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Package - Build your own

Build your own Package and save 50%

Choose from any of our listed current courses up to 14 hours CPD.  

Note: all courses must be selected upon purchase by emailing your selection to support@focuscpd.com.

14h
Lecturer
Multiple Lecturers
$699
$1399

Package - 2017 Webinars

Package consists of the following 1-hour Webinars:

  • What you Need to Know - CSRE 2400
  • PEG 2017 - A 12-step Approach to an Efficient Audit
  • Proactive Management of Fraud Risks
  • Assurance and Accounting Update 2017
  • Practice Inspection Results 2016-2017

5h
Lecturer
Multiple Lecturers
$125
$474

Package - Focus on Forms

Save 30% off our regular pricing

On-demand videos for each of the key PEG audit and review forms.

Learn how to use and complete the PEG forms on a form-by-form basis. Each video is approximately 5-7 minutes and illustrates how to document evidence and discussions using the PEG audit and review ...
0h
Lecturer
Multiple Lecturers
$419
$598

Package - Level 1

Save over 50% off our regular pricing

This package contains introductory courses in assurance, accounting and other relevant skills that are appropriate for junior level staff or a refresher for other levels.


14h
Lecturer
Multiple Lecturers
$699
$1432

Assurance

Assurance Category.

Webinar: What You Need to Know - CSRE 2400

This 1-hour webinar covers the requirements in the standard and provides 6 detailed steps for completing a review engagement under the new standards. This high level course is ideal for those who are interested in an overview of the new standard and what the changing requirements may mean for...
(76)
1h
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Lecturer
Jennifer McCann
$49
$79

Webinar: PEG 2017 - A 12-Step Approach to an Efficient Audit

Attend a 1-hour webinar on the PEG 12-step audit approach. Learn which forms and checklists belong in which step to facilitate an effective and efficient audit engagement.
(117)
1h
Lecturer
Multiple Lecturers
$49
$79

Webinar: Proactive Management of Fraud Risks

This webinar provides an overview about the nature of fraud and current trends including cybercrime. Using a simple 4 step process, learn how: • your clients or organization can take steps to protect themselves from fraud • you can help to deter your clients or senior management from ...
(136)
1h
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Lecturer
Stuart Hartley
$59
$79

Webinar: Assurance and Accounting Update 2017

The latest standards issued or effective relating to: • Canadian Audit Standards • Other Assurance Standards • Accounting Standards for Private Enterprises • Accounting Standards for Not-for-profit Organizations Also learn about new projects that are ongoing and will have an impact...
(55)
1h
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Lecturer
Jennifer McCann
$49
$79

Webinar: Practice Inspection Results 2016-2017

Be on the right side of practice inspection. Learn about the latest practice inspection results from across the Country so that they don't happen to you. Recommendations will be provided for quality control, audit, review and compilation engagements as well as ASPE and ASNPO. PEG ...
(22)
1h
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Lecturer
Jennifer McCann
$49
$79

Assurance: Compilation Engagements

Compilation engagements, otherwise known as Notice to Readers, are often performed by public accountants. Although not considered an assurance engagement, there are standards that public accountants must follow. In this session, you will learn the purpose and requirements for issuing this type ...
(141)
0.75h
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Lecturer
Jennifer McCann
$79
$129

Assurance: Documentation: An Introduction

Practitioners are always required to prepare appropriate engagement documentation. Such documentation provides a record of work performed and evidence that the engagement was planned and performed in accordance with professional standards. In this course you will learn the importance of good ...
(96)
1.5h
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Lecturer
Jennifer McCann
$149
$199

Assurance: How to Apply the CSRE 2400 Review Engagement Standard

In this 3-hour on-line course, you will learn how to perform a review engagement under the upcoming review engagement standards - CSRE 2400. Using interactive case studies, sample forms and real life scenarios, participants will understand and be able to: • perform client ...
(128)
3h
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Lecturer
Jennifer McCann
$299
$359

Assurance: Attending an Inventory Count

This course prepares junior staff members for their first inventory count. Through interactive scenarios, you will learn why we perform inventory counts, the importance of planning, and what to do at the count itself. The course also addresses some of the issues that may arise, the importance of ...
(35)
2h
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Lecturer
Jennifer McCann
$199
$259

Assurance: Fraud - The Auditor's Role in Prevention and Detection

In this session you will: 1. learn about the impact of fraud, who commits fraud and why 2. Watch the reactions of an auditor whose major client has just been accused of fraud 3. Address the auditors responsibility for fraud. In particular you will learn how to: • comply with the many ...
(18)
3h
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Lecturer
Stuart Hartley
$299
$359

Assurance: How to Not Fail a Practice Inspection

Accounting firms conducting assurance engagements are required to develop a system of quality control, however small the firm. But what does it mean to have a system of quality control. This course will provide practical solutions for ensuring quality control at both the firm level and at the ...
(46)
1.5h
Lecturer
Multiple Lecturers
$149
$199

Accounting

Accounting Category.

Accounting: ASPE - Accounting for Business Combinations

This course will provide participants with an outline of the key requirements for business combinations in accordance with Canadian Accounting Standards for Private Enterprises (ASPE). This course uses various examples and case studies to illustrate the principles put into practice.
(56)
1h
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Lecturer
Jennifer McCann
$119
$159

Accounting: ASPE Accounting, Part 1

This basic introduction to ASPE provides, through a real life scenario, the basic key concepts in preparing a financial statement under the accounting standards for private enterprises including recognition, measurement, valuation and presentation and disclosure requirements.
(47)
2.5h
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Lecturer
Jennifer McCann
$249
$299

Accounting: Not-for-Profit Accounting

In this course you will learn about the accounting standards for not-for-profit organizations. You will learn the major differences from the standards for profit oriented entities and the unique characteristics in the presentation and disclosure requirements of not-for-profit financial statements.
(89)
1.5h
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Lecturer
Jennifer McCann
$149
$199

Relevant Skills

Relevant Skills Category.

Pragmatic Excel - Intro to Pivot Tables

Excel expert David Ringstrom, CPA, will guide you through the basics of creating and using pivot tables. Many users shy away from pivot tables, thinking that specialized knowledge is required. In fact, pivot tables are one of the easist and best features to use in Excel, as long as you follow a ...

2h
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Lecturer
David Ringstrom
$199
$249

Relevant Skills: Active Brainstorming

Innovation practices can be learned and applied to many different types of CPA meetings, whether they're with your internal team members and/or external clients. Idea generation needs to be guided by a leader who can encourage all participants to contribute, and guide the development of fresh new...
(70)
1h
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Lecturer
Kitty Danks
$119
$159

Relevant Skills: Making Good Inquiries

Significant time is spent in both an audit and review engagements making inquiries of management and others. In this course you will learn five key principles necessary for performing an effective client interview. These include preparing for an interview, listening to what you are told, ...
(111)
1.5h
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Lecturer
Stuart Hartley
$149
$199

Tax

Tax Category.

Tax: Introduction to the Taxation of Deceased Taxpayers

An introduction to a challenging area for new accountants and those without experience in this complicated area. Numerous special provisions apply to a return for a deceased taxpayer and this course will provide a solid foundation of knowledge for those involved with the preparation of these ...
(35)
0.75h
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Lecturer
Kris Himberg-Larsen
$149
$199

Practice Aids

Please note that these do not have structured verified CPD.  These are practice aids and can be viewed on an as-needed basis.

Focus on Forms - Audit and Review PEG Forms

On-demand videos for each of the key PEG audit and forms. Learn how to use and complete the PEG forms on a form-by-form basis. Each video is approximately 5-7 minutes and illustrates how to document audit evidence and discussions using examples in the PEG audit and review forms.

0h
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Lecturer
Jennifer McCann
$419
$598

Focus on Forms: Audit

On-demand videos for each of the key PEG audit forms. Learn how to use and complete the PEG forms on a form-by-form basis. Each video is approximately 5-7 minutes and illustrates how to document audit evidence and discussions using examples in the PEG audit forms.
(16)
0h
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Lecturer
Jennifer McCann
$299
$339

Focus on Forms: Review

On-demand videos for each of the key PEG review forms. Learn how to use and complete the PEG forms on a form-by-form basis. Each video is approximately 5-7 minutes and illustrates how to document evidence and discussions using examples in the PEG review forms.
(57)
0h
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Lecturer
Jennifer McCann
$199
$259

How Does it Work?

1. Register For Package or Individual Courses

Each FocusCPD Course and Package has been designed by a Canadian CPA or industry expert and is professionally produced.

2. Answer a Quiz or Activity

Following each FocusCPD lesson, participants will answer a few key questions to ensure the new skills or information shared are understood. Access to each package or individual course are provided for 365 days (1 License). Multi-licenses available.

3. Get Verifiable Certificate

FocusCPD Certificates are valid for all Canadian CPA bodies including but not limited to CPA Canada or the Provincial Bodies.