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Top on-demand learning picks for summer and fall 2021

New organizational challenges are on the rise as CPAs navigate what post-pandemic recovery means for their work and the profession, now and in the future. Make sure your skills and toolkit are up to date.

Sometimes it takes a global shift that changes everything, like COVID-19, to recalibrate our perspectives about what matters. Canada’s prospects are looking brighter now and it’s encouraging to see the post-pandemic recovery period ahead of us ripe with opportunity for the economy, society, organizations, and the overall public good.

What this in mind, we’ve compiled a range of flexible, on-demand learning options in key topic areas to help you meet your upskilling goals and CPD requirements for 2021. Browse below for some of our top picks this summer and fall – all available online.


The ONE Conference and Expo
Sep. 9-10 and 13-14, 2021 | Up to 39 CPD hours

Come find out what’s next for the accounting profession as CPAs learn how to adapt, create value, and succeed in our new reality. Focus on key issues for today and the future, including leadership, purpose-driven work, data, tech solutions and more.

Public Sector Conference
October 19-21, 2021 | Up to 28 CPD hours

Are you ready to champion what’s next in the post-pandemic world? Come build future-focused skills and explore what’s next in government over three days of live virtual sessions on leadership, financial management, cybersecurity and PSAB updates.


Data Management Certificate
On demand | 33 CPD hours

Data is changing the way businesses navigate risk and opportunity through periods of economic uncertainty. Learn how to harness the power of data and turn it into meaningful information for financial and strategic purposes in this five-course online program. Stay tuned for a new advanced data management certificate coming this Fall.

Performance Management and Strategy Certificate
On demand | 40 CPD hours

Do you want to drive real value in business? With this two-part online program, you’ll learn how to apply best practices, improve your strategic skills, increase profitability and achieve measurable outcomes that impact all levels of an organization.

Blockchain Fundamentals Certificate
On demand | 12 CPD hours

Blockchain is becoming an increasingly popular – and transformative – part of the global financial landscape. Equip yourself with the tech and risk management skills you need to grow as a strategic business partner in this new, seven-module program.

Online learning

In-Depth Tax Program
Online| Up to 175 CPD hours a year

The most comprehensive, practical and relevant tax training of its kind available in Canada. In-Depth is the leading choice for CPAs and other qualified professionals who are serious about excelling in today’s complex tax environment, with an intensive and expert-led curriculum covering more than 60 essential tax topics.

For 2021, all learning will be offered in a fully virtual format. Get ready for a transformational learning experience, where academic rigour and practical application come together for real-world impact! Registration opens Monday, July 5 and closes Monday, September 6.

Climate Change for CPAs in Audit and Assurance
On demand | 3 CPD hours

Are you ready to respond to climate change risk? Reputation and resilience are key for the long-term. Help your clients or organization develop better strategies to address the impacts of climate change on operations and financial performance.

Ethics Online Course Series
On demand | 4 CPD hours each

In our growing age of transparency, ethics matter. They also present an opportunity to uphold the ideal of good business – where acting with integrity and the bottom line aren’t mutually exclusive. Choose from three courses for CFOs, auditors, or consultants.


Professional Engagement Guide (PEG)
The essential, go-to resource for practitioners with relevant case studies and timely practice aids. PEG provides comprehensive, practical, step-by-step guidance to help you perform high quality engagements for small and medium-sized entities.

Practice Management, Advisory, Compilations and Tax Guide (PACT)
Developed with the needs of small and medium-sized practitioners in mind, PACT offers a regularly updated bundle of guidance, templates and useful links in the areas of practice management, advisory, compilations and tax.

Tax Suite
Get access to an extensive library of tax content, including annotated legislation, case law and government forms through Knotia’s reliable, always-online database. Choose from national or regional coverage to best suits your needs: East, Ontario, Quebec, West.

To learn more about our full portfolio of professional development options in 2021, check out the full digital catalogue.