Developing a Digital Mindset

Author: Cory Campbell

CPE Credit:  2 hours for CPAs

While the advances in technology create efficiency, perhaps this confounds the skills gap as employees must continuously learn and relearn new skills at faster rates to keep pace with emergent technological advances. In fact, research has suggested that the half-life of a skill is five years and shrinking, meaning that what is learned today may be obsolete in five years. The future of accounting includes developing the digital skillsets that are transferrable as advancements in technology that necessitate continuous learning and relearning are confounded by the power of disruptive innovations.

Publication Date: August 2021

Designed For
Professionals in public practice, business, government, and education who wish to be knowledgeable about how to develop skillsets required to stay relevant amidst changes in technology.

Topics Covered

  • What is a digital mindset?
  • What are the key skills for the future?
  • Framework for critical thinking
  • What is a framework for using data analytics?
  • How to adapt key skills for the future if the technology is always changing?
  • What types of resources are available for me?

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize the role of critical thinking in developing a digital mindset
  • Recognize the importance of developing a continuous learning mindsets
  • Identify key skills that are required to thrive in a data-driven world
  • Differentiate between a mindset vs. a skillset
  • Identify an example of a traditional culture, regarding a digital mindset
  • Describe data analytics
  • Recognize which type of analytics is a recently coined term which is descriptive and backward focused
  • Identify a way to upskill for the future

Level
Basic

Instructional Method
Self-Study

NASBA Field of Study
Information Technology (2 hours)

Program Prerequisites
None

Advance Preparation
None

Registration Options
Quantity
Fees
Regular Fee $62.00

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