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Accounting and Management

Degree Offered: AEC - LCA.BB

Method of Instruction: Onsite or Online

Language: English or French

Establishment: Cestar Collège, Campus Sherbrooke

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Program Description Program Details Admission Requirements Course List After Graduation

Program Description

The program aims to make the competent person to:

Program Details

Completion of this program leads to an Attestation of collegial studies (AEC).

The AEC diploma is a qualification issued in Quebec by CEGEPs and certain private colleges following successful completion of a credited and recognised programme created specifically for an adult clientele and reflecting the current realities of the labour market.


Course Duration: 1320 Hours

Internship: 270 Hours

2 Years | 6 Academic Semesters including Internship

11 months + 7 weeks internship | 3 Academic Semesters (locals full time) Fast Track


Number of units: 51.66

Number of program competencies: 19

Admission Requirements

Canadian Students

A person who has received instruction considered sufficient by the college and meets any of the following conditions may be admitted to a program of studies leading to an Attestation of College Studies:

  • The person has interrupted his or her full-time studies or pursued full-time postsecondary studies for at least 2 consecutive terms or 1 school year;
  • the person is covered by an agreement entered into between the college and an employer or by a government program of studies;
  • the person has interrupted his or her full-time studies for one term and pursued full-time postsecondary studies for one term; or
    the person holds a Secondary School Vocational Diploma.
  • the person has a 4th year CST: Mathematics; secondary 4 level Culture, society and technique (063414) or equivalent

A person who has a Secondary School Diploma and meets either of the following conditions may be admitted to a program of studies leading to an Attestation of College Studies:

  • the program of studies enables the person to pursue technical studies in a field for which there is no program of studies leading to a Diploma of College Studies; or
  • the program of studies is covered by an agreement on training entered into between the Minister and a department or body of the Gouvernement du Québec.

International Students

For International students, the criteria for admissions is below:

  • Bachelors or DEC or Equivalent attesting to 15 Years of Formal Education
  • Fluency in English with Overall IELTS score of 6.5 bands with no band less than 5.5 bands in each module OR Overall 6.0 bands with no band less than 6.0 bands in each module.

Course List

Term 1

Office Tools I
Basic Accounting
Office Tools II
Intermediate Accounting

Term 2

Business Rights
Advanced Accounting and Accounting Simulations
Cost Accounting Management
Financial Analysis of Investment Projects

Term 3

Working Capital Management
Budget and Performance Measures of the Company
Computer Application Project
Operations Management

Term 4

Supplies Management
Development of Entrepreneurial Qualities
Cost of Goods or Services
Integration into the Work Force

Term 5

Implementation of a Computerized Accounting System(Advantage, Sage, Acomba and others)
Introduction to the Taxation of Operations
Internal Control and Verification of Operations
Effective Report Production

Term 6

Internship in Accounting and Management

After Graduation

The AEC in accounting and management can lead the graduate to work in different places, such as:

The certificate of college studies in Accounting and Management allows you to develop skills required and recognized by the job market such as: the ability intervene at all stages of the accounting cycle, provide technical support for the computerized management of the company as well as tasks related to the management of human, financial and material resources of a company.


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