Certificate and Executive Programs

Certificate in Master Controllership (Full Program) - In Person Session

DEC 05 - Dec 09, 2022

CPA Ontario - King, Toronto

DATE

DEC 05 - DEC 09

2022

TIME

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

WHO CAN ATTEND

All

PD HOURS

36.25 Hours

ETHICS HOURS

0 Hours

STATUS

Registration open until

Nov 27, 2022

EVENT DESCRIPTION

Before registering for this session, please note, it is going to be an in-person session and will be held at the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario office in at 130 King St. W. in Toronto. You MUST attend in person to participate, there will not be an option to join this session virtually.

Please carefully review the visitor protocols for attending an in-person session and ensure that:

  1. You have completed the Vaccination Status Attestation Form for CPA Ontario Visitors . You must also complete the Covid Health Assessment Form onsite upon arrival at the session. You will need to complete the COVID Health Questionnaire for every visit.

  2. Please note that masks must be worn in all common areas and when social distancing is not an option (this includes in the classroom and will be a requirement for all instructors and participants).

  3. Our training rooms are at 50% capacity to ensure social distancing, and sessions will be capped, so enroll early to avoid disappointment.
  4. CPA Ontario’s landlord, Brookfield Properties, continues to operate as per WELL Health-Safety Rating protocols, public health guidance, and the Public Health Agency of Canada with respect to precautions for limiting the spread of COVID-19.

This is a five day best-practice learning program that seamlessly interweaves soft skills with vital, functional technical skills that will prepare participants to meet the many challenges that controllers and directors of finance face.

WHY TAKE THE COURSE:

  • Learn how to balance soft skills and functional technical skills to meet the challenges that controllers and directors of finance face.
  • Use the Watson-Glaser Critical Thinking for Sound Decision-Making Tool to learn your strengths and weaknesses as they relate to developing strategy, reducing risk and other business competencies.
  • Enhance your knowledge of financial intelligence, financial planning and reporting best practices, and core financial topics.

KEY TAKEAWAYS:

By completing this program, you will:

  • Gain a strong appreciation of what organizations expect from the controllership and finance directors
  • Better understand of how to build your finance team to become a strategic business partner to your organization
  • Learn how to manage your time more effectively and make way for financial analysis
  • Explore the future role of the management accountant and how the profession is improving outcomes for companies and their business communities
  • Use the Watson-Glaser Critical Thinking for Sound Decision-Making Tool to learn your strengths and weaknesses as they relate to developing strategy, reducing risk and other business competencies required by your organization on a day-to-day basis and as you advance your career

Upon completion, participants will have proven methods and techniques they can use in everyday workplace situations and challenges of dealing with complexity and uncertainty.

TOPICS INCLUDE:

  • Understand what is currently expected of a controller, and the future role of the management accountant
  • Enhance your knowledge of financial intelligence, financial planning and reporting best practices, and core financial topics
  • Build important skills for financial leaders and organizational business partners

WHO WILL BENEFIT:

Current, new and aspiring controllers who wish to equip themselves with the necessary tools to succeed in a controllership role.

NEED APPROVAL TO ATTEND?

  EMPLOYER REQUEST LETTER

PRICING

$3955.00 Member

$3955.00 Student

$4505.00 Public

Status: Registration open until Nov 27, 2022

LOCATION

CPA Ontario - King, The Exchange Tower, 130 King Street West, Toronto, Ontario, M5X 1C9

SPEAKER(S) BIO

Barbara A. Palmegiani, B. Comm., FCPA, FCMA is a highly accomplished financial professional, management consultant, educator in credit management and accounting courses at the B. Comm. and MBA levels, and a top-rated instructor for the CPA Program as well as CPA Professional Development and corporate in-house training programs. Barbara spent 17 years in progressive senior-level positions in several large public organizations as well as more entrepreneurial private companies, most recently as a member of the executive team as Vice-President of Finance and CFO, and has extensive experience working with Board of Directors. Her senior financial management experience has provided her with extensive insight and understanding of the value of the finance function. Barbara believes that continuous learning fuels professional growth. Her workshops offer invaluable insights and practical experience related to leading edge success factors important to all finance leaders. Barbara’s instructional style makes financial and management concepts easy to relate to, adding to your overall learning experience.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS

  • Participants may register for: a) the full five-day program, b) two days of technical, or c) two days of soft skills. The fifth day is a comprehensive simulation of the realities of business ownership and paints big-picture understanding that leads to good decisions back on the job.
  • 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. (Course email confirmations for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) tracking purposes are sent to all participants regardless of exam participation)

Program Schedule:

  • Day One (Mon, Dec 5, 2022): 9:00am to 4:15pm
  • Day Two (Tues, Dec 6, 2022): 9:00am to 4:30pm
  • Day Three (Wed, Dec 7, 2022): 9:00am to 4:15pm
  • Day Four (Thurs, Dec 8, 2022): 9:00am to 4:15pm
  • Day Five (Friday, Dec 9, 2022): 9:00am to 4:00pm

Registration, cancellation, withdrawal and all other CPA Ontario PD Seminar policies can be found here.