15 Courses To Help You Ace The CPA Exam

Whether you have just graduated with an Accounting or Finance degree, are transitioning into an accounting role, or are preparing to take the CPA, this list of courses is for you. Browse courses in accounting, finance, tax and more!


Budgeting and Forecasting – CPA Ontario (Online). Develop budgets, forecast results and conduct performance analysis. $180. CPD 4 hrs. cpaontario.ca

JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Financial Report Writing – Oracle University (Training-On-Demand or Online). Create financial reports and use advanced report enhancements to customize reports. $3,210. education.oracle.com

Financial Decision Making – AICPA (Online). Covering breakeven analysis, costs and decision making, transfer pricing, investment appraisal techniques, pricing strategy, risk management and more. $419 (USD). CPD 26 hrs. aicpa.org

Accounting for Business Growth and Transition – Knowledge Bureau (Online). Program covering organizational structures, financial statements, foreign exchange, due diligence requirements and approaches for structuring a business transition. $795. CPD 30 hrs. knowledgebureau.com


Financial Analysis Fundamentals – CPA Ontario (Online). Learn to perform in-depth analysis of financial statements to help uncover profitability, efficiency and leverage drivers for your organization. $120. CPD 6 hrs. cpaontario.ca

Math for Corporate Finance – CPA Ontario (Online). Learn to calculate and interpret covariance, correlation and the results of regression analysis. $60. CPD 2.5 hrs. cpaontario.ca

Financial Literacy and Analysis – Rotman School of Management (Toronto). Navigate between strategy and operations using financial statements to add value to the boardroom. $5,250. CPD 19.5 hrs. rotman.utoronto.ca Upcoming Session: November 8-10, 2019

Powerful Financial Analysis – CPA Ontario (Ottawa). Expand your knowledge of monthly, quarterly and year-end analysis, budget analysis, variance analysis, and overall financial statement analysis. $589. CPD 7.5 hrs. cpaontario.ca Upcoming Sessions: November 15, 2019, December 9, 2019


Taxation of the Digital Economy – EY Webcast (Online, available on-demand). Addressing the tax challenges of the digitalized economy. Free. ey.com

In Depth International Tax – CPA Canada (Niagara-on-the-Lake). Learn about fundamental tax issues facing Canadian multi-national corporations with foreign operations. $3,495. CPD 25 hrs. cpacanada.ca Upcoming Sessions: September 24-25, 2019


CPA Public Sector Financial Management – CPA Canada (Online). Covering the public sector’s financial context, governance, accountability, budgeting, resource management, costing and more. $1,300. CPD 15 hrs. cpacanada.ca Upcoming Session: September 10 to November 3, 2019

Telfer Public Sector Leaders Program – University of Ottawa Executive Programs. Designed for EX 1-2 level (or equivalent) professionals who believe their career is at an inflection point and want to prepare for future challenges. $8,700. CPD 48 hrs. tefler.uottawa.ca Upcoming Sessions: September 23, 2019 – 360 Assessment, October 30-31, 2019 – Module 1, November 27-28 – Module 2, January 7-8 – Module 3

Advanced Excel Formulas – CPA Ontario (Online). Learn advanced formulas and functions to create impactful Excel spreadsheets. $60. CPD 4 hrs. cpaontario.ca

Building a Financial Model in Excel – CPA Ontario (Online). Build a financial model from scratch to help you make better financial decisions and aid in future
budgeting. $250. CPD 5.5 hrs. cpaontario.ca

Excel Dashboards & Data Visualization – Corporate Financial Institute (Online). Learn to build a custom Excel dashboard and use data visualization techniques. $97. CPD 34 hrs. corporatefinanceinstitute.com


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A CPA's Learning Guide

Resource guide on courses and conferences for CFO's, CPA's, Accountants, Payroll Specialists, and Finance professionals. 

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