27 Camosun students recognized at CPA Convocation Ceremony
Eight hundred and twenty-five certified general accountant (CGA) and certified management accountant (CMA) students attended the Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia's (CPABC) CPA convocation ceremony held on November 21, 2015 at the Vancouver Convention Centre in Vancouver.
Students recognized at the convocation ceremony have become designated members of CPABC this year.
We welcome the newest Chartered Professional Accountants to the profession. Students from the CGA and CMA programs have earned their designations through rigorous training and assessment of their business and accounting competencies,” said Olin Anton, FCPA, FCA, chair of CPABC board of directors. “They represent the future of the accounting profession in British Columbia, and I congratulate each and every one of our new graduates. The CPA designation will open the door to many exciting career opportunities.”
To qualify as a CPA, CGA, students must have a university degree or equivalent, 24 months of practical work experience at a professional level, and complete courses through the CGA Program. Students must also pass a comprehensive rigorous national final exam to earn their designation.
To qualify as a CPA, CMA, students must have a university degree or equivalent, 24 months of practical professional work experience, and complete the CMA Strategic Leadership Program or CMA Executive Program.
About the CPA British Columbia
The Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia (CPABC) was formed through the amalgamation of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of BC (ICABC), the Certified General Accountants Association of BC (CGA-BC), and the Certified Management Accountants Society of BC (CMABC). CPABC was officially established when the CPA Act came into effect on June 24, 2015. CPABC represents over 33,000 members and almost 6,400 legacy and CPA students and candidates. http://bccpa.ca
For more information, please contact:
Keri Norrie, Department Chair, Accounting & Information Systems
Camosun College, School of Business
250.370.4175, firstname.lastname@example.org, CBA 224