Students in the CASB program complete a series of educational modules that help students acquire the CA competencies that they will use in their careers. Modules 1 through 5 are delivered as a case study, following Vision Windows, an organization that grows from being an owner-managed company to an international one whose owners consider listing it on a stock exchange. UFE Prep (Module 6) is designed to prepare students for the national Uniform Evaluation (UFE).
Each of modules 1 through 5 is eight weeks long, and consists of weekly tasks that students complete from the perspective of different people who are involved with Vision Windows, a three-day weekend classroom session, and at the end of the eight weeks, a one-day evaluation.
Module 6 consists of extensive online resources, a two-week classroom session in late July and early August, and a simulated UFE.
One-to-two weeks following the end-of-module evaluation, according to the schedule of key dates, the results are released. We deliver case feedback forms, academic histories, and transcripts via Candidate/CATO Portal for students and CA Training Offices.
Schedule and deadlines
We publish the module schedule and deadlines at least one year in advance. The registration period for Session 1 (Spring 2011) is January 24, 2011 to March 7, 2011.
What students learn
Each module is structured so that students learn specific competencies. These competencies translate into the ability to complete real-world tasks upon the completion of each module. To understand the types of assignments CASB students are able to complete, please refer to the practical application checklists.