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Certificate (Cert.) Indigenous Business Management (30 credits)

Offered by: Career & Professional Develop     Degree: C-IBM

Program Requirements

This tailored program is intended for Indigenous students as a result of the need expressed by the Indigenous community leaders. The twenty first century demands multidisciplinary individuals, teams, communities and organizations. This program introduces the knowledge and competencies essential to starting, promoting, and managing a socially relevant business or organization. It focuses on numerical and financial literacy, as well as fundamental communication and management skills. It will help develop the skills needed to create a business or effectively work in an established organization, create a business plan, develop projects, communicate with confidence, effectively manage internal and external stakeholders, understand the fundamentals of how organizations operate within a social, political, and legal framework, and negotiate and manage conflict.

Corequisite (0 Credits)

This course must be taken at the beginning of the program.

  • CMSC 000 Foundations of Mathematics *

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

    Overview

    Management Science (CCE) : First-degree equations and applied word problems, polynomials, factoring, fractions, exponents, roots and radicals, inequalities, quadratic equations and functions, composite and inverse functions, arithmetic and geometric sequences and series.

    Terms: Fall 2020

    Instructors: Chouha, Paul (Fall)

    • The fee for this course is currently set at $399.00.

    • The passing grade for this course is B-

* OR the Exemption by Examination Test.

Required Courses

  • CACC 220 Accounting Concepts for Managers (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Accountancy : This course covers concepts in managerial and financial accounting, develops an understanding of cost behaviour, budgeting and financial statements, and provides practice in financial decision-making skills.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2020-2021 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2020-2021 academic year.

    • Prerequisite(s): CMSC 000

    • Restriction(s): Not open to students who have taken MGCR 211.

  • CCLW 300 Public Administration and Law for Indigenous Peoples (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Law (CCE) : This course focuses on the development, implementation and administration of government policies and its role in enhancing community economic development. The course will focus on approaches, practices and multi-disciplinary skills needed for efficient and ethical administration, the laws and regulations governing these practices, and ways to develop effective relationships with industry and government.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2020-2021 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2020-2021 academic year.

    • **Due to the intensive nature of this course, the standard add/drop and withdrawal deadlines do not apply. Add/drop is the second lecture day and withdrawal is the fifth lecture day

  • CENT 307 Creating a Business Plan (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Entrepreneurship : The importance of creating a business plan for entrepreneurs is discussed. The elements of a solid plan and components that should be included are explained. The foundations of preparing a tailored business plan and the key to making an effective presentation are also covered.

    Terms: Fall 2020

    Instructors: McCully, Philip (Fall)

  • CGMG 210 Fundamentals of Project Management (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    General Management : Fundamental principles and best practices of project management essential to the successful development of projects or other complex undertakings within an organization; includes methods for defining, planning, and scheduling activities and resources.

    Terms: Fall 2020

    Instructors: Gauthier, Sylvain; Corbeil, Linda; Chasse, Andrew (Fall)

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

    • **Due to the intensive nature of this course, the standard add/drop and withdrawal deadlines do not apply. Add/drop is the second lecture day and withdrawal is the fourth lecture day.

  • CGMG 282 Introduction to Business (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    General Management : A broad introduction to business based on the functional areas: accounting, finance, human resources management, industrial relations, marketing, production, and general management. For each area lectures introduce basic concepts, which students apply to cases that depict the complexity of decision-making in the business world.

    Terms: Fall 2020

    Instructors: Mirshak, Paul (Fall)

    • This course is required by students fulfilling the C.I.M requirements.

  • CGMG 305 Managing in Public and Non-Profit Organizations (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    General Management : This course provides learners with the knowledge, competencies and aptitudes necessary for managing and leading both private businesses and organizations in the not-for-profit sector. Topics include governance, community services, community systems, management vs leadership style, and understanding the differences between strategic and operational planning, with an emphasis on financial and human resource management.

    Terms: Fall 2020

    Instructors: Sicilia, Carmela (Fall)

  • CGMG 318 Selling Models and Business Negotiation (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    General Management : Application of selling models to effectively harness digital media to convert online prospects into customers and retain them using Internet resources. Strategies to build long-term partnerships with online and traditional customers and promote new ventures through search engine optimisation (SEO) to achieve business and marketing objectives. Application and practice of the business negotiation process and strategies for traditional and online stakeholders.

    Terms: Fall 2020

    Instructors: Sacksner, Jeffrey (Fall)

  • CMRK 235 Digital Media Marketing (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    CMRK : Electronic marketplaces and their evolving role in Internet business. New channels of marketing, including social media, advertising and communication. Planning, executing, and managing e-commerce. Web analytics, customer analysis, search engine optimization, search engine marketing and issues of permission and privacy.

    Terms: Fall 2020

    Instructors: Gardner Gregory, Kevin (Fall)

  • CORG 225 Foundation of Organizational Behaviour and Administration (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Organizational Behaviour : This course covers diverse theories and applications such as perception, motivation, decision-making, team dynamics, negotiation, conflict management, leadership, and organizational culture. Levels of analysis are on the individual, team and organizational level.

    Terms: Fall 2020

    Instructors: Di Maulo, Sonia; Malo, Katherine; Sylvain, Nathalie-Michele; Legault, Emma (Fall)

  • CPRL 221 Professional Communication and Networking (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Public Relations : Fundamental theories and practices of communication and networking (internal and external) in the workplace. Writing, speaking, presentation and team interaction skills.

    Terms: Winter 2021

    Instructors: Walsh, Brendan (Winter)

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