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Envisioning Your Mid-Market Accounting Solution


Total Credits: 2 including 2 Computer Software & Applications - Non-technical

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Category:
ACPEN Industry Institute |  Industry
Faculty:
Randolph P. (Randy) Johnston
Course Levels:
Intermediate
Duration:
2 Hour
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Access for 30 day(s) after program date.

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Description

Businesses are being transformed by upgrading their accounting solutions. In this new world of Software as a Service, workflow-enabled, data-centric, and connected solutions, business problems can be solved in new ways. This session covers integrated and ERP solutions that should work for businesses that are in the $10 Million to $1 Billion range. If your system has been in place for seven or more years, it is time to consider an upgrade or replacement system. Leverage the instructor’s knowledge of the market to minimize your risk.

Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives

Upon completing this session, you should be able to:

  • List the top five products in the mid-market
  • Identify common third-party solutions needed
  • Differentiate between a nice-to-have upgrade and a true business need
  • Create an implementation plan for your business

Major Subjects
  • Overview of mid-market solutions
  • Probable third-party solutions required
  • Accounting solutions for specific industries
  • Specific strategies to use on selecting a system
  • Guidance on preparatory steps and conversions

Course Materials

Faculty

Randolph P. (Randy) Johnston's Profile

Randolph P. (Randy) Johnston Related seminars and products: 7


Randy Johnston is a nationally recognized educator, consultant, and writer with over 30 years experience in Strategic Technology Planning, Accounting Software Selection, Paperless, Systems and Network Integration, Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning, Business Development and Management, Process Engineering and outsourced managed services.

 

EXPERIENCE

K2 Enterprises

(K2E.com)

1990 – Present

Hammond, LA

Executive Vice President, Shareholder – Nation’s leading technology CPE provider to CPA professionals. Consults to high profile technology vendors. Delivers national seminars to CPAs, business groups and IT leaders on technologies in accounting, healthcare and banking. Creates and presents seminars and articles on 30+ technology topics including CPA Firm Technology, Cloud, Paperless, Business Continuity, Accounting Software and Business Strategies leveraging technology.

Network Management Group, Inc. (NMGI.com)

1983 – Present

Hutchinson, KS

Chairman & CEO, Stockholder – Consults and specializes in Strategic Technology including planning, selection and implementation. Expertise: CPA Firm Technology and strategy; Paperless; Accounting Software, Business Intelligence and CRM; Infrastructure including: Cloud, Business Continuity, Virtualization, Backup, and remote management.

Hutchinson Community College
1977 - 1997

Department Chair, Professor, Adjunct - Mathematics & MIS Depts. Designed and taught courses in all areas of mathematics & computing.

Professional Data Services
1978 - 1981

Programmer and system designer - Developed a medical system including the first paperless claims in Kansas, appointments and collection systems. Owned ComputerLand, Entre’ and Connecting Point stores, received first IBM PC and first Compaq in Kansas.

Farmland Industries
1977 - 1978                                                                 

Programmer and system designer - Developed and maintained P&L, Credit Union and Feedlot accounting

 

EDUCATION

Hutchinson Community College, 1975

A.A. in Computer Science, Math

Kansas State University,1977

B.S., summa cum laude, in C.S., Math, Science

Wichita State University, 1981

Masters of Computer Science, 60+ post graduate hours

 

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Accounting Today

Listed as one of the 2004-2013 Top 100 Most Influential People

CPA Practice Advisor

Accounting Hall of Fame 2011, Top 25 Thought Leader 2011-2014

Accounting Technology

Listed as one of the top nine technology stars in the industry

AICPA Technology Conference

Past Chair and featured Speaker for the past 28 years.

Who’s Who in Business & Industry – 1990-2013; in Computing 1987-2013

Acknowledged as leading business professional and as a leading computing professional

 

CERTIFICATIONS

Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Certified Professional – MCP

Novell Corporation

Certified Network Administrator – CNA

AutoDesk, 3Com, Entre’

Certified CAD specialist, Network Professional, Data Communications

 

PUBLICATIONS

Various publications 1978 - Present

CPA Practice Advisor monthly columnist, Journal of Accountancy, CRN, Accounting Technology, PCWeek, InfoWorld, Interface, State Society newsletters, frequent quotes in accounting and computer press.

Mitchell Publishing - 1981

Basic Using Micros

Random House - 1982

Business Computing Systems

McGraw Hill - 1984

Computers: An Introduction

John Wiley & Sons Publishing - 2002

Technology Best Practices

K2 Enterprises – 2003-2012

Accounting Software Solutions


Dates

Sat, Jan 23, 2021 - 12:00pm to 01:49pm EST
Sat, Feb 13, 2021 - 02:00pm to 03:49pm EST
Mon, Feb 22, 2021 - 04:00pm to 05:49pm EST
Mon, Mar 08, 2021 - 10:00am to 11:49am EST
Sat, Mar 27, 2021 - 12:00pm to 01:49pm EDT
Mon, Apr 12, 2021 - 02:00pm to 03:49pm EDT
Fri, Apr 23, 2021 - 04:00pm to 05:49pm EDT
Sat, May 01, 2021 - 10:00am to 11:49am EDT
Thu, May 13, 2021 - 12:00pm to 01:49pm EDT
Tue, Jun 08, 2021 - 02:00pm to 03:49pm EDT
Fri, Jun 18, 2021 - 04:00pm to 05:49pm EDT
Sat, Jul 10, 2021 - 10:00am to 11:49am EDT
Mon, Jul 19, 2021 - 12:00pm to 01:49pm EDT
Wed, Aug 18, 2021 - 02:00pm to 03:49pm EDT
Sat, Aug 28, 2021 - 04:00pm to 05:49pm EDT
Fri, Sep 03, 2021 - 10:00am to 11:49am EDT
Tue, Sep 21, 2021 - 12:00pm to 01:49pm EDT
Mon, Oct 11, 2021 - 02:00pm to 03:49pm EDT
Sat, Oct 23, 2021 - 04:00pm to 05:49pm EDT
Wed, Nov 03, 2021 - 10:00am to 11:49am EDT
Mon, Nov 22, 2021 - 12:00pm to 01:49pm EST
Sat, Dec 11, 2021 - 02:00pm to 03:49pm EST
Tue, Dec 28, 2021 - 04:00pm to 05:49pm EST

Additional Info

Basic Course Information

Original Recording Date 06/01/2020
Date Added to Catalog 06/17/2020
Prerequisites None
Advanced Preparation None
Designed For All
Course Developer K2 Enterprises
Yellow Book No

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