Code
Course Credits
BUSI 111 BUSI 111 - Intro to Business & Management

Modern business is studied in its various aspects: economic and social setting, business classifications and financial requirements, business structure and functional areas, basic concepts and techniques, practices and responsibilities, and career opportunities in business.Prerequisite(s): None. (3-0; 3-0)

3.00
BUSI 121 BUSI 121 - Financial Accounting

Accounting fundamentals, techniques, principles, and concepts. Other topics include the complete accounting cycle, including adjusting and closing entries, the preparation and interpretation of simple financial statements, inventory treatments, capital assets, and partnership accounting. Students are also required to complete a computer based accounting lab.Prerequisite(s): None. (3-0; 3-0)

3.00
BUSI 222 BUSI 222 - Financial & Managerial Accounting

The first half of the course focuses on financial accounting with topics such as shareholder equity, investments, the cash flow statement, the comprehensive income statement, and financial analysis. Students learn to analyze and extract key information from coporate financial statements. The second half of the course focuses on managerial accounting covering topics such as cost-volume-profit analysis and budgeting.Prerequisite (s): BUSI 121 (3-0; 3-0)

3.00
BUSI 231 BUSI 231 - Principles of Marketing

The basic considerations affecting the domestic and international marketing of goods and services: the nature of marketing activities and marketing institutions, the function and responsibility of an effective marketing system as well as its role in the economy, the manner in which various forces influence the marketing process, and the analysis of marketing concepts, policies, and practices.Prerequisite(s): BUSI 111 and second year standing. (3-0; 3-0)

3.00
BUSI 241 BUSI 241 - Personal Financial Planning

Personal financial planning is key to the successful accomplishment of our life goals. Topics in this course include foundations in financial planning, asset management, debt management, insurance analysis, investment management, retirement planning, and estate planning.NB: Open to Business and non-Business students.Prerequisite(s): None. (3-0; 0-0)

3.00
BUSI 245 BUSI 245 - Fdntns of Business Law in Canada

A general overview of business law with specific focus on the law of contracts. Attention is given to offer and acceptance, consideration, assignment, discharge, breach and remedies available at law.Prerequisite(s): Second year standing. (3-0; 3-0)

3.00
BUSI 280 BUSI 280 - Organizational Behaviour

The emphasis of the course is on building a set of conceptual and pragmatic skills useful in understanding and managing interactions among individuals and groups within organizations. By providing a knowledge base of organizational and managerial concepts, and by using cases, videos, exercises, and personal inventories, this course develops a student's analytical, diagnostic, and interpersonal skills.Prerequisite(s): BUSI 111 and second year standing. (3-0; 3-0)

3.00
BUSI 301 BUSI 301 - Managerial Economics

The study of the main principles and techniques of price theory and its practical applications. Major topics include price, production, and distribution theories, the theory of the firm, risk and uncertainty, game theory, and transaction costs. New developments and/or approaches to microeconomic analysis.Cross-listed: ECON 301.Prerequisite(s): ECON 102, 201; MATH 101. (3-0; 3-0)

3.00
BUSI 318 BUSI 318 - Applied Investments

This course encompasses the Canadian Securities course (CSC) and will explore investment topics relevant to an investment advisor in the Canadian securities industry. Topics considered in this course include capital markets and their regulation, investment products, portfolio management and managed accounts. The student has the opportunity to apply this knowledge through detailed analysis of a specific investment product.Prerequisite(s): BUSI 342. (3-0; 0-0)

3.00
BUSI 321 BUSI 321 - Intermediate Accounting I

This course explores the role and objectives of financial reporting, the challenges facing standard setting, and a review of the accounting process. Other topics include income measurement and issues related to economic resources such as cash, receivables, inventories, and operational assets.Prerequisite(s): BUSI 121, 222 with at least a 2.5 GPA. (3-0; 0-0)

3.00
BUSI 322 BUSI 322 - Intermediate Accounting II

Accounting principles related to capital assets and amortization; investments, contingent liabilities and disclosure, bonds and long term liabilities, capital and operating leases, income tax liabilities, pension and benefits liabilities, shareholder's equity, and earnings per share calculations.Prerequisite(s): BUSI 321. (0-0; 3-0)

3.00
BUSI 324 BUSI 324 - Management Accounting II

The design, preparation, and use of flexible budgets and variances, the cost information required for pricing and product evaluation, management control systems and performance measures, and how to assist in the strategic planning of the firm.Prerequisite(s): BUSI 323. (0-0; 3-0)

3.00
BUSI 331 BUSI 331 - Basic Marketing

course began as BUSI 231

1.00
BUSI 334 BUSI 334 - Sales Management

Case studies, textual material relating to various aspects of sales management such as marketing strategy, planning the sales function, organizing and controlling of the sales effort, sales analysis and evaluation, managament of the sales force, and personal selling. Prerequisite(s): BUSI 331. (3-0 or 3-0)

3.00
BUSI 335 BUSI 335 - Consumer Behaviour

This course explores the ways human beings think about buying the produces and services they need, want or desire in order to help the producers of products and service better design and deliever them. This understanding of what we term consumer behavoir is a fundamental key to all marketing decisions and programs as we seek to explore the psychology of the entire buying process from awareness of need to post-purchase evaluation. Students are exposed to numerous theories from psychology, sociology, economics, education, and marketing to explain why and how consumers buy the products and services they do.Prerequisite(s): BUSI 280: ECON 201 (3-0 or 3-0)

3.00
BUSI 342 BUSI 342 - Management Finance

This course will explore the principles of successful financial management and will target various aspects of managing an organization financially. The focus of the course is on theory and application of that theory to four key areas of financial management: capital budgeting; optimal debt levels; financial management of day -to-day activities; and, various ways to assess and identify risk. The course will be taught from a Christian worldview and will emphasize the importance of man's responsibility/stewardship of what s/he is responsible for, and to whom s/he is ultimately accountable.Prerequisite(s): MATH 101; BUSI 222, 275. (3-0; 3-0)

3.00
BUSI 346 BUSI 346 - Law for the Business Manager

This course follows up on BUSI 245 and provides students with the knowledge and skills to manage a number of business areas that have potential legal risk including sale of goods, agency, bailment, insurance and guarantees, negotiable instruments, employment and human rights, intellectual property, real property, mortgages, partnerships, the nature and operations of corporations, credit transactions and government regulation of business.Prerequisite(s): BUSI 245. (3-0; 3-0)

3.00
BUSI 351 BUSI 351 - Industrial Relations

The course focuses on the nature of union-management relations in organizations. The course emphasis is on building a set of conceptual skills useful in understanding the industrial relations system within Canada. By using cases, videos, and exercises, students discuss laws and practices of unionization, the negotiation and administration of collective agreements, and a variety of dispute resolution procedures.Prerequisite(s): BUSI 280; third year standing. (0-0; 3-0)

3.00
BUSI 352 BUSI 352 - Managing the Human Resource

A practical study on how organizations obtain, maintain, and retain their human resources that enable them to achieve their objectives. Topics include human resource planning, recruitment, selection, and performance management and training and development.Prerequisite(s): BUSI 280; third year standing. (3-0; 3-0)

3.00
BUSI 353 BUSI 353 - Human Resources Mgmt II

Building a set of conceptual and pragmatic skills needed in the HR profession. Topics include understanding the role of the internal consultant; identifying, developing, implementing employee involvement programs and creating empowering work environments; and knowing how an HRIS can be effectively utilized.Prerequisite(s): BUSI 280; 352; and third year standing. (0-0; 3-0)

3.00
BUSI 363 BUSI 363 - Organizational Design & Development

The course focus is on how to design and maintain organizational effectiveness through developing appropriate levels of control and coordination. This course introduces and critically examines the current theories and approaches to the management and structural design of organizations, and assesses their relevance and usefulness to organizations wanting to remain competitive in a rapidly changing marketplace.Prerequisite(s): BUSI 280; third year standing. (3-0; 3-0)

3.00
BUSI 370 BUSI 370 - Business Information Systems

The impact of information technology and the ways in which organizations can achieve competitive advantage and support of key business functions through the strategic design, deployment, and use of information technology. The utilization of spreadsheet, database management, and project management software to manage the design, deployment, and use of information technology within an organizational setting.Cross-listed: ISYS 370.Cross-listed: ISYS 370.Prerequisite(s): Third year standing. (3-0 or 3-0)

3.00
BUSI 377 BUSI 377 - Operations Management

This course considers the various operative models by which firms attempt to create value. Topics include quality theory, quality measurement, production/supply chain planning and execution, process design, and project management. The course also covers information tools necessary for effective operations, and management of the service content of the firm's products.Cross-listed: ISYS 377.Prerequisite(s): BUSI 176 and 275. (3-0; 3-0)

3.00
BUSI 381 BUSI 381 - Advanced Topics in Operations Mgmt.

The management of operations' variables and their part in the overall business strategy are discussed. Students will put particular focus on one chosen firm or industry, possibly with additional focus on the business climate in a chosen geographic region. Topic emphasis will vary depending on the focus, but will include some combination of allocation and scheduling of resources, inventory and quality control, personnel needs, how to achieve production efficiencies and cost control, operation layout and design, and standards and methods development. Quantitative management tools are incorporated.NB: May not be offered every year.Prerequisite(s): BUSI 377. (0-0; 3-0)

3.00
BUSI 411 BUSI 411 - Business in the Global Market

An introduction to global business practices while on a travel study. A survey of governmental and corporate practices of major economic systems throughout the world. Different cultural meanings of concepts such as globalization, world class, nimble organizations, empowerment, and teams are explored. The class provides the students with experiential as well as classroom learning to provide a better grasp of the differences in cultures and the adaptation of the concepts.NB: Offered when available in summer with overseas travel component.Cross-listed: ECON 411.Prerequisite(s): Permission of the instructor. (3-0 or 3-0)

3.00
BUSI 412 BUSI 412 - Interntn'l Economic Competitiveness

This course studies the competitiveness of companies in different countries and regions given ever-changing economic conditions and policies. The course reviews factors that determine competitive advantage including factor conditions, demand conditions, supporting industries, firm strategy, and government policy.Cross-listed: ECON 412Prerequisite(s): ECON 102, 201; third year standing. (3-0 or 3-0)

3.00
BUSI 413 BUSI 413 - Business as Mission

This course is an examination of the emerging role of business as mission, in both international and domestic context. The general themes taught in this course include: the theology of business as mission; practical issues related to using business as a vehicle for cross-cultural mission; and, specific for-profit business models and case studies. Preq BUSI 311, 342 and fourth year standing. (3-0 or 3-0).

3.00
BUSI 421 BUSI 421 - Advanced Accounting

This course explores advanced topics such as Business combinations, foreign currency transactions, translation of foreign financial statements and the move toward international accounting standards. Students aquire skills and knowledge to analyse information from a consolidated Canadian public company with foreign currency transactions. Accounting for non-profit organizations, segmented reporting and interim financial reporting.Prerequisite(s): BUSI 321. (3-0 or 3-0)

3.00
BUSI 426 BUSI 426 - External Auditing: Concepts/Methods

This course follows the risk based audit approach and discusses quality assurance, professional ethics and auditor responsibilities, legal liability and corporate governance issues. The strategic systems approach to auditing; preparing audit procedures that focus on the identified key areas of risk; the internal control system and audit reports; fraud awarness auditing, internal auditing and public sector auditing; and the movement toward international auditing standards.Prerequisite(s): BUSI 321. (3-0 or 3-0)

3.00
BUSI 428 BUSI 428 - Canadian Taxation

An initial examination of Canadian Income Tax legislation. Historical, legal, and theoretical background concerning taxation in Canada are presented. Current legislation is covered with emphasis on tax-planning opportunities for individuals and corporations.Prerequisite(s): BUSI 222; third year standing. (3-0 or 3-0)

3.00
BUSI 430 BUSI 430 - Marketing Research

The course covers the role of research in the decision-making process. Objectives: first, to give some familiarity with the tools of research that are available; second, to learn by doing. i.e., to design and execute a research project; third, to provide some practice in the handling and interpretation of research results.Prerequisite(s): BUSI 231, 275; third year standing. (3-0 or 3-0)

3.00
BUSI 435 BUSI 435 - Marketing Management

This course builds on the Basic Marketing course to deal with more advanced concepts and problems associated with the management of the marketing function. The development of problem-solving, teamwork, and effective communication skills are undertaken in the course primarily through the use of the case study method.Prerequisite(s): fourth year Business standing. (3-0 or 3-0)

3.00
BUSI 437 BUSI 437 - Advertising & Promotional Strategy

A study of advertising and promotional strategy. Promotional planning, the various media, the mechanics of advertising, ethics and advertising's role in modern society are all reviewed.Prerequisite(s): BUSI 231; third year standing. (3-0 or 3-0)

3.00
BUSI 441 BUSI 441 - Advanced Topics in Business Finance

This course takes an in-depth look into advanced topics in managerial finance including capital budgeting, financing, risk management, and working capital management. Students are expected to apply the theory to real cases, and to integrate the functional components of managerial finance with not only the other functional areas of business but also within the context of their personal worldview.Prerequisite(s): BUSI 318. (3-0 or 3-0)

3.00
BUSI 446 BUSI 446 - Commercial Legal Relations

The legal environment within which businesses must function, especially the legal relationships between individuals and commercial organizations. The legal relationships between the corporation and shareholders, directors, employees, financiers, debtors, lawyers, and society in general.NB: May not be offered every year.Prerequisite(s): BUSI 346. (3-0 or 3-0)

3.00
BUSI 454 BUSI 454 - Compensation & Work Environment

This course teaches conceptual and pragmatic skills for creating a quality and engaging workplace environment, including the concept of the "total rewards system" and its elements, the design and implementation of a compensation system, and the essential components of workplace health and safety.Prerequisite(s): BUSI 352. (3-0 or 3-0)

3.00
BUSI 484 BUSI 484 - Strategic Management

A capstone, integrative course that focuses on how firms formulate, implement, and evaluate strategies. Strategic management concepts and techniques; comprehensive strategic analyses of organizations.Prerequisite(s): BUSI 301, 342, 363, 377 and fourth year standing. (3-0; 3-0)

3.00
BUSI 492 BUSI 492 - Integrative Group Project: Finance

This course requires students to apply several business disciplines, in an actual business setting, to the development of complex business project. Students work closely with both the professor and individuals in the business community.NB: May not be offered every year.Prerequisite(s): Fourth year standing.

3.00
BUSI 493 BUSI 493 - Integrated Group Project: HRM

This course requires students to apply several business disciplines, in an actual business setting, to the development of complex business project. Students work closely with both the professor and individuals in the business community.NB: May not be offered every year.Prerequisite(s): Fourth year Business standing or the permission of the instructor.

3.00
BUSI 494 BUSI 494 - Integrated Grp Proj: In'tl Business

This course requires students to apply several business disciplines, in an actual business setting, to the development of complex business project. Students work closely with both the professor and individuals in the business community.NB: May not be offered every year.Prerequisite(s): Fourth year standingr.

3.00
ECON 176 ECON 176 - Business Research & Decision Making

Business research allows managers to make effective decisions in today's organizations. This class will assist students in understanding the research questions to ask in business and will prepare them to analyze and present the data they gather. Students will gain extensive skills in the use of spreadsheets and in spreadsheet modeling ' an indispensable tool in the business world.Cross-listed: BUSI 176.Prerequisite(s): none. (3-0; 3-0)

3.00
ECON 275 ECON 275 - Business Statistics

Statistical tools and knowledge necessary for success in business endeavours. Descriptive statistics, probability (with discrete and continuous distributions), hypothesis testing, regression, and ANOVA. Students learn theory behind the methods and primarily use spreadsheets as tools for solving advanced problems.Cross-listed: BUSI 275.Prerequisite(s): MATH 101; ECON 176; or instructor's consent. (3-0; 3-0)

3.00
ECON 301 ECON 301 - Managerial Economics

The main principles and techniques of price theory and its practical applications. Major topics include price, production and distribution theories, the theory of the firm, risk and uncertainty, game theory, and transaction costs. New developments and/or approaches to microeconomics analysis.Cross-listed: BUSI 301.Prerequisite(s): ECON 102, 201; MATH 101. (3-0; 3-0)

3.00
ECON 304 ECON 304 - Money and Banking

The study of the role of money, monetary policy, and financial institutions in the Canadian and U.S. economies. Major topics include interest rates, decision-makers, financial asset prices, risk management, banking and financial institutions, and central banks and monetary policy.Cross-listed: BUSI 304.Prerequisite(s): ECON 102, 201. (3-0 or 3-0)

3.00
ECON 311 ECON 311 - Global Issues in Business

The concepts of international trade theories and the role of multinational enterprises in fostering trade across international borders. The political, economic, and cultural environment of international business, global strategies, international competitiveness, country risk analysis, international logistics, marketing, finance, and personnel decisions.NB: May not be offered every year.Cross-listed: BUSI 311.Prerequisite(s): ECON 102, 201. (3-0; 3-0)

3.00
ECON 317 ECON 317 - Investment Theory

A study of financial markets and the various instruments traded on those markets, to include how these instruments are priced. Other topics explored include portfolio theory, market efficiency and equilibrium, asset analysis, asset allocation, and portfolio management.Cross-listed: BUSI 317.Prerequisite(s): BUSI 342. (3-0 or 3-0)

3.00
ECON 480 ECON 480 - Leadership in the Global Context

This course addresses issues faced by leaders working in settings throughout the globe. Students examine approaches to leadership and develop an understanding of the important role culture plays in multi-cultural organizational contexts. Cross-cultural communication, cultural intelligence, and individual and organizational behaviour in various cultures is studied. Particular attention is given to the servant leadership approach and how to develop the mindset of an effective leader in both non-governmental and for-profit organizational contexts.Cross-listed: BUSI 480.Prerequisite(s): Third year standing. (3-0 or 3-0)

3.00