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Making The Most Out Of Your Online Continuing Education
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Making The Most Out Of Your Online Continuing Education

Nicholas Branson, CPA
Nicholas Branson, CPA
  • June 06, 2022 03:11 PM EST
  • | 5 mins read

Continuing education is mandatory for accounting, finance, tax, audits, and human resources professionals to keep their license of practice activities. However, taking the latest learning that upgrades skills as well as provides continuing education credits is beneficial in other ways too, regardless of whether you are at the beginning of your career, making enough money through a job, or fulfilling goals with your own practice.

But why are continuing education courses necessary? The appropriate response is - that continuing education keeps professionals updated on the latest trends in the field, tools, research, modalities, and more. Continuing education is very significant in a field where changes occur constantly.

Significance of Continuing Education?

Different professions have different numbers of credit requirements depending on the boards or bodies that regulate them. In addition, credit requirements in different principal subject areas are also variable. Therefore, while choosing courses, one must pay attention to which bodies have approved them to get the credits to count toward meeting requirements. 

Is Online Continuing Education just a convenience?

No, it's more than that. Until a few years ago, you had to wait for conferences and networking events, find if a certain keynote session would be eligible for your credits, and sit in a makeshift classroom now and then. Sometimes, circumstances prevented a few people from taking the traditional route because they couldn't fit them into their schedules.

Availability, flexibility, and affordability are the three most compelling reasons for any professional to switch to an online mode of continuing education. However, we are here with some out-of-the-box tips for earning continuing education. And we will be honest; this will be a gamechanger for professionals with multiple credentials.

Tips for earning continuing education -

1:Multiple Learning Avenues For CPE Credit