What is NSAC's Cooperative Learning Network?
The NSAC Cooperative Learning Network is a live, interactive webinar, and you can attend from any location with internet and/or telephone access. NSAC members can attend an unlimited number of CLNs at no charge!

Each Cooperative Learning Network will have one or more speakers who are recognized experts on the topic. CLNs typically include a Q&A session where participants can ask questions live or by chat. No advance preparation or prerequisites are required, unless otherwise stated in the course information. Attendees are able to download copies of the slides and/or handouts and are provided a link to view the recording (unless the description states the session will not be recorded). These tools help continue your learning experience after the session.

CPE Credits
The National Society of Accountants for Cooperatives (NSAC) is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor (#103068) of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org.

Delivery Method: Group-Internet Based.

CLN Policies
Refunds for CLNs are not provided. All registrant will be provided with a link to the PODCast which can be viewed if they are unable to participate. Note PODCasts are not eligible for CPE credit.

For more information regarding refund, complaint and/or CLN cancellation policies, please contact our offices at (937) 222-6707 or info@nsacoop.org.

What does my registration include?
Your registration includes long-distance charges for the audio portion and log-in to the video presentation. All handouts and presentation files are downloadable and may be printed out or saved to the participant's computer once they are logged in to the course meeting room. Sessions include one Certificate of Attendance. Certificates for additional participants are $10.00 each.

Why NSAC Cooperative Learning Networks?

Fast.
No wasted time. Get right to the heart of the matter in a course designed to easily fit into your busy schedule.

Convenient.
No travel. No time out of the office. Listen and follow along from the comfort and convenience of your desk, device or conference room.

Easy.
A computer, device and/or telephone are all the equipment you need.

CLNs are ideal for multiple attendees. Registrants may use a monitor and speakers/speakerphone and invite others to participate - at no extra cost to you. Additional attendees seeking CPE credit for viewing the session will incur a $10 fee per certificate request.

Affordable.
NSAC Cooperative Learning Networks are free for members and available to non members at a fraction of the cost of travel and attendance fees for other high-priced conferences or seminars.

For more information contact the National Office at 937-222-6707 or email to: info@nsacoop.org

Cooperative Learning Network

Bringing Data Info Focus -Rescheduled
Date: Thursday, May 21, 2020
Time: 11:00 AM ET / 10:00 AM CT / 09:00 AM MT / 08:00 AM PT [Prevailing Time]
Approximate Duration: 120 minutes
Presenter(s): Brian Tankersly, CPA, CITP, CGMA
Objective: This session will cover fundamental concepts including extract/transform/load, big data, analytics, and the analysis of structured and unstructured data.
Field of Study: Computer Software & Applications
Program Level: Basic
CPE Credit: 2.5 Credit Hour
Delivery Method: Group-Internet Based

No advanced preparation or prerequisites are required for this course.

Course Description
"It has been said that data is the new oil, and our smartphones, computer systems, and internet of things devices add hundreds of millions of gigabytes more every day. The data can create new opportunities for your cooperative, but your team must take care to harvest and store it properly. Just as oil must be refined and separated into gasoline, diesel fuel, and lubricants, organizations must create digital processing platforms to the realize value from this new resource. This session will cover fundamental concepts including extract/transform/load, big data, analytics, and the analysis of structured and unstructured data. The materials include an extensive set of definitions, tools and resources which you can use to help you create your data, big data, and analytics strategy so you can create systems which measure what really matters in near real time.
Stop drowning in data! Attend this session to learn techniques for navigating your ship on ocean of opportunity provided by digital exhaust, and set your course for a more efficient and effective future."

Presenter Bio(s)
Brian F. Tankersley, CPA.CITP, CGMA
• Top rated speaker who has made presentations for 48 state CPA societies, as well
as many similar Canadian organizations.
• Accomplished author, with over 200 product reviews written and experience as
the technology editor of a major accounting industry publication.
• Over 25 years of professional experience in accounting, technology, and
education.

A PODCast of this workshop is now availble. Click here to order/view.

Additional Information

For more information regarding this series or administrative policies such as complaint and refund, please contact the NSAC National offices, 136 S. Keowee St., Dayton, OH 45402, 937-222-6707, email: info@nsacoop.org

The National Society of Accountants for Cooperatives (NSAC) is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.learningmarket.org