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

Date: November 1, 2016 Time: 8:30 am - 12:00 pm EST Location: Owings Mills, MD CPE: 4 Format: In-Person + Simulcast
EVENT 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
Understand the latest trends and issues facing the CPA Profession
Define what it means to be ‘future ready’ and the related skill of anticipation
Learn about how to use the science of certainty to predict more in the future
Learn about updates in the areas of technology, demographics and regulations and standards
Hear the latest predictions about the legislative environment in Maryland
MAJOR TOPICS
Accounting / Regulatory Updates
The Anticipatory Competency
Hard Trends affecting the accounting profession
Legislative Update
EVENT DETAILS
PROFESSIONAL AREAS OF FOCUS
Accounting & Auditing Legislative & Regulatory
CPE FIELD OF STUDY
Accounting (2 Credits) Business Management & Organization (2 Credits)
INSTRUCTOR(S)
Tom Hood
PREREQUISITES
Prior working knowledge of the accounting profession
COURSE LEVEL
Update
LOCATION
Stevenson University – Rockland Center Hall 100 Campus Cir, Owings Mills, MD 21117, USA
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