BOOSP-CT Bookkeeping & Small Business Office

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Overview

  • Interlake Campus, Selkirk
  • Peguis-Fisher River Campus, Peguis
  • Steinbach Campus, Steinbach
  • Winkler Campus, Winkler

Description

This Bookkeeping and Small Business Office Certificate program is designed to meet the office needs of small businesses.  This program will enable you to carry out the receptionist, secretarial, bookkeeping and payroll functions normally found in small businesses.  As a graduate you will also be qualified for entry-level positions in larger businesses and the different levels of government. 

 

 

Admission Requirements

Regular  Admission Requirements
To apply under the regular admission requirements, you must have your Manitoba Grade 12.
 
Special Admission Requirements
If you are at least 19 years of age on or before September 30 in your year of registration, have been out of high school for a minimum of one year, and you do not meet the regular admission requirements, you may apply under the special admission requirements.  

Program Outline

You must successfully complete the following courses and workplace practicum.

• ACCT-1007 Bookkeeping & Accounting for Small Business
• ACCT-1088 Simply Accounting
• BUSA-1019 Office Procedures
• COMM-1023 Basic Business Communications
• COMP-1081 Computers-Intro
• COMP-1237 Excel 2016
• COMP-1238 Word 2016
• HUMR-1007 Payroll and Taxable Benefits
• MATH-1039 Basic Business Mathematics
• PRAC-1048 Workplace Practicum

Courses and Descriptions

(Click the course name to view the description of the course)
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
In addition to Transfer of Credit from a recognized post secondary institution, other RPL processes are available for RPL courses. Click here for more information. For courses with no RPL, please check www.rrc.ca/rpl for additional contact information.
ACCT-1007Bookkeeping & Accounting for Small Business
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Learn about the practical aspects of bookkeeping and accounting. Topics include basic internal control procedures, the recording process, ledgers and trial balances, financial statements and closing entries, cash and how to control it, accounts receivable, inventory, and salaries.

ACCT-1014QuickBooks
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This course is designed for new users or users with limited experience.  Topics covered will include:  setting up a new company file, working with bank and credit card accounts, creating invoices, receiving payments, entering and paying bills, recording inventory, setting up petty cash, tracking profit and expenses, customizing invoices and reports, running reports, accounting for NSF cheques, setting up payroll, condensing company files, integrating MS Word and Excel, setting up multiple users and security, and more. Please bring a flash drive to class. Recommended:  Computers – Intro or a good working knowledge of computers.

 

ACCT-1088Simply Accounting (PC)
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By using Sage 50 software, you will develop an understanding on how to enter business transactions into the general ledger, prepare and adjust entries, and print out financial statements. Sage 50 is used for accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, and inventory.

Prerequisites:
BUSA-1019Office Procedures
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Learn how to competently answer the phone and greet guests, handle difficult callers, dress professionally and use various office machines such as the fax, photocopier and postage meter.

COMM-1023Basic Business CommunicationsRPL
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Develop the basic principles of business writing and discuss topics such as: standard business formats, the ability to write clear, readable letters and memos.  It also reviews correct grammar and usage and how to improve effectiveness as a speaker.

COMP-1081Computers - IntroRPL
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Increase your knowledge of computer fundamentals using a current Windows operating system. Content includes an introduction to the Internet and common Microsoft Applications including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

If you are taking courses by distance delivery, you must have access to a computer with the appropriate Microsoft Office software and Microsoft Windows 7, 8 or 10.

COMP-1237Excel 2016
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Become familiar with spreadsheet concepts, use basic features, obtain skills for further training and be able to use Excel 2016 in the workplace environment. Topics covered include using worksheets to make decisions, planning, building, testing and documenting worksheets, formatting and printing, functions, formulas and absolute references, charts and graphing, solving complex problems, and working with multiple worksheets and workbooks.

* This course is recommended for students with a good working knowledge of Microsoft Windows. Students who need to upgrade their computer skills prior to taking this class should take Computers - Intro (COMP-1081).

Distance Delivery:
Students must have access to a computer with the appropriate Microsoft Office software.
Required textbook sold separately and can be purchased at the Campus Store.

COMP-1238Word 2016
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Learn the basics of word processing along with some advanced Word 2016 features. Skill areas covered will include: basic word processing, formatting and editing; inserting and customizing pictures and graphics; formatting for multiple page documents; utilizing wizards and templates; adding charts, tables, columns, and mail merging for letters, envelopes and labels.

If you are taking courses by distance delivery, you must have access to a computer with the appropriate Microsoft Office software.

* This class is recommended for students with a good working knowledge of Microsoft Windows. Students who need to upgrade their computer skills prior to taking this class should take Computers - Intro (Comp-1081)

COMP-1904Keyboarding
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Prepare yourself for computer skills classes. Learn the proper techniques to enable you to use your computer more efficiently. This course is recommended for those who cannot type and need the skill to go on to other courses.

 

HUMR-1007Payroll and Taxable Benefits
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Acquire knowledge of payrolls, earnings and deductions, methods of payment, employment standards and termination of employees. Learn about government remittances, allowances, taxable benefits, employer levies and government reporting.

MATH-1039Basic Business MathematicsRPL
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Develop the mathematical skills necessary to handle basic quantitative material found in other courses. Review basic arithmetic and algebraic operations. Study the application ratio, proportion, and percent to business problems, such as commissions and fees, taxes, and income statement analysis. Become familiar with handling financial mathematics topics like simple interest and discount, bank discounts, equivalent payment and negotiable instruments. Emphasis will be on main concepts rather than arithmetic.

PRAC-1048Workplace Practicum
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Upon completion of classroom work, students will be placed with a host organization for three weeks of on-the-job training.  This will familiarize students with the routines of a business office.

 


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Course Dates and Fees

2020 Winter Term
COMM-1023 Basic Business Communicationsmore info
Location: Portage La Prairie Campus
DatesClass DaysTimeInstructorSectionCostActions
Jan 23, 20 - Apr 16, 20Th6:30PM - 9:30PMTBA198261$380
Location: Steinbach
DatesClass DaysTimeInstructorSectionCostActions
Jan 08, 20 - Mar 13, 20W F8:30AM - 10:30AMM. Desrosiers197055$417
Location: Winkler Campus
DatesClass DaysTimeInstructorSectionCostActions
Mar 03, 20 - May 26, 20Tu6:30PM - 9:30PMTBA193079$435
Location: Portage La Prairie Campus
Dates
Jan 23, 20 - Apr 16, 20
Class days
Th
Time
6:30PM - 9:30PM
Instructor
TBA
Section
198261
Cost
$380
Location: Steinbach
Dates
Jan 08, 20 - Mar 13, 20
Class days
W F
Time
8:30AM - 10:30AM
Instructor
M. Desrosiers
Section
197055
Cost
$417
Location: Winkler Campus
Dates
Mar 03, 20 - May 26, 20
Class days
Tu
Time
6:30PM - 9:30PM
Instructor
TBA
Section
193079
Cost
$435
ACCT-1007 Bookkeeping & Accounting for Small Businessmore info
Location: Steinbach
DatesClass DaysTimeInstructorSectionCostActions
Mar 18, 20 - Jun 17, 20W6:00PM - 9:30PMC. Kehler198779$447
Location: Steinbach
Dates
Mar 18, 20 - Jun 17, 20
Class days
W
Time
6:00PM - 9:30PM
Instructor
C. Kehler
Section
198779
Cost
$447
COMP-1237 Excel 2016more info
Location: Steinbach
DatesClass DaysTimeInstructorSectionCostActions
Jan 06, 20 - Feb 28, 20M W F10:45AM - 12:30PMT. Provis197124$417
Location: Steinbach
Dates
Jan 06, 20 - Feb 28, 20
Class days
M W F
Time
10:45AM - 12:30PM
Instructor
T. Provis
Section
197124
Cost
$417
HUMR-1007 Payroll and Taxable Benefitsmore info
Location: Portage La Prairie Campus
DatesClass DaysTimeInstructorSectionCostActions
Jan 07, 20 - Mar 31, 20Tu6:30PM - 9:30PMTBA198262$380
Location: Portage La Prairie Campus
Dates
Jan 07, 20 - Mar 31, 20
Class days
Tu
Time
6:30PM - 9:30PM
Instructor
TBA
Section
198262
Cost
$380
ACCT-1088 Simply Accounting (PC)more info
Location: Portage La Prairie Campus
DatesClass DaysTimeInstructorSectionCostActions
Feb 24, 20 - Jun 22, 20M6:30PM - 9:30PMTBA198278$485
Location: Selkirk
DatesClass DaysTimeInstructorSectionCostActions
Jan 23, 20 - Feb 20, 20Tu Th9:00AM - 4:00PMTBA198521$659
Location: Steinbach
DatesClass DaysTimeInstructorSectionCostActions
Jan 07, 20 - Feb 28, 20F1:30PM - 3:30PMT. Provis197127$447
Tu Th10:45AM - 12:45PM
Mar 23, 20 - May 15, 20M W F10:45AM - 1:00PMB. Hiebert198406$447
Location: Portage La Prairie Campus
Dates
Feb 24, 20 - Jun 22, 20
Class days
M
Time
6:30PM - 9:30PM
Instructor
TBA
Section
198278
Cost
$485
Location: Selkirk
Dates
Jan 23, 20 - Feb 20, 20
Class days
Tu Th
Time
9:00AM - 4:00PM
Instructor
TBA
Section
198521
Cost
$659
Location: Steinbach
Dates
Jan 07, 20 - Feb 28, 20
Class days
F
Time
1:30PM - 3:30PM
Instructor
T. Provis
Section
197127
Cost
$447
Dates
Jan 07, 20 - Feb 28, 20
Class days
Tu Th
Time
10:45AM - 12:45PM
Instructor
T. Provis
Section
197127
Cost
$447
Dates
Mar 23, 20 - May 15, 20
Class days
M W F
Time
10:45AM - 1:00PM
Instructor
B. Hiebert
Section
198406
Cost
$447

CO-OP/Practicum Information

You are eligible for practicum after successfully completing all theory courses.

Objectives/Learning Outcomes

  1. To provide the skills required for employment in the business community.
  2. To provide the knowledge to function personally and professionally within a business environment.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is a process which documents and compares an individual's prior learning gained from prior education, work and life experiences and personal study to the learning outcomes in College courses/programs. For more information, please visit www.rrc.ca/rpl.

Graduate Employment Report

Red River College surveys its graduates on an annual basis to collect data related to the graduates’ employment status, salary, occupation and skill use. In addition, graduates are asked to indicate their level of satisfaction regarding the education they received at Red River College.

Visit www.rrc.ca/numbers/reports/graduate-satisfaction for graduate satisfaction and employment reports.

Graduation Requirements

When you have successfully completed all the required courses in this program, be sure to apply to graduate. Complete details and forms can be found at http://www.rrc.mb.ca/index.php?pid=2496

Questions? Please call 694-1789 or 1-866-242-7073 for assistance.

Part-time programs must be completed within 8 years from the start of the first course in the program unless otherwise stated in the program outline.

Students who obtain a grade point average (GPA) of 3.8 or better will graduate with honours. Students will not be granted more than 75% of credit requirements for graduation through transfer of credit. Students with any course failures within their program of study will not be eligible for the honours designation.

Contact Information

For more information, contact:

Interlake Campus
Box 304
825 Manitoba Avenue
Selkirk, MB  R1A 1T0
Toll-free: 1-866-946-3241
Phone: 204-785-5328
Fax: 204-482-7082
E-mail: interlake@rrc.ca

Peguis-Fisher River Campus
Box 598
Peguis, MB  R0C 3J0
Phone: 204-645-4179
E-mail: peguisfisherrivercampus@rrc.ca

Steinbach Campus
Unit 2-385 Loewen Blvd.
Steinbach, MB  R5G 0B3
Phone: 204-320-2500
Fax: 204-346-0178
E-mail: steinbach@rrc.ca

Winkler Campus
100-561 Main Street
Winkler, MB  R6W 1E8
Phone: 204-325-9672
Fax: 204-325-4947
E-mail: winkler@rrc.ca

How to Register

For information on how to register for courses in this program, follow the link below.

www.rrc.ca/part-time/registration/

Student Evaluation of Program

Every year Red River College surveys students, in all full-time programs, to learn more about their college experience. The questionnaire includes questions about students’ experiences with College programs, facilities, and services offered.

Visit www.rrc.ca/numbers/reports/student-evaluation-of-program for student evaluation of program reports.

College Support Services

Red River College is committed to student success and provides valuable support services to assist in helping students make the most of their time at RRC.

Visit www.rrc.ca/supports for more information.

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