INTRODUCTION TO CANADIAN BUSINESS
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.
Online 066 4278 Jul 3-Aug 17 $326.20 (includes $49.00 access fee)
ACCOUNTING CONCEPTS I
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.
Online 065 1016 May 7-Jul 27 $326.20 (includes $49.00 access fee)
ACCOUNTING CONCEPTS II
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.
Online 065 1017 May 7-Jul 27 $326.20 (includes $49.00 access fee)
In response to changes at work, people may be called upon to serve as a supervisor or team leader. This general education course provides the student with an overview of the purpose and responsibilities of a supervisor in today’s work environment. The supervisor is in a unique position between senior management / owners of an organization and its employees. From this position they must execute the business objectives of their superiors, by planning and organizing the use of their resources as well as hire, lead, motivate, control, evaluate performance and provide feedback, training and support to subordinates. At the end of the day, the supervisor is accountable for all these things. This course provides a foundation for the student to develop from a competent employee to an effective future supervisor. Even if a supervisory position is not aspired to, students will learn how and why organizations must be planned, organized, staffed, led and controlled so they may become better employees and team leaders. 3 units of credit. Text extra.
Online 066 1056 Jul 3-Aug 17 $326.20 (includes $49.00 access fee)
INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN RESOURCES
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
Online 065 1002 May 7-Jul 27 $326.20 (includes $49.00 access fee)
A survey of news headlines reveal that Ethics is a major concern in today’s business world- on local, national and international levels. This course presents the foundations of Business Ethics and Ethical Decision–Making. The course employs a stakeholder managerial approach to the business and society relationships and provides a framework by which students can identify, analyze and use critical thinking skills to make simple but informed ethical business decisions. The course explores how companies encourage individual and corporate behaviour, issues particular to doing business in a global environment and business ethics issues relating to information and technology. 2 units of credit. Text extra.
Online 065 1062 May 7-Jul 27 $247.00 (includes $49.00 access fee)
This course is designed to help students relate the basic elements of organizational behaviour 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 behaviour as it affects productivity in a business enterprise. 3 units of credit. Text extra.
Online 065 1087 May 7-Jul 27 $326.20 (includes $49.00 access fee)
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.
Online 065 1088 May 7-Jul 27 $326.20 (includes $49.00 access fee)
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. Area of study will include the management-union relationship: analysis of legal and institutional frameworks within which unions operate, union policies and practices, management policies on labour, legislation, the trend of labour relations, collective bargaining, the arbitration process and contract language. 3 units of credit. Text extra.
Online 065 1047 May 7-Jul 27 $326.20 (includes $49.00 access fee)
OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH & SAFETY
Occupational Health & 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.
Online 066 1051 Jul 3-Aug 17 $326.20 (includes $49.00 access fee)
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.
Online 065 1059 May 7-Jul 27 $326.20 (includes $49.00 access fee)
This course is an introduction to macroeconomics with the objective of giving students an overview of basic economic concepts, 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. (Online $318.22 includes $49.00 access fee) Text extra.
Online 065 1086 May 7-Jul 27 $326.20 (includes $49.00 access fee)
This course builds on the MICROSOFT EXCEL software introduced in Computer Applications II. This intermediate level course reviews worksheet basics, building formulas, formatting, editing, graphics, printing and presenting the results of electronic spreadsheets. Areas of focus will include financial, statistical and what-if analysis, innovative chart and graph techniques, managing information in lists including macros using Visual Basic for application, hyperlinks, scenario manager, sorting and filtering a worksheet database, pivot tables, creating a data map, integrating applications with the clipboard and object linking and embedding (OLE). 3 units of credit. Pre-requisite: MIC 211 or OAG 270. (Note: Students must have MS Office 2013 software for online computer courses) Text extra.
Online 065 1040 May 7-Jul 27 $326.20 (includes $49.00 access fee)