WINNIPEG, March 27, 2012 /CNW/ - Knowledge Bureau, a leading national financial education institute, has formed a strategic educational partnership with the Registered Professional Accountants Association of Canada (RPAC) to be the association's exclusive provider of certification, diploma and designation programming for the professional development of its members and their staff.
"Our association is very pleased to form a partnership with the Knowledge Bureau and be able to offer higher levels of educational programming to our members," says Angel Meinecke, President of RPAC. "We are excited at the prospect of having the Knowledge Bureau provide the education component of the RPA designation certification program and making the designation more achievable."
"We are delighted to work with the RPAC to provide professional development at the cutting edge of issues that affect Canadians from coast to coast," says Evelyn Jacks, President of Knowledge Bureau, "and look forward to providing personal and customized e-Learning, leading edge calculators, and software tools as well as instructor led sessions to help RPAC members achieve, maintain and raise their standards of excellence."
Members will have an opportunity to take a defined academic path to their professional development by working towards the prestigious Master Financial Advisor™ and Distinguished Financial Advisor™ designations, enhancing their mastery by specializing in the areas of tax, business services, retirement income planning, business succession and wealth management.
ABOUT KNOWLEDGE BUREAU
Knowledge Bureau is Canada's leading educational institute focused on excellence in financial education. Through its world class virtual campus, its mission is to provide advisors and their clients the knowledge and skills they need to make sound financial decisions.
For more information, please visit http://www.knowledgebureau.com
The Registered Professional Accountants Association of Canada (RPA) is an organization committed to promoting professional accounting for a diverse group of professional accountants. Our mission is to promote the competence and recognition of the Registered Public/Professional Accounting professional and to represent the interests and welfare of the members of the Association for the public interest.
For further information:
Evelyn Jacks, President
Angel Meinecke, FRPA - President
Registered Professional Accountants Association of Canada