A short, concentrated course which is intended for owners, prospective
owners or bookkeepers who currently operate or plan to start a small
business and need to understand accounting and business principles. Your
hands-on course will provide you with practice working through an actual
set of books. Daily, monthly and yearly transactions will show you the
accounting cycle for a year at a glance. Due to the quick pace of your
course, you should plan to commit yourself to all sessions in order to get
the full benefit. Please bring a pen, pencil (mechanical preferred) ruler,
calculator and notebook to your class. The topics covered are; the essentials of opening for business; the set-up and recording of transactions in a journal; posting to a ledger; categorizing assets, liabilities, capital, income and expenses; payroll, petty cash, accounts receivable and payable; bank reconciliation and depreciation; worksheet, income statement and balance sheet; year-end adjustments and closing entries; government forms: GST, E&H Tax, Worker’s Compensation & T-4’s.
M-Th course runs M-Th for the first week and M-W for the second week. Sa-Su course classes are each Sa and Su for two weekends.
Saskatchewan Polytechnic serves 27,000 distinct students through applied learning opportunities at campuses in Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Regina and Saskatoon, and through extensive distance education opportunities. Programs serve every economic and public service sector. As a polytechnic, the organization provides the depth of learning appropriate to employer and student need, including certificate, diploma and degree programs, and apprenticeship training. Saskatchewan Polytechnic engages in applied research, drawing on faculty expertise to support innovation by employers, and providing students the opportunity to develop critical thinking skills.