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We're transitioning to a new registration system. If you're looking for a course that starts after July 1, 2017 visit saskpolytech.ca/part-time-studies.

Our two-year Business diploma program is offered full-time at Saskatchewan Polytechnic in Moose Jaw.

Current Continuing Education course offerings listed below.


You will study the necessary theory and tools for understanding, analyzing and designing computer-based accounting information systems at the introductory level. You will study the theory and participate in practical applications that support your studies as an accounting student. The course includes an introduction to the field of electronic commerce.

This course currently has no offerings.

Using an automated accounting software package, you will learn how to enter transactions into journals (general, purchase, payments, sales, cash receipts and payroll) and ledgers (general, accounts receivable, accounts payable and payroll), learn to account for inventory, and learn to prepare banking records. You will also prepare the initial automated accounting setup for use by a company.

Only one of the prerequisites are required.

This course currently has no offerings.

You will develop fundamental employability skills through study of the principles of communication and active listening techniques. The course content includes development of effective writing skills and formatting. You will apply the principles and skills by writing business messages for positive, negative and persuasive purposes. You will examine ways to apply communication skills to cross-cultural situations. You will learn to apply effective presentation skills when delivering oral presentations and conducting business meetings. You will write short reports.

This course currently has no offerings.

You will be introduced to the elements of statistics used in business. The course content includes frequency distribution, measure of central tendency and dispersion, probability distributions (discrete and continuous), sampling, sampling distributions, estimations, regressions, correlation and elementary hypothesis testing.

This course currently has no offerings.

Your studies will focus on the field of commercial law. You will examine in detail the concepts of contract law and how these concepts are influenced by various legislative acts and common law. Other legal concepts in your studies will focus on: torts, agency, various forms of business organizations, the sale of goods, employment, bailments, insurance, real and intellectual property, and secured transactions.

This course currently has no offerings.

You will explore the role of digital media in the marketing and promotion strategies of a business. Your studies will examine the relationship between market research, audience identification, and digital marketing strategy. You will develop business content designed to create interest and engagement in a business. You will learn how to establish metrics and build assessment tools to measure the effectiveness of your digital media marketing strategy.

Additional costs: Books and materials
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
April 25, 2017 - June 13, 2017
Tue, Thu - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 716
Registration deadline: May 2, 2017
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$510.00ReginaCRN: 201603-268
You will focus on the major influences on employee engagement and the impact on individual managers and the organization. You will examine the importance of sound employee relationship practices in the role of reaching organizational objectives. You will look at equity and fairness, the influence of culture, diversity and equity, motivation, job design principles, performance management and occupational health and safety. You will research and develop a proposal that management can implement to enhance corporate employee engagement.



This course currently has no offerings.

You will become familiar with the role of finance and its implication for risk, income and control, credit conditions and a firm’s state of liquidity. Course content includes sources of capital and corporate borrowing, cost of capital theory and optimal capital structure and capital budget decision making.

This course currently has no offerings.

Your studies will focus on the practical use of Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint from the Microsoft Office Professional software suite. You will learn a wide range of skills from intermediate to advanced in each of the applications.

This course currently has no offerings.

Your studies will focus on an overview of human resource management and practices. You will learn the impact of job analysis; planning, recruiting, and selection processes; training, developing and compensation considerations, and management performance and labour relations. You will discuss employee and organizational ethics throughout the course, and your studies will emphasize the use of human resource management to achieve high organizational performance.

This course currently has no offerings.

Your studies will focus on an introduction to financial accounting designed to provide you with accounting skills to handle business transactions. The course will include bookkeeping techniques, accounting for a merchandising concern and control over cash and receivables. Accounting for payroll is also introduced in this course. ACCT 122 is a companion to ACCT 125 (Introductory Financial Accounting 2) which continues the study of basic financial accounting.

Additional costs: Text(s) and required materials.
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
April 27, 2017 - June 19, 2017
Mon, Thu - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 921
Registration deadline: May 4, 2017
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$510.00ReginaCRN: 201603-272
Your studies will focus on an introduction to financial accounting building on the skills you learned in ACCT 122 (Introductory Financial Accounting I). Your studies include these topics: accounting for property, plant and equipment assets, current and long-term liabilities, partnerships, and corporations. In addition, you will learn to prepare a cash flow statement and perform ratio analysis.

Additional costs: Text(s) and required materials.
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
April 27, 2017 - June 19, 2017
Mon, Thu - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 920
Registration deadline: May 4, 2017
Register Online
$510.00ReginaCRN: 201603-264
You will obtain a solid understanding of organizations and personal leadership. Your study will focus on blending principles and techniques of leadership, motivation, management, and self-development in an effort to help you develop your own philosophies about managing and being managed. Key topics include: the history and evolution of leadership thought, leadership effectiveness through the application of motivational techniques, facilitating follower empowerment, experiential learning and strategic leadership.

This course currently has no offerings.

Your studies will provide an introduction to the fundamentals of managerial accounting. You will examine cost concepts, pricing strategies, manufacturing accounting, cost allocation and budgeting processes. You will be able to select appropriate managerial accounting techniques for decision making

This course currently has no offerings.

You will discover the dynamic field of marketing. You will explore what marketing is, how it works, and the effect it can have on consumers and on society. At the end of the course, you should have a strong sense of how to market ideas, skills, as well as products and services. Marketing concepts you will learn include: the strategic marketing planning process, market research, segmentation, positioning, consumer behaviour, and the marketing mix.

This course currently has no offerings.

You will prepare a basic marketing research report using an applied approach and you will have the opportunity to participate in role plays and simulations that have practical application to a career in marketing. You will design different research instruments and compile a research report.

This course currently has no offerings.

You will study human behaviour in organizations and develop the skills needed to deal with people at work. Your studies include content on individual behaviour, values, interpersonal relationships and communications, groups and team dynamics, organizational culture, leadership, and change. You will study these aspects of human behaviour within the context of diverse formal organizations.

Additional costs: Text(s) and required materials.
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
April 26, 2017 - June 19, 2017
Mon, Wed - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 721
Registration deadline: May 3, 2017
Register Online
$510.00ReginaCRN: 201603-266
Your studies will include an introduction to the Income Tax Act including the structure of fiscal legislation, administration, and enforcement practices as they pertain to personal income tax. The course includes the calculation of taxable income, calculation of tax, and the completion of personal income tax returns.

This course currently has no offerings.

Your studies will expand on the material covered in Tax 1 (TAX 221) and you will learn the skills required to solve more complex problems for individual taxpayers. You will study the calculation of taxable income, calculation of corporate tax and the completion of corporate income tax returns.

This course currently has no offerings.

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