High School and Post-Secondary Resources

The following information has been compiled to assist you with educating your students about financial literacy and/or careers as a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA).

To promote the value of what a CPA designation offers, we have included a selection of brochures, videos, and other resources that will assist your students with making a sound decision about whether pursuing a CPA designation is right for them.

We have also included a wealth of CPA Canada financial literacy resources to assist high schools in preparing their students for financial success.

Become a CPA Resources

Brochures and Presentations

Request a CPA Manitoba representative/member to speak virtually or in-person at your school –  Please send a request at least four weeks in advance to [email protected] including your school name, grade(s), number of students, mode of presentation and possible dates. 

CPA Manitoba Member Videos

    Value of the CPA designation Videos

    CPA Manitoba Foundation High School Scholarships 

    The 2021 CPA Manitoba Foundation High School Scholarship applications deadline was May 3, 2021. More information on the 2022 applications will be available in the next few months. Visit the CPA Manitoba Foundation High School Scholarships webpage to learn more about the process.

    CPA MB & SK High School Excellence Evening


    Student Magazine (published by CPA Alberta)

    Capitalize Magazine, launched in September 2009, is the career information magazine produced by CPA Alberta. Capitalize introduces students to the Alberta accounting profession, and addresses broader career-related topics and issues.

    Financial Literacy Resources

    Videos: Earning Income - Meet the Professionals
    Learn from various professional on what they do, how they got started and what lead to them making their dreams come true.

    Financial Literacy Program School Workshops (Live) 
    These workshops teach students basic concepts and skills through interactive activities and case studies:

    To discuss options for facilitation of any of the listed workshops using a CPA volunteer, or if you have any questions about the Financial Literacy Workshops, please contact [email protected].

    Financial Literacy Program “Summer Camp” Workshops (Live Webinar Recording, Now Available On-Demand) 

    • Setting SMART goals – recommended for ages 10-15.
      The first step to success is to set a goal. This workshop will teach students the value of setting SMART goals. Students will become more familiar with understanding, prioritizing, and learning how to create tangible goals to achieve their dreams. Recommended for ages 10-15.

    Money Management Worksheets 
    Money Management Worksheets will help with various aspects of managing money. 

    • Goal Setting
      Set SMART goals that are specific, measurable, action-oriented, realistic, time-framed. 

    • Financial Fitness Self-Assessment 
      Determine how well you are currently managing your finances.

    • Values Validator 
      Determine the things in life that are most important to you.

    • Monthly Budget for Teens 
      Help teenagers living at home create a monthly budget.

    • Role Model Self-Assessment 
      Determine what kind of financial role model you are.

    • Document Organizer
      Organize your documents in preparation for filing your taxes.

    • Cash Flow Organizer
      Get a clear picture of your cash flow — what is coming in and what is going out

    • Net Worth Worksheet
      Get a snapshot of what you own (your assets) and what you owe (your liabilities)

    • Post-Secondary Student Budget
      This worksheet will help students accurately estimate the total budget they need

    Just the Facts
    Just the Facts is a series of financial topics presented in an unbiased, objective and straightforward way to help Canadians learn the basics of managing their money. Topics include:

    • Banking Basics

    • Interest Rates

    • Personal Budgets

    • Compound Interest

    • Fraud Protection

    • Paying Off Debt

    • Saving Strategies

    • Credit Cards

    • Investment Accounts

    • Student Loans

    • Credit

    Additional Financial Literacy Resources