Upon successful completion of the program, a graduate will:
Record financial transactions in compliance with Canadian Generally Accepted Accounting Principles for sole proprietorships, partnerships, private enterprises, publicly accountable enterprises and non-profit organizations.
You will put your accounting knowledge and skills into practice during the 84-hour business placement component of this program. Students find the placement with support from the business placement advisor who provides students with direction and assistance in the development of resumés and job search techniques.
The Accounting Centre is a resource available to all students enrolled in accounting courses. Students provide assistance with textbook concepts, homework questions and an overall understanding of course material from 1st to 6th semester.
Supported software packages:
Simply Accounting Profile - T1 & T2 Plus ACCPAC
Throughout this program, you will develop practical and thorough knowledge of accounting practices, related technology applications, business analytics and soft skills required to help find employment after graduation. You can pursue career opportunities in accounts payable, accounts receivable, cost accounting, general ledger accounting, general accounting, credit and collections, inventory control, payroll accounting, budget analysis consulting, financial accounting, management accounting, and tax preparation.
Your solid understanding of current accounting practices and ability to use the latest accounting software will make you marketable in a competitive marketplace and allow you to excel at helping organizations manage and strengthen their financial well-being.
Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) Designation
Both the two-year Business-Accounting diploma and three-year Business Administration – Accounting advanced diploma programs offer pathways for students interested in pursuing an Ontario Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation. When recognized as transfer credits towards a qualifying university degree, the two-year Business-Accounting diploma and three-year Business Administration – Accounting advanced diploma support the completion of the CPA Professional Education Program academic requirements.
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
This diploma is a newly accredited program with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). The ACCA qualification is a global accountancy credential recognized in many countries and it will have particular appeal for those graduates working in global workplaces. Our graduates are eligible for exemptions against 3 of the 9 papers in the ACCA program. (In addition to the nine required papers, ACCA candidates must also complete additional academic requirements through ACCA and have proven 3 years practical work experience within a relevant role to earn the ACCA qualification.) Students are encouraged to stay informed about the current requirements to earn this qualification through information on the following websites:
Canadian Institute of Bookkeeping
The program meets the academic requirements for the Certified Bookkeeper (CB) designation offered by the Canadian Institute of Bookkeeping.
Accounting, Bachelor of Commerce
Credential: Honours Degree
Length: 8 semesters
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Business, Accounting & Management Success Stories
Accounting Students Take First Place in Worldwide Business Strategy Game
Wed, May 27, 2020
Three Professional Accounting Practice graduate certificate program graduates placed first in a worldwide Business Strategy Game competition.
Business Administration Student Helps Raise Pandemic Relief Funds for Community Shelter
Wed, May 27, 2020
Business Administration Student, Chiara Carozzi, along with her colleagues, helped raise funds to support relief efforts for Youth Without Shelter.
IIC Hosts Two In-Class Webinars on Zoom
Tue, May 26, 2020
Manager of Career Connections at the Insurance Institute of Canada (IIC), Trevor Buttrum, delivered two webinars to students and professors over Zoom.
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Faculty of Business Events
Instage VR Experience
Thu, July 02, 2020 | 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Humber's Centre for Entrepreneurship will be installing an Instage Virtual Reality Experience once activity resumes on campus.
In the meantime, Instage has offered to do live demonstrations which will help students improve in areas such as interviews, sales, and pitches.
Job Search 101
Wed, July 08, 2020 | 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Join us for an informative session with established professionals from RBC - The Royal Bank of Canada
June 25 and July 30
Faculty of Business News
Launch Me Competition Winners Announced
Wed, April 29, 2020
Congratulations to the winners who presented their final pitches on Zoom for a chance to win funding and resources to support their startups.
Finalists to Present Business Ideas Online for Launch Me Competition
Wed, April 01, 2020
The Launch Me Competition provides aspiring entrepreneurs the opportunity to develop and present their business ideas at a live pitch night.
Humber at Home
Wed, April 01, 2020
As we adjust to working and learning at home, it’s important to stay connected to each other.
No news at this time.
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