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Business Certificate

The Business certificate program provides foundation level of knowledge and skills in general business practices. You will receive training in accounting, communications, computers, marketing, human resources, economics, and financial mathematics. After successful completion of the Business certificate Program, you may decide to enter the workforce or continue your studies and earn a business diploma in one of the following specialties: Accountancy, Financial Services, Insurance, Human Resources, Management, or Marketing. Exposure to various subjects in the Business Certificate Program will help you decide which Business diploma specialty to pursue.

For complete program information visit the program webpage.

Current course offerings listed below.

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.

Prerequisites: Introductory Financial Accounting 1 (ACCT 122), Accounting (ACCT 105)


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: 207.25
Registration deadline: April 26, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00ReginaCRN: 201603-265
May 10, 2016 - June 28, 2016
Tue, Thu - 6:00-9:00 p.m.
Room: 306B
Registration deadline: May 10, 2016
Register Online
$491.00SaskatoonCRN: 201504-100
April 25, 2017 - June 13, 2017
Tue, Thu - 7:00-9:59 pm
Room: 128
Registration deadline: April 25, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00SaskatoonCRN: 201603-895
January 4, 2017 - April 14, 2017
Registration deadline: January 18, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00OnlineCRN: 201603-466
April 18, 2017 - June 30, 2017
Registration deadline: April 25, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00OnlineCRN: 201603-483
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
September 6, 2016 - December 19, 2016
Tue - 7:00-9:59 pm
Registration deadline: September 6, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.28Prince AlbertCRN: 201602-470
September 7, 2016 - December 14, 2016
Wed - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 920
Registration deadline: September 21, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00ReginaCRN: 201602-251
January 9, 2017 - April 24, 2017
Mon - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 920
Registration deadline: January 23, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00ReginaCRN: 201603-244
August 29, 2016 - December 19, 2016
Mon - 7:00-9:59 pm
Room: 145
Registration deadline: August 29, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00SaskatoonCRN: 201602-737
January 9, 2017 - April 24, 2017
Mon - 7:00-9:59 pm
Room: 410
Registration deadline: January 9, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00SaskatoonCRN: 201603-878
September 6, 2016 - December 16, 2016
Registration deadline: September 20, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00OnlineCRN: 201602-431
January 4, 2017 - April 14, 2017
Registration deadline: January 18, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00OnlineCRN: 201603-469
You will deal with business problems involving ratios, proportions and percent. You will study the mathematics of merchandizing by examining discounts and markups, You will deal with the concept of the time value of money and how it is applied to both simple and compound interest. You will study ordinary annuities and specifically how they relate to mortgages.

Additional costs: Text(s) and required materials.
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
January 10, 2017 - April 25, 2017
Tue - 7:00-9:59 pm
Registration deadline: January 10, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.28Prince AlbertCRN: 201603-515
September 8, 2016 - December 15, 2016
Thu - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 920
Registration deadline: September 22, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00ReginaCRN: 201602-255
January 7, 2017 - April 22, 2017
Sat - 9:00 am-12:00 pm
Room: 920
Registration deadline: January 21, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00ReginaCRN: 201603-253
September 1, 2016 - December 8, 2016
Thu - 7:00-9:59 pm
Room: 145
Registration deadline: September 1, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00SaskatoonCRN: 201602-752
September 1, 2016 - December 8, 2016
Thu - 7:00-9:59 pm
Room: 149
Registration deadline: September 1, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00SaskatoonCRN: 201602-787
January 5, 2017 - April 13, 2017
Thu - 7:00-9:59 pm
Room: 408
Registration deadline: January 5, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00SaskatoonCRN: 201603-890
September 6, 2016 - December 16, 2016
Registration deadline: September 20, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00OnlineCRN: 201602-442
January 4, 2017 - April 14, 2017
Registration deadline: January 18, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00OnlineCRN: 201603-480
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. Particular attention will be focused on: tort law, negotiable instruments, secured transactions, insurance, bailments, agency, real property law, employment, sale of goods and the various forms of business organizations.

Additional costs: Text(s) and required materials.
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
January 9, 2017 - April 24, 2017
Mon - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 721
Registration deadline: January 23, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00ReginaCRN: 201603-252
January 7, 2017 - April 13, 2017
Sat - 9:00-11:59 am
Room: 129C
Registration deadline: January 7, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00SaskatoonCRN: 201603-892
September 6, 2016 - December 16, 2016
Registration deadline: September 20, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00OnlineCRN: 201602-439
September 6, 2016 - December 16, 2016
Registration deadline: September 20, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00OnlineCRN: 201602-440
April 18, 2017 - June 30, 2017
Registration deadline: April 25, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00OnlineCRN: 201603-489
April 18, 2017 - June 30, 2017
Registration deadline: April 25, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00OnlineCRN: 201603-490
You will study the basics of microeconomics and macroeconomics. Your studies will include economic theory, problems and solutions. You will gain an understanding in scarcity, opportunity costs, demand and supply; as well as how various market structures determine output and price. From a macro perspective you will learn about the role of the government’s spending and taxation, the Canadian banking system, foreign trade and other key macroeconomic variables.

Additional costs: Text(s) and required materials.
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
September 8, 2016 - December 15, 2016
Thu - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 921
Registration deadline: September 22, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00ReginaCRN: 201602-252
January 5, 2017 - April 13, 2017
Thu - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 721
Registration deadline: January 19, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00ReginaCRN: 201603-245
January 3, 2017 - April 11, 2017
Tue - 7:00-9:59 pm
Room: 149
Registration deadline: January 3, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00SaskatoonCRN: 201603-881
January 3, 2017 - April 11, 2017
Tue - 7:00-9:59 pm
Room: 408
Registration deadline: January 3, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00SaskatoonCRN: 201603-882
September 6, 2016 - December 16, 2016
Registration deadline: September 20, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00OnlineCRN: 201602-433
January 4, 2017 - April 14, 2017
Registration deadline: January 18, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00OnlineCRN: 201603-472
Your studies will focus on the practical use of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint from the Microsoft Office 2010 Professional software suite. You will learn a wide range of skills from intermediate to advanced in each of the applications.

Additional costs: Text(s) and required materials.
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
August 29, 2016 - December 12, 2016
Mon - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 116.3
Registration deadline: September 19, 2016
Register Online
$510.00ReginaCRN: 201601-61
April 25, 2017 - June 13, 2017
Tue, Thu - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 116.3
Registration deadline: April 25, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00ReginaCRN: 201603-267
August 30, 2016 - December 6, 2016
Tue - 7:00-9:59 pm
Room: 149
Registration deadline: August 30, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00SaskatoonCRN: 201602-745
September 6, 2016 - December 16, 2016
Registration deadline: September 20, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00OnlineCRN: 201602-432
January 4, 2017 - April 14, 2017
Registration deadline: January 18, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00OnlineCRN: 201603-471
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. Employee and organizational ethics are discussed throughout the course with an emphasis on using human resource management to achieve high organizational performance.

Additional costs: Text(s) and required materials.
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
September 6, 2016 - December 13, 2016
Tue - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 721
Registration deadline: September 20, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00ReginaCRN: 201602-253
January 3, 2017 - April 11, 2017
Tue - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 921
Registration deadline: January 17, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00ReginaCRN: 201603-247
May 10, 2016 - June 28, 2016
Tue, Thu - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 309
Registration deadline: May 10, 2016
Register Online
$491.00SaskatoonCRN: 201504-101
August 27, 2016 - December 17, 2016
Sat - 9:00-11:59 am
Room: 129C
Registration deadline: August 27, 2016
Register Online
$510.00SaskatoonCRN: 201601-94
April 25, 2017 - June 13, 2017
Tue, Thu - 9:00-11:59 am
Room: 129C
Registration deadline: April 25, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00SaskatoonCRN: 201603-897
September 6, 2016 - December 16, 2016
Registration deadline: September 20, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00OnlineCRN: 201602-434
September 6, 2016 - December 16, 2016
Registration deadline: September 20, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00OnlineCRN: 201602-435
January 4, 2017 - April 14, 2017
Registration deadline: January 18, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00OnlineCRN: 201603-477

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 an introduction to accounting for current assets. 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
August 27, 2016 - December 17, 2016
Sat - 9:00 am-12:00 pm
Room: 921
Registration deadline: September 17, 2016
Register Online
$510.00ReginaCRN: 201601-57
September 6, 2016 - December 13, 2016
Tue - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 921
Registration deadline: September 20, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00ReginaCRN: 201602-197
January 7, 2017 - April 22, 2017
Sat - 9:00 am-12:00 pm
Room: 921
Registration deadline: January 21, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00ReginaCRN: 201603-235
April 27, 2017 - June 19, 2017
Mon, Thu - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 921
Registration deadline: May 4, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00ReginaCRN: 201603-272
May 9, 2016 - June 29, 2016
Mon, Wed - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 317
Registration deadline: May 9, 2016
Register Online
$494.00SaskatoonCRN: 201504-97
May 9, 2016 - June 29, 2016
Mon, Wed - 7:00-9:59 pm
Registration deadline: May 9, 2016
Register Online
$494.00SaskatoonCRN: 201504-1139
August 31, 2016 - December 7, 2016
Wed - 7:00-9:59 pm
Room: 143
Registration deadline: August 31, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00SaskatoonCRN: 201602-730
August 31, 2016 - December 7, 2016
Wed - 7:00-9:59 pm
Room: 144
Registration deadline: August 31, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00SaskatoonCRN: 201602-731
January 4, 2017 - April 12, 2017
Wed - 7:00-9:59 pm
Room: 408
Registration deadline: January 4, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00SaskatoonCRN: 201603-883
January 4, 2017 - April 12, 2017
Wed - 7:00-9:59 pm
Room: 410
Registration deadline: January 4, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00SaskatoonCRN: 201603-884
April 26, 2017 - June 19, 2017
Mon, Wed - 7:00-9:59 pm
Room: 128
Registration deadline: April 26, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00SaskatoonCRN: 201603-893
September 6, 2016 - December 16, 2016
Registration deadline: September 20, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00OnlineCRN: 201602-425
September 6, 2016 - December 16, 2016
Registration deadline: September 20, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00OnlineCRN: 201602-426
September 6, 2016 - December 16, 2016
Registration deadline: September 20, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00OnlineCRN: 201602-427
January 4, 2017 - April 14, 2017
Registration deadline: January 18, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00OnlineCRN: 201603-463
January 4, 2017 - April 14, 2017
Registration deadline: January 18, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00OnlineCRN: 201603-464
Your studies will focus on an introduction to financial accounting building on the skills you learned in ACCT 122 (Introductory Financial Accounting 1). You will study accounting for payroll and accounting for other assets and liabilities. The course covers accounting for capital assets, liabilities, partnerships and corporations.

Prerequisites: Introductory Financial Accounting 1 (ACCT 122)


Additional costs: Text(s) and required materials.
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
September 7, 2016 - December 14, 2016
Wed - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 921
Registration deadline: September 21, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00ReginaCRN: 201602-245
January 5, 2017 - April 13, 2017
Thu - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 920
Registration deadline: January 19, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00ReginaCRN: 201603-236
April 27, 2017 - June 19, 2017
Mon, Thu - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 920
Registration deadline: May 4, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00ReginaCRN: 201603-264
May 9, 2016 - June 29, 2016
Mon, Wed - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 312
Registration deadline: May 9, 2016
Register Online
$492.50SaskatoonCRN: 201504-98
August 31, 2016 - December 7, 2016
Wed - 7:00-9:59 pm
Room: 145
Registration deadline: August 31, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00SaskatoonCRN: 201602-732
January 4, 2017 - April 12, 2017
Wed - 7:00-9:59 pm
Room: 421
Registration deadline: January 4, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00SaskatoonCRN: 201603-885
April 26, 2017 - June 19, 2017
Mon, Wed - 7:00-9:59 pm
Room: 129C
Registration deadline: April 26, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00SaskatoonCRN: 201603-894
January 4, 2017 - April 14, 2017
Registration deadline: January 18, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00OnlineCRN: 201603-465
April 18, 2017 - June 30, 2017
Registration deadline: April 25, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00OnlineCRN: 201603-482
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
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00ReginaCRN: 201603-240
January 5, 2017 - April 13, 2017
Thu - 7:00-9:59 pm
Room: 149
Registration deadline: January 5, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00SaskatoonCRN: 201603-888
April 18, 2017 - June 30, 2017
Registration deadline: April 25, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00OnlineCRN: 201603-503
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 yourself, your skills, your ideas, as well as more traditional products and services. Marketing concepts you will learn include: the strategic marketing planning process, segmentation, positioning, forecasting, consumer behaviour and the marketing mix.

Additional costs: Text(s) and required materials.
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
January 4, 2017 - April 12, 2017
Wed - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 920
Registration deadline: January 18, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00ReginaCRN: 201603-255
January 5, 2017 - April 13, 2017
Thu - 7:00-9:59 pm
Room: 128
Registration deadline: January 5, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00SaskatoonCRN: 201603-891
September 6, 2016 - December 16, 2016
Registration deadline: September 20, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00OnlineCRN: 201602-441
April 18, 2017 - June 30, 2017
Registration deadline: April 25, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00OnlineCRN: 201603-491
April 18, 2017 - June 30, 2017
Registration deadline: April 25, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00OnlineCRN: 201603-923
You will study human behaviour in organizations and develop the skills needed to deal with people at work. Course content includes individual behaviour, values, interpersonal relationships and communications, groups and team dynamics, organizational culture, leadership and change. All topics are dealt with in the context of diverse formal organizations.

Additional costs: Text(s) and required materials.
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
August 29, 2016 - December 12, 2016
Mon - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 920
Registration deadline: September 19, 2016
Register Online
$510.00ReginaCRN: 201601-60
April 26, 2017 - June 19, 2017
Mon, Wed - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 721
Registration deadline: May 3, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00ReginaCRN: 201603-266
August 29, 2016 - December 19, 2016
Mon - 7:00-9:59 pm
Room: 143
Registration deadline: August 29, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00SaskatoonCRN: 201602-735
August 29, 2016 - December 19, 2016
Mon - 7:00-9:59 pm
Room: 144
Registration deadline: August 29, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00SaskatoonCRN: 201602-811
January 9, 2017 - April 24, 2017
Mon - 7:00-9:59 pm
Room: 408
Registration deadline: January 9, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00SaskatoonCRN: 201603-915
January 9, 2017 - April 24, 2017
Mon - 7:00-9:59 pm
Room: 129C
Registration deadline: January 9, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00SaskatoonCRN: 201603-877
January 4, 2017 - April 14, 2017
Registration deadline: January 18, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00OnlineCRN: 201603-475
April 18, 2017 - June 30, 2017
Registration deadline: April 25, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00OnlineCRN: 201603-486
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