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ABOUT UPNEXT

The new UpNext digital PD magazine includes practical insights delivered in a convenient digital format and is eligible for up to 8 hours of verifiable PD across three issues.

Benefit from shorter durations and timely topics from original content produced by CPA Ontario’s PD Digital team. Learn on your own schedule from video and print features to help you stay informed and navigate your business and your life. Gain skills to stay relevant and take your career to the next level.

SEPTEBMER ISSUE #2: ENVIRONMENTAL, SOCIAL, GOVERNANCE (ESG) for CPAs

In the September 2021 issue, enjoy CPAs in conversation with industry professionals on subjects including sustainability reporting, negotiation best practices, the role of the future CFO and budgeting and forecasting. Print features are about collaborating online and how to make an impact in ESG as a CPA.

JUNE ISSUE #1: DEVELOPING RESILIENCE

In the June 2021 issue, enjoy CPAs in conversation with industry professionals on subjects such as resilient leadership, financial planning and the keys to behaviour change. Print features are focused on cybersecurity and how to build resilience into your business model.

PD HOUR BREAKDOWN

DATE OF ISSUEPD HOURS
June 20212 hours
September 20213 hours
December 20213 hours

KEY TAKEAWAYS: SEPTEMBER ISSUE

  • Bring Confidence to the Bargaining Table with Negotiation Tips and Skills
  • Financial Budgeting and Forecasting Tools and Techniques
  • Sustainability Reporting: Past, Present, Future
  • Visionary Leadership: The Role of the Future CFO
  • Cybersecurity 101
  • Microlearning Software Shortcuts in Excel and Word
  • ESG Feature Story: Want to Make an Impact? Follow the Money
  • Downloadable ESG for Accountants Checklist: Resources to Get Started

KEY TAKEAWAYS: JUNE ISSUE

  • Model for Behavioural Change
  • Personal Finance Planning
  • Changing Dimensions of Workplace in a Post-Covid-19 World
  • Resilient Leadership Skills
  • Cybersecurity 101
  • Microlearning Software Shortcuts in Excel and Word
  • Building Resilience into Your Business Model
  • Downloadable Resilience Checklist: How to Handle Stress

SEPTEMBER 2021 CONTRIBUTORS

Fotini Iconomopoulos, Ward Blatch, Leanne Keddie, Barbara Palmegiani, Sarah Keyes, Paul Mascarenhas.

JUNE 2021 CONTRIBUTORS

Clare Kumar, Julia Chung, Tony Gill, Liz Lugt, Erin Bury, Eileen Pease, Matthew Braga, Paul Mascarenhas.

WHO WILL BENEFIT

The UpNext digital PD magazine is suitable for CPAs in senior roles, those new to the profession, or anyone looking for a high-level overview of current industry trends and technical knowledge.

NOTE: If you are a 2020 Passport holder DO NOT REGISTER for this course. Click here for the unique 2020 Passport holder course link