Monday, September 14, 2020 – Monday, September 14, 2020 | 8:00am – 4:20pm

CPAs in Business Virtual Summit

The start date for this course has passed. Registration is no longer available.

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, the MSCPA has made the difficult decision to make all of our programs virtual-only events for the remainder of the year.

 

All sessions will be recorded, and a link to the full recording will be emailed to attendees after the event. Watch presentations you missed or repeat sessions you loved!

 
 

Agenda

8:00 – 9:00 a.m.

How Big Data Impacts the CPA Profession

Leah Donti, CPA, CMA, MBA, Advantage Montreal Seminars Inc.

In this session, we’ll discuss how big data and predictive analytics are changing the way the world does business. We’ll cover the key concepts on data analytics, big data opportunities for auditors and CPAs in industry, how artificial intelligence is disrupting many industries and the three Vs of big data.

 

9:05 -9:35 a.m.

The Impact of COVID-19 in the Workplace

R. Scott Walker, Aetna Health Care Business, CVS Health

 In this session, we’ll discuss how COVID has changed business models and how corporations are responding to the pandemic. We’ll cover how employees are adapting to working from home, the importance of a healthy work/life balance, the new approaches of communication being utilize, the increased level of collaboration across and within segments and more.

 

9:40 - 10:30 a.m.

Economic Update

Liz Young, BNY Mellon

 

 

10:35 - 10:50 a.m.

Facilitated Conversations

 

 

10:55 - 11:50 a.m.

 Finding Your Inner Extrovert: Communication Skills for Accounting Leaders

Jennifer Elder, CSP, CPA, The Sustainable CFO

In today's technology-driven world, success in business depends upon your ability to translate data into information, communicate with anyone and present ideas powerfully, whether it's one-on-one or in the boardroom. In this session, we’ll cover specific techniques in listening, writing and presenting, and learn about the hard skills involved in the softer side of leadership.

 

 

11:50 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. 

Lunch Break

 

Concurrent Sessions (choose one)

 

12:15 – 1:20 p.m. 

Ethics: Solving Ethical Dilemmas in Industry: A Leader’s Guide to Decisive Moments (Part 1)

Karl Ahlrichs, Expert Speaks

In this session, we’ll cover multiple viewpoints on the moral and ethical challenges facing advanced leadership and share the skills needed to maintain a competitive advantage. We will discuss fresh data on relative metrics and how they can lead to solutions for the ethical challenges on the horizon. In addition, we’ll examine how to use De Bono’s Six Thinking Hats method to add structure and efficiency to the process, how to leverage advanced adult learning methods to teach ethics to others and build a sustainable, high performing culture.

Applying the New Revenue Standard to Real-Life Examples (Part 1)

Leah Donti, CPA, CMA, MBA, Advantage Montreal Seminars Inc.

In this session, we’ll apply the new revenue standard to specific cases covering a range of industries, including nonprofits, construction, software, retail, manufacturing and engineering. We’ll discuss how it applies to different companies and how they can implement it.

Discuss for private companies: first time adoption, disclosure requirements and lessons learned from adoption. Plus complete more examples on different industry applications.

 

1:20 – 1:25 p.m.

Break

 

Concurrent Sessions (choose one)

1:25 – 2:30 p.m.

Ethics: Solving Ethical Dilemmas in Industry: A Leader’s Guide to Decisive Moments (Part 2)

Karl Ahlrichs, Expert Speaks

In this session, we’ll cover multiple viewpoints on the moral and ethical challenges facing advanced leadership and share the skills needed to maintain a competitive advantage. We will discuss fresh data on relative metrics and how they can lead to solutions for the ethical challenges on the horizon. In addition, we’ll examine how to use De Bono’s Six Thinking Hats method to add structure and efficiency to the process, how to leverage advanced adult learning methods to teach ethics to others and build a sustainable, high performing culture.

Applying the New Revenue Standard to Real-Life Examples (Part 2)

Leah Donti, CPA, CMA, MBA, Advantage Montreal Seminars Inc.

In this session, we’ll apply the new revenue standard to specific cases covering a range of industries, including nonprofits, construction, software, retail, manufacturing and engineering. We’ll discuss how it applies to different companies and how they can implement it.

Discuss for private companies: first time adoption, disclosure requirements and lessons learned from adoption. Plus complete more examples on different industry applications.

2:35 - 2:50 p.m.

Facilitated Conversations

 

2:55 - 4:05 p.m.

Ethics: Solving Ethical Dilemmas in Industry: A Leader’s Guide to Decisive Moments (Part 3)

Karl Ahlrichs, Expert Speaks

In this session, we’ll cover multiple viewpoints on the moral and ethical challenges facing advanced leadership and share the skills needed to maintain a competitive advantage. We will discuss fresh data on relative metrics and how they can lead to solutions for the ethical challenges on the horizon. In addition, we’ll examine how to use De Bono’s Six Thinking Hats method to add structure and efficiency to the process, how to leverage advanced adult learning methods to teach ethics to others and build a sustainable, high performing culture.

Applying the New Revenue Standard to Real-Life Examples (Part 3)

Leah Donti, CPA, CMA, MBA, Advantage Montreal Seminars Inc.

In this session, we’ll apply the new revenue standard to specific cases covering a range of industries, including nonprofits, construction, software, retail, manufacturing and engineering. We’ll discuss how it applies to different companies and how they can implement it.

Discuss for private companies: first time adoption, disclosure requirements and lessons learned from adoption. Plus complete more examples on different industry applications.

Conference Credits

This course is 8.00 credits

Conference Fees

MSCPA-AICPA Member
$329.00
MSCPA Member
$329.00
AICPA Member
$429.00
Non-Member
$429.00

Conference Cost

You pay
$429.00
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The start date for this course has passed. Registration is no longer available.