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FMGT 2711 - Computerized Accounting

Financial Management Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

Course Details

A specialist module that introduces students to the Windows operating system, computer-based financial information systems, and comprehensive accounting and record keeping for a small business.

Prerequisite(s)

FMGT 1100 or FMGT 1105 or FMGT 1110

Credits

3.0

Cost

$651.49

Winter 2018

Below are two offerings of this course for the Winter 2018 term.

CRN 76591

Sat Jan 06 - Sat Mar 31 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 06 - Mar 31 Sat 13:00 - 16:00 BBY SE06 Rm. 104

Instructor

Tom McDonald

Course Outline

Cost

$651.49

Notes

  1. This is a computer/lab-based course where each student requires a personal workstation. If the course fills, capacity WILL NOT be increased or overridden, laptops are not a viable option for this class. No class Saturday, February 11th.

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 76592

Wed Jan 10 - Wed Apr 04 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 10 - Apr 04 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE06 Rm. 230

Instructor

David Crampton

Course Outline

Cost

$651.49

Notes

  1. This is a computer/lab-based course where each student requires a personal workstation. If the course fills, capacity WILL NOT be increased or overridden, laptops are not a viable option for this class.

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

Spring/Summer 2018

Below are four offerings of this course for the Spring/Summer 2018 term.

CRN 58610

Wed Apr 11 - Wed Jul 04 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 11 - Jul 04 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE06 Rm. 230

Instructor

David Crampton

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$651.49

Notes

  1. This is a computer/lab-based course where each student requires a personal workstation. If the course fills, capacity WILL NOT be increased or over-ridden, nor are lap-tops a viable option for this class.

This section is only available for registration starting Wed, Feb 21 at 9:00 am (PST)

Sneak Preview

CRN 58609

Sat Apr 21 - Sat Jun 23 10 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 21 - Jun 23 Sat 13:00 - 17:00 BBY SE06 Rm. 104

Instructor

Tom McDonald

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$651.49

Notes

  1. This is a computer/lab-based course where each student requires a personal workstation. If the course fills, capacity WILL NOT be increased or over-ridden, not are lap-tops a viable option for this class.

This section is only available for registration starting Wed, Feb 21 at 9:00 am (PST)

Sneak Preview

CRN 60438

Tue Jun 12 - Tue Jul 24 7 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 12 - Jul 24 Tue/Thu 13:00 - 16:00 BBY SE06 Rm. 102

Instructor

Peter Goel

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$651.49

This section is only available for registration starting Wed, Feb 21 at 9:00 am (PST)

Sneak Preview

CRN 58607

Sat Jul 21 - Sat Aug 25 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jul 21 - Aug 25 Sat 09:00 - 16:30 BBY SE06 Rm. 104

Instructor

David Crampton

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$651.49

Notes

  1. This is a computer/lab-based course where each student requires a personal workstation. If the course fills, capacity WILL NOT be increased or over-ridden and lap-tops are NOT a viable option for this class.

This section is only available for registration starting Wed, Feb 21 at 9:00 am (PST)

Sneak Preview

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Understand the structure of computer-based accounting systems.
  • Apply accounting principles to packaged accounting systems.
  • Setup an accounting system using Sage50 Accounting.
  • Convert a manual accounting to a computer-based accounting system.
  • Perform all of the activities in the accounting cycle (transactions entry, posting, adjusting entries, closing entries, and financial statement preparation) for a small business.
  • Perform daily transactions that include Customer, Vendor, Employee, and Inventory transactions using specialized modules in a Windows-based small business accounting application.
  • Recognize the shortcomings and limitations of Sage 50 Accounting and other similar (simple) accounting packages.
  • Identify situations wherein Sage 50 Accounting and similar packages can be effectively implemented.

Effective as of Winter 2018

Related Programs

FMGT 2711 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business

  1. Accounting
    Part-time   Diploma
  2. Computerized Accounting
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  3. Finance
    Part-time   Diploma
  4. Financial Management (Finance Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  5. Financial Management (Professional Accounting Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  6. Financial Planning
    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 2018

Books for Winter 2018 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 Accounting 2017 Plus Student DVD
Author Mary Purbhoo
Publisher Pearson Canada
Copyright 2018
Binding Spiral
ISBN 978-0-13478-268-3
Price $149.95
Required

Spring/Summer 2018

No information on books is currently available for Spring/Summer 2018 offerings of this course.

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