Management accounting guidelines (MAGs)

CPAs play a pivotal and crucial role in creating resilient, adaptive, innovative and sustainable enterprises (RAISE). MAGs will prepare CPAs to address day-to-day business issues as well as critical disrupters that influence their decision-making processes.

Change. It's global. It's constant. It's disruptive. It's the one constant in life and business that impacts everything. The drivers of change—societal, technological, economic, environmental, and geopolitical—are creating unprecedented challenges for organizations and CPAs alike.

The role of CPAs is also evolving to address the constant change. CPA Canada is developing resources in the form of management accounting guidelines (MAGs)—which provides guidance on how to implement a particular strategic or operational activity in your organization. The MAGs are meant to provide strategic insight into the competency areas of strategy, risk, financial, performance, and professional and leadership skills (with an overarching theme of emerging business issues and needs), along with the associated impacts, risks and opportunities for the business and accounting professional of today and tomorrow.

The MAGs are suitable for business and accounting professionals as they embark on their professional development journey. Such guidance is relevant in ensuring both professionals and organizations are resilient, adaptive, and innovative, creating sustainable enterprises.

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