Program Outline

You must successfully complete a minimum of six courses, with a minimum of 240 hours, to earn a certificate. In some cases this will require completing more than six courses.

Core Courses

  • Bookkeeping and Accounting for a Small Business - C/D
  • Starting a Small Business - C

Electives (Choose four):

  • Assertiveness Training -
  • Basic Business Communications - or Business Communication 1 - C/D 
  • Business Law - C/D  
  • Customer Service - 
  • Computers - Introduction - C/D 
  • Human Resource Management - C/D 
  • Integrated Marketing Communications - C
  • Marketing - C/D
  • Professional Sales Techniques -
  • Simply Accounting (PC) - C
  • Small Business Plans - C

As you progress through the program, make sure you obtain a new program outline every September. This will keep you updated on any changes that may apply to you.


  • C/D - Classroom or Distance Delivery
  • C - Classroom Delivery
  • D - Distance Delivery

Transfer of Credits
For transfers between RRC programs or external transfers of credits to RRC programs, see Policy A14

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