Earn a bachelor of management with a paid co-operative education work term - 2020/2021
Fanshawe's four-year Honours Bachelor of Commerce (Management) Degree program will give you a well-rounded education focused on effective business management. Through our business management degree program, you will acquire a strong grasp of business fundamentals in the classroom and building on that knowledge through both hands-on experience and mentoring. The bachelor of management program focuses on in-demand concepts such as sustainable business practices and effective ethical leadership from the local, national and global perspective. You'll graduate with a wide range of employment opportunities. Available in a traditional in-class format with a September admission.
Graduating with a business management degree
A requirement for graduation is the completion of a paid Co-operative Education work term. This process combines your studies with paid, related work experience. Fanshawe will be there to help you find the right business fit for your dream. You'll have access to consultants who will deliver classes, counsel and advise you as you move from the classroom, to the real business world.
Upon graduation from this business management degree, you may be eligible to complete a Master's Degree program at many other post-secondary institutions or complement your degree with a graduate certificate offered at Fanshawe College. Students currently enrolled in the Business diploma program or the Business Administration-Leadership and Management advanced diploma program may be eligible to receive advanced standing in this degree program.
Fanshawe's bachelor of management degree is accredited by the Canadian Institute of Management. When you graduate you'll be well on your way to meeting the requirements for the Certified in Management (CIM) professional designation.
Admission Requirements - 2020/2021OSSD with courses from the University (U) or University/College (M) stream WITH:
- Grade 12 English (U)
(Note: minimum final grade required is 65)
-Mathematics ONE OF:
- Grade 12 Advanced Functions (U)
- Grade 12 Calculus and Vectors (U)
- Grade 12 Mathematics of Data Management (U)
(Note: minimum final grade required is 65)
- Plus four additional Grade 12 University (U) or University/College (M) courses
- Final minimum average of 65.0% based on the highest six Grade 12 University (U) or University/College (M) courses
Mature Applicant with standing in the required courses and grades stated above
Post-Secondary Standing* (if applicable)
English Language Requirements
Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to demonstrate proficiency in English by one of the following methods:
- A Grade 12 College Stream or University Stream English credit from an Ontario Secondary School, or equivalent, depending on the program's Admission Requirements
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) test with a minimum score of 88 for the Internet-based test (iBT), with test results within the last two years
- International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic test with an overall score of 6.5 with no score less than 6.0 in any of the four bands, with test results within the last two years
- Canadian Academic English Language (CAEL) test with an overall score of 70, with test results within the last two years
- Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE) with a minimum score of 59, with test results within the last two years
- A Cambridge English Test (FCE/CAE/CPE) with an overall score on the Cambridge English Scale of 176 with no language skill less than 169, with test results within the last two years
- An English Language Evaluation (ELE) at Fanshawe College with a minimum score of 75% in all sections of the test, with test results within the last two years
- Fanshawe College ESL4/GAP5 students: Minimum grade of 80% in ESL4/GAP5 Level 9 or 75% in ESL4/GAP5 Level 10
Recommended Academic Preparation
- In addition to required mathematics courses in secondary school, students are encouraged to take additional mathematics and accounting courses.
Recommended Personal Preparation
- Students are encouraged to strengthen their critical thinking, problem solving and time management skills prior to entering the program.
- Applicants with a Fanshawe College Diploma in Business with a minimum GPA of 3.5 can apply to Level 4 of the Honours Bachelor of Commerce (Management) Degree.
- Applicants with a Fanshawe College Advanced Diploma in Business Administration - Leadership and Management with a minimum GPA of 3.0 can apply to Level 6 of the Honours Bachelor of Commerce (Management) Degree.
- Applicants applying for individual course credits from Canadian universities must provide a detailed course content of theory and laboratory exercises (if appropriate).
- International applicants may apply for course credit achieved at the post-secondary level. Detailed course content of theory and laboratory exercises from the international institution must be included with a transcript as part of the request (official documents provided to the Office of the Registrar in a sealed envelope). If translation of the documents into English is necessary this must be performed by a recognized service.
- Based on the guidelines established by the Postsecondary Quality Assessment Board for Honours Degree Programs, credits for advanced standing cannot exceed 50% of the program's total.
Applicant Selection CriteriaWhere the number of eligible applicants exceeds the available spaces in the program, the Applicant Selection Criteria will be:
- Preference for Permanent Residents of Ontario
- Receipt of Application by February 1st (After this date, Fanshawe College will consider applicants on a first-come, first-served basis until the program is full)
- Achievement in the Admission Requirements
- Achievement in Post-Secondary Studies* (if applicable)
- *Applicants currently enrolled in a university or who have previously attended university or other post-secondary institutions and are applying to transfer into the Honours Bachelor of Commerce (Management) program are considered on the basis of their post-secondary standing. Specifically, applicants currently enrolled in a university or who have previously attended university must maintain a minimum average of 65.0% on the last ten full credit or full credit equivalent courses in order to be considered for admission. Applicants with less than ten full credit courses must maintain a minimum average of 65.0% on all courses in order to be considered for admission. Applicants applying from a community college must have successfully completed a diploma program with an overall GPA of 2.5 in their program. In addition, all students applying from university or college must have completed the pre-requisite courses in Mathematics and English as stated in the Admission Requirements.
Honours Bachelor of Commerce (Management)-2020/2021
MATH-7007 Mathematics for Decision Making 4 In this course, students will study the fundamental mathematical concepts required to understand and analyze a variety of business-related applications. These applications include: mathematics of merchandising, cost-volume-profit analysis, simple and compound interest, annuities, debt retirement through amortization or sinking funds, bonds, net present value, and internal rate of return. ACCT-7002 Accounting 1-Intro 4 This introductory course in financial accounting gives students an overview of accounting concepts, the accounting cycle and the preparation of financial statements for various forms (proprietorship, partnership and corporation) and types (service and merchandising) of business. Other topics include: recording merchandising transactions using a perpetual vs. periodic inventory system, owner investments/withdrawals including shareholder equity transactions, cash flow and financial statement analysis. COMP-7012 Computer Applications for Business 3 This is an introductory course where students will learn to use the major elements of the Microsoft Office application suite, specifically Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint. The training is provided in a hands-on lab and entails the completion of weekly assignments pertaining to each of the application areas. Emphasis will be placed on developing analytical skills in Excel, and in using data extracted from databases. This course will prepare students to take an active role as knowledge workers. MGMT-7006 Management Fundamentals 3 MGMT 7006 is a foundation course in the principles and practices of managing people and organizations. Structured around four functions of management-namely, leading, planning, organizing and controlling, the course looks at the challenges managers face in modern organizations. Topics include analysis of environmental constraints and the development of internal resources in relation to leading and planning and the role of structure, process and controls in organizing and controlling. COMM-7018 Professional Comm. in a Diverse World 3 This course teaches students the fundamentals of intercultural and diverse communication; topics examined include identity, ethics, and multiculturalism issues, and are studied in the form of case studies and thematic readings. Students learn how to craft effective communications (written, nonverbal and verbal) that are sensitive to issues involving geographic, cultural, gender and ability diversity. These issues are examined through the lens of professional communications. Assessments in this course encompass both written assignments and presentations (individual and group).
ACCT-7003 Accounting 2-Intro 3 This is the second introductory course in financial accounting that gives students an overview of the accounting cycle and the preparation of financial statements. Topics include: short-term investments, inventory valuation, capital assets, current and long-term liabilities, partnership accounting and accounting for corporations, bonds payable as well as the statement of cash flow and financial statement analysis. MKTG-7001 Marketing 1 3 High performing businesses create value for their customers and build profitable customer relationships. This course introduces students to the methods used to understand the marketplace and the consumer. Through the use of case studies and brand examples, students will learn the techniques used to segment a market and identify target customers. They will also learn methods marketers use to develop a compelling value proposition through the integration of product (service) mix, pricing, promotion and channel management strategies. The course culminating project is the creation of a marketing plan. ECON-7005 Microeconomics 3 Microeconomics is the study of how households and firms make decisions and interact within defined markets. This course will provide an overview of fundamental models utilized to explain economic phenomena including, opportunity cost; demand and supply; price elasticity; government interaction in private and public markets; industry structure and international trade. Students will apply these models to explain historical and current Canadian domestic activity and its interaction(s) in the global environment. MGMT-7008 Operations Management 3 Students will learn the art and science of ensuring that goods and services are created and delivered successfully through the value chain to the end customer. The course covers practical applications of operations in both the manufacturing and services environments with an emphasis on operational strategy, leadership, decision making and customer satisfaction. Topics will include: competitiveness, strategy and productivity, forecasting, Lean System, Total Quality Management (TQM) and the ability to analyze key issues and problems in operations management. MGMT-7007 Human Resources Management 3 This foundational HR course will introduce students to the strategic role of the human resources professional in the context of the human resources management field and the current business environment. Topics include organizational goals and strategic objectives, job analysis, training and development, recruitment and selection, planning, performance management, employment legislation, and career development. Students will apply their knowledge and understanding of HR management to critically analyse and propose revisions to a human resources strategy and plan.This course is HRPA approved and is required to write the Comprehensive Knowledge Exam 1 (CKE1) and/or the Comprehensive Knowledge Exam 2 (CKE2). These exams are part of the attainment of the externally accredited entry level Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) designation (CKE1) and/or the advanced level Certified Human Resources Leader (CHRL) designation (CKE2), respectively. You must achieve a minimum of 65% in any one of the nine CHRP/CHRL courses and an overall average of 70% in these nine courses to be eligible to write the CKE1 and/or CKE 2. For further information on this designation, please see: http://www.hrpa.ca/RegulationandHRDesignations/Pages/HR-Designations.aspx
ACCT-7004 Management Accounting 3 This course introduces students to the role of a manager and the managers need for information for decision making in planning, implementation and organizational control. Students are providedwith instruction toward a fundamental understanding of cost concepts and terminology, such that they are able to isolate areas of cost and costing techniques leading to sound information for management decision making. The main topics covered are cost accounting fundamentals, traditional and contemporary approaches to product costing, and the application of a selection of cost analysis and planning tools. ECON-7006 Macroeconomics 3 Macroeconomics is the study of economy wide phenomena including inflation, unemployment and economic growth. This course will explain the how these major economic forces impact the economy through analysis and application of concepts such as gross domestic product; cost of living calculations; unemployment; economic growth theories; Canadas banking system; aggregate demand and supply and government domestic and international policy strategies (monetary policy, fiscal policy and international policy). The student will apply these macroeconomic concepts to describe historical and current Canadian performance in both a domestic and international context. MGMT-7009 Principles of Organizational Behaviour 3 Beginning with the concept of the organization as an open system, students will examine key elements pertaining to the behaviour of people within an organization. They will examine models of motivation, group dynamics, teamwork, change management and communication. They will then analyze the effects of the organization's leadership, structure and external environment on culture, climate and on human behaviour. They will apply this knowledge and understanding to recommend strategies for a minor transformation and develop an appropriate change plan. MGMT-7029 Sales Leadership & Management 3 Integrating sales techniques and sales management, this course uses a strategic and consultative sales model to develop and manage customer relationships effectively as they relate to Business-to-Business (B2B) environments. Students will study current sales management issues such as territory and time management, sales compensation and incentive systems, prospecting and qualifying sales leads and sales training methods. Learning will be derived from in-class lectures, in-class activities, group presentations, role playing, learning objects and online assignments. Students will learn to use techniques specific to B2B sales management to deliver realistic sales presentations. Student work will culminate in a presentation and report delivered to a Live Client (Business).
LAWS-7002 Business Law 3 This course is an introductory survey of Canadian Business Law with a focus on Ontario legislation and common law. Topics include; the Canadian constitution and court system, torts (particularly negligence and professional responsibility), contracts, property (personal, real and intellectual), security interests, agency, forms of business organization, the legal aspects of credit, and employment law. The purpose of the course is to enhance the students decision making ability with respect to various legal and ethical issues that arise in a business setting. MKTG-7002 Marketing 2 3 This course advances the study of buyer behaviour and strategic marketing management practices in both business-to-consumer and business-to-business markets. Students utilize the case study method and apply the use of quantitative and qualitative tools to analyze the market and assess the impact of marketing decisions domestically and globally. The successful student will demonstrate the ability to solve marketing problems using a combination of creative thinking and appropriate application of marketing theory and principles. The course culminating project is the creation of a marketing plan based on a case study scenario. SYST-7001 Business Information Systems 3 This course provides a strategic view of management issues associated with the governance, development, acquisition and deployment of information systems. With an emphasis on the strategic importance of Information Systems the following topics will be explored: IT governance; systems development analysis, design and issues; systems implementation, testing and support; networks; ecommerce/EDI; IS operational and security issues; and the human side of Information Systems management. METH-7022 Statistics for Business 3 The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the field of statistics and its many applications to the business world. Applications of data analysis and statistical methodology will form an integral component of the course, supported by the sound development of statistics and appropriate computer software. Topics include: presentation and description of data, summary measures, probability, probability distributions, sampling distributions, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing and regression analysis.
FINA-7006 Financial Management 3 This course provides the framework for making decisions affecting a firms present and future cash flow. Aimed at future non-financial managers of a firm it provides the foundations for sound financial management. Starting from the purpose of financial statements participants will be able to address how they can be used in day to day operations and in order to make future decisions. Performance of the firm is analyzed against its own past performance or the performance of comparable companies. Working capital is vital to the survival or expansion of a firm and it will be explored in detail. Sources of financing (short or long term) will be explored. MGMT-7012 Managing Performance 3 The Performance Management course builds on the learning from Principles of Organizational Behaviour and enables students to apply and integrate several components of human resources management and performance, including corporate culture, leadership, compensation, and labour relations. The students will first acquire a deeper knowledge on key topics: job design and performance measures, setting goals and objectives, facilitating performance improvements, addressing poor performance, wrongful dismissal, probationary review, progressive discipline, and termination. They will then apply this knowledge to rehearse the role of the human resources practitioner assisting managers with performance issues. METH-7024 Applied Research Methods 3 Research plays an important role in all aspects of our lives. Research skills are fundamental to success in business degree programs. This course will introduce students to the major qualitative and quantitative applied research methods, statistical concepts and research applications used by organizations. Traditional and online techniques for collecting primary and secondary data will be addressed and practiced. As consumers of research, students will learn to critically evaluate the research efforts of others. Students will work in groups to complete a research proposal, collect data and develop an online research strategy to address the research needs of an organization.
MGMT-7029 Sales Leadership & Management 3 Integrating sales techniques and sales management, this course uses a strategic and consultative sales model to develop and manage customer relationships effectively as they relate to Business-to-Business (B2B) environments. Students will study current sales management issues such as territory and time management, sales compensation and incentive systems, prospecting and qualifying sales leads and sales training methods. Learning will be derived from in-class lectures, in-class activities, group presentations, role playing, learning objects and online assignments. Students will learn to use techniques specific to B2B sales management to deliver realistic sales presentations. Student work will culminate in a presentation and report delivered to a Live Client (Business). MGMT-7016 Managing Programs & Projects 3 This course gives management students the leadership skills to develop a project selection and prioritization process within a PMO (Project Management Office). The course also focuses on program and project leadership, the various methods of leadership, project integration and assesses legal and ethical project management issues. Students learn the process of analyzing, creating and managing the project plan and the project management processes for managing and controlling the overall program/project. This course covers all of the PMI (Project Management Institute) knowledge areas of project management together into a consolidated whole, and gives the student a higher-level leadership view of portfolio, program and project management and the tools and techniques to plan, execute and control various types of projects. MGMT-7027 Leading by Design 3 This course undertakes the study of organizations, large and complex, small, medium and not-for profit and the particular design that fits the organization's strategy. Interactive case studies are used to build an understanding of organization theory and design, open systems (internal & external environments), organizational settings and dimensions including culture and ethical values, innovation and changes, decision making and organizational conflict, power and politics. Students learn the role of design in company transformations toward knowledge sharing, empowerment of employees, new structures, new cultures, the breaking down of barriers between departments and organizations, and the joining together of employees in a common mission. MGMT-7028 Not for Profit Management 3 This course emphasizes the interrelationships between a not-for-profit organization's management and its overall mission, values, goals, capabilities and environment. Students will gain insight into the differences between non-profits and for-profit enterprises in terms of management, financial resources, financial management, performance and governance. They will develop skills to professionally manage various aspects of a non-for-profit organization. MGMT-7011 Leaders & Leadership 3 Leadership is about getting results over the long-term. In an organization, the leaders main role is to not only move the entire organization forward but to create leadership in everyone with whom they work. Students will learn to apply a proven leadership process in the workplace of the 21st Century by understanding the role of credibility, values, vision, ethics, empowerment, human relations, communication, developing others and effective feedback. They will build leadership skills, insight and judgment enabling them to make a significant impact on the operational effectiveness of an organization.
MGMT-7031 Small Business Management & Taxation 3 Focusing on taxation as the foundation of planning and decision making, this course examines the methods used for determining various sources of taxable income and corresponding payable taxes for different forms of small business organizations. This course introduces students to the fundamental regulatory, operational, and financial aspects of managing an established small business. Students will initially gain an operational knowledge of the latest trends and key government regulations that influence the public policies, employment procedures as well as health and safety practices of a small business. Students will culminate with a project in which they analyze the policies and practices of a successful business, determine the factors that contribute to such success and examine how they may be used in another business venture. MKTG-7009 Managing Customer Relationships 3 This course deals with the current challenges of capturing, managing and using customer data to maximize customer experience, satisfaction and profitability. Managing customer relationship will be detailed beyond the tactical level so that its strategic relevance and organizational application become clear. Customer-based initiatives and customer centricity will be discussed through applied cases. Both business-to-consumer and business-to business relationships will be addressed based on the IDIC process. ENTP-7001 Business Entrepreneurship 3 This course gives students a comprehensive knowledge of the functions of a small to medium sized business and the characteristics, opportunities and challenges of entrepreneurship. Students will prepare and defend a business plan for a new business and examine alternative to starting a new business. Topics include accounting principles and strategies, legal issues and managing risk, leadership and ethics, market research and marketing plans for the small business. Students leave the course with an effective, valid business plan ready to implement. COOP-1021 Co-Op Educ. Employment Prep 1 This workshop will provide an overview of the Co-operative Education consultants and students' roles and responsibilities as well as the Co-operative Education Policy. It will provide students with employment preparatory skills specifically related to co-operative education work assignments and will prepare students for their work term. MGMT-7026 International Business 3 The course examines the different aspects of engaging in foreign trade and investment. Emphasis is placed upon the competitive, sociocultural and political/legal environments in which international commerce takes place. Students will learn the leadership/management skills required to globalize and operate a multinational business.
MGMT-7024 Global Strategy & e-Commerce 3 This course provides an overview of the fundamentals of e-Commerce, with a particular emphasis on the challenges and applications of e-Commerce in a global environment. E-Commerce topics explored - include security issues, billing and payment systems, and supply chain. Cross border issues will also be considered. There will be an emphasis on learning from real-world successes and failures via cases. The course will culminate in the development of an e-Commerce plan for a multinational business. MGMT-7035 Trends in Leadership & Management 3 This course gives students a comprehensive knowledge of essential trends in leadership in the 21st Century. Students will gain insight into specific leadership skills and qualities, with a focus on leadership as a process, leadership behavior and skills, and situational leadership. This course also covers important trends in innovation through the management and measurement of social media efforts in an organization. Students will examine how new social networking technologies and trends are linking tech savvy customers with businesses at local, regional and global levels. MGMT-7038 Capstone Project 4 The purpose of this capstone course is to enable the student to draw on all the tools, both theoretical and practical from previous courses and apply them to a real life business situation; using a business from our community as a living case study. Students will be coached through the process of defining the problem, conducting a comprehensive situation analysis utilizing primary and secondary market research, formulating alternatives and recommending a viable business strategy complete with an action plan for implementation. This course will also focus on developing students time-management, project management, organization, team building, communication and leadership skills. DEVL-7001 Career Development 2 The purpose of this capstone course is to prepare students for careers in their field post-graduation. Students will have an opportunity to reflect on their co-op work term to identify career options, skill gaps, and opportunities to guide them in their career search. Students will also be exposed to a variety of guest speakers and topics that will provide them with an understanding on industry trends, job opportunities, professional accreditation, and key industry insights. Students will also be coached on career search skills, interview and networking skills to help prepare them post-graduation. MGMT-7041 Strategic Management 3 This course explores the four elements of strategic management from a leadership perspective: environmental analysis, strategy formulation, strategy implementation and evaluation and control. The course also explores the external and internal checks and balances that keep organizations vital, focused and able to respond to change or when unnoticed may lead to failure. Cases are used to bridge theory and practice that integrate the concepts and techniques of marketing, accounting, finance, management, production and information systems with strategic management in relation to performance goals, external shifts, internal capabilities and strategy formulation and implementation. This course also examines corporate governance and latest examples of corporate failure and controversy.
COOP-BCM1W BCM1 Co-op Work Experience 1
COMM-7021 Argumentation & Persuasion 3 Argumentation and Persuasion is an advanced writing and communications breadth course. The purpose of this course is to examine the sophisticated interrelationship between rhetorical choices (including modes, style, and tone), audience requirements, engagement with outside sources, and texts' ultimate success. Students will learn how to apply these concepts to their own writing, and thus how to construct a variety of successful texts, including advanced argumentation.
LIBS-7001 Ethics in a Global Context 3 The last half century or so has seen a rapid shift towards globalization. As a result, even our most mundane actions can easily and unwittingly impact someone halfway around the world. As good global citizens, we must consider our actions in a global context. This course introduces students to the four most prominent ethical theories - Utilitarianism, Deontology, Ethics of Care and Virtue Ethics - as well as the two chief models of business ethics - Friedmans account that shareholders interests trump all and Freemans more recent suggestion that corporations must balance the interests of all stakeholders. We also consider these theories within the context of a variety of topics, including abortion, euthanasia, the death penalty, sexual morality, pornography, addictions, terrorism, human rights, world hunger, poverty, economic justice and environmental issues. MGMT-7042 Computational Thinking 3 The objective of this course is to introduce students to computational thinking, its systematic, effective, and efficient approach to problem solving, and its ability to produce a solution that can be executed by a computer. An understanding of computational thinking provides students with a foundation for solving real-world, quantitative, and data-centric problems. Topics include: algorithms and procedures; data collection, representation, and analysis; problem decomposition; abstraction; automation; simulation; and parallelization.
Careers - 2020/2021
Career OpportunitiesGraduates will thrive in management and leadership roles across a variety of sectors, including public organizations, small, medium and large enterprises, family businesses and as entrepreneurs.
More Information - 2020/2021A Mandatory Mobile Computing (Laptop) Program
A Co-operative Education Program
A Four-Year Honours Degree ProgramProgram Code: BCM1
Campus Code: LC (LC - London)
15 week terms
Academic Calendars available at www.fanshawec.ca/academicdates
Lawrence Kinlin School of Business: 519-452-4290
Program DescriptionThe Honours Bachelor of Commerce (Management) Degree program is designed to provide students with a well-rounded education in business management. The curriculum emphasizes that organizational success is achieved through effective leadership and is driven by people in all areas and departments within an organization. This four-year honours level degree includes a mandatory paid co-op work term between Levels 7 and 8 and is aligned with the Canadian Institute of Management professional program. Cross-functional courses combined with applications in sustainable business practices and effective ethical leadership from the local, national and global perspective will prepare graduates for a wide range of employment opportunities.
- A CONNECT lab fee is included in the Additional Program Fees stated in the Fee Schedule. This fee helps cover costs associated with the delivery of the CONNECT mobile computing program.
- Students should not purchase a laptop computer or software until the College publishes the recommended configuration, models, software titles and versions for that academic year.
Co-operative EducationThis four-year Honours Degree program requires completion of one mandatory co-op work term. More information about Co-operative Education can be found at www.fanshawec.ca/co-op
President: P. Devlin, CMM, MSC, CD, HBA, MSS
Senior Vice-President Academic Services: G. Lima, MA
Vice-President Student Services: M. Beaudoin, BA, MLS
Dean, Faculty of Business: M. Pierce, B.A., M.A. (Ed)
Associate Dean, Lawrence Kinlin School of Business: L. Schwerzmann, B.A., B.Ed., M.A. Faculty:
J. Stomp, BA, MBA, PhD
D. McKenna, BA, MSc, DPM
L. Barrow, BA, MS, DM, PhD
N. Mensah, MGA, MDS, DBA, PhD S. Wang, BSc, MSc, PhD D. Johnson, BSc, MSc, MBA
Within the program, breadth courses are taught by a variety of faculty with graduate credentials in Social Sciences, Humanities and Sciences.
Fanshawe College has been granted a consent by the Minister of Advanced Education and Skills Development to offer this degree program for a seven-year term starting February 2015. The College shall ensure that all students admitted to the above-named program during the period of consent will have the opportunity to complete the program within a reasonable time frame.Learning Outcomes
The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:
1. Use the interdependence of various functional areas of business (i.e. financial, marketing, operations, human resources) to achieve organizational success in domestic and international environments.
2. Develop strategies that will achieve organizational goals through integration of business methodologies that assess costs, benefits, risks, and opportunities, and that utilize current and emerging technology and trends.
3. Enhance business opportunities by incorporating external variables into various business decision models.
4. Assess the unique business needs of organizations of various sizes, public sector, private sector, and not-for-profit firms.
5. Evaluate professional, ethical, and legal codes of conduct.
6. Research, analyze, and critically evaluate qualitative and quantitative data from a variety of sources to support business decisions through effective problem solving, critical thinking, logic and reasoning.
7. Communicate information, arguments, and analysis accurately and reliably for the message, audience, and purpose.
8. Perform effectively and efficiently within groups or teams, demonstrating leadership, team-building, and influencing skills.
9. Design personal learning plans and integrate learning strategies into current and future development goals.
10. Assess resource allocation decisions that influence sustainability practices and drive economic, social, cultural, and environmental stewardship.
11. Analyze domestic and international business opportunities within an international context.
12. Plan, implement, and evaluate projects and programs, using project planning principles and tools.
13. Assess the overall financial performance of an organization.
14. Apply management-level decision-making and strategic planning skills.
15. Develop a business plan based on sound research that integrates business principles and best practices.
16. Evaluate the impact of the economic, social, political, and cultural variables which affect a business.
17. Demonstrate leadership skills to motivate others to achieve personal and organizational goals.
18. Design strategies to creatively organize, lead, and manage the risks of an organization.
19. Implement best practice principles for the planning, directing, and controlling of an organization.
20. Contribute to the planning, implementation and evaluation of sales strategies to improve revenue generation.
21. Construct creative and innovative ideas to address business challenges and opportunities.
22. Assess the impact on individuals, groups and organizations when an individual exceeds the limits of their knowledge and takes inappropriate risks.