Upskilling for Accountants (2 hours) [NT]

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Jul 23, 2020

Registration: 12:30 PM / Program: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Pacific Time

Fees

Member Fee: $0.00
Nonmember Fee: $0.00

Available Discounts

AICPA Member: None
Full time Accounting Educator: None

Description

The course provides a concise overview of upskilling - investing in professional development and training to help employees develop new abilities and minimize skill gaps. Discover which enterprise and accounting skills are forecast to be in growing demand in the 2020s and beyond. Explore how organizations from Amazon to PwC are retraining their own staff to fulfill the talent needs of a rapidly changing economy, and how practitioners can upskill staff in their own operations. This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during the event.

Designed For

Practitioners who want to invest in themselves, develop new competencies, and stay ahead of the competition in an ever-changing profession and world radically transformed by major technology change.

Objectives

After attending this presentation you will be able to:

  • Understand why accountants need to upskill for competitiveness and employability
  • Review the changing life cycle of practical skills and professional knowledge in today's digital age
  • Evaluate different upskilling programs and models

Major Subjects

The major topics that will be covered in this class include:

  • What is upskilling?
  • Importance of continuous learning in an era of increasing automation and changing business priorities
  • Critical skills accountants need for the future
  • Upskilling case studies
  • New competency frameworks
  • Key lessons and best practices learned to date
  • How to upskill yourself and your own operations

This event has already passed. If you have any questions, please contact us at 503-641-7200 or email profdev@orcpa.org.