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Small/Home Based Business

Ensure the success of your small or home based business by learning how to properly manage your financial records, taxes and payroll. Learn the techniques for hiring the best people for the job. These classes offer fundamental tools need to run your business.  For more information on the Bookkeeping for Small Business – Parts 1 and 2 and Hire Right Interviewing, call 306-775-7480 or Gord Vaxvick (Saskatoon) at 306-659-4038.


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.

(GST and materials included), 28 hours/2 weeks
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
October 17, 2015 - October 25, 2015
Sun, Sat - 9:00 am-4:59 pm
Room: 128
Registration deadline: October 16, 2015
Registration opens July 2, 2015
$495.00SaskatoonCRN: 201502-622
May 2, 2016 - May 11, 2016
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu - 6:30-10:29 pm
Room: 128
Registration deadline: May 2, 2016
Registration opens July 2, 2015
$495.00SaskatoonCRN: 201504-76

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This practical bookkeeping course is designed to help small business owners and entrepreneurs manage their financial records. Participants will learn necessary accounting theory and terminology as well as how to read and prepare financial reports. While working through a set of books, you will learn how to journalize business transactions and the preparation of adjusting and closing entries, bank account reconciliations and invoices. Other topics that will be discussed are creating internal controls, inventory management, credit and collections, payroll and labour standards, and sales tax. There will also be an in-class demonstration of popular accounting software packages (QuickBooks and Simply Accounting). Participants will receive a comprehensive manual to help them with future financial transactions.

This class is available through simultaneous web conferencing (live on your own computer) providing that you have a webcam, PC and highspeed internet. Call 306-775-7481 if you are interested in registering for this option or require additional course information.

(GST and materials included), 27 hours, 9 sessions
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
September 29, 2015 - October 27, 2015
Tue, Thu - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 207.21
Registration deadline: September 28, 2015
Registration opens July 2, 2015
$485.00ReginaCRN: 201502-614
February 1, 2016 - March 2, 2016
Mon, Wed - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 207.21
Registration deadline: January 31, 2016
Registration opens July 2, 2015
$485.00ReginaCRN: 201503-606
September 29, 2015 - October 27, 2015
Tue, Thu - 7:00-10:00 pm
Registration deadline: September 28, 2015
Registration opens July 2, 2015
$485.00OnlineCRN: 201502-615
February 1, 2016 - March 2, 2016
Mon, Wed - 7:00-10:00 pm
Registration deadline: January 31, 2016
Registration opens July 2, 2015
$485.00OnlineCRN: 201503-607
Are you a small business owner who needs information about your responsibilities as an employer? Topics range from calculation of gross and net pay (TD1); credit reports and assessing credit risk; collecting outstanding accounts; calculating commissions and eligible expenses (T2200, T777, TD1X); and preparing compliance reports (T4 Summary, WCB Return) to labour standards and occupational health and safety. There will also be a demonstration of the payroll modules of popular software accounting programs (QuickBooks and Simply Accounting). You will practice the concepts through a sample case that will be built throughout the class.

This class is available through simultaneous web conferencing (live on your own computer) providing that you have a webcam, PC and highspeed internet. Call 306-775-7481 if you are interested in registering for this option or require additional course information.

(GST and materials included), 18 hours/ 6 sessions
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
November 12, 2015 - December 10, 2015
Tue, Thu - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 207.21
Registration deadline: November 11, 2015
Registration opens July 2, 2015
$485.00ReginaCRN: 201502-616
March 16, 2016 - April 13, 2016
Mon, Wed - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 207.21
Registration deadline: March 15, 2016
Registration opens July 2, 2015
$485.00ReginaCRN: 201503-608
November 12, 2015 - December 10, 2015
Tue, Thu - 7:00-10:00 pm
Registration deadline: November 11, 2015
Registration opens July 2, 2015
$485.00OnlineCRN: 201502-617
March 16, 2016 - April 13, 2016
Mon, Wed - 7:00-10:00 pm
Registration deadline: March 15, 2016
Registration opens July 2, 2015
$485.00OnlineCRN: 201503-609

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