Certified Management Accountants of Ontario Launches ESL program on Thinkpass(TM)



    TORONTO, Sept. 3 /CNW/ - Certified Management Accountants of Ontario (CMA
Ontario) announced that internationally trained professionals pursuing the CMA
designation will now have the opportunity to evaluate their English language
skills. CMA Ontario has selected Euphoria Workforce Solutions' on-line
education platform Thinkpass(TM) to deliver this contemporary program.

    "Internationally trained professionals comprise a significant proportion
of CMA graduates, and that number is on the rise," said Merv Hillier,
President and CEO of CMA Ontario. "We recognize that effective communication
skills are essential to a prosperous management accounting career and have
invested in this innovative on-line tool to help our candidates succeed."

    Starting this month, registered CMA candidates will have access to an
online ESL self-evaluation program at http://english.thinkpass.com. Following
the evaluation, those interested in building their English skills will be
directed by CMA Ontario to appropriate programs - so they can enhance their
proficiency prior to beginning CMA studies.

    "We're excited about expanding our existing relationship with CMA
Ontario," said Mary Beth Kyer, President of Euphoria Workforce Solutions. "Our
online English assessments provide the perfect vehicle to help CMA students
evaluate and improve their skills."

    CMA Ontario also uses Thinkpass(TM) as the online platform to help
support CMA candidates to prepare for a key element in the accreditation
process, the CMA entrance exam.

    About the Certified Management Accountants of Ontario (CMA Ontario):

    The Certified Management Accountants of Ontario is a self-governing
professional organization that awards the Certified Management Accountant
(CMA) designation to qualified candidates in Ontario. With some 24,000
members, CMA Ontario is an integral part of a profession that is 50,000
members strong across Canada and around the world. CMA Ontario maintains
rigorous standards of accreditation and professionalism in management
accounting to protect the public interest.

    About Euphoria Workforce Solutions:

    Euphoria Workforce (www.euphoriaworkforce.com) helps its clients link
strategic goals to successful business outcomes. A leader in workforce
solutions, Euphoria builds technology and communication solutions that produce
results in sales strategy, education delivery, and business processes.





For further information:

For further information: Angie Brennand, Director of Public Affairs and
Communications, CMA Ontario, (416) 204-3141; Mary Beth Kyer, CMA, President
and CEO, Euphoria Workforce Solutions, (416) 516-5409

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