K2's Working Remotely - The New Normal

K2's Working Remotely - The New Normal

Course Description
Remote Access

Whether by choice or necessity, many team members now find themselves working remotely. In this new normal, questions abound surrounding remote access to desktops and data, security, communications, collaboration, and other considerations. When implemented correctly, remote work strategies can be a “win-win” for all involved; on the other hand, failed implementations may lead to inefficiencies, security issues, and dissatisfied team members.

In this session, you will learn today’s best practices for working remotely. Specifically, you will learn about various remote access tools available to you, communication and collaboration options, and security best practices. You will also learn about the need to manage and monitor workflows in remote work environments and tools that you can use for that purpose. After completing this session, you should be able to implement a remote work strategy that yields efficiency, security, and satisfaction to all involved.

Course Information

CPE Credit: Recommended for 4 hours Information Technology

Instructional delivery method:  Group-live demo and discussion. This session is “laptop-friendly,” and we encourage participants to follow along on their own devices.

Prerequisites: Fundamental knowledge of computer applications

Program level: Intermediate

Advance preparation: None

Who should attend: CPAs and other business professionals who are seeking the best ways to implement remote work and work-from-home strategies

Learning Objectives

Upon completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Differentiate between options for remotely accessing your computer, applications, and data
  • Identify recommended security practices for remote access and related tools and services
  • List examples of Cloud-based services and suites that can contribute to working remotely
  • Distinguish between communication and collaboration tools for remote workers
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