- International Fees
International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
This course introduces students to Intuit's QuickBooks (online) and Sage 300 ERP accounting software as well as an introduction to Data and Analytics using various tools including Excel, Power BI and Tableau. QuickBooks, is typically used by small businesses and not-for-profit entities while Sage 300 ERP is used by larger organizations. Students are introduced to various commonly used features, including transaction entry, file management master record maintenance and reporting features including printing financial statements.
Below is one offering of FMGT 3720 for the Winter 2024 term.
Thu Jan 11 - Thu Mar 14 (10 weeks)
- 10 weeks
- CRN 46327
- Domestic fees $688.28International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
|Jan 11 - Jan 18||Thu||18:00 - 22:00||Online|
|Jan 25||Thu||18:00 - 22:00||Burnaby SE06 Rm. 103|
|Feb 01 - Feb 15||Thu||18:00 - 22:00||Online|
|Feb 22||Thu||18:00 - 22:00||Burnaby SE06 Rm. 103|
|Feb 29||Thu||18:00 - 22:00||Online|
|Mar 07||Thu||18:00 - 22:00||Burnaby SE06 Rm. 103|
|Mar 14||Thu||18:00 - 22:00||Online|
Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.
- Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
- International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
The following dates will be HELD IN-CLASS at the Burnaby Campus: Thursday, January 25th (18:00 - 22:00), Thursday, February 22nd (18:00 - 22:00), and Thursday, March 7th (18:00 - 22:00). This is a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) course. Please be advised that you will NEED TO BRING YOUR OWN DEVICE to each in-person class. Please ensure that your device has at least four (4) hours of battery life. Computing requirements for the School of Business and Media can be found here: www.bcit.ca/files/business/pdf/bcit-sobm-byod.pdf. Information about student discounts on technology products can be found here: www.bcit.ca/it-services/student-discounts/. A desktop computer is not suitable for this course. Students are advised to purchase the textbook, Data Analytics in Accounting, by Dzuranin, Geerts and Lenk, and Wiley Plus Access, available through the BCIT Bookstore, before the start of the course. This textbook will also be used for FMGT 4710 (Advanced Computer Applications 2). This is not a self-paced course. You will be expected to be available and online on the posted days and times shown on your registration schedule. It is important you have a stable and consistent internet connection to access course content. Course content, type and quality of assignments, and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. To be successful in this online course, plan to spend 7-10 hours per week on your studies, or more if it’s a condensed course, starting Week 1. Important course information will be sent to your myBCIT account prior to your course start date.
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Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Navigate the principal features and functionality of QuickBooks Online accounting software.
- Perform activities for the major business processes
- Set up and maintain company, customer, vendor and inventory records
- Run and export financial statements and variety of business reports
- Navigate the principal features and functionality of Sage 300 ERP.
- Copy, backup, restore and manage data files
- Use batches to record/modify/post transactions for the major business processes
- Create and maintain vendor and customer master records
- Select settings for batch posting to subsidiary and general ledgers.
- Run financial statements and various business reports.
- Perform processes to extract, transform and load data for analysis
- Develop critical thinking principles to decision-making
- Use various tools including Excel, Power BI and Tableau for visual presentation of analysis results
Effective as of Winter 2024
Advanced Computer Applications 1 (FMGT 3720) is offered as a part of the following programs:
School of Business + Media
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