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Certificate (Cert.) Management (30 credits)

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

Program Requirements

This Certificate program provides an introduction and survey of the underlying disciplines of functional areas in the management field. Emphasis is placed on the development of core competencies in accounting, economics, marketing, and finance, as well as the written and oral communication, problem-solving, and teamwork skills required in all sectors of the management job market; from small businesses, private companies, large corporations, and financial institutions, to government agencies and other public institutions.

Note: Corequisite courses are not included in the total credit requirement for the program.

Corequisites

  • CMSC 101 Mathematical Tools for Management Professionals (3 credits) *

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

    Overview

    Management Science (CCE) : Exponential and logarithmic functions and equations, mathematics of finance, permutations and combinations, introduction to probability, limits and derivatives with applications, matrices and systems of linear equations.

    Terms: Fall 2020, Winter 2021

    Instructors: Chouha, Paul (Fall) Chouha, Paul (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: CMSC 000 Foundations of Mathematics or Diagnostic Test

* or the exemption by examination test

Required Courses (24 credits)

  • CACF 210 Introductory Financial Accounting (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    CACF : Introduction to basic financial statements. Topics include: moving through the accounting cycle and the notion of debit and credit; how to measure and report financial transactions and apply accounting theory; financial statement analysis and how to make better business decisions based on sound analysis.

    Terms: Fall 2020, Winter 2021

    Instructors: Rannou-Stanley, Clémence Mélodie Alizée (Fall) Rannou-Stanley, Clémence Mélodie Alizée (Winter)

  • CACF 340 Corporate Finance: Value Creation and Decision-Making (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    CACF : A brief overview of the fundamentals of finance from a corporation’s perspective. It provides the framework, concepts and tools for analyzing investments and financial decision-making by a corporation. Other topics include consideration of alternative methods to optimize the firm’s assets and added-value.

    Terms: Winter 2021

    Instructors: Campbell, Jason (Winter)

  • CCOM 205 Communication in Management 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: McGill Writing Centre (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    Communication (CCE) : Written and oral communication in Management (in English): emphasis on strategies for identifying, analyzing, and solving writing and speaking problems. Course work based on academic and professional communication in management.

    Terms: Fall 2020, Winter 2021

    Instructors: Andrews, Richard (Fall) Andrews, Richard; Hung, Yvonne (Winter)

    • Because this course uses a workshop format, attendance at first class is desirable.

    • Continuing Studies: requirement for the EA, AAC, and the Canadian Institute of Management.

  • 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, Winter 2021

    Instructors: Mirshak, Paul (Fall) Mirshak, Paul (Winter)

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

  • CMRK 200 Fundamentals of Marketing (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    CMRK : Fundamental theories and principles of strategic marketing. Role of the marketing professional in the corporate environment. Applications of marketing practices to new businesses. Development of a marketing plan.

    Terms: Fall 2020, Winter 2021

    Instructors: Royce, Charles (Fall) Royce, Charles (Winter)

  • CMSC 310 Managerial Economics and Analysis (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Management Science (CCE) : An overview of the economic theories as well as the internal and external economic factors that influence business so as to apply and understand managerial decision-making tools. Consideration will be paid to foundational topics such as theories of supply and demand; consumer behaviour; production, cost and pricing strategies; market structures; and optimization techniques.

    Terms: Winter 2021

    Instructors: Sheikholeslami Salmasi, K (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: CMSC 000

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken or are taking MGCR 293

  • CMSC 320 Business Statistics (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Management Science (CCE) : An overview of descriptive statistics, probability, random variables, binomial, Poisson, normal distributions, sampling distribution of the mean, estimation, hypothesis testing, analysis of variance, tests of goodness of fit, linear and multiple regression, non-parametric statistics. Business and management case studies will be used.

    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: CMSC 101

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken or are taking MGCR 273

  • 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, Winter 2021

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

Complementary Courses (6 credits)

6 credits from the following:

  • CCCS 280 Introduction to Computer Information Systems (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Computer Science (CCE) : An introduction to the role of computer information systems in modern society and organizations. Topics include: current trends in information systems, decision support systems, social media, business process improvements and competitive advantage, database technology, e-business and the digital economy, knowledge management, telecommunications and networking.

    Terms: Fall 2020, Winter 2021

    Instructors: Thorpe, Graham H (Fall) Thorpe, Graham H (Winter)

  • CCLW 205 Introduction to Business Law (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Law (CCE) : An examination of legal concepts that may influence business operations. The fundamentals of Civil and Common Law; the principles of contract law; specific contracts like sale, consumer protection, mandate, lease, and employment; civil and professional liability; debtor - creditor relations and bankruptcy; tort and negligence; ethics and professional conduct are some of the topics to be covered along with court judgments.

    Terms: Fall 2020

    Instructors: Laverdière, Maxime (Fall)

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken or are taking BUSA 364

  • 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, Winter 2021

    Instructors: Gauthier, Sylvain; Corbeil, Linda; Chasse, Andrew; Abbott, Robert William (Fall) Nizov, Alexander (Winter)

    • 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 319 International Business Practices (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    General Management : An introduction to the internal and external contextual factors that influence business forecasting and decision-making in international spheres/environments. Topics include ethical and practical strategies for conducting international business; trade policies; global trends; economic growth patterns; foreign exchange risk and organizational/governmental factors that influence international business. Real world examples as well as case studies are extensively used.

    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.

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken MGCR 382.

  • CGMG 445 Ethical Issues in Business Practices (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    General Management : An exploration of the ethical implications of business practices. Topics reviewed include the evaluation of ethical issues; the integration of ethical decision-making tools in business; corporate social responsibility; ethical implications for management and leadership and self-evaluation techniques for improving ethical practices. Real world case studies are extensively used.

    Terms: Winter 2021

    Instructors: Sheikholeslami Salmasi, K (Winter)

    • Restriction(s): Advanced student.

    • Not open to students who have taken or are taking MGPO 450.

  • CORG 420 Human Resource Management: Theory and Practice (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Organizational Behaviour : This course provides a comprehensive overview of human resources management (HRM) and an understanding of the strategic role HRM plays in the work environment. It introduces students to current HRM concepts, skills and practices, focusing on both theory and its practical application. Topics include: human resources planning, job analysis and design, recruitment selection and retention, training, performance management, organizational development and change, compensation and benefits, labour relations, legal issues, and strategic issues and challenges in HRM.

    Terms: Fall 2020, Winter 2021

    Instructors: Daoud, Maha; Gauvin, Tatiana (Fall) Feder, Michelle (Winter)

  • CPAG 410 Strategic Planning and Implementation (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    CPAG : Theory and practice of strategic management required to facilitate strategic thinking and planning in organizations in response to changing conditions. Topics in stakeholder analysis; transforming strategic plans into policies and programs, assessing organizational performance, deploying resources, quality control, strategic communication, planning, problem solving, progress assessment; completion and evaluation.

    Terms: Fall 2020, Winter 2021

    Instructors: Price, Alistair Edward (Fall) Price, Alistair Edward (Winter)

  • ECON 295 Macroeconomic Policy (3 credits)

    Offered by: Economics (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Economics (Arts) : This applied macroeconomics course focuses on current and recurrent macroeconomic issues important in understanding the public policy environment in which firms make their decisions. Topics include national accounts; national income determination; economic growth and fluctuations; money, monetary policy and financial markets; international trade and finance.

    Terms: Fall 2020, Winter 2021

    Instructors: Lander, Moshe (Fall) El-Attar Vilalta, Mayssun; Lander, Moshe (Winter)

    • Corequisite: MGCR 293

    • Restriction: For B.Com. students

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken or are taking ECON 209, ECON 330D1/D2 or ECON 352D1/D2.

    • Continuing Studies: requirement for CMA, CGA, I.C.B., the EA of AACI, and the CRA

    • Continuing Studies: not open to full-time day students

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