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Courses and Descriptions

Courses and Descriptions

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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-1054Accounting for Managers
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During this course the required knowledge of accounting and finance to perform the role of a manager will be covered. The content will include an introduction to essential accounting concepts, the development and analysis of financial statements, profit planning to aid management decisions, management of working capital, and preparation of sales and cash budgets.

BUSA-1167College Success Strategies
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This course offers tools that will help students to navigate the changes that come with moving on to a new school. It will introduce strategies in listening, speaking, reading, and writing to help students accomplish academic tasks more easily. Students will learn how to define and set achievable goals, use time wisely, as well as establish and nurture relationships with instructors and peers, allowing them to manage stress and balance studies, jobs, friends and families.  Students will have a greater opportunity for academic success as they develop effective study habits, enhance academic integrity, and learn creative ways to solve problems. 

BUSA-1168Intercultural Competence
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This course covers concepts, theories, and frameworks fundamental to building mutual respect between people across cultures. The course demonstrates how students can help build stronger teams and communities that benefit from the power of understanding diverse worldviews, attitudes, and contributions. It highlights the skills and attributes students need so they can collaborate effectively in a multicultural context. While honoring their knowledge and experiences, this course provides a venue for exploring creative ways of bridging a student’s perspective with that of others who have backgrounds different from their own. Students will develop skills for communicating and working within a diverse setting. 

BUSA-1169Effective Writing & Speaking for Business
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Having effective communication skills is key to a student’s success in this fast-paced and globally connected world. This course provides guidance for writing common types of business text including informational and analytical reports, workplace emails, letters, memos, and short essays. Students will also learn guidelines for properly documenting sources of information they obtain from their research. During the coursework, students will also get a closer look at the processes involved in interpreting authentic reading materials such as case studies, course textbooks, and articles from journals, news, and websites. Students will polish their ability to learn through reading and researching. 

BUSA-1174Business Leadership
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This course will examine leadership theory and practice. Through various sources, personal and professional leadership strategies, including leadership approaches, theories, and principles, communication, employee motivation and management will be studied. These theories will be applied to personal and professional life.

BUSA-1175Organizational Behaviour
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This course will study human behaviour in organizations and develop the skills needed to deal with people at work. The course content includes individual behaviour, values, interpersonal relationships, group and team dynamics, and organizational culture.

BUSA-1176Business Law and Ethics
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This course will focus on the field of business law and its related concepts of ethics, privacy, and confidentiality. It will examine the concepts of contract law and apply them in business contexts. In addition, application of legislation related to torts, agency, various forms of business organization, and the sale of goods will be covered. Particular emphasis will be placed on applying ethical decision-making within business contexts, as well as on the essential nature of privacy and confidentiality in business relationships.

COMM-1173Communication Strategies
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Everyone communicates, but are they doing it well? Communicative competence takes practice and self-awareness. By developing their communication skills, the student will improve their interpersonal ability, intercultural competence, and digital fluency to prepare the student for success in the workplace. In Communication Strategies, the student will learn through discovery and project-based activities to practice approaching situations critically and collaboratively. The strategies the student will gain in this course will be useful throughout their program and in their chosen industry.

COMM-2172Communication for the Workplace
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Welcome to an immersive experience that will give students hands-on practice in finding, getting, and keeping the job they want. Students will enter through the "Employment Centre", move to an active "Probation Period", and close with a meaningful "Performance Review". This course is a creative and participatory workplace preparation designed to give students a head start in today's competitive job market.

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COMM-2174Communication for Business
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Do you trust your own judgement? Can you make decisions confidently, give feedback constructively, and handle disagreements professionally? Your ability to successfully work in the business sector requires strong communicative competence.

In this Communication for Business course, the student will continue to develop their communicative competence by collaborating with their peers to manage and present information in oral and written form, demonstrate active listening, and practice negotiation/persuasion strategies in a business context (marketing, sales, and customer service).

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COMM-3175Communication for Global MGMT and Leadership
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Welcome to Communication for Global MGMT and Leadership. Human skills such as intercultural competence, collaboration, and negotiation are essential for working in any business environment. In this course, you will continue to practice advanced communication skills expected in today’s leadership and management positions in a variety of business settings (public/private, domestic/international). This course will give the business professional practical communication skills and strategies for administrative, accounting, leadership and management roles in the global business environment.

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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.

MATH-1079Critical Thinking for Results
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Being able to think critically and to solve problems with creativity and resourcefulness are two key skills that employers want you to have. This course will give you exposure to some proven problem- solving techniques, along with opportunities to practice thinking critically and solving problems. You will work individually and in groups to explore real-world issues; you will report to the instructor and to your classmates on your findings in both written and oral formats. 

MGMT-1069Intercultural Management
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The course will cover how to leverage an organization’s diverse workforce to enhance its competitive advantage. It will include the elements of culture that define societies, intercultural communication skills that support collaboration, and strategies that enhance organizational and personal efficiency and effectiveness.

MGMT-1070Strategic Management
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This course covers the key concepts, tools, and principles of strategy formulation and competitive analysis, designed to capitalize on emerging opportunities. The content focuses on information analyses, organizational processes, skills, business knowledge and judgement that managers must possess to devise strategy, to position their firms to sustain and maximize progress in the face of uncertainty and competition. Learners will take a general management perspective, viewing the organization as a whole entity by examining how policies in each functional area are integrated and woven to represent the whole firm to achieve sustainability and profitability in an ever changing and competitive environment.

MRKT-1039Marketing Management
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This course will discuss the role of marketing management and marketing strategy and demonstrate their importance to the survival and success of the organization within a competitive and dynamic business environment. During the course, participants will create and present a comprehensive marketing plan for the marketing activities within a particular industry. 

PRAC-1062Practicum
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 The student will complete a minimum sixteen-week work experience, either paid or unpaid. While the college will help students find work placements, it is each student’s responsibility to find a position. The college approved placement must be related to the specialty courses of the program. Students will prepare an assignment related to the placement, and final evaluation will be assessed by the work placement supervisor and the college. 

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PROJ-1005Organizational Change Management
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Study the theory behind, and practical application of, essential change management tools and techniques. Learn to employ strategies to assist you in recognizing, diagnosing, planning, implementing and sustaining organizational change.

Examine current change management issues facing organizations, executives, project teams and work groups, along with strategies to solve them.

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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.

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