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  • Objectives
    This part-time certificate program is designed for individuals who are interested in developing the skills required for entry-level management positions. Core courses within the program cover the major functional areas common to most organizations. Emphasis will be placed on supervisory decision-making, cost effectiveness, human relations, team-building and leadership skills. Students will have an opportunity to specialize in a specific functional area through their choice of electives.
  • Academic Title
    Management Skills Ontario College Certificate
  • Course description
    ACCT1030      Introductory Financial Accounting I
    Description: This course introduces accounting terminology, the accounting equation, the double-entry system of bookkeeping, the accrual basis of accounting, financial statements, and the ledgers and journals making up a basic accounting system. Equivalent Course: OLRN1320 Financial Accounting 1 (Internet)
    Hours: 45
    Credits: 3

    BUS1020     Organizational Behaviour
    Description: Studying people and organizations, this course examines the behaviour of individuals working alone or in teams. Using actual examples, this course examines how behavioural factors affect organizational effectiveness. Note: This course is an approved HRPAO credit. Equivalent: Introduction to Business Management & Organizational Behaviour. OLRN1470 (Internet).
    Hours: 45
    Credits: 3

    COMP1150     Computer Literacy For Windows (Word/Excel)
    Description: Recommended: Keyboarding skills are an asset. This course provides an introduction to the basics of using a computer and Microsoft Office. Students will be introduced to Windows, a word processor (Word), and an electronic spreadsheet (Excel). This course will benefit those who need to understand the basics of a computer on the job or at home.
    Hours: 36
    Credits: 3

    HRM1010     Supervisory Practices

    Description: Preparing students to take up supervisory positions in a variety of work place settings, this course emphasizes the unique challenges facing the supervisor as the first level of management in most organizations. Case studies, projects and in-class exercises will be used in this course.
    Hours: 45
    Credits: 3
    Pre-Requisites: BUS1020

    MATH1030     Business And Financial Mathematics
    Description: Preparing the student with a mathematical background for financial decisions, this course reviews topics ranging from arithmetic operations to ratio and proportion. Students will also study topics on simple interest, compound interest and annuities. Applications include sinking funds, mortgages and present and future value of money.
    Hours: 64
    Credits: 4

    MKT1040     Introductory Marketing I
    Description: This introductory course covers the broad concepts of marketing and its place in Canadian business. Students will examine industrial and consumer behaviour, the various environmental forces on marketing and the subject of market segmentation. They will also be introduced to target markets, product life cycles and product positioning.
    Hours: 45
    Credits: 3

    OPER1160     Introduction to Operations Management
    Description: Operations management in an organization is more than simply scheduling parts through a production line. Learning how the concepts in this discipline relate to a variety of diverse organizations, this course teaches the tools and tasks of Operations Management from the perspectives of manufacturing and service industries.
    Hours: 45
    Credits: 3

          Electives: Program Option
        
    Description: Student must complete a minimum of 180 Hours

    Elective Courses:

    ACCT1040     Introductory Financial Accounting II

    Description: This course teaches introductory information on principles and methods used in accounting for current assets, long-term assets, long-term liabilities and equity accounts for both partnership and corporate business structures. Equivalent Course: OLRN1330 Financial Accounting 2 (Internet)
    Hours: 60
    Credits: 4
    Pre-Requisites: ACCT1030

    ACCT2460     Applied Managerial Accounting

    Description: An introductory course in Managerial Accounting for non-accounting students, this course provides the student with an understanding of the types of costs used by managers in the planning and budgeting processes. Concepts are applied in several computer lab assignments using a computerized spreadsheet.
    Hours: 45
    Credits: 3
    Pre-Requisites: ACCT1030

    APIC0070     Basics Of Supply Chain Management
    Description: This course is for everyone who needs to have a basic understanding of the planning and control of the flow of materials into, through and out of a manufacturing or distribution organization. The course is an introduction to Materials Planning, Forecasting, Master Planning, Material Requirements Planning, Capacity Management, Production Activity Control, Inventory Fundamentals, Physical Distribution, Quality Management, Purchasing, and Just-In-Time.
    Hours: 36
    Credits: 3

    BUS1070     Introduction To Human Relations
    Description: This course provides students with an introduction to human relations, focusing on self-development and interpersonal effectiveness. Students will develop various interpersonal skills by examining theories relevant to those skills. The following topics constitute the specific areas of study in the course: developing self-awareness, building and maintaining relationships, communicating with others, coping with stress, managing one's feelings, and resolving interpersonal conflicts.
    Hours: 45
    Credits: 3

    BUS3020     International Business

    Hours: 45
    Credits: 3

    COMM1140     Interpersonal Communications Skills
    Description: This course will help students develop skills needed to interrelate with others in a variety of workplace situations and social settings. With the assistance of self-assessment and feedback instruments, students will be able to build on individual strengths and overcome weakness in their ability to communicate effectively one-on-one and in group settings. Although the course will incorporate relevant communication theories, the focus will be on developing the ability to present oneself effectively in the majority of managerial roles (e.g. managing conflict, instructing, seminar leader, counselor, team member). The course will also focus on managing ones image to maximize career potential.
    Hours: 45
    Credits: 3

    COMP1120     Access
    Description: Recommended: COMP1150 Computer Literacy for Windows (Word/Excel) or equivalent knowledge. Experience with database design would be an asset. This course introduces students to Access 2003, an application that manages data. Students will be exposed to database components, terminology, the creation and use of data-entry forms, queries, reports and switchboards.
    Hours: 36
    Credits: 3

    MGMT1080     Fundamentals Of Project Management

    Description: This course will interest those who have the goal of attaining the Project Management Professional (PMP) designation certified by the Project Management Institute. Providing the practical knowledge to prepare project successfully, this course will teach how the areas of the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) are applied in a project's life cycle.
    Hours: 36
    Credits: 3

    MGMT1190     Leadership Skills
    Hours: 45
    Credits: 3

    OPER2200     Purchasing
    Hours: 45
    Credits: 3
    Pre-Requisites: OPER1160 or OPER2030

    QUAL2010     Quality Assurance and Systems

    Description: The course will give an understanding of concepts and practical skills on quality engineering and management. The topics covered are as follows: normal distribution and presentation of data, control charts for variables and attributes, interpretation of chart patterns using probabilities, statistical sampling plans (MIL STD 105 & 414), gage R & R studies and measuring errors, design of experiments and other quality tools. A major project is based on application of the ISO 9000 quality management system, interpretation of the elements, and writing procedures.
    Hours: 45
    Credits: 3
    Pre-Requisites: MATH1170

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