If you are seeking admission to the CPA Professional Education Program (CPA PEP), you can take CPA preparatory courses to gain the knowledge requirements you are missing. Corporate Finance is an instructor-facilitated (core) course that provides an introduction to the concepts and tools used in corporate finance, including: securities valuations for stocks, bonds and options the time value of money capital budgeting investment decisions weighted-average cost of capital optimal capital structure working-capital management dividend policies The syllabus provides detailed information on the content of the course as well as the other CPA preparatory courses. The examination blueprint outlines the structure and length of course final examinations. Prerequisite courses You must complete or receive exemption from the following prerequisite courses in order to take Corporate Finance: Introductory Financial Accounting Introductory Management Accounting Schedule This course is delivered provincially — or, in some cases, regionally — on a part-time basis to offer maximum flexibility and accessibility. Refer to the CPA preparatory courses calendar for key core course dates and examination dates for core and non-core courses. Please contact your provincial/regional body to see which offerings are available in your area. Note: Starting with the 2019/2020 academic calendar that begins November 2019, the semester course offering will change from a four-semester system to a five-semester system. You will have the opportunity to register for courses and their corresponding examinations separately.