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PD AudioWeb are direct recordings from live PD seminars and offered thanks to a partnership with CPA BC.
The Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia (CPABC)
The audio recordings and corresponding PowerPoint visuals are available as MP4 files, along with any available handout materials in PDF files. The details will be sent to you following your registration.
These titles are eligible for Verifiable CPD hours (hours are indicated below each title). In order to claim these hours as verifiable, you will be required to successfully complete a short quiz, also accessible via the website. Upon successful completion of the quiz, you will be able to print a certificate of completion.
Additional options and pricing may be available. See pricing and registration for more details.
These sessions are open to CPAs, CPA candidates & students, and members of the general public.
Length: 1.50 hoursCost: $75.00This session will discuss essentials of cloud-based computing for accounting in industry: when to move your organization to the cloud; responsible transition from a paper-based to a cloud-based platform; security in the digital environment; best practices in digital file management; and cloud- based financial technology and integrations on the market.
Length: 1.50 hoursCost: $75.00Tax is seldom black or white. In this session, case studies will be used to provoke discussion on ethical dilemmas confronting accountants related to tax matters. You will be challenged to consider how you would handle a variety of ethical tax scenarios and will develop your ability to recognize ethical tax issues as well as your confidence in handling ethical tax dilemmas. This sessions contains 1.5 hours of ethics content.
Fostering Innovation & Entrepreneurial Thinking
Length: 1.50 hoursCost: $75.00This session will focus on how to foster that culture, while leveraging data and information to create a modern and adaptive business environment that leads to organizational success.
International Employees: Cross-Border Tax and Social Security
Length: 2.00 hoursCost: $75.00International mobility is common place in our globalized economy. However, the tax implications for the individuals, and tax compliance obligations of employers, are not comparatively common knowledge. This session will cover the tax tips and traps of cross border employment for both in and out-bound arrangements to/from Canada.
Maximize Your Workforce: Bridging the Generational Divide
Length: 1.50 hoursCost: $75.00This session dives into what you need to know to best enable today’s workforce: understand the drivers for different generations interacting in today’s workforce; build a culture that can accommodate each demographic group; and harness the strengths of each group to benefit the business, employees and customers.
More Than Bean Counters: Branding and Marketing Your CPA Firm
Length: 1.25 hoursCost: $75.00This session, co-presented by a communications specialist and a public practitioner, will explore branding considerations for small firms, as well as online marketing strategies including website design, email marketing and the use of social media to reach and engage both prospective and current clients.
Negotiating: Challenges & Pitfalls of Negotiations
Length: 2.00 hoursCost: $75.00This session will look at some of the sharpest challenges faced by negotiators and mistakes we commonly make in response to them. It will provide some key learnings from negotiations research and experience to help you conduct more effective negotiations in challenging circumstances.
Planning for a Business
Length: 2.00 hoursCost: $75.00Learn how to consider and challenge the drivers behind financial forecasts, explore how to quantify the non-financial aspects of the business; breakdown the linkages between strategy, mission and vision; and enhance your knowledge and skills in both developing and formatting powerful business plans.
Retirement Planning for Financial Professionals
Length: 1.50 hoursCost: $75.00This session will discuss the changing conditions of older adulthood and new ways to approach financial planning. It will also address common mistakes in personal strategies and areas to be particularly mindful about.
Rising Expectations of Corporate Reporting: The Landscape of Non-Financial Disclosure
Length: 1.50 hoursCost $75.00This session will introduce you to ESG frameworks and standards, to enable you to better understand the information reported by organizations and how to use that information in making informed decisions.
Safe Income: A Comprehensive Review
Length: 2.00 hoursCost: $75.00This session will provide a comprehensive review of the concepts of safe income, the relevant case law and a review and update on the CRA’s positions surrounding safe income. It will also provide some practical issues to consider when dealing with safe income.
SBD Multiplication: Closing the Loopholes & the Impact on CCPCs
Length: 2.00 hoursCost: $75.00The 2016 Federal Budget put in place complicated new rules to prevent the multiplication of the small business deduction by owners of a business. The impact of these rules is more widespread than the budget document suggested and will add complexity to many corporate tax returns. This session will summarize these rules and discussion new ownership structures and other considerations for companies that are impacted by these rules.
Supercharge Your Business with IT
Length: 1.50 hoursCost: $75.00This session will lead you through the process of transforming IT from disruptor to value creator. We will review some of the top applications and tools in areas such as communications and collaboration, task management, and personal productivity.
What is Your Happiness Practice?
Length: 2.00 hoursCost: $75.00Is it possible to develop strategies that help you sustain positive energy, deep engagement, and a sense of humour and lightness? If you have been on achievement autopilot driven by goals that keep you pressing forward, but not feeling excited and alive, this session will show you how to get more of the satisfaction you are craving.
What Leaders Know About Communication
Length: 2.00 hoursCost: $75.00Leaders know that without effective communication skills, it is impossible to share a vision that will create a strategy that can support a team to a successful outcome. Learn more about improving your skill set as a master communicator. Stop wasting time and energy talking in circles – communicate like a leader instead.
Your People Strategy: Time for a Tune-Up?
Length: 1.50 hoursCost: $75.00Learn the latest strategies and tips for how to attract, hire, engage and retain the most critical resource, your people. Gain tips for assessing and planning for people resources; strategies for recruiting in a social and modern world; orienting your new staff to increase engagement at the outset; growing and developing your staff in alignment with business needs; and more.
Renée Dupuis-Leon, Coordinator, Professional Development and Member Events
Tel: (506) 830-3300
October 20, 2020
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