Payroll and Microsoft Excel Courses and Conferences



Payroll Compliance Legislation – Canadian Payroll Association (Online). August 1 – October 30, 2020. This course is the first core payroll course in the Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) certification program, new courses start every month. $599. For full courses to get PCP designation, visit:

Payments Canada Summit Series – Summit Canada (Online). August 18, September 22, October 20, November 17, 2020. Series of webinars offered on topics like The Dark Side of Payments, Managing Through Change,
Consumer Directed Finance and 2021 Opportunities.

Certified Payroll Manager Program – Canadian Payroll Association (Online). Series of courses offered by the CPA to prepare for the CPM certification. Must have 2 years of prior work experience. Dates and
costs vary based on courses.


Payments Canada Summit – Summit Canada (In-person, Toronto). June 2-4, 2021. Connect with the leaders, the innovators, and the challengers who are transforming the Canadian and global payments ecosystem.
Price TBD.

Canadian Payroll Association Annual Conference and Trade Show – Canadian Payroll Association (Whistler). June 9-11, 2021. Learn and engage with payroll professionals by networking and growing professional skills.
Members $1,695, Non-Members $1,895.

Microsoft Excel


Advanced Excel Formulas – CPA Ontario (Online). Learn to create data tables and pivot tables to display information, and charts and graphs to show results. $60. CPD 4 hrs.

Building a Financial Model in Excel – CPA Ontario (Online). Create a model that allows individuals to see the likely results of a given set of variables in the case any situations occur. $318. CPD 5.5 hrs.

Dashboard and Data Visualization – CPA Ontario (Online). Use the basics of data visualization to learn how to develop effective storytelling techniques. $347. CPD 6 hrs.

Excel Dashboards and Data Visualization – Corporate Finance Institute (Online). Learn how to build a custom Excel dashboard using professional data visualization techniques. $97.


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CPA Learning and Development Guide

We took the time to collect courses and conferences across Canada to help you stay current in all areas including Big Data, Taxation, Payroll and Leadership, among others.

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