Organizational Process Implications of RPA



Organizational Process Implications of RPA

Instructors: Chanyuan (Abigail) Zhang; Steve Palomino, CPA/CITP, CGMA, CIA

  • Format

    Course - Online

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  • Duration


This course covers differences between using humans versus bots.

Learning outcomes

  • Differentiate between human and digital resource labor.
  • Identify opportunities for process automation.
  • Recognize the accounting, finance, and operational process implications of RPA.

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Product information


Obtain an understanding of the organizational process implications of RPA. This course covers differences between using humans versus bots. It also will enable you to identify opportunities for process automation and recognize accounting, finance, and operational process implications of RPA.

Who should take this course?

  • Non-IT finance professionals
  • CFOs
  • Controllers
  • Management Accountants
  • Public Accountants
  • Partners
  • Staff
  • Managers
  • Internal Auditors
  • Business Process Owners

Professional development

This Course - Online offers 2 hours of CPE credit.
Note on CPE Requirements and Credits
All learning resources available in the CGMA Store qualify for CPD for CIMA members.

Programme level: Basic
Format:Course - Online
Access:This is a digital product. You will have access to the content for a year after purchase date.

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  • Chanyuan (Abigail) Zhang

    Abigail is a PhD candidate in the Accounting Information System department at Rutgers Business School. Her research addresses the impacts of emerging technologies, especially Robotic Process Automation (RPA), Artificial Intelligence (AI), and Intelligent Process Automation (IPA), on auditing. She has been working with several medium sized public accounting firms to build prototypes of implementing RPA in some of their audit procedures. In her working paper “Intelligent Process Automation in Audit”, which has been presented in the Strategic and Emerging Technologies (SET) workshop in the 2018 American Accounting Association (AAA) annual meeting, three frameworks are constructed to guide the implementation of IPA in the future of audit. Currently she is also a part time lecturer at Rutgers Business School.

  • 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.


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