ID Course Credits
BUSI 110 BUSI 110 - Business in the Global Market

An introduction to global business practices. The course surveys governmental and corporate
practices of major economic systems: Japan, Europe, Pacific Rim, Rhine countries, etc. Different cultural meanings of concepts such as globalization, world class, nimble organizations, empowerment, and teams are explored. The course provides students with experiential as well as classroom learning to provide a better grasp of the differences in cultures and the adaptation of business concepts.

3.00
BUSI 111 BUSI 111 - Intro to Business & Management

In this course, 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.

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.

3.00
BUSI 176 BUSI 176 - Introduction to Business Research and 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.

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 corporate financial statements. The second half of the course focuses on managerial accounting covering topics such as cost-volume-profit analysis and budgeting.

3.00
BUSI 231 BUSI 231 - Principles of Marketing

This course explores basic considerations affecting the domestic and international marketing of goods and services. Topics include: 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.

3.00
BUSI 241 BUSI 241 - Personal Financial Planning

Personal financial planning is key to the successful accomplishment of one's life goals. Topics in this course include foundations in financial planning, asset management, debt management, insurance analysis, investment management, retirement planning, and estate planning.

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.

3.00
BUSI 275 BUSI 275 - Business Statistics

This course considers statistical tools and knowledge necessary for success in business
endeavours. Topics include: 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.

3.00
BUSI 280 BUSI 280 - Organizational Behaviour

This course focuses on the nature of individuals and behaviour in organizations. 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 knowledgebase 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.

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.

3.00
BUSI 302 BUSI 302 - Intermediate Macroeconomics for Managerial Decision-Making

This course looks at the main concepts and methods usually used by economists to explain
macroeconomic variables. Topics include: inflation, unemployment, consumption, investment, foreign trade, monetary and fiscal policies, and economic growth. Classical and Keynesian macroeconomic models are studied and compared in terms of economic statics and dynamics.

3.00
BUSI 304 BUSI 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.

3.00
BUSI 311 BUSI 311 - Global Issues in Business

The focus of this course is on understanding the institutions (e.g. political, economic, and cultural) and the resources (e.g. natural, human, technology, and innovation) that are present
within home and host countries that influence the decision making of business owners and managers as they consider going global with their product or service. Discussions centre around understanding culture, ethics, and global sustainability that relate to being a responsible and ethical global citizen.

3.00
BUSI 317 BUSI 317 - Investment Theory

A study of financial markets and the various instruments traded on those markets, with consideration to how these instruments are priced. Other topics explored include: portfolio theory, market efficiency, equilibrium, asset analysis, asset allocation, and portfolio management.

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 opportunity to apply this knowledge through detailed analysis of a specific investment product.

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.

3.00
BUSI 322 BUSI 322 - Intermediate Accounting II

Accounting principles related to capital assets and amortization. Topics include: 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.

3.00
BUSI 323 BUSI 323 - Management Accounting I

Accounting concepts used by management to plan and control their operations. Topics include:
analysis of accounting information for use in decision-making, cost-volume-profit relationships,
the techniques for costing a firm's products and services, the managerial uses of these costs, and the development of budgets.

3.00
BUSI 324 BUSI 324 - Management Accounting II

A study of 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.

3.00
BUSI 334 BUSI 334 - Sales Management

This course looks at case studies, textual material relating to various aspects of sales management - such as marketing strategy, planning the sales function, and controlling of the sales effort - sales analysis, and evaluation management of the sales force and personal selling.

3.00
BUSI 335 BUSI 335 - Consumer Behaviour

This course explores the ways human beings think about buying the products and services they need, want, or desire in order to help the producers of products and services better design and deliver them. This understanding of what we term "consumer behavior"ť 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.

3.00
BUSI 338 BUSI 338 - International Marketing Management

Designed to equip students for marketing in a global environment, this course will cover the scope and challenges of international marketing, the dynamics of international trade, and the cultural, political, legal, and business systems of global markets. Students will develop the ability to recognize global market opportunities; they will also learn to develop global marketing strategies.

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 she/he is responsible for, and to whom she/he is ultimately accountable.

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.

3.00
BUSI 351 BUSI 351 - Industrial Relations

This course focuses on the nature of unionmanagement 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.

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, performance management and training and development.

3.00
BUSI 363 BUSI 363 - Organizational Design & Development

This course focuses 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.

3.00
BUSI 370 BUSI 370 - Business Information Systems

A study of 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 course teaches students the utilization of spreadsheet, database management, and project management software to manage the design, deployment, and use of information technology within an organizational setting.

3.00
BUSI 377 BUSI 377 - Operations Management

This course considers the various operative models with 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.

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

This course looks at the management of operations' variables and their part in the overall business strategy. Students will 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.

3.00
BUSI 395 BUSI 395 - Business in the Global Market

An introduction to global business practices while on a travel study. The course surveys
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 students with experiential as well as classroom learning to provide a better grasp of the differences in cultures and the adaptation of the concepts.

3.00
BUSI 411 BUSI 411 - Business in the Global Market

An introduction to global business practices while on a travel study. The course surveys
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 students with experiential as well as classroom learning to provide a better grasp of the differences in cultures and the adaptation of the concepts.

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.

3.00
BUSI 413 BUSI 413 - Business as Mission

This course examines 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.

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 acquire skills and knowledge to analyze information from a
consolidated Canadian public company with foreign currency transactions. Accounting for
non-profit organizations, segmented reporting and interim financial accounting are also considered.

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

This course follows the risk based audit approach and discusses quality assurance, professional
ethics, auditor responsibilities, legal liability, and corporate governance issues. Topics include:
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 awareness auditing, internal auditing and public sector auditing; and the movement toward international auditing standards.

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.

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.

3.00
BUSI 435 BUSI 435 - Marketing Management

This course covers the 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.

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.

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 world view.

3.00
BUSI 442 BUSI 442 - Advanced Personal Financial Planning

This course, the capstone for the financial planning track, takes an in-depth look into
advanced personal finance topics. Topics include family law, risk management, retirement planning, estate planning, and practice management. Case studies along with group projects are used to communicate these principles.

3.00
BUSI 443 BUSI 443 - Retirement and Estate Planning

This course covers the principles of successful retirement and estate planning, and, therefore,
targets various aspects of how to develop, monitor, and maintain a retirement plan and strategy. As a result, the focus of the course is on the theory and application of that theory to major issues surrounding Retirement and Estate Planning. The course is taught from a Christian
worldview and, therefore, emphasizes the importance of humanity's responsibilities/stewardship of what it is responsible for, and to who it is ultimately accountable.

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"ť and its elements, the design and implementation of a compensation system, and the essential components of workplace health and safety.

3.00
BUSI 459 BUSI 459 - Professional Practice in Human Resource

Students will design, manage, prepare and present a comprehensive Human Resource management project that will meet the requirements of a client organization. Students will learn the practices of an HR professional by analyzing the effectiveness of an organization's current Human Resource systems and assisting in the creation of effective and ethical HR systems that will better achieve the organization's mission and strategic goals. This will include an analysis of internal and external learning factors that have an influence on the effectiveness of HRM activities.

3.00
BUSI 470 BUSI 470 - Information Systems Project/ Internship

Application of several business disciplines and information systems concepts, principles, and
practice in an actual business information system. Students are expected to develop a complex
business information systems project. Students work closely with the professor and individuals in the information systems profession. Students may also take the course as an internship while working for an enterprise in an information systems position.

3.00
BUSI 480 BUSI 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 multicultural organizational contexts. Crosscultural communication, cultural intelligence, and individual and organizational behaviour in various cultures are 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.

3.00
BUSI 481 BUSI 481 - Business Ethics

This course studies the role of business in contemporary society where multiple demands are placed upon it, the responsibility of a corporation to its many constituencies, and responsiveness to changing cultural climate. The course studies a biblical basis for business ethics.

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, and comprehensive strategic analyses of organizations are considered.

3.00
BUSI 486 BUSI 486 - Small Business and Entrepreneurship I

A capstone, integrative course focused on key concepts of entrepreneurship. Topics include the nature and role of the entrepreneur; creating and organizing new ventures; the tools and techniques needed to facilitate and plan a new enterprise; and the insight and judgment skills required in dealing with new venture management. Students also engage in preparation and presentation of a comprehensive business plan.

3.00
BUSI 491 BUSI 491 - Integrated Group Project

This course requires students to apply several business disciplines - in an actual business setting - to the development of a complex business project. Students work closely with both the professor and individuals in the business community.

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 a complex business project. Students work closely with both the professor and individuals in the business community.

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 a complex business project. Students work closely with both the professor and individuals in the business community.

3.00
BUSI 495 BUSI 495 - Integrated Group Project for Leadership and Management

This course requires students to apply several business disciplines - in an actual business setting - to the development of a complex business project. Students work closely with both the professor and individuals in the business community.

3.00
BUSI 496 BUSI 496 - Integrated Group Project for Marketing

This course requires students to apply several business disciplines - in an actual business setting - to the development of a complex business project. Students work closely with both the professor and individuals in the business community.

3.00
BUSI 497 BUSI 497 - Integrated Group Project for Financial Planning

This course requires students to apply several business disciplines - in an actual business setting - to the development of a complex business project. Students work closely with both the professor and individuals in the business community.

3.00