TLC Webinar

Data Analytics in Introductory Accounting Webinar

Day & Time of Webinar:
Friday, February 1, 2019
1:00 pm (EST) (10:00 am PST)

Webinar Description:
Learn how to integrate data analytics into introductory accounting. We will share Excel projects that require students to create pivot tables and conditional formatting using large datasets. Step-by-step tutorial videos are included. Our accounting and business graduates need data analytics skills and students can begin building those skills at the introductory level.

Moderator:  Melissa Larson, Brigham Young University
Presenters: Tracie Miller-Nobles, Austin Community College
Wendy Tietz, Kent State University

CPE Information:
Field of Study: Finance
Credit: 1.2 Credit Hours
Instructional Delivery Method: Group Internet Based Program
Program Level: Overview

Learning Objectives:
-  Teach students how to create or use pivot tables, pivot charts, and conditional formatting in Excel.
-  Explain the importance of data analytics in business and in accounting.
-  Implement a data analytics project in an introductory accounting class.

Prerequisites/Additional Information:

No fee for the webinar. For more information regarding refunds, complaints and program cancellation policies, please contact our offices at (941) 921-7747.

For more information regarding this webinar, please contact Melissa Larson,

Bio of the Presenters:
Tracie L. Miller-Nobles, CPA, is an Associate Professor at Austin Community College. Previously she was a Senior Lecturer at Texas State University and has taught as an adjunct at University of Texas-Austin. She has public accounting experience with Deloitte Tax LLP. Tracie is a recipient of the American Accounting Association (AAA) J. Michael and Mary Ann Cook award, Texas Society of CPAs Rising Star award, and TSCPAs Outstanding Accounting Educator award. She is currently serving on the Board of Directors of Teachers of Accounting at Two Year Colleges and has served in leadership roles with both the AICPA and AAA.

Wendy Tietz, CPA, CMA, PH.D. is currently a faculty member in the Department of Accounting in the College of Business Administration at Kent State University, where she has taught since 2000. She teaches in a variety of formats, including large sections, small sections, and web-based sections. Tietz is a Certified Public Accountant, a Certified Management Accountant, and a Chartered Global Management Accountant. She's received the Jim Bulloch Award for Innovations in Management Accounting Education, awarded by the Management Accounting section of the American Accounting Association.

Tietz is a member of the American Accounting Association, the Institute of Management Accountants, and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. She has published in Issues in Accounting Education and in Accounting Education: An International Journal and regularly presents at AAA regional and national meetings. Tietz is also a co-author of an accounting textbook, Managerial Accounting, by Braun & Tietz, 4th edition, Pearson Publishing, 2014.

Tietz received her Ph.D. from Kent State University. She received both her M.B.A. and B.S.A from The University of Akron. She worked in industry for several years, both as a controller for a financial institution and as the operations manager and controller for a recycled plastics manufacturer.


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