DeKalb Chapter of CPAs - Technology tips in the shift to the virtual world

DeKalb Chapter of CPAs - Technology tips in the shift to the virtual world

Menard's presentation on Zoom will cover setting up polling, customizing the waiting room, and other advanced topics listed below. This training session is for members of the Georgia Society of CPAs and is hosted by the DeKalb Chapter of CPAs.


Detailed topic list:
Host features

  1. Security features overview
  2. Lock a meeting
  3. Waiting room
  4. Customize the Waiting Room
  5. Chat controls
  6. Rename control
  7. UnMute control
  8. Creating Polls
  9. Screen sharing tips
  10. Recording meeting disclaimer

Detailed topic list:
Host and Participant features

  1. Scheduling a meeting
  2. Scheduling a recurring meeting
  3. Meetings via phone
  4. Audio on / off
  5. Video on / off
  6. Share screen and annotation
  7. Chat
  8. Troubling Audio issues during a meeting
  9. Video options
  10. Free video virtual backgrounds
  11. Requirements for Virtual Backgrounds – CPU
  12. Keyboard shortcuts

Visit my Zoom Resource Center where I have a growing number of resources for Zoom Meetings, such as video tutorials, articles and free virtual backgrounds.

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Previous speaking events for the DeKalb Chapter of CPAs


Upcoming speaking events for the Georgia Society of CPAs - Southeastern Accounting Show

Southeastern Accounting Show (SEAS)

The CPE event of the year offers discussions with local and national leaders on everything from tax to A&A to technology to industry challenges. Learn and connect with peers and specialists to enhance your expertise and professional knowledge.

Create your CPE adventure, making SEAS an unparalleled experience. With six tracks of study, you have the power of choice about how your educational story will turn out. 

Menard's two sessions will be held on Wednesday, September 3, 2020. Details will be posted later on his website.

Other upcoming speaking events

The University of Georgia Terry College of Business

Webinars hosted for the Terry College of Business

Webinar #5: Performing Financial Ratios

Financial ratios look at a company's balance sheet and income statement to determine profitability and liquidity by comparing financial statements. In this webinar, recorded on January 28, 2020, for the Executive MBA students for the University of Georgia Terry College of Business, we will look at financial ratios for the balance sheet, ratios for the income statement, and finally ratios that use both the income statement and balance sheet.

Financial ratios based on the Balance Sheet:

  1. Working capital
  2. Current ratio
  3. Quick ratio
  4. Debt ratio
  5. Debt-to-Equity ratio

Financial Ratios based on the Income Statement:

  1. Gross margin
  2. Operating margin
  3. Profit margin

Click here for all five webinars hosted for the Terry College of Business


Chris Menard

Chris is a Microsoft Office Master. He trains corporate clients in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook. Menard is a speaker for the Georgia Society of CPAs and a senior lecturer at the University of Georgia Terry College of Business. Menard's YouTube channel has over 600 technology videos. Chris works full-time as a Training Specialist for a global law firm. His office is in midtown, Atlanta.