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COMP 1255 - Applied Sage 50 Accounting

Computer Systems Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

Course Details

his 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.

Prerequisite(s)

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

Credits

3.0

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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.

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

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