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CPE Self-Study
Robotic Process Automation Strategy for Business Leaders
NASBA FIELD OF STUDY
Information Technology
LEVEL
Basic
CPE CREDITS
Online: 7.0
Get an overview of robotic process automation in this 3-course self study online program.

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Set yourself apart.

Who Will Benefit?

  • Global accounting and financial business leaders
  • Managers in public accounting and management accounting who offer strategic guidance to the C-Suite and are considering RPA for their business and want to understand best practices and strategy for implementing RPA
  • Partners, advisors and consultants interested in expanding their service offerings

Key Topics

  • The definition of Robotic Process Automation
  • The business value of automation
  • The RPA market landscape
  • The importance of RPA in a digital strategy
  • The employee value proposition for RPA
  • Key components that are integral to a successful RPA implementation strategy
  • The process of creating an RPA strategy
  • How to prioritize use cases
  • How to address change management and culture challenges

Learning Objectives

  • Define RPA
  • Describe how RPA is transforming business, specifically the accounting and finance functions
  • Indicate the business value of RPA
  • Identify key considerations in getting started with RPA
  • Identify the components of an RPA strategy to educate your organization about RPA
  • Recall the steps needed to build your RPA strategy
  • Recognize key issues that need to be addressed before starting to implement RPA

As a business leader or a strategic business partner, you should be considering Robotic Process Automation (RPA). Whether you sponsor, drive, initiate or are responsible for managing a robotic process automation strategy, this three-course self study online program will prepare you for the future.

You will get an overview of RPA, learn how it's transforming businesses and understand how RPA provides a significant competitive advantage. You will also learn key considerations and steps needed to begin building your RPA strategy including, how to address the cultural shift needed to overcome the "fear of robots" and understand the critical role human intelligence plays to ensure a successful strategy. Topics in this program include:

Business Leaders Distinction - Upon completing this program, you will earn a digital badge to proudly display anywhere on the internet—a personal blog; a social network like LinkedIn, Facebook, or Twitter; Mozilla Open Badges; a biographical page on a company website, or an online resume. Set yourself apart as a future-ready financial professional.

To learn more about the Robotics Process Automation Strategy for Business Leaders certificate program, click here.

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Author(s)

Edward Brooks, Founder of The RPA Academy

Edward Brooks is trained as a chartered accountant in London with Ernst & Young, and went on to work as a consultant with Accenture and ISG before launching The RPA Academy in 2017. During his consulting years, Ed specialized in outsourcing and business transformation, and advised and supported technology start-ups. The RPA Academy was founded to address the growing skills shortages in the automation space, and has since expanded its training offerings to include courses on RPA, Machine Learning, AI, and Blockchain.

Publisher

American Institute of CPAs

The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) is the world’s largest member association representing the CPA profession, with more than 418,000 members in 143 countries, and a history of serving the public interest since 1887. AICPA members represent many areas of practice, including business and industry, public practice, government, education and consulting.

The AICPA sets ethical standards for the profession and U.S. auditing standards for private companies, nonprofit organizations, federal, state and local governments. It develops and grades the Uniform CPA Examination, and offers specialized credentials for qualified professionals who concentrate on personal financial planning; forensic accounting; business valuation; and information management and technology assurance. With The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), it offers the Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) designation, which sets the global benchmark for quality and recognition in management accounting.

The AICPA and CIMA also make up the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (the Association), which represents public and management accounting globally, advocating on behalf the public interest and advancing the quality, competency and employability of CPAs, CGMAs and other accounting and finance professionals worldwide.

The AICPA maintains offices in New York, Washington, DC, Durham, NC, and Ewing, NJ.

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CREDIT INFO
CPE credits
Online
: 7.0
NASBA Field of Study
Information Technology
Level
Basic
Prerequisites
None
ADVANCE PREPARATION
None
Delivery Method
QAS Self-Study
Course acronym
RPASBL
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