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Accounting Studies Certificate

(10 courses required) ACC110 Accounting Concepts I
ACC210 Accounting Concepts II
ACC328 Intermediate Accounting I
ACC428 Intermediate Accounting II
ACC320 Cost Accounting
ACC326* Accounting Software Applications (Sage 50 Accounting)

PLUS: Select 3 General Business Electives and 1 elective ending with “G” from the Humanities/Social Sciences section. Example: SSC 110G
*ACC 326 is not currently offered through online delivery. Please contact the School of Business for available in-class sections. ONT 149 Computerized Accounting (online delivery) may be used instead of ACC 326.

Management Studies Certificate
Online delivery

This professional certificate program is designed for students seeking employment as First-Line or Middle managers, or those individuals who wish to update and expand their skills in order to advance their career. Students will explore the four main management activities/functions, Planning, Organizing, Leading and Controlling. Those who have spent a minimum of 5 years in a Management Level position may be eligible to apply for a Prior Learning Assessment (PLA).

Students who successfully complete the following courses will be eligible to receive a Certificate in Management Studies. In addition the Human Resources courses may be accredited by the Human Resources Professional Association of Ontario towards the Comprehensive Knowledge Exam.

The following 10 courses are required: ACC 110 Accounting Concepts I
BUS 108 Introduction to Canadian Business
BUS 300 Business Law
BUS 434 Supervisory Development
COM 200 Communications & Today’s Workplace
MGN 105 Introduction to Human Resources (Replaces MGN 340)
MGN 310 Organizational Behaviour
MGN 320 Management Principles
MGN 450 Training & Development
MGN 490 Employment Law

Human Resource Studies Certificate
Online delivery

(10 courses required) MGN 105 Introduction to Human Resources (Replaces MGN 340)
MGN 310 Organizational Behaviour
MGN 320 Management Principles
MGN 330 Industrial Relations
MGN 430 Collective Bargaining & Dispute Resolution
MGN 440 Compensation & Employee Benefits

PLUS: Select 3 General Business Electives and 1 elective ending with “G” from the Humanities/Social Sciences section. Example: SSC 110G

QUICKBOOKS I
GNR 371N
This twelve hour workshop will instruct students on how QuickBooks can handle their personal and small business accounting. Topics include cash transactions, accruals, accounts payable, accounts receivable, inventory, reports and payroll. Students MUST have Accounting and Windows experience. Text extra. Please bring memory stick.
Fall
Windsor 050 5136 Sep. 25-Oct 16, Wed 6:30P-9:30P $146.90 (Tuition $130.00 HST $16.90)
Winter
Windsor 050 1214 Jan. 22-Feb 12, Wed 6:30P-9:30P $146.90 (Tuition $130.00 HST $16.90)
QUICKBOOKS II
GNR 837N
Building upon QuickBooks GNR 371N, this twelve hour workshop covers setting up and managing inventory including working with purchase orders and adjusting inventory, payroll with ROE and T4s, sales tax, customer statements with charges, and customizing reports and memorized reports. Students MUST have Accounting and Windows experience. Pre-requisite: GNR 371N. Text extra. Please bring memory stick.
Fall
Windsor 050 5137 Oct. 30-Nov 20, Wed 6:30P-9:30P $146.90 (Tuition $130.00 HST $16.90)
Winter
Windsor 050 1215 Feb. 26-Mar 18, Wed 6:30P-9:30P $146.90 (Tuition $130.00 HST $16.90)
Computerized Accounting
ONT 149
In this course, students are introduced to a multi-module accounting software program designed for small to medium-size businesses. Students use the software and their knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) to create and maintain accounting records, including period end procedures and the creation of financial statements for sole proprietorships. 3 units of credit. Text extra. NOTE: This course is offered through Ontario Learn. Once registered, please go to http://www.stclaircollege.ca/online/howtogetstarted.html for instructions about how to start this course.
Fall
Online 065 5080 Sep. 10-Dec. 17 $339.12 (includes $82.50 online fee)
Accounting Concepts I
ACC 110
This course provides a conceptual approach to the study of the basic principles of accounting and financial statements. The accounting cycle, as an aid to the preparation of financial statements, will be applied. 3 units of credit. Text extra.
Fall
Online 065 5000 Sep. 16-Dec. 6 $305.62 (includes $49.00 access fee)
Winter
Online 065 1035 Jan. 20-Apr. 10 $305.62 (includes $49.00 access fee)
Accounting Concepts II
ACC 210
Conclusion of the presentation made in ACC 110. Particular emphasis is given to the application of accounting principles in the disclosure of assets, liabilities and equity. A study is made of the uses of financial data by interested parties and management. Pre-Requisite ACC 110. 3 units of credit. Text extra.
Fall
Online 065 4999 Sep. 16-Dec. 6 $305.62 (includes $49.00 access fee)
Winter
Online 065 1070 Jan. 20-Apr. 10 $305.62 (includes $49.00 access fee)
Payroll Accounting
ACC 310C
This is a project-oriented course designed to develop a student's practical accounting skills and build on their academic knowledge. Practice sets and various accounting projects are to be completed. Pre-requisite: ACC 210. 2 units of credit. Text extra.
Fall
Online 065 5133 Sep. 16-Dec. 6 $232.30 (includes $49.00 access fee)
Cost Accounting
ACC 320
An introduction to the study of costs for inventory valuation, income determination and control. Emphasis will be placed on three cost elements: job costing, process cost systems, and the many uses of cost data in decision-making management. Pre-Requisite ACC 210. 3 units of credit. Text extra.
Fall
Windsor 050 5038 Sep. 10-Oct. 17, Tue/Thu, 6:00P-9:30P $256.62
Winter
Online 065 1006 Jan. 20-Apr. 11 $305.62 (includes $49.00 access fee)
Intermediate Accounting I
ACC 328
This course is the first offering of Intermediate Accounting to Accounting Major students. An in-depth study is made of generally accepted accounting principles as they relate to the preparation of financial statements and to revenue recognition. This course will introduce “International Financial Reporting Standards” (IFRS) and its impact on basic financial statements. Pre-Requisite ACC 210. 4 units of credit. Text extra.
Winter
Online 065 1005 Jan. 20-Apr. 11 $378.94 (includes $49.00 access fee)
Canadian Income Tax I
ACC 335
This course examines the Income Tax Act as it applies to individuals. Topics covered are: income, deductions from income, tax credits, and calculations of taxes payable. Pre-Requisite ACC 210. 3 units of credit. Text extra.
Winter
Online 065 1026 Jan. 20-Apr. 11 $305.62 (includes $49.00 access fee)
Management Accounting I
ACC 420
Management accounting, focusing on internal customers, will identify, measure, analyze, interpret and communicate information that assists executives and managers in fulfilling organizational goals. Topics emphasized, include activity-based costing, budgets, standards, variance analysis, income effects of alternative costing methods, and cost behaviour. Interlaced throughout are insights into human relations and motivational problems inherent in the role of the accountant.Pre-Requisite ACC 320. 3 units of credit. Text extra.
Fall
Windsor 050 5039 Oct. 21-Dec. 5, Tue/Thu, 6:00P-9:30P $256.62
Introduction to Canadian Business
BUS 108
This course is designed to introduce the student to the fundamentals of the Canadian business system. Students will develop an understanding of the basic practices of business and become familiar with common business terminology. The knowledge and skills learned in this course can be applied directly to many business situations and will provide a solid foundation for business activities and future business courses. 3 units of credit. Text extra.
Winter
Online 065 1036 Jan. 20-Apr. 11 $305.62 (includes $49.00 access fee)
Business Law
BUS 300
A survey of the law pertaining to business administrators. Topics include: legal approach to business problems, resolution of disputes, torts, contracts, sale of goods, consumer law, employment law, forms of doing business and intellectual property law. 3 units of credit. Text extra.
Winter
Online 065 1025 Jan. 20-Apr. 11 $305.62 (includes $49.00 access fee)
Supervisory Development
BUS 434
This course provides the student with an overview of the purpose and responsibilities of a supervisor in today’s work environment. In response to changes at work, people may be called upon to serve as a supervisor. Accountable for the work of their subordinates, all supervisors must assign, monitor and evaluate performance, and provide feedback, training and support. This course provides a foundation for the student to develop from a competent employee to an effective manager. 3 units of credit. Text extra.
Fall
Online 066 4996 Sep. 16-Dec. 7 $305.62 (includes $49.00 access fee)
Macro Economics
ECN 110
This course is an introduction to macroeconomics with the objective of giving college students an overview of basic economic concepts including the flow of income among households, businesses, and governments; employment theory and price stability; fiscal policies; the Bank of Canada and monetary policies. 3 units of credit. Text extra.
Fall
Online 065 5012 Sep. 16-Dec. 7 $305.62 (includes $49.00 access fee)
Winter
Online 065 1013 Jan. 20-Apr. 11 $305.62 (includes $49.00 access fee)
Micro Economics
ECN 210
This course is an introduction to microeconomics which examines specific sectors within the entire economy. The two foundations of microeconomics are the concepts of demand and supply. These foundations can be applied to both the product markets and the resource markets. Microeconomics also studies the behaviors of individual firms and industries within the different market structures. The micro economist often specializes in one particular sector of the economy, for example, the automotive industry or the health care industry. The micro economist is often referred to as a ‘consultant’ for a particular industry or a particular sector of the economy. The relevance of the economy in today’s world reinforces the importance of the study of economics as part of the student’s overall business education. 3 units of credit. Text extra.
Winter
Online 065 1092 Jan. 20-Apr. 11 $305.62 (includes $49.00 access fee)
Entrepreneurship
ENT 500
Entrepreneurs play a key role in the Canadian economy. This course is an introduction to provide students with the basic knowledge required to plan, start, and manage a small business or some form of self-employment. It presents actual skills that students will use throughout their working lives. It will provide knowledge and skills through many practical applications for both employment situations (small businesses) and personal financial management. 3 units of credit. Text extra.
Winter
Online 065 1088 Jan. 20-Apr. 11 $305.62 (includes $49.00 access fee)
Introduction to Human Resources
MGN 105
An introduction to the study of human resources concepts dealing with the development and direction of people, including: recruitment, selection, testing, placement, induction and training. The merit rating, wages and hours as well as program orientation for the worker will be presented. Elements of progressive discipline along with applicable Provincial and Federal Legislation is also part of the course content. 3 units of credit. Text extra.
Winter
Online 065 1112 Jan. 20-Apr. 10 $305.62 (includes $49.00 access fee)
Business Ethics
MGN 300
A survey of the law pertaining to business administrators. Topics include: legal approach to business problems, resolution of disputes, torts, contracts, sale of goods, consumer law, employment law, forms of doing business and intellectual property law. 2 units of credit. Text extra.
Fall
Online 065 4957 Sep. 16-Dec. 7 $232.30 (includes $49.00 access fee)
Organizational Behavior
MGN 310
This course is designed to help students relate the basic elements of organizational behavior and their importance to our day-to-day relationships with others, especially in the workplace. Special emphasis is given to the study of group dynamics, leadership, morale, communication and organizational behavior as it affects productivity in a business enterprise. 3 units of credit. Text extra.
Fall
Online 065 5013 Sep. 16-Dec. 7 $305.62 (includes $49.00 access fee)
Winter
Online 065 1090 Jan. 20-Apr. 10 $305.62 (includes $49.00 access fee)
Management Principles
MGN 320
This course presents an overview of the basic principles and practices used by managers in operating a modern organization. The course will help students understand management principles and practices in relation to four core management functions: planning, organizing, leading and controlling. Students will gain an understanding of the important external and internal forces that affect a manager’s ability to achieve high levels of performance as they plan, organize, lead and control the organization. Students will also learn how to perform as both leaders and followers in groups and teams. Topics include the key characteristics and roles of managers, ethics and social responsibility, decision-making, structures of organizations, leadership types and styles, as well as effective and efficient methods of control. 3 units of credit. Text extra.
Fall
Online 065 5014 Sep. 16-Dec. 7 $305.62 (includes $49.00 access fee)
Winter
Online 065 1064 Jan. 20-Apr. 11 $305.62 (includes $49.00 access fee)
Industrial Relations
MGN 330
This course is designed to help the student to learn the basic principles and technical skills required in Industrial Relations to work successfully within the union-management relationship. Areas of study will include the management-union relationship, analysis of legal and institutional framework within which unions operate, union policies and practices, management policies on labor, legislation, the trend of labor relations, collective bargaining, the arbitration process and contract language . 3 units of credit. Text extra.
Fall
Online 065 4967 Sep. 16-Dec. 6 $305.62 (includes $49.00 access fee)
Collective Bargaining & Dispute Resolution
MGN 430
This course is designed to assist the student in developing negotiation skills, an understanding of the union-management relationship, and contract language and its development. Mediation and arbitration practices will also be studied to develop dispute resolution skills. 3 units of credit. Text extra.
Winter
Online 065 1015 Jan. 20-Apr. 11 $305.62 (includes $49.00 access fee)
Training & Development
MGN 450
This course will provide participants with an understanding of the processes of assessing staff training needs, designing and administering staff training and development programs, as well as costing and evaluating the effectiveness of such programs. 3 units of credit. Text extra.
Winter
Online 065 1072 Jan. 20-Apr. 11 $305.62 (includes $49.00 access fee)
Occupational Health & Safety
MGN 470
Occupational Health and Safety studies the identification, evaluation and control of safety hazards associated with the work environment. The major objective of this course is to help students develop a solid understanding of occupational health and safety legislation, processes, procedures, and techniques involved in workplace safety hazard recognition, assessment and control. 3 units of credit. Text extra.
Fall
Online 065 4976 Sep. 16-Dec. 7 $305.62 (includes $49.00 access fee)
Human Resource Planning
MGN 480
This course is about improving performance in modern, complex organizations. The focus here is on organizational, group and individual level performance, the factors that have an impact on performance and actions that improve it. 3 units of credit. Text extra.
Fall
Online 065 4997 Sep. 16-Dec. 6 $305.62 (includes $49.00 access fee)
Employment Law
MGN 490
This course is designed to develop the student's understanding of how the law affects the employment relationship (particular jurisdictional emphasis in Ontario). Common law principles and relevant legislation will be used to demonstrate the legal aspects of the entire employment relationship, from the job opening to termination. 3 units of credit. Text extra.
Fall
Online 065 5001 Sep. 16-Dec. 7 $305.62 (includes $49.00 access fee)
Introduction to Canadian Marketing
MRK 202
The essence of marketing is to develop, produce, and position a product that meets the need of its potential buyers. This course introduces the student to the four (4) P’s of Marketing - Product, Price, Place and Promotion. This course also focuses on critical issues that shape contemporary marketing practice - relationship marketing, social responsibility marketing, total quality management, the impact of technology on marketing, database and direct marketing, internet and event marketing, and sponsorships. 3 units of credit. Text extra.
Fall
Online 065 4978 Sep. 16-Dec. 7 $305.62 (includes $49.00 access fee)
Winter
Online 065 1047 Jan. 20-Apr. 11 $305.62 (includes $49.00 access fee)
Advertising Management
MRK 325
Advertising Management is a study of the nature and scope of advertising management, through mass media (including newspapers, magazines, direct mail, radio, television and telemarketing). Media sales and practical instruction in layout, copywriting, market analysis, advertising techniques, decision making and advertising campaigns are presented and analyzed. Pre-requisite: MRK 202. 3 units of credit. Text extra.
Fall
Online 065 5007 Sep. 16-Dec. 7 $305.62 (includes $49.00 access fee)

Human Resources Management Graduate Certificate

This graduate (post-diploma or post-degree) certificate program is intended for those seeking employment in Human Resources Management or for individuals already in the field who wish to update and expand their skills in order to pursue a career in Human Resources Management and secure the CHRP designation. For further information go to www.hrpa.org or call 1-800-387-1311.

Students who meet the graduate certificate admissions criteria and successfully complete the required courses will qualify for a graduate certificate in Human Resources Management from St. Clair College. Prospective candidates who are planning to begin taking courses towards this credential on or after September 1, 2008 should be aware that at the time of application for the graduate certificate, they will be required to show proof of a previous diploma or degree from an approved post-secondary institution or the equivalent in years of professional experience in the Human Resources field. Individuals with questions about this should call (519) 972-2711.

In addition, the courses will be accredited by the Human Resources Professional Association of Ontario towards the Comprehensive Knowledge Exam. Students who have completed the Human Resources Studies Certificate will be able to further their studies through this program.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:

Two or three-year college diploma or university degree

NOTE: Continuing Education students who began the Human Resources Management Graduate Certificate program prior to Spring 2018 should consult the Continuing Education Office for advice regarding program completion, at (519) 972-2711 or coned@stclaircollege.ca.

HRM110 Accounting Principles I
HRM105 Human Resources Management
HRM310 Organizational Behaviour and Change Management
HRM330 Employee - Management Relations
HRM440 Compensation and Employee Benefits
HRM450 Strategic Training and Development
HRM490 Legal Aspects of Workplace Law
HRM210 Accounting Principles II
HRM422C Management Accounting for HR
HRM430 Global Business Management
HRM470 Occupational Health & Safety
HRM480 Performance Management
HRM500 Effective Recruitment and Selection Practices
HRM605 Topics in Human Resources Management
HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
HRM 105
This Graduate Certificate course examines the leadership role HR Managers assume in supporting the effective management of an organization. Major topics include the compensation systems, recruitment and selection protocols, the development of training programs, merit rating and performance evaluation. Students will also gain knowledge of applicable Provincial and Federal Legislation as they related to the coordination on administrative functions within an organization. 3 units of credit. Text extra.
Fall
Online 065 5002 Sep. 16-Dec. 6 $305.62 (includes $49.00 access fee)
Accounting Principles I
HRM 110
This Graduate Certificate course introduces students to the main functions of accounting. Accounting concepts and methodology, as well as, valuation and income determination as introduced through the application of the accounting cycle and preparation of financial statements. 3 units of credit. Text extra.
Winter
Online 065 1034 Jan. 20-Apr. 11 $305.62 (includes $49.00 access fee)
Accounting Principles II
HRM 210
This Graduate Certificate course is a continuation of Accounting Principles 1, with focus on particular assets, liabilities, and equities, including the recognition and valuation on the financial statement. Students will also learn about the differences between partnerships and corporations in terms of taxes, liability and organizational structures. Pre-requisite: HRM 110. 3 units of credit. Text extra.
Fall
Online 065 5051 Sep. 16-Dec. 6 $305.62 (includes $49.00 access fee)
Organizational Behaviour & Change Management
HRM 310
This Graduate Certificate course will provide students with insight into theories and research regarding the factors that influence worker behavior in organizations. Students will learn how organizational structure and leadership impacts employee motivation, communication processes and conflict resolution and how these factors collectively impact organizational change. The study of group dynamics in organizational settings will be integrated into the classroom learning environment. 3 units of credit. Text extra.
Fall
Online 065 5004 Sep. 16-Dec. 7 $305.62 (includes $49.00 access fee)
Employee-Management Relations
HRM 330
This Graduate Certificate course equips students with a solid understanding of the relationships and varied interactions between a union and the employer. Key areas of study include an analysis of the legal and institutional frameworks within which unions operate, union policies and practices, management policies on labor, the collective bargaining, and arbitration processes, and typical contract language. The trend of labor relations in Canada will also be studied. 3 units of credit. Text extra.
Fall
Online 065 5003 Sep. 16-Dec. 7 $305.62 (includes $49.00 access fee)
Global Business Management
HRM 430
This course examines how firms manage their global trade ventures. Students will explore the impact of globalization on businesses by examining trends, issues, trade agreements and macro forces affecting global trading environments. The purpose of the course is to prepare students to become effective global managers. The emphasis on cross-cultural communications with respect to global management is examined in detail. 3 units of credit. Text extra.
Winter
Online 065 1015 Jan. 20-Apr. 11 $305.62 (includes $49.00 access fee)
Compensation and Employee Benefits
HRM 440
This Graduate Certificate course supports students in gaining an understanding of the process, theories, techniques, and practices involved in developing and administering a compensation system. This Graduate Certificate course will examine the principals involved in developing and maintaining effective salary and wage compensation programs for employees through the study of compensation policies, techniques and HR objectives. Students will also explore topics including job analysis, job evaluation, labor market surveys, job pricing and salary administration. 3 units of credit. Text extra.
Winter
Online 065 1031 Jan. 20-Apr. 10 $305.62 (includes $49.00 access fee)
Strategic Training and Development
HRM 450
This Graduate Certificate course supports students in gaining an understanding of both the role of training and development in human resources management, and the procedures associated with the training and development function. Major topics will include needs analysis, program design and development, facilitation and program administration, and evaluation. Students will be introduced to the psychology of the adult learning processes on which training and development is based. Budgeting, cost/ benefit analysis, monitoring and controlling the training process, and post-training follow-up procedures will be integrated through case study analyses. 3 units of credit. Text extra.
Winter
Online 065 1032 Jan. 20-Apr. 11 $305.62 (includes $49.00 access fee)
Occupational Health & Safety
HRM 470
Occupational Health and Safety studies the identification, evaluation and control of safety hazards associated with the work environment. The major objective of this course is to help students develop a solid understanding of occupational health and safety legislation, processes, procedures, and techniques involved in workplace safety hazard recognition, assessment and control. Pre-Requisite: HRM 105. 3 units of credit. Text extra.
Winter
Online 065 1016 Jan. 20-Apr. 11 $305.62 (includes $49.00 access fee)
Performance Management
HRM 480
Students will enhance their theoretical knowledge through practical learning experiences through the development of the Performance Management as it applies to the workforce environment. Student will be able to conduct comprehensive human resource audits as well as design, implement and evaluate a performance management program. The use of human resource information systems to facilitate human resource planning will also be incorporated into the course delivery. Pre-requisite: HRM 105. 3 units of credit. Text extra.
Fall
Online 065 5052 Sep. 16-Dec. 7 $305.62 (includes $49.00 access fee)
Legal Aspects of Workplace Law
HRM 490
This Graduate Certificate course examines the common law legal principles and statutory regimes governing the relationship between individual employees and employers in Canada.(particular jurisdictional emphasis in Ontario) Students will also explore relevant statutes, analysis of decisions from the courts, practical exercises, discussion and student presentations and use relevant legislation to demonstrate the legal aspects of the entire employment relationship, from the job opening to termination. 3 units of credit. Text extra.
Winter
Online 065 1033 Jan. 20-Apr. 11 $305.62 (includes $49.00 access fee)
Effective Recruitment and Selection Practices
HRM 500
In this Graduate Certificate course students will learn how to design effective job analysis processes, including recruitment and selection processes, to ensure organizations attract and select the right candidates given the needs of their organization. Students will apply theory and best practices to case analyses to hone decision-making and problem-solving skills as they assume the role of an HR manager in a Canadian organization. Pre-Requisite: HRM 105 3 units of credit. Text extra.
Fall
Online 066 5050 Sep. 16-Dec. 6 $305.62 (includes $49.00 access fee).
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Chatham Campus 1001 Grand Ave. W. Chatham

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