This course provides an overview of the basics of AI, including the key concepts related to AI such as machine learning, deep learning, and Natural Language Processing. This course provides a discussion of how AI has evolved from its early beginnings. This course also provides a discussion of how AI and automation can be used in the accounting profession.

The other Segments of this series 'Artificial Intelligence (AI) Essentials for CPA' are:
AI Series - Introduction to Artificial Intelligence
AI Series - Technologies in Accounting Software
AI Series - Ethics and Regulations
AI Series - Leveraging AI for Data Analysis and Reporting
AI Series - Audit and Compliance
AI Series - Considerations in Tax Preparation and Research
AI Series - Considerations for Organizations When Adopting AI
AI Series - Future Trends in AI and Software for CPAs

NOTE: There is a 8 CPE Credit Hours combined course also available:
AI Essentials for CPA - Exploring Cutting-Edge Technology (Text Based Course)

Learning Objectives
  • Identify key concepts related to AI.
  • Recognize subsets of machine learning.
  • Identify key characteristics of deep learning.
  • Recognize how AI can be used in the accounting profession.
Last updated/reviewed: April 8, 2024
2 Reviews (4 ratings)


Anonymous Author
Very informative course. The material is clear and has a number of useful examples. I will surely register for additional courses on the subject matter. This one is great to get an overview. The only negative is I wish it was a video course

Member's Profile
Good quick summary of AI with a few pointers for tax professionals at the end.

Course Complexity: Foundational
No advanced preparation or prerequisites are required for this course.
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Company: Illumeo, Inc., 75 East Santa Clara St., Suite 1215, San Jose, CA 95113
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  AI Series - Introduction to Artificial Intelligence (Text Based Course)PDF