Jumpstart 2021: Cultivating a Future Ready Mindset

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Are you prepared for the future? Do you have a direction or plan to guide your career? Do you have a future ready mindset?

Join your CPA colleagues in this online event, to begin to explore the answers to these questions, as well as practical advice to jumpstart your career for the 2020 decade and beyond.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Gain insights on key trends, the changes that are shaping the future, and what being future ready and proactive may mean for CPAs.
  • Receive an introduction to CPA Alberta’s new initiatives that reinforce CPAs' future readiness, and can guide career transformations and transitions.
  • Access to Jumpstart 2021 Recap, an on-demand micro-seminar to help support your next steps and provide a practical take-away. Course resources include a quick Future-Ready Mindset Self-diagnostic test and commentary. 


  • Janice Kobelsky FCPA, FCMA; Strategy and leadership development facilitator, Millennial Minds Inc.
  • Todd Scaletta FCPA, FCMA; Senior Vice-President of Foresight and Research, CPA Alberta

Who Will Benefit?

CPAs who are committed to their own future success and that of their organizations, teams or clients, and are excited and eager to reflect, plan and prepare.

This session may qualify for up to 1.5 Continuing Professional Development hours.

No cost to attend. 

Register today!

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Jumpstart speakers

Janice Kobelsky FCPA, FCMA 

Janice Kobelsky FCPA, FCMA, is the creator of CPA Alberta’s 2021 Strategic Success Foundations Certificates series, and co-developer-author of the Career Transitions and Transformations report and CPA Build initiative. Janice’s prior history with CPA Alberta includes Strategic Leadership Program monitor-moderator and executive staff positions.

Janice incorporated Millennial Minds Inc. in 2007, facilitating strategy and leadership development across a wide range of industries – “energizing people, possibilities and potential for your meaningful vision, fulfilled.” She’s also developed and delivers multiple courses in UCalgary Continuing Education’s Professional Certificate for Emerging Leaders and Certificate for Frontline Leaders.

Todd Scaletta FCPA, FCMA

Todd Scaletta FCPA, FCMA is CPA Alberta’s SVP of Foresight and Research. Prior to joining CPA Alberta, Todd was the President and CEO of CPA Manitoba. He also worked for CPA Canada in the Research, Guidance and Support department. Todd has represented CPA Canada on several international committees.





This seminar will enhance the value a CPA can add to an organization by utilizing data analytics software to support of operations and management decisions (applies to both the public and private sectors).
Edith Wishman CPA
I thoroughly enjoyed the day filled with information. It opened my eyes to the world of the accountant—it's challenged by the changing environment and technology, which puts an accountant's life far from the traditional description. It was also a great remember you are not alone as a CPA.
Nam Nguyen CPA,CGA
This seminar provided great information about what is offered through CPA Alberta. It also opened my eyes to innovation and how to continue to be innovative.
Adriel Fundytus CPA, CA
This seminar helped me to look at our changing professional world in a more positive light. The approach used was innovative and engaging, and I can see how it can be applied to any situation.
V. Lockwood, Public Practitioner
I greatly enjoyed the Jumpstart PD session in regards to disruption. The seminar provided real world examples of the subject matter to make it easy to understand.
Kevin MacDonald CMA
It was a concise presentation with a stimulating and engaging discussion with participants on innovation. The subject matter was very interesting and both were good presenters.
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