Capstone Agenda

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This is the agenda for Day 1
Day 1 Learning Outcome/Activity
9:00 – 12:30
Overview of the CPA Way to approach scenario analysis and communicate conclusions to support stakeholder decisions.

Assessment of a municipal case scenario that includes the following topics:

-consolidation
-financial monitoring & management
-resource management & efficiency
-risk management & governance oversight

There will be a break throughout the section

12:30 – 1:30
Lunch

1:30 – 5:00
Assessment of a federal-municipal transfer case scenario that includes the following topics:

-government transfers
-transfer of assets
-post-employment benefits & compensated absences
-change management
-performance based budgeting
-risk mitigation & sustainability assessment

There will be a break throughout the section

This is the agenda for Day 2
Day 2 Learning Outcome/Activity
9:00 – 12:30
Technical review of emerging issues in financial reporting, including real-life examples in the following topics:

-PS 1201: financial statement presentation
-PS 3450: financial instruments
-PS 3041: portfolio investments
-PS 2601: foreign currency translation

Assessment of a provincial ministry of finance case scenario that includes the following topics:

-financial management & control policies for new standards
-training & coaching for successful process implementation
-statement of remeasurement gains and losses
-implementation of internal controls to address strategic outcomes

There will be a break throughout the section

12:30 – 1:30
Lunch

1:30 – 5:00
Assessment of provincial ministry of energy case scenario that includes the following topics:

-financial reporting for a government business enterprise
-contaminated sites liability
-performance management & measurement
-communication strategies

Session recap

There will be a break throughout the section