Feb 1 & 2

Accounting Concepts (February)

Registration Deadline: Jan 25, 2023
During this two day, hands-on workshop you will learn: Introduction to Accounting
  • Accounting Terminology
  • Double Entry System
  • Explanation of Assets, Liabilities, Revenue and Expenses
  • Bank Reconciliations
General Ledger
  • Chart of Accounts
  • Balance Sheet
  • Income Statement
  • Relationship to sub ledgers
  • Adjustments
Accounts Payable
  • Invoices
  • Cheques
  • Approval Processes
  • Record Keeping
Payroll
  • Timesheets
  • Processing Payroll
  • Record Keeping

Who should attend?

This session is geared for those who would like a better understanding of how the accounting cycle works and how daily financial transactions impact the financial reports of their organizations.

Cost

$995.00 per person (includes GST)

Location, date & time

ASI Training Facility: 7th Floor, 294 Portage Ave., Winnipeg, MB
February 1 & 2, 2022
9:00 am to 3:30 pm

Feb 14 & 15

Audit Preparation

Registration Deadline: Feb 8, 2023
  • Purpose of an audit
  • Key audit concepts
  • Interpreting an audit
  • Audit measurement tools (understanding ratios)
  • What needs to be included in the audit
  • Management letter
  • Notes to financial statements
  • Auditor's report
  • Schedules and annexes
  • Consolidated statements
  • What key components need to be in place prior to the audit in order to ensure audit compliance
  • Budgets
  • Accurate accounting records
  • Chief and Council honoraria & Key personnel salaries and direct expenses
  • What are auditors looking for?
  • Internal controls
  • Accounting system
  • What can you do to prepare for the auditor?
  • Hands on examples and exercises
 

Who should attend?

Finance staff who are preparing for the financial audit and individuals who want to better understand the process behind audited financial statements.

Cost

  • $995.00 per person (includes GST)

Location, date & time

ASI Training Facility: 7th Floor, 294 Portage Ave., Winnipeg, MB
February 14 & 15, 2023
9:00 am to 3:30 pm

Registration

You’ll be registered once we have received payment for the workshop. Please fill out a separate registration form for each participant.

Feb 22 & 23

Introduction to Computers

Registration Deadline: Feb 15, 2023
During this two-day, hands-on course, you will learn basic computer skills essential for computer work. This workshop will discuss:
  • Hardware
  • Software
  • Web Browsers
  • Email
  • Security
  • File Management
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Word
 

Who should attend?

First Nations staff who already work with Microsoft Excel and want to become more proficient.

Cost

$995.00 per person (includes GST, as well as lunch and refreshments)

Location, date & time

ASI Training Facility: 7th FLoor, 294 Portage Ave., Winnipeg, MB
February 22 & 23, 2023
9:00 am to 3:30 pm

Registration

Space is limited to 30 persons. Demand is usually high, so we recommend you register early. You’ll be registered once we have received payment for the workshop. Please fill out a separate registration form for each participant.

Mar 1 & 2

Introductory Microsoft Excel

Registration Deadline: Feb 22, 2023
During this one day, hands-on workshop, you will learn:
  • Basic editing
  • Basic formula creation and troubleshooting techniques
  • Frequently used formulas
  • Excel tables
  • Inserting pictures, clipart and wordart into spreadsheets
  • Keyboard Shortcuts
 

Who should attend?

This training session is for those who would like a general working knowledge of Microsoft Excel.  Practical hands-on examples will be provided.

Cost

$995.00 per person (includes GST)
Location, date & time

Location, Date & Time

ASI Training Facility: 7th Floor, 294 Portage Ave., Winnipeg, MB
March 1 & 2, 2023
9:00 am to 3:30 pm

Mar 14

Introduction to PayDirt Payroll

Registration Deadline: Mar 8, 2023

PayDirt Payroll

  • Payroll Processing
  • Pay period end dates & related topics
  • Preparing for T4's
  • Records of Employment

Who should attend?

This session is geared to First Nation finance staff who are just starting to use PayDirt Payroll, or those who need a refresher.

Cost

$495.00 per person (includes GST, as well as lunch and refreshments)

Location, date & time

ASI Training Facility: 7th Floor, 294 Portage Ave., Winnipeg, MB
March 14, 2023
9:00 am to 3:30 pm

Mar 15 & 16

Introduction to Adagio Ledger & Payables

Registration Deadline: Mar 8, 2023

Adagio Ledger

  • Basics of Accounting - Debits & Credits
  • Departments and the Chart of Accounts
  • Viewing transactions in the Ledger
  • Monthly reporting, including the Financial Reporter

Adagio Payables

  • Payables processing
  • Payables Accounting and control accounts' function
  • Options for reversing AP cheque's
  • Vendor Maintenance

Who should attend?

This session is geared to First Nation finance staff who are just starting to use Adagio or those who just need a refresher.

Cost

$995.00 per person (includes GST, as well as lunch and refreshments)

Location, date & time

ASI Training Facility: 7th Floor, 294 Portage Ave., Winnipeg, MB
March 15 & 16, 2023
9:00 am to 3:30 pm

Apr 4 & 5

Accounting Concepts (Thunder Bay)

Registration Deadline: Mar 29, 2023
During this two day, hands-on workshop you will learn: Introduction to Accounting
  • Accounting Terminology
  • Double Entry System
  • Explanation of Assets, Liabilities, Revenue and Expenses
  • Bank Reconciliations
General Ledger
  • Chart of Accounts
  • Balance Sheet
  • Income Statement
  • Relationship to sub ledgers
  • Adjustments
Accounts Payable
  • Invoices
  • Cheques
  • Approval Processes
  • Record Keeping
Payroll
  • Timesheets
  • Processing Payroll
  • Record Keeping
 

Who should attend?

This session is geared for those who would like a better understanding of how the accounting cycle works and how daily financial transactions impact the financial reports of their organizations.

Cost

$995.00 per person (includes GST, as well as lunch and refreshments)

Location, date & time

Thunder Bay
April 4 & 5, 2023
9:00 am to 3:30 pm

Apr 11 & 12

Intermediate Microsoft Excel

Registration Deadline: Apr 5, 2023
During this two-day, hands-on course, you will learn how to access and use:
      • Ribbon
        Toolbars
        Quick Access Toolbar
        Basic Editing
        Tables
        Advanced Formulas
        VLOOKUP/HLOOKUP
        IF Statements
        Date & Time Functions
        Super Formulas
        Math Functions
        how to troubleshoot Formulas
        Intro to Macros
        Connecting Worksheets / Workbooks & External Data
        Using Named Ranges
        Conditional Formatting
        Pivot Tables

Who should attend?

First Nations staff who already work with Microsoft Excel and want to become more proficient.

Cost

$995.00 per person (includes GST, as well as lunch and refreshments)

Location, date & time

ASI Training Facility: 7th Floor, 294 Portage Ave., Winnipeg, MB
April 11 & 12, 2023
9:00 am to 3:30 pm

Registration

Space is limited to 32 persons. Demand is usually high, so we recommend you register early. You’ll be registered once we have received payment for the workshop. Please fill out a separate registration form for each participant.

May 9 & 10

Introduction to Computers

Registration Deadline: May 3, 2023
During this two-day, hands-on course, you will learn basic computer skills essential for computer work. This workshop will discuss:
  • Hardware
  • Software
  • Web Browsers
  • Email
  • Security
  • File Management
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Word
 

Who should attend?

First Nations staff who already work with Microsoft Excel and want to become more proficient.

Cost

$995.00 per person (includes GST, as well as lunch and refreshments)

Location, date & time

ASI Training Facility: 7th FLoor, 294 Portage Ave., Winnipeg, MB
May 9 & 10, 2023
9:00 am to 3:30 pm

Registration

Space is limited to 30 persons. Demand is usually high, so we recommend you register early. You’ll be registered once we have received payment for the workshop. Please fill out a separate registration form for each participant.

May 16

Intermediate PayDirt Payroll

Registration Deadline: May 10, 2023
Some topics that will be covered are:
  • Processing Advances through PayDirt
  • Preparing for T4's
  • Records of Employment
  • Reversing a Payroll Cheque

Who should attend?

This session is geared to First Nation finance staff who have been using PayDirt Payroll for a short time, and would like to go beyond day to day data entry.

Cost

  • $495.00 per person (includes GST, as well as lunch and refreshments)

Location, date & time

ASI Training Facility: 7th Floor, 294 Portage Ave., Winnipeg, MB
May 16, 2023
9:00 am to 3:30 pm

Registration

Space is limited to 16 persons. Demand is usually high, so we recommend you register early. You’ll be registered once we have received payment for the workshop. Please fill out a separate registration form for each participant.

May 17 & 18

Intermediate Adagio Ledger and Payables

Registration Deadline: May 10, 2023

Adagio Ledger

  • Creating new departments & accounts
  • Monthly & annual period closing
  • Using Excel Direct to analyze accounting data
  • Monthly reporting, including the Financial Reporter

Adagio Payables

  • Payables year end processing
  • Reconciling payables to ledger
  • Options for reversing AP cheque's
  • Vendor Maintenance
 

Who should attend?

This session is geared to First Nation finance staff who have been using Adagio for a short time and would like to go beyond day-to-day data entry.

Cost

  • $995.00 per person (includes GST, as well as lunch and refreshments)

Location, date & time

ASI Training Facility: 7th Floor, 294 Portage Ave., Winnipeg, MB
May 17 & 18, 2023
9:00 am to 3:30 pm

Registration

Space is limited to 32 persons. Demand is usually high, so we recommend you register early. You’ll be registered once we have received payment for the workshop. Please fill out a separate registration form for each participant.