10 new seminars to look for in January-February

Dec 13, 2023

These new titles were introduced into our lineup of seminars this season, and are scheduled to take place in January and February. Have you checked them out?

A Practical and Risk-Based Roadmap to ESG Compliance

This course will discuss how ESG (environmental, social, and governance) and GRC (governance, risk, and compliance) are related concepts but have distinct focuses and scopes.

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Feb 8-9 | 9am-12:30pm | Live Webinar

Best Practices in File Management, File Reviews, Documentation, and Self-Review

This course addresses challenges faced by preparers of ASPE financial statements and practitioners with respect to the recognition, measurement, presentation and disclosure of revenue transactions under ASPE.

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Jan 10 | 9am-10:30am | Live Webinar

Business Ethics: From Enron to Lehman Brothers

The course will explore personal and cultural factors which influence ethical behavior through the lens of two iconic business ethics case studies: the 2001 collapse of Enron Corporation and the 2008 bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers.

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Feb 15 | 8:30am-12:30pm | Live Webinar

Compilations - Specific Topics

This course will review the areas of CSRS 4200 where practitioners are facing challenges in applying the standard. Illustrations will be provided on how to handle these challenges and address concerns noted by practice review inspections.

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Feb 9 | 9am-12:30pm | Live Webinar

CPA Firm Update

Professionals in public accounting practices face unique technology challenges compared to their clients. In addition to technical knowledge in tax, auditing, and accounting, accountants need to understand data analytics and security options in an advisory context. This session reviews significant trends and technologies for CPA firms, which will help participants understand their current and future choices.

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Feb 7 | 9am-10:30am | Live Webinar

How to Build an Ethical Culture

This course centers around addressing a key obstacle to establishing a unified ethical framework: company culture. It explores strategies to overcome this barrier and cultivate an ethical culture within the organization.

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Feb 8 | 1pm-5pm | Live Webinar

Introduction to Strategic Budgeting and Forecasting

Discover the secrets to creating effective budgets and variance reporting frameworks that drive success. Learn to analyze revenue and cost drivers, improve forecasting accuracy, and track performance with powerful variance reporting.

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Feb 12-13 | 8:30am-12pm | Live Webinar

Power, Creativity and Timing

Some regard these three elements - power, creativity, and timing -  as the most important in the master negotiator’s arsenal of skills.

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Feb 28 | 9am-12pm | Live Webinar

Practical Considerations of the New Bare Trust Reporting Requirements

The new Trust reporting requirements both require bare trusts to file a tax return and require additional information for all trusts. This session will discuss the new reporting issues in respect to bare trusts used for real property, investments and bank accounts and other estate planning.

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Jan 17 | 9am-10:30am | Live Webinar

Professional and Applied Ethics for Canadian CPAS

The course will explore  some of the key moral questions in professional accounting and applied business ethics at an introductory level, including what does it mean to be a “professional accountant, what are the ethical issues involved in “whistleblowing”, how do we make ethical decisions and how does corporate culture influence our decisions, and what are some of the ethical issues involved with corporate social responsibility and environment, social and governance (ESG) reporting?

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Feb 27 | 8:30am-12:30pm | Live Webinar