Students turned teachers

In today’s Information Age, professionals in all industries must constantly learn, adopt and implement new knowledge and tools to stay relevant and competitive in their markets. Accountants are no exception, as emerging technologies are also changing how financial information is captured, processed and evaluated.

When today’s tech-savvy high school students enter the job market, their analytical and interpersonal skills will be more important than ever as automation takes over repetitive (and often mundane) tasks. This activity will allow you to introduce your students to some of the game-changing technologies they’ll likely be working alongside in their future roles while also exercising their on-the-spot presentation skills.

You may be surprised by where the conversation goes, as it’s likely that some of your students already know how these technologies are changing the way we live and work – only now, they’ll know what to call them.