CLOUD ACCOUNTING & EMERGING TRENDS SEMINAR(Postponed)

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April 2 @ 8:00 am - April 3 @ 5:00 pm

| Ksh 25000

INSTITUTE OF CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS OF KENYA

(Established under the Accountant Act, Laws of Kenya)

 CLOUD ACCOUNTING & EMERGING TRENDS SEMINAR

Theme: Future Focused Accounting

Date: (Postponed)

Venue: TBC – Nairobi

OVERVIEW

Introduction:

The Cloud computing and emerging trends seminar is an immersive 2-day course conducted with experienced professionals. Participants will get a chance to understand the different types of emerging trends that are relevant to the accounting profession. They will zone in on what cloud computing is, what are the business benefits, what are the deployment models as well as risks associated with it. Further, they will be taken through the digitization of the accounting profession, the journey to the cloud and adoption of cloud accounting.

Objectives:

The broad objectives of the seminar will be to ensure that the participants discuss, the impact of cloud accounting and other emerging technologies on the accounting profession. Globalization and focus on cost cutting have resulted in increased requirements for the availability, scalability and efficiency of enterprise information technology (IT) solutions.

Outcome:

At the end of the seminar, participants should be able to:

  1. Understand the different types of emerging technologies
  2. Understand cloud computing
  3. Detail the different types of cloud computing models
  4. Discuss the different types of deploying cloud accounting
  5. Demonstrate the benefits of using cloud accounting
  6. List the various concerns of using cloud accounting

TOPICS TO BE COVERED:

 Harnessing the power of immersive technologies

    • Big data and analytics,
    • cloud computing,
    • social media,
    • blockchain technology,
    • Internet of things
  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Upping your digital game:

  • The current digital environment
  • Obstacles in digitizing accounting
  • Organization maturity level
  • Selecting the right cloud model

Application of Cloud Accounting

  • Cloud accounting for business
  • The Journey to the cloud
  • Triggers for cloud adoption
  • Aligning the business model to the cloud

Cloud accounting Advantages

  • Cloud Accounting as a software as a service
  • Accessibility of data
  • Utilization of data analytics on the data
  • Scalability in the cloud
  • Reduced capital costs

Making Data Privacy a Competitive Advantage

  • Reliability of network connectivity
  • Privacy and security of sensitive data
  • Data ownership
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Contract Lock-in

Cyber Resilience as a Business Driver

  • Onboarding management team & entire organization
  • Implementing back-up solutions
  • Regular data back-ups
  • Regular security tests

TARGET AUDIENCE

The seminar is ideal for low to mid-level and high-level executives including; Accounting officers, ICT Officers, Senior Managers, Chief Finance Officers(CFOs), Chief Operations Officers, Chief Information Officers (CIOs), Management Consultants, and Accounting Officers of Government Units and entities,  CECs ICT Parastatals, Konza Technopolis, Chief Audit Executives, Scholars in ICT, Academicians, System Auditors, Deans Business Schools, all ICPAK members.

CHARGES

Category Normal Registration
Associate Members Ksh. 20,000
Members Ksh. 25,000
Non-members Ksh. 30,000

 CPD UNITS

Members of ICPAK and those from reciprocating professional bodies will be awarded 20 Structured CPD Units upon successfully attending all seminar sessions

SPECIAL NEEDS

If you have special dietary or religious requirements, or should you need any particular assistance kindly refer to us on memberservices@icpak.com

NATIONAL INDUSTRIAL TRAINING AUTHORITY (NITA) REIMBURSEMENT FOR KENYAN DELEGATES

The Institute is registered as a trainer with the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA) The Institute’s registration number is DIT/TRN/47.  Participants who are registered levy contributors should apply to NITA for reimbursement of their fees. Please note that this is applicable for Kenyan citizens only. To qualify you should apply to NITA for approval prior to the date of the seminar.

ONLINE BOOKING AND MORE INFORMATION

We call on seminar participants to note that booking for the seminar is available only online at www.icpak.com and will close on the 30th March 2020.  Delegates are reminded to note that online booking for events is mandatory.   For more information channeled to us via telephone calls on +254 719 074000/100/129 or via email to memberservices@icpak.com or visit www.icpak.com

PARTNERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES.

This seminar presents a good opportunity for organizations to showcase their products and services to a target group with high purchasing powers, both on personal and corporate levels. It presents a unique opportunity for brand positioning and communication that will enjoy optimal visibility. Armed with significant purchasing power and decision-making authority, the audience are a key target group for businesses. For more information or enquiries please email Raphael.nguli@icpak.com

Welcome!!!

Details

Start:
April 2 @ 8:00 am
End:
April 3 @ 5:00 pm
Cost:
Ksh 25000
Event Category:

Venue

Nairobi
Nairobi, Kenya
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Phone:
+254 727 531006

Other

CPD Hours
20
Associates Member Cost
Ksh 20,000
Full Member Cost
Ksh 25,000
Non Member Cost
Ksh 30,000
Event Type
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