Certificate Course: Accounting for Business Growth and Transition

​This course is for you if

You provide bookkeeping services to the small business market
You are a professional looking to update your skills
You are training staff


The sixth course in the DMA™-Accounting Services Specialist Designation.

This course addresses a range of areas that might be encountered during the evolution and growth of a company. Topics include organizational structures, consolidated financial statements, foreign exchange, due diligence requirements, and approaches for structuring a business transition. In addition, those who work in the accounting function will gain an understanding of how to take a leadership role in creating a value centered department that could help to support the growth and development initiatives that occur over the life cycle of a business.

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Designation Program: $3,990
($665 x 6 certificates courses)

Regular Tuition: $895

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​What you will learn

You will learn the steps that an accounting department can take to have the necessary financial records and results on hand in advance of a business transition. You will also achieve an understanding of the due diligence process, what buyers and sellers need, and how to achieve a managed result. You’ll know how to support a business leader prior to, during, and after a transition and gain an understanding of the strategic mindset so often displayed by business leaders. You’ll come to understand how the accounting function can take steps to add value, in both day-to-day operations and times of transition.

Having graduated from this designation program with honors, I have enriched my knowledge, improved professional business skills that expands my future career path. Overall, it is an excellent experience to explore throughout the program.

-Connie H.M. Zhu, BC

​Scope of the course

  • Introduction to Organizational Structures
  • Consolidated and Combined Financial Statements
  • Foreign Currency Transactions
  • Purchase of a Business: Due diligence requirements
  • Sale of a Business: Information buyers want
  • The Sale of Assets
  • The Sale of Shares
  • Business Succession
  • Tax Planning in Succession
  • The Role of a Value Centered Accounting Function

​What is included

  • Tax deductible tuition fees
  • Potential for Canada Training Grant or other Government programs
  • Personal consultation and virtual campus orientation
  • Practical case studies using well-known professional software
  • Lesson plans and study plans
  • Calculators and tools you can use immediately
  • Personal instructor support by email
  • Testing and certification
  • Comprehensive Knowledge Journal
  • CE/CPD accreditation by various professional bodies
  • EverGreen Explanatory Notes - Online Research Library

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