Courses and Programs

Business Administration for Fall 2017

BUSI1000
Introduction to Business in Society


CRN: 46570
Instructor(s): Clouston, Christine


Description
(Formerly BUSI 2001) Introduces the basics of business and business corporations in society, in a real-world relevant manner. Particular attention is given to societal stakeholders and to corporations' internal business processes and management functions. Major emphases include corporate social responsibilities and management ethics, and these are recurring themes in other topics such as technology, globalization and people in organizations. The course is a combination of textbook theory and guided learning activities and assignments based on finding and integrating real-world information. CR: the former BUSI 2001, Business 1010 UL: may be used in place of Business 1010 in programs offered in Business Administration at the Grenfell Campus

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


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BUSI1101
Principles of Accounting


CRN: 44823
Instructor(s): Coady, Peggy Ann


Description
Emphasize the concepts and issues of introductory financial accounting as they relate to the Canadian conceptual framework, and will also address the strengths and weaknesses of financial reporting at an introductory level. The student will be introduced to the accounting process and analysis of the balance sheet, income statement, and the statement of cash flows. CR: BUSI 2102, the former BUSI 3100, Business 2100 PR: Mathematics 1090 or a combination of placement test and high school Mathematics scores acceptable to the Faculty

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


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BUSI1210
Introduction to Marketing Strategy


CRN: 54889
Instructor(s): Wetsch, Lyle


Description
Introduces students to the concepts, analyses, and activities that comprise marketing strategy, and provides practice in assessing and solving strategic problems in marketing. The course is also a foundation for BUSI 2210 Introduction to Marketing Tactics, and for advanced electives in marketing. Topics include: marketing strategy, environmental analysis, competitive analysis, customer behaviour, marketing research, segmentation, targeting, and positioning. CR: the former BUSI 1201 or BUSI 2201 or BUSI 3200; Business 2200 PR: English 1110 or 1021, BUSI 1000

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

BUSI1600
Introduction to Entrepreneurship


CRN: 62637
Instructor(s): Franklin, Rebecca J


Description
Provides students with a basic understanding of entrepreneurship and its vital role in innovation and economic development. The course will explore and critique the entrepreneurship phenomenon while fostering the development of an entrepreneurial mindset and the skills and knowledge necessary for participating in the entrepreneurial process. The course will examine opportunity identification and evaluation, creative problem solving, the ability to recognize entrepreneurial potential, risk-taking, exercising initiative and personal responsibility to achieve goals, the process of launching new ventures, local and international entrepreneurial ventures, and various paths to firm ownership. The course approaches entrepreneurship as a way of thinking and acting that can be useful in any organizational setting. PR: BUSI 1000, and English 1110 or 1021

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


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BUSI2010
Business Research and Writing


CRN: 56153
Instructor(s): Whalen, Doreen M


Description
Introduces students to research, writing, and reporting processes in business. Through ongoing, multi-stage evaluation, students learn the fundamentals of business research, including analytical thinking and proposal writing involving research using secondary sources. A key focus is the writing process, including grammar, punctuation, structure, flow, and format in common business communications media. Students also develop their oral presentation competence by presenting the results of their research. A highly interactive design encourages student practice and participation. CR: BUSI 2000, Business 2020 PR: BUSI 1000, and English 1110 or 1021

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


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BUSI2101
Managerial Accounting


CRN: 58366
Instructor(s): Thomson Harvey, Christine


Description
Provides an overview of the use of financial data for managerial decision making. The student will be introduced to basic budgeting and analysis techniques for both service-oriented and manufacturing businesses. CR: BUSI 2102, Business 2110, the former BUSI 4100 PR: BUSI 1101

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


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BUSI2102
Introductory Accounting for Non-Business Students


CRN: 64561
Instructor(s): Coady, Peggy Ann


Description
Provides full introductory coverage of both financial and managerial accounting. The course focuses on the most widely used accounting theory and practice. CR: BUSI 1101 or BUSI 2101

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


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BUSI2710
Modeling and Implementing Business Processes


CRN: 64565
Instructor(s): Jewer, Jennifer


Description
Introduces techniques for understanding and modelling business processes and implementing them in modern enterprise systems. Course work will be project-based; students will create small-scale business applications, including web-based applications, using current design and development methodologies and tools. PR: BUSI 1000, and English 1110 or 1021

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BUSI3310
Organizational Behaviour


CRN: 56172
Instructor(s): Royle, Valerie Marie


Description
(Formerly BUSI 2301 and 4300) Focuses on the study of individual and group processes in formal organizations. The student is introduced to the nature of work, the systematic approach to the study of behaviour, organizational roles and socialization, motivation, leadership, communication, and group dynamics. CR: the former BUSI 2301 and the former BUSI 4300; Business 2300 PR: English 1110 or 1021

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
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BUSI3401
Operations Management


CRN: 56636
Instructor(s): Deacon, Christopher


Description
Teaches fundamental concepts, methods, tools, and techniques to understand, analyze, and effectively manage as well as improve operations in business organizations. The course covers operations competitiveness and strategy, productivity, forecasting, capacity planning, material requirements planning, waiting lines analysis, project management, inventory management, quality control and its improvement, and supply chain management. CR: the former BUSI 5400, Business 3410 PR: Statistics 2500, and BUSI 2400 or the former BUSI 2401

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

BUSI3700
Information Systems


CRN: 45227
Instructor(s): Komiak, Sherrie Yi


Description
Examines the operational and strategic importance of information systems in organizations. Topics include: types of systems; business requirements and information systems planning; approaches to acquiring information systems; managing information systems resources; and ethics, security and privacy issues in information management. CR: the former BUSI 3701 PR: BUSI 1000, and English 1110 or English 1021

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

BUSI4000
Business Law I


CRN: 44831
Instructor(s): Button, Trudy L


Description
(Formerly BUSI 3000) Is a course dealing with the law relating to certain aspects of business activity; includes introductory material on the nature of law and legal processes, together with a detailed study of certain aspects of the law of contract, examination of the general principles of the law of agency as they affect business operations; introduction to selected topics in company and partnership law. CR: the former BUSI 3000, Business 3030

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TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
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BUSI4050
Strategic Management 1


CRN: 57992
Instructor(s): Coady, Peggy Ann


Description
Introduces students to the strategic management approach. The course builds upon the knowledge and concepts developed in Business 1000 and prepares students for later business courses in their programs, especially Business 7000. Through experience and analysis in and of real or reality-based situations and issues, students will develop critical and integrative thinking and information literacy. Activity and action components of the strategic management process are the basis for student learning. The purpose of this course is to recognize the importance of situational analysis and strategy in the management process, including business functional and organizational integrative thinking, and decision-making regarding courses of action, resource allocation, and leadership. CO: BUSI 4000 and 4330 CR: Business 4010 PR: BUSI 1600, BUSI 2010, BUSI 2101, BUSI 2210, BUSI 2400, BUSI 3310, BUSI 3401, BUSI 3700

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

BUSI4320
Human Resource Management


CRN: 44835
Instructor(s): Mazumdar, Bishakha


Description
Introduces the student to the design, operation and management of HRM processes, their evaluation, and their contribution to employee and organization effectiveness. The principal processes considered are staffing, development, employment relations, and compensation. Consideration of the influence of relevant organizational and external conditions on HRM is included. The course views the management of human resources as the joint responsibility of line and HRM managers. CR: Business 3300 PR: BUSI 3310 or the former BUSI 2301

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

BUSI4500
Financial Management I


CRN: 50086
Instructor(s): Hossain, Ashrafee T.


Description
Is designed to introduce the student to the role of financial management in business, financial analysis techniques, working capital management, and long-term and short-term financing. CR: Economics 3160, the former BUSI 4110, Business 3500 PR: BUSI 1101, Statistics 2500, and Economics 2010

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


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IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

BUSI5301
Organizational Theory


CRN: 43846
Instructor(s): Walsh, Paul


Description
(Formerly BUSI 5300) Focuses on the organization, its environment, and its subsystems. From providing a basic appreciation of the role and practice of research in organizations, study extends to measures of organizational effectiveness, determinants of structure and design, power and politics, intergroup conflicts and conflict resolution, and organizational development and change. CR: the former BUSI 5300, Business 3010 PR: BUSI 3310 or the former BUSI 2301

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


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IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

BUSI6100
Intermediate Accounting I


CRN: 45230
Instructor(s): Downer, Pauline A.


Description
Continues the study of financial accounting by focussing on specific topics such as current assets, long-term investments, capital assets, intangibles, current liabilities, and long-term liabilities. Emerging issues in accounting will also be covered. CR: Business 3100 PR: BUSI 1101 with a grade of at least 60%

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

BUSI6110
Intermediate Accounting II


CRN: 67103
Instructor(s): Downer, Pauline A.


Description
Is designed to integrate the principles, concepts and skills acquired in previous accounting courses and to enhance the student's analytical and decision-making capabilities. The course will focus on specific topics related to deferred taxes, employee future benefits, shareholders' equity, and financial statement presentation. The skills acquired in earlier courses will be integrated for purposes of interpreting and analysing financial information. CR: Business 3110 PR: BUSI 1101 with a grade of at least 60%

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

BUSI6120
Taxation I


CRN: 67105
Instructor(s): Downer, Pauline A.


Description
Is a determination of the federal and provincial income tax liability of individuals including succession and estate planning for individuals, and legal form and structures under the Income Tax Act. CR: Business 3120 PR: BUSI 1101 or the former BUSI 3100, and BUSI 4000

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

BUSI7000
Strategic Management 2


CRN: 45229
Instructor(s): Tang, Jianyun


Description
Emphasizes concepts of strategic management and strategy in various contexts and situations covering corporations and businesses, and other institutions or organizations and their purposeful activities. Through in-depth analysis of reality-based situations and strategic issues, students will develop their contextual and situational orientation, and further develop their applied, investigative critical thinking and information search skills. Further, students will be expected to develop an applied ability in the contextual and situational analysis of corporations/businesses and institutions/purposeful activities, and in corresponding strategy formulation and planning for strategy implementation. Student learning activities may be based on published business cases, decision-making and group dynamics exercises, business simulation exercises, and information search projects. Learning outcomes also may include research and information search methodologies and information literacy, and good writing. CO: BUSI 5301 CR: Business 4010 PR: BUSI 4000, BUSI 4050, BUSI 4320, BUSI 4330, and BUSI 4500

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

BUSN1010
Introduction to Business


CRN: 64223
Instructor(s): Wu, Anming


Description
Provides students with an overview of business in the Canadian environment, with a focus on the economic and business systems, as well as major social, technological, and global trends. The course introduces students to fundamental concepts related to many functional areas of business, such as human resource management, marketing, production, operations management, accounting, and financial management. Emphasis is placed on relating the course material to current events in the business world, as well as helping students acquire critical and analytical thinking skills. CR: Business 1000 and the former Business 2001 UL: may be used in place of Business 1000 in programs offered by the Faculty of Business Administration at the St. John's Campus

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

BUSN4010
Strategic Management


CRN: 65882
Instructor(s): Pitcher Giles, Julie Brenda


Description
Provides students with an overview of business in the Canadian environment, with a focus on the economic and business systems, as well as major social, technological, and global trends. The course introduces students to fundamental concepts related to many functional areas of business, such as human resource management, marketing, production, operations management, accounting, and financial management. Emphasis is placed on relating the course material to current events in the business world, as well as helping students acquire critical and analytical thinking skills. CR: Business 1000 and the former Business 2001 UL: may be used in place of Business 1000 in programs offered by the Faculty of Business Administration at the St. John's Campus

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

BUSN4800
Management Information Systems


CRN: 66431
Instructor(s): Kendall, Allan Craig


Description
Provides students with an overview of business in the Canadian environment, with a focus on the economic and business systems, as well as major social, technological, and global trends. The course introduces students to fundamental concepts related to many functional areas of business, such as human resource management, marketing, production, operations management, accounting, and financial management. Emphasis is placed on relating the course material to current events in the business world, as well as helping students acquire critical and analytical thinking skills. CR: Business 1000 and the former Business 2001 UL: may be used in place of Business 1000 in programs offered by the Faculty of Business Administration at the St. John's Campus

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

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