BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

APBT-220 - Executive Assistant Accounting 1 - 3.00 Credits

APBT-220 - Executive Assistant Accounting 1 - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
This course is an introduction to manual accounting. Emphasis is placed on fundamental accounting principles and their application in day-to-day business situations. Topics covered include the accounting cycle, cash and receivables, inventory valuation, and the use of special journals and subsidiary ledgers.
Part of the:
  • Office Administration Department
  • Available/Required in the following Programs:
  • Executive Assistant Diploma - Diploma Completion Plan
  • Prerequisites : Office Administration Assistant Certificate or instructor permission
    Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: Relevant Bachelor's Degree
    Office Hours: 1.5 hours per week
    Contact Hours: 45
    Student Evaluation
    Assignments: 50-70%, Final 30-50%, Total 100%. Grading procedures follow NVIT policy.
    Learning Outcomes:

    Upon successful completion of the course students should be able to:

    • demonstrate the function of accounting; 

    • use accounting terminology; 

    • classify, record and summarize business transactions as they relate to service and merchandising operations; 

    • account for the various classifications of assets and liabilities of a business; 

    • prepare special journals and subsidiary ledgers; and

    • demonstrate skills of orderly arrangements of date, self-checking and systematic analysis of data summarization.

    Text and Materials: Slater, J. & Zwicker, B. (Current ed.). College Accounting: A Practical Approach. Toronto, ON: Pearson Canada.
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