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Accounting and Management Technology

Code 410.B0
DiplomaDCS
SectorAdministration, Commerce and Computer Technology (01)
CUISEP code333-333.CP
Number of credits88 1/3
StatusProgram approved in 2002.
Educational organizations offering the program
Note(s)
This program is offered in French: 
Techniques de comptabilité et de gestion

Program objectives

To enable students to acquire competence in the exercise of the profession, i.e. in carrying out the tasks and activities of the profession at the level required for entry into the hob market, to help students integrate into the working world by familiarizing them with the job market in general and the fields of accounting and management in particular, to foster students' personal growth and encourage their continuing professional development, to ensure students' future job mobility by helping them to acquire career-management skills and an awareness of entrepreneurship.

Length of training

Total length of training includes general training that is common to all programs for 420 hours, general training for this program for 150 hours as well as complementary general training courses for 90 hours.


Duration of training consists of theory and lab work for courses; personal time that the student invests is excluded.

Admission conditions

To be admitted to the program, a person must meet the general requirements for admission set out in the College Education Regulations, as well as the following special conditions, where applicable:

Must have passed the following secondary-level course(s):

• Sec. IV TS or S or Secondary 5 CST Mathematics: Technical and Scientific option (564426) or Secondary 4 Science option (565426) or Secondary 5 Cultural, Social and Technical Option (563504).

Targeted professions (Link to Emploi Québec's IMT En ligne)

Accounting and related clerks (1431)
Accounting technicians and bookkeepers (1311)
Administrative officers (1221)
Banking, insurance and other financial clerks (1434)
Collectors (1435)
Customer services representatives - financial institutions (6551)
Payroll clerks (1432)
Purchasing agents and officers (1225)
Purchasing and inventory control workers (1524)

Job titles

buyer – purchasing
administration officer
collection agent (except taxation)
collection officer (except taxation)
customer service agent – financial institution
inventory analyst
teller – financial services
inventory clerk
accounting clerk
billing clerk
pay clerk
audit clerk
bank clerk
administrative technician
accounting technician

Labour market relation

In the work force   (Information from the MEES)

Program content

Number or code Statement of the competency
01H5 To analyze the work functions
01H6 To acquire an overall view of a company in the context of globalization
01H7 To make use of common operating systems and software applications for administrative purposes
01H8 To analyze and process data in the accounting cycle
01H9 To research and process information for management purposes
01HA To communicate and interact in a management context, using a client-based approach
01HB To use legal sources applicable to administrative and commercial contexts
01HC To use statistical methods for management purposes
01HD To participate in the financial analysis of investment and financing projects
01HE To contribute to the planning, budget control and performance measurement of the company's activities
01HF To contribute to the management of working capital
01HG To use and adapt management methods and tools
01HH To supervise the personnel in one’s department
01HJ To produce a computer application to meeta need for administrative information
01HK To communicate in French in a business context
01HL To use macroeconomic information for management purposes
01HM To carry out activities related to a business startup
01HN To contribute to an integrated approach to quality
01HP To provide technical support for activities related to client services
01HQ To manage inventory and the acquisition of goods and services
01HR To participate in the cost accounting process for geeds, services or activities
01HS To provide technical support in carrying out international commercial transactions
01HT To assure the implementation of a computerized accounting system and support for day-to-day operations
01HU To provide technical support for income tax procedures
01HV To analyze and process data related to specialized accounting
01HW To contribute to the internal audit and inspection of company operations
01HX To manage a project
01HY To participate in his or her integration into the job market
Number of contact hours allotted to specific training: 1710