Diploma in Management — Entrepreneurship Concentration (30 credits)

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Offered by: Career & Professional Develop     Degree: Diploma in Management

Program Requirements

The Diploma in Management with an Entrepreneurship Concentration is open to those who have completed an undergraduate degree other than a Bachelor of Commerce (or equivalent) and wish to obtain a solid understanding of the entrepreneurial skills required to launch a sustainable venture. The course selections are designed to provide a broad range of theory along with fundamentals, soft skills and practical issues presented by experienced entrepreneurs. Students who complete the Entrepreneurship Concentration will acquire the tools necessary to considerably increase their odds of successfully launching and maintaining a new business venture. Note: Corequisite courses are not included in the total credit requirement for the program.

Corequisites

  • CEC2 532 Business Economics (3 credits) *

    Offered by: Career & Professional Develop (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    Economics (CCE) : Introductory micro and macro economic theory and practice in profit and non-profit organizations from a managerial perspective. Topics include: demand and supply analysis, production costs, firms' pricing and output determination, aggregate demand and supply, national income, output and employment determination, inflation, interest rate, exchange rate determination, fiscal and monetary policies.

    Terms: Fall 2011, Winter 2012, Summer 2012

    Instructors: Ken Matziorinis (Fall) Ken Matziorinis (Winter) Ken Matziorinis (Summer)

  • CMS2 500 Mathematics for Management (3 credits) *

    Offered by: Career & Professional Develop (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    Management Science (CCE) : Basic mathematics needed for business applications, including graphs of functions, series summation, mathematics of finance, annuity, discounted cash flow, internal rate of return, permutations, combinations, maxima and minima of functions with business applications in optimization, introductory statistics and probability

    Terms: Fall 2011, Winter 2012, Summer 2012

    Instructors: Maria Eduarda Nunes, Amar Sabih (Fall) Maria Eduarda Nunes, Edwina Reich (Winter) Grant Brown (Summer)

    • Prerequisite: CMSC 000

    • Note: "Mathematics for Management" must be completed in the first semester of the Diploma in Management program.

* or the Exemption by Examination Test

Required Courses (27 credits)

  • CACC 520 Accounting for Management (3 credits)

    Offered by: Career & Professional Develop (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    Accountancy : This course covers financial and managerial accounting. The course provides an understanding of the various financial statements as well as cost behaviour, cost/volume/profit relationships, budgets, responsibility accounting and relevant costing.

    Terms: Fall 2011, Winter 2012, Summer 2012

    Instructors: Thierry Cohen, Deirdre Lapointe (Fall) Thierry Cohen (Winter) Lynn Degrace, Thierry Cohen (Summer)

  • CEN2 500 Principles of Entrepreneurship (3 credits)

    Offered by: Career & Professional Develop (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    Entrepreneurship : Essential principals and tools of entrepreneurship dealing with idea generation, valuation techniques, funding, data sources, intellectual property, legalities and business plan development.

    Terms: Fall 2011, Winter 2012

    Instructors: Philip McCully (Fall) Philip McCully (Winter)

  • CEN2 505 Product Commercialization (3 credits)

    Offered by: Career & Professional Develop (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    Entrepreneurship : Sales preparation, techniques, approaches and management will be presented as well as product or service validation through prospecting, initial meetings with clients, closing and follow up. Customer satisfaction will be emphasized.

    Terms: Winter 2012

    Instructors: Charles Garneau (Winter)

  • CEN2 510 Practical Entrepreneurship Management (3 credits)

    Offered by: Career & Professional Develop (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    Entrepreneurship : Practical aspects of leadership, funding, exporting, off-shoring and globalization, corporate responsibility, managing in difficult times, communication, green benefits, intellectual property, succession planning and current business issues.

    Terms: Winter 2012

    Instructors: Philip McCully (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: CEN2 500

    • Note: The course includes live case studies by the 'Dobson Fellows' (Presidents, CEOs and industry leaders).

  • CFIN 512 Corporate Finance (3 credits)

    Offered by: Career & Professional Develop (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    Finance (CCE) : Fundamental finance theory as applied to the firm's short and long-term financing and investment decisions and the sources of funds available to it (stocks, bonds, derivatives). Exposure to critical concepts of "firm value maximization" emphasizing capital budgeting, cost of capital, capital structure, derivatives, dividend policy, risk and return.

    Terms: Fall 2011, Winter 2012, Summer 2012

    Instructors: Raad Jassim (Fall) Amr Addas, Raad Jassim (Winter) Raad Jassim (Summer)

  • CMR2 542 Marketing Principles and Applications (3 credits)

    Offered by: Career & Professional Develop (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    Marketing : Covers the different aspects of marketing operations: the marketing concept, the analysis and research of market opportunities, the planning, implementation, and control of the marketing program (Product, Promotion, Distribution, and Pricing). The course focuses on Canadian market environment and Canadian marketing institutions. Lectures and case studies on an individual basis and/or involving team work will be used.

    Terms: Fall 2011, Winter 2012, Summer 2012

    Instructors: David Lewis Moscovitz, George Dracopoulos (Fall) David Lewis Moscovitz, George Dracopoulos (Winter) David Lewis Moscovitz (Summer)

  • CMS2 521 Applied Management Statistics (3 credits)

    Offered by: Career & Professional Develop (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    Management Science (CCE) : Statistical methods used in a variety of business situations, emphasizing application and providing a working knowledge of the most widely-used techniques. Topics include descriptive statistics; probability distributions; sampling procedures and distributions; inferential statistics including estimation; hypothesis testing and Anova; simple linear, multiple regression and correlation; time series and forecasting.

    Terms: Fall 2011, Winter 2012, Summer 2012

    Instructors: Kenneth MacKenzie, Grant Brown (Fall) Jim Norman Graham, Galina Golovina (Winter) Amar Sabih (Summer)

    • Prerequisite: CMS2 500 or the Exemption by Examination Test

  • CORG 551 Behaviour in Organizations (3 credits)

    Offered by: Career & Professional Develop (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    Organizational Behaviour : The implications for management and the essential concepts of social psychology such as motivation, perception, attitude change and organization. Group and organizational dynamics will be the major emphasis of the course. Classroom discussion and student participation is encouraged.

    Terms: Fall 2011, Winter 2012, Summer 2012

    Instructors: Shauna Callender, Linda Fraser (Fall) Shauna Callender, Linda Fraser (Winter) Linda Fraser (Summer)

  • CPL2 553 Small Business Management (3 credits)

    Offered by: Career & Professional Develop (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    Policy : This course will focus on the concepts and activities of entrepreneurship in the small business environment. Through the analysis of small business situations and the study of related case material, students will learn the fundamental actions required in practice to start and manage a small business. Skill acquisition will be oriented toward learning to prepare a business plan.

    Terms: Fall 2011, Winter 2012

    Instructors: Gary Whittaker, David Horowitz (Fall) Gary Whittaker (Winter)

Complementary Courses (3 credits)

3 credits from the following:

  • CCLW 511 Law 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Career & Professional Develop (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    Law (CCE) : Sources and administration of law; the Canadian Constitution and the division of powers; the Quebec Civil Code, comprising the law of persons, the law of property, obligations, contracts, sale, lease and hire, mandate, suretyship, hypothecs and prescription.

    Terms: Fall 2011, Winter 2012, Summer 2012

    Instructors: Robert Cox (Fall) Robert Cox (Winter) Bernard Sepinwall (Summer)

  • CGM2 510 Project Management: Tools & Techniques (3 credits)

    Offered by: Career & Professional Develop (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    Management : Focus on main concepts and theories of project management from initiation to close-out. Topics include: project life cycle, planning, scheduling, implementing, monitoring, controlling, close-out and ethics. The concepts presented apply to projects of various sizes, types and degrees of complexity.

    Terms: Fall 2011, Winter 2012, Summer 2012

    Instructors: Michael Ezzat Kamel, Shadi Farha (Fall) Michael Ezzat Kamel, Shadi Farha (Winter) Sylvain Gauthier, Lloyd Bartlett, Spiro Theopoulos (Summer)

    • Restrictions: Open to students currently in a program. Not open to Special Students.

  • CMR2 543 Service Marketing (3 credits)

    Offered by: Career & Professional Develop (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    Marketing : This course constitutes an in-depth examination of marketing as applied to the service sector of the economy and distinguishes between the marketing of products and that of services. The market-focused orientation of service organizations in both the private and public sectors will be studied, and the potential impact of this orientation on organizations competing to survive in service markets will be defined. The course develops understanding of service organizations and the ways in which a well-planned and organized marketing effort may have an impact on the development of such organizations. The course will focus primarily on the North American service market and will include case studies on both Canadian and American service organizations.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2011-2012 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2011-2012 academic year.

  • CMR2 556 Buyer Behaviour (3 credits)

    Offered by: Career & Professional Develop (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    Marketing : This course focuses on the behaviour of the consumer in the marketplace and the research approaches used to gain an understanding of that behaviour. Once sensitized to issues of human behaviour in this context, students develop a deeper understanding of the basic processes specific to consumer behaviour.

    Terms: Fall 2011

    Instructors: Paul Mirshak (Fall)

  • CMR2 566 International Marketing (3 credits)

    Offered by: Career & Professional Develop (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    Marketing : Marketing management considerations of a company seeking to extend beyond the confines of its domestic market. A review of product, pricing, channels of distribution and communications policies to develop an optimum strategy (between adapting completely to each local environment and standardizing across them) for arriving at an integrated and profitable operation. Particular attention to international marketing and exporting in the Canadian context.

    Terms: Fall 2011, Winter 2012

    Instructors: Hamid Etemad (Fall) Hamid Etemad (Winter)

  • CPL2 510 Communication and Networking Skills (3 credits)

    Offered by: Career & Professional Develop (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    Policy : This course will provide students with leadership skills pertaining to communication and networking in the workplace. Topics covered include influencing, appraising situations, business networking, teamwork and delivering effective presentations.

    Terms: Fall 2011, Winter 2012, Summer 2012

    Instructors: Brendan Walsh (Fall) Brendan Walsh (Winter) Brendan Walsh (Summer)

  • CPL2 524 Introduction: International Business (3 credits)

    Offered by: Career & Professional Develop (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    Policy : This course deals with fundamental international business issues: the international business environment, foreign exchange risk, multinational corporations, international organizations, international sources of financing, international marketing policies, essential factors to be considered when entering foreign markets (licensing and exporting) and international management.

    Terms: Fall 2011, Winter 2012

    Instructors: David Horowitz (Fall) David Horowitz (Winter)

    • Core Program

  • CPL2 533 Developing Leadership Skills (3 credits)

    Offered by: Career & Professional Develop (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    Policy : Role of leadership training and development in personal and organizational effectiveness. Assessing and developing personal leadership skills; developing leaders in organizational settings.

    Terms: Winter 2012

    Instructors: James Beatty Hunter (Winter)

Or any other 500-level course offered and approved by Career and Professional Development.

School of Continuing Studies—2011-2012 (last updated Aug. 8, 2011) (disclaimer)