Technology in Accounting and Big Data Courses and Conferences

Technology in Accounting


Avoiding Identity Theft, Fraud and Cyber Crime – CPA Ontario (Online). Learn to identify trends in scams, red flag employee theft, understand cardholder agreements, recognize identity theft and understand how to
avoid situations. $110. CPD 2 hrs.

Robotic Process Automation Certificate – CPA Ontario (Online). Build skills in software automation that help streamline work, but also improve how organizations manages resources through challenging times. $759. CPD 14 hrs.

Al and the Future of Accounting – CPA Ontario (Online). Intersection of Al and Finance logistics to improve business efficiency and learn to implicate cyber security and preparation into a workplace.
Members $69, Non-Members $75. CPD 1 hr.

Preparing for Automation and Al – CPA Ontario (Online). Understand how automation and Al are affecting accounting and finance professions. Learn about the types of problems that may be encountered and how to
solve. $87. CPD 1.5 hrs.

The Future of Jobs – CPA Ontario (Online). Financial experts, innovators and digital entrepreneurs discuss industry trends, which job functions are particularly susceptible to automation and disruption and adapting to
the future. Members $132, Non-Members $160.60. CPD 2.25 hrs.


The Infinite CPA Summit: Shaping the Modern Accountant Through Tech – CPA Ontario (In-person, Toronto). September 19, 2020. Attend a panel of debates, keynote presentations and TED-Talk style presentations from experts and tech gurus. Members $495, Non-Members $565. CPD 6 hrs.

Accounting Technology Seminar Series (Online). Options for two-hour sessions from October 8, 15, 22 & 27 2020. Explore the latest technology for Accountants with a ‘virtual trade show’ after sessions for direct conversation with partners. $49.95. CPD 8 hrs.

National Technology Forum 2021 – CPA Canada (Online). January 11-12, 2021. Explore the technologies that are revolutionizing accounting and finance. $495. CPD 20 hrs.

Big Data


Certificate in Big Data Analytics – York University (Online). September 15, 2020 – March 15, 2021. Learn data analytics foundations, methods for analysis, analytic tool sets and how to provision data for analysis. $2,925.

Management of Enterprise Data Analytics – University of Toronto (Online). Learn how to manage big data with tools and techniques used by global practitioners. $1,145 per course (3 required courses).

Navigating Data Analytics – CPA Canada (Online). Learn how to harness the power of data science to enhance business intelligence and deliver precise, high-quality insights to stakeholders. Members $595,
Non-Members $715. CPD 5 hrs.

Data Management Certificate – CPA Canada (Online). Explore turning data into meaningful insights for strategic decision-making during this program. Members $2,995, Non-Members $3,595. CPD 33 hrs.


2020 Big Data, Analytics, Al and Machine Learning Conference – (Online and In-person, Toronto). September 29-30, 2020. Develop strategies to create a data-driven organization, enhance business decision
making, improve customer experiences and monetize big data. $595.

Big Data and Analytics – Summit Canada (Toronto). March 3-4, 2021. Event for data and analytics leaders to connect with hundreds of peers and discuss big data business and technical uses, Al, and ROI optimization
with analytics. $1,895.


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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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