|BUSI 1000 - Introduction to Business in Society. |
introduces the basics of business and business corporations in society, in a real-wordl relevant manner. Particular attention is given to societal stakeholders and to corporations' internal business processes and management functions. Major emphases include corporate social responsibilities and management ethics, and these are recurring themes in other topics such as technology, globalization and people in organizations. The course is a combination of textbook theory and guided learning activities and assignments based on finding and integrating real-world information.
|BUSI 1600 - Introduction of Entrepreneurship. |
is an introductory course designed to give students a broad understanding of the field of entrepreneurship and the role that entrepreneurship plays in society. Topics will include the nature and theories of entrepreneurship, the characteristics and behaviours of entrepreneurs, and the entrepreneurial process in small and large firms. Students will get to think and act in a creative manner, obtain exposure to local entrepreneurs, assess their potential for entrepreneurial careers and develop attitudes and skills that will be useful in any organization. The course is also useful for those who will be dealing with smaller firms in the context of larger organizations and for those who will be working for entrepreneurs.
- Prerequisite: Business 1000, and English 1110 or 1021
|BUSI 2101 - Managerial Accounting (QRA). |
Provides an overview of the use of financial data for managerial decision making. The student will be introduced to basic budgeting and analysis techniques for both service-oriented and manufacturing businesses.
- Prerequisite: Business 1101
|BUSI 2210 - Introduction to Marketing Tactics (W). |
introduces students to the concepts, analyses, and activities that comprise marketing tactics, and provides practice in making decisions about tactical problems in marketing. The course is also a foundation for advanced electives in marketing. Topics include: product management, pricing, marketing communications, channels of distribution, implementation, and budgeting.
- Prerequisite: Business 1210, Mathematics 1000
- Note: Note: With Business 1210, can be used in lieu of the combination of Business 1201/2201.
|BUSI 2700 - Computing and Information Systems for Business. |
serves to introduce computer applications in document processing, spreadsheet and database management, and basic web design and technology. Students will also examine the role of information systems and their design and management in supporting business decision making, and ethical issues surrounding technology in the workplace.
- Prerequisite: Business 1000
- Lab: 3 hours
- Note: Credit Restriction: Computer Science 1600, 2650, 2801
Note: Cannot be used as a Business elective in programs offered by the Faculty of Business Administration
|BUSI 3310 - Organizational Behaviour (W) (formerly BUSI 2301). |
focuses on the study of individual and group processes in formal organizations. The student is introduced to the nature of work, the systematic approach to the study of behaviour, organizational roles and socialization, motivation, leadership, communication, and group dynamics.
- Prerequisite: English 1110 or 1021
- Note: Credit Restriction: the former Business 2301
|BUSI 3401 - Operations Management (QRA). |
teaches fundamental concepts, methods, tools, and techniques to understand, analyze, and effectively manage as well as improve operations in business organizations. The course covers operations competitiveness and strategy, productivity, forecasting, capacity planning, material requirements planning, waiting lines analysis, project management, inventory management, quality control and its improvement, and supply chain management.
- Prerequisite: Statistics 2500, and Business 2400 or the former Business 2401
|BUSI 4330 - Introduction to Labour Relations (formerly BUSI 3320). |
provides an introduction to the field of industrial and labour relations in Canada, with primary emphasis on the labour-management relationship. Students will be introduced to the basic elements of an industrial relations system, including the participants, their roles and relationships, the social, economic, legal and political environment in which the participants interact, and the process and outcomes of collective bargaining. Students may be exposed to various role playing exercises that are applicable to a career in industrial and labour relations.
- Prerequisite: English 1021 or English 1110
- Note: Credit Restriction: the former Business 3320
|BUSI 4500 - Financial Management I (QRA). |
iIs designed to introduce the student to the role of financial management in business, financial analysis techniques, working capital management, and long-term and short-term financing.
- Prerequisite: Business 1101, Economics 2010 and Statistics 2500
|BUSI 6500 - Family Business, Franchising, and Buying an Enterprise (W). |
examines various forms of business ventures and the recognition and treatment of associated risks. Emphasis is on the critical importance of the entrepreneur, the demands and the risks faced as well as the rewards and satisfactions to be expected from family-run business, franchising, and enterprise takeover.
- Prerequisite: Business 1101, 1600, and 2210
|BUSI 6600 - Managing Growth in the Small Firm. |
is designed to introduce the student to the challenges and opportunities of managing small growing businesses. The focus will be on functional issues and solutions within the context of growth oriented small firms. In addition, the course will explore strategic planning in the owner-managed business and strategies for growth and expansion. Extensive use will be made of cases and examples from Atlantic Canada.
- Prerequisite: Business 5600
|BUSI 7000 - Strategic Management 2 (W). |
emphasizes concepts of strategic management and strategy in various contexts and situations covering corporations and businesses, and other institutions or organizations and their purposeful activities. Through in-depth analysis of reality-based situations and strategic issues, students will develop their contextual and situational orientation, and further develop their applied, investigative critical thinking and information search skills. Further, students will be expected to develop an applied ability in the contextual and situational analysis of corporations/businesses and institutions/purposeful activities, and in corresponding strategy formulation and planning for strategy implementation. Student learning activities may be based on published business cases, decision-making and group dynamics exercises, business simulation exercises, and information search projects. Learning outcomes also may include research and information search methodologies and information literacy, and good writing.
- Prerequisite: Business 4050, 4320, 4500, and 5301
|BUSI 7010 - Business and Society (W). |
examines the inter-relationships among business, government, society and the environment. Topics include: the social-economic business system, business ideologies, social responsibilities of business, business ethics, stakeholder and issues management, and selected current issues in business.
- Prerequisite: Restricted to Bachelor of Business Administration students who have completed at least 90 credit hours, or permission of the Chair of Business
|BUSI 7050 - Current Topics in Business (W). |
includes current topics in contemporary business thinking that will be examined and evaluated in a seminar format. Seminars will be presented by faculty, students, and guest speakers.
- Prerequisite: Restricted to BBA students who have completed at least 90 credit hours, or students who have permission of the Chair of Business
|BUSI 7600 - Current Topics in Entrepreneurship (W). |
endeavours to address recent research findings in various aspects of entrepreneurship. Students will have the opportunity to pursue issues in entrepreneurship development covering a wide range of topics using publications, journals and conference proceedings.
- Prerequisite: Business 5600