Course List - Office Systems and Accounting (Payroll)

AEC LCA.EU

SESSION 1

412-100-TV Introduction to the Profession

This course is designed to introduce students to their future working environment in the domain of
office systems and accounting, and to prepare students to integrate into the job market. Students
will receive competencies to work professionally and productive analysing work functions and
work styles, applying communication skills and building their professional carrier.

412-110-TV Word Processing I

This course is designed to enhance the knowledge required to use elementary MS Word 2007
applications in the Windows environment. It covers the concepts used in this field. You will be
capable to use MS Office to manipulate text and graphics elements, to create, edit, format, store,
retrieve and print text, and to provide other processing capabilities to meet the needs of a user.

603-110-TV Business English I

This course will help students develop proper technical writing skills in order to write effectively in
a business setting. Strategies to facilitate and improve writing will be taught, and attention will be
given to effective oral communication. Reading comprehension will also be developed.
This course is specifically designed for students in the business field. The emphasis will be on
grammar, sentence structure, vocabulary and spelling. Weekly writing workshops will give
students the opportunity to develop basic writing skills with the guidance and supervision of the
instructor.

410-110-TV Accounting I

The course is part of the Office System and Accounting program. This course is intended to serve
as an introduction to accounting. The course is designed to introduce, develop and continue the
work required in Office Systems and Accounting program. This course allows the student to obtain
accounting and bookkeeping skills in order to be able to maintain the books of any company
(single proprietorship, partnership of corporations) manually and eventually with the help of
computer software.
Beginning with the fundamentals of recording accounting transactions, students will
systematically investigate the major components of financial statements. After successfully
completing this course, students will be able to proceed in obtaining the knowledge and skills
necessary in learning to use the computerized Accounting Software, read and understand basic
financial statements with an appreciation of some of the problems and limitations inherent in the
preparations and use of financial reporting data.

401-100-TV Business Environment and Structure

The course is part of the Office System and Accounting program. The course Business Environment
& Structure gives the students a global vision of the enterprise in the context of globalization. The
course is designed to introduce, develop and continue the work required of courses in Office
Systems and Accounting program.
The course will help students analyze the influence of the environment on the enterprise, the
interaction between different functions of the enterprise, and give the definitions of those
functions in the organizational structure of the enterprise. Students will find out what the roles
and responsibilities of those persons involved in different activities are.
Special attention during the course will be devoted to the problem of globalization and its
influence on different levels of business environment. The students will be required to prepare
presentations on the topics selected by the teacher. Those presentations will enable them to feel
involved in the studies. The course will give the students a chance to see a bigger picture of the
world business and provide them with the necessary introductory competence to business
environment and structure coupled with the informative illustrations of the business world in
Canada and Quebec in particular.

602-110-TV Business French I

Ce cours repose sur les assises de l’enseignement communicatif. Il permet aux étudiants de
communiquer de façon interactive en français dans le milieu des affaires. Cette compétence
conduira l’étudiant à traiter en français avec les clients, les gestionnaires et les collègues. Le cours
représente le premier cours dans cette discipline qui conduit à la compétence ci-dessus
mentionnée. Son objectif général est d’atteindre les standards des compétences d’un français de
niveau I.

Il vise le développement des quatre habilités langagières tout en mettant l’accent sur la maîtrise
des principales règles du code linguistique et l’application des normes grammaticales à la
production de textes courants, tant à l’oral qu’à l’écrit.

Les étudiants, à l’issue de ce cours, seront en mesure de s’exprimer en français de façon interactive
dans le cadre du français des affaires.

SESSION 2

412-250-TV Excel I

This course is designed to develop the basic knowledge required to use elementary Microsoft Excel
applications. It covers the concepts used in this field. Students will be capable to organize their
data into lists and than treat, compare, and present data graphically.
As a final learning target, students will be given a final examination which will consolidate the
various skills, techniques and procedures introduced through the various units of this course. The
exam will consist of a series of practical related exercises in which the students will have to
produce electronic spreadsheets, enter, organize, and use data to solve business problems
involving mathematical calculations and financial decision making.

412-210-TV Word Processing II

This course is designed to enhance the knowledge required to use the latest version of Microsoft
Word applications in the office environment. It covers advanced concepts in this field. The student
will be capable to provide advanced processing capabilities to meet the needs of any modern day
office setting linked to word processing including advanced formatting, textual and data
processing for the office and most needs related to advanced presentations for all office based
needs.

As a final learning target, students will be given a final examination which will consolidate the
various skills, techniques and procedures introduced through the various units of this course. the
exam will consist of a series of practical related exercises in which the students will have to
produce electronic word processed documents that make use of advanced word processing and
graphic capabilities of electronic word processing software. Students will demonstrate their
capacity to use specific advanced formatting techniques.

603-210-TV Business English II

This course will help students strengthen proper technical writing skills in order to write effectively
in a business setting. Strategies to facilitate and improve writing will be taught, and attention will
be given to effective oral communication in different business situations. Advanced reading
comprehension will also be considered.

This course is specifically designed for students in the business field. The emphasis will be on the
specificities of grammar, sentence structure, vocabulary and spelling as they pertain to business
communication. Weekly writing workshops for business will give students the opportunity to
strengthen their writing skills with the guidance and supervision of the instructor.

410-210-TV Accounting II

The course is part of the Office System and Accounting program. This course is intended to serve
as an introduction to computerized accounting. Beginning with the fundamentals of recording
accounting transactions, students will systematically investigate the major components of
financial statements. After successfully completing this course, students will be able to use the
computerized Accounting Software, read and understand basic financial statements with an
appreciation of some of the problems and limitations inherent in the preparations and use of
financial reporting data. This course in Accounting is designed to introduce, develop and continue
the work required in Office Systems and Accounting program.

412-200-TV Payroll Law

This is the first payroll course in the Office Systems and Accounting program. This course prepares
students to acquire a thorough understanding of the different laws behind payroll operations.
Students will learn to apply Canadian and provincial laws to the payroll decision process including
the Canada Pension Plan, the Employment Insurance Act, the Income Tax Act, Employment
legislation, workers compensation, provincial laws and regulations. At the end of the course,
students will be able to communicate clearly the legal aspects surrounding all payroll operations.
The final learning target will be evaluated through an in-class written examination.

602-210-TV Business French II

Ce cours repose sur les assises de l’enseignement communicatif. Ce deuxième cours du programme
en français permet aux étudiants de communiquer de manière plus avancée dans le milieu des
affaires. L’étudiant pourra mieux traiter en français avec les clients, les gestionnaires et les
collègues. Le cours représente le deuxième cours dans cette discipline qui conduit à la compétence
ci-dessus mentionnée. Son objectif général est d’atteindre les standards des compétences d’un
français de niveau II.

Il vise le renforcement des quatre habilités langagières tout en mettant l’accent sur la maîtrise
des principales règles du code linguistique et l’application des normes grammaticales à la
production de textes courants, tant à l’oral qu’à l’écrit.

Les étudiants, à l’issue de ce cours, seront en mesure de mieux s’exprimer en français de façon
interactive dans le cadre du français des affaires.

SESSION 3

412-310-TV Internet, Social Media and Marketing for Business

This course is designed to enhance the knowledge required to use different office automation
tools. It covers the concepts used in this field. You will be capable to use different hardware and
software in document-intensive business and provide technical support the operation of the office
setting.

The student will use the Internet, the social media, and Microsoft Office for different business
applications, search for information using the Internet for specific business marketing related
inquiries and present findings, and use traditional office tools while experimenting with various
technologies that have become indispensable in today’s office.

410-360-TV Finance

This course is designed to enhance the knowledge required to use different office automation
tools. It covers the concepts used in this field. You will be capable to use different hardware and
software in document-intensive business and provide technical support the operation of the office
setting.

The student will use the Internet, the social media, and Microsoft Office for different business
applications, search for information using the Internet for specific business marketing related
inquiries and present findings, and use traditional office tools while experimenting with various
technologies that have become indispensable in today’s office.

In order to be able to maintain the books of any company (single proprietorship, partnership of
corporations) manually and eventually with the help of computer software. This course is
intended to serve as an introduction to financial accounting. Beginning with the fundamentals of
recording accounting transactions, students will systematically investigate the major components
of financial statements. After successfully completing this course, students will be able re read
and understand basic financial statements with an appreciation of some of the problems and
limitations inherent in the preparations and use of financial reporting data. Beginning with the
fundamentals of recording accounting transactions, students will systematically investigate the
major components of financial statements

412-320-TV Web Applications for Business

This course is designed to enhance the knowledge required to use different software and Web
applications for professional multimedia presentations linked to business. Students will be capable
to create, to format, and to deliver a presentation through various Web applications and media in
relation to the business environment.

As a final learning target, students will be given a final project which will consolidate the various
skills, techniques and procedures introduced through the various units of the course. In this
presentation the students will have to produce multimedia presentations using text and graphic
elements, animation, transition, sound and video.

412-330-TV Data Base

This course is designed to enhance the knowledge required to use elementary Microsoft Access
applications. It covers the concepts used in this field. Students will be capable to organize their
data into lists and then treat, compare, and present data in a structured and relevant manner
As a final learning target, students will be given a final examination which will consolidate the
various skills, techniques and procedures introduced through the various units of the course. The
exam will consist of a series of practical related exercises in which the students will have to
produce electronic databases, enter, organize, and use data to resolve business problems.

412-350-TV Excel II

This course is designed to strengthen the knowledge required to use advanced Microsoft Excel
applications. It covers the advanced concepts used in handling advanced spreadsheets. Students
will be capable to organize more complicated data into lists and then treat, compare, and present
it in a formally relevant manner including advanced graphic prersentations.

As a final learning target, students will be given a final examination which will consolidate the
various skills, techniques and procedures introduced through the various units of this course. The
exam will consist of a series of practical related exercises in which the students will have to
produce advanced electronic spreadsheets, enter, organize, and use data to solve business
problems involving mathematical calculations and financial decision making.

410-300-TV Payroll I

This is the second payroll course in the Office Systems and Accounting program. Upon completion
of this course, students will be able to prepare individual pay, non-regular individual pay, prepare
termination payments, and prepare a record of employment. At the end of the course, the student
will hav e learned to carry out the complete payroll cycle.

The final learning target will be evaluated through an in-class written examination.

SESSION 4

410-420-TV Computerised Accounting

The course is part of the Office System and Accounting program. This course is intended to enable
the students to work in computerized accounting, successfully use the skills acquired in their future
work places. Beginning with the fundamentals of recording accounting transactions, students will
systematically investigate the major components of financial statements. After successfully
completing this course, students will be able to use the computerized Accounting Software, read
and understand basic financial statements with an appreciation of some of the problems and
limitations inherent in the preparations and use of financial reporting data. This course in
Accounting is designed to introduce, develop and continue the work required of courses in the
Office Systems and Accounting program.

412-410-TV Protocol of Business Communication

This course will help computer science/accounting students develop proper oral language skills so
that they will be able communicate effectively in a business setting. Strategies to facilitate and
improve oral language will be taught, and attention will be given to effective business
communication. Reading comprehension will also be developed.

This course is specifically designed for students who speak English as a second language. The
emphasis will be on grammar, sentence structure, vocabulary and spelling. Weekly workshops will
give students the opportunity to develop basic skills with the guidance and supervision of the
instructor.

410-400-TV Payroll II

This is the third payroll course in the Office Systems and Accounting program. Upon completion
of this course, students will be able to prepare remittances to federal and provincial entities,
prepare all relevant documentation for payroll, and prepare end-of-year documentation.
The final learning target will be evaluated through an in-class written examination.

412-430-TV Work Placement

This course gives the students the opportunity to obtain direct experience in the workplace and to
apply what they have learned in the program to a real office environment. Students will be
assisted in finding a work placement through the process of writing and submitting resumes, cover
letters, follow-up letters, along with direct coaching through the interview process.

Once a job placement is obtained by the student, regular meetings with the instructor will provide
input regarding integration into the office environment and address any problems which may
arise. The student will submit a report at the end of the internship which will synthesize the
material learned in the program and relate it to their experience in the workplace. This will entail a
self-appraisal of the students’ strengths and weaknesses along with a personal program for future
development.

401-200-TV Business Plan

This course will introduce students to the concepts and principles of small business management.
Students will be able to apply a basic understanding of the steps required to evaluate the
prospects of a small business, to start and operate a business from the ground up.
Through their business plan, students will demonstrate their ability to understand and apply the
basic concepts and principles required to evaluate, and recommend the creation or the
development of a small business as part of an overall business plan.
Students will be able to apply appropriate working methods to produce a comprehensive business
plan.

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