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Business Information Systems

Business Information Systems (formerly known as Computer Information Systems) is a diploma program that provides knowledge and skill development in the fundamental principles of information systems and business solution development. Your studies will include a variety of software development languages (Visual Studio.NET, Java, COBOL) and target platforms (Windows, networked software and web application development).

You will study data gathering and modeling, the database management systems used by businesses to store information and retrieval techniques of database and programming languages. In addition, you will learn the systems analysis, design methodologies and project management skills necessary to carry information technology projects from inception to implementation. These skills will be complemented with training in the fundamentals of computer hardware technology, networking and various operating systems (Windows, Unix, Linux). You will also study the critical business functions that leverage information technology in day-to-day operations and integrate this knowledge into the development of meaningful information technology solutions.

Successfully completing accredited computer science programs helps graduates pursue the Information Systems Profession of Canada (I.S.P.) designation.


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.

Additional costs: Text(s) and required materials.
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
January 9, 2017 - April 24, 2017
Mon - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 920
Registration deadline: January 23, 2017
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$510.00ReginaCRN: 201603-244
January 9, 2017 - April 24, 2017
Mon - 7:00-9:59 pm
Room: 410
Registration deadline: January 9, 2017
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$510.00SaskatoonCRN: 201603-878
January 4, 2017 - April 14, 2017
Registration deadline: January 18, 2017
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$510.00OnlineCRN: 201603-469
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.

Additional costs: A textbook and Sharp business financial EL-738 calculator.
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
January 3, 2017 - April 11, 2017
Tue - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 920
Registration deadline: January 17, 2017
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$510.00ReginaCRN: 201603-256
January 9, 2017 - April 24, 2017
Mon - 7:00-10:59 pm
Room: 421
Registration deadline: January 9, 2017
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$510.00SaskatoonCRN: 201603-912
April 18, 2017 - June 30, 2017
Registration deadline: April 25, 2017
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$510.00Televised (Distance Learning)CRN: 201603-493
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
January 7, 2017 - April 22, 2017
Sat - 9:00 am-12:00 pm
Room: 921
Registration deadline: January 21, 2017
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$510.00ReginaCRN: 201603-235
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
January 4, 2017 - April 12, 2017
Wed - 7:00-9:59 pm
Room: 408
Registration deadline: January 4, 2017
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$510.00SaskatoonCRN: 201603-883
January 4, 2017 - April 12, 2017
Wed - 7:00-9:59 pm
Room: 410
Registration deadline: January 4, 2017
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$510.00SaskatoonCRN: 201603-884
April 26, 2017 - June 19, 2017
Mon, Wed - 7:00-9:59 pm
Room: 128
Registration deadline: April 26, 2017
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$510.00SaskatoonCRN: 201603-893
January 4, 2017 - April 14, 2017
Registration deadline: January 18, 2017
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$510.00OnlineCRN: 201603-463
January 4, 2017 - April 14, 2017
Registration deadline: January 18, 2017
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$510.00OnlineCRN: 201603-464
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

Prerequisites: Introductory Financial Accounting 1 (ACCT 122)


Additional costs: Text(s) and required materials.
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
January 4, 2017 - April 12, 2017
Wed - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 721
Registration deadline: January 18, 2017
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$510.00ReginaCRN: 201603-240
January 5, 2017 - April 13, 2017
Thu - 7:00-9:59 pm
Room: 149
Registration deadline: January 5, 2017
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$510.00SaskatoonCRN: 201603-888
April 18, 2017 - June 30, 2017
Registration deadline: April 25, 2017
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$510.00OnlineCRN: 201603-503
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
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$510.00ReginaCRN: 201603-266
January 9, 2017 - April 24, 2017
Mon - 7:00-9:59 pm
Room: 129C
Registration deadline: January 9, 2017
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$510.00SaskatoonCRN: 201603-877
January 9, 2017 - April 24, 2017
Mon - 7:00-9:59 pm
Room: 408
Registration deadline: January 9, 2017
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$510.00SaskatoonCRN: 201603-915
January 4, 2017 - April 14, 2017
Registration deadline: January 18, 2017
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$510.00OnlineCRN: 201603-475
April 18, 2017 - June 30, 2017
Registration deadline: April 25, 2017
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$510.00OnlineCRN: 201603-486
You will develop strategies and processes related to creating and fostering an evolving workplace culture that supports innovation, change, quality and learning. You will also explore your own attitude toward change as a means of understanding that of employees. The result of this approach to organizational change will be harmony between the organization’s needs and employee’s expectations while remaining consistent with the organization’s business plan in a competitive and changing environment. The course content emphasizes the importance of implementing change in the proper sequence of events and interactions.

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