Graduate Certificate (Gr. Cert.) Business Management (15 credits)

Offered by: Management & Entrepreneurship     Degree: GC-BMG

Program Requirements

The 15-credit Graduate Certificate in Business Management introduces the competencies necessary to succeed in a management position. It focusses on communication, problem-solving, critical thinking, and teamwork skills, while exploring shifting trends, new technologies, and essential techniques relevant to general and business management field. Complete both the Graduate Certificate in Business Management and the Graduate Certificate in Advanced Business Management fulfils the Canadian Institute of Management's academic requirement for the Chartered Manager designation.

Required Courses (9 credits)

  • CEC2 632 Business Economics (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management & Entrepreneurship (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    Economics (CCE) : Overview of microeconomic tools and analytic approaches for business decision-making. Topics include analysis of demand, supply and markets, production, costing and pricing decisions, market structure, competition, and strategy. Macroeconomic indicators, forecasting, and policy and their effect on the business environment overall.

    Terms: Fall 2024, Winter 2025

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

    • Not open to students who have taken CEC2 532.

  • CGM2 620 Agile Project Management: Theory and Practice (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management & Entrepreneurship (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    Management : Examination of the principles and techniques of agile project management to improve project delivery, reduce risk, and improve quality when dealing with a project with undefined and continually changing requirements. Applications of a collaborative method for resolving conflicts and interest-based problems. Assessment of change readiness in project teams.

    Terms: Fall 2024, Winter 2025

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

  • CMR2 642 Marketing Principles and Applications (3 credits)

    Offered by: Global & Strategic Comm. (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    Marketing : Examination of the different aspects of marketing operations: the marketing concept, analysis and research of market opportunities, and the planning, implementation, and control of the marketing program (product, promotion, distribution, and pricing). Focus is on the general market environment and Canadian marketing institutions.

    Terms: Fall 2024, Winter 2025

    Instructors: DesRosiers, Lee (Fall)

Complementary Courses

6 credits from the following:

  • CACC 621 Concepts of Financial Accounting (3 credits)

    Offered by: Administration & Governance (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    Accountancy : Examination of accounting in a finance context, specifically, how to prepare, interpret, and make decisions based on accounting information, including the process of recording and reporting accounting transactions, the elements of financial statements, and the preparation of various financial statements.

    Terms: Fall 2024, Winter 2025

    Instructors: Noviello, Antoinette (Fall)

    • Not open to students who have taken CACC 521.

  • CCLW 611 Business Law Concepts (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management & Entrepreneurship (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 2024

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

    • Not open to students who have taken CCLW 511.

  • CGM2 610 Project Management: Tools and Techniques. (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management & Entrepreneurship (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    Management : Analysis of the development, scheduling, and planning of projects in both public and private organizations. Focus on theories of project management from initiation of a project to close-out. Exploration of project life cycle, planning, scheduling, implementing, monitoring, controlling, close-out and ethics applicable to projects of various sizes, types and degrees of complexity.

    Terms: Fall 2024, Winter 2025

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

    • Restrictions: Not open to students who have taken CGM2 510. Not open to Special Students.

    • Course may be offered in person or online with synchronous and asynchronous components.

  • CORG 651 Behaviour in Organizations (3 credits)

    Offered by: Administration & Governance (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    Organizational Behaviour : Analysis of individual and group performance and behaviour within an organization. The implications for management and the essential concepts of social psychology, such as motivation, perception, working in teams, well-being, decision-making, communication, conflict management, power and politics, leadership, and organizational culture.

    Terms: Fall 2024, Winter 2025

    Instructors: Firsova, Nadège; Sylvain, Nathalie-Michele (Fall)

    • Restrictions: Not open to students who have taken CORG 551 or CORG 551N1/N2, or CORG 551J1/J2/J3.

    • Course may be offered in person or online with synchronous and asynchronous components.

  • CPL2 610 Practical Communication and Presentation Skills (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management & Entrepreneurship (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    Policy : Overview of management skills pertaining to communication and networking in the workplace, including review of one's professional brand and career performance. Focus on preparing and delivering oral presentations for in-person, remote, and hybrid audiences; writing for business purposes such as reports; and creating business-related content for digital media.

    Terms: Winter 2025

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

    • Not open to students who have taken CPL2 510.

Or another 600-level course offered by the School of Continuing Studies and approved by the academic unit.

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