Registration for the remaining September Continuing Professional Education classes is still open … and they’re filling up rapidly. Don’t delay!
Last week, we opened registration for our September Continuing Professional Education classes ... and they're filling up rapidly. Don't delay if you have an interest in any of the following: Mon, Sep 9: Identifying Fraudulent Transactions, Effective Presentations, Cognos: Financial Statement Reading, Reconciliation, and Forecasting Tue, Sep 17: Fiscal Roles in Financial Systems and Reporting, Banking and Payments
The OUC sends out its thanks to the campus controllers’ offices and to all the organizational units who contributed to a successful year-end close for FY 2013.  Now we’ve moved on to the next phase. Our external auditors, CliftonLarsonAllen, are currently onsite for final fieldwork and will issue their report to the State Auditor’s Office later this fall. The University's Annual Financial Report for FY 2013 will be available on the OUC website in December.
The first quarter of our FY 2014 Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Program will include three days of courses in September – both new offerings, and popular repeats. Training dates are Mon, Sept 9; Tues, Sept 17; and, Thur, Sept 26. During the week of August 19, we’ll provide details on the specific courses being offered in September, with their descriptions and instructor information.We'll also open registration for CU employees.  Learn about the CPE Program→    
Successful professional development is the result of strategic thinking and planning -- a joint effort for the employee and his or her organizational unit. The OUC promotes this effort through our Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Program. Course topics range from accounting to personal skills development to computer expertise. We'll announce the complete FY 2014 CPE schedule later this month but for now, here's a preview:

Quarter 1 (Sep 9, 17 & 26)

CPE for CPAs ... in a new fiscal year. The OUC has established the dates for our FY 2014 CPE course offerings. You can count on us to be: Still affordable. Still relevant. Still convenient. And now, even more frequent! We're pleased to announce an expanded schedule this year of 11 days, instead of 7 or 8. So please save the dates: Mon Sep 9 / Tue Sep 17 / Thu Sep 26 Mon Nov 11 / Thu Nov 14 / Thu Dec 5 Tue Feb 18 / Thu Feb 20 Thu Apr 10 / Tue Apr 15 / Thu Apr 17 Hope you'll join us! We look forward to a new year of teaching and learning together.
Attention CU employees: Are you a CPA, CFE, or CIA who’s looking for interesting, relevant continuing education? Or … Are you someone without those initials after your name who’s looking for interesting, relevant professional development? Did you know you can earn – and learn – for free?
Our Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Program recently concluded its final quarter for FY 2013. On April 10, we offered three courses: Emotional Intelligence, Fiscal Roles in Financial Systems and Reporting, and GASB Update. On April 29, we repeated two popular courses from earlier quarters: Understanding Internal Controls, and Cash Controls. In CPA-CPE terms, the value of these courses to their three-dozen participants is conservatively estimated at $13,275.
On Fri, April 26, the OUC hosted its first annual CPE Instructor Appreciation Event. This year’s celebration honors the 19 current instructors in the CU CPE for CPAs (Continuing Professional Education for Certified Public Accountants) Program. Lisa Suzanne Vallad, CPE Program Manager, reviewed CPE statistics, program success to date, and plans for FY2014. She commended the instructors for their continued high evaluations and noted that framed certificates of appreciation would be sent to them shortly.
Due to severe weather, our April 16 CPE courses were rescheduled to Monday, April 29. For more information on the two courses (Understanding Internal Controls, Cash Controls), see the CPE website at If you registered for an April 16 session, please contact CPE Program Manager, Lisa Suzanne Vallad, at to indicate your availability for the new date.