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Courses And Costs

To graduate with a Business Administration Diploma you must successfully complete 135 credits which will include a number of required credits and elective credits.  To graduate with a General Business Certificate you must successfully complete the required first year credits as well as Legal Principles and Database 1. 

Costs listed below are for domestic students. International students should refer to our 'Estimated Fees for International Students' sheet on the International Students Costs webpage.

Year 1

This applies to all Business Administration specializations. Note: Students who plan to pursue the Aboriginal Financial Managementspecialization do not need the PSSY-0004 Organizational Behaviour course and should meet with the Chairperson or a Student Advisor prior to registering.

Year 2 - Aboriginal Financial Management

Please note that for Aboriginal Fiscal Issues, Aboriginal History, Aboriginal Workplace Values and Strategies and Accountability, students taking distance education courses register directly with, and pay, afoa.ca. Costs for the 4 courses through AFOA were $645 each as of July 2017.

Year 2 - Accounting

Please note that for Aboriginal Workplace Values, students taking distance education courses register directly with, and pay, afoa.ca. Costs for the course through AFOA was $645 as of July 2017. Choose 12 credits from those marked as elective courses.

Year 2 - Financial Services

There are no elective credits for this specialization. Fees for Canadian investment Funds and and Financial Planning (FPII) include ACC fees plus fees payable to the the ISFE Institute and the Canadian Securities Institute.

Year 2 - General

Please note that for Aboriginal Workplace Values, students taking distance education courses register directly with, and pay, afoa.ca. Costs for the course through AFOA was $645 as of July 2017. Choose 54 credits from those marked as elective credits.

Year 2 - Human Resources

Please note that for Aboriginal Workplace Values, students taking distance education courses register directly with, and pay, afoa.ca. Costs for the course through AFOA was $645 as of July 2017. Choose 18 credits from those marked as elective credits.

Year 2 - Management

Please note that for Aboriginal Workplace Values, students taking distance education courses register directly with, and pay, afoa.ca. Costs for the course through AFOA was $645 as of July 2017. Choose 24 credits from those marked as elective credits.

Year 2 - Marketing

Please note that for Aboriginal Workplace Values, students taking distance education courses register directly with, and pay, afoa.ca. Costs for the course through AFOA was $645 as of July 2017. Choose 15 credits from those marked as elective credits.

  • Year 1

    • Course ID Title Credits/CEUs Study

    • Legend: D - Distance Education, P - PLAR, E - Elective

      MATH-0040 Business Mathematics 3 credit(s) D P
      This course reviews the basics of arithmetic, graphing and algebra to develop skills for solving practical problems encountered in business. It provides a base for economics and marketing. Course topics include whole numbers, fractions, decimals, problem solving, percents, discounts, markups and markdowns.

      BUSN-0121 Canadian Business 3 credit(s) D
      This course provides an introduction to the functional areas of business with an emphasis on the Canadian environment. Current concepts and practices are reviewed. It shows how the functional areas are co-ordinated and integrated to ensure the goals and strategies of a business are realized.

      COMM-0006 Communications 6 credit(s) D P
      This course develops students' basic communication skills and provides them with strategies needed to communicate effectively: orally and through written media. Course topics include the process of communication, communicating across cultures, characteristics of effective messages, and composing effective written messages.

      COMP-0006 Computer Systems 3 credit(s) D P
      In this course, students gain skills in using technology to complete a variety of tasks. Students use technology to communicate, research, organize and manage their work while considering various issues associated with the use of technology for such tasks.

      ECON-0006 Economics 1 6 credit(s) D P
      This introductory course in economics acquaints students with some of the basic principles of economics, including economic activity, the theory of prices and output under various degrees of competition, and application of these theories. Income distribution and resource allocation are also included.

      ACCT-0003 Financial Accounting 1 6 credit(s) D P
      This introductory course in the fundamental principles of accounting provides a basic understanding and application of principles relating to the accounting cycle and current assets.

      ACCT-0004 Financial Accounting 2 6 credit(s) D P
      Prerequisite: ACCT-0003 Financial Accounting 1 This introductory course in the fundamental principles of accounting provides a basic understanding and application of principles relating to current and long-term liabilities, partnerships and corporations.

      MATH-0001 Financial Mathematics 3 credit(s) D P
      This course addresses the fundamental concepts used in financial analyses, including the topics of simple interest, compound interest, simple annuities and compound annuities. The course teaches concepts with the use of pre-programmed financial calculators.

      HRMG-0036 Human Resource Management 6 credit(s) D
      This participative course provides an overview of the field of human resource management from the perspective of both the employer and the employee. Students will learn the skills and strategies needed to compete effectively in the job market as well as gain an understanding of the roles and responsibilities of the human resource function within an organization.

      MKTG-0044 Marketing Principles 6 credit(s) P
      This course provides students with an understanding of the basic marketing skills that are required by employers for success in today's competitive marketplace. Students gain a basic understanding of the role of marketing in society and business, types of markets, the marketing environment, the elements of the marketing mix and the development of marketing strategies and plans.

      PSSY-0004 Organizational Behaviour 6 credit(s) D P
      This course develops students' knowledge of behaviour science theory and concepts useful in organizations. Topics include: perception, values and attitudes, foundations of group behaviour, teamwork, leadership, organizational culture and organizational change.

      COMM-0110 Presentation Skills & Graphics 3 credit(s)
      This course provides students with the skills needed to produce and present professional presentations.

      COMP-0007 Spreadsheets 1 3 credit(s) D P
      This course is an introduction to electronic spreadsheet software. Students obtain practical knowledge of the basic functions and operations of spreadsheet software. Activities include creating, editing, formatting and printing spreadsheets using formulas, simple functions and graphing.

      COMP-0058 Word Processing 3 credit(s) D P
      In this course students learn to create, save, edit and print business documents including memoranda, letters, envelopes, labels, tables, forms and long reports in proper format. It covers word processing features including page set-up, formatting and document checking.

    Tuition and other related fees: $3460
    Textbooks, tools, supplies and extracurricular costs: $1550

  • Y2 - Aboriginal Financial Management

    • Course ID Title Credits/CEUs Study

    • Legend: D - Distance Education, P - PLAR, E - Elective

      ABOR-0014 Aboriginal Fiscal Issues 3 credit(s) D
      This course examines some of the human resource and financial issues a financial officer may face when working in an Aboriginal context. It offers participants the opportunity to acquire the essential skills and knowledge needed to fulfill one of the roles of a financial officer and that of a human resource manager.

      ABOR-0015 Aboriginal History 3 credit(s) D
      In order to make sense of current issues and developments in aboriginal communities, learners need an understanding of the history of these communities and their relationships with the state. This course gives the learner the opportunity to expand their knowledge of the history of relations between aboriginal and non-aboriginal societies, their institutions and the unique context of these histories and current realities and initiatives, considering aboriginal culture. While it is impossible to consider the diverse aboriginal cultures and histories within Canada, this course provides an overview of the commonalities with regard to shared histories and common core aspects of aboriginal cultures.

      ABOR-0012 Aboriginal Workplace Values 3 credit(s) D
      The CAFM course Values & Ethics in the Aboriginal Workplace was written primarily for participants who are managers and staff working in finance and administration in First Nations and Aboriginal organizations. It is intended to take the students through the theory and philosophy of ethics and values (without being too academic), through an analysis of what makes an ethical organization, through a comparative analysis of Codes and Ethics from various organizations, and finally how to think about developing a Code of Ethics that reflects the ideals and purpose of a particular organization.

      COMP-0556 Accounting Software 6 credit(s)
      Prerequisite: ACCT-0003 Financial Accounting 1 Using their knowledge of manual accounting and the accounting cycle, students will perform various functions in multiple accounting software packages. They will create accounts in the general and subsidiary ledgers and enter purchase and sales transactions for both services and merchandise. Basic payroll transactions and account reconciliations will be covered. Students will also be able to generate financial reports.

      LAWG-0002 Commercial Transactions Law 3 credit(s) D
      Knowledge of legal rules affecting your commercial activity will help you to avoid unnecessary legal, and consequently, financial liabilities while taking advantage of legal opportunities. This course covers the legal rules regarding some common commercial transactions. Topics include agency, business entities (partnerships and corporations), sale of goods, mortgages, loan securities and bankruptcy.

      ECON-0007 Economics 2 6 credit(s) D P
      Prerequisite: ECON-0006 Economics 1 This course examines national income and product, money and banking, public finance, international trade and exchange rates, and growth.

      BUSN-0018 Finance 1 3 credit(s) D
      Prerequisites: ACCT-0004 Financial Accounting 2, MATH-0001 Financial Mathematics This course introduces students to the topics of financial analysis and planning and working capital management, including short-term financing.

      BUSN-0017 Finance 2 3 credit(s) D
      Prerequisites: ACCT-0004 Financial Accounting 2, MATH-0001 Financial Mathematics This course will introduce the students to the capital budgeting process. Topics include the time value of money, valuation and rates of return, the cost of capital, the capital budgeting decision, and risk and capital budgeting.

      BUSN-0016 Finance 3 3 credit(s) D
      Prerequisites: ACCT-0004 Financial Accounting 2, MATH-0001 Financial Mathematics This course introduces students to the topics of the stock, bond, and money markets in Canada, the role of underwriters, financing by debt, equity, and leasing, dividend policy, derivative securities, mergers, and international financial management.

      ACCT-0005 Financial Accounting 3 6 credit(s) D
      Prerequisites: ACCT-0004 Financial Accounting 2, MATH-0001 Financial Mathematics This intermediate course in accounting provides coverage of financial accounting topics such as the accounting cycle, financial statement presentations, asset and revenue recognition, inventory concepts, as well as inventory and capital asset principles.

      ACCT-0007 Financial Accounting 4 6 credit(s) D
      Prerequisite: ACCT-0005 Financial Accounting 3 This intermediate course in accounting provides comprehensive coverage of financial accounting topics on the liabilities and equity side of the financial statements, such as: current and contingent liabilities, long term debt, leasing, corporate shares, complex financial instruments, retained earnings, earning per share and income taxes.

      LAWG-0001 Legal Principles 3 credit(s) D
      Knowledge of laws affecting your commercial activity can help you avoid unnecessary legal, and, consequently, financial liabilities. The fundamental principles underlying relevant Canadian law are covered in this course. Topics include the legal system, torts (intentional and unintentional), contract creation, contract validity, contract breach, contract remedies and other relevant topics.

      ACCT-0006 Management Accounting 1 6 credit(s) D
      Prerequisite: ACCT-0004 Financial Accounting 2 This course introduces students to the areas of cost concepts and behaviours, job-order and process costing, activity-based costing and variable costing.

      ACCT-0008 Management Accounting 2 6 credit(s) D
      Prerequisite: ACCT-0006 Management Accounting 1 This course introduces students to the areas of planning and control, budgeting, standard costs and overhead analysis, relevant costs, management control and evaluation, and financial statement analysis.

      COMM-0232 Research and Report Writing 3 credit(s) D
      Prerequisite: COMM-0006 Communications In this course, students develop the skills to research and collect data from various information sources and to write business reports and proposals that communicate clearly and effectively.

      MATH-0002 Statistics 1 6 credit(s) D
      This course acquaints students with the concepts of statistical methods and theory as applied to economic and business data. It examines frequency distribution, probability, probability distribution, sampling, estimation and hypothesis testing.

      MATH-0003 Statistics 2 6 credit(s) D
      Prerequisite: MATH-0002 Statistics 1 This course is a continuation of the concepts introduced in Statistics 1 and includes advanced topics such as hypothesis testing, regression, correlation, time series, statistical decision theory and linear programming.

      ABOR-0013 Strategies and Accountability 3 credit(s) D
      This course focuses on the individual's role as a financial manager and the ability to make sound and informed decisions as leaders of an Aboriginal organization seeks to attain high performance.

    Tuition and other related fees: $4110
    Textbooks, tools, supplies and extracurricular costs: $1570

  • Y2 - Accounting

    • Course ID Title Credits/CEUs Study

    • Legend: D - Distance Education, P - PLAR, E - Elective

      ABOR-0012 Aboriginal Workplace Values 3 credit(s) D E
      The CAFM course Values & Ethics in the Aboriginal Workplace was written primarily for participants who are managers and staff working in finance and administration in First Nations and Aboriginal organizations. It is intended to take the students through the theory and philosophy of ethics and values (without being too academic), through an analysis of what makes an ethical organization, through a comparative analysis of Codes and Ethics from various organizations, and finally how to think about developing a Code of Ethics that reflects the ideals and purpose of a particular organization.

      COMP-0556 Accounting Software 6 credit(s) E
      Prerequisite: ACCT-0003 Financial Accounting 1 Using their knowledge of manual accounting and the accounting cycle, students will perform various functions in multiple accounting software packages. They will create accounts in the general and subsidiary ledgers and enter purchase and sales transactions for both services and merchandise. Basic payroll transactions and account reconciliations will be covered. Students will also be able to generate financial reports.

      BUSN-0162 AgriFinance 6 credit(s) E
      Students will gain an overview of the Canadian Agriculture and Agri-Food system. In addition, students will learn to apply credit management skills to evaluate financial risk facing agribusinesses. Students will also learn how producers use various risk management tools to manage exposure to market, legal, and other risks. Canada's leading agricultural accounting software will be illustrated.

      BUSN-0119 Business Project 12 credit(s) D
      Prerequisites: ACCT-0004 Financial Accounting 2, MKTG-0044 Marketing Principles, PSSY-0004 Organizational Behaviour, HRMG-0007 Managing the HR Function or HRMG-0036 Human Resource Management This is a capstone course that requires students to integrate material from a variety of subject areas: accounting, marketing, operations, human resources, etc., by developing a business plan. It also expands and enhances students' employability skills.

      LAWG-0002 Commercial Transactions Law 3 credit(s) D
      Knowledge of legal rules affecting your commercial activity will help you to avoid unnecessary legal, and consequently, financial liabilities while taking advantage of legal opportunities. This course covers the legal rules regarding some common commercial transactions. Topics include agency, business entities (partnerships and corporations), sale of goods, mortgages, loan securities and bankruptcy.

      COOP-0004 Co-op Work Placement - BUAD 12 credit(s) E
      Prerequisites: ACCT-0004 Financial Accounting 2, COMM-0006 Communications, ECON-0006 Economics 1, HRMG-0036 Human Resource Management, MKTG-0044 Marketing Principles, PSSY-0004 Organizational Behavior, Cumulative weighted grade point average (CWGPA) of 2.0 or greater. This course requires a minimum of 480 hours of full-time, paid, program relevant work experience. The work placement, which is normally of 16-week duration, is subject to prior approval of and monitoring by a designated faculty member. Credit is given subject to the student submitting evidence that the work has been successfully completed. In addition, the student is required to submit a written report on the work experience for approval by the designated faculty member. Work experience acquired prior to registration in the program is not eligible for this credit.

      COMP-0009 Database 1 3 credit(s) D P E
      This course introduces the fundamental concepts of database management. Students learn how to operate database application software, how to design and create databases, how to add and modify data and extract information using queries and reports.

      COMP-0010 Database 2 3 credit(s) D E
      Prerequisite: COMP-0009 Database 1 This course expands on the database management procedures previously introduced and provides the skills to develop simple database applications. It is recommended that Database 1 and 2 be taken consecutively and that a minimum grade of C be attained in Database 1 before taking Database 2.

      ECON-0007 Economics 2 6 credit(s) D P
      Prerequisite: ECON-0006 Economics 1 This course examines national income and product, money and banking, public finance, international trade and exchange rates, and growth.

      BUSN-0018 Finance 1 3 credit(s) D
      Prerequisites: ACCT-0004 Financial Accounting 2, MATH-0001 Financial Mathematics This course introduces students to the topics of financial analysis and planning and working capital management, including short-term financing.

      BUSN-0017 Finance 2 3 credit(s) D
      Prerequisites: ACCT-0004 Financial Accounting 2, MATH-0001 Financial Mathematics This course will introduce the students to the capital budgeting process. Topics include the time value of money, valuation and rates of return, the cost of capital, the capital budgeting decision, and risk and capital budgeting.

      BUSN-0016 Finance 3 3 credit(s) D
      Prerequisites: ACCT-0004 Financial Accounting 2, MATH-0001 Financial Mathematics This course introduces students to the topics of the stock, bond, and money markets in Canada, the role of underwriters, financing by debt, equity, and leasing, dividend policy, derivative securities, mergers, and international financial management.

      ACCT-0005 Financial Accounting 3 6 credit(s) D
      Prerequisites: ACCT-0004 Financial Accounting 2, MATH-0001 Financial Mathematics This intermediate course in accounting provides coverage of financial accounting topics such as the accounting cycle, financial statement presentations, asset and revenue recognition, inventory concepts, as well as inventory and capital asset principles.

      ACCT-0007 Financial Accounting 4 6 credit(s) D
      Prerequisite: ACCT-0005 Financial Accounting 3 This intermediate course in accounting provides comprehensive coverage of financial accounting topics on the liabilities and equity side of the financial statements, such as: current and contingent liabilities, long term debt, leasing, corporate shares, complex financial instruments, retained earnings, earning per share and income taxes.

      LAWG-0001 Legal Principles 3 credit(s) D
      Knowledge of laws affecting your commercial activity can help you avoid unnecessary legal, and, consequently, financial liabilities. The fundamental principles underlying relevant Canadian law are covered in this course. Topics include the legal system, torts (intentional and unintentional), contract creation, contract validity, contract breach, contract remedies and other relevant topics.

      ACCT-0006 Management Accounting 1 6 credit(s) D
      Prerequisite: ACCT-0004 Financial Accounting 2 This course introduces students to the areas of cost concepts and behaviours, job-order and process costing, activity-based costing and variable costing.

      ACCT-0008 Management Accounting 2 6 credit(s) D
      Prerequisite: ACCT-0006 Management Accounting 1 This course introduces students to the areas of planning and control, budgeting, standard costs and overhead analysis, relevant costs, management control and evaluation, and financial statement analysis.

      COMP-0590 Managing Info Tech 6 credit(s) E
      Students will develop an understanding of computer-based information systems to assist in making informed decisions about the applications of information technology (IT). Topics include: management and IT decision-making; technical topics including database management systems, data warehousing and systems development life cycle; security, control frameworks and auditing; and key emerging trends in IT.

      HRMG-0021 Payroll Administration 3 credit(s) D E
      This course addresses employment classifications, legislation related to payroll, maintenance of payroll records, payroll deductions, tax implications of benefits, allowances and expenses, government remittances, and termination records. The course focuses on solving analytical problems and completing exercises, review questions, marked assignments and payroll registers to build the necessary skills required in processing a payroll.

      COMM-0232 Research and Report Writing 3 credit(s) D
      Prerequisite: COMM-0006 Communications In this course, students develop the skills to research and collect data from various information sources and to write business reports and proposals that communicate clearly and effectively.

      MATH-0002 Statistics 1 6 credit(s) D E
      This course acquaints students with the concepts of statistical methods and theory as applied to economic and business data. It examines frequency distribution, probability, probability distribution, sampling, estimation and hypothesis testing.

      MATH-0003 Statistics 2 6 credit(s) D E
      Prerequisite: MATH-0002 Statistics 1 This course is a continuation of the concepts introduced in Statistics 1 and includes advanced topics such as hypothesis testing, regression, correlation, time series, statistical decision theory and linear programming.

      BUSN-0109 Tax Preparation - Personal 3 credit(s) D E
      Prerequisite: ACCT-0004 Financial Accounting 2 This course introduces the history, objectives, and legislative processes surrounding income tax, the Income Tax Act (ITA), employment income and shareholder benefits, and business income.

      BUSN-0108 Tax Theory - Corporate 3 credit(s) D E
      Prerequisite: BUSN-0110 Tax Theory - Personal This course addresses corporate taxable income and tax payable, tax planning, and international taxation.

      BUSN-0110 Tax Theory - Personal 6 credit(s) D E
      Prerequisite: BUSN-0109 Tax Preparation - Personal This course addresses business income, capital cost allowances and eligible capital property, income from property and income from other sources, capital gains and losses, and taxable income and tax payable for individuals. In addition, income tax returns and associated schedules are introduced.

    Tuition and other related fees: $4110
    Textbooks, tools, supplies and extracurricular costs: $1570

  • Y2 - Financial Services

    • Course ID Title Credits/CEUs Study

    • Legend: D - Distance Education, P - PLAR, E - Elective

      BUSN-0084 Banking Systems Practices 3 credit(s) E
      This introductory course focuses on the function and structure of the Canadian financial services industry. Students will explore various aspects of the industry including: managing personal finances, consumer credit, personal financial planning, insurance and investments. These topics will serve as a foundation for students wishing to pursue a specialization in financial services.

      BUSN-0160 Canadian Investment Funds 6 credit(s)
      Prerequisite: BUSN-0006 Economics 1 The Canadian Investment Funds Course (CIFC) is an industry recognized mutual fund licensing course offered through the IFSE Institute. Upon successful completion of this course, students will possess the necessary credential in order to function as a Mutual Fund Representative. The topics covered in this course include regulatory environment, registrant responsibilities, suitability, economic factors and financial markets, types of mutual funds, portfolio management, taxation, retirement, and making recommendations.

      LAWG-0002 Commercial Transactions Law 3 credit(s) D
      Knowledge of legal rules affecting your commercial activity will help you to avoid unnecessary legal, and consequently, financial liabilities while taking advantage of legal opportunities. This course covers the legal rules regarding some common commercial transactions. Topics include agency, business entities (partnerships and corporations), sale of goods, mortgages, loan securities and bankruptcy.

      ECON-0007 Economics 2 6 credit(s) D P
      Prerequisite: ECON-0006 Economics 1 This course examines national income and product, money and banking, public finance, international trade and exchange rates, and growth.

      BUSN-0018 Finance 1 3 credit(s) D
      Prerequisites: ACCT-0004 Financial Accounting 2, MATH-0001 Financial Mathematics This course introduces students to the topics of financial analysis and planning and working capital management, including short-term financing.

      BUSN-0017 Finance 2 3 credit(s) D
      Prerequisites: ACCT-0004 Financial Accounting 2, MATH-0001 Financial Mathematics This course will introduce the students to the capital budgeting process. Topics include the time value of money, valuation and rates of return, the cost of capital, the capital budgeting decision, and risk and capital budgeting.

      BUSN-0016 Finance 3 3 credit(s) D
      Prerequisites: ACCT-0004 Financial Accounting 2, MATH-0001 Financial Mathematics This course introduces students to the topics of the stock, bond, and money markets in Canada, the role of underwriters, financing by debt, equity, and leasing, dividend policy, derivative securities, mergers, and international financial management.

      BUSN-0135 Financial Planning (FPII) 12 credit(s) D
      Prerequisite: BUSN-0160 Canadian Investments Funds This course is offered through the Canadian Securities Institute and serves to develop advanced knowledge of key financial strategies. The course outlines the process of applying key financial planning concepts in order to develop and recommend an appropriate plan for clients. Students must register directly, and pay, csi.ca in order to get CSI credit.

      COMP-0306 Financial Software 3 credit(s)
      Students use current financial planning software to support the financial plans created for clients. Students will use the software to outline and deliver financial plans which cover such topics as inflation, historical returns, comprehensive and periodic retirement goals, major purchase goals, education goals, insurance goals, capital growth, RRSP's, payouts from RRIF's and LRIF's and loan and mortgage calculations.

      BUSN-0091 Investment Simulation 3 credit(s)
      This course uses a real time investment simulator (Investopedia.com) model to teach the principles of investing in the financial markets. The course uses a case study to provide the student experience in portfolio management through the creation of a diversified portfolio. The main objective in selecting and managing the portfolio is to maximize wealth while minimizing volatility. Students use a wide range of investment strategies and invest in a variety of investment instruments including ETFs, stocks, mutual funds, bonds, preferred shares and derivatives. The course culminates with the student presenting the portfolio to the instructor in an interactive fashion.

      LAWG-0001 Legal Principles 3 credit(s) D
      Knowledge of laws affecting your commercial activity can help you avoid unnecessary legal, and, consequently, financial liabilities. The fundamental principles underlying relevant Canadian law are covered in this course. Topics include the legal system, torts (intentional and unintentional), contract creation, contract validity, contract breach, contract remedies and other relevant topics.

      MKTG-0033 Personal Selling 6 credit(s)
      Prerequisite: MKTG-0044 Marketing Principles This course involves students in creating and role-playing consultative sales presentations. Topics include the steps in a sales presentation as well as sales force management. Various role-play situations enable students to apply the selling principles and techniques.

      BUSN-0109 Tax Preparation - Personal 3 credit(s) D
      Prerequisite: ACCT-0004 Financial Accounting 2 This course introduces the history, objectives, and legislative processes surrounding income tax, the Income Tax Act (ITA), employment income and shareholder benefits, and business income.

      BUSN-0108 Tax Theory - Corporate 3 credit(s) D E
      Prerequisite: BUSN-0110 Tax Theory - Personal This course addresses corporate taxable income and tax payable, tax planning, and international taxation.

      BUSN-0110 Tax Theory - Personal 6 credit(s) D
      Prerequisite: BUSN-0109 Tax Preparation - Personal This course addresses business income, capital cost allowances and eligible capital property, income from property and income from other sources, capital gains and losses, and taxable income and tax payable for individuals. In addition, income tax returns and associated schedules are introduced.

    Tuition and other related fees: $4110
    Textbooks, tools, supplies and extracurricular costs: $1570

  • Y2 - General

    • Course ID Title Credits/CEUs Study

    • Legend: D - Distance Education, P - PLAR, E - Elective

      ABOR-0012 Aboriginal Workplace Values 3 credit(s) D E
      The CAFM course Values & Ethics in the Aboriginal Workplace was written primarily for participants who are managers and staff working in finance and administration in First Nations and Aboriginal organizations. It is intended to take the students through the theory and philosophy of ethics and values (without being too academic), through an analysis of what makes an ethical organization, through a comparative analysis of Codes and Ethics from various organizations, and finally how to think about developing a Code of Ethics that reflects the ideals and purpose of a particular organization.

      COMP-0556 Accounting Software 6 credit(s) E
      Prerequisite: ACCT-0003 Financial Accounting 1 Using their knowledge of manual accounting and the accounting cycle, students will perform various functions in multiple accounting software packages. They will create accounts in the general and subsidiary ledgers and enter purchase and sales transactions for both services and merchandise. Basic payroll transactions and account reconciliations will be covered. Students will also be able to generate financial reports.

      BUSN-0162 AgriFinance 6 credit(s) E
      Students will gain an overview of the Canadian Agriculture and Agri-Food system. In addition, students will learn to apply credit management skills to evaluate financial risk facing agribusinesses. Students will also learn how producers use various risk management tools to manage exposure to market, legal, and other risks. Canada's leading agricultural accounting software will be illustrated.

      BUSN-0119 Business Project 12 credit(s) D
      Prerequisites: ACCT-0004 Financial Accounting 2, MKTG-0044 Marketing Principles, PSSY-0004 Organizational Behaviour, HRMG-0007 Managing the HR Function or HRMG-0036 Human Resource Management This is a capstone course that requires students to integrate material from a variety of subject areas: accounting, marketing, operations, human resources, etc., by developing a business plan. It also expands and enhances students' employability skills.

      LAWG-0002 Commercial Transactions Law 3 credit(s) D
      Knowledge of legal rules affecting your commercial activity will help you to avoid unnecessary legal, and consequently, financial liabilities while taking advantage of legal opportunities. This course covers the legal rules regarding some common commercial transactions. Topics include agency, business entities (partnerships and corporations), sale of goods, mortgages, loan securities and bankruptcy.

      COOP-0004 Co-op Work Placement - BUAD 12 credit(s) E
      Prerequisites: ACCT-0004 Financial Accounting 2, COMM-0006 Communications, ECON-0006 Economics 1, HRMG-0036 Human Resource Management, MKTG-0044 Marketing Principles, PSSY-0004 Organizational Behavior, Cumulative weighted grade point average (CWGPA) of 2.0 or greater. This course requires a minimum of 480 hours of full-time, paid, program relevant work experience. The work placement, which is normally of 16-week duration, is subject to prior approval of and monitoring by a designated faculty member. Credit is given subject to the student submitting evidence that the work has been successfully completed. In addition, the student is required to submit a written report on the work experience for approval by the designated faculty member. Work experience acquired prior to registration in the program is not eligible for this credit.

      COMP-0009 Database 1 3 credit(s) D P E
      This course introduces the fundamental concepts of database management. Students learn how to operate database application software, how to design and create databases, how to add and modify data and extract information using queries and reports.

      COMP-0010 Database 2 3 credit(s) D E
      Prerequisite: COMP-0009 Database 1 This course expands on the database management procedures previously introduced and provides the skills to develop simple database applications. It is recommended that Database 1 and 2 be taken consecutively and that a minimum grade of C be attained in Database 1 before taking Database 2.

      ECON-0007 Economics 2 6 credit(s) D P
      Prerequisite: ECON-0006 Economics 1 This course examines national income and product, money and banking, public finance, international trade and exchange rates, and growth.

      BUSN-0018 Finance 1 3 credit(s) D
      Prerequisites: ACCT-0004 Financial Accounting 2, MATH-0001 Financial Mathematics This course introduces students to the topics of financial analysis and planning and working capital management, including short-term financing.

      BUSN-0017 Finance 2 3 credit(s) D
      Prerequisites: ACCT-0004 Financial Accounting 2, MATH-0001 Financial Mathematics This course will introduce the students to the capital budgeting process. Topics include the time value of money, valuation and rates of return, the cost of capital, the capital budgeting decision, and risk and capital budgeting.

      BUSN-0016 Finance 3 3 credit(s) D
      Prerequisites: ACCT-0004 Financial Accounting 2, MATH-0001 Financial Mathematics This course introduces students to the topics of the stock, bond, and money markets in Canada, the role of underwriters, financing by debt, equity, and leasing, dividend policy, derivative securities, mergers, and international financial management.

      ACCT-0005 Financial Accounting 3 6 credit(s) D
      Prerequisites: ACCT-0004 Financial Accounting 2, MATH-0001 Financial Mathematics This intermediate course in accounting provides coverage of financial accounting topics such as the accounting cycle, financial statement presentations, asset and revenue recognition, inventory concepts, as well as inventory and capital asset principles.

      ACCT-0007 Financial Accounting 4 6 credit(s) D
      Prerequisite: ACCT-0005 Financial Accounting 3 This intermediate course in accounting provides comprehensive coverage of financial accounting topics on the liabilities and equity side of the financial statements, such as: current and contingent liabilities, long term debt, leasing, corporate shares, complex financial instruments, retained earnings, earning per share and income taxes.

      LAWG-0001 Legal Principles 3 credit(s) D
      Knowledge of laws affecting your commercial activity can help you avoid unnecessary legal, and, consequently, financial liabilities. The fundamental principles underlying relevant Canadian law are covered in this course. Topics include the legal system, torts (intentional and unintentional), contract creation, contract validity, contract breach, contract remedies and other relevant topics.

      ACCT-0006 Management Accounting 1 6 credit(s) D
      Prerequisite: ACCT-0004 Financial Accounting 2 This course introduces students to the areas of cost concepts and behaviours, job-order and process costing, activity-based costing and variable costing.

      ACCT-0008 Management Accounting 2 6 credit(s) D
      Prerequisite: ACCT-0006 Management Accounting 1 This course introduces students to the areas of planning and control, budgeting, standard costs and overhead analysis, relevant costs, management control and evaluation, and financial statement analysis.

      COMP-0590 Managing Info Tech 6 credit(s) E
      Students will develop an understanding of computer-based information systems to assist in making informed decisions about the applications of information technology (IT). Topics include: management and IT decision-making; technical topics including database management systems, data warehousing and systems development life cycle; security, control frameworks and auditing; and key emerging trends in IT.

      HRMG-0021 Payroll Administration 3 credit(s) D E
      This course addresses employment classifications, legislation related to payroll, maintenance of payroll records, payroll deductions, tax implications of benefits, allowances and expenses, government remittances, and termination records. The course focuses on solving analytical problems and completing exercises, review questions, marked assignments and payroll registers to build the necessary skills required in processing a payroll.

      COMM-0232 Research and Report Writing 3 credit(s) D
      Prerequisite: COMM-0006 Communications In this course, students develop the skills to research and collect data from various information sources and to write business reports and proposals that communicate clearly and effectively.

      MATH-0002 Statistics 1 6 credit(s) D E
      This course acquaints students with the concepts of statistical methods and theory as applied to economic and business data. It examines frequency distribution, probability, probability distribution, sampling, estimation and hypothesis testing.

      MATH-0003 Statistics 2 6 credit(s) D E
      Prerequisite: MATH-0002 Statistics 1 This course is a continuation of the concepts introduced in Statistics 1 and includes advanced topics such as hypothesis testing, regression, correlation, time series, statistical decision theory and linear programming.

      BUSN-0109 Tax Preparation - Personal 3 credit(s) D E
      Prerequisite: ACCT-0004 Financial Accounting 2 This course introduces the history, objectives, and legislative processes surrounding income tax, the Income Tax Act (ITA), employment income and shareholder benefits, and business income.

      BUSN-0108 Tax Theory - Corporate 3 credit(s) D E
      Prerequisite: BUSN-0110 Tax Theory - Personal This course addresses corporate taxable income and tax payable, tax planning, and international taxation.

      BUSN-0110 Tax Theory - Personal 6 credit(s) D E
      Prerequisite: BUSN-0109 Tax Preparation - Personal This course addresses business income, capital cost allowances and eligible capital property, income from property and income from other sources, capital gains and losses, and taxable income and tax payable for individuals. In addition, income tax returns and associated schedules are introduced.

    Tuition and other related fees: $4110
    Textbooks, tools, supplies and extracurricular costs: $1570

  • Y2 - Human Resources

    • Course ID Title Credits/CEUs Study

    • Legend: D - Distance Education, P - PLAR, E - Elective

      ABOR-0012 Aboriginal Workplace Values 3 credit(s) D E
      The CAFM course Values & Ethics in the Aboriginal Workplace was written primarily for participants who are managers and staff working in finance and administration in First Nations and Aboriginal organizations. It is intended to take the students through the theory and philosophy of ethics and values (without being too academic), through an analysis of what makes an ethical organization, through a comparative analysis of Codes and Ethics from various organizations, and finally how to think about developing a Code of Ethics that reflects the ideals and purpose of a particular organization.

      BUSN-0162 AgriFinance 6 credit(s) E
      Students will gain an overview of the Canadian Agriculture and Agri-Food system. In addition, students will learn to apply credit management skills to evaluate financial risk facing agribusinesses. Students will also learn how producers use various risk management tools to manage exposure to market, legal, and other risks. Canada's leading agricultural accounting software will be illustrated.

      BUSN-0119 Business Project 12 credit(s) D
      Prerequisites: ACCT-0004 Financial Accounting 2, MKTG-0044 Marketing Principles, PSSY-0004 Organizational Behaviour, HRMG-0007 Managing the HR Function or HRMG-0036 Human Resource Management This is a capstone course that requires students to integrate material from a variety of subject areas: accounting, marketing, operations, human resources, etc., by developing a business plan. It also expands and enhances students' employability skills.

      LAWG-0002 Commercial Transactions Law 3 credit(s) D E
      Knowledge of legal rules affecting your commercial activity will help you to avoid unnecessary legal, and consequently, financial liabilities while taking advantage of legal opportunities. This course covers the legal rules regarding some common commercial transactions. Topics include agency, business entities (partnerships and corporations), sale of goods, mortgages, loan securities and bankruptcy.

      HRMG-0005 Compensation 3 credit(s)
      Prerequisite: HRMG-0007 Managing the HR Function or HRMG-0036 Human Resource Management This course familiarizes students with the elements of a compensation program including its theoretical foundations. Activities are introduced to build skills in developing an organization's compensation philosophy and goals, reviewing incentive programs, choosing an appropriate job evaluation system, conducting salary surveys and developing an organization's salary structure. This course examines the basic concepts and principles of effective wage and salary administration systems.

      COOP-0004 Co-op Work Placement - BUAD 12 credit(s) E
      Prerequisites: ACCT-0004 Financial Accounting 2, COMM-0006 Communications, ECON-0006 Economics 1, HRMG-0036 Human Resource Management, MKTG-0044 Marketing Principles, PSSY-0004 Organizational Behavior, Cumulative weighted grade point average (CWGPA) of 2.0 or greater. This course requires a minimum of 480 hours of full-time, paid, program relevant work experience. The work placement, which is normally of 16-week duration, is subject to prior approval of and monitoring by a designated faculty member. Credit is given subject to the student submitting evidence that the work has been successfully completed. In addition, the student is required to submit a written report on the work experience for approval by the designated faculty member. Work experience acquired prior to registration in the program is not eligible for this credit.

      COMP-0009 Database 1 3 credit(s) D P
      This course introduces the fundamental concepts of database management. Students learn how to operate database application software, how to design and create databases, how to add and modify data and extract information using queries and reports.

      COMP-0010 Database 2 3 credit(s) D E
      Prerequisite: COMP-0009 Database 1 This course expands on the database management procedures previously introduced and provides the skills to develop simple database applications. It is recommended that Database 1 and 2 be taken consecutively and that a minimum grade of C be attained in Database 1 before taking Database 2.

      COMP-0014 Desktop Publishing 3 credit(s) D P E
      Prerequisite: COMP-0129 Word Processing 1 OR COMP-0058 Word Processing In this course students learn basic design and page layout techniques for effective desktop publishing using current desktop publishing software.

      ECON-0007 Economics 2 6 credit(s) D P E
      Prerequisite: ECON-0006 Economics 1 This course examines national income and product, money and banking, public finance, international trade and exchange rates, and growth.

      LAWG-0003 Government 3 credit(s) D E
      Canada has three levels of government - federal, provincial and municipal. This course examines the functions and responsibilities of each level of government and other elected bodies. Examples of topics covered include the structure of government, the electoral process, roles within government, decision-making processes, legislative instruments, budgeting policies and procedures, the relationship between government and business, and current issues facing governments.

      HRMG-0003 Human Resource Legislation 3 credit(s) D
      Employees and employers alike benefit from knowing the laws that affect their working relationship. This course covers the laws affecting employer/employee and union/management relationships. Topics include: hiring, firing, vacations, wages, compensation and time for holidays, hours of work, overtime, harassment and the Human Rights Code, Employment Standards Code, Labour Relations Act and other labour/management legislation.

      HRMG-0039 Labour Relations 6 credit(s)
      Prerequisite: HRMG-0036 Human Resource Management This course develops the knowledge and skills for human resources students to work in a unionized environment. Topics include the development of labour relations in Canada, the current environment for labour relations, the Manitoba Labour Relations Act, the Canada Labour Code, union organization and certification, and unfair labour practices. In addition, this course covers collective agreement negotiation and administration, distinguishing between conciliation, mediation, and arbitration in collective bargaining, interpreting and writing contract language, dealing with an impasse, and discussing the legislation as it applies to a strike, lockout, and work stoppage.

      LAWG-0001 Legal Principles 3 credit(s) D
      Knowledge of laws affecting your commercial activity can help you avoid unnecessary legal, and, consequently, financial liabilities. The fundamental principles underlying relevant Canadian law are covered in this course. Topics include the legal system, torts (intentional and unintentional), contract creation, contract validity, contract breach, contract remedies and other relevant topics.

      BUSN-0027 Management 6 credit(s) D E
      Prerequisite: PSSY-0004 Organizational Behaviour This course introduces students to the field of management. It examines the four managerial functions of planning, organizing, leading and controlling.

      BUSN-0019 Management Skill Development 6 credit(s) D E
      This course is a skills-based management course, designed to improve management competencies in the areas of self-assessment, supportive communication, conflict management, decision-making, stress management, influencing others, goal setting, and teamwork. Emphasis in the class is on the demonstration and practical application of the skill in team settings.

      COMP-0590 Managing Info Tech 6 credit(s) E
      Students will develop an understanding of computer-based information systems to assist in making informed decisions about the applications of information technology (IT). Topics include: management and IT decision-making; technical topics including database management systems, data warehousing and systems development life cycle; security, control frameworks and auditing; and key emerging trends in IT.

      HRMG-0021 Payroll Administration 3 credit(s) D
      This course addresses employment classifications, legislation related to payroll, maintenance of payroll records, payroll deductions, tax implications of benefits, allowances and expenses, government remittances, and termination records. The course focuses on solving analytical problems and completing exercises, review questions, marked assignments and payroll registers to build the necessary skills required in processing a payroll.

      COMM-0232 Research and Report Writing 3 credit(s) D
      Prerequisite: COMM-0006 Communications In this course, students develop the skills to research and collect data from various information sources and to write business reports and proposals that communicate clearly and effectively.

      MKTG-0061 Social Media Marketing 3 credit(s) E
      The goal of social media is to turn customers into a volunteer marketing army. Today's businesses live and die by marketing. Social media is the new affordable, effective, and engaging way to market. This course prepares marketing students to create a social media marketing plan. Topics covered in this course are: using social media, setting goals, social media rules, types of social media, the impact of social media and social media marketing, and social media marketing planning.

      COMP-0008 Spreadsheets 2 3 credit(s) D P
      Prerequisite: COMP-0007 Spreadsheets 1 This course reinforces students' knowledge of microcomputers and spreadsheet software. It examines practical, business-oriented applications for spreadsheet software. Topics include: visually displaying data, database management, advanced functions, and macros.

      HRMG-0040 Staffing 6 credit(s)
      Prerequisite: PEDV-0145 Job Skills Development, HRMG-0007 Managing the HR Function or HRMG-0036 Human Resource Management The ability to anticipate workforce needs and recruit and retain qualified employees can be a key factor in the success of any business. This course gives students the tools necessary to develop skills in the areas of human resource planning, recruitment and selection and performance management. The development and application of the skills taught in this course form the basis for ensure that staffing decisions are made in alignment with the organizations overall strategy and in compliance with relevant legislation.

      HRMG-0034 Training and Development 6 credit(s) D
      Prerequisite: HRMG-0007 Managing the HR Function or HRMG-0036 Human Resource Management This course develops students' ability to design and implement a training program. There is a strong emphasis on identifying training needs, developing objectives, designing training programs and measuring results.

      WRKP-0020 Workplace Health and Safety 3 credit(s) D
      Rights and responsibilities regarding health and safety at the workplace are expanding. This course examines legislative requirements for workplace health and safety, current policies and practices used within industry, and models for developing health and safety guidelines at work.

    Tuition and other related fees: $4110
    Textbooks, tools, supplies and extracurricular costs: $1570

  • Y2 - Management

    • Course ID Title Credits/CEUs Study

    • Legend: D - Distance Education, P - PLAR, E - Elective

      ABOR-0012 Aboriginal Workplace Values 3 credit(s) D E
      The CAFM course Values & Ethics in the Aboriginal Workplace was written primarily for participants who are managers and staff working in finance and administration in First Nations and Aboriginal organizations. It is intended to take the students through the theory and philosophy of ethics and values (without being too academic), through an analysis of what makes an ethical organization, through a comparative analysis of Codes and Ethics from various organizations, and finally how to think about developing a Code of Ethics that reflects the ideals and purpose of a particular organization.

      MKTG-0030 Advertising 6 credit(s) D
      Prerequisite: MKTG-0044 Marketing Principles In this course, students study the various forms of advertising and sales promotion, relating them to promotional campaigns and to an overall marketing plan.

      BUSN-0162 AgriFinance 6 credit(s) E
      Students will gain an overview of the Canadian Agriculture and Agri-Food system. In addition, students will learn to apply credit management skills to evaluate financial risk facing agribusinesses. Students will also learn how producers use various risk management tools to manage exposure to market, legal, and other risks. Canada's leading agricultural accounting software will be illustrated.

      BUSN-0119 Business Project 12 credit(s) D
      Prerequisites: ACCT-0004 Financial Accounting 2, MKTG-0044 Marketing Principles, PSSY-0004 Organizational Behaviour, HRMG-0007 Managing the HR Function or HRMG-0036 Human Resource Management This is a capstone course that requires students to integrate material from a variety of subject areas: accounting, marketing, operations, human resources, etc., by developing a business plan. It also expands and enhances students' employability skills.

      LAWG-0002 Commercial Transactions Law 3 credit(s) D
      Knowledge of legal rules affecting your commercial activity will help you to avoid unnecessary legal, and consequently, financial liabilities while taking advantage of legal opportunities. This course covers the legal rules regarding some common commercial transactions. Topics include agency, business entities (partnerships and corporations), sale of goods, mortgages, loan securities and bankruptcy.

      HRMG-0005 Compensation 3 credit(s) E
      Prerequisite: HRMG-0007 Managing the HR Function or HRMG-0036 Human Resource Management This course familiarizes students with the elements of a compensation program including its theoretical foundations. Activities are introduced to build skills in developing an organization's compensation philosophy and goals, reviewing incentive programs, choosing an appropriate job evaluation system, conducting salary surveys and developing an organization's salary structure. This course examines the basic concepts and principles of effective wage and salary administration systems.

      COOP-0004 Co-op Work Placement - BUAD 12 credit(s) E
      Prerequisites: ACCT-0004 Financial Accounting 2, COMM-0006 Communications, ECON-0006 Economics 1, HRMG-0036 Human Resource Management, MKTG-0044 Marketing Principles, PSSY-0004 Organizational Behavior, Cumulative weighted grade point average (CWGPA) of 2.0 or greater. This course requires a minimum of 480 hours of full-time, paid, program relevant work experience. The work placement, which is normally of 16-week duration, is subject to prior approval of and monitoring by a designated faculty member. Credit is given subject to the student submitting evidence that the work has been successfully completed. In addition, the student is required to submit a written report on the work experience for approval by the designated faculty member. Work experience acquired prior to registration in the program is not eligible for this credit.

      COMP-0009 Database 1 3 credit(s) D P E
      This course introduces the fundamental concepts of database management. Students learn how to operate database application software, how to design and create databases, how to add and modify data and extract information using queries and reports.

      COMP-0010 Database 2 3 credit(s) D E
      Prerequisite: COMP-0009 Database 1 This course expands on the database management procedures previously introduced and provides the skills to develop simple database applications. It is recommended that Database 1 and 2 be taken consecutively and that a minimum grade of C be attained in Database 1 before taking Database 2.

      COMP-0014 Desktop Publishing 3 credit(s) D P E
      Prerequisite: COMP-0129 Word Processing 1 OR COMP-0058 Word Processing In this course students learn basic design and page layout techniques for effective desktop publishing using current desktop publishing software.

      ECON-0007 Economics 2 6 credit(s) D P E
      Prerequisite: ECON-0006 Economics 1 This course examines national income and product, money and banking, public finance, international trade and exchange rates, and growth.

      LAWG-0003 Government 3 credit(s) D
      Canada has three levels of government - federal, provincial and municipal. This course examines the functions and responsibilities of each level of government and other elected bodies. Examples of topics covered include the structure of government, the electoral process, roles within government, decision-making processes, legislative instruments, budgeting policies and procedures, the relationship between government and business, and current issues facing governments.

      HRMG-0003 Human Resource Legislation 3 credit(s) D E
      Employees and employers alike benefit from knowing the laws that affect their working relationship. This course covers the laws affecting employer/employee and union/management relationships. Topics include: hiring, firing, vacations, wages, compensation and time for holidays, hours of work, overtime, harassment and the Human Rights Code, Employment Standards Code, Labour Relations Act and other labour/management legislation.

      MKTG-0032 International Business 6 credit(s) D E
      Prerequisite: MKTG-0044 Marketing Principles This course provides the skills required to evaluate, plan and develop international business opportunities, analyze various government programs, understand the importance of culture and customs, economic development, political environment, legal issues, currency considerations, pricing strategies etc., as they relate to the development of an international marketing plan.

      HRMG-0039 Labour Relations 6 credit(s) E
      Prerequisite: HRMG-0036 Human Resource Management This course develops the knowledge and skills for human resources students to work in a unionized environment. Topics include the development of labour relations in Canada, the current environment for labour relations, the Manitoba Labour Relations Act, the Canada Labour Code, union organization and certification, and unfair labour practices. In addition, this course covers collective agreement negotiation and administration, distinguishing between conciliation, mediation, and arbitration in collective bargaining, interpreting and writing contract language, dealing with an impasse, and discussing the legislation as it applies to a strike, lockout, and work stoppage.

      LAWG-0001 Legal Principles 3 credit(s) D
      Knowledge of laws affecting your commercial activity can help you avoid unnecessary legal, and, consequently, financial liabilities. The fundamental principles underlying relevant Canadian law are covered in this course. Topics include the legal system, torts (intentional and unintentional), contract creation, contract validity, contract breach, contract remedies and other relevant topics.

      BUSN-0027 Management 6 credit(s) D
      Prerequisite: PSSY-0004 Organizational Behaviour This course introduces students to the field of management. It examines the four managerial functions of planning, organizing, leading and controlling.

      BUSN-0019 Management Skill Development 6 credit(s) D
      This course is a skills-based management course, designed to improve management competencies in the areas of self-assessment, supportive communication, conflict management, decision-making, stress management, influencing others, goal setting, and teamwork. Emphasis in the class is on the demonstration and practical application of the skill in team settings.

      COMP-0590 Managing Info Tech 6 credit(s) E
      Students will develop an understanding of computer-based information systems to assist in making informed decisions about the applications of information technology (IT). Topics include: management and IT decision-making; technical topics including database management systems, data warehousing and systems development life cycle; security, control frameworks and auditing; and key emerging trends in IT.

      HRMG-0021 Payroll Administration 3 credit(s) D
      This course addresses employment classifications, legislation related to payroll, maintenance of payroll records, payroll deductions, tax implications of benefits, allowances and expenses, government remittances, and termination records. The course focuses on solving analytical problems and completing exercises, review questions, marked assignments and payroll registers to build the necessary skills required in processing a payroll.

      MKTG-0033 Personal Selling 6 credit(s) E
      Prerequisite: MKTG-0044 Marketing Principles This course involves students in creating and role-playing consultative sales presentations. Topics include the steps in a sales presentation as well as sales force management. Various role-play situations enable students to apply the selling principles and techniques.

      COMM-0232 Research and Report Writing 3 credit(s) D
      Prerequisite: COMM-0006 Communications In this course, students develop the skills to research and collect data from various information sources and to write business reports and proposals that communicate clearly and effectively.

      MKTG-0052 Retail Management 6 credit(s) E
      Prerequisite: MKTG-0044 Marketing Principles This course addresses the various types of retailers and retailing strategies, such as retail logistics, store location strategies, vendor relations, store layout, visual merchandising, product development and strategic planning. The course assists students in developing a retail marketing plan.

      COMP-0008 Spreadsheets 2 3 credit(s) D P
      Prerequisite: COMP-0007 Spreadsheets 1 This course reinforces students' knowledge of microcomputers and spreadsheet software. It examines practical, business-oriented applications for spreadsheet software. Topics include: visually displaying data, database management, advanced functions, and macros.

      HRMG-0040 Staffing 6 credit(s) E
      Prerequisite: PEDV-0145 Job Skills Development, HRMG-0007 Managing the HR Function or HRMG-0036 Human Resource Management The ability to anticipate workforce needs and recruit and retain qualified employees can be a key factor in the success of any business. This course gives students the tools necessary to develop skills in the areas of human resource planning, recruitment and selection and performance management. The development and application of the skills taught in this course form the basis for ensure that staffing decisions are made in alignment with the organizations overall strategy and in compliance with relevant legislation.

      WRKP-0020 Workplace Health and Safety 3 credit(s) D E
      Rights and responsibilities regarding health and safety at the workplace are expanding. This course examines legislative requirements for workplace health and safety, current policies and practices used within industry, and models for developing health and safety guidelines at work.

    Tuition and other related fees: $4110
    Textbooks, tools, supplies and extracurricular costs: $1570

  • Y2 - Marketing

    • Course ID Title Credits/CEUs Study

    • Legend: D - Distance Education, P - PLAR, E - Elective

      ABOR-0012 Aboriginal Workplace Values 3 credit(s) D E
      The CAFM course Values & Ethics in the Aboriginal Workplace was written primarily for participants who are managers and staff working in finance and administration in First Nations and Aboriginal organizations. It is intended to take the students through the theory and philosophy of ethics and values (without being too academic), through an analysis of what makes an ethical organization, through a comparative analysis of Codes and Ethics from various organizations, and finally how to think about developing a Code of Ethics that reflects the ideals and purpose of a particular organization.

      MKTG-0030 Advertising 6 credit(s) D
      Prerequisite: MKTG-0044 Marketing Principles In this course, students study the various forms of advertising and sales promotion, relating them to promotional campaigns and to an overall marketing plan.

      MKTG-0035 Applied Marketing Research 6 credit(s)
      Prerequisite: MKTG-0044 Marketing Principles This course provides students with the skills to conduct market research and recognize its importance to market oriented firms. Students learn how to design and develop questionnaires and the correct methodology to design a marketing project. They complete an actual marketing research project.

      BUSN-0119 Business Project 12 credit(s) D
      Prerequisites: ACCT-0004 Financial Accounting 2, MKTG-0044 Marketing Principles, PSSY-0004 Organizational Behaviour, HRMG-0007 Managing the HR Function or HRMG-0036 Human Resource Management This is a capstone course that requires students to integrate material from a variety of subject areas: accounting, marketing, operations, human resources, etc., by developing a business plan. It also expands and enhances students' employability skills.

      LAWG-0002 Commercial Transactions Law 3 credit(s) D
      Knowledge of legal rules affecting your commercial activity will help you to avoid unnecessary legal, and consequently, financial liabilities while taking advantage of legal opportunities. This course covers the legal rules regarding some common commercial transactions. Topics include agency, business entities (partnerships and corporations), sale of goods, mortgages, loan securities and bankruptcy.

      PSSY-0005 Consumer Behaviour 3 credit(s)
      Prerequisite: MKTG-0044 Marketing Principles This course analyzes the behaviours that consumers display in searching for, purchasing, using and evaluating products, services and ideas that they expect will satisfy their needs. The course examines the decision-making process involved in the relocation of resources to consumption items.

      COOP-0004 Co-op Work Placement - BUAD 12 credit(s) E
      Prerequisites: ACCT-0004 Financial Accounting 2, COMM-0006 Communications, ECON-0006 Economics 1, HRMG-0036 Human Resource Management, MKTG-0044 Marketing Principles, PSSY-0004 Organizational Behavior, Cumulative weighted grade point average (CWGPA) of 2.0 or greater. This course requires a minimum of 480 hours of full-time, paid, program relevant work experience. The work placement, which is normally of 16-week duration, is subject to prior approval of and monitoring by a designated faculty member. Credit is given subject to the student submitting evidence that the work has been successfully completed. In addition, the student is required to submit a written report on the work experience for approval by the designated faculty member. Work experience acquired prior to registration in the program is not eligible for this credit.

      COMP-0009 Database 1 3 credit(s) D P E
      This course introduces the fundamental concepts of database management. Students learn how to operate database application software, how to design and create databases, how to add and modify data and extract information using queries and reports.

      COMP-0010 Database 2 3 credit(s) D E
      Prerequisite: COMP-0009 Database 1 This course expands on the database management procedures previously introduced and provides the skills to develop simple database applications. It is recommended that Database 1 and 2 be taken consecutively and that a minimum grade of C be attained in Database 1 before taking Database 2.

      COMP-0014 Desktop Publishing 3 credit(s) D P E
      Prerequisite: COMP-0129 Word Processing 1 OR COMP-0058 Word Processing In this course students learn basic design and page layout techniques for effective desktop publishing using current desktop publishing software.

      ECON-0007 Economics 2 6 credit(s) D P E
      Prerequisite: ECON-0006 Economics 1 This course examines national income and product, money and banking, public finance, international trade and exchange rates, and growth.

      MKTG-0032 International Business 6 credit(s) D
      Prerequisite: MKTG-0044 Marketing Principles This course provides the skills required to evaluate, plan and develop international business opportunities, analyze various government programs, understand the importance of culture and customs, economic development, political environment, legal issues, currency considerations, pricing strategies etc., as they relate to the development of an international marketing plan.

      LAWG-0001 Legal Principles 3 credit(s) D
      Knowledge of laws affecting your commercial activity can help you avoid unnecessary legal, and, consequently, financial liabilities. The fundamental principles underlying relevant Canadian law are covered in this course. Topics include the legal system, torts (intentional and unintentional), contract creation, contract validity, contract breach, contract remedies and other relevant topics.

      BUSN-0027 Management 6 credit(s) D E
      Prerequisite: PSSY-0004 Organizational Behaviour This course introduces students to the field of management. It examines the four managerial functions of planning, organizing, leading and controlling.

      MKTG-0033 Personal Selling 6 credit(s)
      Prerequisite: MKTG-0044 Marketing Principles This course involves students in creating and role-playing consultative sales presentations. Topics include the steps in a sales presentation as well as sales force management. Various role-play situations enable students to apply the selling principles and techniques.

      COMM-0232 Research and Report Writing 3 credit(s) D
      Prerequisite: COMM-0006 Communications In this course, students develop the skills to research and collect data from various information sources and to write business reports and proposals that communicate clearly and effectively.

      MKTG-0052 Retail Management 6 credit(s)
      Prerequisite: MKTG-0044 Marketing Principles This course addresses the various types of retailers and retailing strategies, such as retail logistics, store location strategies, vendor relations, store layout, visual merchandising, product development and strategic planning. The course assists students in developing a retail marketing plan.

      MKTG-0061 Social Media Marketing 3 credit(s)
      The goal of social media is to turn customers into a volunteer marketing army. Today's businesses live and die by marketing. Social media is the new affordable, effective, and engaging way to market. This course prepares marketing students to create a social media marketing plan. Topics covered in this course are: using social media, setting goals, social media rules, types of social media, the impact of social media and social media marketing, and social media marketing planning.

      COMP-0008 Spreadsheets 2 3 credit(s) D P E
      Prerequisite: COMP-0007 Spreadsheets 1 This course reinforces students' knowledge of microcomputers and spreadsheet software. It examines practical, business-oriented applications for spreadsheet software. Topics include: visually displaying data, database management, advanced functions, and macros.

      MATH-0002 Statistics 1 6 credit(s) D E
      This course acquaints students with the concepts of statistical methods and theory as applied to economic and business data. It examines frequency distribution, probability, probability distribution, sampling, estimation and hypothesis testing.

    Tuition and other related fees: $4110
    Textbooks, tools, supplies and extracurricular costs: $1570

Fast Facts

Duration/Start 2 Years / September

Credential Diploma

Credits 135

Optional Exit Yes

Optional Exit Credits 69

Co-op Work Placement Yes

Distance Delivery Yes

International Students Yes

Study Options
Distance Education
On Campus
Open to International Students

100

% OF RECENT GRADS SURVEYED FROM THIS PROGRAM ARE EMPLOYED.

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