Business Administration for Winter 2020

BUSI1000
Intro to Business in Society


CRN: 63357
Instructor(s): Clouston, Christine

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BUSI1101
Principles of Accounting


CRN: 63356
Instructor(s): Coady, Peggy Ann


Description
emphasize the concepts and issues of introductory financial accounting as they relate to the Canadian conceptual framework, and will also address the strengths and weaknesses of financial reporting at an introductory level. The student will be introduced to the accounting process and analysis of the balance sheet, income statement, and the statement of cash flows. CR: BUSI 2102, the former BUSI 3100, Business 2100 PR: Mathematics 1090 or 109B or a combination of placement test and high school Mathematics scores acceptable to the Faculty

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BUSI1600
Introduction to Entrepreneurship


CRN: 81332
Instructor(s): Franklin, Rebecca J


Description
provides students with a basic understanding of entrepreneurship and its vital role in innovation and economic development. The course will explore and critique the entrepreneurship phenomenon while fostering the development of an entrepreneurial mindset and the skills and knowledge necessary for participating in the entrepreneurial process. The course will examine opportunity identification and evaluation, creative problem solving, the ability to recognize entrepreneurial potential, risk-taking, exercising initiative and personal responsibility to achieve goals, the process of launching new ventures, local and international entrepreneurial ventures, and various paths to firm ownership. The course approaches entrepreneurship as a way of thinking and acting that can be useful in any organizational setting.

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BUSI2010
Business Research and Writing


CRN: 77415
Instructor(s): Clouston, Christine


Description
develops research, writing, and oral communication skills In an interactive environment that encourages practice and participation. Through ongoing evaluation, students learn the fundamentals of business research using secondary sources. A key focus Is the writing process, Including grammar, punctuation, structure, flow, and style. Students develop oral presentation skills through in-class presentations. Students must demonstrate mastery of the material by successfully completing each of the written communication, grammar, and oral communication course components. CR: BUSI 2000, Business 2020 PR: BUSI 1000, and English 1110 or 1021

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


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BUSI2010
Business Research and Writing


CRN: 93123
Instructor(s): Murphy, Ryan


Description
develops research, writing, and oral communication skills In an interactive environment that encourages practice and participation. Through ongoing evaluation, students learn the fundamentals of business research using secondary sources. A key focus Is the writing process, Including grammar, punctuation, structure, flow, and style. Students develop oral presentation skills through in-class presentations. Students must demonstrate mastery of the material by successfully completing each of the written communication, grammar, and oral communication course components. CR: BUSI 2000, Business 2020 PR: BUSI 1000, and English 1110 or 1021

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BUSI2101
Managerial Accounting


CRN: 64241
Instructor(s): Stapleton, Andrea


Description
provides an overview of the use of financial data for managerial decision making. The student will be introduced to basic budgeting and analysis techniques for both service-oriented and manufacturing businesses. CR: BUSI 2102, Business 2110, the former BUSI 4100 PR: BUSI 1101

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BUSI2210
Introduction to Marketing Tactics


CRN: 79362
Instructor(s): Wetsch, Lyle


Description
introduces students to the concepts, analyses, and activities that comprise marketing tactics, and provides practice in making decisions about tactical problems in marketing. The course is also a foundation for advanced electives in marketing. Topics include: product management, pricing, marketing communications, channels of distribution, implementation, and budgeting. CR: the former BUSI 2201, Business 2250 PR: BUSI 1210 or the former BUSI 1201

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BUSI2400
Decision Modeling


CRN: 77423
Instructor(s): TBA


Description
provides an introduction to: spreadsheet modeling; linear optimization and the related topics of integer, assignment, and transportation models; and decision analysis including payoff matrices, decision trees, and Bayesian revision. All topics will be taught within the context of business applications. CO: Statistics 2500 CR: the former BUSI 4401 PR: Mathematics 1000

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BUSI3310
Organizational Behaviour


CRN: 77425
Instructor(s): Park, Chansoo


Description
(formerly BUSI 2301 and 4300) focuses on the study of individual and group processes in formal organizations. The student is introduced to the nature of work, the systematic approach to the study of behaviour, organizational roles and socialization, motivation, leadership, communication, and group dynamics. CR: the former BUSI 2301 and the former BUSI 4300; Business 2300 PR: English 1110 or 1021

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BUSI3401
Operations Management


CRN: 88675
Instructor(s): Deacon, Christopher


Description
teaches fundamental concepts, methods, tools, and techniques to understand, analyze, and effectively manage as well as improve operations in business organizations. The course covers operations competitiveness and strategy, productivity, forecasting, capacity planning, material requirements planning, waiting lines analysis, project management, inventory management, quality control and its improvement, and supply chain management. CR: the former BUSI 5400, Business 3410 PR: Statistics 2500, and BUSI 2400 or the former BUSI 2401

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BUSI3700
Information Systems


CRN: 88677
Instructor(s): Komiak, Sherrie Yi


Description
examines the operational and strategic importance of information systems in organizations. Topics include: types of systems; business requirements and information systems planning; approaches to acquiring information systems; managing information systems resources; and ethics, security and privacy issues in information management. CR: the former BUSI 3701 PR: BUSI 1000, and English 1110 or English 1021

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BUSI4050
Strategic Management 1


CRN: 87470
Instructor(s): Furey, Mary A


Description
introduces students to the strategic management approach. The course builds upon the knowledge and concepts developed in Business 1000 and prepares students for later business courses in their programs, especially Business 7000. Through experience and analysis in and of real or reality-based situations and issues, students will develop critical and integrative thinking and information literacy. Activity and action components of the strategic management process are the basis for student learning. The purpose of this course is to recognize the importance of situational analysis and strategy in the management process, including business functional and organizational integrative thinking, and decision-making regarding courses of action, resource allocation, and leadership. CO: BUSI 4000 and 4330 CR: Business 4010 PR: BUSI 1600, BUSI 2010, BUSI 2101, BUSI 2210, BUSI 2400, BUSI 3310, BUSI 3401, BUSI 3700

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BUSI4330
Introduction to Labour Relations


CRN: 77441
Instructor(s): Cooke, Gordon


Description
(formerly BUSI 3320) provides an introduction to the field of industrial and labour relations in Canada, with primary emphasis on the labour-management relationship. Students will be introduced to the basic elements of an industrial relations system, including the participants, their roles and relationships, the social, economic, legal and political environment in which the participants interact, and the process and outcomes of collective bargaining. Students may be exposed to various role playing exercises that are applicable to industrial and labour relations. CR: Business 3320 PR: English 1110 or English 1021

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BUSI4500
Financial Management I


CRN: 92659
Instructor(s): Oldford, Erin


Description
is designed to introduce the student to the role of financial management in business, financial analysis techniques, working capital management, and long-term and short-term financing. CR: Economics 3160, the former BUSI 4110, Business 3500 PR: BUSI 1101, Statistics 2500, and Economics 1010 (or the former 2010)

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BUSI5301
Organizational Theory


CRN: 64549
Instructor(s): Sulsky, Lorne


Description
(formerly BUSI 5300) focuses on the organization, its environment, and its subsystems. From providing a basic appreciation of the role and practice of research in organizations, study extends to measures of organizational effectiveness, determinants of structure and design, power and politics, intergroup conflicts and conflict resolution, and organizational development and change. CR: the former BUSI 5300, Business 3010 PR: BUSI 3310 or the former BUSI 2301

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BUSI6110
Inter Accounting II


CRN: 67862
Instructor(s): Downer, Pauline A.

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BUSI6120
Taxation I


CRN: 83135
Instructor(s): Downer, Pauline A.


Description
is a determination of the federal and provincial income tax liability of individuals including succession and estate planning for individuals, and legal form and structures under the Income Tax Act. CR: Business 3120 PR: BUSI 1101 or the former BUSI 3100, and BUSI 4000

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BUSI6130
Auditing


CRN: 92358
Instructor(s): Coady, Peggy Ann

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BUSI7000
Strategic Management 2


CRN: 84968
Instructor(s): Tang, Jianyun


Description
emphasizes concepts of strategic management and strategy in various contexts and situations covering corporations and businesses, and other institutions or organizations and their purposeful activities. Through in-depth analysis of reality-based situations and strategic issues, students will develop their contextual and situational orientation, and further develop their applied, investigative critical thinking and information search skills. Further, students will be expected to develop an applied ability in the contextual and situational analysis of corporations/businesses and institutions/purposeful activities, and in corresponding strategy formulation and planning for strategy implementation. Student learning activities may be based on published business cases, decision-making and group dynamics exercises, business simulation exercises, and information search projects. Learning outcomes also may include research and information search methodologies and information literacy, and good writing. CO: BUSI 5301 CR: Business 4010 PR: BUSI 4000, BUSI 4050, BUSI 4320, BUSI 4330, and BUSI 4500

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BUSN2110
Managerial Accounting I


CRN: 92037
Instructor(s): Kendall, Catherine Lynn


Description
introduces students to the concepts of preparing and using financial data for managerial decision making. Topics include job costing, process costing, activity-based costing, cost-volume-profit analysis, budgeting, and variance analysis. CR: Business 2101, Business 2102, the former Business 4100 PR: BUSN 2100 or Business 1101

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BUSN2310
Business Leadership


CRN: 92039
Instructor(s): Adey, Anthony


Description
further develops concepts from Organizational Behaviour and provides students with an opportunity to explore various theories of leadership in the context of today’s business environment. Students will consider topics related to effective leadership and management that may include an examination of leader behaviour, attitudes and style, the role of self-awareness and emotional intelligence, communication style, followership, employee motivation and engagement, power and influence tactics, and ethics and social responsibility in decision making. CR: the former Business 3350 PR: BUSN 2300 or Business 3310 or the former Business 2301

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IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

BUSN3500
Financial Management I


CRN: 88324
Instructor(s): Wu, Anming


Description
introduces the concepts of financial management in Canadian capital markets. Focus will be on financial analysis and forecasting; working capital management; time value of money; and financing options. CR: Business 4500, the former Business 4110 PR: Economics 1010 (or the former 2010), and Statistics 2500

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IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

BUSN4010
Strategic Management


CRN: 91803
Instructor(s): Newell, William


Description
teaches students how to analyze and evaluate an organization’s corporate strategies from the perspective of the CEO. This capstone course integrates and synthesizes knowledge acquired in the program and applies skills developed in all functional areas of business. Students work to identify, diagnose and recommend appropriate action for challenges faced in various types of business organizations. Conceptual frameworks, analytical tools and critical thinking are emphasized. CO: BUSN 4040 CR: Business 4050, Business 7000 PR: BUSN 2110 or Business 2101, BUSN 2250 or Business 2210, BUSN 2300 or Business 3310, BUSN 3010 or Business 5301, BUSN 3030 or Business 4000, BUSN 3300 or Business 4320, and BUSN 4040 or Business 5302

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