Accounting Software

Accounting Software Certificate of Completion


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Combining popular business accounting software with an understanding of basic accounting concepts, this program gives you the tools to get started in bookkeeping.

 These courses are offered in computer labs. Students are not required to bring their own computer to class.

  • Learn computerized accounting for your professional or personal life
  • Update your skills and earn a credential
  • Gain knowledge and techniques valued in any office setting
  • Learn bookkeeping skills to support your small business
  • Complete the 4 required courses (66 hours), 
  • Choose between one of the QuickBooks courses for your 4th course
  • You may take individual courses without earning the certificate
  • Can be completed within 1 semester up to a maximum of 5 years

All courses are offered every semester.

Accounting Principles for Computers
Learn basic bookkeeping concepts. Explore company structure, terminology and concepts (such as chart of accounts, accounts payable/receivable, the accounting cycle, financial reports) needed for software such as QuickBooks and Simply Accounting.
Note: This is a great foundation course for those with no accounting software experience, but may not want to complete the full certificate.

Subject code: XCAC 10005 12 Hours. Fee: $279  
CRN 50014
2 classesJune 2 - 39 a.m. - 4 p.m.Sat., Sun.

Simply Accounting (Sage 50), Level 1
Examine the functions and applications of the Simply Accounting ledgers, journals, and reports. You will have an opportunity to set up a fictitious company, and complete the transactions and procedures involved in an accounting cycle. This course focuses on the features and functions of the general ledger and accounts payable/receivable modules.
Recommended: Accounting Principles for Computers
Course materials: Approx $50+GST at the BookStore

Subject code: XCAC 10002 18 Hours. Fee: $329  
CRN 50015
3 classesJune 8 - 109 a.m. - 4 p.m.Fri., Sat., Sun.

Simply Accounting (Sage 50), Level 2
Build on your Simply Accounting Level 1 skills. This course covers chart of accounts, creating a budget, setting up the accounts for reconciliation, and using security features.  Learn how to handle inventory adjustments, receivable and payable discounts, and repayments. Customize the payroll journal, disburse vacation pay, create fiscal year comparative reports, and handle dynamic data exchange.
Recommended: Accounting Principles for Computers; Simply Accounting, Level 1

Subject code: XCAC 10007 18 Hours. Fee: $329  
CRN 50021
3 classesJune 15 - 179 a.m. - 4 p.m.Fri., Sat., Sun.


Choose One for Certificate Completion

QuickBooks, Level 1
Explore this popular, time-saving software. QuickBooks is designed to make accounting transactions for small businesses simply and speedy. Use this program to track invoicing, accounts payable and receivable, and revenues and expenses.
Recommended: Accounting Principles for Computers

Subject code: XCAC 10004 18 Hours. Fee: $329  
CRN 50020
3 classesJune 22 - 249 a.m. - 4 p.m.Fri., Sat., Sun.


QuickBooks Online Software
Explore this time-saving cloud based software.  The QuickBooks Online course is designed to make accounting transactions for small business simply and speedy, while being able to access the database in real time, on any computer with internet connection.  Use this program to track invoicing, accounts payable and receivable, and revenue and expenses.  This course is delivered in class.

Subject code: XCAC 10012 18 Hours. Fee: $329  Not offered in Spring 2018
CRN 30698
6 classesApril 9 - 256 p.m. - 9 p.m.Mon., Wed.



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For information about this program:
403.440.6861 or 1.888.392.3655
Mount Royal University, 4825 Mount Royal Gate SW, Calgary AB T3E 6K6

Customize this program for your organization through our Corporate Training department.

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