This course introduces the accounting model and analysis of Financial Statements and the important concepts associated with them. (Format: Lecture/Problem Based Learning 3 Hours) (Exclusion: COMM 1111) Monday Wednesday and Friday 9:30 to 10:20AM Avard Dixon G10.
This course introduces the accounting model and analysis of Financial Statements and the important concepts associated with them. (Format: Lecture/Problem Based Learning 3 Hours) (Exclusion: COMM 1111) Monday Wednesday and Friday 10:30 to 11:20AM Avard Dixon G10.
A consumer orientation is essential for effective marketing decision making. In this course, the meaning of products and services to the consumer is stressed. Students have the opportunity to develop fundamental skills in analysis, report writing, and presentations. (Format: Lecture/Case Study 3 Hours) Tuesday and Thursday 11:30 to 12:50PM Avard Dixon 112.
This course focuses on the micro aspects of organizational behaviour. It emphasizes human needs, motivation, perception, individual differences, personality, job design, work attitudes, performance appraisal, and stress management. The objective is to ensure that potential managers interact more effectively with subordinates, peers and superiors in the organizational setting. Teaching methodology includes lectures, discussions, and case analysis. (Format: Case Discussion/Lecture 3 Hours) Tuesday and Thursday 8:30 to 9:50AM Avard Dixon 118.
This course expands basic accounting concepts learned in Commerce 2101 and 2121. It develops the general accounting theory of assets, liabilities, income, equity, and funds flow. Particular emphasis will be placed on the conceptual framework of accounting, revenue and expense recognition, asset and liability recognition, and measurement and disclosure. (Format: Case Discussion/Lecture/Problem Based Learning 3 Hours.) Monday Wednesday and Friday 11:30 to 12:20PM Avard Dixon 111.
This course examines human resource management functions in formal organizations, both public and private. Topics covered include human resource planning, recruitment, selection, performance appraisal and employment equity; training and development; compensation systems and the management of employee benefits; and the role of the human resource manager. (Format: Lecture 3 Hours) Tuesday and Thursday 1:00 to 2:20PM Avard Dixon G10.
This course covers the information systems approach to the decision-making process. Such methods as Critical Path Planning, Electronic Data Processing and others will be studied in reference to a total information system. The student will be involved in identifying, evaluating, and designing information flows. (Format: Lecture/Projects 3 Hours) (Exclusion: COMM 4411) Monday and Wednesday 3:30 to 4:50PM Avard Dixon 118.
Important topics in this course include value, capital budgeting, the relationship of risk and expected return, market efficiency, capital structure and dividend policy. Other topics such as option theory, hedging, the theory of interest, and international finance may be introduced. The institutional setting of financial management in North America, and specifically in Canada, will be discussed. [Note 1: Counts as an Economics elective for students taking a Major, Minor or Honours in Economics.] (Format: Lecture 3 Hours) Tuesday and Thursday 8:30 to 9:50AM Crabtree 202.
An introductory course in commercial law, providing background for general business. Topics dealt with are: the essentials of a contract, general contract law, sale of goods, employment and agency, business associations, credit transactions. (Format: Lecture 3 Hours) (Exclusion: COMM 4611) Tuesday 5:30 to 8:20PM Avard Dixon 118.
An introduction to business combinations, consolidated financial statements, joint ventures, and accounting for transactions and operations conducted in foreign currencies. (Format: Lecture/Online Project 3 Hours) Tuesday and Thursday 8:30 to 9:50AM Avard Dixon 120.
This course examines the sports marketing industry in relation to amateur sports, professional leagues, media, endorsements by athletes, corporate sponsorship, and the revenue streams associated with sport. It considers how effective marketing strategies can be created for sporting properties, and also how sport is used as a vehicle to market non-sport products. There is an emphasis on understanding and applying the conceptual and theoretical bases of sport marketing to actual sports organizations and their business strategies. (Format: Lecture 3 Hours) Monday and Wednesday 3:30 to 4:50PM Avard Dixon 116.
This course integrates the concepts and techniques developed in prior Commerce courses through the analysis and discussion of case studies, current affairs and academic literature. It introduces the discipline and practice of strategic management and applies the concepts in a diverse range of organizational and industry settings. It encourages the development of an ability to view the organization as a whole through exploring the interdependencies between organizational functions and the environment. [Note 1: This course is open only to students in their last year of studies for a Bachelor of Commerce degree. It is not available to students enrolled in the Minor or Major in Commerce.] (Format: Lecture/Seminar 3 Hours) (Exclusion: Any version of COMM 4311 previously offered with a different title) Tuesday and Thursday 2:30 to 3:50PM Avard Dixon 118.
This course offers a theoretical and practical approach to interpersonal skills in business. Topics include interpersonal skills, teamwork, innovation, emotional intelligence, deep listening, real brainstorming, self-knowledge, trust, and the receipt of feedback. (Format: Case Discussion/Lecture 3 Hours) (Exlusions: COMM 4991- People Skills in Companies (15/FA, 16/WI), People Skills (16/FA, 17/WI)) Friday 12:30 to 3:20PM Avard Dixon 230.
This course requires a major paper on a business topic and is carried out in close consultation with a thesis director. (Format: Independent Study/Thesis) [Note 1: Permission of the Department is required.]
This course requires a major paper on a business topic and is carried out in close consultation with a thesis director. (Format: Independent Study/Thesis) [Note 1: Permission of the Department is required.]