BUSSP-CT Business and Administrative Studies

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Overview

  • Certificate program
  • Delivered at five campuses:
    • Notre Dame Campus, Winnipeg
    • Interlake Campus, Selkirk
    • Portage Campus, Portage la Prairie
    • Steinbach Campus, Steinbach
    • Winkler Campus, Winkler
  • Available by classroom and distance delivery

Description
Develop a broad understanding of management and administrative functions in business, industry and not-for-profit organizations to help you prepare for advancement or career changes.

This program will prepare you for a variety of careers in business and management. You will expand your knowledge base and develop fundamental skills to supervise, communicate and manage. Electives are offered to further develop your understanding of key business functions such as accounting, economics, and marketing.

Admission Requirements

Regular Admission Requirements

  1. Successful completion of Grade 12 including one credit in each of the following:
  • Grade 12 English
    and
  • Grade 12 Math.

Mature Student Admission Requirements
If you are 19 years of age or older on or before September 30 in your year of registration, have been out of high school for a minimum of one year, and you do not meet the regular admission requirements, you may apply under the mature student admission requirements.

  1. Successful completion of: 
  • The courses listed in Regular Admission Requirement 1
    or
  • RRC’s Introduction to Business program (This program is no longer offered by the College)

Click the "More Info" link beside the course's name to view the description of the course.

Course Dates and Fees

2019 Fall Term
SEMR-9130 Indigenous Staffing Strategiesmore info
Location: Portage La Prairie Campus
DatesClass DaysTimeInstructorSectionCostActions
Nov 12, 19 - Nov 26, 19Tu6:30PM - 9:15PMTBA190886$145
Location: Portage La Prairie Campus
Dates
Nov 12, 19 - Nov 26, 19
Class days
Tu
Time
6:30PM - 9:15PM
Instructor
TBA
Section
190886
Cost
$145

2020 Winter Term
COMM-1023 Basic Business Communicationsmore info
Location: Portage La Prairie Campus
DatesClass DaysTimeInstructorSectionCostActions
Jan 20, 20 - Apr 27, 20M6:30PM - 9:30PMTBA198261$380
Location: Steinbach
DatesClass DaysTimeInstructorSectionCostActions
Jan 08, 20 - Mar 13, 20W F8:30AM - 10:30AMM. Desrosiers197055$417
Location: Winkler Campus
DatesClass DaysTimeInstructorSectionCostActions
Mar 03, 20 - May 26, 20Tu6:30PM - 9:30PMTBA193079$435
Location: Portage La Prairie Campus
Dates
Jan 20, 20 - Apr 27, 20
Class days
M
Time
6:30PM - 9:30PM
Instructor
TBA
Section
198261
Cost
$380
Location: Steinbach
Dates
Jan 08, 20 - Mar 13, 20
Class days
W F
Time
8:30AM - 10:30AM
Instructor
M. Desrosiers
Section
197055
Cost
$417
Location: Winkler Campus
Dates
Mar 03, 20 - May 26, 20
Class days
Tu
Time
6:30PM - 9:30PM
Instructor
TBA
Section
193079
Cost
$435
SEMR-9158 Building Workplace Loyaltymore info
Location: Portage La Prairie Campus
DatesClass DaysTimeInstructorSectionCostActions
Mar 10, 20 - Mar 24, 20Tu6:30PM - 9:15PMTBA198266$145
Location: Portage La Prairie Campus
Dates
Mar 10, 20 - Mar 24, 20
Class days
Tu
Time
6:30PM - 9:15PM
Instructor
TBA
Section
198266
Cost
$145
COMM-2000 Business Communication 2more info
Location: Steinbach
DatesClass DaysTimeInstructorSectionCostActions
Jan 06, 20 - Apr 29, 20M W1:30PM - 3:30PMM. Desrosiers196957$547
Location: Steinbach
Dates
Jan 06, 20 - Apr 29, 20
Class days
M W
Time
1:30PM - 3:30PM
Instructor
M. Desrosiers
Section
196957
Cost
$547
COMP-1975 Business Computingmore info
Location: Steinbach
DatesClass DaysTimeInstructorSectionCostActions
Jan 07, 20 - May 07, 20Tu Th10:45AM - 12:45PMT. Banman197050$547
Location: Steinbach
Dates
Jan 07, 20 - May 07, 20
Class days
Tu Th
Time
10:45AM - 12:45PM
Instructor
T. Banman
Section
197050
Cost
$547
ADMN-3001 Business Lawmore info
Location: Steinbach
DatesClass DaysTimeInstructorSectionCostActions
Jan 06, 20 - Apr 29, 20M W1:30PM - 3:30PME. Villa Perez197603$547
Location: Steinbach
Dates
Jan 06, 20 - Apr 29, 20
Class days
M W
Time
1:30PM - 3:30PM
Instructor
E. Villa Perez
Section
197603
Cost
$547
ACCT-3004 Cost Accountingmore info
Location: Steinbach
DatesClass DaysTimeInstructorSectionCostActions
Jan 07, 20 - May 01, 20F9:30AM - 10:30AMD. Jensen197605$657
Tu Th8:30AM - 10:30AM
Location: Steinbach
Dates
Jan 07, 20 - May 01, 20
Class days
F
Time
9:30AM - 10:30AM
Instructor
D. Jensen
Section
197605
Cost
$657
Dates
Jan 07, 20 - May 01, 20
Class days
Tu Th
Time
8:30AM - 10:30AM
Instructor
D. Jensen
Section
197605
Cost
$657
ACCT-1971 Financial Accounting 1more info
Location: Portage La Prairie Campus
DatesClass DaysTimeInstructorSectionCostActions
Jan 08, 20 - Jul 08, 20W6:30PM - 9:30PMTBA198263$875
Location: Winkler Campus
DatesClass DaysTimeInstructorSectionCostActions
Jan 06, 20 - Jun 08, 20M6:00PM - 10:00PMTBA192938$659
Location: Portage La Prairie Campus
Dates
Jan 08, 20 - Jul 08, 20
Class days
W
Time
6:30PM - 9:30PM
Instructor
TBA
Section
198263
Cost
$875
Location: Winkler Campus
Dates
Jan 06, 20 - Jun 08, 20
Class days
M
Time
6:00PM - 10:00PM
Instructor
TBA
Section
192938
Cost
$659
ACCT-2043 Financial Accounting 2more info
Location: Steinbach
DatesClass DaysTimeInstructorSectionCostActions
Jan 06, 20 - May 01, 20F8:30AM - 10:30AMB. Hiebert196954$657
M W9:00AM - 10:30AM
Location: Winkler Campus
DatesClass DaysTimeInstructorSectionCostActions
Jan 08, 20 - May 20, 20W6:00PM - 10:00PMTBA192948$659
Location: Steinbach
Dates
Jan 06, 20 - May 01, 20
Class days
F
Time
8:30AM - 10:30AM
Instructor
B. Hiebert
Section
196954
Cost
$657
Dates
Jan 06, 20 - May 01, 20
Class days
M W
Time
9:00AM - 10:30AM
Instructor
B. Hiebert
Section
196954
Cost
$657
Location: Winkler Campus
Dates
Jan 08, 20 - May 20, 20
Class days
W
Time
6:00PM - 10:00PM
Instructor
TBA
Section
192948
Cost
$659
HUMR-1019 Human Behaviour in Organizationsmore info
Location: Portage La Prairie Campus
DatesClass DaysTimeInstructorSectionCostActions
Jan 22, 20 - Apr 15, 20W6:30PM - 9:30PMTBA198264$380
Location: Portage La Prairie Campus
Dates
Jan 22, 20 - Apr 15, 20
Class days
W
Time
6:30PM - 9:30PM
Instructor
TBA
Section
198264
Cost
$380
HUMR-1015 Human Resource Managementmore info
Location: Steinbach
DatesClass DaysTimeInstructorSectionCostActions
Jan 07, 20 - Apr 30, 20Tu Th8:30AM - 10:30AMV. Fehr196958$547
Location: Steinbach
Dates
Jan 07, 20 - Apr 30, 20
Class days
Tu Th
Time
8:30AM - 10:30AM
Instructor
V. Fehr
Section
196958
Cost
$547
ACCT-3003 Intermediate Accounting 2more info
Location: Steinbach
DatesClass DaysTimeInstructorSectionCostActions
Jan 06, 20 - May 01, 20F8:30AM - 9:30AMD. Jensen197582$657
M W8:30AM - 10:30AM
Location: Steinbach
Dates
Jan 06, 20 - May 01, 20
Class days
F
Time
8:30AM - 9:30AM
Instructor
D. Jensen
Section
197582
Cost
$657
Dates
Jan 06, 20 - May 01, 20
Class days
M W
Time
8:30AM - 10:30AM
Instructor
D. Jensen
Section
197582
Cost
$657
ECON-2000 Macroeconomicsmore info
Location: Steinbach
DatesClass DaysTimeInstructorSectionCostActions
Jan 07, 20 - Apr 30, 20Tu Th10:30AM - 12:30PME. Villa Perez196962$547
Location: Steinbach
Dates
Jan 07, 20 - Apr 30, 20
Class days
Tu Th
Time
10:30AM - 12:30PM
Instructor
E. Villa Perez
Section
196962
Cost
$547
MRKT-1002 Marketingmore info
Location: Steinbach
DatesClass DaysTimeInstructorSectionCostActions
Jan 07, 20 - Apr 30, 20Tu Th1:30PM - 3:30PMM. Desrosiers196971$547
Location: Steinbach
Dates
Jan 07, 20 - Apr 30, 20
Class days
Tu Th
Time
1:30PM - 3:30PM
Instructor
M. Desrosiers
Section
196971
Cost
$547
COMM-1016 Report Writingmore info
Location: Steinbach
DatesClass DaysTimeInstructorSectionCostActions
Jan 06, 20 - Feb 28, 20F8:30AM - 10:30AMTBA191321$417
M W9:00AM - 10:30AM
Location: Steinbach
Dates
Jan 06, 20 - Feb 28, 20
Class days
F
Time
8:30AM - 10:30AM
Instructor
TBA
Section
191321
Cost
$417
Dates
Jan 06, 20 - Feb 28, 20
Class days
M W
Time
9:00AM - 10:30AM
Instructor
TBA
Section
191321
Cost
$417
ACCT-1088 Simply Accounting (PC)more info
Location: Portage La Prairie Campus
DatesClass DaysTimeInstructorSectionCostActions
Feb 24, 20 - Jun 22, 20M6:30PM - 9:30PMTBA198278$485
Location: Steinbach
DatesClass DaysTimeInstructorSectionCostActions
Jan 07, 20 - Feb 28, 20F1:30PM - 3:30PMT. Provis197127$447
Tu Th10:45AM - 12:45PM
Location: Portage La Prairie Campus
Dates
Feb 24, 20 - Jun 22, 20
Class days
M
Time
6:30PM - 9:30PM
Instructor
TBA
Section
198278
Cost
$485
Location: Steinbach
Dates
Jan 07, 20 - Feb 28, 20
Class days
F
Time
1:30PM - 3:30PM
Instructor
T. Provis
Section
197127
Cost
$447
Dates
Jan 07, 20 - Feb 28, 20
Class days
Tu Th
Time
10:45AM - 12:45PM
Instructor
T. Provis
Section
197127
Cost
$447

2020 Spring Term
SEMR-9115 Managing Changemore info
Location: Portage La Prairie Campus
DatesClass DaysTimeInstructorSectionCostActions
Apr 29, 20 - May 13, 20W6:30PM - 9:15PMTBA198285$145
Location: Portage La Prairie Campus
Dates
Apr 29, 20 - May 13, 20
Class days
W
Time
6:30PM - 9:15PM
Instructor
TBA
Section
198285
Cost
$145

Program Outline

You must successfully complete 12 courses.

Core Communication Courses (choose two): 

  • Basic Business Communications -
    or
    Business Communication 1- C/D 
  • Effective Speaking - C/D
  • Report Writing - C/D

Core Managerial Courses (choose four):

  • Human Behaviour in Organizations - C/D
  • Human Resource Management - C/D
  • Assertiveness Training -
  • Management Information Systems - C
  • Management Principles 1 - C/D
  • Management Principles 2 - C
  • Management Principles 3 - C
  • Frontline Supervision and Leadership - C
  • Project Management Fundamentals - C/D
  • Psychology - C/D

Elective Courses: Choose six as listed on Courses and Descriptions

Notes: 

You may take five seminars for one elective credit. The seminars are:

  • Managing Young Workers - D
  • Indigenous Staffing Strategies - C
  • Effective Listening Techniques - D
  • Conflict Resolution - D
  • Building Workplace Loyalty - C
  • Managing Change - C/D
  • Negotiating Skills - C/D

Legend:

  • C/D - Classroom or Distance Delivery 
  • C - Classroom Delivery
  • D - Distance Delivery

Transfer of Credits
For transfers between RRC programs or external transfers of credits to RRC programs, see Policy A14

Courses and Descriptions

(Click the course name to view the description of the course)
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
In addition to Transfer of Credit from a recognized post secondary institution, other RPL processes are available for RPL courses. Click here for more information. For courses with no RPL, please check www.rrc.ca/rpl for additional contact information.
ACCT-1088Simply Accounting (PC)
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By using Sage 50 software, you will develop an understanding on how to enter business transactions into the general ledger, prepare and adjust entries, and print out financial statements. Sage 50 is used for accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, and inventory.

Prerequisites:
ACCT-1971Financial Accounting 1RPL
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This first course in accounting covers the double-entry bookkeeping procedures, adjustments, and production of financial statements pertaining to sole proprietorships. Coverage is also given to special journals, subsidiary ledgers, and control accounts. This results in a complete presentation of the accounting cycle for a service or merchandise business. Later in the course more in depth study of inventory costing methods, control procedures for cash including petty cash, and bank reconciliations is presented.

ACCT-2043Financial Accounting 2
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This second course in accounting starts with accounts receivable, short-term notes receivable, and payroll. This is followed by the cost, depreciation, and disposal of capital assets. Then the accounting for partnerships involving income distribution, admission or withdrawal of a partner, and liquidations is covered. An introduction to corporation accounting covering the issue of shares, cash, and share dividends is presented next. Later topics presented are the accounting for bonds, emphasizing the effective interest method for amortizing discounts and premiums, and the cash flow statement. During the course, students will also receive an introduction to Sage 50 software.

Prerequisites:
ACCT-3000Intermediate Accounting 1
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In this course, students will move beyond the fundamental accounting processes of their introductory courses and learn about measurement, valuation and presentation of all the balance sheet elements. The importance of user objectives in financial reporting and a professional’s responsibility to society are discussed. Students will begin their studies by learning how to develop comprehensive financial statements for public companies as well as a broad discussion on International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and Accounting Standards for Private Enterprises (ASPE). The remainder of the course will cover the variety of accounting policy choices that are available to measure and value assets and the criteria used to make those choices. Upon completion of this course, students will be able to properly measure and value balance sheet elements using appropriate standards, recognize situations where choices between accounting policies exist, evaluate the choices and prepare recommendations.

Prerequisites:
ACCT-3001Accounting Software
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This course highlights two popular accounting software programs, Sage 300 (formerly Accpac) and Sage 50. Sage 300 is an application designed for use by a medium to large sized company. Sage 50 is an application designed for use by a small to medium sized company. This course familiarizes students with processing common business transactions in each of the programs. The material is presented using practice companies that emphasize major features of the software programs presented.

Prerequisites:
ACCT-3002Management Information Systems
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This course provides an introduction to the role of information systems in business, information technology, computer hardware, software, managing data resources, telecommunications and networks, the Internet and the new information technology infrastructure, systems development, systems security and control and higher-level information systems.

ACCT-3003Intermediate Accounting 2
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In this course, students will move beyond the fundamental accounting processes of their introductory courses and learn about measurement, valuation and presentation of all the balance sheet elements. The importance of user objectives in financial reporting and a professional’s responsibility to society are discussed. Students will begin their studies by learning how to develop comprehensive financial statements for public companies as well as a broad discussion on International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and Accounting Standards for Private Enterprises (ASPE). The remainder of the course will cover the variety of accounting policy choices that are available to measure and value assets and the criteria used to make those choices. Upon completion of this course, students will be able to properly measure and value balance sheet elements using appropriate standards, recognize situations where choices between accounting policies exist, evaluate the choices and prepare recommendations.

Prerequisites:
ACCT-3004Cost Accounting
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This course will introduce the student to cost terms and concepts. Job-order and process costing (weighted average method) will be covered. Cost-Volume-Profit analysis and breakeven calculations will be performed as well as a comparison between variable costing and absorption costing methods. Activity-based costing and budgeting will be discussed. Other topics to be covered include standard costs, flexible budgets and analysis, decentralization and other relevant costs for managerial decision-making will be explored.

Prerequisites:
ADMN-3001Business Law
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Develop an understanding and appreciation of the legal rights and responsibilities attached to a wide range of activities necessary to conduct business and commerce. The goal is to familiarize students with many of the legal aspects and consequences relating to these endeavours. Also, to develop in the student the ability to analyze short legal case studies.

BUSA-1056Harassment and Bullying
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Learn what harassment and bullying looks like. Discover what legislation says about harassment and bullying and what responsibilities people, such as employees and management, have with respect to dealing with harassment and bullying. Understand how to create a respectful environment that is free from harassment and bullying. You will learn how to respond to harassment and bullying complaints should they arise.

BUSA-1061Effective Speaking
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Enhance your proficiency in oral communication through information, tools, examples, and practice using individual and group presentations. Increase your skills in impromptu speaking; assessment, evaluation and meeting planning.

BUSA-1066Introduction to Workplace Harassment
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In this course, learn about definitions of harassment and bullying and frequency of harassment and bullying. We will also use a tool to determine if harassment has occurred, and explore examples of what is not usually considered harassment.

BUSA-1067Managing Workplace Harassment
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In this course, learn about harassment policies, roles and responsibilities, harassment investigations, and creating a respectful workplace.

COMM-1000Business Communication 1RPL
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This course will guide students through the techniques and processes involved in writing, speaking, and listening effectively for business. Students will be taught skills for networking, meetings, and working in teams. Students will apply a direct approach to create professional emails and letters. Students will learn strategies for competent information report writing. Students will be taught how to create and deliver a memorable oral presentation. The proper use of business writing rules, grammar, and etiquette will be emphasized throughout the course.

COMM-1016Report Writing
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In this course, you will focus on writing clear and effective business communication. Using a variety of report formats, you will learn the basic steps of report writing, including planning your approach, organizing information, writing the first draft, revising for clarity, and documenting sources. You also learn how to use supplementary visual aids to enhance your written report.

COMM-1023Basic Business CommunicationsRPL
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Develop the basic principles of business writing and discuss topics such as: standard business formats, the ability to write clear, readable letters and memos.  It also reviews correct grammar and usage and how to improve effectiveness as a speaker.

COMM-2000Business Communication 2
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Strengthening the skills acquired in Term 1, students will further develop their written communication skills by applying the indirect pattern in negative and persuasive situations. You will build up your job search skills by learning the strategies and nuances of the job interview. Presentation skills will be polished as you design and deliver a formal presentation. You will continue to develop report writing skills by planning, organizing, and writing an analytical report. Finally, you will learn how businesses use social media and the web to communicate with its audiences. Both individual and group work will be emphasized throughout the course.

Prerequisites:
COMP-1975Business ComputingRPL
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Business Computing is a hands-on course in which students develop skills in the use of current Microsoft productivity software. Topics include introductory and intermediate skills in Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint as well as the integration of these applications.

ECON-1022MicroeconomicsRPL
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The discipline of economics looks at how society produces and distributes goods and services to the marketplace. In Microeconomics, students explore the factors that influence buyers and sellers and learn how markets coordinate the decisions of individual buyers and sellers to determine market price. The concept of elasticity is used to determine how strongly people respond to changes in price or income. Finally, different market structures are identified, and production decisions are examined within a cost/revenue framework. Together with Macroeconomics, this course provides an introduction to the fundamental concepts and tools of economics.

ECON-2000Macroeconomics
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The course is a study of macroeconomic principles vital to understanding how countries manage their economies. The course covers topics such as measuring economic performance and sources of economic growth. It studies the determinants of aggregate demand and supply and how changes impact on inflation and economic growth. Problems of economic instability and methods used in stabilizing the economy through government fiscal and monetary policies are presented. The course also examines international trade, the international balance of payments and exchange rates.

FNCE-3002Business Finance
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This course is designed to expose students to the basic concepts underlying the financial manager's approach to decision-making. The course focuses on understanding finance fundamentals, such as risk, leverage, capital budgeting, short and long-term financing, taxation, working capital management and financial statement analysis In addition, a review of accounting is included with emphasis on the structure of the balance sheet, income statement, and statement of cash flow. This course provides an introduction to the operations and provisions of services by financial institutions.

Prerequisites:
HUMR-1015Human Resource Management
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This is a course covering the major responsibilities of a modern Human Resource Manager. The emphasis is on activities such as recruitment, appraisal, legal compliance, training, orientation, compensation and job analysis.

HUMR-1019Human Behaviour in OrganizationsRPL
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Address psychological principles and sociological concepts of human behaviour in formal and informal organized groups. Learn the main aspects of individual and group behaviour in purposeful group settings. Explore topics including group relationships, types of groups, task orientation, group structure, communication, leadership, group performance, psychological climate, human needs in organizations, status, and social roles.

MATH-1039Basic Business MathematicsRPL
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Develop the mathematical skills necessary to handle basic quantitative material found in other courses. Review basic arithmetic and algebraic operations. Study the application ratio, proportion, and percent to business problems, such as commissions and fees, taxes, and income statement analysis. Become familiar with handling financial mathematics topics like simple interest and discount, bank discounts, equivalent payment and negotiable instruments. Emphasis will be on main concepts rather than arithmetic.

MATH-1051Business and Financial MathematicsRPL
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This course introduces the key mathematics of business and finance. Business topics include payroll, taxes, indexes, currency exchange, and merchandising. Finance topics include simple and compound interest with business applications.

MGMT-1003Assertiveness Training
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Learn the value of assertiveness as a direct, honest and concise method of communication. Employers, managers, supervisors, employees, co-workers and the self-employed can benefit from using assertiveness to promote the protection of personal rights. Identify, discuss and practice methods of expressing your point of view while listening effectively. Discover your ability to assert yourself in difficult daily encounters.

MGMT-1068Frontline Supervision and Leadership
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Develop superior supervision and leadership strategies and enhance front line productivity in the workplace. Front-line leadership skills are essential for organizational success, as they help drive a team’s focus, motivation and efficiency. This course provides front line managers and supervisors, as well as, non-supervisory leaders with both the technical and interpersonal skills needed to enhance productivity and deal with people issues.

MGMT-1161Management Principles 1RPL
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Acquire the knowledge necessary to identify management functions and set out major principles, problems and objectives. Know the meaning of decision-making and learn how to stress the use of creative thinking in management. Discuss the fundamentals of organization and departmentalization, and learn the value of motivating people in management positions through communications, leadership and supervision. Study the methods used to control budgets, costs, quality, production and sales.

MGMT-2162Management Principles 2
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Undertake a comprehensive study of major management functions. Evaluate various management tools including econometrics, simulation and research affecting the decision making process. Investigate management control and evaluation techniques. Review the correlation between time and management functions.

Prerequisites:
MGMT-3164Management Principles 3
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Study management theory and practice and examine the role of manager, using extensive readings in management. Analyze the functions of innovation and representation and their effect on corporate behavior. As well, inspect various management styles and the contributions they make to organizational operation.

Prerequisites:
MRKT-1002Marketing
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The course is designed to provide students with a current and relevant strategic approach to the principles of marketing. Terms such as target markets, marketing mixes, and strategic planning will be uncovered through lectures, activities, cases, and assignments with a student-centered approach focusing on how to connect with the customer in today's digital and global world.

MRKT-3010Consumer Behaviour
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This course will build upon the foundation established in the introductory marketing course. The course will analyze consumer segmentation dimensions and will explain in a comprehensive manner why consumers act and behave as they do.

Prerequisites:
MRKT-3015Integrated Marketing Communications
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A concentrated course to learn the fundamentals of creating, implementing, and evaluating an integrated marketing communications plan within the marketing arena. You will learn the skills required in planning and executing advertising and promotion programs requiring research, creativity and timing.

Prerequisites:
PROJ-1030Project Management FundamentalsRPL
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Study the fundamental aspects and principles of project management including life cycle, integration, planning, organization and communication. Learn about work breakdown structures, diagramming, cost management and resource allocation. Examine today’s issues affecting project management including risk management, quality, conflict, and team building.

PSYC-1002Psychology
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This course explores the major areas of modern psychology. Key topics include sensation, cognition, learning, motivation, emotional behaviour, stress, methods of coping/adapting, brain structure and function and psychopathology. Fundamental principles of the scientific method and research design are emphasized. Students are expected to gain insight into the roots of human behaviour from both a biological and psychological perspective.

SEMR-9003Managing Young Workers
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Learn as managers and supervisors the facts about the new generations of workers. Explore innovative techniques to ensure effective skills transfer and how to maintain a productive workplace.

SEMR-9096Conflict Resolution
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We can expect to face conflict situations whenever we spend time with others; conflict gets resolved whether the situation is to our liking or not. This conflict resolution workshop addresses the interpersonal scope for such activity so that you can resolve your conflicts with others in a stable and safe environment, while still maintaining your own dignity. Topics include: safety procedures, how to maintain control of a situation, defusing techniques, how to listen and ask questions, mediation, and how to come to an eventual agreement.

SEMR-9106Negotiating Skills
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Explore the principles and practice of skilled negotiations. Learn to assess various negotiation situations and apply principles to arrive at an acceptable solution. Note: you will learn through a combination of lectures, discussion and group exercises.

SEMR-9115Managing Change
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Begin to understand the change management process, how to assess an organization’s readiness to implement change, and build the commitment to change. In this workshop, work through strategies to “make change stick”, cover create and implement change strategies, and learn to assess and evaluate the success of change strategies through lessons from the field.

SEMR-9130Indigenous Staffing Strategies
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This is a one day interactive workshop designed for all levels of management and staff interested in learning about and developing Indigenous Employment Strategies.  Throughout the day you will discuss building a business case for Indigenous employment strategies while learning from the experience of others.  Discover the tips, resources and tools available which will help you to develop your Indigenous workforce as well as best practice models you may wish to utilize in your own workplace.

SEMR-9152Effective Listening Techniques
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Learn techniques for better listening and note-taking. Learn how to ignore distractions, summarize what a speaker has said, and control your emotions. Know when to ask questions or comment.

SEMR-9158Building Workplace Loyalty
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Pressure is being placed on managers to build progressive working environments that encourage and support employee growth and job satisfaction. Participants will be introduced to a simple tool to assess their ability to foster a working environment that ensures high levels of employee engagement. We will also discuss practical techniques to identify and nurture employee ability and to build higher levels of employee commitment and contribution.

SOSC-3001Psychology
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This is an introductory course designed to apply to the career and personal aspirations of young adults. The focus of the course is on human personal growth, change and adjustment, and creativity. Emphasis is placed on growth psychology approach to human personality and on the motivating factors affecting people's lives.

Recent Changes

Marketing (MRKT-1002) can be taken in lieu of Marketing 1 (MRKT-1061) and Marketing 2 (MRKT-2068).

MGMT-1167 (Principles of Supervision and Leadership) credit obtained prior to September 1, 2017 will be accepted as equivalent to MGMT-1068 (Frontline Supervision and Leadership).

Transfer Credit Opportunities

You are welcome to transfer courses from the full-time day programs. You must have obtained a minimum grade of C in a course for it to be eligible for transfer.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is a process which documents and compares an individual's prior learning gained from prior education, work and life experiences and personal study to the learning outcomes in College courses/programs. For more information, please visit www.rrc.ca/rpl.

Other Information

BUSA-1066 (Intro to Workplace Harassment) and BUSA-1067 (Managing Workplace Harassment) may be substituted for BUSA-1056 (Harassment and Bullying).

Students may not hold credit for both the 40-hour course (BUSA-1056) and the 20-hour courses (BUSA-1066 and BUSA-1067).

Graduate Employment Report

Red River College surveys its graduates on an annual basis to collect data related to the graduates’ employment status, salary, occupation and skill use. In addition, graduates are asked to indicate their level of satisfaction regarding the education they received at Red River College.

Visit www.rrc.ca/numbers/reports/graduate-satisfaction for graduate satisfaction and employment reports.

Graduation Requirements

You must complete your part-time program within four years from the start of the first course in the program, unless otherwise stated in the program outline.

A program GPA of 2.0 (60%) is required to graduate

You will not be granted more than 75% of your credit requirements for graduation through transfer of credit.

When you have successfully completed all the required courses in this program, be sure to apply for your certificate. For complete details and forms, see Application to Graduate

Questions about graduation? Please call 204-694-1789 or 1-866-242-7073 for assistance.

Graduation with Honours
If you obtain a grade point average (GPA) of 3.8 or better for the program, you will graduate with honours. If you fail any course in the program, you will not be eligible for this honours designation.

Contact Information

For more information, contact:

School of Continuing Education
E113 - 2055 Notre Dame Ave
Winnipeg, MB   R3H 0J9
Phone: 204-694-1789 or 1-866-242-7073
Fax: 204-633-6489
Email: cde@rrc.ca

Interlake Campus
Box 304
825 Manitoba Avenue
Selkirk, MB  R1A 1T0
Toll-free: 1-866-946-3241
Phone: 204-785-5328
Fax: 204-482-7082
Email: interlake@rrc.ca

Peguis-Fisher River Campus
Box 598
Peguis, MB  R0C 3J0
Phone: 204-645-4179
E-mail: peguisfisherrivercampus@rrc.ca

Portage Campus
32 - 5th Street SE
Portage la Prairie, MB   R1N 1J2
Phone: 204-856-1914
Fax: 204-856-1915
Email: portage@rrc.ca

Steinbach Campus
Unit 2 - 385 Loewen Blvd.
Steinbach, MB   R5G 0B3
Phone: 204-320-2500
Fax: 204-346-0178
Email: steinbach@rrc.ca

Winkler Campus
100 - 561 Main Street
Winkler, MB   R6W 1E8
Phone: 204-325-9672
Fax: 204-325-4947
Email: winkler@rrc.ca

How to Register

For information on how to register for courses in this program, follow the link below.

www.rrc.ca/part-time/registration/

Student Evaluation of Program

Every year Red River College surveys students, in all full-time programs, to learn more about their college experience. The questionnaire includes questions about students’ experiences with College programs, facilities, and services offered.

Visit www.rrc.ca/numbers/reports/student-evaluation-of-program for student evaluation of program reports.

College Support Services

Red River College is committed to student success and provides valuable support services to assist in helping students make the most of their time at RRC.

Visit www.rrc.ca/supports for more information.

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