Seminar Title: Cybersecurity Fundamentals for Finance and Accounting Professionals Certificate, Analytics and Big Data for Accountants (24.5 CPE)
WHO WILL BENEFIT?
CEOs, CFO’s, controllers, management accountants, public accountants, partners, managers, internal auditors and Non-IT finance professionals.
August 29th and 30th 2018 from 08.30am to 17.00pm @ Santa Barbara Beach and Golf Resort Willemstad – Curacao, followed by a happy hour on each day.
VERY SPECIAL OPPORTUNITY TO ATTEND CURACAO NORTH SEA JAZZ (CNSJ) 2018 FESTIVAL
On the Caribbean we believe that learning should be fun!!! Therefore, all registrants for our AICPA event will be able to combine this unique learning event with the option to join the famous Curacao North Sea Jazz 2018 festival featuring 18 remarkable world artists mostly Grammy Award Winners such as Patty LaBelle, Sting, Shakira and Jean Paul among others. AICPA attendees will be able to purchase discounted* tickets based on coupons provided by Global International Management, LLC.
SUBJECT DAY 1: AUGUST 29th, 2018 – CYBERSECURITY FUNDAMENTALS FOR NON-IT FINANCE AND ACCOUNTING PROFESSIONALS (16.5 CPE/CPD)
$6 trillion in damages. With a T. The annual cost of cybercrime is projected to reach $6 trillion by 2021, according to Forbes. With so much at stake, all organizations must demonstrate that they are managing cyber threats. They need to have the right processes and controls to detect, respond to, mitigate and recover from cybersecurity events. This is where you come in.
What is your role? Develop your fluency in Cybersecurity! As a CEO, CFO or trusted adviser you must be able to speak intelligently on cybersecurity. Learn the terminology and the appropriate questions to ask. Our cybersecurity fundamentals seminar will help you do just that. Stand out from the crowd. Be tone of the first to help your company or clients meet critical cybersecurity safeguards. Develop your fluency and gain the confidence to make sound strategic decisions regarding cybersecurity risk. Learn what you should be doing to help protect your clients a nd your organization from cyber threats.
Cybersecurity Workshop + Certificate (16.5 CPE): Attend the live on-site in-person workshop on August 29th, 2018 for an interactive learning experience with our cybersecurity expert. Then, continue the learning on your own time with 2 self-paced online modules. After attending the workshop and completing the online learning, you will receive a digital badge that can easily be shared with your professional network.
The online learning modules will be automatically added to your account on August 29th, so you can continue your course of study to complete the certificate immediately following the workshop. These modules will be available in your account for one year.
Cybersecurity Workshop Only (8 CPE): Learn the key concepts from the Cybersecurity Fundamentals for Finance and Accounting Professionals Certificate in a one-day workshop and get yourself started on the road to cybersecurity fluency. A certificate or digital badge is not available with this option.
NASBA FIELD OF STUDY: Information Technology
Advance Preparation: None
Delivery method: Live on-site
- Cybersecurity terminology and digital transformation
- Attacks and the security mindset
- Data breaches and privacy
- Cybersecurity frameworks including NIST CSF
- Cybersecurity risk management program and the related description criteria
- The benefits of investing in cybersecurity
- Recall key terms related to cybersecurity.
- Recognize the impact of digital transformation on business.
- Recognize what it takes to have a security mindset.
- Recognize the threat landscape and the importance of security to various technologies.
- Recognize how a data breach occurs and the organizational impact.
- Recognize the impact to the organization when privacy is compromised.
- Identify which security framework or frameworks would be most appropriate for your organization or client.
- Identify the five functions described in the core of the NIST CSF.
- Recognize the definition and purpose of a cybersecurity risk management program.
- Recognize the importance of the cybersecurity description criteria within a cybersecurity risk management program.
- Identify the overall potential opportunities and risks to the organization or client related to cybersecurity.
- Cybersecurity service offerings
SUBJECT DAY 2: AUGUST 30th, 2018 – ANALYTICS AND BIG DATA FOR ACCOUNTANTS (8 CPE/CPD)
A new force driving business: Analytics is the new force driving business. Tools have been created to measure program impacts and ROI, visualize data and business processes, and uncover the relationship between key performance indicators, many utilizing the unprecedented amount of data now flowing into organizations. In this course you will discuss leading- edge topics in analytics and finance in a session that is packed with useful tips and practical guidance that you can apply immediately.
What is your role? Help your organization or clients to set the initial step to become data-driven! Many companies don’t leverage data properly. “The biggest barriers companies face in extracting value from data and analytics are organizational; many struggle to incorporate data-driven insights into day-to-day business processes,” according to an MGI and McKinsey research report. That doesn’t have to hold true for your organization.
NASBA FIELD OF STUDY: Finance
Advance Preparation: None
Delivery method: Live on-site
- Evidence-based techniques for finding or generating data, selecting key performance indicators, isolating program effects
- Relating data to return on investment, financial values, and executive decision making
- Data sources including surveys, interviews, customer satisfaction, engagement, and operational data
- Visualizing and presenting complex results
- Deal with major trends in predictive analytics, optimization, correlation of metrics, and big data.
- Interpret and manage new trends in analytics techniques affecting your organization.
- Utilize new tools for data analytics.
- Critically interpret analytic reports and advise decision makers.
8 CPE/CPD points: Advance your career and earn up to 8 hours of CPE/CPD credit.
Santa Barbara Beach and Golf Resort Willemstad – Curacao. Hotel Reservation is not included in pricing for (international) participants. For more info about the venue see:https://www.santabarbararesortcuracao.com/
AICPA EVENT PRICING
INCLUDING LUNCH, SNACKS, REFRESHERS, COFFEE BREAKS AND HAPPY HOURS ON BOTH DAYS
Day 1 – Cybersecurity $500
Day 2 – Analytics and Big Data $500
AICPA PACKAGE DISCOUNT: Attend both days and pay $950
REGISTRATION AND PAYMENTS
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REFUND POLICY OR CANCELLATION POLICY
Refunds or Cancellations – Requests for refunds or cancellations must be received by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org before July 31, 2018 12:00pm AST.
*DISCOUNTED ($10) CURACAO NORTH SEA JAZZ (CNSJ) FESITVAL 2018 TICKETS
AICPA attendees willing to attend CNSJ festival can obtain tickets for $185.00 (discount of $10 on the regular price of USD 195.00) per day, via Global International Management, LLC by notifying us. Purchase a package and save even more: Purchase one entrance ticket for Friday 31 August plus one entrance ticket for Saturday 1 September and receive one entrance ticket for Thursday 30 August for free. This is an exclusive offer provided by Global International Management, LLC to our AICPA event participants. Note that cards will only be issued after the course cancellation period has expired. For more info on CNSJ 2018 see link: https://www.curacaonorthseajazz.com/en/
COMPLAINT RESOLUTION POLICY
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ABOUT THE PUBLISHER AICPA
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ABOUT THE FACILITATOR GLOBAL INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT, LLC
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