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OLRN1715 Accounting Basics I

Description: Introduces the student to how accounting information is used by, and meets the needs of both internal and external users through effective and efficient communication as well as what accounting information is required by a business concern to reflect clearly the operating results of the enterprise over its operating life. Students will also be introduced to generally accepted accounting principles,the interpretation and preparation of financial statements and how this information is recorded in the various business records.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
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OLRN1725 Accounting Basics II

Description: In this second of the two introductory accounting courses, students will expand their understanding of accounting principles and concepts while covering specific topics including: capital assets, corporations' shareholders' equity, and bonds payable. Preparation of the Statements of Retained Earnings and Cash flows will also be covered. Finally, the students will expand their understanding of the role of financial statement users by studying financial statement analysis.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites: OLRN1715
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ACCT1430 Accounting Fundamentals

Description: You'll learn the basics of double-entry bookkeeping, as well as how to analyze and record financial transactions. You'll get hands-on experience with handling accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll procedures, sales taxes, and various common banking activities, writing checks to preparing an income statement and closing out accounts at the end of each fiscal period. Ideal for anyone looking to gain an understanding of accounting basics.
Hours: 24
Credits: 2
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OLRN1007 Accounting Theory and Policy

Description: This is an advanced course in Accounting Theory and although it does not ignore the institutional structure of accounting and standard setting, it is presented with a view toward a theoretical orientation with contributions from other disciplines including economics and finance. Standards such as reserve recognition, management discussion and analysis, employee stock options, post employment benefits, financial instruments, ceiling tests, hedge accounting and comprehensive income are critically evaluated. Integration of Canadian and U.S. standards with those of the International Accounting Standards Board is presented to facilitate the transition toward the adoption of IASB standards in 2011 for public companies. Practical and theoretical problems of the present value model, foreign exchange accounting, the process and issues related to standard setting, agency theory and other topics relevant to current events are discussed. Students will be able to select appropriate accounting policies for the specialized industry they find themselves working in upon graduation.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
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OLRN1029 Advanced Financial Accounting

Description: This course in Advanced Accounting will emphasize the following accounting topics: recording and reporting of inter-corporate investments and business combinations, consolidation of subsidiaries, foreign currency transactions, foreign operations reporting, and financial reporting in the not-for-profit sector. Standard setting both internationally and in Canada will be discussed relating to IFRS and ASPE. Professional judgment and the ability to apply conceptual principles and accounting policies will be developed and enhanced so that students may embark on a successful career in the accounting profession.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
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OLRN1084 Auditing 1

Description: This course will examine information systems, information flows, source document flows, design for effective data storage and retrieval, auditing controls and computer systems with a focus on information that executives could use to support decision making. MS Access will be used to provide illustration and practice in database concepts.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites: OLRN2022
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OLRN1076 Business Finance I

Description: This course provides an overview of financial management and covers financial statement analysis, forecasting, operating and financial leverage, working capital management, and sources of short-term financing. It provides a brief review of time value of money concepts as a stepping stone for capital budgeting decisions to be reviewed in Business Finance II. Some long-term financing valuation concepts are also addressed.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites: OLRN2022
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MATH1002 Business Math

Description: This course provides a review of basic arithmetic and algebra as well as providing students with mathematical tools and concepts needed for other college courses and in future employment. This course is to prepare students for later courses in Business, Finance and Accounting.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
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OLRN1319 Computerized Accounting

Description: This course introduces student to a multi-module accounting software program designed for small to medium-sized buisnesses. Students will use the software and their knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) to create and maintain accounting records, including period end procedures and the creation of financial statemnets for sole proprietorship. This course uses Sage 50.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites: OLRN1715
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ACCT1350 Cost and Managerial Accounting I

Description: This course introduces managerial accounting concepts and terminology including the elements of a job costing system, the application of cost-volume-profit analysis and the application of job order costing, process costing and activity based costing.
Hours: 48
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites: ACCT1030 or OLRN1315 or OLRN1715
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ACCT1360 Cost and Managerial Accounting II

Description: This course examines the various approaches to the treatment of fixed manufacturing overhead on income statements, various approaches for measuring performance including use of segmented income statements, various methods of allocating service department costs and the costs of a joint processes, various methods of arriving at prices for products and services, the nature and importance of accounting for quality costs, and various methods of analyzing cost behavior.
Hours: 48
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites: ACCT1350, COMP1056 or OLRN1087
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OLRN1028 Financial Accounting Concepts

Description: This course provides an overview of the financial reporting process. It concentrates on the recording process and the production of financial statements. The course introduces simple tools to allow you to analyze financial information and explain the information contained in the financial statements in your future roles as managers, investors, or other users of financial accounting information.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
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OLRN2012 Intermediate Accounting I

Description: The main purpose of financial accounting is to provide users external to the organization with relevant and reliable information for decision making purposes. This course is designed to provide the accounting student with the skills required for the preparation and interpretation of financial statements. Topics include accounting for corporations, long-term debt, debt and share investments, the statement of cash flows, and financial statement analysis and the framework for financial accounting.
Hours: 56
Credits: 4
Pre-Requisites: ACCT1040 or OLRN1725
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OLRN2022 Intermediate Accounting II

Description: This course is designed to give students an understanding and solid foundation in financial reporting, with a focus on current assets, property, plant, and equipment. Revenue and expense recognition, cash, receivables, and inventory will also be covered.
Hours: 56
Credits: 4
Pre-Requisites: OLRN2012
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OLRN1026 Introduction to Forensic Accounting

Description: This course provides a basic understanding of the file of forensic accounting. It is designed to make you more aware and knowledgeable in the detection and prevention of white-collar crimes. Although the course is based mainly on theory and case analysis, it does delve into financial statement analysis and other tools designed to detect fraud along with various preventative measures to be considered when designing systems to prevent the occurrence of fraud and other abuses.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites: OLRN1725
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OLRN1002 Management Information Systems

Description: This course will examine information systems, information flows, source document flows, design for effective data storage and retrieval, auditing controls and computer systems with a focus on information that executives could use to support decision making. MS Access will be used to provide illustration and practice in database concepts.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
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OLRN1091 Office Simulation

Description: This course is a capstone course of the Office Assistant Certificate program. Students will have an opportunity to integrate their word processing and spreadsheet skills by completing a variety of office tasks. Students will prioritize work in order to complete tasks within time constraints.
Hours: 60
Credits: 4
Pre-Requisites: OLRN1930, OLRN2055
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ACCT1080 QuickBooks Level I

Description: This course is an introduction to QuickBooks 2016. Over the course of 6 modules, you will learn the how to make General Journal entries, enter payroll transactions; as well as enter Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable transactions and inventory transactions. We will also look at various reports used to analyze a business's financial activity.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
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ACCT1085 QuickBooks Level II

Description: This course will build on the learning from the Introduction course and will include the following topics: setting up a new company, purchasing, inventory management, units of measure, estimates and progress billing, job costing, customizing invoices and other forms, multicurrency, budgeting and advanced reporting (customizing and memorizing).
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites: ACCT0010 or ACCT1080
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OLRN1019 Sage 300 ERP (ACCPAC) Accounts Payable

Description: Examine ledger set up, adding vendor accounts, daily transactions, processing reports and periodic processing.
Hours: 18
Credits: 1
Pre-Requisites: OLRN1016
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OLRN1022 Sage 300 ERP (ACCPAC) Accounts Receivable and Payroll

Description: Focus on ledger setup, adding customer accounts, daily transaction processing, reports and periodic processing. Learn to prepare payroll data and process payroll transactions.
Hours: 36
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites: OLRN1019
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OLRN1016 Sage 300 ERP (ACCPAC) General Ledger

Description: Focus on the creation of a company and a chart of accounts, entering transactions and producing financial reports. It is recommended that students have computer basics with Windows 7, Word and Excel.
Hours: 18
Credits: 1
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OLRN1065 Small Business Financial Management

Description: The major purpose of this course is to prepare students to assume a role as entrepreneur, acting as a general manager, as opposed to an accounting technician or financial specialist. The emphasis is on developing a broad understanding of those accounting and financial management concepts and terminologies which will serve this objective.
Hours: 56
Credits: 4
Pre-Requisites: OLRN1174, OLRN1173
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