CPABC 2019 Spring Pacific Summit: Registration Now Open

May 15-17, 2019 Register early and receive exclusive access to a bonus half-day of sponsored PD sessions valued at $225! With a theme of “Stronger Together,” the Spring Pacific Summit will offer you takeaways on strengthening your business and leadership

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Chapter PD: Accessing Grants…The Easy Way

May 11, 2019 This session is to  educate business owners and/or business community influencers (Accountants, Business Consultants/Advisors, CFOs, Bankers, Business Coaches, etc.) on how to quickly identify, assess, and successfully apply for grants for their business. Develop value-added knowledge that

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CPABC and Whitecaps FC are partnering for an exciting experience!

Friday, May 10, 2019 is officially the CPABC – Whitecaps Game Night Game: BC Place Stadium, 777 Pacific Blvd, Vancouver, BC Pre Game: BC Sports Hall of Fame – Hall of Champions CPA members, candidates, students, their family and friends

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Community Event: Easter Seals House

April 6, 2019 CPABC Vancouver Chapter invites you to join us at our upcoming community event on Saturday, April 6. Come volunteer with fellow members, students and candidates at the Easter Seals House  for a spring clean up!  The volunteer work includes

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Call for Committee Members 2019

Have you attended one of our events and/or met one of our talented volunteers? If you are interested in learning new skills, networking, socializing, and giving back, consider becoming a committee member with the CPABC Vancouver Chapter. The anticipated time

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Don’t Let This Be You #5 – Not The Right One

An international company in the consumer products category attempted to implement an ERP system globally.  They spent $125 million and four years developing the software.  Not to mention all the employee hours spent on testing and training.  After an attempt

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Don’t Let This Be You #4 – Unreliable Partners

A community college had been saving funds for its next ERP system, with the main focus on its human resource management system. With over 30 campuses across the country and widely varying business processes at each site, this project had

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Don’t Let This Be You #3 – Starting Over…Again…and Again

A company decided to start over and implement a brand new software. This required mapping and uploading years of data and testing results again and again. Something that should have taken a year was done in about three months. The

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Don’t Let This Be You #2 – Garbage In, Garbage Out

A major retail chain rolled-out a new ERP system for a brand new geographic region.  The strategy was to develop brand new data into the new infrastructure rather than converting from the legacy system.  The plan went out of control

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Don’t Let This Be You #1 – Timesheets: A Cautionary Tale

Many things need to go wrong in order to get your employees to wish they could go back to a decades old enterprise management software, but if you’re not careful, the stars could just align. This company’s original software was

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