Accounting, Payroll, & Business Administration

Program Highlights

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Western College

128 Carolina Avenue

Stephenville, NL  A2N 2S5

Tel: (709) 643-6444  Fax (709) 643-6083

Adult Learning Center

70 Main Street

Stephenville, NL  A2N 1J4

Tel: (709) 643-6444  Fax (709) 643-6467

The objective of this program is to expose the student to the most relevant aspects of business management and administration. The students receive hands-on training in key areas of financial accounting and payroll, as well as implementation and operation of computerized accounting systems. Upon completion of this program, the student will acquire the necessary tools for a career in business and will have the necessary skills to keep a set of books, both manually and computerized.


Successful graduates of this program may meet the program requirements to receive:

Program Duration

The program duration is a total of 81 weeks, including a 4 week work term.

Technical Skills




Internal Control

Human Resources

Business Law

Writing a Business Plan

Bookkeeping & Financial Accounting

Intermediate & Management Accounting

Computerized Accounting with Sage 50

Computerized Accounting with Sage 300

Payroll Compliance Legislation

Payroll Fundamentals I & II

Computer Skills

Computer Fundamentals

Internet Communications


Word Processing Level I & II

Spreadsheets Level I & II

Database Management


Strategies for Student Success

Professional Skills

Career Planning & Preparation

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