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Year 1
Term 1 Course Name Credit Hours
  ACCT-1971 Financial Accounting 1 4
  ADMN-1001 Introduction to Canadian Business 4
  COMM-1000 Business Communication 1 4
  COMP-1975 Business Computing 4
  ECON-1022 Microeconomics 4
  MATH-1051 Business and Financial Mathematics 4
Term 2 Course Name Credit Hours
  ACCT-2043 Financial Accounting 2 4
  COMM-2000 Business Communication 2 4
  ECON-2000 Macroeconomics 4
  HUMR-1015 Human Resource Management 4
  MATH-1020 Statistics 4
  MRKT-1002 Marketing 4

Electives
   
  GSBA-2000 General Business Independent Studies 4
Year 2
Term 3 Course Name Credit Hours
  ADMN-3003 Entrepreneurship 1 4
  ADMN-3004 Management & Organizational Behaviour 4

Electives
   
  ACCT-3000 Intermediate Accounting 1 4
  ACCT-3001 Accounting Software 4
  ADMN-3002 Introduction to International Business 4
  FNCE-3002 Business Finance 4
  FNCE-3003 Canadian Investment Fund CIFC 4
  FNCE-3005 Personal Finance and Banking 4
  FNCE-3007 Financial Services Selling 1 4
  HUMR-3002 Recruitment and Selection 4
  HUMR-3004 Training and Development 4
  HUMR-3005 Workplace Health and Safety 4
  MATH-3001 Statistical Analysis 4
  MGMT-3001 Public Finance 4
  MGMT-3007 Project Management 4
  MRKT-3010 Consumer Behaviour 4
  MRKT-3011 Marketing Research 4
  MRKT-3012 Personal Selling 4
  MRKT-3018 E-Marketing 4
  OFCM-3000 Electronic Publishing for Business 4
  OFCM-3001 Office Administration 4
  SOSC-3001 Psychology 4
Term 4 Course Name Credit Hours
  ADMN-3001 Business Law 4
  ADMN-3006 Entrepreneurship 2 4

Electives
   
  ACCT-3002 Management Information Systems 4
  ACCT-3003 Intermediate Accounting 2 4
  ACCT-3004 Cost Accounting 4
  ACCT-3005 Payroll and Benefits 4
  ADMN-3007 Ethics, Business and Government 4
  COMM-3018 Technical Writing for Business 4
  ECON-3012 Issues in the Global Economy 4
  FNCE-3004 Life License Qualification 4
  FNCE-3008 Securities Investments 4
  FNCE-3009 Strategic Wealth 4
  FNCE-3010 Financial Services Selling 2 4
  FNCE-3011 Fundamentals of Insurance 4
  GSBA-3000 Business Administration General Studies 4
  HUMR-3003 Human Resource Management 4
  HUMR-3006 HRM Research and Planning 4
  MGMT-3004 Conflict Resolution in the Workplace 4
  MGMT-3006 Industrial Relations 4
  MRKT-3015 Integrated Marketing Communications 4
  MRKT-3016 International Marketing 4
  MRKT-3017 Retail Management 4
  OFCM-3004 Supervision 4
  SABA-3000 Students' Association Credit 4
  SOSC-3007 Sociology 4

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ACCT-1971 Financial Accounting 1  
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This first course in accounting covers the double-entry bookkeeping procedures, adjustments, and production of financial statements pertaining to sole proprietorships. Coverage is also given to special journals, subsidiary ledgers, and control accounts. This results in a complete presentation of the accounting cycle for a service or merchandise business. Later in the course more in depth study of inventory costing methods, control procedures for cash including petty cash, and bank reconciliations is presented.

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ACCT-2043 Financial Accounting 2
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This second course in accounting starts with accounts receivable, short-term notes receivable, and payroll. This is followed by the cost, depreciation, disposal, and betterment of capital assets. Then the accounting for partnerships involving income distribution, admission or withdrawal of a partner, and liquidations is covered. An introduction to corporation accounting covering the issue of shares, cash, and share dividends is presented next. Later topics presented are the accounting for bonds, emphasizing the effective interest method for amortizing discounts and premiums, and the cash flow statement. During the course students will also receive an introduction to Sage 50 software.
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ACCT-1971
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ACCT-3000 Intermediate Accounting 1
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In this course, students will move beyond the fundamental accounting processes of their introductory courses and learn about measurement, valuation and presentation of all the balance sheet elements. The importance of user objectives in financial reporting and a professional’s responsibility to society are discussed. Students will begin their studies by learning how to develop comprehensive financial statements for public companies as well as a broad discussion on International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and Accounting Standards for Private Enterprises (ASPE). The remainder of the course will cover the variety of accounting policy choices that are available to measure and value assets and the criteria used to make those choices. Upon completion of this course, students will be able to properly measure and value balance sheet elements using appropriate standards, recognize situations where choices between accounting policies exist, evaluate the choices and prepare recommendations.
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ACCT-2043
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ACCT-3001 Accounting Software
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This course highlights two popular accounting software programs, Sage 300 (formerly Accpac) and Sage 50. Sage 300 is an application designed for use by a medium to large sized company. Sage 50 is an application designed for use by a small to medium sized company. This course familiarizes students with processing common business transactions in each of the programs. The material is presented using practice companies that emphasize major features of the software programs presented.

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ACCT-1971
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ACCT-3002 Management Information Systems
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This course provides an introduction to the role of information systems in business, information technology, computer hardware, software, managing data resources, telecommunications and networks, the Internet and the new information technology infrastructure, systems development, systems security and control and higher-level information systems.
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ACCT-3003 Intermediate Accounting 2
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In this course, students will move beyond the fundamental accounting processes of their introductory courses and learn about measurement, valuation and presentation of all the balance sheet elements. The importance of user objectives in financial reporting and a professional’s responsibility to society are discussed. Students will begin their studies by learning how to develop comprehensive financial statements for public companies as well as a broad discussion on International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and Accounting Standards for Private Enterprises (ASPE). The remainder of the course will cover the variety of accounting policy choices that are available to measure and value assets and the criteria used to make those choices. Upon completion of this course, students will be able to properly measure and value balance sheet elements using appropriate standards, recognize situations where choices between accounting policies exist, evaluate the choices and prepare recommendations.
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ACCT-3000
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ACCT-3004 Cost Accounting
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This course will introduce the student to cost terms and concepts. Job-order and process costing (weighted average method) will be covered. Cost-Volume-Profit analysis and breakeven calculations will be performed as well as a comparison between variable costing and absorption costing methods. Activity-based costing and budgeting will be discussed. Other topics to be covered include standard costs, flexible budgets and analysis, decentralization and other relevant costs for managerial decision-making will be explored.
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ACCT-2043
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ACCT-3005 Payroll and Benefits
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This course will introduce students to federal and provincial employment standards, the calculation of gross earnings, statutory and non-statutory deductions from earnings, taxable benefits, the calculation of net pay, and the remittance of payroll taxes. The calculation of pensionable earnings for Canada Pension Plan and insurable earnings for Employment Insurance will be included. The calculation of payroll taxes and premiums for employment related expenses in various jurisdictions in Canada will be covered. The course will conclude with discussions of year-end payroll reporting requirements and the steps required to document the termination of employees.
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ACCT-1971
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ADMN-1001 Introduction to Canadian Business
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This course is designed to introduce students to the complexities of the Canadian business environment. Exposure to business frameworks, accounting, finance, marketing, management, human resource management and operations management will be provided. Special emphasis is placed on small business; the driver of the economy and creator of most new jobs. The course will include case studies, applications, and analyses of Canadian businesses.
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ADMN-3001 Business Law
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Develop an understanding and appreciation of the legal rights and responsibilities attached to a wide range of activities necessary to conduct business and commerce. The goal is to familiarize students with many of the legal aspects and consequences relating to these endeavours. Also, to develop in the student the ability to analyze short legal case studies.

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ADMN-3002 Introduction to International Business
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This course is an introduction to the economic, political, and cultural factors that influence the international marketplace. The course focuses on the application of international business theory as it relates to current trends and practices in international business.
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ADMN-3003 Entrepreneurship 1
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Within a group setting, students are expected to integrate and apply the knowledge gained in Business Administration program courses to the development of a feasibility study in support of a proposed start-up opportunity (including social enterprise), or an initiative that an existing business wants to investigate.  Specifically, the emphasis will be on identifying opportunities, conducting wide ranging research, and writing a feasibility study. 

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ADMN-3004 Management & Organizational Behaviour  
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The purpose of course is to introduce students to the current trends in management and the tools, and techniques that productive managers need in today's competitive environment. Organizational Behaviour is included to emphasize the impact that individuals and teams have on productivity and morale in modern organizations. The course combines case studies, applications, and analyses, with a focus on Canadian business.

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ADMN-3006 Entrepreneurship 2
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In groups, students are required to complete a comprehensive business plan for a profit seeking company. Both the written and oral presentation of the business plan as well as a trade show booth are evaluated by a panel of examiners from the business community, plus one instructor. Students should be aware that this course requires integration of all material learned in the Business Administration program.

Prerequisites:
ADMN-3003
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ADMN-3007 Ethics, Business and Government
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This course offers a broad overview of the Canadian business system and society's expectations of it, as mediated by government. The moral obligations of various stakeholders will be examined as will the evolution of ethical standards in business, with emphasis on the evolving notion of corporate social responsibility.
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COMM-1000 Business Communication 1  
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This course will guide students through the techniques and processes involved in writing and speaking effectively for business. The student will apply the direct approach to create business emails and letters. They will learn strategies for effective report writing as they outline, research, and write an information report. Students will be taught how to create and deliver an oral presentation as they present their report to the class in a structured, businesslike format. Competent language usage and proper business etiquette will be emphasized throughout the course.

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COMM-2000 Business Communication 2
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Strengthening the skills acquired in Term 1, students will further develop their written communication skills by applying the indirect pattern in negative and persuasive situations: delivering bad news, creating a team proposal, and producing a professional resume and cover letter. Students will build up their job search skills by learning the strategies and nuances of the job interview. Presentations skills will be polished as students design and deliver a formal presentation. Students will continue to develop report writing skills by planning organizing, and writing an analytical report. Finally, students will learn to conduct and participate in formal business meetings. Both individual and group work will be emphasized throughout the course.

Prerequisites:
COMM-1000
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COMM-3018 Technical Writing for Business
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Technical writing can be defined as the ability to write in one’s field of expertise and adapt the content to the particular audiences’ needs, level of understanding, and background. This course is intended to provide office managers with the kind of writing skills they need to transmit information to both the internal and external stake holders. Students will learn the correct structure of office documents, such as request for proposals, product specifications, policy and procedural documents, and office manuals, and practice writing in a manner that is suited to the intended audience.
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COMM-2000
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COMP-1975 Business Computing  
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Business Computing is a hands-on course in which students develop skills in the use of current Microsoft productivity software. Topics include introductory and intermediate skills in Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint as well as the integration of these applications.

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ECON-1022 Microeconomics  
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The course examines the role of an economic system, and how the forces of demand and supply move a market towards equilibrium. Emphasis is placed on the role of prices in allocating resources, with comparisons drawn between the market system and alternative systems. The course also examines a firm's revenues and costs, and identifies how profits are measured. It then reviews the four market structures, and how price is determined within each of these structures.

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ECON-2000 Macroeconomics
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The course is a study of macroeconomic principles vital to understanding how countries manage their economies. The course covers topics such as measuring economic performance and sources of economic growth. It studies the determinants of aggregate demand and supply and how changes impact on inflation and economic growth. Problems of economic instability and methods used in stabilizing the economy through government fiscal and monetary policies are presented. The course also examines international trade, the international balance of payments and exchange rates.

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ECON-3012 Issues in the Global Economy
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Business gurus, scholars and political leaders increasingly attribute economic success to changes in a global business environment. It is hard for business to gain a competitive advantage without understanding the global economy.
This seminar type, exploratory course is designed to achieve two main objectives:
• To familiarize the student with the contemporary issues in international economy.
• To encourage the students to explore the issues associated with practical applications of international economy and its impact of a contemporary business organization.

Prerequisites:
ECON-2000
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FNCE-3002 Business Finance
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This course is designed to expose students to the basic concepts underlying the financial manager's approach to decision-making. The course focuses on understanding finance fundamentals, such as risk, leverage, capital budgeting, short and long-term financing, taxation, working capital management and financial statement analysis In addition, a review of accounting is included with emphasis on the structure of the balance sheet, income statement, and statement of cash flow. This course provides an introduction to the operations and provisions of services by financial institutions.
Prerequisites:
MATH-1051 or (MATH-1039 AND MATH-1000)
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FNCE-3003 Canadian Investment Fund CIFC
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Throughout this course, students will be given information and exercises that are relevant to work as mutual fund salespeople. The sequence of the instruction parallels the process that one will follow much of the time with clients. The goal is not only to present the knowledge that is required for the role but also to give the opportunity to analyze case studies and put the knowledge into practice. The course provides the opportunity to practice and apply the knowledge, not just on one topic at a time, but in cases and exercises that challenge one to integrate many different skills. Upon completion of the course students will be eligible to write the CFIC exam through the Investment Funds Institute of Canada.

Prerequisites:
MATH-1051
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FNCE-3004 Life License Qualification
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The Life License Qualification Program prepares students for a career in the life insurance and accident and sickness insurance areas of the financial services industry. This course uses the materials from IFSE's Harmonized LLQP course, which covers segregated funds and annuities, accident and sickness insurance, term and permanent life insurance, and the role and responsibilities of an agent. Practical application will be added through case studies and discussions. After the course, students can seek to become a certified Life Insurance Agent by writing exams with IFSE and with the province they hope to be licensed in.
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FNCE-3003
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FNCE-3005 Personal Finance and Banking
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This course provides an introduction to the concepts, products, and typical decisions made by and for individuals planning personal finances. Concepts such as money management, credit management, as well as tax, investment, retirement, and estate planning will be explored. Students will also be introduced to the Canadian banking system, its regulatory environment and security issues.

Prerequisites:
MATH-1051
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FNCE-3007 Financial Services Selling 1
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This course focuses on the skills and abilities that students will require in order to offer customer service in the banking, investment, and insurance sectors.
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FNCE-3008 Securities Investments
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This course introduces students to the four basic types of investments: stocks, bonds, options, and futures. The course examines the essential features of the instrument, possible rewards, risks, determinants of value, how the market for instruments operates, and finally for whom the investment is appropriate. Upon completion of the course students will understand how to make investment decisions, how to form portfolios, and will be able to manage (simulated) portfolios of financial instruments.

Prerequisites:
MATH-1051
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FNCE-3009 Strategic Wealth
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In this course, students will apply the knowledge already obtained from other finance and economic courses towards helping others make “money” decisions throughout their lifetime. This will be accomplished through class discussions, case analysis and client studies. The course is designed to prepare students for the complexity of making unique lifestage recommendations for clients, in the role of a financial services sales professional.
Prerequisites:
FNCE-3003 and FNCE-3005
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FNCE-3010 Financial Services Selling 2
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Students will learn what is necessary to work as a salesperson in the financial services industry. Professional selling actually involves effective spoken and written communication skills as well as the SPIN techniques (situation, problem, implication, and need-payoff). The course provides the opportunity to practice and apply the knowledge in an integrated manner. This course will build on what was learned in the Customer Services in the Financial Services Industry (FNCE-3007).
Prerequisites:
FNCE-3007
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FNCE-3011 Fundamentals of Insurance
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Starting with the history of insurance, this course will guide you through definitions, functions, and major classes of the organization of insurance. Students will receive a general knowledge of all major areas of insurance including personal and commercial insurance, legal liability, automobile insurance (MPI), accident and sickness insurance, contracts, regulation of brokers, and common insurance definitions. 
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GSBA-2000 General Business Independent Studies
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Students will work on original research proposals. Students will learn the techniques and processes involved in researching, writing, and speaking effectively for business. Students will also learn to write professional proposals for research followed by more extensive research. Students will enhance their report writing skills by writing reports and gain presentation skills by adapting their reports for oral presentation. This course is available for credit as an elective for any term after Term 1.

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GSBA-3000 Business Administration General Studies
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This course provides a course credit within the Business Administration program to recognize course work completed at Red River College or another post-secondary institution. The course taken must be at a level equivalent to courses offered in the second year of Business Administration and must examine relevant business-related subject material not currently included as a component of the Business Administration program. A student is not eligible to receive both a Students' Association credit and a Business Administration General Studies credit.
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HUMR-1015 Human Resource Management
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This is a course covering the major responsibilities of a modern Human Resource Manager. The emphasis is on activities such as recruitment, appraisal, legal compliance, training, orientation, compensation and job analysis.

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HUMR-3002 Recruitment and Selection
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This course will provide a conceptual understanding of the key aspect of the human resource "staffing" function. Upon completion, students should be able to apply the concepts learned through the design and implementation of an effective and legally defensible staffing system tailored to organizational requirements. Students should also be able to evaluate existing staffing programs for efficiency and legal compliance.
Prerequisites:
HUMR-1015
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HUMR-3003 Human Resource Management
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This course will cover the major responsibilities of a modern Human Resource manager. The emphasis is on activities such as recruitment, appraisal, legal compliance, training, orientation, compensation, and job analysis.

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HUMR-3004 Training and Development
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This course will examine the connection between training and development and the strategic goals of the organization. Learn to conduct performance appraisals and review job analyses to determine the need for training. Plan internal and external methods of delivering training and determine ways measure effectiveness. Explore strategies and tools used in training for different learning styles and types of work. Learn about conditions for effective training, including the motivation and attitudes of learners. Prepare to design, cost, and deliver training initiatives. Discuss the use and selection of contractors for training initiatives and how to manage the agreement. Ensure transfer of training and develop training best practices. Create and manage a plan for employee development in a learning organization in our knowledge society.
Prerequisites:
HUMR-1015
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HUMR-3005 Workplace Health and Safety
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Learn the role of legislation and government initiatives in protecting the safety and health of workers. Discover the rights and responsibilities of employees and the responsibilities of employers and supervisors in complying with safety and health legislation. Explore ways that the Human Resources department can support health and safety committees and other initiatives in the workplace by writing policies, designing safety training, and assisting with discipline. Learn about Workers Compensation in Manitoba, including the requirements for providing information to the WCB and performing back-to-work case management. Conduct a job hazard analysis on a workplace for health and safety risk management. Learn how to reduce violence and harassment in the workplace, motivate employees to work safely, create an emergency plan, and prepare to perform all the steps required in an accident investigation. Investigate and analyze workplace wellness programs in local organizations.
Prerequisites:
HUMR-1015
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HUMR-3006 HRM Research and Planning
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This course will look at the internal and external knowledge gathering that contributes to strategic human resource planning and decision making. Students will learn about talent management, also known as human capital management, and examine its components. The course will cover workforce planning in response to labour supply and demand, performing salary surveys, investing in a Human Resource Information System, and managing change. Finally, students will learn to be confident in voicing their ideas and perspectives to others in the organization.
Prerequisites:
HUMR-1015
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MATH-1020 Statistics
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This course is an introduction to economic and business statistics. Topics include charts and graphs, frequency distributions, measures of central tendency, measures of dispersion, probability rules, probability and sampling distributions, and estimation.
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MATH-1051 Business and Financial Mathematics  
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This course introduces the key mathematics of business and finance. Business topics include payroll, taxes, indexes, currency exchange, and merchandising. Finance topics include simple and compound interest with business applications.
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MATH-3001 Statistical Analysis  
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This course builds on Business Statistics and provides an examination of various quantitative tools used in decision-making. Topics include analysis of variance, hypothesis testing for nominal data, simple and multiple regression, time-series analysis, Bayesian analysis, decision making under certainty and uncertainty, statistical process control, and linear programming. 

Prerequisites:
MATH-1020
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MGMT-3001 Public Finance
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This course concentrates on the practices and problems of government finance in Canada with special emphasis on the Federal Government. The areas covered include the role and growth of government, welfare economics and efficiency, tax policies governing externalities, public choice, taxation as a source of revenue, and equity in taxation.

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MGMT-3004 Conflict Resolution in the Workplace
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This course will examine a range of perspectives, practices, and strategies for resolving conflict. These include a history and causes of conflict, how as individuals we act and react in different conflict situations. Students will be challenged to apply the course concepts to their own experiences, contexts, and settings, and develop an integrative perspective in which the implication of theories and research for conflict resolution practice is understood.
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MGMT-3006 Industrial Relations
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This course covers contemporary industrial relations in Canada. The Canadian labour market, the history of unions, labour legislation, negotiations, mediation, and contract administration are the major topics of coverage. Case studies are utilized to highlight important issues and to provide a deeper insight into union-management relations.

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MGMT-3007 Project Management
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How can you bring balance to your life when you have to deal with so many projects at home and work/school? This course is intended for all students who will be required to manage multiple projects for their employer’s, clients and school providing deliverables as agreed upon. Project Managers are required by every business and industry to deliver their products/services to the marketplace on time and on budget. The Project Management Course is the first step in preparing students to become project managers that can initiate, plan, execute and control a project from start to finish. The course gives students a strong foundation in project management that applies to organizations of all types and sizes. Better results in managing projects will lead to more job opportunities, higher self-esteem, and potentially higher salaries.
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MRKT-1002 Marketing
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The course is designed to provide students with a current and relevant strategic approach to the principles of marketing. Terms such as target markets, marketing mixes, and strategic planning will be uncovered through lectures, activities, cases, and assignments with a student-centered approach focusing on how to connect with the customer in today's digital and global world.

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MRKT-3010 Consumer Behaviour
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The emphasis in this course is to synthesize and integrate what may be perceived as unrelated marketing facts and information to a student. Specifically, the course will bring together the demographics and psychographics of consumers to explain in a complete and comprehensive manner why consumers act and behave as they do.

Prerequisites:
MRKT-1002
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MRKT-3011 Marketing Research
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Students will be exposed to the theory behind marketing research in general and behind specific research steps. Case studies will be assigned to show practical application of the research steps and will help give students a reasonable insight into marketing research. Through a formal research project, this course should also provide students with skill in planning, performing, and evaluating research and presenting marketing research.

Prerequisites:
MRKT-1002 OR MRKT-2068
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MRKT-3012 Personal Selling
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This is a practical course designed for students who have an interest in a career in sales or related disciplines in the marketing field. Basic theories are discussed and employed. Emphasis is on development of specific sales preparations and presentation skills. Field research, prospect planning, videos, and role-plays will be included.

Prerequisites:
MRKT-1002
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MRKT-3015 Integrated Marketing Communications
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A concentrated course designed to teach the various aspects of communications such as sales promotion, direct response, advertising, public relations, personal selling, and other components contributing to the total communications arena. Learn how various components interact with each other to fulfill a marketing plan and resolve business problems.

Prerequisites:
MRKT-1002
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MRKT-3016 International Marketing
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This course is designed to survey global marketing in all its facets, starting with an examination of its economic base and going on to examine its practices and problems. The course will deal with the planning and development of products and services for international markets as well as their pricing, packaging, promotion, and distribution. Specifically, among other topics, the course will deal with multinationals, joint ventures, franchises, cultural differences, political climates, and legal and economic systems as they pertain to international marketing.
Prerequisites:
MRKT-1002
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MRKT-3017 Retail Management
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This course surveys the entire field of retailing from a managerial perspective. The emphasis is on decision making, customer analysis, site selection, store layout, and design and strategic planning.

Prerequisites:
MRKT-1002
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MRKT-3018 E-Marketing
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E-Marketing is traditional marketing using information technology. This course elaborates on marketing planning and decision-making from a strategic perspective. After setting the context for e-marketing planning, the e-marketing environment is explored. An in-depth examination of e-marketing strategies is followed by an application of the marketing mix, communication, and customer relationship management strategies.

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MRKT-1002 OR MRKT-2068
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OFCM-3000 Electronic Publishing for Business
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This course will cover various topics in electronic publishing including web design, brochures, and newsletters. Students will learn design theory and be able to make contributions to the design or design recommendations for business publications according to business and customer needs. Students will develop competence with html coding, desktop publishing software, and web creation software while designing, creating, and enhancing the format of various publications.

Prerequisites:
COMP-1975
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OFCM-3001 Office Administration  
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Office Administration includes many skills that will allow students to function effectively in a professional office environment. Office communications and ethics will be explored, with an emphasis being placed on developing and following strategies and procedures. Records and information management will be covered, including using and developing systems for each stage of the record life cycle. Controlling office costs in the areas of equipment, supplies, and travel will also be addressed.

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OFCM-3004 Supervision
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This course will provide students with the tools to act as a first-line manager in a business organization. Students will build skills in managing all aspects of employee and volunteer relations including recruitment, selection, orientation, training, coaching, interpersonal communication, office ethics, and performance reviews. Students will also gain an introduction to workplace legal issues such as employment standards and occupational health and safety. Leadership skills, team building, and cross-cultural relations will also be addressed.

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SABA-3000 Students' Association Credit
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This is an optional credit that may be claimed by a student serving on the Students' Association in one of the following positions: president; vice-president of Student Affairs; vice-president of Finance; vice president, Princess Street campus. The student must complete the full term of office to obtain the Students' Association credit. A student is not eligible to receive both a Students' Association credit and a Business Administration General Studies credit.
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SOSC-3001 Psychology
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This is an introductory course designed to apply to the career and personal aspirations of young adults. The focus of the course is on human personal growth, change and adjustment, and creativity. Emphasis is placed on growth psychology approach to human personality and on the motivating factors affecting people's lives.

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SOSC-3007 Sociology
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This is an introduction to the perspective of sociology and how it helps us understand our social existence. It calls attention to the continuous interplay between the individuals and the social context in which they live out their lives. It also looks at the interrelationship between society's various institutions. Emphasis is placed on the presentation of an historical, theoretical, and cross-cultural perspective of Canadian society in time of rapid change.

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