The time you invest in professional development often pays for itself by opening doors, and that’s especially true when it comes to digital options. \nIn fact, new surveys demonstrate a growing trend of online education outperforming the traditional model due to increased flexibility, similar or greater student satisfaction levels and more built-in opportunities for ongoing feedback and interaction with instructors. CPAs like you are no exception in this growing shift to a more digital-first mindset in business. \nThat’s exactly why our portfolio of online training is designed to help you pick up new skills, sharpen old ones, explore an emerging topic area in your field or even tackle evolving issues facing the future of the profession. If you want to harness the benefits of flexible CPD and remote learning but also value real-time interaction with peers and experts, then virtual classrooms fit the bill. \nChoose one that’s right for you from our upcoming lineup of virtual classrooms this fall: \nFinancial Structuring: Senior Debt\nOctober 8, 2019 | 3 CPD hours\nDevelop strategic skills in financial structuring that are ready to apply in your day-to-day work. Learn how to maximize corporate value and reduce risk with a special focus on how to handle senior debt, revolving debt and long-term corporate debt.\nEvidence-Based Decision Making in the Public Sector\nOctober 8 and December 11, 2019 | 3 CPD hours\nGet the insights you need to make informed recommendations on government programs, policies and other initiatives. Find out why not all evidence is equal, as well as how you can adapt your analysis and feedback to the decision-making continuum. \nEffective Operational Planning and Budgeting in the Public Sector\nNovember 14, 2019 | 3 CPD hours\nImprove planning and budgeting for operations to enhance performance. Learn how to increase the long-term sustainability of your organization’s programs and services with dynamic, activity-based scenarios to forecast potential outcomes.\nCross-Functional Collaboration to Deliver Critical Goals\nNovember 19, 2019 | 3 CPD hours\nAchieve greater alignment in your organization’s strategic planning with leadership tools that apply a cross-functional lens. You’ll also discover why the Supporting Lines model can not only improve your bottom line but increase employee engagement.\nFundraising and Finance: Gift Acceptance, Administration and Growth for Charities \nDecember 5, 2019 | 3 CPD hours\nWith increased competition and a changing landscape, long-term financial sustainability is critical for charities. So, don’t leave money on the table – make sure you have the right financial operations in place to accept, manage and administer asset-based donations and bequests.