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The Canadian Institute of Management is Canada’s senior management association. As a non-profit organization, the Institute is dedicated to enhancing managerial skills and professional development.

Fanshawe College is affiliated with CIM and offers many of the Certified in management (CIM) designation's courses:

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CIM Mandatory Courses Fanshawe Equivalent Anticipated Term Offerings
Managerical Communication Organizational Business Communication (COMM-6002) F, W, S
Canadian Business Law Ethics & Law (LAWS-3018) F, W, S
Managerial Accounting Finance and Accounting for Non-Accountants (FINA-1038) F, W, S
Project Management  Project Management (MGMT-6020)  
Organizational Behaviour Organizational Behaviour (MGMT-3041) F, W, S
Marketing Principles of Marketing 1 (MKTG-1012) F, W, S
Human Resource Management Strategic Human Resources Management (MGMT-3005) TBD
Quality Management Quality Assurance Program & Techniques (MGMT-3017)  
Management Information Systems Business Information Systems (SYST-3002) F, W
Economics Economics I (ECON-1002) TBD
Economics II (ECON-1005) S, TBD

*F-Fall, W-Winter, S-Summer, TBD-To Be Determined
**Please click on any course title to view available course dates for enrollment, campus, cost, and delivery model.

Organizational Business Communication - COMM-6002
This course provides an overview of important communication concepts and skills required in business. Topics covered include: writing clear reports and documentation, making effective presentations, and fostering interpersonal skills. NOTE: Final exam must be completed in class.

Economics I​ ECON-1002
Economics I is an introductory microeconomics course which covers a broad curriculum of microeconomic principles. Students will study the foundations of economic choice, market pricing, consumer behaviour, business decision making, market structure and policy development in a small open economy like Canada. 

Economics II​ - ECON-1005
This is an introductory macroeconomics course. Students will study measures of macroeconomic activity, growth in the economy and the government's role in stabilizing the economy.

Finance and Accounting for Non-Accountants​ - FINA-1038

FINA-1038 will provide you with an understanding of management and financial accounting, accounting reports and disclosure and the methodologies required to perform calculations as the basis for sound decision making. It is strongly recommended that you have an introductory knowledge in accounting in order to be successful in this course.

Ethics & Law - LAWS-3018​
An examination of the principles of Canadian business law with a focus on commercial purchasing issues including contract, personal and commercial liability and fiduciary obligations.

Strategic Human Resources Management​ - MGMT-3005​

This course will emphasize the importance of human resource management from a strategic perspective by providing students with an overview of the issues, functions and responsibilities of today’s HR professional. Students will gain the ability to analyze and develop HR practices and policies that include planning, recruiting, selecting, training, motivating, rewarding, evaluating and providing feedback. Such activities enable today’s HR professionals to create and maintain highly effective, efficient and empowered organizations.

Quality Assurance Program & Techniques ​- MGMT-3017
You will learn about the various Quality Assurance Programs that are currently being implemented by businesses. This course will enhance your understanding about how Quality Assurance programs are managed and the techniques used in ensuring a quality system.

Leadership in Organizations ​ - MGMT-3010
Organizations which are supportive of a positive ethical culture enjoy critical competitive advantages, such as a good reputation and the respect and support of their clients, employees and other stakeholders. This course is designed to assist employees in developing and understanding a framework with which to make ethical decisions. Cases will be drawn from real business situations. Research papers and case studies will be used to formulate the discussion topics.

Organizational Behaviour - MGMT-3041

Organizational behaviour (OB) theories and concepts are applicable to various work settings-private, public, for-profit, and not-for-profit. This course investigates how individuals, groups, and structures influence and are, in turn, influenced by behaviours in organizations. Discussion will focus on topics that include: history of OB; evolution of organizational structure, design and culture; work place productivity, employee skills and technology demands; conflict resolution; interpersonal skills; legislation related to workplace discrimination and harassment; leadership; and management of change, power, and organizational politics.

Project Management - MGMT-6020
In today's competitive business environment project management skills must include the ability to deliver projects on time, on budget, and to the satisfaction of the customer. The purpose of this introductory course is to examine the general principles, practices, tools, and resources associated with managing a diversity of workplace projects.

Principles of Marketing 1 - MKTG-1012
This course is designed to provide an overview of the decisions that face Marketers in today's fast-paced and competitive business environment. Students will learn that marketing is not only advertising but a broad set of activities designed to satisfy consumer needs and wants. Students examine the information Marketers require for effective decision-making and learn the basic elements of the marketing planning process.

Business Information Systems - SYST-3002
This is a survey course in the use of computer-based information systems in management and accounting. Topics include hardware and software, file and database organization, telecommunications and networks, e-commerce, information management and decision support systems, systems development, and the impact of computers.  Database and decision support programs are used to examine solutions to common business problems.  Microsoft Access topics include all of the components of the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification program.  Assignments and lessons are focused on the practice of accounting in the business world.  After completion of the course, students will be able to make informed decisions about the applications of information technology in business.