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Bookkeeping For Small Business and Entrepreneurs, Beginner (BKPG 1800)

A short, concentrated course which is intended for owners, prospective owners or bookkeepers who currently operate or plan to start a small business and need to understand accounting and business principles. Your hands-on course will provide you with practice working through an actual set of books. Daily, monthly and yearly transactions will show you the accounting cycle for a year at a glance. Due to the quick pace of your course, you should plan to commit yourself to all sessions in order to get the full benefit. Please bring a pen, pencil (mechanical preferred) ruler, calculator and notebook to your class. The topics covered are; the essentials of opening for business; the set-up and recording of transactions in a journal; posting to a ledger; categorizing assets, liabilities, capital, income and expenses; payroll, petty cash, accounts receivable and payable; bank reconciliation and depreciation; worksheet, income statement and balance sheet; year-end adjustments and closing entries; government forms: GST, E&H Tax, Worker’s Compensation & T-4’s.

M-Th course runs M-Th for the first week and M-W for the second week. Sa-Su course classes are each Sa and Su for two weekends.

(GST and materials included), 28 hours/2 weeks
CRNStart DateFeeLocation
CRN: 201402-267October 18, 2014 - October 26, 2014
Sun, Sat - 9:00 am-4:59 pm
Room: 128
Registration Deadline: October 18, 2014
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CRN: 201404-26May 4, 2015 - May 13, 2015
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu - 6:30-10:29 pm
Room: 128
Registration Deadline: May 4, 2015
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