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FEB 06 - Feb 07, 2023
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
7 PD Hours
0 Ethics Hours
Registration closed on Feb 01, 2023
The course provides a concise overview of Google’s more than 200 online enterprise tools and services that can be used by accountants for productivity, communication, publishing, mobile connectivity, advertising, entrepreneurship and other critical business functions. Discover easy-to-use (and mostly free) apps that can help you with cloud computing, blog writing, website analysis, consumer surveys, online promotion, location intelligence, on-the-go computing, email backups, multi-office collaboration, digital commerce, photo sharing, online help networks, corporate social responsibility and more. Participants will walk away with hundreds of new cyber business tools and strategies that will sharpen their skills as trusted business advisers and deepen their understanding of the Google enterprise universe.
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
7.5 PD Hours
This seminar reviews the Ontario Family Law Act and the legal, financial and taxation aspects of marriage, separation and divorce. The definitions and rules applicable to family property, the matrimonial home, child and spousal support obligations and domestic contracts are examined in some detail. The income tax rules and planning opportunities are also an aspect of this seminar.
The detailed implications of income tax and marital breakdown are more fully reviewed in the Family Law and the Income Tax Act seminar. Two instructors, a tax partner with a national firm, and a family law lawyer, will present this informative full-day course.
FEB 07 - Feb 08, 2023
Registration closed on Feb 02, 2023
This Professional Ethics course addresses the standards of behaviour expected by accounting professionals. Since accountants possess specialized knowledge generally not understood by the public, society puts its faith in the accountant to act in an ethical manner. This course will identify the top five ethical issues in the SME sector and what controls can mitigate unethical behaviour.
Feb 07, 2023
4 PD Hours
4 Ethics Hours
NOTE: This course description has been revised and reflects updates for 2022. If you have any questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Formerly Titled: “Audit – Risk Related to Fraud (CAS 240)”
Misstatements in financial statements can arise from fraud or error, the distinguishing factor being fraud is intentional while error is unintentional. The requirements of CAS 240 are designed to assist the auditor in identifying and assessing the risk of material misstatement due to fraud and in designing procedures to detect and respond to such misstatements. This course helps to clarify the requirements of the standard and assists the auditor in meeting their responsibilities related to fraud.
Feb 08, 2023
3.75 PD Hours
Registration open until Feb 05, 2023
30% Discount Applied until Feb 05, 2023
This hands‐on seminar focuses on the skills required to design and create an interactive financial model of a company that adheres to the highest industry standards. During this seminar participants will build a financial model. The course material includes model design, logic, construction, financial concepts and accounting treatment. Using switches to create effective scenarios and value drivers, forecasting to build-up revenues and expenses and more will be explained. You will leave this seminar with increased financial modelling skills and knowledge of industry best practices.
FEB 08 - Feb 09, 2023
Registration closed on Feb 03, 2023
This newly revised course has shifted online into two, half-day, live, instructor-led sessions. We recognize that online learning a vastly different experience from an in-person seminar and our instructors have adapted the interactive sessions to include regularly scheduled breaks and digital breakout rooms for group discussions. Our goal is to make your experience more convenient as we navigate the new reality of virtual learning.
Do you know what a blockchain is? Have you heard of Bitcoin? Ethereum? Ripple? They are no longer the stuff of science fiction. A blockchain represents an entirely new method of transacting business. It’s a global, centerless ledger that can immutably record every type of transaction from contracts and mortgages to banking, and from cargo manifests to patient heath records and food quality. Bitcoin is one of many cryptocurrencies that are generating significant value in and of themselves as currency for investments and actual purchases. The technology is new and volatile, but it is here to stay.
This session uses clear analogies and terminology to deliver a solid understanding of the workings of blockchain and cryptocurrencies, along with their pros, cons, and techniques to stay up-to-date. It is delivered in a straightforward, easy-to-understand manner, intended for people with little to no prior experience.
Feb 09, 2023
Registration open until Feb 06, 2023
30% Discount Applied until Feb 06, 2023
FEB 09 - Feb 10, 2023
2 hour, Live, Instructor-led online webinar workshop with hands-on practice and instruction. Advanced Level
WHO WILL BENEFIT:
Those wishing to increase their proficiency in Microsoft Office with the convenience of taking courses at their own location.
Feb 10, 2023
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
2 PD Hours
Registration open until Feb 07, 2023
30% Discount Applied until Feb 07, 2023
This course has shifted online into two, half-day sessions.
This seminar is aimed at exposing participants to advanced techniques in building spreadsheets to be used in the planning and accounting process. Participants will work hands-on along with the facilitator on a practice data-file with supplied examples and learn techniques in managing and consolidating data, and in constructing powerful formulas including tier-based lookups. Participants will also work on examples that bring out the power of Pivot Tables in managing data and reports, examine techniques for representing accounting data effectively, discover tips and tricks to link data and build formulas spanning multiple sheets quickly, and many other tips and tricks to enhance output and increase productivity.
FEB 13 - Feb 14, 2023
Registration open until Feb 08, 2023
30% Discount Applied until Feb 08, 2023
The ability to understand and tell the story of your data is a powerful competitive advantage that can result in new income streams, better decision making and improved productivity.
This online seminar will demonstrate the fundamentals of data visualization and how to communicate effectively with data. Participants will discover how to use the concepts, skills and methods to find the key message of the data and how to use it to create an interesting, engaging, and impactful business story. The examples are grounded in theory, but made accessible through real-world illustrations.
The course will feature a combination of PowerPoint slides, videos, external websites and tools. The content will be delivered through a lecture format, with student interaction through discussions and short exercises.
This course has shifted online into four, half-day sessions.
Excel is a powerful tool to process and analyze business data. To unleash that power, attendees will learn not only those individual Excel functions, but also learn how to combine functions together logically to create nested formulas to solve complex problems.
This hands-on course is designed to help attendees to learn and use the most needed, important, and essential advanced Excel functions to work effectively and efficiently in a business environment. Attendees will be guided step by step, from using simple functions to complex nested formula hands-on. Attendees will combine various advanced functions to plan business activities and solve complex business problems.
FEB 13 - Feb 16, 2023
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
15 PD Hours
This seminar provides participants with an understanding of CRA’s evaluation criteria for employee vs. contractor status as well as understand the tax effects to the designation of employee vs. contractor from both the corporate and individual perspective. Discussion on the taxation of personal service business income and specific investment business income will be included.
This half-day seminar provide detailed information on the difference in the designation of individuals as contractors vs. employees for tax purposes from both the corporate and individual perspectives.
Feb 13, 2023
3.5 PD Hours
0.5 Ethics Hour
Financial professionals are often named as executor of another person’s will whether it be a friend, relative or client. This seminar is intended to highlight the fiduciary obligations of an executor, laying particular emphasis on conduct which can be expected to help the executor avoid legal liability in carrying out those fiduciary obligations. As well, practical suggestions will be offered that may help to avoid conflict with beneficiaries.
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed everything about personal finances.
In this on demand CPA Ontario course, you will learn about the impact of the global pandemic on your income and spending. You will look at ways to adapt to the new online world and how to improve your credit score to make sure you have access to emergency credit if needed.
The course also covers activity in the stock market, interest rates, and how actual investment portfolios from aggressive to conservative with full-service brokers, discount brokers, robo-advisors and deposit brokers have performed.
Feb 14, 2023
Registration open until Feb 09, 2023
30% Discount Applied until Feb 09, 2023
The first half of this program will focus on email etiquette. It will address issues such as: email length, response time, subject lines, tone, formality, abbreviations, and “I hope all is well”. Participants will be invited to engage in the discussion and share their experiences with the group.
The second half of the program will focus on readability. The concept of “readability” refers to whether or not a client can read an accountant’s writing with ease. Clients wish to receive correspondence that they can read quickly and easily. This half of the program will cover 10 techniques for drafting user-friendly emails and documents.
Feb 15, 2023
Registration open until Feb 10, 2023
30% Discount Applied until Feb 10, 2023
FEB 16 - Feb 24, 2023
14 PD Hours
Registration open until Feb 13, 2023
30% Discount Applied until Feb 13, 2023
Microsoft Office Excel is a powerful tool for analyzing financial data and preparing financial reports and if you are ready to harness the power of Excel for financial reporting and analysis, then this program is for you. In this course, you will learn how to put Excel to use to deliver accounting and financial solutions in critical areas such as formatting reports and financial statements using advanced techniques, assembling and printing reports and schedules, and using templates to automate reporting processes. You will also learn options for consolidating financial data from multiple sources, how to create Excel visualizations to improve reader’s comprehension of financial information, and advanced data analysis techniques such as PivotTables connected in real-time to your accounting database.
FEB 16 - Feb 17, 2023
Feb 17, 2023
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Registration open until Feb 14, 2023
30% Discount Applied until Feb 14, 2023
Explore elements of today’s workplace environments that hinder impactful connection between generations.
In this interactive online workshop, participants will learn about the differentiating attributes of each generational cohort in today’s environment and strategies to develop effective connection. The course includes an introduction to the generativity mindset, which is the willingness to promote the well-being of younger generations.
FEB 21 - Feb 23, 2023
Registration open until Feb 16, 2023
30% Discount Applied until Feb 16, 2023
Are your budgeting and forecasting processes working as well for you as they should? Probably not, as many organizations report that budgeting and forecasting activities consume tremendous amounts of time and yield only marginal benefits. In this course, you will learn how to achieve a greater return on your budgeting and forecasting activities by taking advantage of various tools and techniques available in today’s market.
FEB 21 - Feb 22, 2023
This seminar provides a review of the issues faced when preparing estate and relevant testamentary trust filings for deceased taxpayers.
As a famous person once remarked, nothing is certain except for death and taxes. While accounting professionals possess a thorough understanding of the latter, some practitioners may require additional knowledge about the former. Accordingly, this seminar provides a review of the issues faced when preparing estate and relevant testamentary trust filings for deceased taxpayers.
Analyzing financial statements is no easy task and financial professional do not feel comfortable analyzing them, including many accountants who are well experienced in preparing the statements.
This seminar focuses on how to analyze financial statements, focusing particularly on financial statement ratios and some of the reports that popular systems, such as Bloomberg reports, generate for external users of financial statements. It reviews what constitutes a quality income statement, balance sheet, and free cash flow. It also highlights methods of working capital management and methods for financial professionals to highlight their financial accomplishments to senior management.