QuickBooks Online (QBO) is a cloud-based accounting software program. Students will learn the difference between QuickBooks Pro and QBO before utilizing program features. Students will explore and apply key features, including: tracking and communicating customers, invoicing, supplier management, profitability analysis, payroll, HST management and reporting. Additionally, students will explore 3rd party application integration. Prerequiste: Knowledge of basic accounting and Windows Textbook Required
This course introduces the student to how accounting information is used by, and meets the needs of both internal and external users through effective and efficient communication as well as what accounting information is required by a business concern to reflect clearly the operating results of the enterprise over its operating life. Throughout the course, students will be introduced to generally accepted accounting principles,the interpretation and preparation of financial statements and how this information is recorded in the various business records.Textbook Required.
Software Required: MS Word & MS Excel, Wiley PLUS is a required resource. A direct link to purchase will be available within the course learning platform once the course starts.
In this second of the two introductory accounting courses, students will expand their understanding of accounting principles and concepts while covering specific topics including: capital assets, corporations' shareholders' equity, and bonds payable. Preparation of the Statements of Retained Earnings and Cash flows will also be covered. Finally, the students will expand their understanding of the role of financial statement users by studying financial statement analysis. Prerequisite: Accounting Basics 1 or equivalent Textbook Required.
Software Required: MS Word & MS Excel, Wiley PLUS is a required resource in the course. A direct link to purchase will be available within the course learning platform once the course starts.
This course introduces students to a multi-module accounting software program designed for small to medium-size businesses. Students will use the software and their knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) to create and maintain accounting records, including period end procedures and the creation of financial statements for sole proprietorships. Note: This course uses Sage 50 Prerequisite: Accounting Basics 1 or equivalent. Textbook Required.
Software Required: Sage 50 Accounting 2021. Students will be instructed in the first week of the course on how to install a free student version of the software (obtained through purchase of correct textbook).
System Requirements: Processor operating at 1.0 GHz or higher (2.0 GHz recommended), 4GB of RAM (6 GB recommended), 2 GB hard disk space (additional 1GB needed for installation), Latest version of Internet Explorer, Microsoft® supported version of Windows 7, Windows 8.1, or Windows 10 (with the latest updates from Microsoft), CD-ROM drive
This course will familiarize students with the digital world by exploring the hardware and software of their computer system. Students will learn to use the most common functions of the Windows operating system including File Explorer for file management, utility programs, various web browsers for social media while observing and identifying security and privacy concerns and issues. Students will learn to build properly formatted documents using Microsoft Word and spreadsheets including correctly functioning formulas using Microsoft Excel and create commanding presentations with Microsoft PowerPoint while using the cloud to store and access their files. No Textbook Required.
Software Required: Windows, Microsoft Office 2016, 2019 or 365. MAC users will not be supported in this course. Version 2013 no longer supported.
This course covers the following topics: maintaining payroll records; salaried, hourly, commission and contract workers; taxable benefits, statutory and other deductions; preparation of payroll journal entries; preparation of Records of Employment; preparation of T4s and T4 Summary; Workers' Compensation; Employment Standards; and validate the use of Computerized Payroll systems. This course has mandatory chats. No Textbook Required.
This is an introductory course to federal income tax in a Canadian setting. Students will gain an understanding of the underlying objectives and principles of income taxation. Topics include employment income, business income, income from property, investment income and capital gains. Personal tax returns for individuals will be completed both manually and using a tax preparation software program. Prerequisite: Accounting Basics 1 and Accounting Basics 2. Textbook required.
Software Required: Excel. This course is not for MAC users. Please note the tax software used is only available in a Windows PC version at this time.
Students are provided with tools, skills, an understanding of technology, business concepts and issues that surround the emergence of electronic business. Emphasis is on that part of the Internet known as the World Wide Web (WWW), where such tools as browsers are used. In addition to acquiring basic skills for navigating the Internet, students develop an understanding of the current practices and opportunities in electronic publishing, electronic shopping, electronic distribution and electronic collaboration. Students also explore several of the problems surrounding electronic business and commerce, such as security, authentication, privacy, encryption, safeguarding of intellectual property rights, acceptable use policies and legal liabilities. This course has mandatory chats. Prerequisite: Business Computer Applications No textbook required.
This course will cover the following topics: history of human resources management, economic and societal changes, job analysis and design, and human resource planning. As well, recruitment and selection, government and legal challenges, orientation and training, and financial incentives. Also, employee benefits and services, employee relations and practices, management development, career planning, work options, motivation, and performance appraisal and the Union-Management framework. NOTE: This course has mandatory group work. Textbook required.
Marketing 1 is the first course of a two course Introduction to Marketing designed to provide students with a sound grounding in the field of marketing. Emphasis is placed on the formulation of integrated marketing strategies that play a role in achieving organizational objectives. The course is divided into four segments: marketing process and marketing environments; marketing planning and information collection processes; buyer behaviour and targeting strategies; and marketing mix (two components of the mix are discussed: product and price). Prerequisite: A pass standing in grade 12 English at the general level, or equivalent. No Textbook Required.
Software required: MS Word.
This course introduces managerial accounting concepts and terminology including the elements of a job costing system, the application of cost-volume-profit analysis, and the application of job order costing, process costing, and activity-based costing. Prerequisite: Accounting Basics 1. Textbook Required.
This will course provide the student with more advanced and related skills in constructing spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel, developing presentations using Microsoft PowerPoint and creating, maintaining and publishing a database using Microsoft Access. Students completing this course will have a well rounded knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite. Prerequisite: Computers 1 - Introduction to or equivalent. Familiarity with Windows Operating System, XP or higher as well as file management concepts. No textbook required. Software Required: MS Office 2013 or 2016 Excel/PowerPoint/Access. Short monthly subscriptions to Office 365 are available at an additional cost (relatively small cost) if Access is not included in the version of Office the student is using. MAC users NOT supported in course.