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Friday, October 20, 2017
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Registration: 8:00 AM

NJCPA Education Center425 Eagle Rock Avenue,
Roseland, NJ 07068
973-226-4494

CPE Credits

  • 4.00 CPE Credits in CS

Pricing

  • $159.00 - Member
  • $209.00 - Non Member

Course Developer

Are you ready to learn about the latest trends in technology? Do you sometimes feel lost in the technology jungle? Would you like clear guidance regarding Windows, Office, the Cloud, security, and other technology-related issues? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, then make plans now to invest four hours in this fast-paced and highly informative seminar that is sure to ramp up your return on technology investment.

Designed For

Business professionals who are interested in how technology affects them and seek an update of relevant technology trends, tools, and techniques.

Benefits

The technology tools available to businesses have never been better, but many are not taking full advantage of these tools. This course helps professionals, at all levels, understand the major trends in hardware, software, and services and how to utilize these tools to meet organizational objectives both efficiently and effectively. More than just a seminar on the latest computers, you will learn about the full spectrum of practical technology available to you and your team and how to implement these tools for maximum impact.

Highlights

  • List and describe key features of Windows 10 and identify situations where upgrading might be advantageous
  • Analyze developments in mobile technologies and develop an optimal mobile strategy
  • Identify security issues facing business professionals and list options for mitigating risk
  • List and describe key features of Office 2016 and determine an optimal time to upgrade
  • Identify major trends in hardware, including desktops, laptops, servers, tablets, storage, and printing
  • Develop strategies for successful Cloud implementations, including accounting and tax, document management, workflow, and data storage and synchronization applications
  • Define virtualization and identify how it potentially changes the technology infrastructure in your office

Prerequisites

Fundamental understanding of basic technology concepts.

Advance Preparation

None

Additional Notes

  • This is not a hands-on course.
Help Feed Those in Need
  • The NJCPA Emerging Leaders Council is hosting a Food Drive to benefit the Community FoodBank of New Jersey. Please bring your nonperishable items and canned goods to this event. Peanut butter and tuna fish are always needed.
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Thomas Stephens

Thomas G. Stephens, CPA, CITP, CGMA
K2 Enterprises

Thomas G. (Tommy) Stephens, Jr., CPA.CITP, CGMA Shareholder, K2 Enterprises Woodstock, Georgia tommy@k2e.com 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.

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