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COMP 1255 - Applied Sage 50 Accounting

Computer Systems Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

Course Details

This hands-on course introduces the Sage 50 Accounting software package previously known as Simply Accounting. Sage 50 provides the tools to manage bookkeeping, payroll and small business accounting needs. Participants must already understand accounting theory. FMGT 1100 or equivalent accounting knowledge is a prerequisite for this course. Labs and exercises cover accessing the Sage 50 product and setting up a complete set of books including G/L, accounts receivable, accounts payable, inventory and payroll. Students have the ability to access a version of Sage 50 for practice outside of class. Upon successful completion students will be able to use the Sage 50 Accounting product tools to manage small business bookkeeping, payroll and financial management needs. COMP 1255 is aimed at BCIT Computing students. It is an elective in the “Applied Computer Applications”, and “Applied Computer Information Systems” associate certificates as well as the CST/PTS Diploma. COMP 1255 will run once a year in the winter term.

Prerequisite(s)

COMP 1002 and FMGT 1100 or equivalent knowledge of MS Windows file management and accounting principles.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$545.00

Winter 2017

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2017 term.

CRN 10917

Tue Jan 10 - Tue Mar 28 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 10 - Mar 28 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE12 Rm. 301

Instructor

William Wingson

Course Outline

TBD

Cost

$545.00

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Convert manual records to a computerized system.
  • Create data files using Sage 50 Accounting.
  • Analyze and enter sales and payable transactions.
  • Make adjusting and reversing entries.
  • Make payroll entries.
  • Track inventory and services.
  • Use bank reconciliation feature.
  • Print financial and management reports.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2015

Related Programs

COMP 1255 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business

  1. Financial Management (Finance Option)
    Part-time   Certificate

School of Computing and Academic Studies

  1. Applied Computer Applications (ACA)
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  2. Applied Computer Information Systems (ACIS)
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  3. Computer Systems
    Part-time   Diploma

Books & Supplies

The BCIT bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and stationery. Please visit bcit.ca/bookstore for more information.

Winter 2017

Books for Winter 2017 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Burnaby Bookstore

If you are taking this course, but are not taking it through either Distance Education or Online Learning, nor at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Burnaby Bookstore.

Using Sage 50, 2016 Version Plus Student DVD
Author Mary Purbhoo
Publisher Pearson Canada
Copyright 1917
Binding Spiral
ISBN 978-0-13458-578-9
Price $159.95
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