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Events

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2020 National Practice Management Conference
June 23 - 26, 2020

2020 National Practice Management Conference

The 2020 NPMC will be exclusively designed to help participants professionally manage accounting firms of varying sizes. The two-and-a-half day educational extravaganza and exchange has something for everyone involved in accounting firm management.

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Association Launches Connect Experience

Association Launches Connect Experience

Oct 18, 2019

CPAFMA is excited to launch Connect, one of the most powerful member benefits CPAFMA has ever had.  It is your connection to an incredible resource – colleagues who share your challenges, uncertainties and successes.  We know the value that CPAFMA members put on networking and educational opportunities we provide through our conferences, local and regional chapter events and online and on-demand programs throughout the ...

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Leadership Institute 2.0 Launched

Leadership Institute 2.0 Launched

Oct 18, 2019

Firm managers are called to be leaders – by the best traditions of the accounting profession, by standards of professional responsibility, and by the expectations of the communities in which they work and live. And yet, until recently, there has been little attention given to leadership training for those responsible for the day-to-day management of CPA firms as they enter the profession and begin to develop the skills necessary for their ...

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"Think Security First": Password Best Practices

Oct 18, 2019

According to Verizon’s Data Breach Investigations Report, 81% of cybersecurity breaches were facilitated by compromised user credentials.  This means that the user’s password was somehow acquired and utilized by hackers to access the organizations network, making “good password practices” a priority for firm managers to highlight in the firm’s security training. According to Neal O’Farrell’s book ...

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50 Ideas in 50 Minutes from the 2019 National Practice Management Conference

50 Ideas in 50 Minutes from the 2019 National Practice Management Conference

Oct 18, 2019

Thank you to all AICPA ENGAGE/CPA National Practice Management Conference participants who contributed to our 50 Ideas in 50 Minutes session which actually generated 57 ideas. Special thanks to our facilitator, Bob Biddle, PAFM and company. If you are interested in learning more about these ideas, contact CPAFMA HQ.

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"Think Security First": Security Tips When on the Road

Oct 15, 2019

In this article, Roman Kepczyk outlines key considerations for firm managers to educate their mobile personnel before they travel, some of which we have excerpted from Neal O’Farrell’s book “Think Security First,” which is available for download for CPAFMA members and Right Networks clients.

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