Analysis of Leasing vs. Buying — On Demand
In almost every situation, companies must choose whether to lease or buy the items that are used in day-to-day business activities. Join industry expert Karine Benzacar as she covers decision analysis between leasing and buying and reviews accounting for leases, both under current accounting standards and new proposals for lease accounting.
OSC Emerging Markets Issuer Review
OSC review of adequacy of issuer disclosure and corporate governance practices, and roles of auditors, underwriters and exchanges in bringing these issuers to market.
uValue — The Corporate Valuation App
uValue is a free corporate valuation app for iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch to help value businesses with widely-used analytical tools.
CGA-Alberta — Live Seminar PD Event Page
Association events and seminars bring CGAs, students and other professionals together for valuable learning and networking. The Events pages present detailed descriptions of PD opportunities and special events around Alberta as well ...
Business Analytics, Part 2: Implementing Analytics in Your Organization — On Demand
This webcast will outline the ways in which you can successfully implement analytics within both your organization and with external stakeholders. It will help you properly assess your organizational readiness for analytical decision-making, and provide you with the tools and strategy for implementation, so you can use the data you collect most effectively.
Business Analytics, Part 1: An Introduction to Analytical Thinking — On Demand
This webcast will introduce you to business analytics and show you how it can make your organization more successful. It will outline the fundamentals of analytics and the tools you need for implementation, so you can better leverage the data you gather in the many functional processes you face each day.
Financial Statement Analysis Made Easy — On Demand
This webcast will help you understand the best practices for reading and interpreting financial statements. You’ll learn to make better business decisions, provide more insightful strategic input, and enhance your value as a source of financial expertise. Then apply your new skills immediately through a sample analysis of a real company.
A Practical Guide to Risk Management
Managing risk is at the core of managing any financial organization. Risk measurement and quantitative tools are critical aids for supporting risk management, but quantitative tools alone are no substitute for judgment, wisdom, and knowledge.
CGA BC Professional Development
Your competitive advantage starts here! No matter what sector of business you’ve chosen as your focus, CGA-BC’s Professional Development seminars can help you take your career and your organization to new heights.
Protect Your Business from Fraud: Keep Your Financial Information Secure
More than a quarter of business owners have been victims of fraud, which can result in thousands of dollars in losses to your business and, in some cases, even bankruptcy. To fully protect your business finances, you need to have strong security controls in place in your financial management software.
Trust Value Measured with Different Yardstick
Trusts differ from stocks, and their valuation involves looking at the financial statements with a slightly different perspective. This short article from the Globe and Mail gives an overview of the issues when conducting financial analysis of trust units. Published April...
Many Challenges Ahead for U.S. Corporate Credit Quality in 2006
This research report published by Standard & Poor's offers views on the 2006 outlook for U.S. corporate credit quality. Economic signals such as consumer confidence, housing, and employment statistics have weakened significantly since the worst hurricane season on record. Posted January 2006.
Financial Analysis Using Ratios - Business Development Bank of Canada
Ratios are used to evaluate the performance of your business and identify potential problems. Each ratio informs you about factors such as the earning power, solvency, efficiency, and debt load of your business. They are used to measure the relationship between two or more components of the financial statements and have greater meaning when the...