Go Beyond Disruption: The Promise of Technology

Online Event

07 May, 2019 + 2 more

1:00 pm - 4:30 pm UTC

1:00 pm - 4:30 pm UTC

Go Beyond Disruption: The Promise of Technology

Speaker: David Cieslak

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Technology is transforming how we do business. Attend this webcast to learn about the impact of technology on the accounting and finance profession and the new skills needed to stay ahead of each step.

Learning outcomes

  • Identify the drivers of change transforming organisations today and into the future.
  • Recall the benefits or value derived from technologies impacting today's successful organisations.
  • Recognise opportunities for digital transformation within business processes.
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Technology affects every facet of our lives

Technology is continually changing and disrupting the status quo, even if we don't always realise how. Technology also offers the potential to revolutionise the way we do business, from reinventing new customer experiences and improving business operations, to changing and enhancing our roles. It can all be overwhelming!

A roadmap to a reimagined future

This webcast provides an inside look at today's business challenges and the role technology plays in this transformation. Using real-world examples, this course breaks down the benefits and impact of the evolving technology landscape. It illustrates how technology and automation are powering business transformation into an agile, prescriptive, know your customer approach and ultimately, resulting in a significant competitive advantage. Learn about the impact of technology on the accounting and finance profession and the new skills needed to stay ahead of each step.

Key Topics:

  • Drivers of change and challenges
  • Roadmap for transformation
  • People considerations including change management, culture and changing or new roles
  • Technologies that can benefit your organisation
  • Finance and accounting process improvement opportunities, leveraging emerging technologies

Who should take this course?

  • Global accounting and finance professionals, other non-IT professionals and business leaders interested in an overview of emerging technologies and their impact on organisations.

Professional development

All learning resources available in the CGMA Store qualify for CPD for CIMA members.

Programme level:Basic
Access:This is a live event. You will have access to webcast on the date/time of broadcast and the archive for 3 months after the broadcast date.

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  • David Cieslak

    David Cieslak is Chief Cloud Officer and EVP with RKL eSolutions, a leading business process automation consulting firm with offices across the US. In his role, he is responsible for helping companies grow strategically with cloud-based solutions and industry-specific service expertise for ERP, CPM, CRM, AP Automation, and other critical business processes. A frequent speaker for the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), California Society of Certified Public Accountants (CalCPA), other state accounting societies, and various business groups, Mr. Cieslak moonlights as his alter ego, “Inspector Gadget,” to keep business leaders entertained and informed on ways they can effectively leverage the latest technology in their personal and professional lives.