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Office 365 Teams App - Start Transforming Your Organization Webinar

CPE

When
Feb. 23
2:00 - 5:00 p.m.

CPE Credits
3-Other

Details

 Pricing

PICPA Member: $99 | Nonmember: $149


 More Information

Course No.
CXOTMS107W3
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

Have you heard about Microsoft Teams? Teams transforms the way accounting firms and businesses of all types communicate, collaborate and share knowledge. The Teams app should be core to everything you do in Office 365. If you are in the process of deploying the Teams app, or are contemplating it, this course is extremely valuable for you. We will provide a thorough review and demonstration of all of the features and functions of Teams. 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 this presentation you will be able to...

  • Recognize the strategic impact the Teams app can have on your organization's communication and collaboration activities
  • Identify a plan for deploying Teams into your organization with maximum benefit
  • Identify the important decisions that need to be made when deploying Teams

Highlights

The major topics that will be covered in this course include...

  • Orientation to the Teams app and how it can transform the way your organization communicates, collaborates and shares knowledge
  • Introduction to the various Teams apps: desktop, browser and mobile
  • Composing messages from A to Z
  • Attaching files, links and other content to your conversation posts
  • Searching your Teams posts
  • Working with SharePoint files in Teams


Speaker(s)

John H. Higgins, CPA.CITP
Chief Partnership Officer
Strategic Advisor
CPA Crossings LLC


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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