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K2’s Remote Access for Small Businesses

Total Credits: 4 including 4 Information Technology - Technical

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ACPEN Industry Institute |  Industry |  Technology
Tommy Stephens
Course Levels:
4 hours
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Small businesses have unique and specific technology needs, including those around remote access. Whether team members need remote access to desktops, data, voice services, instant messaging, or Cloud-based services, sometimes the list of available options can be overwhelming!


In this course, you will learn about practical solutions for facilitating remote access in small businesses. Among other items, included in this program is a detailed review of various solutions to provide remote access to a desktop, how to work securely from remote locations, key considerations when selecting Cloud-based solutions, and how to facilitate communication and collaboration in remote environments.

Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives

Upon completing this course, you should be able to

  • Differentiate between options for remotely accessing your computer
  • Identify recommended security practices for remote access and related tools and services
  • List examples of Cloud-based services and suites that can contribute to working remotely
  • Distinguish between communication and collaboration tools for remote workers

Major Subjects
  • Information Technology
  • Small Business Remote Access
  • Cloud Based Business Solutions 

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.


Mon, Feb 01, 2021 - 02:30pm to 06:10pm EST
Sat, Feb 20, 2021 - 10:00am to 01:40pm EST
Mon, Mar 01, 2021 - 02:30pm to 06:10pm EST
Sat, Mar 20, 2021 - 10:00am to 01:40pm EDT
Thu, Apr 01, 2021 - 02:30pm to 06:10pm EDT
Tue, Apr 20, 2021 - 10:00am to 01:40pm EDT
Sat, May 01, 2021 - 02:30pm to 06:10pm EDT
Thu, May 20, 2021 - 10:00am to 01:40pm EDT
Tue, Jun 01, 2021 - 02:30pm to 06:10pm EDT
Fri, Jun 18, 2021 - 10:00am to 01:40pm EDT
Thu, Jul 01, 2021 - 02:30pm to 06:10pm EDT
Tue, Jul 20, 2021 - 10:00am to 01:40pm EDT
Mon, Aug 02, 2021 - 02:30pm to 06:10pm EDT
Fri, Aug 20, 2021 - 10:00am to 01:40pm EDT
Wed, Sep 01, 2021 - 02:30pm to 06:10pm EDT
Mon, Sep 20, 2021 - 10:00am to 01:40pm EDT
Fri, Oct 01, 2021 - 02:30pm to 06:10pm EDT
Wed, Oct 20, 2021 - 10:00am to 01:40pm EDT
Mon, Nov 01, 2021 - 02:30pm to 06:10pm EDT
Sat, Nov 20, 2021 - 10:00am to 01:40pm EST
Wed, Dec 01, 2021 - 02:30pm to 06:10pm EST
Mon, Dec 20, 2021 - 10:00am to 01:40pm EST

Additional Info

Basic Course Information

Original Recording Date 2020
Date Added to Catalog 8/19/2020
Prerequisites Fundamental understanding of personal computer operations
Advanced Preparation None
Designed For CPAs and other accounting, financial, and business professional who want to work efficiently and securely from remote locations
Course Developer K2 Enterprises
Yellow Book No

Additional Information

Instructional Delivery Method Group Internet Based
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Course Registration Requirements Online Registration



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