CPABC Industry Update Summer 2014 - Page 18

Professional Development Opportunities for Members in Industry PD CONFERENCE DAYS EXECUTIVE PROGRAMS The Estate Planning Conference Day The Controller’s Management Program (A joint event by CPABC and the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners Vancouver) The Controller’s Management Program provides the theory, best practices, tools, and skills to take your leadership to the next level. It concentrates on four key leadership areas: selfawareness and self-management; organizational perspective and influence; managing and leading others; and effective communication for a variety of contexts. This event is designed to provide STEP Vancouver and CPABC members with practical and leading-edge estateplanning information. Sessions will include: The Application of the Division of Property Rules in the Family Law Act to Tax and Estate Planning, Blended Family Planning, Life Insurance Update, Being an Executor, Issues in Joint Partner Trust/Alter Ego Trust Planning, New Testamentary Trust Rules, 21 Year Issues for Trusts, Will Variation War Stories. October 15, 2014 | Vancouver Convention Centre, West Members in Business & Industry PD Day This day is designed to provide members in industry with the most efficient way of obtaining practical information to use in the workplace. The focus is on issues that are relevant and timely. Keynote session is the Economic Outlook. Other sessions include Budgeting: Review of Current & Emerging Practices; Living Larger: How to Maximize Your Non-Work Time; Tax Update; Accounting & Financial Reporting Update; Outlook: The Killer App in Microsoft Office; and Personal Effectiveness: Self Awareness & Balanced Thinking. The topic of the afternoon plenary session is What Leaders Know About Effective Communication. November 25, 2014 | Vancouver Convention Centre, West September 10-13 | Whistler The Controller’s Operational Skills Program This program is designed to enhance your role on the management team by sharpening your skills in risk management and controls, ethical leadership, planning, budgeting and forecasting, performance measurement approaches, and financial reporting. October 19-22 | Whistler The CFO’s Operational Skills Program This program delivers the core CFO competencies that organizations expect. Get up to speed on corporate governance and risk management as well as the latest tools and applications. Examine the relationship of strategy and risk-taking and help drive your organization’s mission and success. Nail down the planning, budgeting, and internal control competencies that deliver efficient and effective operations. November 23-26 | Whistler PD WEEKS 2014 Mark your calendars now, and check back on our website in August for the full lineup of PD seminars scheduled during PD weeks, as well as throughout the fall. Kelowna: Surrey: Victoria: Oct 20-24 (Coast Capri) and Nov 17-21 (Ramada Hotel) Nov 17-21 (Sheraton Guildford) Nanaimo: Vancouver: Oct 27-31 (Victoria Conference Centre) and Nov 24-28 (Marriott Inner Harbour) Dec 2-6 (Coast Bastion) Parksville: Oct 20-24 (Quality Resort) page 18 | Nov 3-8 (Vancouver Convention Centre, West) and Dec 8-13 (Vancouver Convention Centre, West) I N D U S T R Y U P D AT E We will also be offering seminars in Abbotsford, Coquitlam, Kamloops, Prince George, and Richmond.