CMA Spotlight: Carolyn Rogers

Walking into the office of the Financial Institutions Commission (FICOM), British Columbia’s financial markets regulator, you expect talk of financial statements and regulation of markets. But you don’t expect to learn that the leader of the organization is a self-professed “huge sports fan,” who closely follows hockey and NFL football, skis, golfs, plays tennis and runs. But that’s how Carolyn [...]

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Hobbies: Fillers or strategic transferable pieces?

A Guest Blog post by Tanya Behrisch, SFU Co-op Coordinator Why do people put hobbies on their resumes? To fill up white space? To give the impression that they are more than two dimensional beings with boring little  routines outside the practical realms of career, status, love, and health? Or is there intrinsic value in pursuing something over the long [...]

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Meet your 2012-2013 CMA Campus Reps

If you’re looking for more information about the CMA designation, look no further than your own campus. Find your campus ambassador below and contact them with any questions you may have about the CMA designation or information regarding our upcoming post-secondary events. Araz Mehrabani Capilano University On campus, you’re most likely to find me in the library –  3rd floor Cedar [...]

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CMA Campus Membership

CMA British Columbia’s Campus Membership is a program for university or college students that offers special opportunities to explore the CMA profession and build your resume.

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CMAs Mentoring for Success

To mark the wrap-up and celebrate another successful year of its Mentor Program, CMA BC hosted its second annual Mentor Mixer on Wednesday, June 27 at the Salt Tasting Room in Gastown.

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Peak of Success

Ten Peaks Coffee CFO Sherry Tryssenaar is no bean counter. She’s a CMA.

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Becoming a CMA – FAQs #2: Can I work abroad with a CMA?

While the CMA designation is a Canadian designation, CMAs are certainly not limited to working only in Canada. In fact, the value of the designation is recognized globally and there are currently CMA members living and applying their skills and knowledge in more than 90 countries worldwide.

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Is CMA the right choice?

Entrepreneur and CMA Katie Rodgers knows that business, much like nutrition, is all about making good choices. As co-owner of Licious Living Inc., Katie spent the last several years providing healthy meal delivery and nutrition services across Canada. She strongly believes in the powers of a healthy diet, having experienced first-hand how eating well has enhanced her own life. In [...]

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CMA Career Night – Connecting Students and CMAs

CMA Career Night gives post-secondary students the opportunity to learn about the management accounting industry from experienced CMAs and CMA candidates.

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Networking for beginners…

Building a professional network can be an intimidating process for individuals who describe themselves as being shy or less comfortable in social settings. Newcomers to networking should seek out opportunities to network with peers and new contacts. Here are some tips to get started.

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