Financial Management

This Financial Management course helps students to develop the skills needed to manage finances for themselves and for a small business, and to appreciate the importance of financial management.

Alberta Learning Curriculum Link

In this course, you will work through up to 4 courses, each worth 1 credit. The courses are:

  1. FIN1010 – Personal Financial Information
  2. FIN1015 – Accounting Prep
  3. FIN1020 – Accounting Cycle 1
  4. FIN1030 – Accounting Cycle 2

As with all CTS courses, you will receive an individual mark for each credit you complete. The work that must be completed and handed in is broken down as follows:

FIN1010 – Personal Financial Information

Assessment

Basic competencies are assessed throughout the course. Look at the Basic Competencies Rubric to familiarize yourself with what is expected.

The assessment for this course is based on the assignments and reflections for each module as well as meeting the basic competencies for the course. Weightings are as follows:

  • Assignments and Reflections – 50%
  • Financial Plan – 40%
  • Basic Competencies – 10%

 

FIN1015 – Accounting Prep

Assessment

The assessment for this course is based on the assignments submitted for each project, the final project, and meeting the course basic competencies. Assignments to be marked by your teacher are indicated by the heading Time to Work.

You will need to create a Course Portfolio where you can add documents as you go through this course. Suggestions of what to include in the Course Portfolio are provided as you work through the projects and Training Rooms. The purpose of this portfolio is to

  • allow you to showcase what you know about accounting to prospective employers and/or post-secondary institutions
  • provide you with an excellent review when working on the final project
  • provide the foundation for you to build on in FIN1020
  • provide a reference as you continue your accounting studies

Weightings are as follows:

  • Assessment for projects – 40%
  • Final Project (including Course Portfolio) – 50%
  • Basic competencies rubric – 10%

Basic competencies are assessed throughout the course. Click the Basic Competencies Rubric to familiarize yourself with what is expected.

 

FIN1020 – Accounting Cycle 1

Assessment

The assessment for this course is based on the assignments for each project, the final project, and meeting the basic course competencies. Assignments to be marked by your teacher are indicated by the heading Time to Work.

You will need to create a Course Portfolio where you can add documents as you go through this course. Suggestions of what to include in the Course Portfolio are provided as you work through the projects and Training Rooms. The purpose of this portfolio is to

  • allow you to showcase what you know about accounting to prospective employers and/or post-secondary institutions
  • provide you with an excellent review when working on the final project
  • provide the foundation for you to build on in FIN1030
  • provide a reference as you continue your accounting studies

Weightings are as follows:

  • Assessment for projects – 40%
  • Final Project (including Course Portfolio) – 50%
  • Basic competencies rubric – 10%

Basic competencies are assessed throughout the course. Click the Basic Competencies Rubric to familiarize yourself with what is expected.

 

FIN1030 – Accounting Cycle 2

Assessment

The assessment for this course is based on the assignments for each project, the final project, and meeting the basic course competencies. Assignments to be marked by your teacher are indicated by the heading Time to Work.

You will need to create a Course Portfolio where you can add documents as you go through this course. Suggestions of what to include in the Course Portfolio are provided as you work through the projects and Training Rooms. The purpose of this portfolio is to

  • allow you to showcase what you know about accounting to prospective employers and/or post-secondary institutions
  • provide you with an excellent review when working on the final project
  • provide the foundation for you to build on in FIN1030
  • provide a reference as you continue your accounting studies

Weightings are as follows:

  • Assessment for projects – 40%
  • Final Project (including Course Portfolio) – 50%
  • Basic competencies rubric – 10%

Basic competencies are assessed throughout the course. Click the Basic Competencies Rubric to familiarize yourself with what is expected.

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