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Certificate (Cert.) Accounting and Finance (30 credits)

Offered by: Administration & Governance     Degree: C-ACFI

Program Requirements

The Certificate in Accounting and Finance program is an undergraduate-level certificate program which is intended to provide students with professional competencies and skills in applied accounting and finance that will enhance their career prospects in related fields.

Required Courses (30 credits)

  • CACF 210 Introductory Financial Accounting (3 credits)

    Offered by: Administration & Governance (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    CACF : Introduction to basic financial statements. Topics include: moving through the accounting cycle and the notion of debit and credit; how to measure and report financial transactions and apply accounting theory; financial statement analysis and how to make better business decisions based on sound analysis.

    Terms: Fall 2024, Winter 2025

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

  • CACF 215 Introductory Managerial Accounting (3 credits)

    Offered by: Administration & Governance (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    CACF : Introduction to the accounting needs of managers. Topics include: key concepts and practices of management accounting and how they can be used to improve business performance and decision-making; types of cost-accounting systems; patterns of cost behaviour; problems related to cost determination, allocation, budgeting and control; and identifying, classifying and summarizing costs and expenses.

    Terms: Fall 2024, Winter 2025

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

  • CACF 305 Information System Tools in Accounting (3 credits)

    Offered by: Administration & Governance (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    CACF : An introduction to the role of computer information systems in organizations as applied to accounting. Topics include: transaction processing fundamentals, major business processing cycles, internal control management systems, accounting information systems security and audit. Includes the use of accounting software.

    Terms: Fall 2024, Winter 2025

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

  • CACF 310 Intermediate Financial Reporting 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Administration & Governance (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    CACF : Course focuses on the reporting and analysis of financial information with statements and using key accounting principles. Topics include: interpretation of financial statements, examination of the notes that accompany the financial statements; recording and use of analytical tools such as financial-ratio analysis.

    Terms: Fall 2024, Winter 2025

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

  • CACF 325 Intermediate Financial Reporting 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Administration & Governance (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    CACF : An in-depth review of the Income Statement components including revenues, expenses, related-party transactions and other measures derived from the income statements. The course provides a deeper examination of the notes that accompany financial statements in annual reports and are integral to the understanding of the financial position of companies.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2024-2025 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

  • CACF 340 Corporate Finance: Value Creation and Decision-Making (3 credits)

    Offered by: Administration & Governance (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    CACF : A brief overview of the fundamentals of finance from a corporation’s perspective. It provides the framework, concepts and tools for analyzing investments and financial decision-making by a corporation. Other topics include consideration of alternative methods to optimize the firm’s assets and added-value.

    Terms: Winter 2025

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

  • CACF 341 Taxation: Concepts and Regulations (3 credits)

    Offered by: Administration & Governance (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    CACF : Focus on understanding the conceptual structure of the Income Tax Act and its administration. The course covers the key elements of taxation for individuals and corporations, including income from employment, business and property; capital gains and losses; shareholder benefits; tax planning; international taxation; deductions from income; and calculating taxable income and tax due.

    Terms: Winter 2025

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

  • CACF 345 Intermediate Managerial Accounting (3 credits)

    Offered by: Administration & Governance (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    CACF : The course explores the risk controls, costs, economic concepts and other considerations in performance management that needs to be taken into account when making operational decisions. Introduction to the most widely used methodologies in managing organization performance systems.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2024-2025 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

  • CACF 450 Financial and Working Capital Management (3 credits)

    Offered by: Administration & Governance (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    CACF : Traditional concepts of liquidity, collections, disbursements, company-bank relationships, cash forecasting, and short-term investing and financing, including the role of working capital management in the operations of a firm.

    Terms: Fall 2024

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

  • CACF 460 Applied Personal and Corporate Taxation (3 credits)

    Offered by: Administration & Governance (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    CACF : Focus on the structure of the Canadian tax system, and the income tax filings to be completed by individuals and corporations outlining sources of taxable income and allowable deductions.

    Terms: Fall 2024

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

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