K2's Selecting & Vetting Technology Providers - On Demand (2 CPD Hours)

K2's Selecting & Vetting Technology Providers - On Demand (2 CPD Hours)

  • $60.00

Course Description

Managing Information Technology (IT) is difficult when team members, contractors, and others all sound alike. If you manage IT, wouldn’t it be nice to know the questions you should ask? Join us in this session to learn the questions to ask your technology providers and how to identify some warning flags. The session materials can serve as a starting point for your discussions with your providers.  Attend this session and learn many of the things you need to know as you navigate your journey through the world of technology.

Major Topics

  • Qualifications and skills to look for in an IT provider, and the different types of IT providers
  • The available options for delivering applications to end-users
  • Guidance on what to buy and what to avoid when selecting hardware and software

      Learning Objectives

      Upon completing this course, you should be able to:

      • Select from a list of different approaches for delivering applications to end-users
      • Identify the correct definition for each type of IT provider
      • Pick the correct meanings associated with common IT certification acronyms
      • Associate the various kinds of available software licenses with the correct descriptive fact pattern or definition
      • Identify some of the critical service provider risks

            Course Information

            • CPE credit: Recommended for 2 hours Information Technology
            • Prerequisites: None
            • Program level: Update
            • Advance preparation: None
            • Who should participate: Accounting professionals who want to keep up to date with emerging trends in computer hardware, software, security, and cloud services

            Instructional Delivery Method: QAS on-demand learning, including review and final exam questions. To earn credit, participants must pass the final exam with a score of 70% or better within one year of registering for this course. Participants may attempt take the final exam up to 10 times.