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Automation Beyond Robotic Process Automation (RPA)
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Automation Beyond Robotic Process Automation (RPA)

Covers the differences between RPA and IPA, the impact of IPA on an audit, and future trends in automation.

$79 - $99
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Format

Online

NASBA Field of Study

Information Technology

Level

Basic

CPE Credits

2.5

Author(s)

Miklos Vasarhelyi, Andrea Rozario, Abigail Zhang

Availability

1 year

Product Number

188800

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Get ready for the future of automation.

This self-study online course is part of the Robotic Process Automation Fundamentals for Accounting and Finance Professionals Certificate. You must purchase the program bundle to earn the digital badge. Click here to learn more.

Spotlighting RPA, artificial intelligence, IPA, and automation continuum, this self-study CPE course covers the difference between RPA and IPA, the impact of IPA on an audit, and future trends in automation.

Ultimately, you will gain a foundational understanding of RPA, its implications and how its application and uses can benefit your clients' business. Once you complete this course, you will be able to add value to your organization, create new opportunities and stand out as someone who is committed to emerging technology.

Key Topics
  • RPA versus intelligent process automation (IPA)
  • Impact of IPA on an audit
  • Future trends in audit automation
Learning Outcomes
  • Differentiate between RPA and IPA.
  • Recognize how IPA may affect an audit in the future.
  • Identify future trends in automation.
Credit Info
CPE Credits
Online
2.5
NASBA Field of Study
Information Technology
Level
Basic
Prerequisites
None
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Online
This is a digital product. With full paid access the content will be available to you for 1 year after purchase date.
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$99.00
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$79.00

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Instructors
Miklos Vasarhelyi
"Ph.D in MIS (UCLA) MBA (MIT) and BS in Economics and Electrical Engineering (the State University of Guanabara and Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro Professor Vasarhelyi is currently the KPMG Distinguished Professor of Accounting Information Systems and Director of the Rutgers Accounting Research Center (RARC) & Continuous Auditing and Reporting Laboratory (CARLAB) at Rutgers University. He has published more than 200 journal articles,20 books, and directed over 45 PhD theses. He is the editor of the Artificial Intelligence in Accounting and Auditing series and the Journal of Emerging Technologies in Accounting. Professor Vasarhelyi has taught executive programs on electronic commerce to many large international organizations including GE, J&J, Eli Lilly, Baxter, ADL, Volvo, Siemens, Chase Bank, and AT&T. Professor Vasarhelyi is credited with the original continuous audit application and as the leading researcher in this field. The CAR Lab’s projects include among others AICPA’s Radar, Siemens, KPMG, P&G, AICPA, CA Technologies, and Itau-Unibanco. Prof. Vasarhelyi has been awarded the Outstanding Educator of the year by the AAA in 2014 and the Wasserman award by ISACA in 2013."
Andrea Rozario
Andrea M. Rozario is a PhD Candidate in Accounting Information Systems at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, USA. She is a licensed CPA in the state of New Jersey and has worked for one of the "Big Four", as well as a large healthcare company. Andrea has instructed lectures on audit data analytics to the PCAOB. Her research focuses on using disruptive technologies and social media information to enhance audit quality. She has written and presented papers in the areas of Audit Analytics, Blockchain, Robotic Process Automation, and Big Data.
Abigail Zhang
Chanyuan (Abigail) Zhang is a PhD candidate in the Accounting Information System department at Rutgers Business School. Her research addresses the impacts of emerging technologies, especially Robotic Process Automation (RPA), Artificial Intelligence (AI), and Intelligent Process Automation (IPA), on auditing. She has been working with several medium sized public accounting firms to build prototypes of implementing RPA in some of their audit procedures. In her working paper “Intelligent Process Automation in Audit�, which has been presented in the Strategic and Emerging Technologies (SET) workshop in the 2018 American Accounting Association (AAA) annual meeting, three frameworks are constructed to guide the implementation of IPA in the future of audit. Currently she is also a part time lecturer at Rutgers Business School.
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