Current Course Offerings

QuickBooks 2016 — NEW

Learn how to manage billing, estimates, collections, inventory management, and payroll using QuickBooks. Before taking this course, completing Bookkeeping I (SDU BK01) and Bookkeeping II
(SDU BKP 02) or possessing foundational bookkeeping knowledge is recommended.Abbotsford — Clearbrook Centre

(80166 BISC QB01 A5A) 10 sessions, Tue, Thu, 6:30–9:30 pm, $565. Starts Oct 6

Digital Age Literacy
Focus on the technical skills needed to work in this digital age. Topics include electronic communications using Microsoft® Outlook, the organization and transfer of data, and record security.

Abbotsford — Clearbrook Centre
(80127 RM 04 A5A) 5 sessions, Mon, Wed, 6:30–9:30 pm, $230. Starts Oct 12

Fundamentals of Records Management
Review the roles, responsibilities, terminology, and governing principles of current records management practices. Learn strategies for implementing a records management program in a variety of organizations.

UFV Online — visit to log in
(80123 RM 01 ON1) Online, $230. Starts Sep 24

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How to Start a Small Business
This course explores the various options, considerations, and legal requirements involved in starting up a small business in B.C., including business structures, business types, business planning, and other essential steps. The session covers the ins and outs of start-up costs, break-even analysis, financing, market share, and marketing strategy.

Hope Centre
(80086 BISC BS01 H5A) 1 session, Sat, 9 am–4 pm, $110. Nov 5

Virtual Office Assistant
A virtual office assistant provides professional administrative, technical, or creative assistance to clients remotely from a home office. Let an expert in the field teach you all the marketing, organizational, and productivity strategies you need to become a virtual office assistant and work from home.

Hope Centre
(80175 BISC VOA01 H5A) 6 sessions, Tue, 10–12 pm, $170. Starts Nov 1

Business Communications
Get introduced to the principles of business communications. Explore the writing process; learn to write direct, indirect, and persuasive messages; and master the art of adapting messages for specific purposes and audiences.

Abbotsford — Clearbrook Centre
(80126 RM 08 A5A) 5 sessions, Mon, Wed, 6:30–9:30 pm, $230. Starts Nov 30

Introduction to Blogging in WordPress
Increase your digital literacy and find out how blogging can boost your success in the workplace. Join Applied Business Technology instructors Mary Higgins and Christine Nehring to learn why
WordPress is a blogging platform of choice. Find out why and how to use WordPress. Take the opportunity to create and design your own blog post.

Abbotsford — Clearbrook Centre
(80230 BISC BIW01 A5A) 1 session, Sat, 9 am–noon, $150. Oct 1
(80231 BISC BIW01 A5B) 1 session, Fri, 9 am–noon, $150. Nov 4

Introduction to Digital Minute Taking
Accurate and timely minute-taking is key to the meeting process. Gain introductory minute-taking skills in a digital environment from UFV Applied Business Technology faculty. Learn the steps of the minutetaking process and leave with agenda, pre-meeting minutes, and completed minutes templates.

Abbotsford — Clearbrook Centre
(80229 BISC DMT01 A5B) 1 session, Fri, 9 am –noon, $150. Oct 28

updated September 2016


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