CPE & Events

    Information Management & Technology Assurance CPE & Events 

    The IMTA Section offers a series of learning opportunities.  Webcasts, self-study guides and live educational events provide Section members as well as CITP Credential holders with the opportunity to learn and stay informed about timely issues, best practices and latest trends affecting the profession.  Mark your calendars for the following upcoming events.

    CPE is required for CPAs to maintain their professional competence and provide quality professional services.  Also visit the AICPA Store for a listing of IMTA products and publications.

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     Live Courses Webcasts
    and Self-Study
    IMTA conferences provide opportunities to earn CPE credits while attending presentations from the profession's top speakers.
    Workshops, schools, and other courses provide the opportunity to gain specialized knowledge in a group setting.
    Easily accessible CPE opportunities that allow you to learn from the convenience of your office or home.

    Highlighted CPE Opportunities
    IT Ethics WebcastInformation Technology Considerations in Financial Statement Audit
    This webcast is intended to provide a forum for discussion of the many ways in which IT can and should be used in the course of financial statement audit.

    Wednesday, April 30
    2:00PM - 3:15PM (ET)
    CPE: 1.5 credits

    Understanding Tax Operations
    With increasing global regulatory requirements and scrutiny, heightened focus on controls, and an ever-growing demand for transparency, tax information, operations and technology have become a key focus of companies and the firms that advise them. Hosted by IMTA's Tax Information & Operations Management task force, this webcast will introduce participants to the area of tax operations and the foundational elements that produce an effective Tax Department.

    Friday, May 16
    1:00PM - 2:00PM (ET)
    CPE: 1 credit

    How to Leverage Technology to Automate Your Close Process
    Each month thousands, if not millions of companies close the company books to support the reporting process. Presenter and IMTA Business Solutions Implementations and Tax Information and Operations Management task force member, Steve Palomino, will discuss how the close process is the culmination of all prior period business activity, and this process is the first domino to be pushed that supports all managerial and financial reporting processes. Participants who attend this webcast will learn about how process, people and the integration of technology can help manage the close process, making it more efficient, effective and timely without the introduction of additional risks.

    Wednesday, May 21
    1:00PM - 2:00PM (ET)
    CPE: 1 credit

    The Impact of Ethics on Emerging Technologies
    This rebroadcasted webcast explores the analysis of the Ethics code as it relates to IT Professionals including IT specific scenarios that are tied to current IT related issues. It will also incorporate emerging technology concerns in the realm of fast growing areas like social media. Participants will better understand conceptual frameworks related to the AICPA Codification Project and ethical issues that affect IT professionals related to new and emerging technologies.

    Tuesday, May 27
    2:00PM - 4:00PM (ET)
    CPE: 2 credits

    What CPAs Need to Know About Business Solutions Implementations
    Are you a CPA involved in business solutions or system solution implementations? Join this webcast to learn the value a CPA can add to a business/system solution implementation process, either for a client or for your organization. This webcast is based on a white paper developed by IMTA's Business Solutions Implementations task force.

    Wednesday, May 28
    2:00PM - 3:00PM (ET)
    CPE: 1 credit

    Assurance on Sustainability and Integrated Reports
    This webcast will examine the changing landscape of sustainability reporting, covering market drivers, types of engagements being performed, areas where additional guidance is forthcoming and reasons why CPAs can and should engage in sustainability assurance and assurance on integrated reports.

    Friday, May 30
    2:00PM – 3:00PM (ET)
    CPE: 1 credit

    2014 North America Top Technology Initiatives Survey
    This webcast’s goal is to help accounting professionals who are asked to solve information technology problems for current clients and prospective clients.

    Wednesday, June 18
    2:00PM - 3:30PM (ET)
    CPE: 1.5 credits

    *IMTA Division members (including CITP credential holders) can register to attend IMTA-Sponsored webcasts for free (without CPE) by clicking here.


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