Peer-to-Peer Forums

CPA Alberta’s Peer-to-Peer Forum—where upskilling and continuous learning meet. Acquire knowledge and skills at the next online Peer-to-Peer Forum on Innovation and Technology.

There many different ways to attain new skills and knowledge, from formal learning and developments such as seminars and executive programs, to informal learning and development such as on the job-training, and of course peer learning. Industry research suggests that learning from direct experiences constitutes approximately 70% of work-relevant learning, and another 20% is attained from social relationships.

Peer-to-Peer Forums support Alberta CPAs in sharing their applied experiences with each other, and provides an avenue for building professional networks. By engaging in informal and social learning, in addition to formal education, is the best way to see results and gain immediate feedback. Join today!

Benefits of peer learning:

  • Explore relevant issues, focus on real-world situations, and tackle challenges Alberta CPAs are facing today
  • Build core communication skills such as active listening, and providing effective feedback
  • Create lasting relationships and expand your professional network for ongoing support
  • Understanding is increased and deepened, making it easier to pivot in today’s fast-pace business environment

Call for presenters: We are seeking members who would be willing to share a short presentation for one of our upcoming sessions. If you are interested in sharing your experience in one of the identified topics, please contact memberengagement@cpaalberta.ca.

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Attend an upcoming Innovation and Technology Forum

CPA Alberta’s Peer-to-Peer forums are currently hosted virtually.

The theme for 2021 is the Data Analytics Cycle.

Session 4: Analyze and Visualize

Isabel Duran CPA, CGA will showcase how her team is analyzing data to lead a cost-saving initiative that aims to save TC Energy one million dollars every year on electricity costs.

Details
Tuesday, December 7
Presentation: 11:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon MST
Breakout discussion: 12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m. MST

Virtual session via Zoom

Register today

Participants should have some basic knowledge and experience in data analytics, and are expected to share their knowledge with other attendees during breakout discussions.

2021 Innovation and Technology Forum: Data Analytics Cycle


Register to watch the recording of a past session.

Session #1: Defining Business Needs – Asking the Right Questions

Session #2: Sourcing and Importing Data

Session #3: Wrangle and Transform 

While the sessions can be taken on their own, it is recommended to participate in the entire series to get the most out of each discussion. Each session may qualify for 1.5 Continuing Professional Development hours.

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