Diploma in Management — Leadership 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 current academic year.

You may have many skills, but to be an effective manager today you need to provide your team with strong leadership. If you need leadership skills that take you far beyond weekend seminars and on-the-job training, consider this specialization. The five unique courses show you how to develop and use power and influence, how you can become a change agent and how to develop leadership skills in your staff.

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 2014, Winter 2015, Summer 2015

    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 2014, Winter 2015, Summer 2015

    Instructors: Hang Lau, Maria Eduarda Nunes (Fall) Galina Golovina, Jim Norman Graham (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 2014, Winter 2015, Summer 2015

    Instructors: Thierry Cohen, Kevin Paul Parent, Deirdre Lapointe (Fall) Thierry Cohen (Winter) 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 2014, Winter 2015, Summer 2015

    Instructors: Raad Jassim, Julie Slater-Santini (Fall) Jason Moschella (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 2014, Winter 2015, Summer 2015

    Instructors: David Lewis Moscovitz (Fall) George Dracopoulos (Winter) Charles Royce (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 2014, Winter 2015, Summer 2015

    Instructors: Galina Golovina, Grant Brown (Fall) Claude Gravel (Winter) Claude Gravel (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 2014, Winter 2015, Summer 2015

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

  • CPL2 531 Leadership Theory and Practice (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Policy : Leadership theory and practice, including a broad survey of leadership theories and the factors responsible for leadership effectiveness.

    Terms: Fall 2014

    Instructors: James Beatty Hunter (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: Core program

  • 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: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: Robert E Saggers, Ann Brosseau, Andrew Chasse (Fall) James Beatty Hunter (Winter)

  • 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 2015

    Instructors: Robert E Saggers (Winter)

  • CPL2 534 Leading in Diverse and Global Workplaces (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 2014

    Instructors: David Gray (Fall)

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 2014, Winter 2015, Summer 2015

    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 2014, Winter 2015, Summer 2015

    Instructors: Andrew Chasse (Fall) Andrew Chasse (Winter) Sylvain Gauthier, Christian Champenois (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 2015

    Instructors: Moataz Soliman (Winter)

  • 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 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: Mark Hollingworth (Fall) Mark Hollingworth (Winter)

    • 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 2014

    Instructors: Gary Whittaker (Fall)

  • CPL2 595 Topics in Leadership (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Policy : Specialized course covering an advanced topic in the leadership area selected from current issues or themes in literature.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2014-2015 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2014-2015 academic year.

    • Note: Content will 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—2014-2015 (last updated Feb. 18, 2014) (disclaimer)