Robotic Process Automation Fundamentals for Accounting and Finance Professionals Certificate Program (RPAFC)

Course Description Schedule Course Outline

Course Overview

This certificate program will focus on robotic process automation benefits and how the use of software robots can enable your business or clients to become more competitive and agile. You will gain an understanding of the risks, opportunities and organizational impact of automation while learning the decision criteria and key considerations needed to build a business case and run a successful proof-of-concept. You will also understand the steps and governance needed to implement or advise clients on how to implement successfully.

In this course, you will learn:

  • Business value of RPA
  • RPA applications & use cases that make the most sense
  • Decision criteria and steps needed to build a business case
  • Considerations, risks and challenges to implementing RPA
  • Governance and controls considerations for a digital workforce
  • Accounting, finance and organizational impact of RPA
  • Audit implications associated with RPA
  • Trends & future RPA landscape

Instructional delivery method: Live
Recommended CPE credit:15
Recommended field of study: Information Technology
Prerequisites: None
Program level: Foundational
Advance preparation: None

Who should attend

  • Global accounting and financial process owners
  • Management accounting/finance professionals, finance personnel, internal auditors, etc.
  • Public accounting managers, consultants and staff supporting or advising clients
  • No IT expertise needed
  • Desire or need to understand robotic process automation
  • SMB to large global corporations of all industries

Course Objectives

  • Define RPA and the business value, specifically to the accounting and finance functions
  • Identify the opportunities and use cases for automation
  • Recognize the decision criteria needed to build a business case
  • Recognize key risks and challenges that need to be addressed before implementing RPA
  • Recognize the governance and controls considerations for addressing automation risks
  • Recognize the key components to implementing RPA
  • Recognize the accounting, finance and operational process implications of RPA
  • Recognize audit implications associated with RPA
  • Recognize future trends of automation

Digital Badge Upon completing this course, you will be awarded with a certificate in the form of a digital badge to be proudly displayed anywhere on the internet—a personal blog, a social network like LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Mozilla Open Badges, a biographical page on a company website or an online resume.

Outline: Robotic Process Automation Fundamentals for Accounting and Finance Professionals Certificate Program (RPAFC)

  • Understanding Robotic Process Automation
  • Building your RPA Business Case
  • Implementing RPA
  • Governance, Risks & Controls for Robotic Process Automation
  • Organizational Process Implications of Robotic Process Implications
  • Audit Implications for Robotic Process Automation
  • Trends & Future of RPA
Classroom Training
Modality: C

Duration 2 days

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Online Training
Modality: L
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