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Graduate Diploma (Gr. Dip.) Leadership (30 credits)

Offered by: Career & Professional Develop     Degree: GD-LDR

Program Requirements

The Leadership Program focuses on developing leadership competencies and tools to better manage and lead people, including innovative leadership practices, and skills to lead in a diverse workplace, negotiate skillfully, influence teams, and deliver results and leverage data analytics to make effective decisions. The Program uses learner-centered instructional methodology. Simulations, experiential activities and case studies are an integral part of the program. Industry leaders and guest speakers will enhance the learning experience.

Co-requisite (3 credits)

Note: Co-requisite courses are not included in the total credit requirement for the program.

  • 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 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: Abdenbi, Brahim (Fall)

    • 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 (30 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 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: Cohen, Thierry (Fall) Cohen, Thierry (Winter)

  • CGM2 510 Project Management: Tools and 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 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: Chasse, Andrew; Samia, Maroun (Fall) Gauthier, Sylvain (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.

  • CMS2 527 Business Intelligence and Analytics (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Management Science (CCE) : This course provides a managerial and technical focus on computational and business techniques which can help to identify new business opportunities and transform an organization’s future by optimizing operational and strategic decision making.

    Terms: Winter 2022

    Instructors: Blier, Hugue (Winter)

  • 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 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: Firsova, Nadège (Fall) Firsova, Nadège (Winter)

  • 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 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: MacGregor, Jane (Fall) Walsh, Brendan (Winter)

  • 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 2021

    Instructors: Saggers, Robert E (Fall)

  • CPL2 533 Developing Leadership Skills (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Policy : This course presents an overview of leadership theories and applications. It provides students with an understanding of why and how leadership skills are critical to organizational success. Students will learn to apply and develop their own leadership skills to work effectively with others in an organizational setting.

    Terms: Winter 2022

    Instructors: Hunter, James Beatty (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 2021

    Instructors: Kennedy, John (Fall)

  • 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 2021, Winter 2022

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

    • Prerequisite: Advanced student

  • 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 2021-2022 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    • Note: Content will vary from year to year.

School of Continuing Studies—2021-2022 (last updated May. 27, 2021) (disclaimer)
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