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Business Accounting Diploma Program in Winnipeg

The program concentrates on building proficiency in financial and managerial accounting and on fostering in-depth knowledge of accounting software. Communication and analytical skills are also emphasized, as they are essential for career success. Individuals with bookkeeping and administrative skills are even more valuable as they are able to provide administrative, accounting and bookkeeping support.

Program Overview:

The Commonwealth College’s Business Accounting diploma program will help you develop proficiency as an entry-level accounting professional with courses covering computerized accounting software, fundamentals of accounting, business communication and office procedures.

  • Learn manual bookkeeping and accounting processes and how to prepare financial statements, budgets, and financial records
  • Learn to use computerized accounting software including Quickbooks. Develop your keyboarding and basic computer skills. Gain essential administrative and support skills to ensure the smooth operation of any office. Develop written and oral business communications skills


$30,879 – $57,104


Theory 580 Hours
Practicum 160 hours
Total 740 Hours

How Do I Get Started?

We offer multiple start dates to give you flexibility in your education, life, and work schedules.

Career Opportunities:

After graduating from one of the Best Accounting Colleges in Winnipeg, you can take up any of the following job roles.

  • Accounting Clerk
  • Accounting Assistant
  • Accounts Payable Administrator
  • Accounts Receivable Administrator
  • Accounts Payable Officer
  • Accounts Receivable Officer
  • Bookkeeping Clerk
  • Credit and Collections Officer
  • Office Assistant
  • Junior (entry-level) Accountant

Course Fee

Registration Fee : $ 225.00 CAD
Tuition Fee : $ 5,200.00 CAD
Training Completion Fund (TCF) : $ 52.00 CAD
Other Fees : $ 250.00 CAD
Total Fees : $ 5,727.00 CAD
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Courses Covered
Course Description

Students will gain an understanding of basic accounting principles and applied practices which will enhance their knowledge of general business operations

Course Duration
Theory 60 hours
Practical 20 hours
Total 80 Hours
Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, students will be able to…

  • Analyze business transactions by applying the accounting equation
  • Record transactions in a journal and post entries to the ledger
  • Prepare financial statements from an adjusted trial balance
  • Complete the steps in the accounting cycle described both perpetual and periodic inventory systems
  • Calculate the cost of goods sold and merchandise inventory
  • Journalize and post transactions
Course Description

Students will develop the skills requird to perform a wide variety of office procedures in various settings.

Course Duration
Theory 40 hours
Practical 20 hours
Total 60 Hours
Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, students will be able to…

  • Explain why critical-thinking, decision-making, and problem-solving skills are essential to an administrative assistant.
  • Describe strategies and tools for managing your workload
  • Explain the importance of ethical behaviour in the workplace
  • Troubleshoot software problems
  • Develop and use effective verbal and nonverbal communication skills
  • Compose letters, memos and emails
  • Demonstrate professional call management skills for incoming and outgoing calls and voice mail
  • Describe equipment, supplies, and media for filing physical and electronic records.
  • Plan meetings and prepare related materials
  • Make domestic and international travel arrangements
Course Description

Students will learn and practice basic keyboarding skills using an online tutorial and in-lab practice time.

In the computer applications course students receive hands-on use of Microsoft Office applications Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Completion of this course will result in MS Office applications knowledge and skills.

Course Duration
Theory 120 hours
Practical 60 hours
Total 180 Hours
Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, students will be able to…

  • demonstrate basic keyboarding skills
  • Create a document in Microsoft Word with formatting
  • Write functions in Microsoft Excel to perform basic calculations and to convert number to text and text to number
  • Create a presentation in Microsoft PowerPoint that is interactive with legible content
Course Description

Comprehensive coverage of contemporary organizational behaviour topics through a flexible hybrid of text and online resources. Includes discussion of the Milgram and Zimbardo experiments, the science of persuasion, and enhanced coverage of job design.

Course Duration
Theory 20 hours
Total 20 Hours
Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, students will be able to…

  • 2dentify the important system components of an organization
  • Describe the cultural differences in motivation
  • Identify the factors that influence group behaviour
  • Describe how empowerment relates to self-managed teams
  • Explain how organizations can improve the quality of decisions through participation
  • Discuss the differences between leadership and management and between leaders and managers
  • Identify five styles of conflict management
Course Description

This course demonstrates step-by-step calculations for solving business problems to help students establish a strong foundation in the basics. Students then transition to analyzing and applying managerial accounting concepts.

Course Duration
Theory 60 hours
Practical 20 hours
Total 80 Hours
Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, students will be able to…

  • Identify & explain the current focus of managerial accounting
  • Prepare income statements for manufacturing and service organizations
  • Use a personal computer spreadsheet program to perform the method of least squares
  • Apply cost–volume–profit analysis in a multiple-product setting
  • Define and prepare the financial budget, identify its major components, and explain the interrelationship of its various components
  • Prepare journal entries for materials and labour variances
Course Description

Students will learn the basic features of QuickBooks financial software and work within the program. Students learn to create lists and invoices, manage accounts and set up preferences within the software for specific businesses.

Course Duration
Theory 40 hours
Practical 40 hours
Total 80 Hours
Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, students will be able to…

  • setup financial records for a business, make entries, maintain records and create reports

Grade 12 or equivalent, or mature student status plus successful completion of college entrance test

Admissions Requirements

  • Canadian High School Graduation or equivalent
  • Mature Student
  • Test of adult basic education administered
  • Interview with Admissions Advisor
Funding Options

Student may be eligible, if qualified, for Federal and Provincial loans, grants or awards. Students may also qualify for EI, Band Funding, MMF Funding or even loans facilitated by us.
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