Business Management Diploma – Accounting Specialization

Take the first step towards your career in

Accounting and Bookkeeping!

Both in Kelowna and all throughout BC, there is a great need for competent business professionals who have the potential to work in a managerial capacity.

Graduates of Career City College’s Business Management Diploma, with a specialization in Accounting, will set themselves on the path to a career in accounting. This program covers the important fundamentals of working in any business environment which includes training on functioning with office technologies, developing interpersonal and communication skills, marketing, and more!

Set yourself apart in the competitive job market and work towards your goal of management success with our focused attention on Accounting and Bookkeeping education. We help build your accounting and bookkeeping potential by providing a foundation in accounting fundamentals, QuickBooks, Sage (Simply) 50, Kashoo, and Canadian Payroll.

If you are so inclined, the Business Management Diploma also encompasses the skills and know-how you will need to run your own bookkeeping business.

Finally, we will help you land your dream job with job search and career planning training!

The Business Management Diploma – Accounting Specialization was reviewed and approved by the registrar of the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training.

Available Online, On Campus, or both!

Course Overview

  • Learn how to operate the most in-demand Microsoft Office programs
    • Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Master keyboarding
  • Communicate effectively in the business environment
  • Learn to market yourself and your company
  • Perfect your customer service skills
  • Learn how to use the most in-demand Accounting and Bookkeeping software:
    • QuickBooks
    • Sage (Simply) 50
    • Kashoo
  • Understand Accounting fundamentals and Canadian Payroll

Core Courses:

GEN100 - Strategies for Scholastic Success
This course introduces students to the post-secondary environment, sets expectations for the rest of the program and identifies the tools that are available to them in the program. It empowers students with the tools they need to take charge of their academic and lifelong success. It further helps to explore and develop their personal responsibility, self-motivation, interdependence, and self-esteem, and to make wise choices that create successful results.

GEN110 - Keyboarding
This course is designed to help students in developing, increasing, and refining their keyboarding skills, proofreading skills, speed, and accuracy. Students are given access to a keyboarding software and their progress in monitored daily.

BMD100 - Introduction to Information Technology
This course introduces students to computers, computer technology and basic computer functions. It introduces file manipulation and the various and efficient uses of the internet.

BMD110 - Word Processing Core
This course introduces students to word processing and to Microsoft Word. It helps to develop skills in creating and manipulating highly functional documents.

BMD110 - Word Processing Advanced
This course teaches students how to use a variety of intermediate and advanced features to create and format business documents including online forms and personalized mailings. Students also learn to collaborate with other users, create outlines, use master documents and work with long documents. Word Processing Core is the prerequisite.

BMD120 - Spreadsheets
This course introduces students to spreadsheets and to Microsoft Excel. You will learn how to work with different types of documents using a variety of core and intermediate features to create and edit professional. manipulating highly functional spreadsheets.

BMD125 - Spreadsheets Advanced
This course introduces students to advanced functions and features of spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel. Spreadsheets Advanced teaches students how to work with sorting, pictures, graphs and other features of Microsoft Excel. It helps to develop advanced skills in creating and manipulating highly functional spreadsheets

BMD140 - Design Principles and Presentation
This course introduces students to the basic design principles and to Microsoft PowerPoint. IT helps to develop skills in creating and manipulating highly functional multimedia presentations.

BMD150 - Email, Scheduling, & Calendars
This course introduces students to email and to Microsoft Outlook. It helps to develop skills in managing email, calendars, contacts, and tasks.

BMD160 - Business Language & Communication Skills
This course introduces students to business English and the communication in a business environment.

BMD165 - Business Writing
This course is designed to provide students with all of the information and practice they need to communicate effectively in the business world. Business Writing features a stronger focus on technology with a new chapter on drafting messages for electronic media, new cutting-edge business content including social media and e-portfolios which focuses on grammar, vocabulary, and writing. You’ll discover how business communication differs from personal and social communication, and you’ll see how today’s companies are using blogs, social networks, podcasts, virtual worlds, wikis, and other technologies.

BMD170 - Office Procedures
This course introduces students to positive workplace values and various strategies and techniques to maximize productivity and efficiency in the workplace.

BMD180 - Customer Relationship Management
This course introduces students to customer relationship management and establishes the importance of customer service in relations to sales and business.

BMD190 - Records Management
This course introduces students to systems related to managing records and office procedures as it applies to office machines and protocols.

BMD200 - Business Management & Entrepreneurship
This course introduces students to the principles and practices required for business management and covers tactics used to motivate and manage people.
This course is organized to follow the life-cycle of an entrepreneurial venture—from concept through implementation to harvesting or replication. It moves further into the entrepreneurial process—discussing the business plan and also the unique aspects of managing and growing entrepreneurial ventures and small businesses.

BMD280 - Sales Strategies & Marketing
This course introduces students to marketing and establishes the importance of sales strategies in marketing. Students learn the high performance sales strategies and learn the effective ways to make that first critical hour deliver to success.

GEN200 - Job Search and Career Planning
This course introduces strategies for planning a career including strength analysis, resume building and interview skills improvement.

Accounting Specialization:

BMD300 - Accounting Fundamentals Core
This course provides students with a strong foundation in the basics of Accounting. Further, it gives extensive practice to understand the rules of debits and credits, transaction analysis, month-end duties, adjusting entries, closing entries, and financial statements.

BMD310 - Accounting Fundamentals Advanced
This course is a continuation of College Accounting Core. This focuses on special journals, bank reconciliations, bad debts, petty cash, corporations, dividends, bonds, and retained earnings.

BMD320 - QuickBooks Core
This course introduces students to step-by-step instructions to set up a company in QuickBooks. It also teaches how to perform daily accounting tasks in the General Ledger, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, and Payroll.

BMD325 - QuickBooks Advanced
This course is a continuation of QuickBooks Core and introduces some of the more advanced functions and capabilities of QuickBooks. Students will learn how to create company files, and deal with more advanced tasks for receivables, payables, inventory, and payroll.

BMD330 - Sage Accounting Core
This course introduces Sage 50 Premium Accounting and teaches you how to perform daily accounting tasks in the general ledger, accounts receivable, accounts payable, and payroll.

BMD335 - Sage Accounting Advanced
This course is a continuation of Sage Accounting Core and introduces some of the more advanced functions and capabilities of Sage 50. Students will learn how to create company files, and deal with more advanced tasks for receivables, payables, inventory and payroll.

BMD340 - Cloud Accounting (Kashoo)
This course is designed to give an online awareness to cloud accounting and Kashoo. Kashoo accounting software is the best cloud accounting and bookkeeping solution for any business and students are taught ot set up a new company and do a complete accounting cycle in the program. This teaches them how to create invoices, accept payments, print checks, make adjustments, view and print the financial statements.

BMD350 - Canadian Payroll
This course introduces and educates the students with the basic principles and procedures to calculate and create payroll cheques and payroll deductions. It is designed to educate both manual payroll calculations as well as online payroll calculations.

Admission Requirements:

  • Applicants must have completed grade 12 or equivalent, or have mature student status (at least 19 years old).
  • Applicants whose primary language is not English must also achieve a minimum of 60% on the CCC language assessment prior to enrolling.

By taking our program, you can qualify for the following positions:

  • Office Assistants
  • Administrative Assistants
  • Bookkeepers
  • Bank Clerks
  • Executive Assistants
  • Accounting Assistants
  • Receptionists
  • Organizational Analyst
  • Office Manager
  • Financial Assistants
  • Office Administrators
  • Supervisors

Source:  Government of Canada

 

Apply Now Contact Us

Call us for FREE career information: 250.317.2222

 

Contact Information
Career City College
Kelowna Campus
Stay in Touch
Request Information

I understand that by submitting this form, I consent to be contacted by email, phone, text message or any other form of communication by Career City College. My consent can be withdrawn at any time.