FULL-TIME | WINNIPEG LOCATIONS APACF-CT Applied Accounting

Courses and Descriptions

Courses and Descriptions

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ACCT-1071Accounting Fundamentals
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In this course, the student will be introduced to fundamental accounting principles, concepts and techniques. This course will focus on double-entry bookkeeping and the preparation of financial statements focusing on sole proprietorship. Period end processes, such as adjusting accounts and the closing process are also discussed. The result is a complete presentation of the accounting cycle for service and merchandise businesses. Throughout the course, interpreting financial statements from a non-accounting manager perspective will be included.


ACCT-1074Managerial Accounting
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This course will introduce cost terms and concepts and show their impact on profitability and decision-making. Topics covered include job-order costing, process costing both weighted average and FIFO (first-in, first-out), and activity based costing. The budget process, its implementation, and the usefulness of standard costing and variance analysis will be discussed. Also reviewed are common performance measures, cost-volume-profit analysis, and the concept of relevancy in making common decisions.

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ACCT-1076Payroll and Benefits
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This course will introduce students to federal and provincial employment standards, the calculation of gross earnings, statutory and non-statutory deductions from earnings, taxable benefits, the calculation of net pay, and the remittance of payroll taxes. The calculation of pensionable earnings for Canada Pension Plan and insurable earnings for Employment Insurance will be included. The calculation of payroll taxes and premiums for employment related expenses in various jurisdictions in Canada will be covered. The course will conclude with discussions of year-end payroll reporting requirements and the steps required to document the termination of employees.

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ACCT-2071Financial Accounting
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This course builds on the knowledge the student developed in the Accounting Fundamentals course. It begins with a detailed view of adjusting and closing entries followed by an examination of inventory costing methods and control procedures for cash, including: petty cash, bank reconciliations, accounts receivable, short-term notes receivable, capital assets and payroll. Accounting for partnerships along with an introduction to corporation accounting covering the issue and retirement of shares and dividends will also be examined in this course. Other topics covered include accounting for bonds and the statement of cash flows.

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ACCT-3072Accounting Applications
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This course will build upon accounting principles, concepts, and processes introduced in Financial Accounting. In this applied course, students will enter transactions, prepare journal entries and adjustments, and prepare financial statements for a variety of accounting transactions using accounting software. Students will also learn basic automated accounting setup. Knowledge gained in this course is transferable to all computerized accounting solutions.

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ADMN-1010Introduction to Canadian Business
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In this course, the student will learn about all aspects of the supply chain including the various roles within the supply chain, the modes of transport and the equipment types associated with each mode, and the service requirements that should be considered when working within the supply chain. In addition, the student will be introduced to industry specific-terminology, discuss different policies and procedures, and learn to interpret a variety of documents including, but not limited to, bills of lading. The student will also explore systems thinking as an approach to problem-solving in the context of the supply chain.

COMM-1173Communication Strategies
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Everyone communicates, but are they doing it well? Communicative competence takes practice and self-awareness. By developing their communication skills, the student will improve their interpersonal ability, intercultural competence, and digital fluency to prepare the student for success in the workplace. In Communication Strategies, the student will learn through discovery and project-based activities to practice approaching situations critically and collaboratively. The strategies the student will gain in this course will be useful throughout their program and in their chosen industry.

COMM-2055Client Relationships
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This course further develops the student's communication skills as they apply to the world of business. The student will learn to select appropriate modes of communication and practice with applying different types of messages in managing client relationships. The significance of teamwork in business through participation in group work and scenarios such as mock meetings will be examined. The student will also practice and develop client interview skills applicable in all areas of business to support internal and external customer service, problem solving, needs assessment and sales. Various technologies will be explored including the application of Customer Relationship Management (CRM). The student will also submit a series of documents used in business communication.

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COMM-2174Communication for Business
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This course focuses on communication requirements in the business sector, and will help students to build on the skills they practiced in Communication Strategies. In this sector-level course, students will collaborate with their peers to manage, analyze, and communicate information to differing audiences in a variety of formats. This collaboration will involve practicing active listening, negotiation, and persuasion strategies in a business context.

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COMP-1255Business Applications
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This course is offered in blended format featuring online content with in class workshops on current topics in computing. This as a hands-on course where the student will develop skills in the use of Windows, Word, and PowerPoint, advanced skills in Excel, exposure to relational databases and Enterprise resource planning (ERP). A final project integrates these applications.

MATH-1078Business Mathematics
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This foundational course demonstrates the importance of mathematics in today’s business environment. Through a modular design, the student will explore the terminology, characteristics, and calculations of business measures as they relate to general business skills, accounting, human resource management, logistics, marketing, and financial services

PDEV-1055Professional Development 1
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Learn and practice skills, attitudes and behaviours to succeed in a diverse professional environment. Students will reflect on past and current experiences to gain confidence in their abilities and build better professional relationships. Through a series of interactive workshops, discussions and role playing, students will compare differences in behaviours and ethics in various business environments.

PDEV-2055Professional Development 2
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Learn and apply traditional and innovative job-search techniques and resume writing skills required to gain employment in today’s competitive marketplace. Students will also gain knowledge about their chosen career path by developing networking and business etiquette skills.  Through a series of interactive workshops, discussion and role playing, students will improve their interpersonal skills, intercultural awareness and personal brand. 

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