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Bookkeeping for Small Business

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Six-Month Bundle (Part-Time)

Cost: $3402.00

‌Complete the Bookkeeping for Small Business Certificate part-time in just six months with our bundled programs.

To register, phone the Office of the Registrar at 1-888-823-8734 and reference the block code listed beside the bundle.


Six-Month Bundle 1

Block code BKKG 6M
September 5–April 10, 2025* | SAGE 50 | All courses online with scheduled meeting times

Course Dates Days & Times
Excel Level I Sept 4–18
Mon/Wed evenings, 6:30-9:30 PM
Bookkeeping Level I Sept 5–Oct 24 Tues/Thurs evenings, 6:30-9:30 PM
Bookkeeping Level II Oct 29–Dec 19 Tues/Thurs evenings, 6:30-9:30 PM
Payroll Accounting TBD Offered in Winter 2025
Computerized Accounting I TBD Offered in Winter 2025
Computerized Accounting II TBD Offered in Winter 2025

*Registration for the remaining Winter 2025 courses will take place in December.


Six-Month Bundle 2

Block code BKKG HOPE
Sept 16–April 11, 2025* | SAGE 50 | In-person at the Hope Campus

Course Dates Days & Times
Excel Level I Sept 16-25
Mon/Wed/Fri daytime, 9:30 AM-12:30 PM
Bookkeeping Level I Sept 27–Nov 4 Mon/Wed/Fri daytime, 9:30 AM-12:30 PM
No class Sept 30 & Oct 14
Bookkeeping Level II Nov 8–Dec 16 Mon/Wed/Fri daytime, 9:30 AM-12:30 PM
No class Nov 11
Payroll Accounting TBD Offered in Winter 2025
Computerized Accounting I TBD Offered in Winter 2025
Computerized Accounting II TBD Offered in Winter 2025

*Registration for the remaining Winter 2025 courses will take place in December.


Six-Month Bundle 2 (in-progress)

Block code BKKG 6M2
March 4–Sept 4, 2024 | SAGE 50 | All courses online with scheduled meeting times

Course Dates Days & Times
Bookkeeping Level I March 4April 24 Mon/Wed evenings, 6:30-9:30 PM
No class April 1
Excel Level I April 25May 9 Tues/Thurs evenings, 6:30-9:30 PM
Bookkeeping Level II April 29–June 24 Mon/Wed evenings, 6:30-9:30 PM
No class May 20
Payroll Accounting June 13July 18 Tues/Thurs evenings, 6:30-9:30 PM
Computerized Accounting I July 3–August 7 Mon/Wed evenings, 6:30-9:30 PM
No class Aug 5
Computerized Accounting II August 12–Sept 4 Mon/Wed evenings, 6:30-9:30 PM
No class Sept 2
Three-Month Accelerated Bundle (Full-Time)

Cost: $3402.00

Complete the Bookkeeping for Small Business Certificate in just 12 weeks with this full-time intensive program. Choose between studying SAGE 50 or QuickBooks (desktop version).

To register, phone the Office of the Registrar at 1-888-823-8734 and reference the block code listed beside the bundle below.


Three-Month Bundle - 1

Block code BKKG SG
September 4–November 29, 2024 |
SAGE 50 | All courses online with scheduled meeting times
Monday, Wednesday & Friday, 9:00 AM-3:30 PM

Course Dates
Bookkeeping Level I September 4–27 
Excel Level I September 4–16
Payroll Accounting October 2–30
Bookkeeping Level II October 2–November 15
No class Nov 11
Computerized Accounting I November 1–22
No class Nov 11
Computerized Accounting II November 22–29

 

Three-Month Bundle - 2

Block code BKKG QB
October 2–December 20, 2024 |
QuickBooks | All courses online with scheduled meeting times
Monday, Wednesday & Friday, 9:00 AM-3:30 PM

Course Dates
Excel Level I October 2–11
Bookkeeping Level I October 2–25
No class Oct 14
Bookkeeping Level II October 28–November 6
No class Nov 11
Payroll Accounting October 28-November 25
No class Nov 11
QuickBooks I November 27-December 13
QuickBooks II December 13-20

 

Three-Month Bundle - Summer (in-progress)

Block code BKKG SG2
May 6–July 22, 2024 | SAGE 50 | All courses online with scheduled meeting times

Course Dates
Bookkeeping Level I May 629
Excel Level I May 6–15
Bookkeeping Level II May 31–July 8
Payroll Accounting May 31–June 24
Computerized Accounting I June 26–July 15
Computerized Accounting II July 15–22

 

Phone 1-888-823-8734 and select option 1 to register.
Bookkeeping Level I

Cost: $624.00
Prerequisite: It is advised that students are comfortable with basic Windows operations and are familiar with Excel prior to this course.

This course provides an essential introduction to bookkeeping, including theoretical foundations and hands-on knowledge. Learn how to complete all the functions of the accounting cycle from transaction analysis to closing the books. Topics include the accounting model, basic financial statements, general ledger, and government taxation.


September 4–October 30, 2024 | Online, Monday & Wednesday evenings, 6:30–9:30 PM
CRN 80231
No class Sept 30 and Oct 14, 2024

Bookkeeping Level II

Cost: $634.00
Prerequisite: Bookkeeping Level I with B or better.

Building on the principles covered in Bookkeeping Level I, learn about financial statements preparation, accounts receivable, accounts payable, subsidiary ledgers, bank reconciliations, payroll, GST, PST, HST, trial balances, and year end.


October 1–November 21, 2024 | Online, Tuesday & Thursday evenings, 6:30–9:30 PM
CRN 80047

Computerized Accounting Level I (Sage 50)

Cost: $624.00
Prerequisite: Bookkeeping Level II with B or better.

Integrated bookkeeping/accounting software is a standard for small businesses. This course covers journal entries, purchases/sales orders and quotes, as well as invoicing, receipts and payments for payables, receivables, and inventory. Familiarize yourself with the reporting and tax features provided by accounting software. Payroll is not covered.

Students should be competent in computer skills before taking this course.


September 10–October 10, 2024 | Online, Tuesday & Thursday evenings, 6:30–9:30 PM
CRN 80035

Computerized Accounting Level II (Sage 50)

Cost: $583.00
Prerequisite: Computerized Accounting Level I with B or better.

Build on what you have learned in Computerized Accounting Level I and learn about banking, payroll, projects, inventory, adjustments and closing. This course does not teach accounting fundamentals.


October 21–November 13, 2024 | Online, Monday & Wednesday evenings, 6:30–9:30 PM
CRN 80206
No class November 11

QuickBooks Level I

Cost: $624.00
Prerequisite: Bookkeeping Level II with B or better.

Learn how to manage billing, estimates, collections, inventory management, and payroll using QuickBooks accounting software. This course studies the desktop version of QuickBooks.

Students may take QuickBooks Level I and II instead of Computerized Accounting (Sage 50) Level I and II to complete the Bookkeeping for Small Business certificate. Students should be competent in computer skills before taking this course.


September 4–October 9, 2024 | Online, Monday & Wednesday evenings, 6:30–9:30 PM
CRN 80031
No class September 30

QuickBooks Level II

Cost: $583.00
Prerequisite: QuickBooks Level I with B or better.

Build on the skills you developed in QuickBooks Level I. Learn how to create and manage a new company, including company setup and payroll and inventory transactions. This course studies the desktop version of QuickBooks.


November 18–December 9, 2024 | Online, Monday & Wednesday evenings, 6:30–9:30 PM
CRN 80055

Excel Level I

Cost: $354.00

Learn how to use MS Excel to create spreadsheets that include AutoSum, conditional formatting, formulas, and absolute addresses. Develop or edit spreadsheets using a variety of MS Excel attributes and fine-tune your new skills by creating charts. This course is designed for people with prior Excel experience. We encourage students with no such experience to take Excel Basics for the Office.

Students with credit for ABT 137 or RM 06 Spreadsheets: Excel will receive credit for this course provided software version is the same.


November 26–December 10, 2024 | Online, Tuesday & Thursday evenings, 6:30–9:30 PM
CRN 80033

Payroll Accounting

Cost: $583.00
Prerequisite: Bookkeeping Level I with B or better.

Learn to manage a payroll accounting system, with an emphasis on the calculation of earnings and deductions to conform to federal and provincial laws and accounting best practices. Find out how to complete forms required by law and the necessary accounting entries performed as part of basic payroll recordkeeping. This is a general course that is not specific to any one business.


November 4–December 11, 2024 | Online, Monday & Wednesday evenings, 6:30–9:30 PM
CRN 80048
No class November 11

Bookkeeping Practicum

Cost: $826.00
Prerequisite: Completion of the Bookkeeping for Small Business certificate.

Participate in a two-week work practicum with a local employer to apply what you have learned in class and gain experience. To qualify, you must have successfully completed all previous coursework and grade requirements. Transportation to the practicum site is your responsibility and may require travel outside your area of residence.

Practicum is not a requirement for certificate completion.

Please contact cepracticum@ufv.ca if you are interested in participating in Practicum.


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