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Office 365 - The Power of the Admin Center Webinar

CPE

When
Aug. 5
9:30 - 11:30 a.m.

CPE Credits
2-Other

Details

 Pricing

PICPA Member: $79 | Nonmember: $104


 More Information

Course No.
CXOADM101W2
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

Whether you are a one person operation or a large corporate organization deploying Office 365, you have to assign responsibility for the administration of Office 365. This course will provide a comprehensive orientation to the Office 365 Admin center. There are a substantial number of Admin features and settings that need to be managed. You will then be able to understand what they are and determine how to fulfill the Office 365 administrator role in your organization. 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 the skills and knowledge that are required to fulfill the Office 365 administrator role.
  • Recognize the features and settings throughout the Office 365 Admin Center app.
  • Recognize the Admin sub-centers such as SharePoint, Exchange, OneDrive and more.

Highlights

The topics that will be presented in this course include:

  • Orientation to the Office 365 Admin center
  • Manage user subscriptions and billing
  • Initiating support tickets with Microsoft
  • Monitoring your Office 365 service health and usage
  • Understanding the use of "groups"
  • Creating and managing resources
  • Review of Admin sub centers
  • Security and privacy settings



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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