FULL-TIME | WINNIPEG LOCATIONS ACADF-NA Applied Commerce Education - After Degree

Courses and Descriptions

Courses and Descriptions

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ACCT-1092Financial Accounting 1
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ACCT-2092Financial Accounting 2
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Topics from Financial Accounting 1 are further developed in this course. Students will learn advanced procedures using manual and computerized accounting systems. Advanced topics include but are not limited to cash control, inventory, depreciation, disposal of assets, receivables and payables, partnerships, corporations, reporting of earnings, and income distribution. Topics in this course align with teaching the Applied Commerce Manitoba Education curriculum.

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ADMN-2002Entrepreneurial Ventures
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In the course, students will explore entrepreneurial characteristics that support the ability to develop, organize and manage a business venture. A variety of topics related to business ownership including financing, marketing, operations, and management will be examined. Students will develop and analyze business plans in order to assess associated risks, challenges, and opportunities involved in a establishing an entrepreneurial venture. Topics in this course align with teaching the Applied Commerce Manitoba Education curriculum.

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BUSA-1109Introduction to Applied Commerce
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This course introduces students to fundamental theories, concepts, and current trends in Canadian and global business environments. Students will explore topics related to business frameworks, accounting, finance, economics, marketing, management, human resources, and operations. Students will discuss ethics, sustainability, political, legal, and cultural issues as they relate to business and consumers. Ultimately, students will learn what business is, where it originates, the role of management and the relationships between businesses, the economy and society. Topics in this course align with teaching the Applied Commerce Manitoba Education curriculum.

BUSA-1110Business and Personal Finance
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This course examines a range of personal, public, and business financial topics including budgeting, buying, leasing, renting of assets and subsequent expenses and liabilities. Students will investigate types of investments and consumer and business debt and credit. Students will analyze risk, examine contingency plans, and review other associated business and personal costs. An exploration of how government and business sectors influence financial matters at both a personal and business level will complement the course. Topics in this course align with teaching the Applied Commerce Manitoba Education curriculum.

COMM-2179Communication for Educators
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Communicating effectively takes self-awareness and practice. In Communication for Educators, education-sector students will improve their intra and interpersonal communication, intercultural competence, and digital skills to improve professional interactions in education systems and workplaces. Students will learn through discovery and project-based activities to practice approaching situations critically, collaboratively, and empathetically. Students will be able to apply the skills gained in this course to their interactions in their other courses, practicums, and workplaces.

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Take: COMM-1173 or equivalent from U of W
COMP-1268Visual Communications and Design
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In this course, students will develop visual communication skills using word processing, desktop publishing and presentation applications. An assessment of the student’s ability to adhere to touch typing standards will be part of the course. Students will incorporate elements of good design, language, and tone appropriate for business communications adhering to recognized standards, including the use of online applications. Topics in this course align with teaching the Applied Commerce Manitoba Education curriculum.

COMP-1269Applied Technology for Teaching and Learning
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This course introduces students to basic technologies found in business and educational environments. Students will explore a variety of technology including, business productivity software, basic website development, cloud-based computing, social media, mobile devices, apps, and collaboration tools. Topics in this course align with teaching Information Communication Technology (ICT) and the Applied Commerce Manitoba Education curriculum.

COMP-1270Computational Thinking: Coding and Web Design
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Coding and Web Design explores the design of web content appropriate for desktop and mobile technologies using a computational thinking process. The analysis and development of websites, blogs, wikis, e-Portfolios, and a social media presence will be the focus of the course. Students will receive instruction in web design theory and creation using industry software. Coding principles will be taught to support digital applications. Topics in this course align with teaching Information Communication Technology (ICT) and the Applied Commerce Manitoba Education curriculum.

COMP-2268Digital Media Technology
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Digital media explores various aspects of digital design theory and content creation. This course includes multimedia elements such as digital images, audio, and video. The course will culminate in the design and creation of a digital media project using industry software. Topics in this course align with teaching Information Communication Technology (ICT) and the Applied Commerce Manitoba Education curriculum.

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ECON-2003Economics
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This course introduces the fundamental concepts of micro-economics and macro-economics and how they influence business and consumer decision-making. Students will explore local and global economic factors that cause change to both business and government. The relationships between supply and demand, buyers and sellers, and revenues and costs will be analyzed. Additional topics include, banking and fiscal policies, government policies, inflation, unemployment, and the impact of market economies. Topics in this course align with teaching the Applied Commerce Manitoba Education curriculum.

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EDUC-1101Exploration of Teaching and Learning
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This course examines the Manitoba K-Grade 12 education system. The major objective of this course is to further teacher candidates’ understanding of the relevant social, legal, and political factors that provide the context for life in the classroom and for the teacher-student relationship. Students will also relate these factors to the role and expectations of a classroom teacher. Teacher candidates will apply this learning in Applied Commerce Education Student Teaching Practicum 1 or IA Student Teaching Practicum 1 in the teachable major in a current or subsequent term.

EDUC-2102Applied Commerce C&I 1
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EDUC-3034Technology Inclusive Pedagogy
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This course examines educational technologies that engage learners when teaching the Manitoba Education Applied Commerce Curriculum and the Senior Years Information and Communication Technology Framework. Students will apply educational technology models to validate the use of technology in learning. Micro-teaching will be used to demonstrate a series of lessons or a unit of study that have been developed using the principles of an established model.

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EDUC-3102Applied Commerce C&I 2
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In this intermediate level curriculum and instruction course students will continue to focus on planning, preparation, and methodology for teaching the Manitoba Education Applied Commerce Education curriculum and Senior Years Information and Communication Technology framework. Teacher candidates will build on teacher and student-centered methodology and pedagogy addressed in Applied Commerce C&I 1. The focus will be on detailed outcome writing, lesson, and long-range unit planning, as well as basic assessment strategies. Students will present technology infused lessons in a micro teaching environment as well as continue to reflect on their learning and development as a professional educator. Teacher candidates will apply this learning in Applied Commerce Education Student Teaching Practicum 3 in the teachable major in a current or subsequent term.

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Take: EDUC-2102 and PRAC-2207, or take EDUC-1075.
Take: ADMN-2002 (or ADMN-1002), ACCT-2092 (or ACCT-2008), and MGMT-3018 (or MGMT-2090).
EDUC-4008Assessment and Evaluation for Teaching And Learning
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This course prepares teacher candidates to use a variety of formative and summative evaluation and assessment techniques to guide teaching and learning. Specific topics will address the importance of inclusive assessment practices to meet the needs of all learners as well as reflecting upon and refining the effectiveness of the instructional process. Students will examine the reporting structure applied within a K-12 education system.

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EDUC-4009Course Design and Planning
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In this course, students will apply design frameworks to curriculum design and unit planning. Students will apply their knowledge of the relationship between learning outcomes, assessment, instructional methods and learning models to design a course of study directly related to their subject specialty. Through the application of knowledge structures that are accurately and meaningfully organized, students will use a sequential process of formulating, selecting, and organizing course materials to engage learners and support learning transfer. Frameworks such as Backward Design serve as a conceptual map for planning or revising a course, syllabus, or lesson.

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EDUC-4102Applied Commerce C&I3
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In this advanced level curriculum and instruction course students will continue to focus on planning, preparation, and methodology for teaching the Manitoba Education Applied Commerce Education curriculum and Senior Years Information and Communication Technology framework. Teacher candidates will build on teacher and student-centered methodology and pedagogy addressed in Applied Commerce C&I 2. The primary focus will be on include advanced outcome writing, lesson, and long-range unit planning, as well as advanced assessment strategies. Students will present technology infused lessons in a micro-teaching environment as well as continue to reflect on their learning and development as a professional educator. Teacher candidates will apply this learning in ACE Student Teaching Practicum 4 in the teachable major, in a current or subsequent term.

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MGMT-3018Management
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This course provides insight into the responsibilities required to manage a small business, particularly in a retail environment. Students will examine internal and external forces that impact management decisions. The exploration and analysis of several management topics including but not limited to regulations, human resources and retailing strategies will be facilitated. Students acquire management exposure through observation of a school-based retail store or credit union. Topics in this course align with teaching the Applied Commerce Manitoba Education curriculum.

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MRKT-1101Principles of Marketing
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In this introductory marketing course, students will explore fundamental marketing topics including product life cycle, marketing channels, branding, and social media as well as examine marketing strategies such as product development, pricing, and launch. Advertising as a component of marketing is explored through both a local and a global lens. Students will review and discuss ethical and unethical business practices and associated laws. Additional topics may include social responsibility, consumer decision making and customer relationship management (CRM). Topics in this course align with teaching the Applied Commerce Manitoba Education curriculum.

PRAC-1207Applied Commerce Education Student Teaching Practicum 1
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In this first practicum coordinated through Red River College Polytechnic, teacher candidates will participate in a student teaching opportunity within the K-12 school system for a minimum of 20 days. With the full guidance of a cooperating teacher, teacher candidates will demonstrate a progression of teaching competence in their major teachable subject. Throughout this first practicum experience, teacher candidates will observe and assume a limited number of teaching responsibilities in the learning environment.

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PRAC-2207Applied Commerce Education Student Teaching Practicum 2
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In this second practicum coordinated through Red River College Polytechnic, teacher candidates will participate in a student teaching opportunity within the K-12 school system for a minimum of 20 days. With the full support of a cooperating teacher, teacher candidates will demonstrate a progression of teaching competence in their major teachable subject. Throughout this practicum, teacher candidates will assume up to 25% of the primary responsibilities for the learning environment.

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PRAC-3207Applied Commerce Education Student Teaching Practicum 3
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In this third practicum coordinated through Red River College Polytechnic, teacher candidates will participate in a student teaching opportunity within the K-12 school system for a minimum of 20 days. With the moderate guidance of a cooperating teacher, teacher candidates will demonstrate a progression of teaching competence in their major teachable subject. Throughout this third practicum experience, teacher candidates will assume a minimum of 50% of the primary responsibilities for the learning environment.

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PRAC-4207Applied Commerce Education Student Teaching Practicum 4
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In this fourth practicum coordinated through Red River College Polytechnic, teacher candidates will participate in a student teaching opportunity within the K-12 school system for a minimum of 30 days. With minimal guidance from a cooperating teacher, teacher candidates will demonstrate a progression of teaching competence in their major teachable subject. Throughout this fourth practicum experience, teacher candidates will assume a minimum of 75% of the primary responsibilities for the learning environment.

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