Diploma in Management — Operations Management Concentration (30 credits)

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

Program Requirements

Currently under review. Admissions will not be accepted for the 2011-2012 academic year. As a person who is involved in the day-to-day production aspects of a business, your skills have a direct impact on the bottom line. With a specialization in operations management, you develop in-depth knowledge of manufacturing systems and operations management plus technology management and total quality management. 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 514 Analysis: Manufacturing Systems (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Management Science (CCE) : This course presents a framework for design and control of modern production and inventory systems, and bridges the gap between theory and practice of production and inventory management. The course develops analytical concepts in the area and highlights their applications in the manufacturing industry. The course is divided into three segments. The first segment looks at the production planning process and discusses in detail the resource allocation issues. The second segment deals with analysis and operation of inventory systems. The third segment integrates production planning and inventory control and looks at various integrated models for determining replenishment quantities and production lots.

    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.

  • CMS2 515 Operations Management (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Management Science (CCE) : Introduction to decisions and trade-offs associated with production of goods and services. Topics include technology planning (production process), design of production systems (capacity and location planning), control issues (production planning and inventory control, MRP/JIT, scheduling, quality and reliability and distribution planning), design for manufacturability, management of new technology (FMS, group technology and robotics) and management of services operations.

    Terms: Fall 2011

    Instructors: Grant Brown (Fall)

  • CMS2 516 Total Quality Management (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Management Science (CCE) : The objective of this course is to bring together several key concepts related to Total Quality Management. The topics include: Top Management Commitment, Leadership Style, Bench Marking, Employee Involvement, Human Resource Utilization, Employee Motivation, Quality Function Deployment, Statistical Techniques for Quality Improvement, including the seven tools of quality, statistical process control, design of experiments, Taguchi's methods and quality in the service industry.

    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.

  • CMS2 518 Current Manufacturing Strategies (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Management Science (CCE) : Design, management and improvement of operations: examination of systems used to coordinate processes, focusing on the use and management of technology as part of such systems.

    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.

  • 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)

Complementary course (3 credits)

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)

  • CMS2 590 Topics in Operations Management (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Management Science (CCE) : Specialized course covering an advanced topic in the operations 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.

  • 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)

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

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