TORONTO, June 13, 2012 /CNW/ - Certified Management Accountants of Ontario's Professional Development Institute hosts their annual strategic management accounting conference June 14 - 15 with Steve Paikin, host of TVO's The Agenda with Steve Paikin and Josh Linkner, CEO of ePrize and author of Disciplined Dreaming.
In addition to spectacular keynote addresses, this year's conference is jam-packed with proven business experts who will inform attendees as to how they can adapt in today's volatile business environment and respond to ever changing market needs. Speakers include organizational performance expert Bernard Marr, Principles of Persuasion professional, Heath Slawner, and John Kuypers, change specialist and author of Who's the Driver Anyway? Making the Shift to a Collaborative Team Culture. A special closing address will be provided by Simon Jackson, Founder and Chairman of the Spirit Bear Youth Coalition.
"We're pleased to offer our members access to top engaging speakers such as Steve Paikin, Josh Linker and a full line-up of dynamic speakers," says Janet Treasure, Vice-president, Professional Development, CMA Ontario. "Providing our members with intelligent business analysis and thought provoking debate among today's business leaders ensures Ontario businesses are equipped to meet the challenges in today's marketplace."
The 2012 Strategic Management Accounting Conference offers a combination of networking opportunities, technical expertise, strategic acumen and forward-thinking speakers throughout the two days at the Delta Meadowvale in Mississauga.
Visit www.pdi-cma.com/spring for the full conference brochure.
About 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 25,000 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.
Earlier this year, CMA Ontario was recently granted by the Public Accountants Council of Ontario (PAC) to license and govern Certified Management Accountants (CMAs) to practise public accounting.
About the Professional Development Institute
The Professional Development Institute (PDI) is a division of Certified Management Accountants of Ontario that provides career support and education to Ontario's 25,000 CMAs and business professionals across Ontario. PDI drives career management by providing comprehensive access to learning, networking and guidance to business professionals at all competency levels and business types throughout their career.
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