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Feb CMA E-News

Feb E-News is out –  to read it online click here. In this issue: call for FCMA nominations, update by the Ministry of Finance on Bulletin Gen 009: Understanding Your Consumer Tax Audit; this bulletin provides an overview of audit sampling methods used by the Ministry, community volunteer opportunities, as well as details about the annual CMA BC conference – the 2010 [...]

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Update Magazine: Strategy Snapshot – The tools you need to lead in 2010

Update Magazine – winter 2010 The winter 2010 issue of Update magazine is now out.  If you missed your copy in the mail (home delivery started Jan 22), don’t worry – Update is now also produced digitally and is available online. If you’re not a CMA member or student but would like to receive Update, email us at update@cmabc.com and we’ll add [...]

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Cloud computing – the next big thing for SMEs IT needs?

Mention cloud computing and you’ll often get a puzzled look. Cloud computing? What is that? How would I use it? And more, importantly, why should I consider cloud computing for my business? In the winter 2010 issue of Update magazine, Arian Soheili, CMA gives an overview of what cloud computing is and shares how your company can Float your bottom line. [...]

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Jan 2010 CMA E-News

In case you missed the first CMA E-News of 2010, last week, read it online. In this issue: update by the Canada Revenue Agency on the proposed Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) for BC and Ontario, volunteer & mentorship opportunities, as well as details about the CMA BC Public Practice professional development weekend, Jan 22-24, 2010 and the annual CMA BC [...]

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Dec 2009 issue of CMA E-News. CMAs source for news, events & CPLD

The last issue of CMA E-News for 2010 – happy holidays! Read December’s E-News for the latest Society news, events and professional development opportunities. In this issue: important program application deadlines for CMA Accelerated Program students and CMA candidates enroling in the CMA Strategic Leadership Program; holiday social dates for local chapter events; and volunteer opportunities. Not to be missed is the CMA BC [...]

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Online defamation. Why you should follow the rules set up by social networking sites.

Think inside the box. When it comes to online defamation, your best defence may not be a legal offence – try playing by the rules set up by social networking sites. In order to maintain control over their online presence, organizations need to stay aware of what is said about them on social networking sites, and of those who seek [...]

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UBC team wins 3rd annual CMA BC case competition

The Certified Management Accountants (CMA) Society of British Columbia held its third annual post-secondary case competition for 1st and 2nd year business students in B.C. on Nov. 14, 2009, at Simon Fraser University’s Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue. The University of British Columbia team of Eddie Cheung, Ivan Liu, Tony Wang, and Andrew Young won the competition and an $800 [...]

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Rethink AP. Automate & reduce your carbon footprint.

Among Fortune 1000 companies worldwide, accounts payable departments are becoming an area of importance within an organization’s strategic plan. With the onset of cloud computing and new technology, analyzing the cost and efficiency of the payable process can now get the attention it deserves in small to mid-size organizations. Automation of accounts payable is new, efficient, and capable of saving [...]

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What's the best career advice you've ever been given?

“Find a job that you truly enjoy and you’ll never have to ‘work’ another day in your life,” shares Bob Aura, CMA, Manager of Revenue Analytics and Reporting at Intrawest ULC.  Bob reflects on his career path since graduating with a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Victoria & becoming a CMA in the fall/winter 2009 issue of Business [...]

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CMA Update magazine is now digital

CMA British Columbia has launched a digital version of its quarterly member magazine – Update. Starting with the fall 2009 issue, Update is now available in an e-magazine format and in print. Update magazine covers the latest trends, best practices and case studies in strategy, management and accounting – the three pillars of the CMA designation, as well as recent Society news [...]

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