Professional Development

As a CPA, you need to keep up-to-date on the latest developments and trends in your field. Prepare for the future and grow your career by learning new skills.

Our exceptional leaders, facilitators and educators, offer guidance on how to accomplish your goals. Whether you’re following a new passion or upskilling your talents, CPA Ontario offers the professional development (PD) you are looking for.

Meet your Continuing Professional Development (CPD) requirements with online courses, seminars, conferences and certificates that support your lifelong learning.

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Learn from industry experts and network with your peers in the accounting community.
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Engage with content that is relevant to the profession and keeping up with current trends.
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Feel confident that you’re getting the most up-to-date information for the accounting profession.
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Advance your career with offerings created for CPAs by CPAs.
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Personal PD Passport

Our 2022 Passports now available for purchase. The Personal PD Passport saves you up to 30% on select seminars and online courses. Enjoy additional perks like a subscription to our UpNext digital magazine.

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Organizational Passport

Our 2022 Passports now available for purchase. The Organizational Passport is flexible and transferable among all employees and saves you up to 20% on the member price for seminars and online learning.

Certificate programs

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Visual Analytics and Dashboards (i2VSA)14 hours$2195
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Learn the skills to create effective visual reports and dashboards and how to introduce these new ideas into your organization.
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$300 offVisual Analytics and Dashboards (i2VSA)14 hours$2195
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Learn the skills to create effective visual reports and dashboards and how to introduce these new ideas into your organization.
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Master Controllership18 hours$3164
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Explore soft skills and  technical skills to meet the many challenges that controllers and directors of finance face.
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20% OffMaster Controllership18 hours$3164
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Explore soft skills and  technical skills to meet the many challenges that controllers and directors of finance face.
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Expand your learning with edX

With edX you can access a broad catalogue of premium learning on emerging topics from leading institutions. After an extensive review of their over 2000 courses we have curated the top 10 edX courses relevant to CPAs.
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PD bundles offer great value on our most popular courses

PD bundles save you 20% on our most popular on demand courses. Get the best value and gain practical skills that will set you up for success.

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CPA Ontario's Conferences

Our conferences are a great way to learn from industry experts, engage with your peers and complete your CPD hours.

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Ethics Summit4 hours$199
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Early bird pricing until November 9. This four-hour CPA Ontario Ethics Summit will include inspiring presentations to help guide your decision-making with objectivity and integrity.

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4 PD HoursEthics Summit4 hours$199
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Early bird pricing until November 9. This four-hour CPA Ontario Ethics Summit will include inspiring presentations to help guide your decision-making with objectivity and integrity.

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only $75
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UpNext Digital PD Magazine8 hours$75
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On demand

Our new digital and interactive magazine features original content on timely topics and conversations with industry leaders. Earn up to 8 hours of verifiable PD across three issues. Annual subscription is only $75.

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only $75UpNext Digital PD Magazine8 hours$75
On demand

Our new digital and interactive magazine features original content on timely topics and conversations with industry leaders. Earn up to 8 hours of verifiable PD across three issues. Annual subscription is only $75.

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Save up to 35% on select upcoming seminars and on demand courses. Personal PD Passport and Organizational Passport holders save even more. To see all courses on sale, search “Winter Sale” on our Professional Development portal.

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On demand & live

Save up to 35% on select upcoming seminars and on demand courses. Personal PD Passport and Organizational Passport holders save even more. To see all courses on sale, search “Winter Sale” on our Professional Development portal.

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Partnership certificates

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Certificate in Leadership

Organizations never stand still for long, and neither should you. This professional leadership development, created in partnership with The Ivey Academy at Ivey Business School, is tailored for emerging and established CPAs alike.

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Digital Certificate in Predictive Analytics for CPAs

Expectations around data continue to increase at an exponential pace. Having the skills to leverage data and generate meaningful insights is vital for every business leader today, particularly CPAs.​

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