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K2's Going Virtual – Technology to Support Remote Team Members


Total Credits: 2 including 2 Information Technology - Technical

Average Rating:
   4.3
Category:
ACPEN Industry Institute |  Industry
Faculty:
Tommy Stephens
Course Levels:
Intermediate
Duration:
2 Hours
License:
Access for 30 day(s) after program date.

Dates
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Description

“Going virtual” has evolved beyond anywhere, anytime, any device access to full-service remote support. There are a wide variety of tools that help us work virtually. In this session you will learn about many of them, including multi-factor authentication, hosting, VOIP telephony, video conferencing, document management systems, portals, Microsoft Bookings/Teams/TimeTrade, and employee portals.

The goal, of course, is to have all team members effectively work wherever they are with a full complement of tools. Attend this session to learn the best ways to make these technologies work and how your business can execute a virtual employee strategy.

Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives
  • List major hardware and software trends and identify their importance as it relates to working remotely
  • Illustrate how remote integrations are changing the landscape of the workplace
  • Identify major updates, strategies, and opportunities emanating from leading providers of technology
  • Differentiate between the remote security risks and implement practical solutions to mitigate these risks
  • Assess the potential impact of implementing a virtual work environment to improve productivity
  • Identify leading remote tools available today and the importance of facilitating remote work in your organization

Major Subjects
  • Remote hardware and software trends that affect your ability to work anywhere anytime
  • Purchase guidance on what to expect, approve, and avoid
  • Key applications for productivity and security
  • Interesting technology to consider for remote work

Course Materials

Faculty

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.


Dates

Wed, Jan 27, 2021 - 11:00am to 12:48pm EST
Mon, Feb 08, 2021 - 10:00am to 11:48am EST
Fri, Feb 26, 2021 - 02:00pm to 03:48pm EST
Fri, Mar 12, 2021 - 12:00pm to 01:48pm EST
Tue, Mar 23, 2021 - 08:00pm to 09:48pm EDT
Wed, Apr 14, 2021 - 12:00pm to 01:48pm EDT
Sat, Apr 24, 2021 - 04:00pm to 05:48pm EDT
Sat, May 22, 2021 - 11:00am to 12:48pm EDT
Tue, May 25, 2021 - 10:00am to 11:48am EDT
Wed, Jun 09, 2021 - 02:00pm to 03:48pm EDT
Mon, Jun 21, 2021 - 12:00pm to 01:48pm EDT
Mon, Jul 05, 2021 - 04:00pm to 05:48pm EDT
Thu, Jul 22, 2021 - 08:00pm to 09:48pm EDT
Thu, Aug 12, 2021 - 11:00am to 12:48pm EDT
Tue, Aug 31, 2021 - 02:00pm to 03:48pm EDT
Thu, Sep 09, 2021 - 08:00pm to 09:48pm EDT
Sat, Sep 25, 2021 - 11:00am to 12:48pm EDT
Mon, Oct 04, 2021 - 10:00am to 11:48am EDT
Fri, Oct 15, 2021 - 04:00pm to 05:48pm EDT
Thu, Nov 04, 2021 - 08:00pm to 09:48pm EDT
Wed, Nov 17, 2021 - 11:00am to 12:48pm EST
Thu, Dec 02, 2021 - 10:00am to 11:48am EST
Wed, Dec 15, 2021 - 11:00am to 12:48pm 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
Advanced Preparation None
Designed For Business professionals who desire to learn more about tools and services available to facilitate remote workers
Course Developer K2 Enterprises
Yellow Book No

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