magdy-farag.jpgCLOUD ACCOUNTING

  • Presented by: Magdy Farag, PhD
  • Class: ACC 501, Accounting for Decision Making
  • Presentation Date & Time: October 20, 2018, 2:00pm PT
  • Event Type: Free Presentation, Open to the Public
  • Location: Zoom Videoconference

Topic Synopsis:

Cloud Accounting is an accounting information system that is hosted on remote servers.  It provides accounting resources to businesses in an approach similar to a cloud data storage model.  Accounting data is sent into "the cloud," where it is processed and returned to users.  All application functions are performed off-site, not on the business’s premises.

In this topic, the advantages and disadvantages of cloud accounting will be presented.  In addition, the future of Cloud Accounting in education, small businesses, and large businesses will be discussed.

About Dr. Farag:

Dr. Magdy Farag is a professor at the Accounting Department of Cal Poly Pomona.  He has over twenty years of experience in teaching accounting and auditing.  Institutions where this experience was accumulated include the Arab Academy for Science and Technology, Kent State University, and Cal Poly Pomona.

Dr. Farag is published in a number of academic and professional journals on the subjects of auditing, accounting, and ethics that include Managerial Auditing Journal, Accounting Research Journal and Accounting Education.  Dr. Farag is also a member of the American Accounting Association and the California Society of Certified Public Accountants.

How to Attend: Please click the Zoom link provided above at least 10 mins before the presentation start time and follow the instructions provided on your screen.

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