EVENT DESCRIPTION

CAREER STAGE:Any

From ethics to fraud prevention, navigate the key challenges facing corporate sector organizations.

This CPA Ontario course bundle will prepare professionals working in the corporate sector in four key areas, including Governance, Ethics, Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and Fraud Prevention.

The governance section will cover the Canadian corporate governance environment, analyze governance crises and failures, and discuss key takeaways from governance success stories. Gain practical guidance on governance best practices specifically for corporate sector organizations.

The ethics section will look at how CPAs should consider and address business ethics issues during a crisis, such as the global COVID-19 pandemic. Examine how organizations have dealt with their stakeholders and how they have lived up to their core values. You will compare the benefits of ethical decision-making against the implications of taking an unethical approach during a crisis. Strengthen your ethical compass and decision-making skills in dealing with challenging situations.

The KPI section of this course bundle includes a step-by-step approach using KPIs to improve an organization’s bottom line. It examines how to establish KPIs for different types of organizations, including professional services (accounting practice), retail, service, manufacturing and NFP including government entities. It explains the process to implement financial and non-financial KPIs. You will discuss the challenges of implementing KPIs and benefits when they are successful.

The course content on fraud prevention gives you the opportunity to review their existing knowledge, consider the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) report, and review methods to evaluate fraud risk and weaknesses in your organization.

There will be a final quiz to test your knowledge at the end of the course.

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • Identify the key principles involved with maintaining an ethical compass during a crisis
  • Outline the steps involved with developing and implementing key performance indicators
  • Describe best practices to improve governance within an organization
  • Identify key fraud prevention techniques

WHO WILL BENEFIT

CPAs at any level of an organization in the corporate sector who who want to be more effective in discharging their fraud prevention responsibilities.