Professional development for 2018

Here are some options that will help you get ahead of the curve and meet your CPD requirements this year.

EFFECTIVE OPERATIONAL PLANNING AND BUDGETING

February 15; Online

This virtual classroom from CPA Canada allows you to connect with experts and your peers to ask questions, share ideas and participate in real time. Earn three CPD hours while you learn about tying operational planning and budgeting into organizational strategy, resource planning to optimize profit, activity-based planning and budgeting and scenario planning to determine business outcomes. http://www.cpacanada.ca/

 

NOT-FOR-PROFIT EXECUTIVE FORUM

February 26-27; Toronto & Online

This is Canada’s premier not-for-profit event, offering 14 CPD hours over two days, as well as an optional post-conference workshop worth an additional seven CPD hours. Learn about key updates from the Accounting Standards Board, the power of emerging data and technology, social enterprise, succession planning, compliance and tax updates and more. http://www.cpacanada.ca/nfp2018

 

SUSTAINABILITY SYMPOSIUM

February 28; Toronto

This one-day symposium offers eight CPD hours and a wealth of information on the impact of sustainability issues on your organization, risk and strategic value, and sustainability disclosures. You’ll learn how embracing sustainability can help your organization not only contribute to society, but also become more profitable and successful in the long term. http://www.cpacanada.ca/sustainability

 

IN-DEPTH HST/GST COURSE

May 27-June 1; Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ont.

Designed for both new and experienced indirect tax specialists, this two-part course offers 34 CPD hours. Part one is web-based and covers research techniques and resources, administration tools and basic concepts. Part two is in-person and includes classroom sessions and interactive workshops. Learn about input tax credits and rebates, purchase and sale of assets, public sector bodies, ITCs and rebates, non-resident issues, zero-rated supplies and more. Participants are required to live in residence for the duration of the course. http://www.cpacanada.ca/indepthHSTGST

 

PUBLIC SECTOR CERTIFICATE PROGRAM LEVEL I & II

On-Demand; Online

This program offers a two-stage curriculum that combines academic rigour with flexible online study and facilitated group sessions, for a total of up to 84 CPD hours. Topics include public sector accounting, governance and decision-making, financial management, operating and capital budgets, leadership development, ethics and accountability and other key emerging issues. http://www.cpacanada.ca/publicsectorcertificate