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Minor Management (For Non-Management Students) (18 credits)

Offered by: Management     Degree: Bachelor of Music

Program Requirements

The Minor Management consists of 18 credits of Management courses and is currently offered to non-Management students in the following Faculties: Arts, Engineering, Science, Agricultural & Environmental Sciences, Music, Religious Studies, and Kinesiology.

This Minor is designed to provide non-management students with the opportunity to obtain basic knowledge in various aspects of management.

Complementary Courses (18 credits)

Selected from categories A, B, and C:

Category A

3 credits selected from:

  • MGCR 211 Introduction to Financial Accounting (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Overview

    Management Core : The role of financial accounting in the reporting of the financial performance of a business. The principles, components and uses of financial accounting and reporting from a user's perspective, including the recording of accounting transactions and events, the examination of the elements of financial statements, the preparation of financial statements and the analysis of financial results.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013, Summer 2013

    Instructors: Brian Lindsay Davies, Edward Bierbrier, Ralph Cecere, Julia Scott, Erica Pimentel, Kimberly Ryan (Fall) David Farber, Kimberly Ryan, Edward Bierbrier, Samantha Welscheid, Walter Moschella (Winter) Edward Bierbrier, Karen Zajdman-Borden (Summer)

    • Continuing Studies: requirement for CMA, CGA, the EA of AACI, and the Institute of Internal Auditors
  • MGCR 341 Finance 1 (3 credits) *

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Overview

    Management Core : An introduction to the principles, issues, and institutions of Finance. Topics include valuation, risk, capital investment, financial structure, cost of capital, working capital management, financial markets, and securities.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013, Summer 2013

    Instructors: Larbi Hammami, Zeeshanali Fazal (Fall) Vadim di Pietro, Stephen Wong (Winter) Vadim di Pietro, Larbi Hammami, Stephen Wong (Summer)

    • Prerequisite: MGCR 271 or equivalent
    • Continuing Studies: requirement for CMA, CGA, the EA of AACI, and the Institute of Internal Auditors

Category B

9 credits selected from:

  • MGCR 222 Introduction to Organizational Behaviour (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Overview

    Management Core : Individual motivation and communication style; group dynamics as related to problem solving and decision making, leadership style, work structuring and the larger environment. Interdependence of individual, group and organization task and structure.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013, Summer 2013

    Instructors: Patricia Hewlin, Zina Suissa, James K Fraser, Irving Rosenstein, Sharyn Sepinwall, Yongheng Yao (Fall) Ruthanne Huising, Sung Chul Noh, Zina Suissa, James K Fraser, Yongheng Yao, Irving Rosenstein (Winter) Irving Rosenstein, Sharyn Sepinwall, James K Fraser (Summer)

    • Continuing Studies: requirement for CMA, CGA, the EA of AACI, and the Institute of Internal Auditors
  • MGCR 271 Business Statistics (3 credits) **

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Overview

    Management Core : Statistical concepts and methodology, their application to managerial decision-making, real-life data, problem-solving and spreadsheet modeling. Topics include: descriptive statistics; normal distributions, sampling distributions and estimation, hypothesis testing for one and two populations, goodness of fit, analysis of variance, simple and multiple regression.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013, Summer 2013

    Instructors: Derek Hart, Glenn Zabowski, Ramnath Vaidyanathan, Paul John D'Antoni (Fall) Glenn Zabowski (Winter) Kenneth MacKenzie (Summer)

    • Prerequisite: MATH 122 and 123 or equivalent
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken or are taking MATH 204, MATH 324, PSYC 204, ECON 227, ECON 257
    • You may not be able to receive credit for this course and other statistic courses. Be sure to check the Course Overlap section under Faculty Degree Requirements in the Arts or Science section of the Calendar.
  • MGCR 293 Managerial Economics (3 credits) ***

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Overview

    Management Core : The course focuses on the application of economic theory to management problems and the economic foundations of marketing, finance, and production. Attention is given to the following topics: price and cost analysis; demand and supply analysis, conditions of competition.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013

    Instructors: K Sheikholeslami Salmasi, Tariq Nizami (Fall) K Sheikholeslami Salmasi (Winter)

    • Continuing Studies: requirement for CMA, CGA, the EA of AACI, and the CRA
  • MGCR 331 Information Systems (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Overview

    Management Core : Introduction to principles and concepts of information systems in organizations. Topics include information technology, transaction processing systems, decision support systems, database and systems development. Students are required to have background preparation on basic micro computer skills including spreadsheet and word-processing.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013, Summer 2013

    Instructors: Charles Quesnel, Leo Kerklaan, Animesh Animesh, Genevieve Bassellier, Emmanuelle Vaast, Yasser Rahrovani (Fall) Kunsoo Han, Richard George Donovan, Charles Quesnel, Leo Kerklaan (Winter) Leo Kerklaan (Summer)

    • Prerequisite (Continuing Studies): CMSC 101 College Algebra and Functions or equivalent Basic computer skills including DOS, Spreadsheets and Word-processing and Database
    • Restriction: Fall sections restricted to BCom students
    • Continuing Studies: requirement for the Institute of Internal Auditors, CMA, CGA
    • A special seminar will be available to those students who do not possess the above basic computer skills, at the students' own expense.
  • MGCR 352 Marketing Management 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Overview

    Management Core : Introduction to marketing principles, focusing on problem solving and decision making. Topics include: the marketing concept; marketing strategies; buyer behaviour; Canadian demographics; internal and external constraints; product; promotion; distribution; price. Lectures, text material and case studies.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013, Summer 2013

    Instructors: Emine Sarigollu, Charles Royce, Sameer Mathur, Hamid Etemad, Robert Mackalski, Bruno Delorme, Anne-Sophie Chaxel (Fall) Chun Qiu, Saurabh Mishra, Robert Mackalski, Fabienne Cyrius, Charles Royce, Ralph Nobel (Winter) Bruno Delorme (Summer)

    • Continuing Studies: requirement for the Institute of Internal Auditors, and the Canadian Institute of Management
  • MGCR 382 International Business (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Overview

    Management Core : An introduction to the world of international business. Economic foundations of international trade and investment. The international trade, finance, and regulatory frameworks. Relations between international companies and nation-states, including costs and benefits of foreign investment and alternative controls and responses. Effects of local environmental characteristics on the operations of multi-national enterprises.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013, Summer 2013

    Instructors: Nicholas Matziorinis, Hermann Juergens, John Saba (Fall) Sujata Madan, Nicholas Matziorinis, John Saba (Winter) John Saba (Summer)

  • MGCR 472 Operations Management (3 credits) *

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Overview

    Management Core : Design, planning, establishment, control, and improvement of the activities/processes that create a firm's final products and/or services. The interaction of operations with other business areas will also be discussed. Topics include forecasting, product and process design, waiting lines, capacity planning, inventory management and total quality management.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013, Summer 2013

    Instructors: P Judson Kenney, Shanling Li (Fall) Mehmet Gumus, Malleswara Talla, Dadi Wang (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: MGCR 271 or equivalent
    • Requirement for the Canadian Institute of Management

Category C

6 credits selected from:

3-6 credits from any 300- or 400-level Management courses for which prerequisites have been met.

0-3 credits may be from a specifically designated course by the student's home faculty.

* Prerequisite: MGCR 271, Business Statistics, or another equivalent Statistics course approved by the Program Adviser.

** 3 credits of statistics: Students who have taken an equivalent Statistics course in another faculty may not count those credits towards the Minor; an additional 3-credit complementary course must be chosen from the course list above.

*** Students who have taken an equivalent Economics course in another faculty may not count those credits toward the Minor; an additional 3-credit complementary course must be chosen from the course list above.

Note: Students should select their Statistics course only after consulting the "Course Overlap" section in the Faculty of Arts, the "Course Overlap" section in the Faculty of Science, and the "Course Overlap" section in the Desautels Faculty of Management to avoid overlapping Statistics courses.

Schulich School of Music—2012-2013 (last updated Jan. 8, 2013) (disclaimer)