Last chance to win a $25 Langara Bookstore gift card!

Hello Langara Accounting Club Members!


Do you want a chance to win a $25 Langara Bookstore gift card? The Co-op & Career Development Centre (CCDC) is holding a contest for best panel question which the speakers will answer at the Career Talks Accounting Panel happening virtually on Friday, October 22 from 2:30 pm–3:30 pm. To be eligible, you must:

  • Be a current Langara student
  • Submit one panel question to career@langara.ca with your full name by 12:00 pm on Friday, October 15
  • Register and attend the Career Talks Accounting Panel

The winner will be announced on the CCDC Facebook page on October 25. To see panelist details and to register for the event, visit langara.ca/career-talks.
If you have any questions, please email us at langaraaccountingclub@gmail.com. Also don’t forget to follow the Langara Accounting Club instagram to get updates!

Cheers, 

Langara Accounting Club Executives

Accounting Virtual Career Day (Oct 20, 2021)

Attention Accounting students and those wishing to pursue a career as a CPA.

Join Langara’s Financial Management Department for the virtual career day! Register for this event so you can learn more about what a career as a CPA can offer you and what you can expect as an articling student.

We will be joined by representatives from:

Don’t miss this opportunity to meet these firms and ask your questions. They can’t wait to meet you, as they are actively recruiting strong candidates like yourselves.

During the event, students will have the opportunity to meet with each firm in small groups to hear about current opportunities, what you can expect as an articling student, and you will then have a chance to ask your questions as well.

This will be an opportunity to make a strong first impression, so make sure you are prepared, have done your research, and will put your best foot forward to create a lasting positive impression.

The event will take place on Wednesday October 20, 2021 from 5-7PM, via Zoom, and you can register here

SUMMARY:

Date:  Oct 20, 2021

Time: 5-7PM

Location: Zoom – Register here.

NOTE: Registration for Langara students only. Active student number will be required.

If you have any questions please email us at langaraaccountingclub@gmail.com

Warm regards,

Langara Accounting Club Executives

4th Annual Langara Accounting Case Competition

Hello everyone,

The Langara Accounting Faculty and the Langara Accounting Club would like to invite you to participate in the Langara Accounting Case Competition! This is a great experiential learning opportunity where you will use the technical accounting skills you have learned in the classroom and apply them to real-life business scenarios. Develop your skills, think strategically and have some fun!

Students will compete in teams of two for this internal case competition. Each team will be judged and ranked based on the team’s video submissions. The top students will be invited to represent Langara College in the CPA BC Case Competition in early 2022 and will receive coaching from Langara’s Accounting faculty.

Previously, Langara’s teams have placed as follows in the CPA BC Case Competition:

  • 2018- Top 8- MACK Consulting 
  • 2019- 3rd Place – MACK Consulting
  • 2020- 3rd Place- BCS Consulting

Eligibility

The competition is open to all Langara accounting students that have taken (or are currently taking) a minimum of one of the following:

  • FMGT 1115
  • FMGT 1116/4816
  • FMGT 2293/4800

The competition is open to PDD Accounting students as well, so long as they meet the minimum requirements above. Students from ALL years are encouraged to apply! 


Divisions

Students taking 1000/2000 level FMGT courses will be considered Junior Division. Those taking 3000/4000 level FMGT courses will be considered Senior Division. If any team member is considered to be Senior Division, the entire team must register as Senior Division.

There is a limit of eight teams per division. Register early! 


Workshops

Two free workshops will be provided to get you ready for the case competition. The workshop dates are:

Case Writing Workshop- Wednesday October 27th (via Zoom) 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Creativity in Competition Workshop- Wednesday November 3rd 6:30pm to 8:30pm (via Zoom)

The workshops are not mandatory however they are strongly recommended.

Registration deadline

Your team must register for the case competition before being able to attend the workshop. The registration deadline is: Wednesday October 20th 11:59pm 

Sign-up Here

Competition dates

The case competition will begin Wednesday November 10th 8:30am and go till Saturday November 13th 11:59pm (submission deadline). Judging will commence during the period of Sunday November 14th until results are released Monday November 22, 2021.

Cheers,

LAC