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Business Certificate

The Business Certificate program provides knowledge and skills in general business practices. You will receive training in accounting, communications, computers, economics, financial mathematics, human resources, management, marketing and statistics.

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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.



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


Additional costs: Text(s) and required materials
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
April 25, 2016 - June 15, 2016
Mon, Wed - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 207.25
Registration deadline: May 2, 2016
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$491.00ReginaCRN: 201503-383
May 10, 2016 - June 28, 2016
Tue, Thu - 6:00-9:00 p.m.
Room: 306B
Registration deadline: May 10, 2016
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$491.00SaskatoonCRN: 201504-100
April 18, 2016 - June 30, 2016
Registration deadline: April 25, 2016
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$491.00OnlineCRN: 201503-693
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 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.

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. 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
April 18, 2016 - June 30, 2016
Registration deadline: April 25, 2016
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$491.00Televised (Distance Learning)CRN: 201503-696
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.

This course currently has no offerings.

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
April 26, 2016 - June 14, 2016
Tue, Thu - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 116.2
Registration deadline: May 3, 2016
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$491.00ReginaCRN: 201503-384
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
May 10, 2016 - June 28, 2016
Tue, Thu - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 309
Registration deadline: May 10, 2016
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$491.00SaskatoonCRN: 201504-101

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
April 25, 2016 - June 16, 2016
Mon, Thu - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 921
Registration deadline: May 2, 2016
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$494.00ReginaCRN: 201503-373
May 9, 2016 - June 29, 2016
Mon, Wed - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 317
Registration deadline: May 9, 2016
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$494.00SaskatoonCRN: 201504-97
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
May 9, 2016 - June 29, 2016
Mon, Wed - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 312
Registration deadline: May 9, 2016
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$492.50SaskatoonCRN: 201504-98
April 18, 2016 - June 30, 2016
Registration deadline: April 25, 2016
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$492.50OnlineCRN: 201503-692
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
April 18, 2016 - June 30, 2016
Registration deadline: April 25, 2016
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$492.50Televised (Distance Learning)CRN: 201503-694
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
April 18, 2016 - June 30, 2016
Registration deadline: April 25, 2016
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$492.50OnlineCRN: 201503-697
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
April 25, 2016 - June 15, 2016
Mon, Wed - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 920
Registration deadline: May 2, 2016
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$491.00ReginaCRN: 201503-385
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