BUSMP-CT Business, Accounting & Management

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Overview

  • Certificate Program
  • Delivered at four Campuses:
    • Interlake Campus, Selkirk
    • Portage Campus, Portage la Prairie
    • Steinbach Campus, Steinbach
    • Winkler Campus, Winkler

Description
This comprehensive program develops skills in core areas of business and provides you with up-to-date training in computers, accounting, business writing and human resource management. After completion of all required course work, you will finish your program with a three-week work placement with a local employer, where you will gain valuable hands-on experience in a business environment.  On completion of the program, you will be ready for employment in a business/accounting environment.

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 19 years of age or older 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.

 

 


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Course Dates and Fees

2019 Fall Term
HUMR-1007 Payroll and Taxable Benefitsmore info
Location: Steinbach
DatesClass DaysTimeInstructorSectionCostActions
Oct 22, 19 - Dec 05, 19Tu Th10:45AM - 12:45PMT. Banman191294$417
W8:30AM - 10:30AM
Location: Steinbach
Dates
Oct 22, 19 - Dec 05, 19
Class days
Tu Th
Time
10:45AM - 12:45PM
Instructor
T. Banman
Section
191294
Cost
$417
Dates
Oct 22, 19 - Dec 05, 19
Class days
W
Time
8:30AM - 10:30AM
Instructor
T. Banman
Section
191294
Cost
$417
ACCT-1014 QuickBooksmore info
Location: Steinbach
DatesClass DaysTimeInstructorSectionCostActions
Oct 22, 19 - Dec 12, 19Tu Th1:30PM - 3:30PMR. Bone Ritchot191320$267
Location: Steinbach
Dates
Oct 22, 19 - Dec 12, 19
Class days
Tu Th
Time
1:30PM - 3:30PM
Instructor
R. Bone Ritchot
Section
191320
Cost
$267

2020 Winter Term
COMM-1023 Basic Business Communicationsmore info
Location: Portage La Prairie Campus
DatesClass DaysTimeInstructorSectionCostActions
Jan 20, 20 - Apr 27, 20M6:30PM - 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 20, 20 - Apr 27, 20
Class days
M
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
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
ACCT-1971 Financial Accounting 1more info
Location: Portage La Prairie Campus
DatesClass DaysTimeInstructorSectionCostActions
Jan 08, 20 - Jul 08, 20W6:30PM - 9:30PMTBA198263$875
Location: Winkler Campus
DatesClass DaysTimeInstructorSectionCostActions
Jan 06, 20 - Jun 08, 20M6:00PM - 10:00PMTBA192938$659
Location: Portage La Prairie Campus
Dates
Jan 08, 20 - Jul 08, 20
Class days
W
Time
6:30PM - 9:30PM
Instructor
TBA
Section
198263
Cost
$875
Location: Winkler Campus
Dates
Jan 06, 20 - Jun 08, 20
Class days
M
Time
6:00PM - 10:00PM
Instructor
TBA
Section
192938
Cost
$659
MRKT-1002 Marketingmore info
Location: Steinbach
DatesClass DaysTimeInstructorSectionCostActions
Jan 07, 20 - Apr 30, 20Tu Th1:30PM - 3:30PMM. Desrosiers196971$547
Location: Steinbach
Dates
Jan 07, 20 - Apr 30, 20
Class days
Tu Th
Time
1:30PM - 3:30PM
Instructor
M. Desrosiers
Section
196971
Cost
$547
BUSA-1082 Office Professionalismmore info
Location: Steinbach
DatesClass DaysTimeInstructorSectionCostActions
Jan 07, 20 - Feb 27, 20Tu Th1:30PM - 4:00PMT. Banman197052$417
Location: Steinbach
Dates
Jan 07, 20 - Feb 27, 20
Class days
Tu Th
Time
1:30PM - 4:00PM
Instructor
T. Banman
Section
197052
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
COMM-1016 Report Writingmore info
Location: Steinbach
DatesClass DaysTimeInstructorSectionCostActions
Jan 06, 20 - Feb 28, 20F8:30AM - 10:30AMTBA191321$417
M W9:00AM - 10:30AM
Location: Steinbach
Dates
Jan 06, 20 - Feb 28, 20
Class days
F
Time
8:30AM - 10:30AM
Instructor
TBA
Section
191321
Cost
$417
Dates
Jan 06, 20 - Feb 28, 20
Class days
M W
Time
9:00AM - 10:30AM
Instructor
TBA
Section
191321
Cost
$417
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: Steinbach
DatesClass DaysTimeInstructorSectionCostActions
Jan 07, 20 - Feb 28, 20F1:30PM - 3:30PMT. Provis197127$447
Tu Th10:45AM - 12:45PM
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: 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

2020 Spring Term
SEMR-9115 Managing Changemore info
Location: Portage La Prairie Campus
DatesClass DaysTimeInstructorSectionCostActions
Apr 29, 20 - May 13, 20W6:30PM - 9:15PMTBA198285$145
Location: Portage La Prairie Campus
Dates
Apr 29, 20 - May 13, 20
Class days
W
Time
6:30PM - 9:15PM
Instructor
TBA
Section
198285
Cost
$145

Program Outline

You must successfully complete the following core courses, two workshops and workplace practicum to earn a certificate.

Core Courses:

  • ACCT-1014 QuickBooks
  • ACCT-1088 Simply Accounting
  • ACCT-1971 Financial Accounting 1
  • ADMN-1001 Introduction to Canadian Business
  • BUSA-1082 Office Professionalism
  • COMM-1016 Report Writing
  • COMM-1023 Basic Business Communications
  • COMM-1424 Effective Speaking Skills
  • COMP-1081 Computers - Intro
  • COMP-1237 Excel 2016
  • COMP-1238 Word 2016
  • HUMR-1007 Payroll and Taxable Benefits
  • MATH-1039 Basic Business Mathematics OR MATH-1069 Mathematics
  • MGMT-1080 Human Resource Management
  • MRKT-1002 Marketing
  • PDEV-1985 Team Building/Work Habits for Success
  • PRAC-1048 Workplace Practicum
  • SEMR-09096 Conflict Resolution

Electives:

  • PDEV-1947 Exceptional Customer Service
  • SAFE-1260 Workplace Safety and Health
  • SEMR-9106 Negotiating Skills
  • SEMR-9115 Managing Change


Courses and Descriptions

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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-1049Great Plains Dynamics Accounting-An Intr
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Students will be introduced to the Great Plains Dynamics computerized accounting software.  The General Ledger will be discussed in detail.

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:
ACCT-1971Financial Accounting 1RPL
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This first course in accounting covers the double-entry bookkeeping procedures, adjustments, and production of financial statements pertaining to sole proprietorships. Coverage is also given to special journals, subsidiary ledgers, and control accounts. This results in a complete presentation of the accounting cycle for a service or merchandise business. Later in the course more in depth study of inventory costing methods, control procedures for cash including petty cash, and bank reconciliations is presented.

ADMN-1001Introduction to Canadian Business
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This course is designed to introduce students to the complexities of the Canadian business environment. Exposure to business frameworks, accounting, finance, marketing, management, human resource management and operations management will be provided. Special emphasis is placed on small business; the driver of the economy and creator of most new jobs. The course will include case studies, applications, and analyses of Canadian businesses.

BUSA-1082Office ProfessionalismRPL
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This course focuses on professional role expectations in the workplace.  These skills are considered to be essential requirements for today’s workforce.  Employees need skills training to be adaptable and capable of meeting the challenges of change in today’s economy, advances in technology, and changes in the way that work is organized.  Students are taught presentation, teamwork, communication, goal setting, and other employable skills.  Students will develop knowledge and skills related to interpersonal image, conflict management, confidentiality, accountability, job search, interviews, and interpersonal communication.

COMM-1016Report Writing
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In this course, you will focus on writing clear and effective business communication. Using a variety of report formats, you will learn the basic steps of report writing, including planning your approach, organizing information, writing the first draft, revising for clarity, and documenting sources. You also learn how to use supplementary visual aids to enhance your written report.

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.

COMM-1424Effective Speaking Skills
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Hold your audience's attention while you speak; whether it is one-on-one with peers or clients, or in a group setting. This interactive workshop (including role-playing and public speaking exercises) will enable you to get your point across clearly and enthusiastically in a variety of situations, enabling you to create a professional and effective business image.

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)

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.

MATH-1069Basic Mathematics
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Review basic arithmetic and algebra expressions, including but not limited to order of operations, application ratio, proportion, and percent to business problems, such as commissions and fees. Become familiar with calculating taxes, simple interest, discounts and converting partial hours into minutes to calculate cost to clients.

MGMT-1003Assertiveness Training
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Learn the value of assertiveness as a direct, honest and concise method of communication. Employers, managers, supervisors, employees, co-workers and the self-employed can benefit from using assertiveness to promote the protection of personal rights. Identify, discuss and practice methods of expressing your point of view while listening effectively. Discover your ability to assert yourself in difficult daily encounters.

MGMT-1080Human Resource Management (40 hrs)RPL
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Discover the importance of Human Resources Management (HRM) to individuals, organizations, and society. Learn more about this integrated, goal orientated set of management functions, which are carried out in the context of multiple environments (competitive, social, legal and organizational).

MRKT-1002Marketing
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The course is designed to provide students with a current and relevant strategic approach to the principles of marketing. Terms such as target markets, marketing mixes, and strategic planning will be uncovered through lectures, activities, cases, and assignments with a student-centered approach focusing on how to connect with the customer in today's digital and global world.

PDEV-1947Exceptional Customer Service
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Attracting customers and keeping them: these are the goals of quality customer service. This workshop looks at who your customers are, what their needs are and how your business can satisfy those needs. Topics covered include internal and external customers/clients, top customer turn-offs, customer/clients with special needs and customers with problems.

PDEV-1985Team Building/Work Habits for Success
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Analyze yourself and others in order to see what each individual brings to the team, and discover why there is no “I” in “Team”. Re-energize the team, and make yours a winning team! Topics include how teams work, building a team attitude among your employees and learning how to deal with internal conflict to achieve “win-win” results.

 

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.

 

SAFE-1260Workplace Safety and Health
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This workshop will provide a basic introduction to workplace health and safety regulations. Discover the rights and responsibilities of employees and the responsibilities of employers and supervisors in complying with safety and health legislation. Learn to identify unsafe working practices and places and how to promote safety in your organization.

SEMR-9096Conflict Resolution
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We can expect to face conflict situations whenever we spend time with others; conflict gets resolved whether the situation is to our liking or not. This conflict resolution workshop addresses the interpersonal scope for such activity so that you can resolve your conflicts with others in a stable and safe environment, while still maintaining your own dignity. Topics include: safety procedures, how to maintain control of a situation, defusing techniques, how to listen and ask questions, mediation, and how to come to an eventual agreement.

SEMR-9106Negotiating Skills
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Explore the principles and practice of skilled negotiations. Learn to assess various negotiation situations and apply principles to arrive at an acceptable solution. Note: you will learn through a combination of lectures, discussion and group exercises.

SEMR-9115Managing Change
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Begin to understand the change management process, how to assess an organization’s readiness to implement change, and build the commitment to change. In this workshop, work through strategies to “make change stick”, cover create and implement change strategies, and learn to assess and evaluate the success of change strategies through lessons from the field.

CO-OP/Practicum Information

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

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

You must complete your part-time program within eight years from the start of the first course in the program, unless otherwise stated in the program outline.You will not be granted more than 75% of your credit requirements for graduation through transfer of credit.

When you have successfully completed all the required courses in this program, be sure to apply for your certificate. For complete details and forms, see http://www.rrc.mb.ca/index.php?pid=2496

Questions about graduation? Please call 204-694-1789 or 1-866-242-7073 for assistance.

Graduation with Honours
If you obtain a grade point average (GPA) of 3.8 or better for the program, you will graduate with honours. If you fail any course in the program, you will not be eligible for this 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

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