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K2's PDF Tools for Productivity

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

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ACPEN Industry Institute |  Industry
Tommy Stephens
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2 Hours
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Stop struggling with PDFs! Adobe Acrobat provides access to many features which make working with PDFs a breeze.  Attend this session and learn how you can use these features for improved efficiency and data security. More specifically, you will learn about PDF forms, redaction, converting PDFs to Word and Excel files, electronic signatures, creating and applying tick marks, and securing PDF documents. Importantly, mastering these tools will help you to work more effectively and efficiently with PDF documents.  Join us in this very timely program where you will learn the top features necessary to optimize your PDF documents.

Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives
  • Build and use tick marks on documents
  • Create and digitally sign a document using Acrobat
  • Select text and create a bookmark
  • Redact text from a PDF document
  • Recognize text in a scanned PDF document

Major Subjects
  • Learn the basics of creating, modifying, and organizing PDF documents
  • Create stamps and use them as tick marks
  • Secure PDF files against unauthorized access and modification

Course Materials


Tommy Stephens Related seminars and products: 46

Thomas G. Stephens, Jr., received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree (Major in Accounting) from Auburn University in 1985.  Upon graduation, Mr. Stephens began working for an Atlanta-based public accounting firm.  After earning his designation as a Certified Public Accountant, Mr. Stephens worked for BellSouth Corporation in Atlanta as an Internal Auditor.  After two years as an auditor, he was promoted to Staff Manager and then Operations Manager of the Internal Audit Group.  In 1991, he transferred to the Comptrollers’ department of BellSouth and served as Manager of the Cost Accounting organization.   While working full-time at BellSouth Corporation, Mr. Stephens also attended graduate school, earning a Masters of Science (Major in Finance) from Georgia State University in 1992.

Mr. Stephens left BellSouth in 1994 and opened his public accounting practice in the metropolitan Atlanta area.  In his practice, Mr. Stephens provides accounting, tax, and consulting services to individuals and a wide variety of small and emerging businesses.  Additionally, in 1995 he began authoring and presenting continuing professional education courses to accounting and finance professionals.  In 2003, Mr. Stephens affiliated with K2 Enterprises and in 2007 he joined the firm as a partner. To date, he has lectured nationally on subjects such as internal controls for small businesses, technology strategies, computer hardware and software applications, tax strategies and compliance, and financial accounting standards and applications.  Over the past twenty-two years, Mr. Stephens has presented over 2,100 educational sessions to over 61,000 participants nationwide.

Presently, Mr. Stephens resides in Woodstock, Georgia where, in addition to his association with K2 Enterprises, he provides consulting services to small businesses and CPA firms.  In addition to an active professional career, Mr. Stephens enjoys an active personal life as well.  He and Michelle – his wife of thirty-one years – have two children.  His hobbies include snow skiing, fishing, and running.  Additionally, Mr. Stephens maintains professional memberships with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants and is a past member of the Institute of Internal Auditors.


Thu, Jan 28, 2021 - 11:00am to 12:48pm EST
Tue, Feb 02, 2021 - 10:00am to 11:48am EST
Sat, Feb 27, 2021 - 05:00pm to 06:48pm EST
Tue, Mar 09, 2021 - 08:00pm to 09:48pm EST
Tue, Mar 30, 2021 - 11:00am to 12:48pm EDT
Sat, Apr 10, 2021 - 09:00am to 10:48am EDT
Mon, Apr 26, 2021 - 12:00pm to 01:48pm EDT
Wed, May 12, 2021 - 04:00pm to 05:48pm EDT
Tue, May 18, 2021 - 11:00am to 12:48pm EDT
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Tue, Jul 20, 2021 - 08:00pm to 09:48pm EDT
Wed, Aug 04, 2021 - 09:00am to 10:48am EDT
Sat, Aug 28, 2021 - 05:00pm to 06:48pm EDT
Tue, Sep 07, 2021 - 11:00am to 12:48pm EDT
Fri, Sep 24, 2021 - 09:00am to 10:48am EDT
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Mon, Oct 25, 2021 - 12:00pm to 01:48pm EDT
Fri, Nov 12, 2021 - 04:00pm to 05:48pm EST
Tue, Nov 30, 2021 - 08:00pm to 09:48pm EST
Mon, Dec 13, 2021 - 01:00pm to 02:48pm EST
Thu, Dec 23, 2021 - 02:00pm to 03:48pm EST

Additional Info

Basic Course Information

Original Recording Date 11/14/19
Date Added to Catalog 01/24/2020
Prerequisites Fundamental knowledge of computer operations, including PDF documents
Advanced Preparation None
Designed For Business professionals who desire to work more effectively with PDF documents
Course Developer K2 Enterprises
Yellow Book No

Additional Information

Instructional Delivery Method Group Internet Based
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Course Registration Requirements Online Registration



Overall:      4.6

Total Reviews: 22


Sandra M

"I love that the speaker actually showed how he worked in the pdf."

Dennis J

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Jennifer G

"Great course - I learned so many new tools that I can use / apply in my business right away"

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