Certificate and Executive Programs

Certificate in Not-for-Profit and Charity Finance Leadership

JUN 19 - Jun 23, 2017

CPA Ontario - York, Toronto


JUN 19 - JUN 23



9:00 AM - 2:00 PM




34 Hours


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Registration closed on

Jun 05, 2017


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This five-day program will provide Executive Directors and Finance Managers with essential tools, frameworks and models to strengthen non-profit finance and its integration with strategy as well as to assess and strengthen the four elements of the non-profit business model: cost, revenue and capital structures and program portfolio.

The program includes case simulations, practical exercises and group discussions focused on strengthening knowledge in strategic non-profit finance.

Participants will come away with a strong understanding of the role that finance plays within a not-for-profit organization, and have the tools to identify organizational risks and improve processes.

For more information, please see our Program Brochure.

Who Will Benefit:

Designed for nonprofit professionals who wish to integrate strategy and finance in a not-for-profit organization.

Topics Include:

  • The emerging role of financial leadership in the not-for-profit sector
  • The 4 elements of the Not-for-Profit Business Model: cost, revenue and capital structures and program portfolio
  • Audited Financial Statement Analysis
  • Accounting Standards for Not-for-Profit organizations
  • Best-in-Class budgeting, costing, true cost accounting, program profitability and economic analysis and more
  • CRA and legal compliance requirements

    $2495.00 Member

    $2495.00 New Member

    $2495.00 Student

    $2695.00 Public

    Status: Registration closed on Jun 05, 2017


    CPA Ontario - York, 25 York Street, Suite 1100, Toronto, Ontario, M5J 2V5


    Betty Ferreira, CPA, CMA, is a former CEO of several non-profit organizations, and the founder and principal consultant of a boutique consulting firm focused on nonprofit restructuring and turnaround management (ReStructure Consulting: www.restructure.ca established in 2005). Betty’s work in the past 25 years has focused specifically on conducting mergers, turnarounds, restructurings, start-ups, strategic planning and finance process reviews in the nonprofit sector. Betty’s goal is to advance the capacity of management accounting in the nonprofit sector through teaching, writing, consulting and guest speaking at related conferences.


    Program Times

  • Day 1-4 - 8:30am-4:00pm
  • Day 5 - 8:30am - 2:00pm
  • Optional Exam - Day 5 - 2:00-5:00pm (see details below)
  • Program Requirements - A laptop computer is required for this program. Please bring your laptop to class with you.

    Optional Exam - Participants who complete the program will be eligible to write an optional certificate exam. The exam is not a mandatory component, however Certificates of Completion will ONLY be awarded to those who successfully complete the exam.

    To register for the exam, use this link.

    Continuing Professional Development (CPD) - Course confirmations for CPD tracking purposes are sent to all participants via email regardless of exam participation.

    Withdrawal and Transfers Policies:

    Withdrawals can only be done online through our registration portal. If one wishes to withdraw from program before the withdrawal deadline (2 weeks prior to start date), there is a withdrawal fee of $50 (plus HST). If one wishes to withdraw after the deadline, full program charges apply. Once withdrawn, you will receive a credit memo onto your account.