Diploma in Management — International Business Concentration (30 credits)

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

Program Requirements

In today's marketplace, borders are no longer a barrier to trade and the successful corporation operates on a global playing field. If you need an understanding of issues such as international finance and international business relations, how international marketing works and Canada-U.S. business relations, this spe­cialization will enhance your career. 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 (21 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)

  • CFIN 540 Introduction to International Finance (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Finance (CCE) : The international financial environment as it affects the multinational manager. In-depth study of the various balance of payments concepts, adjustment of the external balance, and the international monetary systems, will be followed by a review of theory and institutional aspects of the foreign exchange and the international markets.

    Terms: Winter 2012

    Instructors: Anas Aboulamer (Winter)

  • 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 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

Complementary Courses (9 credits)

6 credits from:

  • 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 554 International Business Policy (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Policy : Development and application of conceptual approaches to general management policy and strategy formulation in multinational enterprises. Alternative forms of international business involvement; location strategy; technology transfer; ownership strategy; planning for international divestment. Emphasis on developing practical skills, using case studies and simulated negotiating exercises.

    Terms: Fall 2011

    Instructors: Albert Zbily (Fall)

  • CPL2 561 North America and Global Economy (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Policy : Analysis, based on theory and practice, of corporate strategies in the Canada-United States-Mexico context. Public policy impact on corporate decision-making and alternative public policy options. Experience by major industrial sectors examined and compared with global strategies. Case studies.

    Terms: Winter 2012

    Instructors: Ken Matziorinis (Winter)

3 credits from:

  • 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.

  • CMIS 541 Information Systems for Managers (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Management Information Systems : Introduces the importance of Information Systems (IS) in organizations and issues associated with managing these. Provides a strategic view of IS and Information Technology (IT). Students will be presented with managerial, informational and technological issues related to the management of IT, and with a framework to better manage them. Class discussions, case analysis, presentations.

    Terms: Winter 2012

    Instructors: Steven Kaufman (Winter)

  • 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.

  • 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 552 Strategic Management (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Policy : Includes analysis of major forces driving organizations, explores mission development, goal selection, corporate strategy, policy formulation for the benefit of all stakeholders. Discusses situations confronting senior managers in the competitive environment, includes topics such as the identification and evaluation of strategic alternatives, the management of control processes for increased productivity, etc.

    Terms: Fall 2011

    Instructors: Mark Hollingworth (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: Advanced student

  • 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)

  • CPL2 590 Topics in International Business (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Policy : Specialized course covering an advanced topic in the international business 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: CPL2 524
    • Note: Content vary from year to year.

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)