Category Archives: Accounting

Developing your personal brand is vital to career success.

The School of Continuing Studies at York University is pleased to announce the second instalment of our Career Growth series. For our next event we welcome Sean Mullin as our guest speaker. Sean is a CPA Ontario Student Representative. He has been a professional recruiter for 6 years and promotes the accounting profession as well […]

Toronto Star: How to stay marketable

One of the sure ways to advance your career is through formal continuing education, says human resources expert. The rapid rate at which in-demand knowledge and skills change today, no matter the industry, makes it crucial for professionals to continuously advance their skill set to ensure they remain marketable, says one expert. “The marketplace is […]

Part-time Learning Gives Professional Accountants Opportunity to Get Ahead

There’s no greater tool for accountants looking to get ahead in their careers than a Charted Professional Accountant (CPA) designation. Earning the designation not only provides comprehensive training and advanced skills, but also demonstrates to employers a desire to improve and lead. However, it can be difficult for current employees to gain the necessary learning […]

School of Continuing Studies Post-Grad Certificates get CPA Ontario Recognition

The courses in the post-graduate certificates in Accounting and Advanced Professional Accounting have received recognition from the Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA) of Ontario. The School of Continuing Studies’ post-graduate certificates teach students accounting principles and the professional and leadership competencies needed to excel as they prepare for their CPA designations. The program is offered in […]

Author and instructor to launch new book at the School of Continuing Studies

The School of Continuing Studies is proud to announce Diana Kawarsky, one of the school’s esteemed instructors, and a published author, will be on campus to launch her new book Soft Skills: Volume 1 – A collection of Strategies, Anecdotes, Techniques, Observations, Stories, Tactics, Advice, Experiences, Ideas and Methods. Soft skills are an everyday challenge […]

Media Planet: Accounting Certificates Offer Many Professionals A Big Career Boost

  Nadine Petsche loved working with numbers so she thought accounting would be a good career fit — and she was right. Almost 30 years into her career, she is singing its praises. Read why Petsche recommends those interested in accounting pursue continuing education as a way to further develop their skills. Petsche, now Ontario’s […]