‘The world’s most valuable resource is no longer oil, but data.’
Professional accountancy institutes are imploring their members to increase their digital literacy in response to dramatic advances in the use of technology in business and finance. This highly interactive, one-day course is ideal for accountants who want to explore this crucial issue in an engaging, practical manner.
The course demystifies digital technology terminology, including Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Big Data. Having explained how these technologies link together, the course demonstrates how they are shaping the modern business environment in general and the accountancy profession in particular.
Scientists working in this field warn that AI is ‘the most important question of our time.' Therefore, the course concludes by engaging with the challenging ethical questions that AI raises.
Who is this course for?
The course requires no prior knowledge and is ideal for accountants seeking to increase their digital literacy. It is also suitable for business leaders and professionals who are seeking to develop a data strategy or use digital technology to add value to their organisation.
Learning outcomes of this course
6 CPD units
1 hour of learning = 1 unit of CPD.
ACCA members can use this learning to meet their CPD requirements provided it is relevant to their career. If the event contributes to general knowledge and skills, it should be recorded as non-verifiable CPD. If the learning can be applied in the workplace, it will contribute to verifiable CPD.
Fee: 250 GBP + VAT (300 GBP) per delegate
Harnessing Digital Technology for Accountants - Part OneDate: Monday 6 DecemberTime: 09:30-12:30
Harnessing Digital Technology for Accountants - Part TwoDate: Monday 6 DecemberTime: 13:30-16:30
Please note: If you are unable to join the live webinars, they will be available on-demand 24 hours after the live webinar ends and you will have access to the sessions for 12 months.
The webinar handout material will be available on the webinar platform when you log in to view, 15 minutes before the live webinar start.
If you wish to view or download handout materials, before the day of the webinar, they will also be available through your document library on https://events.accaglobal.com.
This event is organised by ACCA UK Continuous Learning Team.
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