Description


This certificate program will focus on robotic process automation benefits and how the use of software robots can enable your business or clients to become more competitive and agile.

      


Learning outcomes

·        Recognize what RPA is and its business value, with specific focus on accounting and finance functions.

·        Identify the opportunities and use cases for automation.

·        Recognize the decision criteria needed to build a business case.

·        Recognize key risks and challenges that need to be addressed before implementing RPA.

·        Recognize the governance and controls considerations for addressing automation risks.

·        Recognize the key components to implementing RPA.

·        Recognize the accounting, finance, and operational process implications of RPA.

·        Recognize audit implications associated with RPA.

·        Recognize future trends of automation.

 

By 2020, 40% of manual accounting tasks are predicted to be automated, which can ensure a competitive advantage. With advanced preparation and strategy, rollout can be timely and result in significant hours saved.

Developed by Edward Brooks, founder of the RPA Academy, this certificate program will focus on robotic process automation benefits and how the use of software robots can enable your business or clients to become more competitive and agile. You will gain an understanding of the risks, opportunities, and organizational impact of automation while learning the decision criteria and key considerations needed to build a business case and run a successful proof-of-concept. You will also understand the steps and governance needed to implement or advise clients on how to implement successfully.

 

Who should take this course?

·        Non-IT Finance Professionals

·        CFOs

·        Controllers

·        Management Accountants

·        Public Accountants

·        Partners

·        Staff

·        Managers

·        Internal Auditors

·        Business Process Owners

 

Course structure

The course is delivered in blended learning mode. It consists of two parts:

I  - Online period (16h) - self-paced sessiion

II - Live online session (8h) 




I - Online period - self-paced session



Prerequisties: None

Programme level: Basic

Dration: 16h

Access: This is a digital product. You will have online access to the content. You must finish the online part before you join the live online session.


Topics included in online part:

·       Understanding Robotic Process Automation (RPA)

·       Building a Robotics Process Automation (RPA) Business Case

·       Implementing Robotics Process Automation (RPA) Applications

·       Governance, Risks and Controls for Robotics Process Automation (RPA)

·       Organizational Process Implications of Robotic Process Automation

·       How RPA can be Used in an Audit

·       Automation beyond RPA














II - Live online session  

Duration: 8h

The training complements participants' knowledge with real examples of the use of robots in financial processes. Participants will learn how to estimate savings, and discuss which areas are the most profitable to use RPA. The trainer will also share practical experience on building competences and robotization teams as well as the most frequently recurring problems during implementations.


Programme



I- Online period - self-paced sassion


Topics in this program include:

  • Understanding Robotic Process Automation (RPA)
  • Building a Robotics Process Automation (RPA) Business Case

    Learning outcomes

    • Recognise the key steps in building a business case.
    • Identify processes, alternatives, and risks related to RPA.
    • Recall key components of the proof of value.
    • Identify key criteria in building a plan.
    • Recognize considerations related to testing and validating the business case.
  • Implementing Robotics Process Automation (RPA) Applications

    Learning outcomes

    • Identify key steps in building a bot.
    • Recognize key considerations in deploying RPA.
    • Identify proof of concept technology elements.
  • Governance, Risks and Controls for Robotics Process Automation (RPA)

    Learning outcomes

    • Recognise the key governance roles required in an RPA environment
    • Identify operational and accounting risks related to RPA implementation
    • Understand the controls needed to address risks in an RPA-enabled system.
  • Organizational Process Implications of Robotic Process Automation

    Learning outcomes

    • Differentiate between human and digital resource labor.
    • Identify opportunities for process automation.
    • Recognize the accounting, finance, and operational process implications of RPA.
  • How RPA can be Used in an Audit

    Learning outcomes

    • Differentiate between RPA and legacy management systems.
    • Indicate how to audit a client’s RPA.
    • Indicate how to use RPA in an audit engagement.
  • Automation beyond RPA
  • Learning outcomes
    • Differentiate between RPA and intelligent process automation (IPA).
    • Recognize how IPA may affect an audit in the future.
    • Identify future trends in automation.




II - Live online session 



Duration: 8h


• Real examples of robots in financial processes

• How to choose processes for robotization

• Discussing the changes needed in processes prior to their robotization

• Calculating savings from RPA projects

• Models for creating the automation program and robotics team

• System for identifying, assessing and prioritizing ideas for automation

• Most common business difficulties in implementing RPA




Instructors


Dominik Jaskulski

Dominik has worked as analyst, project leader and people manager for many polish and international organizations. He has been building global structures (Mexico, Manila, Krakow),  setting up group-wide Automation Centers of Excellence and supported several global restructuring and transformation programs. He holds diplomas in economics, finance, lean management and data mining. Dominik has experience in leading projects in HR, banking, finance, IT and NGO. As a fan of agile and lean philosophies, he tries to combine them both in daily work.





Price


Price per person:
2200 PLN regular price     1800 PLN promotional price

Training price includes: 

- access to the online period and live online session

- certyficate of compleition 

Deadlines and registration for course


Online registration on training - check and sign up!

 

Information is provided by:

Grażyna Światała

Centre of Executive Education

Powstańców Wlkp. 16

Poznań

+48 61 854 30 80

e-mail: szkolenia@ue.poznan.pl