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Marketing Studies Certificate

(10 courses required) BUS 108* Introduction to Canadian Business
MRK 202* Introduction to Canadian Marketing
OAG 170 Professional Computer Applications
MIC 101 & MIC 102 may be used in lieu of OAG 170
MRK 317 Multimedia Sales Presentations
MRK 325* Advertising Management
MRK 440 Professional Sales Negotiations

PLUS: Select 3 General Business Electives and 1 elective ending with “G” from the Humanities/Social Sciences section. Example: SSC 110G
*indicates this course is offered through online delivery at least once per year.

INTRODUCTION TO CANADIAN BUSINESS
BUS 108
This course is designed to introduce the student to the fundamentals of the Canadian business system. Students will develop an understanding of the basic practices of business and become familiar with common business terminology. The knowledge and skills learned in this course can be applied directly to many business situations and will provide a solid foundation for business activities and future business courses. 3 units of credit. Text extra.
FALL
Windsor 050 5373 Sept 18-Dec 11, Mon, 6:30P-10:00P $277.20
WINTER
Online 066 1080 Jan 15-Apr 7 $326.20 (includes $49.00 access fee)
ENTREPRENEURSHIP
ENT 500
Entrepreneurs play a key role in the Canadian economy. This course is an introduction to provide students with the basic knowledge required to plan, start, and manage a small business or some form of self-employment. It presents actual skills that students will use throughout their working lives. It will provide knowledge and skills through many practical applications for both employment situations (small businesses) and personal financial management. 3 units of credit
WINTER
Online 066 1288 Jan 15-Apr 7 $326.20 (includes $49.00 access fee)
INTRODUCTION TO CANADIAN MARKETING
MRK 202
The essence of marketing is to develop, produce, and position a product that meets the need of its potential buyers. This course introduces the student to the four (4) P’s of Marketing - Product, Price, Place and Promotion. This course also focuses on critical issues that shape contemporary marketing practice - relationship marketing, social responsibility marketing, total quality management, the impact of technology on marketing, database and direct marketing, internet and event marketing, and sponsorships. Pre-requisite: BUS 108. 3 units of credit. Text extra.
FALL
Online 065 5374 Sep 18-Dec 9 $326.20 (includes $49.00 access fee)
WINTER
Windsor 050 1081 Jan 16-Apr 3, Tue, 6:30P-10:00P $277.20
Online 065 1082 Jan 15-Apr 7 $326.20 (includes $49.00 access fee)
MULTIMEDIA SALES PRESENTATIONS
MRK 317
A behavioural approach to sales techniques; the role and evaluation of personal selling; salespeople as marketing managers of their territory; practical sales preparations and presentations; the importance of the territory manager to the company’s marketing strength. Students will identify the importance of time management, self-starting and customer servicing to the selling process. Pre-requisite: MRK 202. 4 units of credit. Text extra.
FALL
Windsor 050 5378 Sept 20-Dec 6, Wed, 6:00P-10:30P $356.40
ADVERTISING MANAGEMENT
MRK 325
Advertising Management is a study of the nature and scope of advertising management through mass media (including newspapers, magazines, direct mail, radio, television and telemarketing). Media sales and practical instruction in layout, copywriting, market analysis, advertising techniques, decision making and advertising campaigns are presented and analyzed. Pre-Requisites: BUS 108, MRK 202. 3 units of credit. Text extra.
WINTER
Online 065 1106 Jan 15-Apr 7 $326.20 (includes $49.00 access fee)

Accounting Studies Certificate

(10 courses required) ACC110* Accounting Concepts I
ACC210* Accounting Concepts II
ACC328* Intermediate Accounting I
ACC428* Intermediate Accounting II
ACC320 Cost Accounting
ACC326 Accounting Software Applications (Sage 50 Accounting)

PLUS: Select 3 General Business Electives and 1 elective ending with “G” from the Humanities/Social Sciences section. Example: SSC 110G
*indicates this course is offered through online delivery at least once per year.

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Business - Accounting

TWO-YEAR ONTARIO COLLEGE DIPLOMA
All courses required for completion of this Diploma are available through Continuing Education.

ACC 110* Accounting Concepts I
BUS 108* Introduction to Canadian Business
ECN 110* Macro Economics
MTH 146 Math of Personal Finance
MGN 105 Introduction to Human Resources
COM 103 Business Communications I (NEW)
MIC 101 Introduction to Word Processing Software (NEW)
MIC 102 Introduction to Presentation Software (NEW)
OAG 170 Professional Computer Applications I (accepted in lieu of MIC 101 & MIC 102)
ACC 210* Accounting Concepts II
ECN 210* Micro Economics
MRK 202* Introduction to Canadian Marketing
MTH 237 Statistical Concepts
COM 203 Business Communications II
BUS 207 Basic Spreadsheeting (NEW)
MIT 123 Intro to Spreadsheets MS-Excel (accepted in lieu of BUS 207)

ACC 316 Advanced Spreadsheeting
MIC 510* Spreadsheeting Techniques (accepted in lieu of ACC 316)
ACC 320 Cost Accounting
ACC 326 Accounting Software Applications
ACC 328* Intermediate Accounting I
ACC 335 Canadian Income Tax I
MGN 310* Organizational Behaviour

ACC 420 Management Accounting II
ACC 426 Accounting Software Applications II (AccPac)
ACC 428* Intermediate Accounting II
ACC 435C Canadian Income Tax II
ACC 444 Financial Management I
BUS 606 Management Information Systems

PLUS: 3 General Electives ending with “G” from the Humanities/Social Sciences section. Example: SSC 110G
*indicates this course is offered through online delivery at least once per year.

QUICKBOOKS I
GNR 371N
This 12 hour workshop will instruct students on how QuickBooks can handle their personal and small business accounting. Topics include cash transactions, accruals, accounts payable, accounts receivable, inventory, reports and payroll. Students MUST have Accounting and Windows experience. Text extra. Please bring memory stick.
FALL
Windsor 050 5734 Sept 20-Oct 11, Wed, 6:30P-9:30P $146.90 (Tuition $130.00 HST $16.90)
Chatham 550 5733 Sep 18-Oct 16, Mon, 6:00P-9:00P $146.90 (Tuition $130.00 HST $16.90)
WINTER
Chatham 550 1350 Jan 15-Feb 5, Mon, 6:00P-9:00P $146.90 (Tuition $130.00 HST $16.90)
QUICKBOOKS II
GNR 837N
Building upon QuickBooks GNR 371N, this 12 hour workshop covers setting up and managing inventory including working with purchase orders and adjusting inventory, payroll with ROE and T4s, sales tax, customer statements with charges, and customizing reports and memorized reports. Students MUST have Accounting and Windows experience. Pre-requisite: GNR 371N. Text extra. Please bring memory stick.
FALL
Windsor 050 5811 Oct 18-Nov 8, Wed, 6:30P-9:30P $146.90 (Tuition $130.00 HST $16.90)
Chatham 550 5810 Oct 16-Nov 6, Mon, 6:00P-9:00P $146.90 (Tuition $130.00 HST $16.90)
WINTER
Chatham 550 1423 Jan 15-Feb 5, Mon, 6:00P-9:00P $146.90 (Tuition $130.00 HST $16.90)
BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS I
COM 103
This course fosters the development of written communication skills necessary for business students. Students learn to analyze an intended audience, determine purpose, and apply the appropriate business communication format including letters, email, memos, instant messages, and proposals. Critical reading skills are also developed. Students review Standard English grammar, sentence structure, and paragraph construction. 3 units of credit. Text extra.
FALL
Chatham 550 5577 Sept 20-Dec 6, Wed, 6:00P-9:30P $277.20
ACCOUNTING CONCEPTS I
ACC 110
This course provides a conceptual approach to the study of the basic principles of accounting and financial statements. The accounting cycle, as an aid to the preparation of financial statements, will be applied. 3 units of credit. Text extra.
FALL
Windsor 050 5355 Sept 18-Dec 11, Mon, 6:30P-10:00P $277.20
Chatham 550 5354 Sept 20-Dec 6, Wed, 6:00P-9:30P $277.20
Online 065 5353 Sep 18-Dec 9 $326.20 (includes $49.00 access fee)
WINTER
Windsor 050 1066 Jan 15-Apr 9, Mon, 6:30P-10:00P $277.20
Chatham 550 1067 Jan 17- Apr 4, Wed, 6:00P-9:30P $277.20
Online 065 1065 Jan 15-Apr 7 $326.20 (includes $49.00 access fee)
ACCOUNTING CONCEPTS II
ACC 210
Conclusion of the presentation made in ACC 110. Particular emphasis is given to the application of accounting principles in the disclosure of assets, liabilities and equity. A study is made of the uses of financial data by interested parties and management. Pre-Requisite: ACC 110. 3 units of credit. Text extra.
FALL
Windsor 050 5440 Sept 19-Dec 5, Tue, 6:30P-10:00P $277.20
Online 065 5441 Sep 18-Dec 9 $326.20 (includes $49.00 access fee)
WINTER
Windsor 050 1149 Jan 16-Apr 3, Tue, 6:30P-10:00P $277.20
Chatham 550 1150 Jan 18- Apr 5, Thu, 6:00P-9:30P $277.20
Online 065 1148 Jan 15-Apr 7 $326.20 (includes $49.00 access fee)
PAYROLL ACCOUNTING
ACC 310C
This is a project-oriented course designed to develop a student’s practical accounting skills and build on their academic knowledge. Practice sets and various accounting projects are to be completed. Pre-Requisite: ACC 210. 2 units of credit. Text extra.
FALL
Chatham 550 5365 Sep 18-Nov 27, Mon, 6:00P-9:00P $198.00
WINTER
Online 065 1072 Jan 15-Apr 7 $247.00 (includes $49.00 access fee)
COST ACCOUNTING
ACC 320
An introduction to the study of costs for inventory valuation, income determination and control. Emphasis will be placed on three cost elements, job costing, process cost systems, and the many uses of cost data in decision-making management. Pre-Requisite: ACC 210. 3 units of credit. Text extra.
FALL
Windsor 050 5330 Sept 21-Dec 7, Thu, 6:30P-10:00P $277.20
Chatham 550 5442 Sept 18-Dec 11, Mon, 6:30P-10:00P $277.20
WINTER
Windsor 050 1151 Jan 18-Apr 5, Thu, 6:30P-10:00P $277.20
ACCOUNTING SOFTWARE APPLICATIONS (Sage 50 Accounting)
ACC 326
This course is designed to start the students on a computer accounting package. Sage 50 is a project-oriented course designed to develop the practical skills and academic knowledge of the students to computerize a set of accounting records for a small to medium sized business. Pre-Requisite: ACC 210. 3 units of credit. Text extra.
FALL
Windsor 050 5397 Sept 19-Dec 5, Tue, 6:30P-10:00P $277.20
Chatham 550 5396 Sept 20-Dec 6, Wed, 6:00P-9:30P $277.20
WINTER
Windsor 050 1103 Jan 17-Apr 4, Wed, 6:30P-10:00P $277.20
INTERMEDIATE ACCOUNTING I
ACC 328
This course is the first offering of Intermediate Accounting to Accounting Major students. An in depth study is made of generally accepted accounting principles as they relate to the preparation of financial statements and to revenue recognition. This course will introduce “International Financial Reporting Standards” (IFRS) and its impact on the basic financial statements. Pre-Requisite: ACC 210. 4 units of credit. Text extra.
FALL
Windsor 050 5533 Sept 20-Dec 6, Wed, 6:00P-10:30P $356.40
Chatham 550 5534 Sept 21-Dec 7, Thu, 5:30P-10:00P $356.40
Online 065 5535 Sep 18-Dec 9 $405.40 (includes $49.00 access fee)
WINTER
Windsor 050 1262 Jan 17-Apr 4, Wed, 6:00P-10:30P $356.40
CANADIAN INCOME TAX I
ACC 335
This course examines the Income Tax Act as it applies to individuals. Topics covered are income; deductions from income; tax credits; and calculations of taxes payable. Pre-Requisite: ACC 210. 3 units of credit. Text extra.
FALL
Windsor 050 5401 Sep 19-Dec 5, Tue, 6:30P-10:00P $277.20
Chatham 550 5400 Sep 19-Dec 5, Tue, 6:00P-9:30P $277.20
WINTER
Windsor 050 1107 Jan 16-Apr 3, Tue, 6:30P-10:00P $277.20
MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING I
ACC 420
Management accounting, focusing on internal customers, will identify, measure, analyze, interpret and communicate information that assists executives and managers in fulfilling organizational goals. Topics emphasized include activity-based costing, budgets, standards, variance analysis, income effects of alternative costing methods, and cost behaviour. Interlaced throughout are insights into human relations and motivational problems inherent in the role of the accountant. Pre-Requisite: ACC 320. 3 units of credit. Text extra.
FALL
Windsor 050 5443 Sept 21-Dec 7, Thu, 6:30P-10:00P $277.20
WINTER
Chatham 550 1152 Jan 16-Apr 3, Tue, 6:00P-9:30P $277.20
MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING
ACC 422C
This course is designed to complement the study of introductory accounting for Business students who do not plan to major in Accounting. Management uses of financial statements and other accounting data for decision-making in the planning and control of business activities is stressed. Budgets for cash, sales and production, and the nature of the flow of costs, are studied including the cost, volume, and profit relationship. Pre-Requisite: ACC 210 3 units of credit. (Online $318.22 includes $49.00 access fee) Text extra.
FALL
Chatham 550 5336 Sep 18-Dec 11, Mon, 6:00P-9:30P $277.20
WINTER
Windsor 050 1076 Jan 18-Apr 5, Thu, 6:30P-10:00P $277.20
ACCOUNTING SOFTWARE APPLICATIONS II (ACCPAC)
ACC 426
Students will apply their accounting knowledge to software known as ACCPAC. They will work with computerized general ledger, accounts receivable and accounts payable. Pre-Requisite: ACC 210. 3 units of credit. Text extra.
WINTER
Windsor 050 1086 Jan 16-Apr 3, Tue, 6:30P-10:00P $277.20
Chatham 550 1088 Jan 16-Apr 3, Tue, 6:00P-9:30P $277.20
INTERMEDIATE ACCOUNTING II
ACC 428
A continuation of the first level intermediate accounting course, providing an in-depth study of generally accepted accounting principles. Emphasis will be placed on cash, receivables, inventories, plant assets and intangible assets. Intermediate level accounting studies conclude with ACC 515. Specific topics regarding IFRS will be discussed as they relate to current Canadian GAAP. Pre-Requisite: ACC 328. 4 units of credit. Text extra.
FALL
Windsor 050 5536 Sept 19-Dec 5, Tue, 6:00P-10:30P $356.40
WINTER
Windsor 050 1263 Jan 15-Apr 9, Mon, 6:00P-10:30P $356.40
Chatham 550 1264 Jan 18-Apr 5, Thu, 5:30P-10:00P $356.40
Online 065 1264 Jan 15-Apr 7 $405.40 (includes $49.00 access fee)
CANADIAN INCOME TAX II
ACC 435C
This course is a continuation of ACC 335 personal income tax course with updates for the current taxation year. Emphasis is on accessing the most up-to-date, revised income tax rules and regulations, utilizing online access to CRA. Practical applications using actual information slips, current tax forms, and current software for personal income tax preparation. Knowledge of preparation of personal income tax returns manually, electronically, net-filing and e-filing all to be covered. Emphasis will also be on recognizing the differences between business accounting income and taxable income, CCA rules and non-arm’s length transactions will also be discussed. Pre-Requisite: ACC 335. 3 units of credit. Text extra.
WINTER
Windsor 050 1109 Jan 16-Apr 3, Tue, 6:30P-10:00P $277.20
Chatham 550 1108 Jan 17-Apr 4, Wed, 6:00P-9:30P $277.20
FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT I
ACC 444
Financial Management I is the first of a two term study of Corporate Finance. The course concentrates on the concepts, techniques, and practices required to make financial decisions in an increasingly competitive and global business environment. It includes financial planning and control, forecasting, working capital management, capital structure and related tax implications. Pre-Requisite: ACC 210. 3 units of credit. Text extra.
FALL
Windsor 050 5413 Sep 18-Dec 11, Mon, 6:30P-10:00P $277.20
WINTER
Chatham 550 1121 Jan 15-Apr 9, Mon, 6:00P-9:30P $277.20
INTERMEDIATE ACCOUNTING III
ACC 515
A continuation of Accounting ACC 328 and ACC 428 with emphasis placed on developing analytical ability and an understanding of financial statement preparation all in the context of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). An in-depth study of: investments, liabilities, and shareholders’ equity will be undertaken. Pre-Requisite: ACC 428. 4 units of credit. Text extra.
FALL
Windsor 050 5399 Sept 20-Dec 6, Wed, 6:00P-10:30P $356.40
Chatham 550 5398 Sept 19-Dec 5, Tue, 5:30P-10:00P $356.40
MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING II
ACC 520
Topics emphasized include relevant costs, decision-making, support cost allocations, joint product costs, pricing and responsibility accounting. Interlaced throughout is an insight to human relations and motivational problems inherent in the role of the accountant. Pre-Requisite: ACC 420. 3 units of credit. Text extra.
WINTER
Windsor 050 1153 Jan 18-Apr 5, Thu, 6:30P-10:00P $277.20
FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT II
ACC 544
Administrative financial management stresses the financial process from the viewpoint of top management, which represents the owners of the firm. Emphasis is placed on practical decision-making and use of modern financial theory as the framework for effective management. Pre-Requisite: ACC 444. 3 units of credit. Text extra.
WINTER
Windsor 050 1122 Jan 15-Apr 9, Mon, 6:30P-10:00P $277.20
INTERMEDIATE ACCOUNTING IV
ACC 615
A continuation and expansion of ACC 328, ACC 428, and ACC 515. Topics include: earnings per share (EPS), errors in reporting, corporate taxes, leases, statement of cash flows, and disclosure related issues. Pre-Requisite: ACC 515. 4 units of credit. Text extra.
WINTER
Windsor 050 1105 Jan 17-Apr 4, Wed, 6:00P-10:30P $356.40
Chatham 550 1104 Jan 18-Apr 5, Thu, 5:30P-10:00P $356.40

CIB CANADIAN INSTITUTE OF BOOKKEEPING CERTIFICATION

St. Clair College, in co-operation with the Canadian Institute of Bookkeeping offers a program leading to a career as a professional bookkeeper. CIB is a national, non-profit organization dedicated to preparing people for greater financial and job security as a Certified Bookkeeper. This field of accounting involves the collection, analysis and recording of financial data. The program comprises nine courses that include both theory and computer application. Upon completion of the program, students will be governed by a Code of Ethics which sets out professional responsibilities and conduct.

Upon successful completion of the following courses (65%required) combined with the required three years of work experience, students will be granted certification upon application to the Canadian Institute of Bookkeeping Association.

CIB COURSE COLLEGE EQUIVALENT COURSE(S)
CIBIII Computer Applications 1 MIC 101 - Introduction to Word Processing Software (NEW)
MIC 102 - Introduction to Presentation Software (NEW)
OAG 170 - Professional Computer Applications I (accepted in lieu of MIC 101 & MIC 102)
CIB112 Bookkeeping I ACC 110 - Accounting Concepts I
CIB 113 Bookkeeping II ACC 210 - Accounting Concepts II
CIB221 Computer Applications II MIC 211 Computer Applications II
OAG 270 Professional Computer Applications II (accepted in lieu of MIC 211)
CIB222 Computerized Bookkeeping I ACC 326 - Accounting Software Apps. (Sage 50) (pre-requisite ACC210)
CIB223 Computerized Bookkeeping II ACC 426 – Accounting Software Apps II (ACCPAC) (pre-requisite ACC210)
CIB331 Cost Management ACC 320 - Cost Accounting (pre-requisite ACC210)
CIB332 Income Tax ACC 335 - Canadian Income Tax I (pre-requisite ACC210)
CIB333 Payroll Administration ACC 310C - Payroll Accounting
Please note: Students must register with CIB to be granted Certification. Enrolment, registration forms and annual fees are available on CIB's website at www.cibcb.com or e-mail info@cibcb.com. These fees are in addition to St. Clair College tuition.

Human Resource Studies Certificate

(10 courses required) MGN 105* Introduction to Human Resources (Replaces MGN 340)
MGN 310* Organizational Behaviour
MGN 320* Management Principles
MGN 330 Industrial Relations
MGN 430 Collective Bargaining & Dispute Resolution
MGN 440* Compensation & Employee Benefits

PLUS: Select 3 General Business Electives and 1 elective ending with “G” from the Humanities/Social Sciences section. Example: SSC 110G
*indicates this course is offered through online delivery at least once per year.

Management Studies Certificate

This professional certificate program is designed for students seeking employment as First-Line or Middle managers, or those individuals who wish to update and expand their skills in order to advance their career. Students will explore the four main management activities/functions, Planning, Organizing, Leading and Controlling. Those who have spent a minimum of 5 years in a Management Level position may be eligible to apply for a Prior Learning Assessment (PLA).

Students who successfully complete the following courses will be eligible to receive a Certificate in Management Studies. In addition the Human Resources courses may be accredited by the Human Resources Professional Association of Ontario towards the Comprehensive Knowledge Exam.

The following 10 courses are required: ACC 110* Accounting Concepts I
BUS 108* Introduction to Canadian Business
BUS 300* Business Law
BUS 434* Supervisory Development
COM 200* Communications & Today’s Workplace
MGN 105* Introduction to Human Resources (Replaces MGN 340)
MGN 310* Organizational Behaviour
MGN 320* Management Principles
MGN 450* Training & Development
MGN 490* Employment Law

*indicates this course is offered through online delivery at least once per year.

Business Administration Human Resources Diploma

This Ontario College Advanced Diploma program prepares students for careers in the Human Resources Departments in both business and government sectors. Human Resources is a highly dynamic field and graduates are prepared to handle recruiting, payroll and benefits. They can also assist in the areas of labour relations and health and safety concerns. This program also prepares students for general management roles in all sectors of industry. All of the courses required for this program are now available through the Department of Continuing Education.

DIPLOMA REQUIREMENTS ACC 110* Accounting Concepts I
BUS 108* Introduction to Canadian Business
ECN 110* Macro Economics
COM 103 Business Communications I (NEW)
MIC 101 Introduction to Word Processing (NEW)
MIC 102 Introduction to Presentation Software (NEW)
OAG 170 Professional Computer Applications I (accepted in lieu of MIC 101 & MIC 102) MGN 105* Introduction to Human Resources (Replaces MGN 340)
ACC 210* Accounting Concepts II
ECN 210* Micro Economics
MRK 202* Introduction to Canadian Marketing
MTH 237 Statistical Concepts
COM 203 Business Communications II (NEW)
BUS 207 Spreadsheeting I
MIT 123 Intro to Spreadsheets MS-Excel (accepted in lieu of BUS 207)
ACC 422 Managerial Accounting
BUS 300* Business Law
ECN 404 Labour Economics I (Tutorial)
MGN 310* Organizational Behaviour
BUS 606 Management Information Systems (NEW)
BUS 316 Database Management
MGN 320* Management Principles
MGN 330* Industrial Relations
MGN 490* Employment Law
ACC 316 Advanced Spreadsheeting
MIC 510* Spreadsheeting Techniques (Accepted in lieu of ACC 316)
MGN 500* Recruitment & Selection
MGN 450* Training & Development
MGN 430 Collective Bargaining & Dispute Resolution
MGN 470* Occupational Health & Safety
MGN 505 Collective Agreement Administration
CCM 100 Introduction to Occup./Non-occupational Injuries (NEW)
BUS 600 Mediation & Conflict Resolution
BUS 605 Selected Topics in Management
MGN 300* Business Ethics
MGN 480* Human Resource Planning
MGN 440* Compensation & Employee Benefits
BUS 510 H.R. Work Placement

PLUS: 3 General Electives ending with “G” from the Humanities/Social Sciences section. Example: SSC
*indicates this course is offered through online delivery at least once per year.

SUPERVISORY DEVELOPMENT
BUS 434
In response to changes at work, people may be called upon to serve as a supervisor or team leader. This general education course provides the student with an overview of the purpose and responsibilities of a supervisor in today’s work environment. The supervisor is in a unique position between senior management / owners of an organization and its employees. From this position they must execute the business objectives of their superiors, by planning and organizing the use of their resources as well as hire, lead, motivate, control, evaluate performance and provide feedback, training and support to subordinates. At the end of the day, the supervisor is accountable for all these things. This course provides a foundation for the student to develop from a competent employee to an effective future supervisor. Even if a supervisory position is not aspired to, students will learn how and why organizations must be planned, organized, staffed, led and controlled so they may become better employees and team leaders. 3 units of credit. Text extra.
FALL
Online 065 5394 Sep 18-Dec 9 $326.20 (includes $49.00 access fee)
Chatham 550 5393 Sept 21-Dec 7, Thu, 6:00P-9:30P $277.20
WINTER
Windsor 050 1100 Jan 18-Apr 5, Thu, 6:30P-10:00P $277.20
WORK PLACEMENT
BUS 434
Relevant work assignments with members, supervised by the Human Resources Department, will give students the opportunity to apply their skills and eventually compete for Human Resource related jobs with more confidence. Although the focus is on the application of vocational skills, attention is also devoted to a wide range of generic skills required for workplace competence: communication, effective interpersonal skills, and overall accountability. Pre-requisites: MGN 340, MGN 310, ECN 404, ACC 422C, MGN 320, MGN 490, MGN 440, MGN 450, MGN 330. 3 units of credit.
FALL/WINTER
Please contact the Continuing Education Office at 519-972-2711 for more information.
MEDIATION AND CONFLICT RESOLUTION
BUS 600
This course is designed to review the current issues and methodologies that are used in Mediation as a method of conflict resolution. Topics will include how to design a system for effective conflict resolution called ADR (Alternative Disputes Resolution). Emphasis will be on mediating employment disputes to accomplish a win-win solution. Actual Mediation role playing will take place. 3 units of credit. Text extra.
WINTER
Windsor 050 1290 Jan 16-Apr 3, Tue, 6:30P-10:00P $277.20
SELECTED TOPICS IN HR MANAGEMENT
BUS 605
This course is designed to explore current topics in Human Resource Management utilizing the knowledge and skill acquired throughout the program. Considered the capstone course, the topics integrate those specific areas of study previously addressed in individual courses. The course is offered in a seminar format with discussion and evaluation based on a series of case studies. 3 units of credit. Text extra.
FALL
Chatham 550 5559 Sep 21-Dec 7, Thu, 6:00P-9:30P $277.20
WINTER
Windsor 050 1291 Jan 15-Apr 9, Mon, 6:30P-10:00P $277.20
MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS
BUS 606
Management Information Systems is an introductory course that examines computer based information systems and their importance in the management of organizations. The course covers the design, development, application and management of information resources and the underlying technological infrastructure. 3 units of credit. Text extra.
FALL
Windsor 050 5569 Sep 20-Dec 6, Wed, 6:30P-10:00P $277.20
WINTER
Chatham 550 1002 Jan 15-Apr 9, Mon, 6:00P-9:30P $277.20
BUSINESS COMMUNICTIONS II
COM 203
This course enhances the skills attained in Communication for Business I by applying them to writing projects, team interaction, and formal presentations. Students learn to write various reports including informational and analytical reports. Research techniques including the use of databases and APA documentation methods are studied. Students will work in teams to construct and present a major formal report. 3 units of credit. Text extra.
WINTER
Chatham 550 1017 Jan 17-Apr 4, Wed, 6:00P-9:30P $277.20
INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN RESOURCES
MGN 105
An introduction to the study of human resources concepts dealing with the development and direction of people, including recruitment, selection, testing, placement, induction and training. The merit rating, wages and hours as well as program orientation for the worker will be presented. Elements of progressive discipline along with applicable Provincial and Federal Legislation is also part of the course content. 3 units of credit. Text extra
FALL
Online MGN 105 065 5575 Sep 18-Dec 9 $326.20 (includes $49.00 access fee)
WINTER
Windsor 050 1014 Jan 16-Apr 3, Tue, 6:30P-10:00P $277.20
Chatham 550 1105 Jan 18-Apr 5, Thu, 6:00P-9:30P $277.20
BUSINESS ETHICS
MGN 300
A survey of news headlines reveal that Ethics is a major concern in today’s business world- on local, national and international levels. This course presents the foundations of Business Ethics and Ethical Decision–Making. The course employs a stakeholder managerial approach to the business and society relationships and provides a framework by which students can identify, analyze and use critical thinking skills to make simple but informed ethical business decisions. The course explores how companies encourage individual and corporate behaviour, issues particular to doing business in a global environment and business ethics issues relating to information and technology. 2 units of credit. Text extra.
FALL
Online 065 5450 Sep 18-Dec 9 $247.00 (includes $49.00 access fee)
ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOUR
MGN 310
This course is designed to help students relate the basic elements of organizational behaviour and their importance to our day-to-day relationships with others, especially in the workplace. Special emphasis is given to the study of group dynamics, leadership, morale, communication and organizational behaviour as it affects productivity in a business enterprise. 3 units of credit. Text extra.
FALL
Chatham 550 5552 Sept 20-Dec 6, Wed, 6:00P-9:30P $277.20
Online 065 5553 Sep 18-Dec 9 $326.20 (includes $49.00 access fee)
WINTER
Windsor 050 1286 Jan 15-Apr 9, Mon, 6:30P-10:00P $277.20
Online 065 1285 Jan 15-Apr 7 $326.20 (includes $49.00 access fee)
MANAGEMENT PRINCIPLES
MGN 320
This course presents an overview of the basic principles and practices used by managers in operating a modern organization. The course will help students understand management principles and practices in relation to four core management functions: planning, organizing, leading and controlling. Students will gain an understanding of the important external and internal forces that affect a manager’s ability to achieve high levels of performance as they plan, organize, lead and control the organization. Students will also learn how to perform as both leaders and followers in groups and teams. Topics include the key characteristics and roles of managers, ethics and social responsibility, decision making, structures of organizations, leadership types and styles, as well as effective and efficient methods of control. 3 units of credit. Text extra.
FALL
Windsor 055 5555 Sept 18-Dec 11, Mon, 6:30P-10:00P $277.20
Online 065 5554 Sep 18-Dec 9 $326.20 (includes $49.00 access fee)
WINTER
Online 065 1287 Jan 15-Apr 7 $326.20 (includes $49.00 access fee)
INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS
MGN 330
This course is designed to help the student to learn the basic principles and technical skills required in Industrial Relations to work successfully within the union-management relationship. Area of study will include the management-union relationship: analysis of legal and institutional frameworks within which unions operate, union policies and practices, management policies on labour, legislation, the trend of labour relations, collective bargaining, the arbitration process and contract language. 3 units of credit. Text extra.
FALL
Online 065 5557 Sep 18-Dec 9 $326.20 (includes $49.00 access fee)
COLLECTIVE BARGAINING & DISPUTE RESOLUTION
MGN 430
This course is designed to assist the student in developing negotiation skills, an understanding of the union-management relationship, and contract language and its development. Mediation and arbitration practices will also be studied to develop dispute resolution skills. 3 units of credit. Text extra.
FALL
Chatham 550 5558 Sept 21-Dec 7, Thu, 6:00-9:30P $277.20
WINTER
Windsor 050 1289 Jan 17-Apr 4, Wed, 6:30-10:00P $277.20
COMPENSATION & EMPLOYEE BENEFITS
MGN 440
This course will cover the philosophy and practical application of salary and wage compensation as a specialty within the human resource management field. The course will introduce the principles involved in developing and maintaining effective salary and wage compensation programs for employees, through the study of compensation policies, techniques and objectives. Specific topics include job analysis, job evaluation, labour market surveys, job pricing and salary administration. 3 units of credit. Text extra.
FALL
Windsor 050 5451 Sept 19-Dec 5, Tue, 6:30P-10:00P $277.20
WINTER
Chatham 550 1160 Jan 15-Apr 9, Mon, 6:00P-9:30P $277.20
Online 065 1159 Jan 15-Apr 7 $326.20 (includes $49.00 access fee)
TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT
MGN 450
This course will provide participants with an understanding of the processes of assessing staff training needs, designing and administering staff training and development programs, as well as costing and evaluating the effectiveness of such programs. 3 units of credit. Text extra.
FALL
Windsor 050 5456 Sept 20-Dec 6, Wed, 6:30P-10:00P $277.20
WINTER
Chatham 550 1169 Jan 16-Apr 3, Tue, 6:00P-9:30P $277.20
Online 065 1170 Jan 15-Apr 7 $326.20 (includes $49.00 access fee)
OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH & SAFETY
MGN 470
Occupational Health & Safety studies the identification, evaluation and control of safety hazards associated with the work environment. The major objective of this course is to help students develop a solid understanding of occupational health and safety legislation, processes, procedures, and techniques involved in workplace safety hazard recognition, assessment and control. 3 units of credit. Text extra.
FALL
Online 065 5457 Sep 18-Dec 9 $326.20 (includes $49.00 access fee)
WINTER
Chatham 550 1171 Jan 17-Apr 4, Wed, 6:00P-9:30P $277.20
HUMAN RESOURCE PLANNING
MGN 480
This course is about improving performance in modern, complex organizations. The focus here is on organizational, group and individual level performance, the factors that have an impact on performance and actions that improve it. 3 units of credit. Text extra.
FALL
Windsor 550 5376 Sept 19-Dec 5, Tue, 6:00P-9:30P $277.20
Online 065 5377 Sep 18-Dec 9 $326.20 (includes $49.00 access fee)
WINTER
Windsor 050 1084 Jan 18-Apr 5, Thu, 6:30P-10:00P $277.20
EMPLOYMENT LAW
MGN 490
This course is designed to develop the student’s understanding of how the law affects the employment relationship (particular jurisdictional emphasis in Ontario). Common law principles and relevant legislation will be used to demonstrate the legal aspects of the entire employment relationship, from the job opening to termination. 3 units of credit Text extra.
FALL
Windsor 050 5454 Sept 20-Dec 6, Wed, 6:30P-10:00P $277.20
WINTER
Chatham 550 1166 Jan 15-Apr 9, Mon, 6:00P-9:30P $277.20
Online 065 1165 Jan 15-Apr 7 $326.20 (includes $49.00 access fee)
RECRUITMENT AND SELECTION
MGN 500
This course is an introduction to sound procedures in recruitment and selection that meet scientific, professional and Canadian legal standards. It presents recruitment and selection as essential components of strategic human resource planning and emphasizes its role in enhancing productivity. Job analysis and competency modeling are introduced as keys to developing a recruitment and selection system and to understanding the relationship between improved selection systems and increased organizational productivity. Contemporary developments related to competencies, interviewing, cognitive ability testing, personality testing and drug and honesty testing are also discussed. The course also recognizes the constraints under which organizations operate, and presents recruitment and selection within the context of a global market and competition aspect. 3 units of credit. Text extra.
FALL
Windsor 050 5368 Sept 18-Dec 11, Mon, 6:30P-10:00P $277.20
Chatham 550 5367 Sept 18-Dec 11, Mon, 6:00P-9:30P $277.20
WINTER
Online 065 1074 Jan 15-Apr 7 $326.20 (includes $49.00 access fee)

General Business Studies Certificates

LEVEL I (10 courses) ACC 110* Accounting Concepts I
BUS 108* Introduction to Canadian Business
ECN 110* Macro Economics
OAG 170 Professional Computer Applications I
(MIC 101 & MIC 102 accepted in lieu of OAG 170-must have both)
MTH 146 Math of Personal Finance

PLUS:Select 4 General Business Electives and 1 elective ending with “G” from the Humanities/Social Sciences section. Example: SSC 110G
*indicates this course is offered through online delivery at least once per year.

LEVEL II (10 courses) ACC 210* Accounting Concepts II
ECN 210* Micro Economics
OAG 270 Professional Computer Applications II
(BUS 207 & BUS 316 accepted in lieu of OAG 270-must have both)
MRK 202* Introduction to Canadian Marketing
MTH 237 Statistical Concepts

PLUS: Select 4 General Business Electives and 1 elective ending with “G” from the Humanities/Social Sciences section. Example: SSC 110G
*indicates this course is offered through online delivery at least once per year.

Business Diploma (NEW)

TWO-YEAR ONTARIO COLLEGE DIPLOMA (offered as a full time program at the Chatham campus ONLY)

Courses required for completion of this Diploma will be available through Continuing Education.

ACC 110* Accounting Concepts I
BUS 108* Introduction to Canadian Business
ECN 110* Macro Economics
MTH 146 Math of Personal Finance
MGN 105* Introduction to Human Resources
COM 103 Business Communications I
MIC 101 Introduction to Word Processing Software
MIC 102 Introduction to Presentation Software
OAG 170 Professional Computer Applications I (accepted in lieu of MIC 101 & MIC 102)

ACC 210* Accounting Concepts II
ECN 210* Micro Economics
MRK 202* Introduction to Canadian Marketing
MTH 237 Statistical Concepts
COM 203 Business Communications II
BUS 207 Basic Spreadsheeting
MIT 123 Introduction to Spreadsheets Using MS Excel (Accepted in lieu of BUS 207)

ACC 316 Advanced Spreadsheeting
MIC 510* Spreadsheeting Techniques (accepted in lieu of ACC 316)
ACC 320 Cost Accounting
ACC 326 Accounting Software Applications
ACC 328* Intermediate Accounting I
ACC 335 Canadian Income Tax I
MGN 310* Organizational Behaviour

ACC 420 Management Accounting II
ACC 426 Computer Accounting II
ACC 428* Intermediate Accounting II
ACC 435C Canadian Income Tax II
ACC 444 Financial Management I
BUS 606 Management Information Systems

PLUS: 3 General Electives ending with “G” from the Humanities/Social Sciences section. Example: SSC 110G
*indicates this course is offered through online delivery at least once per year.

BUSINESS LAW
BUS 300
A survey of the law pertaining to business administrators. Topics include: legal approach to business problems, resolution of disputes, torts, contracts, sale of goods, consumer law, employment law, forms of doing business and intellectual property law. 3 units of credit. Text extra.
FALL
Online 065 5570 Sep 18-Dec 9 $326.20 (includes $49.00 access fee)
WINTER
Windsor 050 1003 Jan 15-Apr 9, Mon, 6:30P-10:00P $277.20
Chatham 550 1004 Jan 15-Apr 9, Mon, 6:00P-9:30P $277.20
MACRO ECONOMICS
ECN 110
This course is an introduction to macroeconomics with the objective of giving students an overview of basic economic concepts, the flow of income among households, businesses, and governments; employment theory and price stability; fiscal policies; the Bank of Canada and monetary policies. 3 units of credit. (Online $318.22 includes $49.00 access fee) Text extra.
FALL
Online 065 5551 Sep 18-Dec 9 $326.20 (includes $49.00 access fee)
WINTER
Windsor 050 1283 Jan 16-Apr 3, Tue, 6:30P-10:00P $277.20
Chatham 550 1282 Jan 18-Apr 5, Thu, 6:00P-9:30P $277.20
MICRO ECONOMICS
ECN 210
This course is an introduction to microeconomics which examines specific sectors within the entire economy. The two foundations of microeconomics are the concepts of demand and supply. These foundations can be applied to both the product markets and the resource markets. Microeconomics also studies the behaviour of individual firms and industries within the different market structures. The micro economist often specializes in one particular sector of the economy, for example, the automotive industry or the health care industry. The micro economist is often referred to as a ‘consultant’ for a particular industry or a particular sector of the economy. The relevance of the economy in today’s world reinforces the importance of the study of economics as part of the student’s overall business studies’ education. 3 units of credit. Text extra.
FALL
Windsor 050 5444 Sept 18-Nov 27, Mon, 6:30P-10:00P $277.20
WINTER
Online 065 1154 Jan 15-Apr 7 $326.20 (includes $49.00 access fee)
WINDOWS COMPUTER APPLICATIONS
MIC 125
This introductory course in computer applications provides you with a foundation of general computer skills in Microsoft Office Computer Fundamentals, WORD, POWERPOINT and EXCEL. A significant component of the course will be the development of your ability to use online and computer assisted learning. No prior computer experience is assumed. 3 units of credit. Text extra.
FALL
Chatham 550 5499 Sept 20-Dec 6 Wed, 6:00P-9:30P $277.20
WINTER
Windsor 050 1231 Jan 18-Apr 5, Thu, 6:00P-9:30P $277.20
SPREADSHEETING TECHNIQUES
MIC 510
This course builds on the MICROSOFT EXCEL software introduced in Computer Applications II. This intermediate level course reviews worksheet basics, building formulas, formatting, editing, graphics, printing and presenting the results of electronic spreadsheets. Areas of focus will include financial, statistical and what-if analysis, innovative chart and graph techniques, managing information in lists including macros using Visual Basic for application, hyperlinks, scenario manager, sorting and filtering a worksheet database, pivot tables, creating a data map, integrating applications with the clipboard and object linking and embedding (OLE). 3 units of credit. Pre-requisite: MIC 211 or OAG 270. (Note: Students must have MS Office 2013 software for online computer courses) Text extra.
FALL
Online 065 5410 Sep 18-Dec 9 $326.20 (includes $49.00 access fee)
WINTER
Windsor 050 1116 Jan 17-Apr 4, Wed, 6:00P-9:30P $277.20
PROFESSIONAL COMPUTER APPLICATIONS I
OAG 170
The purpose of this course is to build computer skills designed for the office professional. In this introductory level, students will be introduced to basic computer terminology, Windows operations including use of Microsoft Explorer, as well as basic functionality in WORD and POWERPOINT applications. Emphasis is on practice to achieve mastery level in each competency taught within the course. In-class Simulation Labs are mandatory and form a major component of the course syllabus. A major focus in the labs will be to identify how these applications can be used within the professional office setting to maximize efficiency in documentation creation and management. Students will also be introduced to various methods for effective proof-reading and the integration of WORD and POWERPOINT for use within a modern automated environment. 3 units of credit. Text extra.
FALL
Windsor 050 5508 Sept 20-Dec 6, Wed, 6:00P-9:30P $277.20
Windsor 070 5507 Sept 23-Oct 28, Sat, 9:00A-4:30P $277.20
Chatham 550 5506 Sept 19-Dec 5, Tue, 6:00P-9:30P $277.20
WINTER
Windsor 050 1238 Jan 16-Apr 3, Tue, 6:00P-9:30P $277.20
Windsor 070 1239 Jan 20-Feb 24, Sat, 9:00A-4:30P $277.20
PROFESSIONAL COMPUTER APPLICATIONS II
OAG 270
The purpose of this course is to build on the professional office skills introduced in Professional Computer Applications I. Professional use of Microsoft EXCEL and Microsoft ACCESS to create a variety of business analytic and storage documents will be introduced at this level. Emphasis is on practice to achieve mastery level in each competency taught within the course. In-class Simulation Labs are mandatory and form a major component of the course syllabus. A major focus in the labs will be to identify how these applications can be used within the professional office setting to maximize efficiency in documentation creation and management. Students will also be introduced to the concept of selecting the appropriate tool for a specific situation and integrating them when possible. Pre-requisite: A good working knowledge of computers. 3 units of credit. Text extra.
FALL
Windsor 050 5571 Sept 19-Dec 5, Tue, 6:00P-9:30P $277.20
Windsor 070 5512 Nov 4-Dec 9, Sat, 9:00A-4:30P $277.20
WINTER
Windsor 050 1244 Jan 16-Apr 3, Tue, 6:00P-9:30P $277.20
Windsor 070 1246 Mar 3-Apr 14 Sat, 9:00A-4:30P $277.20
Chatham 550 1245 Jan 16-Apr 3, Tue, 6:00P-9:30P $277.20
MATH OF PERSONAL FINANCE
MTH 146
This course is designed primarily for first year business students and is an introductory course in business mathematics. Topics include a review of basic arithmetic and algebra, ratio, proportion and percent; linear equations and business applications; discount, markup, and markdown; simple interest, compound interest, and annuities. Although the focus is on mathematical calculation, significant attention is given to mastery of the specialized terminology associated with business studies. 4 units of credit. Text extra.
FALL
Windsor 050 5567 Sept 20-Dec 6, Wed, 6:00P-10:30P $356.40
Chatham 550 5566 Sept 18-Dec 11, Mon, 5:30P-10:00P $356.40
WINTER
Windsor 050 1296 Jan 17-Apr 4, Wed, 6:00P-10:30P $356.40
STATISTICAL CONCEPTS
MTH 237
This course introduces the student to the collection of data, graphs, frequency, distribution, summation notation, measures of central tendency and dispersion, probability, normal distribution, sampling distribution, estimation, regression and correlation analysis using scientific calculators and other modes of Technology. 3 units of credit. Text extra
FALL
Windsor 050 5568 Sept 21-Dec 7, Thu, 6:30P-10:00P $277.20
WINTER
Windsor 050 1298 Jan 18-Apr 5, Thu, 6:30P-10:00P $277.20
Chatham 550 1297 Jan 18-Apr 5, Thu, 6:00P-9:30P $277.20

General Business Course Listing (Sample)

ACC 110 Accounting Concepts I
ACC 210 Accounting Concepts II
ACC 326 Accounting Software Applications (Simply Accounting)
ACC 335 Canadian Income Tax I
ACC 422C Managerial Accounting
ACC 435C Canadian Income Tax II
BUS 108 Introduction to Canadian Business
BUS 300 Business Law
COM 200 Communications
ECN 110 Macro Economics
ECN 210 Micro Economics
MGN 105 Introduction to Human Resources

MGN 310 Organizational Behaviour
MGN 320 Management Principles
MGN 340 Human Resource Management
MIC 111 Computer Applications I
MIC 211 Computer Applications II
MRK 202 Introduction to Canadian Marketing
MRK 317 Multimedia Sales Presentations
MTH 146 Math of Personal Finance
MTH 237 Statistical Concepts
MTH 710 Quantitative Methods for Decision Making
OAG 170 Professional Computer Applications I
OAG 270 Professional Computer Applications II

For "G" electives, refer to the General Education, Humanities and Social Sciences pages

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