PART-TIME | WINNIPEG LOCATIONS CANIP-EA Canadian Institute of Bookkeeping

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Overview

  • Available by classroom delivery; some courses available by distance delivery
  • Credit transfer opportunity: Canadian Institute of Bookkeeping (CIB)

Description
Develop the skills required to become a Certified Bookkeeper. You gain in-depth knowledge of bookkeeping practices and the computer applications that support the practice. Many of these courses are credits in several other Red River College certificate programs.

Courses in this program are equivalent courses to help you attain the designation of CB - "Certified Bookkeeper." This is the designation from the Canadian Institute of Bookkeeping (CIB), a national non-profit organization dedicated to preparing individuals for professional positions and advancement in a financial environment. CIB’s objective is to establish professional and ethical standards within the bookkeeping profession.

Red River College offers eight of the nine courses needed for the Canadian Institute of Bookkeeping designation. RRC does not issue certificates or graduate students from the Canadian Institute of Bookkeeping program.

Admission Requirements

Regular Admission Requirements
To apply under the regular admission requirements, you must:

  1. Successful completion of Grade 12 including one credit in each of the following: 
  • Grade 12 English
and
  • Grade 12 Math

You will need basic computer skills and access to a computer to complete the requirements of many of the courses in the program. If you do not have these skills, it is strongly recommended that you complete a basic computer skills course before beginning the program. 

Special Admission Requirements
If you are a mature student (21 years of age or over), have not finished high school, and have two years of practical business experience, you may apply under the special admission requirements.

Program Outline

Canadian Institute of Bookkeeping recommends that students complete the CIB's program within five years of joining CIB. You must obtain a minimum grade of 65%.

Program of Study:

Prerequisite: 

  • Business Computing (COMP-1975) - C/D (If you have a basic computer background, you do not need the prerequisite)

Level 1  

  • Word (COMP-1218) - C/D - Equivalent CIB course: CIB 111 Computer Applications
  • Financial Accounting 1 (ACCT-1971) - C/D - Equivalent CIB course: CIB 112 Bookkeeping I
  • Financial Accounting 2 (ACCT-2043) - C/D - Equivalent CIB course:CIB 113 Bookkeeping II

Level 2  

  • Excel  (COMP-1237 or COMP-1193 or COMP-1183) - C/D - Equivalent CIB course: CIB 221 Computer Applications II
  • Simply Accounting (ACCT-1088) - C/D - Equivalent CIB course: CIB 222 Computerized Bookkeeping I
  • Accounting Software (ACCT-3001) - - Equivalent CIB course: CIB 223 Computerized Bookkeeping II

Level 3  

  • Cost Accounting (ACCT-3004) - - Equivalent CIB course: CIB 331 Cost Management
  • Income Tax (ACCT-1035) - - Equivalent CIB course: CIB 332 Income Tax
  • Payroll & Taxable Benefits (HUMR-1007) - C/D - Equivalent CIB course: CIB 333 Payroll Administration

Legend:

  • C/D - Classroom or Distance Delivery 
  • C - Classroom Delivery
  • D - Distance Delivery
  • *  No longer being offered due to very low enrollment. Students can take courses elsewhere and transfer their credits to CIB for designation.   

Courses and Descriptions

(Click the course name to view the description of the course)
Year 1
Term 1Credit Hours
4
COMP-1193Excel 2013
3
COMP-1237Excel 2016
3
ACCT-1035Income Tax
3
COMP-1218Word 2013
3
COMP-1238Word 2016
3
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-1035Income Tax
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Gain the basic knowledge in the fundamental principles, concepts, and application of Canadian Federal Income Tax legislation.  Focus on the calculation of income for individuals from employment, business, property, other income/deductions; capital gains/losses, capital cost allowance, and computation of taxable income and taxes payable.  This course is a direct credit towards the CIB course (CIB332).

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.

ACCT-2043Financial Accounting 2
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This second course in accounting starts with accounts receivable, short-term notes receivable, and payroll. This is followed by the cost, depreciation, and disposal of capital assets. Then the accounting for partnerships involving income distribution, admission or withdrawal of a partner, and liquidations is covered. An introduction to corporation accounting covering the issue of shares, cash, and share dividends is presented next. Later topics presented are the accounting for bonds, emphasizing the effective interest method for amortizing discounts and premiums, and the cash flow statement. During the course, students will also receive an introduction to Sage 50 software.

Prerequisites:
ACCT-3001Accounting Software
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This course highlights two popular accounting software programs, Sage 300 (formerly Accpac) and Sage 50. Sage 300 is an application designed for use by a medium to large sized company. Sage 50 is an application designed for use by a small to medium sized company. This course familiarizes students with processing common business transactions in each of the programs. The material is presented using practice companies that emphasize major features of the software programs presented.

Prerequisites:
ACCT-3004Cost Accounting
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This course will introduce the student to cost terms and concepts. Job-order and process costing (weighted average method) will be covered. Cost-Volume-Profit analysis and breakeven calculations will be performed as well as a comparison between variable costing and absorption costing methods. Activity-based costing and budgeting will be discussed. Other topics to be covered include standard costs, flexible budgets and analysis, decentralization and other relevant costs for managerial decision-making will be explored.

Prerequisites:
COMP-1193Excel 2013
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Become familiar with spreadsheet concepts, use basic features, obtain skills for further training, and be able to use Excel 2013 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, and solving complex problems. 

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

COMP-1218Word 2013
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Learn the basics of word processing along with some advanced Word 2013 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-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.
Excel 2016 and Excel 2016 Advanced are not suitable for use with Mac computer software
Required textbook sold separately and can be purchased at the Campus Store.

COMP-1238Word 2016
More Information

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-1975Business ComputingRPL
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Business Computing is a hands-on course in which students develop skills in the use of current Microsoft productivity software. Topics include introductory and intermediate skills in Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint as well as the integration of these applications.

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.

Beginning September 1, 2018: students enrolling in Online Education courses will be required to purchase textbooks and materials at participating Campus stores or online. To review booklists and purchase textbooks, please visit bookstore.rrc.ca.

Student booklists will be available approximately 3 weeks prior to scheduled course start dates. Please ensure materials are purchased in advance, to be available for the start date.


Click the "More Info" link beside the course's name to view the description of the course.

Course Dates and Fees

2020 Fall Term - Distance Education
ACCT-3004 Cost Accountingmore info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Nov 01, 20 - Apr 30, 21L. Davidson204852$695
Location: Online
Dates
Nov 01, 20 - Apr 30, 21
Delivery
Instructor
L. Davidson
Section
204852
Cost
$695
COMP-1237 Excel 2016more info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Nov 01, 20 - Jan 31, 21J. Epps205850$535
Dec 01, 20 - Feb 28, 21J. Epps205851$535
Location: Online
Dates
Nov 01, 20 - Jan 31, 21
Delivery
Instructor
J. Epps
Section
205850
Cost
$535
Dates
Dec 01, 20 - Feb 28, 21
Delivery
Instructor
J. Epps
Section
205851
Cost
$535
ACCT-1971 Financial Accounting 1more info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Nov 01, 20 - Apr 30, 21B. Young208816$695
Dec 01, 20 - May 31, 21B. Young204856$695
Location: Online
Dates
Nov 01, 20 - Apr 30, 21
Delivery
Instructor
B. Young
Section
208816
Cost
$695
Dates
Dec 01, 20 - May 31, 21
Delivery
Instructor
B. Young
Section
204856
Cost
$695
HUMR-1007 Payroll and Taxable Benefitsmore info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Nov 01, 20 - Jan 31, 21N. Loewen198860$489
Dec 01, 20 - Feb 28, 21N. Loewen198861$489
Location: Online
Dates
Nov 01, 20 - Jan 31, 21
Delivery
Instructor
N. Loewen
Section
198860
Cost
$489
Dates
Dec 01, 20 - Feb 28, 21
Delivery
Instructor
N. Loewen
Section
198861
Cost
$489
COMP-1218 Word 2013more info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Nov 01, 20 - Jan 31, 21J. Epps205952$535
Dec 01, 20 - Feb 28, 21J. Epps205953$535
Location: Online
Dates
Nov 01, 20 - Jan 31, 21
Delivery
Instructor
J. Epps
Section
205952
Cost
$535
Dates
Dec 01, 20 - Feb 28, 21
Delivery
Instructor
J. Epps
Section
205953
Cost
$535

2021 Winter Term - Continuing Education
ACCT-1971 Financial Accounting 1more info
Location: Online
DatesClass DaysTimeDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Jan 12, 21 - Mar 18, 21Tu Th6:00PM - 10:00PML. Davidson206049$695
Location: Online
Dates
Jan 12, 21 - Mar 18, 21
Class days
Tu Th
6:00PM - 10:00PM
Delivery
Instructor
L. Davidson
Section
206049
Cost
$695
ACCT-2043 Financial Accounting 2more info
Location: Online
DatesClass DaysTimeDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Jan 11, 21 - Mar 22, 21M W6:00PM - 10:00PMR. Perez206050$695
Location: Online
Dates
Jan 11, 21 - Mar 22, 21
Class days
M W
6:00PM - 10:00PM
Delivery
Instructor
R. Perez
Section
206050
Cost
$695

2021 Winter Term - Distance Education
COMP-1975 Business Computingmore info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Jan 06, 21 - May 06, 21M. Carey206238$695
Location: Online
Dates
Jan 06, 21 - May 06, 21
Delivery
Instructor
M. Carey
Section
206238
Cost
$695
ACCT-3004 Cost Accountingmore info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Mar 01, 21 - Aug 31, 21L. Davidson206241$695
Location: Online
Dates
Mar 01, 21 - Aug 31, 21
Delivery
Instructor
L. Davidson
Section
206241
Cost
$695
COMP-1237 Excel 2016more info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Jan 06, 21 - Apr 06, 21TBA206520$535
Feb 01, 21 - Apr 30, 21TBA206521$535
Mar 01, 21 - May 31, 21TBA206522$535
Location: Online
Dates
Jan 06, 21 - Apr 06, 21
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
206520
Cost
$535
Dates
Feb 01, 21 - Apr 30, 21
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
206521
Cost
$535
Dates
Mar 01, 21 - May 31, 21
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
206522
Cost
$535
ACCT-1971 Financial Accounting 1more info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Jan 06, 21 - Jul 06, 21B. Young206244$695
Mar 01, 21 - Aug 31, 21B. Young206245$695
Location: Online
Dates
Jan 06, 21 - Jul 06, 21
Delivery
Instructor
B. Young
Section
206244
Cost
$695
Dates
Mar 01, 21 - Aug 31, 21
Delivery
Instructor
B. Young
Section
206245
Cost
$695
ACCT-2043 Financial Accounting 2more info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Feb 01, 21 - Jul 31, 21R. Perez206246$695
Location: Online
Dates
Feb 01, 21 - Jul 31, 21
Delivery
Instructor
R. Perez
Section
206246
Cost
$695
HUMR-1007 Payroll and Taxable Benefitsmore info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Jan 06, 21 - Apr 06, 21TBA206975$489
Feb 01, 21 - Apr 30, 21TBA206976$489
Mar 01, 21 - May 31, 21TBA206977$489
Location: Online
Dates
Jan 06, 21 - Apr 06, 21
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
206975
Cost
$489
Dates
Feb 01, 21 - Apr 30, 21
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
206976
Cost
$489
Dates
Mar 01, 21 - May 31, 21
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
206977
Cost
$489
COMP-1218 Word 2013more info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Jan 06, 21 - Apr 06, 21TBA206619$535
Feb 01, 21 - Apr 30, 21TBA206620$535
Mar 31, 21 - May 31, 21TBA206621$535
Location: Online
Dates
Jan 06, 21 - Apr 06, 21
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
206619
Cost
$535
Dates
Feb 01, 21 - Apr 30, 21
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
206620
Cost
$535
Dates
Mar 31, 21 - May 31, 21
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
206621
Cost
$535

Computer/Laptop Requirements

Online learning is a critical component of course delivery in all Red River College programs. To ensure each student has the tools they need to achieve their academic goals, all Red River College students require, at minimum:

1.  Off-campus access to a current computer with a webcam

2.  A high speed internet connection

• Recommended minimum speed: 10 mbps for download, 3 mbps for upload
• Slower internet connection speeds may result in audio and video issues. Please keep in mind that if others in your home are using the same internet connection at the same time as you are, you may also experience audio and video issues.
• Please refer to https://www.rrc.ca/studentcomputing for further information on Computer Requirements for Students.


Please note that any anticipated costs are not included in Books and Supplies estimates.

Transfer Credit Opportunities

The Canadian Institute of Bookkeeping Designation

You will be granted a Certified Institute Bookkeeping (CIB) designation from CIB if you complete nine credit courses through Red River College and have a minimum of three years bookkeeping experience in Canada. Please visit the "College Equivalency" under Academic Program at www.cibcb.com

You must enrol with CIB and register for all nine courses with them. Please refer to the website at www.cibcb.com for enrollment and registration process.

If you are working in the bookkeeping/accounting field, you are eligible to enrol in CIB before or after completion of nine courses. If you have never worked in this field, you need to complete the Academic part of the program first.

To obtain your designation, you must currently be working full-time as a bookkeeper.

NOTE: The passing grade for CIB credits is 65% (C+).

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.

Partnerships

The Canadian Institute of Bookkeeping (CIB) is a national non-profit organization dedicated to preparing individuals for professional positions in a financial environment. CIB’s objective is to establish educational, professional and ethical standards in the bookkeeping profession. The program is designed to bring order to an unregulated field and protection to a vulnerable public. CIB will also endeavour to change the general perception toward bookkeeping and bring public recognition to Certified Bookkeepers.

For more information about the Canadian Institute of Bookkeeping, visit their website at www.cibcb.com or contact them at:

P.O. Box 963
31 Adelaide St. E.
Toronto, ON  M5C 2K3
Phone: 416-925-9420
Fax: 416-929-8815
E-mail: info@cibcb.com 

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.

Employment Potential

Certified Bookkeepers can be employed in a wide variety of positions. They are in demand as bookkeepers, accounts receivable/ payable supervisors, payroll administrators, office managers, budget coordinators and assistant controllers. Employers are always looking for ambitious people who have the skills and training for these important positions. Many individuals will become self-employed in their own bookkeeping practice.

Enrollment in CIB is an investment in your future whether it be in commerce, industry, government, public accounting or your own business.

Contact Information

For more information, contact:

School of Continuing Education
E113 - 2055 Notre Dame Ave
Winnipeg, MB   R3H 0J9
Phone: 204-694-1789 or 1-866-242-7073
Fax: 204-633-6489
Email: cde@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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