Embracing the Future: An Introduction to Using AI for Accountants (Virtual)

When:  Feb 20, 2024 from 06:30 PM to 08:00 PM (CT)
Associated with  Houston Chapter

Join us Tuesday, February 20th from  6:30 - 8:00 pm for our virtual Chapter meeting.  Our speaker will be Laurie Burney, Associate Professor and J.E. Bush Professor in Accounting at Baylor University and IMA's Professor In Residence.  

The topic is, "Embracing the Future: An Introduction to Using AI for Accountants."

CPE amount: 1.5 (TSBPA)

Field of study: Technology

Advanced Preparation: None

Level: Basic

Cost: Free

Session Summary: 

In an era where artificial intelligence (AI) is reshaping industries, the field of accounting is no exception. This webinar is designed for accounting professionals eager to understand and leverage the power of AI in their professional and personal lives. As AI technologies continue to evolve, they offer a plethora of opportunities for efficiency, accuracy, and strategic insights in accounting practices. This webinar will introduce the fundamentals of AI, its applications in accounting, and how it can ethically be utilized for personal development and efficiency. (Description assistance from ChatGPT, of course.)

Learning Objectives:

 Defining AI: Gain a basis understanding of what AI is.

Exploring AI in Accounting: Learn about AI tools and technologies that are useful for accounting practices.

Enhancing Efficiency and Accuracy: Discover how AI can streamline accounting processes, reduce human error, and enable more accurate decision-making.

Personal Development through AI: Explore how AI can be used for personal growth and efficiency.

This webinar is ideal for accountants at all levels who wish to stay ahead in their field by embracing AI technologies, both in their professional roles and personal lives. (Description assistance from ChatGPT, of course.)

To Register: https://event.on24.com/wcc/r/4464701/644763B2CFEAB051DC8053C1AA11F441

Registration is mandatory to participate. To ensure accurate CPE reporting, please provide your correct IMA member number as listed in your IMA membership profile. Your first and last name should also be as per your IMA profile. If any details are incorrect this could delay your CPE credits being reported to your transcript and error with your certificate of attendance.

Note:  The IMA Houston Chapter is registered with the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy as a CPE sponsor. This registration does not constitute an endorsement by the board as to the quality of our CPE program. TSBPA Sponsor # 010715

About the Speaker:

Associate Professor and J.E. Bush Professor in Accounting at Baylor University

IMA Professor in Residence

Laurie Burney, Ph.D., CMA, CSCA, CPA (TN-inactive), is an Associate Professor and J.E. Bush Professor in Accounting at Baylor University. She also serves as the Institute of Management Accountant Professor in Residence. Laurie is an Associate Editor for IMA Educational Case Journal, is past-president for the IMA Texas Regional Council, and is secretary for the IMA Stuart Cameron McLeod Society. In 2018, Dr. Burney was recognized with the IMA R. Lee Brummet Distinguished Award for Educators and the Lean Enterprise Institute’s Excellence in Lean Accounting Faculty Award. Recently, her coauthored article, “ChaptGPT and AI in Accounting Education and Research,” was recognized as the #2 most popular  Strategic Finance article for 2023.

Dr. Burney teaches advanced managerial accounting courses. Her area of expertise takes a behavioral approach to investigate management control systems. Dr. Burney also serves on the board for the Educational Foundation for Women in Accounting. She earned her BBA from Austin Peay State University, MBA from Middle Tennessee State University and Ph.D. from the University of Kentucky.


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