This course provides a concise overview of how artificial intelligence (AI) is reshaping the world, affecting businesses, and transforming the accounting profession. Through a series of lectures and discussions we will explore the evolution, impact, and practical applications of AI in accounting.
- Introduction to Artificial Intelligence
- AI’s Global Impact and Potential to Save the World
- The Evolution of Calculators and Lessons for AI
- AI’s Impact on the Workforce and Accounting Profession
- Practical Ways to Start Using AI: Chatbots, Generative AI, and More
- Overview of AI Foundational Technologies: Machine Learning, Robotics, and more.
- Key Takeaways: Understanding AI’s Role in Today’s World and Future
- Define and understand the core concepts of artificial intelligence
- Analyze the global impact of AI and its potential for transformation
- Investigate the evolution of technology in accounting, from calculators to AI
- Evaluate the ethical considerations and fears associated with AI
- Apply AI tools in practical ways, such as chatbots and generative technologies
- Explore foundational AI technologies, including machine learning and robotics
- Synthesize the key takeaways and prepare for the future of AI in accounting
Who Will Benefit/Target Audience:
Accountants, business leaders, financial professionals, and anyone interested in understanding and utilizing AI to enhance their work and the accounting profession will benefit from this course.
A basic understanding of accounting principles and a curiosity about technology and AI are recommended before taking this course.