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Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Computer Courses

Word Processing on the Computer- Word (Microsoft Office 2013)- YMCR 5350
In this 28-hour course, you will learn to create, edit and search documents, and how to use some of the available extended features. 

Prerequisite: The Operation System or Computer File Management knowledge or waiver
Fee: $385 
Date: Jan 23 - Feb 22; Mondays & Wednesdays, 6:30 - 9:30 pm

Spreadsheets on the Computer- Excel (Microsoft Office 2013)- YMCR 5140
Learn to create and format spreadsheets so you can analyze and share information to make better informed decisions. This course is a good introduction to basic spreadsheet concepts. 

Prerequisite: The Operating System or Computer File Management knowledge or waiver
Fee: $385 
Date: Jan - Feb 23; Tuesdays & Thursdays. 6:30 - 8:30 pm


Accounting on the Computer- SAGE 50 (Simply Accounting)- YMCR 5150
This course is for those who work with and understand the accounting cycle. You will learn the fundamental features and concepts of the Sage 50 accounting software program. Learn to design, establish and manage an accounting system for a small business.

Prerequisite: The Operating System or computer file management skills and basic bookkeeping skills
Fee: $385
Dates: Apr 4 - May 4; Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6:30 - 9:30pm


Bookkeeping Basics- YBPK 0600
This is a non-credit course that provides an introduction to double entry accounting theory and bookkeeping methods. Related clerical procedures such as banking procedures are also included. Class exercises and homework are designed to provide practical experience. Student must receive 70% on project work to obtain a completion certificate.

Prerequisite: Grade 11 or mature student status
Fee: $375 (+ books)
Dates: Mar 20 – May 3; Mondays & Tuesday, 6:30 – 9:30 pm


Business Contract Training
TRU can help small business offices to increase their overall productivity starting with a 1 + 4 Assessment & Training. By working closely with the office staff, these sessions have been designed to:

- increase efficiency by training and/or modifying procedures, to gain productivity
- take minutes, not hours for:
- data filter for information
- account reconciliation to ensure proper record keeping
- optimize work flow so nothing is missed

Please call Susan for more information
Are you intersted in buying or selling a business?
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