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Transformation of the Profession- Data Analytics and Technology are Changing Everything!

Course CategoryAccounting

Event calendar iconMay 27, 2021

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This virtual course will be delivered regionally via Zoom.

Registration is open to insular government professionals.

This course is limited to the paid participants of the 2021 AGA GPDC. Please ensure that your registration fee has been paid.

Course Description

This session examines the impact data analytics and technology are having on the accounting & auditing profession, higher education, employment trends, salaries, and the CPA exam. We will discuss the challenges and the transformation necessary to remain viable in this technology and data driven era. The speaker will demonstrate the opportunities for basic data analysis by using Pivot Tables and Tableau.

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After successful completion of this course, participants will:

  • Understand accounting, business and technology degree trends
  • Understand higher education, employment, and CPA exam trends
  • Focus and understand the CPA Evolution and major changes coming in the CPA Exam
  • Get a detailed overview of Data Analytics in the Accounting/Auditing/Business profession
  • Learn working basic data analytics examples through PivotTables and Tableau

Who Should Attend

2021 AGA GPDC Registrants.










May 27, 2021

8:30 a.m. to 10:10 a.m.


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CPEs - 2 Credit Hours

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Virtual Delivery

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Billy Morehead, Ph.D., CPA, CGFM

Billy Morehead, Ph.D., CPA, CGFM

Madison, MS

Dr. William "Billy" Morehead, CGFM, CPA is a Professor of Accountancy at Mississippi College teaching primarily Governmental, Advanced, Accounting Information Systems, and Data Analytics classes at the undergraduate and graduate levels. A long-time member of the Jackson AGA chapter, Billy has served AGA in numerous roles at the chapter level, including Chapter President, and at the national level, including Chairs of the Journal Board and Higher Education Committee, National Treasurer, and National President. Billy is also a member of the Mississippi Society of CPAs and the American Institute of CPAs.