MAPCasts (our version of webinars)

Advocate and Elevate

The CPA Firm Management Association has specifically designed their MAPCasts for today’s busy professional. In just minutes, you have access to in-depth coverage of an ever-changing array of current practice management topics, issues and the latest trends, best practices and developments. We cover topics falling in all areas of responsibility for COOs, Directors of Administration, Firm Administrators, Controllers, Directors of Operation, Human Resource Managers, IT professionals and Administrative and Managing Partners.

Individuals or groups are able to participate in these sessions from the convenience of your own space – using your device or in your conference room with members of your team - and immediately put what you’ve learned to work in your department and/or organization. Review the following list for CPAFMA’s upcoming MAPCasts – and register today! PAFMs are able to participate in all MAPCasts and receive recordings without charge.

Parallel Lives: How Firm Managers Can Juggle M&A with Daily Practice 

Date: Tuesday, August 23, 2022
Time: 02:00 PM EST / 01:00 PM CST / 12:00 PM MST / 11:00 AM PST
Presenter(s): Ira Rosenbloom, CPA (LR), Chief Operating Executive, Optimum Strategies, LLC
Objective: - Explore ways to bring clarity to firm manager role in M&A
- Examine methods to delegate and monitor accountability
- Learn how to develop a system to balance both day-to-day and M&A
- Discuss lines not to be crossed when juggling different priorities becomes untenable
Field of Study: Business Management & Organization
Program Level: Advanced
CPE Credit: 1 Credit Hour

No advanced preparation or prerequisites are required for this course.
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This is part of the series: Making M&A Easier - Broadening and Accelerating the Role of the Firm Manager in M&A

Save by registering for the entire series! All registered guests will receive links to view the replays, so you can still have access to all content, even if you miss a live broadcast.

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What Does the 2024 Exam Evolution Mean to Me?

Date: Tuesday, August 30, 2022
Time: 02:00 PM EST / 01:00 PM CST / 12:00 PM MST / 11:00 AM PST
Presenter(s): Rob Dewey, Senior Manager of CPA Education, UWorld, Janice Stoudemire, Founder and President, Palmetto Academic Consulting Services, Inc.
Objective: -Learn how to tailor a CPA exam review program to meet your firm’s future strategy
-Learn what anticipated changes are in store for the 2024 CPA exam
-Learn how you can better support your teams when it comes to the CPA exam review and passage
Field of Study: Business Management & Organization
Program Level: Basic
CPE Credit: 1 Credit Hour

No advanced preparation or prerequisites are required for this course.
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Is Your Client’s Data at Risk? Here are 27 questions the government will ask you in an audit

Date: Tuesday, September 20, 2022
Time: 02:00 PM EST / 01:00 PM CST / 12:00 PM MST / 11:00 AM PST
Presenter(s): Dan Fusco, Founder and IT Consultant, InnerPC Computer Solutions
Objective: Learning Objectives:
· Learn about 27 questions you will be asked in a Cyber security audit
· Learn 7 crucial steps to utilize cloud computing to ensure there are no issues in an audit
· Tax Preparers working from home lead to an uptick in Ransomware attacks and loss of data. Learn how to ensure your team is working securely in such situations.
Field of Study: Information Technology
Program Level: Basic
CPE Credit: 1 Credit Hour

No advanced preparation or prerequisites are required for this course.
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Registration

All registration is done on-line with the names and email addresses of each individual guest. Log-in details will be emailed to all registrants approximately 1-2 days prior to each session.

Fees and Payment Procedures

The fee for each participant location is normally $25.00 for CPAFMA members and PCPS members. Non-members may register for an additional fee. All PAFMs may register for free. Invoicing is available to CPAFMA and PCPS members only. Non-members must pre-pay.

Delivery System

The CPA Firm Management Association uses the the Zoom platform for MAPCasts. Registrants will receive login instructions in advance by email and the virtual meeting room will open 15 minutes prior to the MAPCast start time. We recommend participants log-in 5-10 minutes prior to the start, allowing enough time to download and print any documents you wish to have available during the course presentation. It is recommended that you test your computer prior to attending a meeting. Attendees who need a certificate of attendance will need to respond to polls and/or chat questions to show their active participation.

Refund Policy

CPAFMA will not issue refunds for MAPCasts. If a registrant is unable to participate in the MAPCast and sends written notice to info@cpafma.org 48 hours prior to the session, a credit will be provided for a future MAPCast. Alert the CPAFMA staff member monitoring the MAPCast if technical difficulties are encountered and technical support will be provided to eliminate problems with future MAPCasts.

Additional Information

Live participation is required for CPE credit and must respond to poll questions to document their active participation. All registrants will receive an email following the session with links to the slides and/or handouts, and a link to the MAPCast recording (unless otherwise stated). If you are unable to participate in the live session, you can still watch the recorded session, but you will not be eligible for CPE credits.

For more information regarding CPAFMA MAPCasts or administrative policies such as complaint and refund, contact the CPAFMA Headquarters at 937-222-0030, or info@cpafma.org.