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Reformatting Accounting for the 2020 Decade
RA2020D 04/26/2019
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REFORMATTING ACCOUNTING FOR THE 2020 DECADE

Artificial Intelligence (1819-09E)

This session provides a concise overview of artificial intelligence (AI) -- technology that can virtually learn on its own -- and how it can help accountants boost their revenue, relevance and value. The software self-educates by drawing conclusions from large quantities of data and adjusting its activities based on its observations.

Objectives: Upon completion of this course participants will be able to:

  1. Explore AI fundamentals.
  2. Highlight how the technology will disrupt many of the core businesses of the accounting profession.
  3. Review AI's potential to help accountants actually boost their relevance, value and revenue.

CPE Credits: .50 General

Time: 9:00am - 9:45am

Speaker: Dr. Bjarne Berg - PwC Principal, US Advanced Tax Analytics and Innovation Leader and Business Intelligence Expert


Corporate Social Responsibility (1819-10E)

This session provides an overview of corporate responsibility concepts, strategies for development and insights for the preparation of the report.  Investors, regulators and an expanding array of other stakeholders are increasingly interested in greater transparency of company strategy, performance drivers and the reporting of both financial and non-financial information, including information about company sustainability initiatives. While many large companies issue separate, or stand-alone sustainability reports, the trend is in the direction of integrated reporting.

Objectives: Upon completion of this course participants will be able to:

  1. Explore Corporate Responsibility Concepts.
  2. Highlight how KPMG has approached the development of their strategy.
  3. Share high-level insights on preparing sustainability reports for stakeholders.

CPE Credits: .50 General

Time: 9:45am -10:30am

Speaker: Anne Gross, Director of Corporate Citizenship Team, KPMG LLP


Cybersecurity (1819-17E)

This session provides an overview on how to develop your fluency and gain the confidence to make sound strategic decisions regarding cybersecurity risk and learn what you should be doing as a non-IT professional, to help protect your clients and your organization from cyber threats.

Objectives: Upon completion of this course participants will be able to:

  1. Recognize the impact of digital transformation on businesses.
  2. Identify the threat environment and the importance of security to various technologies.
  3. Recognize how a data breach occurs and the organizational impact.
  4. Recognize the definition and purpose of a cybersecurity risk management program and description criteria.
  5. Identify which security framework would be best for your organization or client.

CPE Credits: 2 General

Time: 10:30am - 12:00pm

Speaker: CPA and CISA Carolina Cubero Rivera, IT Audit Supervisor – First Bank PR


Tax Reform in Puerto Rico (1819-12E)

This session provides a concise overview of the tax reform and importance regarding PR’s economic development.

Objectives: Upon completion of this course participants will be able to:

  1. Discuss the changes pertaining the tax reform.
  2. Identify the impact that this changes will have in our economy.
  3. Analyze the short and long-term impacts of the reform.

CPE Credits: 2 Taxes

Time: 10:30am - 12:00pm

Speakers:

Francisco Parés Alicea, CPA, Assistant Secretary of the Internal Revenue Area, PR Department of Treasury
Harry Márquez, CPA, Tax Partner, Deloitte LLP
Felipe Rodríguez Lafontaine, CPA, Esq., Tax Senior Manager, Deloitte LLP


Entrepreneurship in Puerto Rico (1819-13E)

This session provides an overview of the entrepreneurial environment in Puerto Rico and how it can impact the development of the Puerto Rican economy.

Objectives: Upon completion of this course participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the entrepreneurial environment in Puerto Rico.
  2. Identify the new business avenues and opportunities.
  3. Recognize the importance and impact of entrepreneurial efforts for the economic development of the Puerto Rican economy.

CPE Credits: 2 General

Time: 1:00pm - 2:15pm

Speaker: Dr. Manuel Lobato Vico, Finance Professor, University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras and Entrepreneurship and Innovation Expert


Financial Therapy (1819-14E)

This session provides an overview of the emerging field of financial therapy, which is a combination of psychological treatment and techniques applied to financial health.

Objectives: Upon completion of this course participants will be able to:

  1. Compare and contrast the difference between behavioral finance and financial therapy.
  2. Understand the importance of this emerging field.
  3. Recognize when these techniques would apply in their daily practice.

CPE Credits: 2 General

Time: 1:00pm - 2:15pm

Speaker: Dr. Kurt Schindler, Finance Professor, University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras


Applied Financial Concepts for the Accounting Practitioner (1819-15E)

This session provides an overview on how a number of financial concepts can be used to conduct detailed analysis on a set of data and/or variables. We will explore the concept of the “time value of money”. The module focuses on how to calculate present values and future values using compounding and discounting techniques. The module then goes on to outline how the present values of annuities, perpetuities, and growing perpetuities can be calculated.

Objectives: Upon completion of this course participants will be able to:

  1. Understand the concept of the time value of money.
  2. Explain terms such as present value, future value, NPV, DCF, annuities, and perpetuities.
  3. Use DCF techniques to calculate present values.
  4. Calculate the present value of cash flow streams such as annuities and perpetuities.

CPE Credits: 2 General

Time: 2:15pm - 4:00pm

Speaker: Dr. Javier Baella, Finance Professor, University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras


Digital Fitness (1819-16E)

This session provides an overview on how leaders are racing to unlock the value of data, tech-enabled business processes, and create better, more digitally-enhanced experiences for customers and employees. Also, this session will provide participants with insights on workforce and diversity strategies for a digital, data driven economy. Leaders from PwC will share insights from their own firm experience, along with executives from other leading organizations.

Objectives: Upon completion of this course participants will be able to:

  1. Understand how to develop strategies for building digital acumen with specific examples of apps, learning assets and development programs.
  2. Driving digital upskilling and innovation at scale, using innovative platforms, new roles, and change and communications strategies.
  3. Applications of people analytics to drive strategy and optimize the employee experience.

CPE Credits: 2 General

Time: 2:15pm - 4:00pm

Speakers:

Johnny García Rubio, Tax Director, State and Local Tax Asset & Walth Management, PwC
Edwin Galarza González, CPA
, Digital Accelerator, PwC
Carlos R. Ojeda Casado, AWM Digital Accelerator, PwC
Carlos G. Estronza Toro, Digital Management, PwC


Blockchain (1819-11E)

This session focuses on what CPAs need to know about blockchain technology, specifically by providing an introduction and overview of just what this technology platform represents. While there is a lot of debate and conversation surrounding the potential of blockchain, the most important place to start any analysis are the fundamental components of how this platform works. Analyzing the business applications and components of blockchain technology, this session provides a comprehensive review of what blockchain represents, how it works, and how CPAs can use it to add value to clients.

Objectives: Upon completion of this course participants will be able to:

  1. Identify the components of blockchain networks, and how these various components function.
  2. Be aware of how blockchain technology already is driving disruption and innovation in the accounting profession.
  3. Discuss how to integrate blockchain technology into current accounting processes, and how to prepare for the changes it will cause.

CPE Credits: 1 General

Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Speaker: Agustín González Cuadrado, CPA, Audit Senior Manager, PR Area, KPMG LLP


Ethics for Accountants (1819-18E)

This session provides an overview on ethical issues that impact our professional daily life.

Objectives: Upon completion of this course participants will be able to:

  1. Understand the ethics requirement for CPAs and emphasize the need for prudent ethical judgment when interpreting the rules and determining the public interest.
  2. Analyze case studies and discussion questions to understand how to apply the rules to real ethical dilemmas.

CPE Credits: 1 Ethics

Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Speaker: Dr. Rogelio J. Cardona, Accounting Professor, University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras


General Information:

Date: Friday, April 26, 2019

Place: Convention Center of Puerto Rico

Group Discount: More than 10 participants $120 pp

Cost includes registration, breakfast, lunch and coffee breaks


Materials: This course will be paperless and the materials will be distributed electronically. Download them through "Mi Perfil", on the Colegio’s website, until midnight of the course’s date. Electronic devices may be brought to the classroom to access the downloaded materials.

Electronic evaluation: Once you have registered your entry to this educational activity, you can quickly and easily access and complete the evaluation through "Mi Perfil".  On our website "Home" page you will find detailed instructions for completing the form.

Notice: The Colegio de CPA reserves the right to substitute instructors and suspend a course due to insufficient enrollment or other causes beyond our control.  We reserve the right to refuse admission.  Space is limited.  Registration is subject to the available slots.  The tuition price for CPA applies to those who at the time of registration do not owe debts to the Colegio.

Secciones

  • 1819-09E - 04/26/2019 - Artificial Intelligence
  • 1819-10E - 04/26/2019 - Corporate Social Responsibility
  • 1819-11E - 04/26/2019 - Blockchain
  • 1819-12E - 04/26/2019 - Tax Reform in Puerto Rico
  • 1819-13E - 04/26/2019 - Entrepreneurship in Puerto Rico
  • 1819-14E - 04/26/2019 - Financial Therapy
  • 1819-15E - 04/26/2019 - Applied Financial Concepts for the Accounting Practitioner
  • 1819-16E - 04/26/2019 - Digital Fitness
  • 1819-17E - 04/26/2019 - Cybersecurity
  • 1819-18E - 04/26/2019 - Ethics for Accountants

Créditos

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Precio General
$ 150.00

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