Marine Institute - Graduate for Winter 2020

MSTM6001
Fisheries Ecology


CRN: 89087
Instructor(s): Lawson, Jack Warren; Stenson, Garry


Description
This course is designed to give participants an understanding of fisheries science and ecology, focusing on global species of commercial value. Specifically, it will examine various species, how they interact with their biotic and abiotic environment, how we study them, and how human activities have affected their population structure and environment. It will also consider the impacts of commercial production technology for both wild and farmed species. CR: The former FRM 6001

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MSTM6004
Fisheries Policy & Planning


CRN: 81787
Instructor(s): Anderson, Kevin


Description
Fisheries Policy and Planning will introduce students to the parameters surrounding the formulation of fisheries policy and the considerations that enable the planning process. Students will gain insight into the mechanisms that contribute to policy development as well as the intended and unintended outcomes of the fisheries planning and policy process. The course is divided into three parts. Part I will focus on sources and instruments that drive policy development in democratic societies and provide the legal and political origins of the planning and policy framework in an international context. Part II will explore current issues such the role of science, monitoring , control and surveillance and resource allocation, and finally Part III special topics such aquaculture, fisheries certification and recreational fisheries.

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MSTM6010
Legal Aspects of Fisheries Resource Management


CRN: 92773
Instructor(s): Anderson, Kevin


Description
This course is designed to enable students to gain an appreciation of local, national and international regulatory regimes for management of fishery resources. Fishery legislation and regulation will be examined and compared at local and national levels and examination of regional fishery organizations will be discussed in relation to international agreements. Global efforts of fishery management will also be examined as a regulatory mechanism for high seas fishing.

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MSTM6013
Resource/Natural Environment and Ocean Use characterization


CRN: 87207
Instructor(s): Coughlan, Geoff Paul


Description
The course will address identification and characterization of resource/natural environment features and the nature of ocean (including coastal) use patterns as a fundamental component of integrated coastal and ocean management/marine spatial planning. The course will examine key natural environmental features/processes of coastal and ocean areas, coastal and ocean resources, as well as how numerous sectors and interests utilize/value coastal and ocean space. Aspects such as ecologically and biologically significant areas, strategic environmental and risk assessment and planning related characterization efforts internationally, nationally and regionally will be included.

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MSTM6022
Communication and Conflict Resolution in a Technical Environment


CRN: 83815
Instructor(s): Stamp-Nunes, Heather Elizabeth


Description
This course provides participants with an understanding of the basic principles of conflict resolution, negotiation, and effective communication and interpersonal skills. The skills taught will enable students to diagnose, understand and accept a role in the negotiation and management of conflicts between individuals and groups in an organizational context; to investigate and solve problems and manage conflicts within the workplace.

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MSTM6023
Strategic Planning, Policy, Participation And Management in Technical Operations


CRN: 81789
Instructor(s): Caines, Susan


Description
This course is designed to give participants an understanding of the strategic planning and policy development needs and functions of an organization. The course will examine current concepts, approaches and, specifically the critical role of managers and leaders in the areas of planning, policy development, problem solving and decision making. Strategic planning and policy development in the business must be led by managers who provide overall vision, coordination, decisions on allocation of resources, communication and ongoing commitment, evaluation and support.

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MSTM6030
Principles of Management for Engineering Technology Enterprises


CRN: 85458
Instructor(s): Caines, Susan


Description
Introduces students to core competencies for the effective management of a technology-based enterprise. Students will explore the essentials of human resource management, performance management, financial operations, marketing and workplace ethics for engineering technology and maritime-based enterprises.

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MSTM6031
Overview of Technical Operations


CRN: 87211
Instructor(s): Westcott, Jillian


Description
This course provides students with a management approach to the fundamental aspects of production and/or service delivery systems of organizations in concert with marketing, human resources, finance, and information systems. Students will review management decision making processes including day-to-day operating decisions such as inventory and quality control to long-term strategic decisions such as capacity and location planning.

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MSTM6032
Managing Technological Innovation


CRN: 76317
Instructor(s): Coronado, Christian


Description
This course provides students with an understanding of managerial practices and tools associated with technological innovation. The course focuses on process and implementation for both incremental and radical innovation and addresses strategic, organizational and managerial issues associated with new, established, small or large organizations.

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MSTM6034
Project Management in the Offshore, Health, Fisheries and Engineering Technology Environments


CRN: 81791
Instructor(s): Ryan, Paul


Description
This course will include an overview of project management. It will include presentations, discussions, and case-based analysis around project planning and monitoring; resource planning, budgeting and cost controls; assessing and managing risks; managing team work; effective communications; quality control; and negotiations and contracts.

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MSTM6035
Information Technology Applications in the Health and Engineering Technology Environments


CRN: 83819
Instructor(s): Johnson, Ronald


Description
This course introduces the importance of information technology in the successful operation of technology organizations. Students will be presented with managerial, informational and technological issues related to the management of IT, and with a framework to better manage them. Students will discuss the strategic applications of information technology.

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MSTM6036
Supply Chain Management and Advanced Engineering Technology Operations


CRN: 91008
Instructor(s): Way, Brent Charles


Description
This course provides a comprehensive understanding of supply chain management including planning, management and measurement of customer demand, sourcing, operations and manufacturing, inventory, warehousing, transportation, and the effective application of technology to optimize supply chain performance. In addition, this course includes advanced technical operations topics including global sourcing and logistics, forecasting, lean systems, and resource, sales and operations planning

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MSTM6037
Risk Analysis and Operations in the Engineering Technology Sector


CRN: 87221
Instructor(s): Way, Brent Charles


Description
This course focuses on enterprise risk management methodologies and their application, including alignment with strategic objectives; risk identification and analysis; risk management tools; risk mitigation; and strategic emergency planning.

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MSTM6042
Business Shipping/Transportation of Goods


CRN: 76315
Instructor(s): Parsons, James R


Description
This course examines the Canadian and international shipping business. It will include an examination of shipping operations, ship finance, marine markets, safety and security issues, and the transportation of goods. The issues are addressed from a holistic business management perspective

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MSTM6045
Port Operations & Management


CRN: 93066
Instructor(s): Azizan, Hajimatt


Description
This course provides an overview of port and terminal management issues, including port resources and infrastructure; scheduling of port resources; port performance and efficiency; port development; impact of technological change on port management; port security.

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MSTM6050
Maritime Health,Safety,Environment & Quality


CRN: 93159
Instructor(s): McCarter, Philip S


Description
Examines the roles and responsibilities of a Health, Safety, Environment and Quality (HSEQ) department within a shipping company. Students will understand the importance of recognizing and serving the human element in relation to industry operations and critical incidents. Students will examine the HESQ manager’s role in supporting operations, often in the center of the interface between high-paced marine operations and organized labour. This course exposes students to the delicate balance and dynamics between operations and HSEQ especially when a company’s HSEQ model is step-changing upwards beyond regulatory compliance.

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MSTM6052
Management of Intellectual Property


CRN: 91010
Instructor(s): Coronado, Christian


Description
Intellectual Property (IP), as a strategic corporate asset has become a key factor in modern knowledgebased organizations. This course will consider the Intellectual Property tools necessary to effectively protect IP. Furthermore, this course will discuss the best strategies and approaches for value creation through the use of Intellectual Property Rights.

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MSTM6054
Technology Assessment


CRN: 87225
Instructor(s): Caines, Susan


Description
Introduces students to the methods and tools applied in technology assessment. Technology assessment is of growing importance to technology management and research. In this course, students will review the common technology assessment approaches used for government and nongovernment uses, including risk assessment decision analysis, impact analysis, cost-benefit analysis, roadmapping and system dynamics.

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MSTM6056
Management for International Development


CRN: 92775
Instructor(s): Blanchard, Brian


Description
This course will involve the students in discussions and case studies related to international development activities that aim to improve the livelihoods of the poor and/or under-represented in developing countries. It will consider types of funding agencies, proposal development, needs assessments, project management strategies, sustainable resource management, human resource development, consideration of the impacts on the host or target group as well as their developing country, change management strategies, communication strategies, and other relevant topics.

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MSTM6073
Aquaculture Environmental Management


CRN: 92777
Instructor(s): Couturier, Cyr


Description
This course is designed to provide an overview and understanding of the current issues in relation to aquaculture and environment management. It will provide an overview of the relevant science, environmental, policy and public awareness issues to enable the students to apply their knowledge in discussions and industry public relations.

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