This Certification is awarded by Chartered Professional Accountants Canada (CPA Canada).
WHO CAN DO?
• CEO/ Chairman
• Inventory Managers
• AP/AR Manager
• Compliance Officers
• Risk Managers
• Full Time & Part-Time Students
Core and elective modules:
Set nationally and including objective format questions and short cases, these modules culminate in examinations you must successfully complete to be admitted to the next module.
Capstone integrative module:
This includes presentations and team-based assignments, and culminates in an integrated business case you complete as part of a team.
Common Final Examination (CFE):
This three-day examination requires you to demonstrate the depth and breadth of your competency development in accordance with The CPA Canada Competency Map. Candidates prepare for this examination by completing the capstone examination preparation module.
WHAT IS THE COURSE STRUCTURE?
The CPA PREP consists of 12 modules, but you only have to complete the ones you require. Each module ends with an examination.
MODULES 1 THROUGH 4:
Modules 1 – 4 are self-paced and form the foundation for the remaining modules. All students must have either recognized academic credits or equivalent Module credits for Modules 1 – 4 before proceeding with ANY of Modules 5 – 10.
Module 1: Introductory Financial Accounting
Module 2: Introductory Management Accounting
Module 3: Economics
Module 4: Statistics
You can take Module 2 at the same time but not before taking as Module 1.
MODULES 5 THROUGH 12:
While Modules 5 –12 can be taken out of sequence, provided a student meets the academic requirements that would enable them to do so, for best results they should be completed in the following order:
Module 5: Intermediate and Advanced Financial Accounting — a prerequisite for Modules 7 and 8; strongly recommended, but not required, a prerequisite for Module 9
Module 6: Corporate Finance — a prerequisite for Module 9
Module 7: Audit and Assurance
Module 8: Tax
Module 9: Intermediate and Advanced Management Accounting
Module 10: Strategy and Governance
Module 11: Business Law
Module 12: Information Technology