Diploma in Management — Human Resources Concentration (30 credits)

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

Program Requirements

The Diploma in Management with a Human Resources Concentration covers key areas of management, and specialized Human Resources Management (HRM) courses for managers who want to play a greater role in HRM. HR professionals are also under pressure to know more about other aspects of management, and to manage their own professional development. This program offers both a general knowledge of management, and the possibility of an in-depth study of some of the HR functional areas. Thus, the HR professional learns business fundamentals and strategic linkages impacting HR professional practice. 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)

  • 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)

  • CORG 555 Strategic Human Resources Management (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Organizational Behaviour : Linking HRM and business strategy; role of HR in the organization and alignment with strategic management. Overview of HR functional areas and the competencies required to become a successful HR professional; impact of HR policies, processes and practices on employees, teams and organizations, including legal and ethical implications.

    Terms: Fall 2011, Winter 2012

    Instructors: Sema Burney (Fall) Sema Burney (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: CORG 551

    • Restrictions: Restricted to students in the Diploma in Human Resources Management, Diploma in Management (Human Resources concentration), & Grad. Certificate in Human Resources Management.

  • CORG 560 Staffing Organizations (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Organizational Behaviour : HR planning and succession planning; organizational and job analysis; recruitment and selection processes which enhance individual performance and organizational effectiveness; recruitment and selection planning; validation and evaluation measurements. Strategic, legal and ethical implications of staffing practices and decisions will be analyzed.

    Terms: Fall 2011, Winter 2012

    Instructors: Ann Brosseau (Fall) Ann Brosseau (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: CORG 555

    • Restrictions: Restricted to students in the Diploma in Human Resources Management, Diploma in Management (Human Resources concentration), & Grad. Certificate in Human Resources Management.

  • CORG 561 Developing Human Resources (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Organizational Behaviour : Human performance technology and organizational learning models address individual, team and organizational performance problems: diagnosing workplace situations, identifying causes, selecting appropriate interventions, implementing change, and evaluating results; increasing client capability delivering results while considering internal and external factors affecting performance (competing pressures and resource constraints); strategic, legal and ethical implications.

    Terms: Fall 2011, Winter 2012

    Instructors: Angela Marzo (Fall) Angela Marzo (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: CORG 555

    • Restrictions: Restricted to students in the Diploma in Human Resources Management, Diploma in Management (Human Resources concentration), & Grad. Certificate in Human Resources Management.

  • CORG 562 Total Compensation and Rewards (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Organizational Behaviour : Strategic compensation management within a behavioural framework to understand rewards and motivation, work satisfaction and performance. Use of financial and non-financial rewards to attract, retain and motivate. Legal, economic, ethical and culture-fit issues in the design and implementation of direct and indirect compensation policies and systems.

    Terms: Fall 2011, Winter 2012

    Instructors: Richard Courtois (Fall) Richard Courtois (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: CORG 555

    • Restrictions: Restricted to students in the Diploma in Human Resources Management, Diploma in Management (Human Resources concentration), & Grad. Certificate in Human Resources Management.

Complementary Course (3 credits)

3 credits from the following:

  • 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.

  • CORG 553 Employee and Labour Relations (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Organizational Behaviour : Industrial relations framework, its legal, political, social, economic, ecological and ethical subsystems. Processes governing union-management relations, collective bargaining and dispute resolution, and the roles of executives, supervisors, employees, employee representatives, HR-IR professionals in effective employee relations in unionized and non-unionized environments.

    Terms: Fall 2011, Winter 2012

    Instructors: Chantal Westgate (Fall) Chantal Westgate (Winter)

    • Restrictions: Restricted to students in the Diploma in Human Resources Management, Diploma in Management (Human Resources concentration), & Grad. Certificate in Human Resources Management.

  • CORG 554 Managing Occupational Health and Safety (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Organizational Behaviour : How to develop, implement and manage effective health and safety programs; competencies and roles of employees, supervisors, executives and HR; strategic, legal and ethical implications of legislation, risk behaviour; socio-psychological aspects of mental and physical health and safety issues; communications and training strategies.

    Terms: Fall 2011, Winter 2012

    Instructors: Jean-Louis Castonguay (Fall) Jean-Louis Castonguay (Winter)

    • Restrictions: Restricted to students in the Diploma in Human Resources Management, Diploma in Management (Human Resources concentration), & Grad. Certificate in Human Resources Management.

  • CORG 565 Managing Human Resources Management Information (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Organizational Behaviour : How to measure human resources management value and effectiveness; data sources relevant to strategic, operational, legal and ethical HR decisions: acquiring and analyzing data from HRIS, internet, surveys; methods to ensure validity of HR metrics. Survey of specialized computerized HRM applications.

    Terms: Winter 2012

    Instructors: Luis Padilla (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: CORG 555

    • Restrictions: Restricted to students in the Diploma in Human Resources Management, Diploma in Management (Human Resources Concentration), Grad. Certificate in Human Resources Management.

  • CORG 570 International Human Resources Management (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Organizational Behaviour : Managing the global workforce; focus on the strategic and legal impact of global competition, and cross-national human resources management (HRM) issues; management of expatriates; global mindsets which impact HRM policies and the various HR functional areas (e.g. staffing, compensation, management development); ethical issues in international management.

    Terms: Fall 2011

    Instructors: Luis Padilla (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: CORG 555

    • Restrictions: Restricted to students in the Diploma in Human Resources Management, Diploma in Management (Human Resources concentration), & Grad. Certificate in Human Resources Management.

  • CORG 590 Topics in Human Resources Management (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Organizational Behaviour : Specialized course covering advanced topics in the human resources management area selected from current issues or themes in literature.

    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.

    • Prerequisite: Permission of the Director
    • Restrictions: Restricted to students in the Diploma in Human Resources Management. Diploma in Management (Human Resources Concentration), Grad. Certificate in Human Resources Management.
    • Note: Content will vary from year to year.
  • CPL2 532 Leading Change (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Policy : Leading and managing change issues, including the leader as a change agent and the change process itself. Various models of change and change leadership will be reviewed, as well as follower reluctance or resistance to change and strategies that leaders can use to gain follower commitment.

    Terms: Winter 2012

    Instructors: John Cooper (Winter)

  • CPL2 534 Transcultural Leadership (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Policy : Exploring leadership within a global and diverse context. A variety of trends that have made managing workforce diversity an essential competency for future leaders are reviewed, as are the emerging skills that managers need to develop to succeed in a global environment.

    Terms: Fall 2011

    Instructors: Garrfield Du Couturier-Nichol (Fall)

Or any other 500- or 600-level course offered and approved by Career and Professional Development.

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