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Wednesday, November 25, 2020 Webcast

Working Remotely: Best Practices, Challenges, and Opportunities (X1-WKR2-2020-01-WEBNR-330-01)

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM EST
webcast

Webcast

2.0 CPE Credits in MT

OVERVIEW

Working from home presents both benefits and challenges for accountants. For employees, working from home provides opportunities to be more productive and gain time that would otherwise be spent commuting to and from the office. Employers who utilize remote work enjoy fewer fixed costs, more efficiency, and greater employee satisfaction.

DESIGNED FOR

Anyone in the accounting or financial services profession who seeks to understand ways to implement or improve work from home programs.

BENEFITS

  • Formulate a plan to implement a successful work from home program
  • Understand how other accounting organizations successfully utilize remote work
  • Be familiar with research and related studies identifying challenges and benefits of working remotely

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Technology and workstation arrangements
  • Maximizing productivity
  • Establishing procedures that can be implemented throughout the organization
  • Understanding the relationship between remote work and employee retention
  • Effective communication strategies for staying connected with colleagues and clients
  • The productivity challenges unique to working from home
  • Time management
  • The importance of distinguishing between the “home office” and “home”
  • Data privacy concerns
  • Other ethical considerations that arise when working from home

COURSE LEVEL

Basic

PREREQUISITES

General familiarity with the accounting profession.

ADVANCE PREPARATION

None

INSTRUCTOR

Jason Cornell

Jason Cornell

Jason Cornell is an experienced civil litigator with over 14 years of experience working in areas of automobile negligence, products liability and wrongful death. As a commercial litigator, Jason has represented a wide range of high-profile clients, including Hess Energy, Morgan Stanley and NBC Universal. Jason’s litigation experience also includes representing the bankruptcy trustee for one of the largest bank failure cases in U.S. history. Prior to practicing law, Jason worked for several years as a senior claims representative at one of the nation’s largest insurance companies. Jason brings an impressive range of insight and understanding on how insurers and corporate defendants value and litigate personal injury claims. Prior to joining Clark Fountain, Jason was an equity partner at an AmLaw 200 law firm. Jason previously served as editor and lead author of the South Florida Trial Practice Blog and the Delaware Corporate Bankruptcy Blog. Jason is a contributing author to Clark Fountain’s blog, writing on issues relevant to automotive defect litigation. During his career, Jason received awards for pro bono work representing dependent and neglected children, as well as his for his commitment to mentoring young attorneys. Jason previously served on the board of two nonprofits, one providing therapy services for children on the autistic spectrum and another advocating for grandparents who have custody of their grandchildren. Jason is a member of both the Florida Justice Association and the Palm Beach Justice Association.

PRICING

$89.00 - Member

$99.00 - Nonmember

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