Building the Business Case for RPA
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04 November, 2020

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm UTC

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4:00 pm - 8:00 pm UTC

Building the Business Case for RPA

Speakers: Edward Brooks; Steve Palomino, CPA/CITP, CGMA, CIA; Dr. Sean Stein Smith

  • Format

    Webcast

  • Level

    Basic

  • Duration

    4h

This course focuses on understanding robotic process automation technology and how RPA is transforming businesses to become more competitive and agile.

Learning outcomes

  • Define RPA and the business value, specifically to the accounting and finance functions
  • Identify the opportunities for automation
  • Identify how to prioritize processes for the biggest impact
  • Recognize the decision criteria needed to build a business case
  • Recognize key risks and challenges that need to be addressed before implementing RPA
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Overview

This course focuses on understanding robotic process automation technology and how RPA is transforming businesses to become more competitive and agile. You will learn how to identify and prioritize the business processes that are most suitable for automation and the key considerations and decision criteria needed to build your business case.

This course provides a practical methodology on how to begin building the business case and roadmap for success. This is Part 1 of a 3-part series certificate program. You must purchase the bundle to earn the certificate. Learn more about the certificate and purchase the bundle here.

Key Topics:

  • What RPA is
  • Business value of RPA
  • RPA applications & use cases that make the most sense
  • Decision criteria and steps needed to build a business case
  • Practical methodology on how to get started

Who should take this course?

  • Non-IT finance professionals, CFOs, controllers, management accountants, public accountants, partners, staff, managers, internal auditors and business process owners.

Professional development

This Webcast offers 4 hours of CPE credit.
Note on CPE Requirements and Credits
All learning resources available in the CGMA Store qualify for CPD for CIMA members.

Field of study: Information Technology
Prerequisites:None
Programme level:Basic
Duration:4h
Format:Webcast
Access:This is a live event. You will have access to webcast on the date/time of broadcast and the archive for 3 months after the broadcast date.

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£139.00 (CIMA members only)

£179.00

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Speakers

  • Edward Brooks

    Edward Brooks, trained as a Chartered Accountant in London with Ernst & Young, and went on to work as a consultant with Accenture and ISG before launching The RPA Academy in 2017.

    During his consulting years, Ed specialized in outsourcing and business transformation, and advised and supported technology start-ups. The RPA Academy was founded to address the growing skills shortages in the automation space and has since expanded its training offerings to include courses on Machine Learning, AI, and Blockchain.

  • Steve Palomino, CPA/CITP, CGMA, CIA

    Steve Palomino is a CPA/CITP, CGMA, CIA, and Managing Member at Palscott Business Consulting, LLC, in Dallas, Texas.

    Steve guides businesses leadership in the application of software robotics strategies to increase controls over operations and reporting. He uses his expertise in robotics to help companies achieve significant effort reduction, deploy controls and continuous audit capabilities, while transforming processes. He is a former member of the ITECH Committee, former Chair of the SBC Global Task Force, prior member of the AICPA’s Audit Peer Review Task Force.

  • Dr. Sean Stein Smith

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