Step away from the office for a few days and strengthen your skills by attending one of our many certificate programs. Developed in partnership with post-secondary institutions and industry leaders, these high-quality certificate programs will help propel your professional development, and cultivate the competencies you need to take your career to the next level.
This newly designed four-day program is essential learning for all new auditors. It introduces the various assurance engagements accountants may be required to perform. Using a case study approach. tt explores the risk-based audit approach, and explains how to recognize common risks and objectives for each audit area. You will learn how to effectively and efficiently create working paper documentation to demonstrate the nature, timing and extent of procedures performed and review active listening techniques that will enhance your ability to gather relevant and reliable audit evidence through client interviews.
SPEAKER: Cindy Kottoor, CPA, CA
$1,895 CPAs/students, $2,195 Non-Members
This certificate program focuses on three important facets of being a successful manager: how to understand yourself, your role as a manager and how to work with your peers and superiors. Participants will learn how to address the new responsibilities and challenges that accompany their role including performance management and measurement, budgeting and corporate performance indicators. The program will empower you to fully understand your role as a manager, preparing you to enter your new position with confidence.
SPEAKER: Gene Deszca
$1,595 CPAs/students, $1,895 Non-Members
Accounting and finance professionals are responsible for contemplating and balancing risk management with an organization’s performance goals in mind. This newly revised three-day, seven-module program has been designed to help you react to evolving business objectives and play an important role in identifying and dealing with risk. Participants will learn how to apply this important framework to organizations of all sizes, in all sectors. By establishing or improving an organization’s risk management framework, business can thrive, create value and achieve a competitive advantage.
SPEAKER: Bill Wesioly
$1,595 CPAs/Students, $1,895 Non-Members
Designed for new, current or aspiring controllers, this program will help you equip yourself with the necessary tools to succeed in a controllership role. Participants will receive quality training and guidance on the essential tools to sharpen your financial and management skills and abilities. At the end of this five-day in-depth program, you will better grasp the industry’s expectations of an effective controller and identify areas for improvement in your current professional competencies.
SPEAKER: Barbara Palmegiani, FCPA, FCMA
$3,195 CPAs/Students, $3,695 Non-Members
This five-day program will provide Executive Directors and Finance Managers with essential tools, frameworks and models to strengthen non-profit finance and its integration with strategy as well as to assess and strengthen the four elements of the non-profit business model: cost, revenue and capital structures and program portfolio.
$2,495 CPAs/Students, $2,695 Non-Members
Provided in partnership with the Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA), this program gives participants insight into the field of HR and the knowledge to offer added value to any organization. Designed for CPAs employed by small to medium- sized enterprises and tasked with cross-discipline roles, participants learn how to understand human resources law, coach employees, implement AODA requirements and more. Participants will receive a certificate from the HRPA in partnership with the CPA Ontario Professional and Executive Development Program.
SPEAKER: HRPA Faculty
$1,295 CPAs/students, $1,495 Non-Members
Corporate accounting professionals can become more involved in ﬁnancing transactions and ﬁnancial structure planning by upgrading their knowledge of corporate ﬁnance. Attend this three-day certificate program to gain a better understanding of asset management, foreign exchange strategies, equity markets and capital market transactions. This program will empower you to understand asset and debt management, capital structure and how they play an important role in evaluating and selecting various alternatives based on their associated beneﬁts and risks.
SPEAKER: Frank Hayes, CPA, CMA
$1,795 CPAs/Students, $2,095 Non-Members
The skills required to manage change and make positive things happen are key competencies for those who want to make a difference in their organizations. When an organization is going through uncertainty and complexity, skills in this area play a critical role in helping you and your organizations successfully adapt. This program will provide you with the opportunity to assess a change challenge you are dealing with and develop an action plan for effective change management.
SPEAKER: Shawn Casemore
$1,295 CPAs/Students, $1,395 Non-Members
This “integrated, interactive and intelligent Excel Models for Business Analytics & Reporting” (i3BAR) certificate program is a revolutionary approach to using simple spreadsheet functions to create interactive reports, dynamic charts and automated display of commentaries at a fraction of the time taken compared to current practices and processes. The program will impart you with the methodologies and concept behind the use of simple functions to create impressive, powerful and most importantly, interactive reports for decision making.
SPEAKER: Elaine Chong
$2,995 CPAs/Students, $3,495 Non-Members
Created in partnership with the Centre for Financial Services (CFS) at Seneca College, this program will heighten participants’ awareness of fraud and financial crimes in business. Through lectures, interactive case studies and breakout sessions, the program will equip you with the necessary skills to help mitigate the impact of economic crimes for your organization and your clients. Participants will receive a certificate of completion from Seneca College CFS in partnership with the CPA Ontario Professional and Executive Development Program.
SPEAKER: Seneca College Faculty
$1,295 CPAs/Students, $1,495 Non-Members