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Courses - January 2023

Level 1

Course Details

Introductory Financial Accounting I
ACCT1030

Description:

This course introduces accounting terminology, the accounting equation, the double-entry system of bookkeeping, the accrual basis of accounting, financial statements, and the ledgers and journals making up a basic accounting system.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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College Reading & Writing Skills
COMM1085

Description:

This course introduces students to the reading, writing, and critical thinking skills needed for academic and workplace success. Students will analyse a variety of texts and apply the steps of planning, writing, and revising to produce writing that meets the expectations of selected audiences and purposes. The course prepares students for college-level writing tasks, research, and documentation by asking them to produce clear, informed, and purposeful documents relevant to both academic and professional contexts.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Business Computing Applications I
COMP1056

Description:

During this course, the student will learn to effectively use Windows operating system, apply word processing techniques, create basic business presentations, and explore the power of spreadsheets . Students will also learn the skills necessary to operate effectively within the Conestoga College computing environment. An emphasis will be placed on the development of solutions to business problems using commonly available microcomputer tools.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Conestoga 101
CON0101

Description:

This self-directed course focuses on introducing new students to the supports, services, and opportunities available at Conestoga College. By the end of this course, students will understand the academic expectations of the Conestoga learning environment, as well as the supports available to ensure their academic success. Students will also be able to identify on-campus services that support their health and wellness, and explore ways to get actively involved in the Conestoga community through co-curricular learning opportunities.

  • Hours: 1
  • Credits: 0
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Business Mathematics I
MATH1010

Description:

The purpose of the course is to provide the student with a mathematical basis for personal and business financial decisions through four instructional modules. The course stresses business applications using arithmetic, algebra, ratio-proportion and graphing. Applications include payroll, cost-volume-profit analysis and merchandising mathematics. This course stresses logical reasoning and problem solving skills. A Texas Instrument BAII “Plus” calculator is required for the course.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Project Management with Software Applications
MGMT2220

Description:

This course will explore the fundamentals of project management in order to provide the student with a solid foundation in this discipline. Through discussion and application of all aspects of project management knowledge areas, students will learn the tools and techniques used to successfully manage projects. Microsoft Project will be used to plan, manage and track progress and resources. This course meets the project management education requirements toward completion of the Project Management Institute's PMP and CAPM designations.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Introduction to Supply Chain and Operations Management
OPER1160

Description:

A Supply Chain is a network of organizations that are involved in the different processes and activities that produce value in the form of products and services in the hands of the ultimate customer or consumer. Operations Management is one of the three major functions of a business, along with Marketing and Accounting / Finance, and focuses on designing, creating, and improving goods and services. Understanding key Supply Chain and Operations Management foundations is crucial to any company's success and profitability. This introductory course will expose students to topics related to how products and services are created and delivered to the customer.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Level 2

Course Details

Applied Managerial Accounting
ACCT2460

Description:

This is an introductory course in Managerial Accounting for non-accounting students. The course provides the student with an understanding of the types and behaviours of costs used by managers in the planning, decision-making and budgeting processes.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites: ACCT1030
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Data Analysis and Advanced Functions
COMP1003

Description:

During this course the student will learn and apply more advanced features of spreadsheet applications in order to develop comprehensive solutions to business problems; and utilize advanced database functions and business intelligence tools of a spreadsheet to enable an executive to make comprehensive and informed decisions.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites: COMP1056 OR COMP1923
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Supply Chain Management
OPER1220

Description:

This introductory course will provide an overview of the transformation and flow of materials in a supply chain and how they are integrated. Areas of study include forecasting, planning, sourcing, production, and delivery of products and services to customers.

  • Hours: 56
  • Credits: 4
  • Pre-Requisites: OPER1160
  • CoRequisites:

Purchasing
OPER2200

Description:

This course will introduce students to the fundamental nature of purchasing and how the effective use of this function can assist in the success of an organization.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites: OPER1160
  • CoRequisites:

Manufacturing Processes and Print Interpretation
OPER2225

Description:

This course will introduce students to the various manufacturing processes used in different industries. Students will also learn to understand and interpret construction and engineering drawings and specifications, allowing the production of bills of materials.

  • Hours: 56
  • Credits: 4
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Electives: General Education
Student must complete a minimum of 42 Hours

Electives: General Education
Student must complete a minimum of 42 Hours

Level 3

Course Details

Information Systems I
COMP2200

Description:

This course concentrates on advanced spreadsheet techniques that will transform data into information to improve decision making; designing and creating Decision Support Systems (DSS). In addition to the creation of multiple DSS, students will also incorporate design best practices that will support effective solutions and ensure data quality. Students will utilize analysis tools such as Solver, Scenario Manager, Pivot Tables, and Power View and visualization tools such as Graphs and Pivot Graphs. Students will demonstrate these techniques through industry related assignments and the use of case studies.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites: COMP1003
  • CoRequisites:

Macroeconomics
ECON1030

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
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Master Planning
OPER2045

Description:

The function of master planning is to balance customer demands and supply realities. This course offers an in-depth analysis of the activities necessary to accomplish this balance. Areas of study include demand management, sales and operations planning, and master scheduling. Students will use spreadsheet-based software to develop models to apply these concepts to business scenarios.

  • Hours: 56
  • Credits: 4
  • Pre-Requisites: OPER1220
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Principles of Buying
OPER2235

Description:

This course will provide the student with a comprehensive study of purchasing and supply management practices and applications. Topics include purchasing organization, supplier management, and price determination.

  • Hours: 56
  • Credits: 4
  • Pre-Requisites: OPER2200
  • CoRequisites:

Transportation and Warehousing
OPER3160

Description:

The areas of Transportation and Warehousing are critical to the success of executing a supply chain strategy. Consumers are demanding and require agile fulfilment facilities to support their buy anywhere, ship anywhere, and return anywhere habits. Efficient and effective transportation systems are indispensable for economic sustainability. Organizations need a transportation and warehousing network that meets stakeholder expectations for cost, quality, time and location.In this course the student will explore the efficient handling and movement of goods, services, materials and related information within and between supply chains. This will be achieved by examining transportation methods, warehousing concepts, distribution networks and the related total cost of ownership decisions.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Electives: General Education
Student must complete a minimum of 42 Hours

Level 4

Course Details

Business Analytics
MGMT2230

Description:

With technology today, organizations are able to collect tremendous amounts of data. Data is typically meaningless until it is analyzed for trends, patterns, relationships, and other useful information. This course provides students with practical experiences to help analyze data sets and uncover useful information for decision making; Business Analytics. Students will learn the fundamentals of query and report design, multi-dimensional analysis, data mining and predictive analytics with emphasis on identifying data and interpreting results to support organizational decision making. Students will be engaged with state of the art tools for data visualization, data discovery and predictive analytics through the SAP University Alliance program.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites: COMP2200
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Leadership and Team Building
MGMT3075

Description:

Organizations and the supply chains are complex and leaders need to be able to lead and motivate individuals and teams in the organization and compete in the global economy. This course will cover fundamental concepts of effective leadership and team building in the global economy.

  • Hours: 56
  • Credits: 4
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Material Requirements Planning Concepts
OPER2210

Description:

In this course, the student will learn the fundamental concepts of Material Requirements Planning (MRP) and Distribution Requirements Planning (DRP). Students will develop the ability and tools necessary to apply these concepts to plan manufactured, purchased and finished goods inventory in a manual environment. Problem solving techniques will be used to propose solutions to changes in the plan to provide the best solution for an organization. Students will also learn how Enterprise Resources Planning (ERP) impacts these processes and decisions in an organization.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites: OPER1220
  • CoRequisites:

International Logistics Management
OPER3170

Description:

Organizations are tasked with managing complex and evolving global supply chains. International logistics is the process of planning, implementing and controlling the flow of materials, finished goods and related information across international borders. Free trade agreements are increasing the amount of international trade thus increasing the amount of activity in International Logistics. Supply Chain professionals must recognize the trade-offs in the total cost of ownership. Key issues to be considered include trade compliance, risk, security, language, time zones, culture, emerging and disruptive technologies to design a resilient supply chain. The student must ensure that international logistics activities and transactions are compliant with relevant legal, global regulatory and contractual obligations while meeting stakeholder expectations for cost, quality, time and location.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites: OPER3160
  • CoRequisites:

Advanced Purchasing
OPER3180

Description:

This course will concentrate on the application of sound purchasing management principles to actual business problems. The ethical application of sound supply chain management principles to the development and execution of buying recommendations will be emphasized.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites: OPER2230 OR OPER2235
  • CoRequisites:

Electives: Program Option
Student must complete a minimum of 42 Hours

Program outcomes

  1. Apply knowledge of the interrelationships among the functional areas of business to materials and operations management
  2. Employ current policies and practices for purchasing and procurement
  3. Develop and control plans and schedules, at various levels in the organization
  4. Describe the principles of quality management to support materials and operations management functions
  5. Evaluate suppliers and their performance based upon established formal and informal techniques
  6. Evaluate purchasing functions such as price determination, source selection, quantity and quality considerations, value analysis and contracts
  7. Make business decisions based on the knowledge of cost and managerial accounting
  8. Apply purchasing best practices to public and private sector purchasing in order to support effective performance measurement and improvement
  9. Utilize current and relevant business applications of computer information systems
  10. Apply knowledge of the role of change management to the purchasing environment
  11. Explain the legal system and legislation affecting business
  12. Conduct business in compliance with the principles of Corporate Social Responsibility and SCMA Code of Ethics