Post-secondary institutions

Develop the next generation of CPAs

Densmore supports instructors with impactful CPA learning materials that foster real-life competencies in the classroom.

Prepare your students for fulfilling careers

For over 25 years, Densmore has developed learning materials to help CPAs start and grow their careers. Ready your students for their CPA designation and beyond with proven resources.

Guide core competency growth

Leading Canadian post-secondary institutions choose our CPA Competency Map Study Notes as the textbook for their courses and programs. This resource covers all six technical competency areas in a digestible format.

Bring real-life cases into your classroom

We’ve developed cases for your use that include marking guides (suggested solutions) and marker grids (evaluation rubrics). Options for undergraduate courses, all PEP Core and Elective modules, CFE Day 1, 2 and 3 cases, and non-disclosed exam-only cases are available.

Tailor cases to your course level

We offer cases specifically designed for accounting undergraduate and graduate students to help build a foundation for learning.

Provide a trusted partner for the future

After your students leave your classroom, they can still count on Densmore. We offer PEP & CFE resources as well as CPD courses that will help them shape their careers.

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Preview materials first

We know you want to provide your students with the best possible learning experience. We’re happy to provide review copies of available cases or a complimentary copy of our study notes — just reach out.

“The Critical Thinking, Analysis and Decision Making Course has come to an end. On behalf of myself and my students, I’d like to thank you for the Competency Map Study Notes. The students found it very helpful and referred to it on a regular basis. Looking forward to using it again next year.”

Eckhard Schumann, Department of Management, University of Toronto

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Frequently Asked Questions

Which Canadian post-secondary institutions have partnered with Densmore?
  • Acadia University
  • Bishop’s University 
  • Cape Breton University 
  • Carleton University 
  • Concordia University 
  • Edwards School of Business 
  • HEC Montreal 
  • Ivey Business School 
  • Kwantlen Polytechnic University 
  • Lakehead University 
  • Laurentian University 
  • McMaster University 
  • Ontario Tech University
  • Queen’s University 
  • Saint Mary’s University 
  • Schulich School of Business 
  • Toronto Metropolitan University 
  • University of Ottawa 
  • Université du Québec à Chicoutimi 
  • University of Alberta 
  • University of Calgary 
  • University of Guelph 
  • University of Quebec at Rimouski 
  • University of Regina 
  • University of Saskatchewan 
  • University of Sherbrooke 
  • University of Toronto 
  • University of Windsor 
  • Western University 
  • Wilfrid Laurier University 
  • York University
Are Densmore materials available in French?

Our Competency Map Study Notes are available in French.

Some of our cases, including many of the CFE Day 2 and 3 cases, are available in French. To see a full list of available cases, please contact

How much do Densmore cases cost for post-secondary institutions?

Our per-student pricing is as follows:

  • Undergraduate cases – $7.50 + HST/student
  • Exam-only cases – $7.50 + HST/student
  • Core and Elective Module cases – $12.50 + HST/student
  • CFE Day 3 cases – $12.50 + HST/student
  • CFE Day 2 cases – $36.00 + HST/student
  • CFE Day 1 cases – $22.50 + HST/student
How much do the Competency Map Study Notes cost for post-secondary institutions?

Print edition: $199 + tax (two-volume set)

Ebook edition: $145 + tax

Print and ebook package: $259 + tax

Build a foundation for lifelong learning with Densmore

Empower your students to start and advance their CPA career with learning and development courses from Canada’s exam prep leader for over 25 years.