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  • 1.  Seeking Insights on AI for Accounting Students - Your Expertise Needed!

    Posted 26 days ago

    I am reaching out to this esteemed community as I have the privilege of engaging with a group of bright accounting students to discuss the implications of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in our field. Given the wealth of experience and knowledge within the IMA, I am eager to gather insights, advice, and perspectives that I can share with these aspiring professionals.

    I would greatly appreciate your thoughts on the following questions:

    1. How does the reliance on probability in language models like ChatGPT differ from the emphasis on accuracy crucial in fields such as math and accounting? What implications does this difference hold for the practical applications of language models in accuracy-driven domains?
    2. How has AI impacted your daily workflow and decision-making processes in accounting, and what skills do you think are essential for students entering the profession today?
    3. In your experience, what are the most significant opportunities that AI presents to accounting professionals, and how can students position themselves to leverage these opportunities?
    4. What opportunities and challenges do you foresee for accounting professionals with the increasing integration of AI, and how can students prepare to navigate this changing landscape?
    5. As AI becomes more prevalent in accounting, how do you see the role of accountants evolving, and what advice would you offer to students to stay ahead in a dynamic professional landscape?
    6. In terms of ethical considerations, what are some key aspects that students should be mindful of when working with AI in the accounting domain, and how can they ensure responsible and ethical use of technology?

    Your valuable insights will not only enrich the discussion I'll be having with the students but also contribute to fostering a more informed and prepared generation of accounting professionals.Feel free to share your thoughts here or, if you prefer, you can connect with me directly. I truly appreciate your time and expertise. Thank you in advance for your contributions.

    Tressa Lacy, Accounting Educator

    Tressa Lacy
    Santa Clarita CA
    United States