MACPA Professional Issues Update – The Future Ready CPA – Riding the Big Waves of Change

Description

Updated research from the Profession says that the business environment for CPAs and their clients will be characterized by “unprecedented, massive and highly accelerated change” through 2025. The secret to thriving in this rapidly changing world is to learn how to ride these ‘big waves’ of change and to move from being a crisis manager to an opportunity manager, that is what we mean by being ‘future ready’. The latest updates in regulations, standards and the legislature in Maryland will be covered in addition to the technology and demographic changes that are together causing these big waves. At the end of the session participants will leave with a set actionable steps to elevate and accelerate their personal career plan.

Learning Objectives
  1. Understand the latest trends and issues facing the CPA Profession
  2. Define what it means to be ‘future ready’ and the related skill of anticipation
  3. Learn about how to use the science of certainty to predict more in the future
  4. Learn about updates in the areas of technology, demographics and regulations and standards
  5. Hear the latest predictions about the legislative environment in Maryland
Major Topics
  1. Accounting / Regulatory Updates
  2. The Anticipatory Competency
  3. Hard Trends affecting the accounting profession
  4. Legislative Update
Professional Area of Focus
Accounting & Auditing
Legislative & Regulatory
CPE Field of Study
Accounting
2
Business Management & Organization
2
Who Should Attend
CPAs, Accountants, and Business/Finance Professionals
Course Level
Update
Instructor(s)
Tom Hood
Prerequisites
Prior working knowledge of the accounting profession
Location

Waldorf Jaycee Community Ctr, 3090 Crain Hwy Waldorf, MD 20601-2800

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When
Oct 13, 2016
8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location
Waldorf Jaycee Community Ctr, 3090 Crain Hwy Waldorf, MD 20601-2800
Total CPE Credits
4
Format
In-Person
Instructor
Tom Hood

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MACPA Professional Issues Update – The Future Ready CPA – Riding the Big Waves of Change


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