The Department of Accounting, Economics and Finance holds two Continuing Professional Education (CPE) events each year. The Accounting Society student organization organizes a CPE event every December.
During the Spring term the Department of Accounting, Economics and Finance hosts a CPE event focused on ethics.
CPE EVENT: Thursday, Dec. 16th, 2021. Here is the agenda:
8:25 Welcome & CPE requirement instructions
8:30 – 9:20 Josh Kerr, UA Little Rock Accounting professor with a federal income tax update
9:20-10:10 Matt Boch, attorney from Dover Dixon Horne, PLLC “The $3 Billion Question: Can Arkansas Eliminate the Income Tax?”
10 minute break
10:20 – 11:10 Chris Hill from Windstream will speak on Robotic Process Automation (RPA)
11:10 – 12:00 Daniel Clark (author of Dare To Be Different: An Auditor’s Guide to Personal Excellence) giving his talk: “Setting Ourselves Apart: Breakthrough Ideas for Internal Audit”
30 minute lunch break
12:30 – 1:20 William Meister, analyst from the Value Reporting Foundation on Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Reporting. “The ESG Reporting Landscape: Understanding the Basics.”
1:20 – 2:10 John Melvin from US Bank about the digital bridge concept
10 minute break
2:20 – 3:10 Antwan Hoy, a planner from the Arkansas Economic Development Institute
3:10 – 4:00 Richard Woolridge, Chair of the UA Little Rock department of Management, Marketing, and Technology will speak on data analytics and using Powerbi.
Date: 16 Dec. 2021
Time: 8:25 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
CPE credits offered: Attendance for the entire day will earn 2 hours of tax, 2 hours of accounting, 1 hour of audit, and 3 hours of other CPE.
To register, please click here
The proceeds of the event fund our club activities, service projects, and attendance at the regional and national Beta Alpha Psi conferences.