Course Description

New Course for 2017!

For businesses with up to $15 million in annual revenue, the number of accounting applications available today can be staggering! Cloud-based solutions such as QuickBooks Online, Xero, Accounting Power, and Wave are growing in breadth and depth while traditional desktop and client-server applications continue to add more features, including hosted options. On top of all of this, financial reporting and other add-on solutions can further complicate your decision as to which tools you/your clients should use.

Join us in this seminar to learn which small business accounting application might be the best fit for your/your client’s specific needs and you can maximize the return on investment for the solution you choose. You will learn about each solution’s key features, target markets, approximate pricing, integration options, and other relevant factors to assist in make the right decision. This is the one “must-attend” seminar for anyone working in a small business or providing services to small businesses.

Course Information

CPE Credit: Recommended for 8 hours Computer Software and Applications

Instructional delivery method: Group-live demo and discussion using color computer projection

Prerequisites: Basic understanding of computer operations and and accounting software

Program level: Intermediate

Advance preparation: None

Who should attend: Business professionals working in a small business or providing services to a small business

Learning Objectives

Upon completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Identify relative strengths of competing small business accounting applications and optimal target markets
  • Estimate the cost of acquiring and implementing various small business accounting solutions
  • Identify and utilize various features to improve the accounting function in small businesses
  • Differentiate among various add-on solutions for functions such as financial and operational reporting, sales tax, and workflow

Dates & Locations

Event Date Location Sponsor Name
4/24/2017 Bloomington, MN Minnesota Society of CPAs
6/15/2017 Tupelo, MS Mississippi Society of CPAs
6/20/2017 FL Florida Institute of CPAs
6/26/2017 Beaverton, OR Oregon Society of CPAs
7/28/2017 Pelham, AL Alabama Society of CPAs
8/11/2017 Honolulu, HI Hawaii Society of CPAs
9/28/2017 Salt Lake City, UT Utah Association of CPAs
10/31/2017 Livonia, MI Michigan Association of CPAs
11/6/2017 Duluth, GA Georgia Society of CPAs
11/7/2017 Brentwood, TN Tennessee Society of CPAs
11/13/2017 Roseland, NJ NJSCPA Education Foundation, Inc.
12/12/2017 Indianapolis, IN Indiana CPA Society
12/19/2017 Lafayette, LA Society of Louisiana CPAs