This new global
resource,, provides one-stop access to leading edge articles, good
practice guidance, and tools and techniques for accountants employed in
commerce, industry, the public sector, education, and the not-for-profit

“Our goal it so ensure that CMAs have access to the most up-to-date
information possible to help them perform competently and compete effectively
in the complex global environment in which professional accountants operate,”
says Steve Vieweg, CMA, FCMA, President and Chief Executive Officer of
Certified Management Accountants of Canada. “By providing efficient access to
current research and new and emerging best practices in the profession, the
IFAC KnowledgeNet will enable professional accountants in business around the
world to enhance their ability to contribute to the success of organizations
operating in the global marketplace.”

Users of will find high quality, relevant information on a
wide range of financial and management accounting topics, including strategy,
management, budgeting and planning, corporate governance, risk management, and
professional development. All information has been provided by professional
accounting bodies from around the world, particularly those that focus
specifically on serving the needs of business and management accountants.

Like other search engines, scans Web sites for key terms and
phrases, delivering the results in order of relevance. Unlike other general
search engines, however, focuses specifically on Web sites that
provide information developed for professional accountants in business. Its
search function delivers the most relevant information possible based on an
indexing of documents from the Web sites of CMA Canada and a dozen other IFAC
member bodies.
There is no charge to use, although certain search results
may identify documents or publications available for purchase. can be accessed through CMA Canada’s Web site at under Business Publications.