Robotic Process Automation Strategy for Business Leaders

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Course

Robotic Process Automation Strategy for Business Leaders

Instructor: Edward Brooks

  • Format

    Course - Online

  • Level

    Basic

  • Duration

    7h

In this course, you will learn how RPA is transforming businesses and understand how RPA provides a significant competitive advantage. Also, you will learn key considerations and steps needed to begin building your RPA strategy, including how to address the cultural shift needed to overcome the "fear of robots" and the critical role human intelligence plays to ensure a successful strategy.

Learning outcomes

  • Define RPA
  • Describe how RPA is transforming business, specifically the accounting and finance functions
  • Indicate the business value of RPA
  • Identify key considerations in getting started with RPA
  • Identify the components of an RPA strategy to educate your organization about RPA
  • Recall the steps needed to build your RPA strategy
  • Recognize key issues that need to be addressed before starting to implement RPA
Full description

£159.00 (CIMA members only)

£199.00

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Product information

Overview

The future is here.

Robotic process automation is reshaping the accounting and finance profession, as 40% of transactional accounting work is expected to be automated by 2020 (Financial Management) and predicted to touch 230 million workers (9% of the global workforce) according to McKinsey Research.

Driven by the need to stay competitive with decreased costs and increased efficiency, RPA is quickly making a significant impact on the profession. So, companies are no longer thinking about ‘if’ but “when” to implement RPA. As a strategic business partner, you will be affected by RPA. Whether you sponsor, drive, initiate or are responsible for managing a robotic process automation strategy, this CPE course will prepare you for the future.

Developed by Edward Brooks founder of the RPA Academy, recognized globally as one of the leading institutions providing RPA training, this course offers an overview of robotic process automation. Brooks expertise extends beyond the general impact of RPA to strategy and implementation of the leading RPA platforms: Blue Prism, UiPath and Automation Anywhere.

In this course, you will learn how RPA is transforming businesses and understand how RPA provides a significant competitive advantage. Also, you will learn key considerations and steps needed to begin building your RPA strategy, including how to address the cultural shift needed to overcome the "fear of robots" and the critical role human intelligence plays to ensure a successful strategy.

Courses include:

  • Understanding RPA
  • Building your RPA Strategy
  • Preparing for an RPA Implementation and Cultural Shift Note: You must purchase this program bundle to earn the digital badge

Who should take this course?

  • Global accounting and financial business leaders
  • Managers in public accounting and management accounting who offer strategic guidance to the C-Suite and are considering RPA for their business and want to understand best practices and strategy for implementing RPA
  • Partners, advisors and consultants interested in expanding their service offerings

Professional development

This Course - Online offers 7 hours of CPE credit.
Note on CPE Requirements and Credits
All learning resources available in the CGMA Store qualify for CPD for CIMA members.

Prerequisites:None
Programme level:Basic
Duration:7h
Format:Course - Online
Access:This is a digital product. You will have access to the content for a year after purchase date.

Return and refund policy

£159.00 (CIMA members only)

£199.00

VAT calculated on checkout

Instructor

  • Edward Brooks

    Edward Brooks, trained as a Chartered Accountant in London with Ernst & Young, and went on to work as a consultant with Accenture and ISG before launching The RPA Academy in

    1. During his consulting years, Ed specialized in outsourcing and business transformation, and advised and supported technology start-ups. The RPA Academy was founded to address the growing skills shortages in the automation space, and has since expanded its training offerings to include courses on Machine Learning, AI, and Blockchain.