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K2's 2023 Simplifying And Economizing Your Tech Stack

Total Credits: 1 including 1 Information Technology - Technical

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ACPEN Industry Institute |  Technology
Thomas G. Stephens Jr., CPA.CITP, CGMA
Course Levels:
1 Hour
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All business professionals need access to the necessary technology to help them perform their jobs efficiently and effectively. Yet, no one should overpay for their tech stack. Unfortunately, though, many are overpaying and have yet to realize it. In this session, you will learn valuable tips to help you simplify and economize your technology stack. Participate in this session to avoid the risk of overpaying for your tech tools.

Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives
  • Identify tech tools installed in business environments
  • List examples of features in tech stacks often duplicated across applications
  • Cite examples of applications and services that are less expensive alternatives to traditional technologies
  • Calculate the total cost of ownership of specific tech tools

Major Subjects
  • Identifying the tech tools you need and those you don’t
  • Canceling unnecessary licenses and subscription services

Course Materials


Thomas G. Stephens Jr., CPA.CITP, CGMA's Profile

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K2 Enterprises

Tommy Stephens received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree (Major in Accounting) from Auburn University in 1985. In 1992, he earned a Master of Science degree (Major in Finance) from Georgia State University in Atlanta. Presently, Tommy is a Certified Public Accountant, a Certified Information Technology Professional, and a Chartered Global Management Accountant.

During his professional career, Tommy has gained valuable experience in a variety of positions, including:

  • Working as an auditor and technology consultant for an Atlanta-based public accounting firm;
  • Leading an Internal Audit staff and managing a Cost Accounting team for a Fortune 500 company;
  • Serving as a Chief Financial Officer for an international engineering organization; and
  • Founding and managing his public accounting firm that provides accounting, tax, and consulting services to individuals and a variety of small and emerging businesses.

In 1995, Tommy began authoring and presenting continuing professional education courses to accounting and finance professionals. In 2003, he affiliated with K2 Enterprises, and in 2007, he joined the firm as a partner. To date, he has lectured internationally on subjects such as internal controls for small businesses, technology strategies, computer hardware and software applications, tax strategies and compliance, and financial accounting standards and applications. Over the past twenty-five years, Tommy has presented over 2,700 educational sessions to over 70,000 participants throughout the United States and Canada.

Presently, Tommy resides in Woodstock, Georgia, where he enjoys an active personal life with his wife. His hobbies include snow skiing, fishing, running, and other outdoor activities. Tommy maintains professional memberships with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants. Additionally, he is a past member of the Institute of Internal Auditors.


Wed, Mar 06, 2024 - 07:00am to 07:57am MST
Fri, Mar 15, 2024 - 09:00am to 09:57am MDT
Mon, Mar 25, 2024 - 11:00am to 11:57am MDT
Fri, Apr 05, 2024 - 01:00pm to 01:57pm MDT
Fri, Apr 19, 2024 - 07:00am to 07:57am MDT
Tue, Apr 23, 2024 - 04:00pm to 04:57pm MDT
Fri, May 03, 2024 - 11:00am to 11:57am MDT
Sat, May 11, 2024 - 01:00pm to 01:57pm MDT
Wed, May 22, 2024 - 07:00am to 07:57am MDT
Mon, Jun 03, 2024 - 09:00am to 09:57am MDT
Tue, Jun 11, 2024 - 04:00pm to 04:57pm MDT
Wed, Jun 19, 2024 - 01:00pm to 01:57pm MDT
Sat, Jun 22, 2024 - 07:00am to 07:57am MDT

Additional Info

Basic Course Information

Prerequisites Basic knowledge of technology and software licensing
Advanced Preparation


Designed For

Accounting and financial professionals seeking to ensure they have the tech tools they need without overspending

Original Recording Date 2023
Course Developer K2 Enterprises
Date Added to Catalog


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Group Internet Based

Course Registration Requirements

Online Registration

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