Basic Elements of Bookkeeping Certificate Program

Basic Elements of Bookkeeping Program Matrix
Basic Elements of Bookkeeping Information Sheet

Basic Elements of Bookkeeping Level 1

MSBK 010 F17D01 (Cowichan)

Learn bookkeeping from the ground up. Become trained in journalizing transactions, posting to the various ledgers, creating financial statements and year-end adjustments, and closing the books at year-end. In-class participation is based on practical situations. Valuable if you have a small business, belong to a non-profit group or need to upgrade your job skills. No bookkeeping experience required. Manual included.

6 Sessions: Tuesdays & Thursdays, September 19 – October 5; 6-9pm

 

Basic Elements of Bookkeeping Level 2

MSBK 020 F17D01 (Cowichan)

This course builds on the concepts and skills developed in the popular Bookkeeping Level 1. Continue to record transactions, and expand your skills to include merchandising and manufacturing companies, partnerships and corporations. Sales tax remittances, payroll calculations and remittances, amortization, gain/loss on disposal of capital assets, inventory, interest, some analysis of financial statements and the organization of source documents are topics covered. A comparison of different bookkeeping software packages is presented. Manual included.

6 Sessions: Tuesdays & Thursdays, October 10 – October 26; 6-9pm

 

SAGE 50 Accounting Level 1

CMSA 010 F17D01 (Cowichan)      

Simply Accounting is used by more than 400,000 Canadian businesses. Whether you sell services or products, learn how to manage all your daily accounting needs. Acquire skills in this system’s fully integrated general ledger, inventory, accounts receivable, accounts payable and payroll modules. Generate meaningful reports, analyze your financial data and improve your business strategies! Best used with Windows-based PC.  Textbook purchased separately.

Prerequisites: Computer Basics or equivalent, keyboarding skills, plus some experience in bookkeeping.

6 Sessions: Tuesdays & Thursdays, October 31-November 16; 6-9pm

 

SAGE 50 Accounting Level 2

CMSA 020 S18D01 (Cowichan)

Building on the skills acquired in Level 1, this course deals with setting up data files, bank reconciliation, credit card usage, security, budgets, projects and extra inventory features. Also covers additional payroll features and foreign currencies. Textbook purchased separately.

Prerequisites: Simply Accounting Level 1 or equivalent experience.

6 Sessions: Tuesdays & Thursdays, January 9 - January 25; 6-9pm

 

QuickBooks Level 1

CMQM 030 S18D01 (Cowichan)

Learn QuickBooks and the fundamentals of accounting for small business for billing, generating estimates, collections, inventory management and payroll. Record daily transactions, avoid costly interest and payroll penalties, and deal effectively with GST/PST and Canada Revenue Agency. Learn to reduce audit and accounting costs. This course includes hands-on experience, review tests and spreadsheet submissions.  Textbook purchased separately.

Prerequisites: Computer Basics or equivalent, keyboarding skills, plus some experience in bookkeeping.

6 Sessions: Tuesdays & Thursdays, January 30 - February 15; 6-9pm

 

QuickBooks Level 2

CMQM 040 S18D01 (Cowichan)

Building on the skills acquired in Level 1, this course deals with creating new company files, bank reconciliation, credit & debit cards, security, budgets, managing inventory features. Also covers additional payroll features and foreign currencies. Textbook purchased separately.

Prerequisites: QuickBooks Level 1 or equivalent experience.

6 Sessions: Tuesdays & Thursdays, February 20 - March 8; 6-9pm

 

Project Course

Registration opens March 8, 2018.
Please contact the Program Assistant by email at ccscowichan@viu.ca to Register

Cowichan campus course times and dates coming soon.

 

revised July 28, 2017