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Office 365 – Unleash the Power in Your Organization Webinar

CPE

When
Sept. 16
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

CPE Credits
8-Other

Details

 Pricing

PICPA Member: $199 | Nonmember: $299


 More Information

Course No.
CXO365021W8
Level
Basic
Prerequisites
None

Description

One of the biggest trends in business information technology these days is the deployment of Microsoft’s Office 365 suite of desktop and cloud based applications. Any organization that uses Microsoft Office needs to understand the compelling value proposition of the Office 365 ecosystem, which extends far beyond the traditional MS Office suite of applications. Office 365 will do for communication, collaboration and information sharing what spreadsheet software did for columnar work papers. This full day course will provide you with a practical guide for deploying Office 365 in your organization to maximize your return on investment and increase your productivity with everyday business documents and communications. Attending this course will pay big dividends by helping you develop the optimal Office 365 deployment strategy for your organization and avoid common mistakes that can result in unintended consequences. This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during the event.

Highlights

The key topics that will be covered in this course include: 

  • Comprehensive review of all that Office 365 offers
  • What you need to know before you subscribe
  • Application lightning round, reviewing all the Office 365 apps and what they are used for with examples
  • Tips for developing your Office 365 deployment strategy including transition planning, specifically:
    • Purchasing Office 365 subscriptions
    • Email (setup & transition)
    • OneDrive (setup & transition)
    • Using OneDrive within apps
    • SharePoint
    • Skype



Speaker(s)

Bryan L. Smith, CPA.CITP, CISA

Bryan is an author and top-rated presenter of numerous courses on technology related topics for CPAs. He also serves as virtual CIO advisor for CPA firms and professional service organizations. He focuses on helping firm leaders understand the issues and opportunities associated with deploying information technology to improve productivity and enhance client services and increase profitability.

Professional Experience and Credentials

  • Past Chair, MACPA Information Technology Task Force
  • Master of Science in Information Assurance
  • Past Member, AICPA CITP Credential Committee
  • Past Treasurer of the Microsoft Project Users Group (Detroit Chapter)
  • Past Chair, MACPA Leadership Task Force
  • Regional Director in charge of mid-market technology services for top 10 accounting firm
  • Executive Manager of top 100 firm serving as Regional Director of consulting and IT  audit services
  • Former Senior Manager of top 100 firm responsible for developing and leading IT consulting services group
  • Certified Information System Auditor (CISA)
  • Member of the Information System Audit and Control Association
  • Extensive experience in leading world class organizations through mission critical IT systems deployment

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