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Accounting Certificate

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.

The Accounting certificate program provides practical and specialized training in the accounting profession. You may apply for the Saskatchewan Polytechnic Accounting certificate upon successfully completing the following 10 required courses, plus two of three elective courses (ACCT 122, ACCT 125, ACCT 220, ACCT 221, ACCT 226, ACCT 227, ACCT 236, ADTG 220, FIN 220, TAX 221, plus two of ECON 100, STAT 120 or LAW 220).

This program is available in full through continuing education course offerings. For complete program information, check the program page.

Current 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.

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 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 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.

This course currently has no offerings.

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.

This course currently has no offerings.

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