Commerce

COMM 100.3 (97)

Business Communication I

CRN: 82823

Term: 1 (3 lecture)

Time: Tuesday, 4:00 pm - 6:50 pm

Professor: Allison Jane Field

Description:

Introduces students to the theory and practice of effective business communication for specific audiences and purposes in a changing business environment. Students will apply reasoned, practical, and ethical principles to producing and evaluating typical business messages. Working in independent and group situations, students will conduct research, produce a portfolio of memos, letters, and employment communication, write a group proposal and report, and deliver oral presentations.

Note:

Formerly BSCM 100.3. Students with credit for BSCM 100.3 or BAC 14 cannot take this course for credit.

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COMM 101.3 (97)

Decision Making I

CRN: 81322

Term: 1 (3 lecture)

Time: Monday, 7:00 pm - 9:50 pm

Professor: Robert John Harasymchuk

Description:

The focus of this course is on integrated organizational decision making. To achieve this, students will examine case studies requiring an integrated analysis across six business disciplines (Accounting, Finance, Human Resources, Management/Strategy, Marketing, and Operations) over the four stages of an organizational life-cycle (start-up, growth, maturity, and revitalization) as an organization's activities shift from strategic exploration to exploitation and back to exploration again.

Note:

Students with credit for BAC 11 or COMM 102.3 will not receive credit for this course.

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COMM 105.3 (96)

Introduction to Organizational Behaviour

CRN: 27861

Term: 2 (3 lecture)

Time: Tuesday, 7:00 pm - 9:50 pm

Professor: Elaine Hulse

Description:

Introduces various concepts and tools that will assist in understanding behaviour and enhancing effectiveness in organizations at individual, group and organization-wide levels. Topics include attitudes, values and ethics; motivation and rewards; leadership, communication and change. Also provides an applied foundation for work group effectiveness.

Note:

Students with credit for COMM 202.3 or HRM 243.3 or BAC 28 cannot take this course for credit.

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COMM 201.3 (96)

Introduction to Financial Accounting

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Term: 1 (3 lecture)

Time: Not offered in 2016-2017

Professor: Dana Grant Weeks

Description:

Helps the student understand, use and appreciate the limitations of information provided in an organization's financial statements. As such, the course examines what financial statements are, what they include and the means of deriving information for and from them. Specifically, the course will enable the student to: (1) link the results of management's financing, investing and operating decisions to financial statement reporting; (2) understand the boundaries and limitations of information in the financial statements; (3) demonstrate a basic but real awareness of financial accounting systems; and (4) use information in financial statements to help make various decisions about an organization.

Note:

Students can receive credit for only one of COMM 201.3 or ENT 230.3

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COMM 204.3 (96)

Introduction to Marketing                  

CRN: 23029

Term: 1 (3 lecture)

Time: Thursday, 7:00 pm - 9:50 pm

Professor: Grant Wilson

Description:

Introduction to the marketing concept in business. Business activities are analyzed from the point of view of recognition, stimulation and satisfaction of consumer demand.              

Note:

Students with credit for COMM 200.3 or MKT 251.3 or BAC 25 cannot take this course for credit. Students can receive credit for only one of ENT 210.3 or COMM 204.3.

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COMM 211.3 (96)

Human Resource Management

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Term: 2 (3 lecture)

Time: Not offered in 2016-2017

Professor: Elaine Hulse

Description:

Develops a framework for human resource management comprising the context, issues, strategies, and processes of managing people in organizations. The challenges arising from the context include legal and ethical issues as well as global perspectives. Processes include selection and recruitment, performance appraisal, training and development, compensation and benefits, labour relations, and managing employee and employer interests within the employment relationship.

Note:

Students may receive credit for only one of COMM 211.3, ENT 220.3, COMM 386.3, or BAC 15.

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COMM 306.3 (96)

Business Decision Making II

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Term: 1 (3 lecture)

Time: Not offered in 2016-2017

Professor: TBA

Prerequisite(s):

COMM 101.3.

Description:

Decision making in contemporary organizations is simultaneously impacted by a complex mingling of external policies - from both the private and public sectors - across the local, provincial, national and increasingly international levels. Therefore, this Policy Analysis course introduces students to strategic management frameworks for policy analysis that will assist them in understanding the impact that external policies have upon organizational decision making.

Note:

Students with credit for BAC 37 may not take this course for credit.

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