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Courses
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OLRN1321 Human Resource Management Principles
Description: This course introduces students to the management aspects of Human Resources. Specific focus is on the factors that affect the overall atmosphere in the workplace and that which contributes to an environment conducive to maximum productivity. Students will be introduced to effective strategies for hiring, motivating, managing, training, and retaining staff. Students will study the following topics: the strategic importance of Human Resources and the role of the HR Manager; competitive challenges facing Human Resources; job analysis and design; Human Resources planning; recruitment and selection; orientation and training; employee relations; performance management; compensation; employee benefits and services; labour relations; health and safety; equity and diversity; and international human resources management.
NOTE: Students who successfully complete this course can apply for an exemption from 'Human Resources Management' within the Human Resources Certificate Program. Course is HRPAO approved.
Note: Students who successfully complete this course can apply for exemption from 'Human Resources Management' within the Human Resources Certificate Program. HRPAO will grant a credit for successful completion of this course. A minimum final grade of 70% is required for HRPAO or CHRP designation.
Hours: 56
Credits: 4
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BUS1021 Organizational Behaviour
Description: Studying people and organizations, this course examines the behaviour of individuals working alone or in teams. Using actual examples, this course examines how behavioural factors affect organizational effectiveness. Note: This course is an approved
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
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COMP2121 Database Management
Description: In this course, students will gain hands-on experience with Microsoft Access. A variety of software features will be explored to create and maintain; tables, queries, forms and reports. In addition, students will develop functional skills to design an automated user interface.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
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MGMT1350 Project Management
Description: Leadership today involves all aspects of an organization and multiple skills, duties, and responsibilities. This course is designed to meet the needs of leaders in any organization who may be new to project management or who have not had formal project management training. This course provides the practical knowledge to start and complete a project successfully from a leadership perspective. You will learn how the elements of PMI's® Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®) are applied during each phase of a project's lifecycle and the implications of project management on leadership within an organization. This will help establish priorities and effectively manage your projects and project teams.
Hours: 28
Credits: 2
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BUS2010 Business Law
Description: Introducing the legal system which governs personal and commercial relationships in Canada, this course provides knowledge of the basic legal concepts in order to gain insight into judicial reasoning. Areas covered range from contract law to real property and protection of creativity.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
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ECON1020 Microeconomics
Description: This course will function as a study of how people in society deal with the problem of scarcity. It will introduce students to principles that are essential to understanding contemporary microeconomic issues facing Canadian society. Economic models will be utilized to analyze decisions made by individual economic units in an economy such as households and firms, the interaction of these units under varying market structures, and the impact of various government policies. Topics of study will include principles of economics, supply and demand theory, consumer theory, production and cost theory, and the determination of equilibrium price and output under different market structures.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
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MKT1040 Marketing I
Description: Marketing is about knowing the customers and the creative and strategic processes to meet their needs, wants and desires. This highly interactive course introduces you to the world of marketing from both a societal and organizational perspective. You will participate in a variety of hands-on practical activities and projects to immerse yourself in the fundamentals of marketing.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
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OLRN1790 Statistics
Description: The following topics will be discussed: Introduction to Statistics; Introduction to Minitab; Visual Description of Univariate Data: Statistical Description of Univariate Data; Visual Description of Bivariate Data; Statistical Description of Bivariate Data: Regression and Correlation; Probability Basic Concepts; Discrete Probability Distributions; Continuous Probability Distributions; Sampling Distributions; Confidence Intervals and Hypothesis Testing for one mean and one proportion, Chi-Square Analysis, Regression Analysis, and Statistical process Control.

Minitab software and a DVD drive is required. MAC users are not supported in this course.
Hours: 56
Credits: 4
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COMM1865 Business Writing Strategies
Description: Effective and practical writing skills are important for successful communication in business. Students develop practical writing skills using basic word processing technology. They learn how to compose business correspondence including emails, memoranda, letters, and reports, with a focus on routine and persuasive messages. A review of basic grammar is also included.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
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ECON1030 Macroeconomics
Description: This course is a study of the Canadian economy as a whole. It introduces students to principles that are essential to an understanding of contemporary macroeconomic issues facing Canadian society. It examines the structure and performance of the Canadian economy utilizing economic models and aggregate economic indicators such as gross domestic product, employment, unemployment, income and productivity growth, inflation, interest rates, exchange rates, balance of payments; and the impact of domestic and international influences and of government fiscal and monetary policies.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
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OLRN1315 Supervisory Skills for Business and Industry
Description: The successful supervisor needs a solid knowledge base, a wide range of specialized skills and the capacity to keep current. The various roles you are called upon to play require clear understanding of the organization and clear thinking about the tasks. You must communicate effectively, handle customer relations, measure and report work appropriately and ensure compliance with complex government legislation. This course will help you develop these skills and give you an awareness of the multi-faceted approach to leadership demanded in the modern business environment.
Hours: 30
Credits: 2
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