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This beginner’s course focuses on the accounting cycle of a service business. Learn how to analyse transactions to be entered in the general journal, how to post to ledger accounts, and how to prepare a trial balance. Payroll entries and government reporting requirements will be briefly covered. At the end of the course you will be able to calculate the adjusting entries for capital cost allowance, prepare a worksheet and financial statements, and close the appropriate ledger accounts. Supplies are included in the course fee.

Thu   Jan 24-Apr 4     7-9 pm                                        10 classes                                              $120.00 + HST
Wellington Ctre for Con Ed – Rm 8                              Rosa Maria Melendez                                     PR-4719

Thu   Apr 11-Jun 13     7-9 pm                                       10 classes                                              $120.00 + HST
Wellington Ctre for Con Ed – Rm 8                              Rosa Maria Melendez                                     PR-4720


Would you like to target a career that fits with your personality? Understanding your MBTI® Personality Type can help you to identify what occupations and job families may be a good fit for you, during your career planning and career transition. By using the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® Career Assessment tool, you will receive an individualized MBTI® Career Report based on your Personality Type, explore how personality type and fit may affect career choices, recognize work tasks and environments that align with your preferences, identify your strengths, and explore careers that fit with your personality. Note: Participants will be sent a confidential login and password to go online and simply answer some multiple choice questions prior to the workshop.

Sat   Mar 23     9:30am-1pm                                        1 class                                                         $77.00 + HST
Wellington Ctre for Con Ed – Rm 4                           Nerissa Knapp, MBA                                          PR-4913


In today’s marketplace, 93% of company recruiting on social media happens through LinkedIn, the world’s largest online professional network! This means that job seekers who receive LinkedIn training are at a distinct advantage in securing jobs from potential employers. By attending this workshop, that same advantage can be yours! You will discover how to craft a stellar LinkedIn profile that takes your job search to the next level. You will also learn how to connect with experts in your field of interest and access job opportunities that haven’t even been advertised yet. By using LinkedIn in these ways, you establish a credible online presence for yourself and ensure that your best self is what employers see first!

Thu   Feb 21     7-9 pm                                                   1 class                                                        $32.00 + HST
JF Ross CVI – Rm 212                                                   Thomas Rauchenstein                                     PR-4907


Interview training is like preparing for a sports event – your best performance comes from being coached on your technique beforehand. It’s no surprise, then, that people who receive training from a career professional inevitably display greater confidence, competence, and calm during their actual interviews. By attending this workshop, these same benefits can be yours! You’ll receive professional advice on how to stay relaxed, use proper body language, and prepare effectively for interview questions. You’ll also learn the secret to creating compelling stories that advertise your skills, impress your listeners, and boost your confidence in the interview room. By applying these workshop tips, you’ll find yourself in the driver’s seat when it comes to negotiating that next job offer!

Thu   Mar 7     7-9 pm                                                    1 class                                                      $32.00 + HST
JF Ross CVI – Rm 212                                                  Thomas Rauchenstein                                    PR-4908


Most job seekers only compete for advertised postings on the internet. Unfortunately, that strategy only targets 20% of the jobs that are actually out there! To be successful, job seekers need to access the “hidden” market, the 80% of jobs which are unadvertised but which employers still need to fill. By attending this workshop, participants learn the secret of targeting jobs before they go public. They also learn how to make job search preparations, articulate their skills, secure valuable referrals, and use networking techniques that really work. By applying these tools in their lives, participants gain the competitive edge they need to stay motivated, get noticed, and get hired.

Thu   Mar 28     7-9 pm                                                 1 class                                                      $32.00 + HST
JF Ross CVI – Rm 212                                                 Thomas Rauchenstein                                   PR-4912