What you will learn
Upon completion of this diploma graduates will be able to:
- Communicate effectively and respectfully as business professionals
- Apply business principles, theories, skills and best practices
- Record financial transactions for sole proprietorships, partnerships, private enterprises, publicly accountable enterprises and non-profit organizations
- Prepare and present financial statements, and reports for sole proprietorships, partnerships and private enterprises
- Apply fundamental management accounting and financial management concepts to assist with the decision-making in an organization
- Use accounting software to perform accounting, payroll and tax remittance functions in a computerized format
- Prepare individual income tax returns and provide basic tax planning advice in compliance with the Canadian Income Tax Act
- Apply critical thinking and problem solving techniques to make sound management decisions and recommendations
- Apply principles of corporate social responsibility, sustainability and ethics in their work as business professionals
What to expect
The courses will be presented using a variety of instructional strategies, resources and activities including lectures, case studies, discussions, presentations, and individual and group work.? Courses have been designed with learner centred approaches that promotes collaboration and student engagement.??
Accounting classes will be actively supported by computerized accounting lab activities using the latest industry standard software.??
- Grade 12 graduation or equivalent
- Knowledge of English demonstrated by one of the following:
- English 12 with a minimum ‘C+’ grade or equivalent,?or??
- English Language Proficiency?at an English 12 ‘C+’ level
- Knowledge of mathematics demonstrated by one of the following:
- Math 11 Foundations with a ‘C+’ grade or equivalent,?or
- Pre Calculus 11?with a C+ grade or equivalent,?or
- VCC Math 0861 and 0871?with a C+ grade?or
- VCC Math Assessment with the following scores: Basic Math with a minimum 80%?and?Algebra with a minimum 60%
- This program is available to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. See program options for international students at VCC International.
- Applicants who self-identify as Indigenous are strongly encouraged to connect with VCC’s Indigenous Education and Community Engagement team to learn more about VCC’s Indigenous Enrolment policy, application preparation/completion, program advising, and a range of other individualized services.
- Applicants must be 16 years of age or older or a graduate of a secondary school. (Some exceptions may apply.)
- Applicants must submit official transcripts and other documents as required by their course or program. Seats are offered to eligible applicants with completed applications, in order of application completion date (except for programs with competitive admissions). A complete application includes an application form, evidence of educational pre-requisites (e.g. transcripts), any required supporting documents (e.g. language proficiency, audition video), and the required deposit or fee payment. If you do not meet the requirements for the term applied, your application may be cancelled.
- Detail-oriented and meticulous
- Well-developed analytical and critical thinking skills
- An interest in the field of business and commerce
- Good basic computer literacy
- A strong sense of ethics, integrity and accountability
- Excellent organizational skills
- Ability to work well with others in a diverse team environment
|MGMT?1004||Communications in the Canadian Workplace||3|
|MGMT?1021||Computer Applications for Management||3|
|MGMT?1006||Fundamentals of Marketing||3|
|ACCT?1035||Financial Accounting 1||3|
|MGMT?1002||The Canadian Economy||3|
|MGMT?1011||Information Technology Management||3|
|MGMT?1003||Principles of Management||3|
|ACCT?1045||Financial Accounting 2||3|
|MATH?1111||Introduction to Statistics||3|
|ACCT?2045||Intermediate Accounting 1||3|
|ACCT?2001||Accounting Software Applications||3|
|MGMT?1010||Business Sustainability and Ethics||3|
|MGMT?2017||Canadian Business Law||3|
|ACCT?2002||Canadian Income Tax 1||3|
|ACCT?2003||Business Data Analytics||3|
|ACCT?2055||Intermediate Accounting 2||3|
* This information is intended as a guideline only. Program and course details are subject to change with the approval of VCC's Board of Governors.
Fees and other costs*
|Fee description||Fee Amount||Notes|
6300 - Year 1
6300 - Year 2
0 - Year 3
0 - Year 4
|Materials||0||not including textbooks|
|Medical & Dental||550|
|Program-specific extra fees||0|
* Fees are approximate and subject to change with the approval of VCC's Board of Governors. Students are required to pay any applicable fee increases. Application and assessment fees are non-refundable. Tuition fees include a $300 non-refundable deposit.
Fees listed are for domestic students. For international programs, visit VCC International.
Any refunds are issued according to VCC's refund policy.