards they offer.
Attend this course, and learn the basics of blockchain, cryptocurrencies, big data, artificial intelligence, and machine learning, as well as some of the uses, benefits, risks, and threats posed to legacy businesses by these innovative yet disruptive platforms.
Upon completing this course, you should be able to:
- Define Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence, Cryptocurrency, Big Data, and Machine Learning
- Identify the Major Similarities and Differences Between Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, and Machine Learning
- List Examples of Potential Use Cases for Each of the Technologies Discussed in this Session and Identify How These Technologies Differ from Current Practices
March 23, 2022
Basic knowledge of technology strategy and standards
CFP Notice: Not all courses that qualify for CFP® credit are registered by Western CPE. If a course does not have a CFP registration number in the compliance section, the continuing education will need to be individually reported with the CFP Board. For more information on the reporting process, required documentation, processing fee, etc., contact the CFP Board. CFP Professionals must take each course in it’s entirety, the CFP Board DOES NOT accept partial credits for courses.
Faces of Fraud: Stay Safe from the Latest ThreatsJeff Lanza
Working Remotely: The New NormalK2 Enterprises (Thomas G. (Tommy) Stephens, Jr., CPA, CITP, CGMA)
Simple Safeguards: Stay Safe from Identity Theft and CybercrimeJeff Lanza
Meet The Experts
Thomas G. (Tommy) 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 …