FULL-TIME | WINNIPEG LOCATIONS BUACF-PG Business Accountancy CE

Courses and Descriptions

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-1071Accounting FundamentalsRPL
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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-1079Tax Fundamentals
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In this course, the student will develop a basic understanding of the structure and concepts of the Canadian income tax system and its administration for individuals and corporations. The student will learn how income and tax are calculated for individuals, corporations, and will be introduced to planning principles for tax strategies. The student will apply their knowledge by performing calculations to solve practical problems and case analyses. This course provides the student with a practical knowledge base in accounting and the financial services.

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ACCT-2071Financial AccountingRPL
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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 accounts receivable, short-term notes receivable, capital assets and current liabilities. Accounting for partnerships along with an introduction to corporation accounting covering the issuance of shares and dividends will also be examined in this course. Other topics covered include accounting for non-current liabilities and the statement of cash flows.

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ACCT-3070Intermediate Accounting 1
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This course moves beyond the fundamental accounting processes of the introductory courses. The student will learn about measurement, valuation and the presentation of all balance sheet elements. The importance of user objectives in financial reporting and a professional’s responsibility to society are discussed. The student will learn how to develop comprehensive financial statements for public companies and will participate in broad discussions on International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and Accounting Standards for Private Enterprise (ASPE). The remainder of the course will cover the variety of accounting policy choices that are available to measure and value assets and the criteria used to make those choices. Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to properly measure and value balance sheet elements using appropriate standards, recognize situations where choices between accounting policies exist, evaluate the choices, and prepare recommendations. The student will also learn to develop professional rapport and client service skills.

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Take ACCT-2071, or take both ACCT-1971 and ACCT-2043. Take MATH-2078, or take MATH-1051.
ACCT-4070Intermediate Accounting 2
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In this course, the student will continue to learn about measurement, valuation and presentation of liabilities and shareholders’ equity. In class, we will cover current and long term liabilities, shareholders’ equity, complex debt and equity instruments, leases, income taxes, pensions and accounting changes. We will continue our study of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and introduce financial statement analysis concepts and methods. Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to properly measure and value balance sheet elements using appropriate generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). This course may be used as a transfer credit into other educational institution programs or towards a program of professional studies (e.g. CPA) provided a satisfactory level of achievement is obtained. The student will also learn persuasiveness, negotiation skills, and client service skills to connect with a broad client base and manage their professional reputation.


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ACCT-4071Cost Accounting
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This course will introduce the student to various cost terms and concepts. Job-order and process costing (e.g. weighted average method) will be covered. The student will perform Cost-Volume-Profit analyses and breakeven calculations as well as a comparison between variable costing and absorption costing methods. Activity-based costing and budgeting will also be explored in class. Other topics that will be covered in this course include standard costs, flexible budgets and analysis, decentralization, and relevant costs for managerial decision-making.

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Take ACCT-2071, or take both ACCT-1971 and ACCT-2043.
ADMN-2053Business Law
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In this course the student will develop an understanding of the legal rights and responsibilities attached to a wide range of activities necessary to conduct business and commerce. The goal of this course is to teach the legal aspects and consequences of various business endeavours and to introduce the following areas of law: contract, tort, property, and case analysis using legal writing.

BUSA-1167College Success Strategies
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This course offers tools that will help students to navigate the changes that come with moving on to a new school.  Students will learn how to define and set achievable goals, using time wisely as well as establish and nurture relationships with instructors and peers, allowing them to respond to stress and balance studies, jobs, friends and families.  Students will have a greater opportunity for academic success as they develop effective study habits, note taking strategies, and test-taking skills.  They will achieve greater confidence as they enhance academic integrity and learn creative ways to solve problems.. 

BUSA-1168Intercultural Competence
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This course covers concepts, theories, and frameworks fundamental to building mutual respect between people across cultures. The course demonstrates how students can help build stronger teams and communities that benefit from the power of understanding diverse worldviews, attitudes, and contributions. It highlights the skills and attributes students need so they can collaborate effectively in a multicultural context. While honoring their knowledge and experiences, this course provides a venue for exploring creative ways of bridging a student’s perspective with that of others who have backgrounds different from their own. Students will develop skills for communicating and working within a diverse setting. 

BUSA-1169Effective Writing & Speaking for Business
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Having effective communication skills is key to a student’s success in this fast-paced and globally connected world. This course provides guidance for writing common types of business text including informational and analytical reports, workplace emails, letters, memos, and short essays. Students will also learn guidelines for properly documenting sources of information they obtain from their research. During the coursework, students will also get a closer look at the processes involved in interpreting authentic reading materials such as case studies, course textbooks, and articles from journals, news, and websites. Students will polish their ability to learn through reading and researching. 

COMM-1162Communicating for Results
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This course is designed to prepare students with the skills needed for their academic program. Students will learn how to write in a Canadian academic setting, increase self-awareness to maximize learning, understand how to work with integrity, and read and research critically. Students will have opportunities to apply these strategies and reflect on their progress as learners.

COMM-1173Communication StrategiesRPL
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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-2172Communication for the WorkplaceRPL
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This course reinforces the communication strategies practiced in COMM-1173 to provide students with the communication skills needed to apply for, stay in, and progress in the world of work. Students will further develop their interpersonal skills and digital fluency by seeking college, industry and community supports. Additionally, they will apply speaking, writing, and collaboration strategies to getting the job, adjusting to the job, and developing long-term career goals. Communication for the Workplace is a creative and active learning opportunity to set students apart in today’s competitive job market.

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COMM-2174Communication for Business
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Do you trust your own judgement? Can you make decisions confidently, give feedback constructively, and handle disagreements professionally? Your ability to successfully work in the business sector requires strong communicative competence.

In this Communication for Business course, the student will continue to develop their communicative competence by collaborating with their peers to manage and present information in oral and written form, demonstrate active listening, and practice negotiation/persuasion strategies in a business context (marketing, sales, and customer service).

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COMM-3175Communication for Global MGMT and Leadership
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Welcome to Communication for Global MGMT and Leadership. Human skills such as intercultural competence, collaboration, and negotiation are essential for working in any business environment. In this course, students will continue to practice advanced communication skills expected in today’s leadership and management positions in a variety of business settings (public/private, domestic/international). This course will give the business professional practical communication skills and strategies for administrative, accounting, leadership and management roles in the global business environment.

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FNCE-2005Taxation 2
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This is a continuation of Tax Fundamentals. It will expand on the material covered in Tax Fundamentals as it pertains to individuals as well as examining the taxation of corporations. This course will include advanced individual taxation topics as well as the calculation of taxable income, calculation of corporate tax and the completion of corporation income tax returns.

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FNCE-2006Auditing
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This course will include an introduction to auditing, its objectives and reports, the types of evidence and documentations required, the study of internal control, and audit sampling. The processes of the audit of revenue and collections and acquisitions and expenditures will be covered. These skills will be acquired through participation in a combination of classroom instruction, independent learning and an audit simulation project.

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FNCE-2007Finance
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The course will cover the role of finance and its implication for risk, income and control, credit conditions and a firm’s state of liquidity. The course also includes sources of capital and corporate borrowing, cost of capital theory and optimal capital structure, and the capital budget decision-making.

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MATH-1079Critical Thinking for Results
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Being able to think critically and to solve problems with creativity and resourcefulness are two key skills that employers want you to have. This course will give you exposure to some proven problem- solving techniques, along with opportunities to practice thinking critically and solving problems. You will work individually and in groups to explore real-world issues; you will report to the instructor and to your classmates on your findings in both written and oral formats. 

MATH-1084Stastistics
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MATH-2084Data Analytics
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Practice of understanding, identifying and appropriately using data to make business decisions. Firms that Combine data analytics with business acumen will have a clear competitive advantage. Students will learn the foundation of data analytics and be introduced to methods to collect relevant data and turn it into valuable information to make business decisions quickly and effectively based on strong analysis and predictability. 

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PRAC-1063Practicum/WIL
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The student will complete a minimum sixteen-week work experience, either paid or unpaid. While the college will help students find work placements, it is each student’s responsibility to find a position. The college approved placement must be related to the specialty courses of the program. Students will prepare an assignment related to the placement, and final evaluation will be assessed by the work placement supervisor and the college. 

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PROJ-1030Project Management FundamentalsRPL
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Study the fundamental aspects and principles of project management including life cycle, integration, planning, organization and communication. Learn about work breakdown structures, diagramming, cost management and resource allocation. Examine today’s issues affecting project management including risk management, quality, conflict, and team building.

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