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Adobe Acrobat Must Know Features for Beginners Webinar

CPE

When
Aug. 7
1:00 - 5:00 p.m.

CPE Credits
4-Other

Details

 Pricing

PICPA Member: $139 | Nonmember: $189


 More Information

Course No.
CXADBE021W4
Level
Basic
Prerequisites
None
Note
This webinar is hosted by PICPA's partner, CPA Crossings, LLC. After registering, you will receive an email from messenger@webex.com with the log-in information.

Description

This course will teach you how to utilize Adobe Acrobat features to create and work with your PDF files with maximum efficiency. Adobe Acrobat is a market leading tool for viewing, creating, editing, managing and printing PDF files. Mastering the extensive features of Adobe Acrobat to work with PDF files is key to creating paperless workflows. This course will get you up to speed quickly. This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during the event.

Learning Objectives:
After attending the presentation you will be able to... 
  • Identify which version of Adobe Acrobat is best for your organization. 
  • Apply the features of Acrobat to navigate PDF documents with maximum efficiency. 
  • Use Acrobat to create electronic work paper binders.
  • Formulate a plan to optimize your paperless workflows by leveraging the complete library of features Adobe Acrobat has to offer.

Highlights

The major topics that will be covered in this course include:
  • Adobe Acrobat Standard, Pro and DC (Document Cloud)features/functions comparison
  • Navigating the Adobe Acrobat interface with maximum efficiency
  • Creating internal and external bookmark links 
  • Converting Excel, Word and Outlook documents to PDF format
  • Scanning  and Optical Character Recognition (OCR)
  • Replace your pencil with the annotation tools
  • Manage your PDF documents with the merge, extract and rotate pages tools
  • Prepare your PDF for printing with headers, footers and watermarks
  • Create links to pages, files & websites from within your PDF files
  • Review of the re-designed Acrobat DC interface and extended features


Speaker(s)

John H. Higgins, CPA.CITP


John serves as a strategic technology advisor to CPAs in the planning and deployment of effective technology solutions and workflow automation. As a co-founder of CPA Crossings, John specializes in facilitating the development of strategic technology plans, paperless workflows, client portal solutions and a comprehensive digital practice model. John recently co-authored "Ten Steps to a Digital Practice in the Cloud", published by the AICPA. This book provides CPAs with a strategic roadmap for taking their firms online by leveraging cloud computing. John also developed an innovative model for delivering live CPE courses that utilize the Apple iPad to provide electronic course materials and an interactive classroom environment. John’s primary qualification is his passion for helping CPAs achieve success by leveraging technology. He has extensive knowledge and experience working with CPAs throughout the country.


Qualifications and Experience:

  • Actively involved in working with local, regional and national CPA firms over the past 25 years in the implementation of technology to automate business processes.
  • Awarded for being one of the Top 25 Thought Leaders in the accounting profession by The CPA Practice Advisor (www.cpapracticeadvisor.com) in 2011, 2012 and 2013.
  • Co-author of "10 Steps to a Digital Practice in the Cloud," published by the American Institute of CPAs.
  • Facilitated hundreds of planning sessions and retreats to develop strategic plans, technology plans, workflow design, innovative client services and more.
  • Nationally recognized speaker and author on technology issues affecting the CPA profession, with an emphasis on transforming to a digital practice model.
  • Author of the annual Document Management Software Review for the CPA Practice Advisor magazine.
  • Former national consulting partner with a top 10 CPA firm.
  • Member of the AICPA Business & Industry Hall of Fame.
  • Past Chair of the Michigan Association of CPAs.
  • Past member of the AICPA Council and CPE Advisory Committee.
  • MACPA Innovative User of Technology award recipient.

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