Courses and Programs

Business Administration for Spring 2019

BUSI1000
Intro to Business in Society


Offered during Spring Session
CRN: 80852
Instructor(s): Clouston, Christine

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


Offered during Spring Session
CRN: 81245
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 109B 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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BUSI1600
Introduction to Entrepreneurship


Offered during Spring Session
CRN: 81415
Instructor(s): Bazan, Carlos A


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.

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.

BUSI2010
Business Research and Writing


Offered during Spring Session
CRN: 91594
Instructor(s): Clouston, Christine


Description
develops research, writing, and oral communication skills In an interactive environment that encourages practice and participation. Through ongoing evaluation, students learn the fundamentals of business research using secondary sources. A key focus Is the writing process, Including grammar, punctuation, structure, flow, and style. Students develop oral presentation skills through in-class presentations. Students must demonstrate mastery of the material by successfully completing each of the written communication, grammar, and oral communication course components. 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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BUSI2102
Introductory Accounting for Non-Business Students


Offered during Spring Session
CRN: 92928
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

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BUSI2210
Introduction to Marketing Tactics


Offered during Spring Session
CRN: 87050
Instructor(s): Preston, Roxanne G


Description
introduces students to the concepts, analyses, and activities that comprise marketing tactics, and provides practice in making decisions about tactical problems in marketing. The course is also a foundation for advanced electives in marketing. Topics include: product management, pricing, marketing communications, channels of distribution, implementation, and budgeting. CR: the former BUSI 2201, Business 2250 PR: BUSI 1210 or the former BUSI 1201

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BUSI2400
Decision Modeling


Offered during Spring Session
CRN: 87659
Instructor(s): Deacon, Christopher


Description
provides an introduction to: spreadsheet modeling; linear optimization and the related topics of integer, assignment, and transportation models; and decision analysis including payoff matrices, decision trees, and Bayesian revision. All topics will be taught within the context of business applications. CO: Statistics 2500 CR: the former BUSI 4401 PR: Mathematics 1000

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BUSI4000
Business Law I


Offered during Spring Session
CRN: 81720
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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BUSI4050
Strategic Management 1


Offered during Spring Session
CRN: 88682
Instructor(s): Eghbali-Zarch, Majid


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.


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

BUSI4320
Human Resource Management


Offered during Spring Session
CRN: 88684
Instructor(s): Warren, Amy M


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.

BUSI4330
Introduction to Labour Relations


Offered during Spring Session
CRN: 88691
Instructor(s): Sulsky, Lorne


Description
(formerly BUSI 3320) provides an introduction to the field of industrial and labour relations in Canada, with primary emphasis on the labour-management relationship. Students will be introduced to the basic elements of an industrial relations system, including the participants, their roles and relationships, the social, economic, legal and political environment in which the participants interact, and the process and outcomes of collective bargaining. Students may be exposed to various role playing exercises that are applicable to industrial and labour relations. CR: Business 3320 PR: 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.


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BUSI4500
Financial Management I


Offered during Spring Session
CRN: 84016
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 1010 (or the former 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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BUSI5301
Organizational Theory


Offered during Spring Session
CRN: 85339
Instructor(s): Sulsky, Lorne


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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BUSI7000
Strategic Management 2


Offered during Spring Session
CRN: 82124
Instructor(s): Eghbali-Zarch, Majid


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.

BUSI8204
Human Resource Management


Offered during Spring Session
CRN: 88044
Instructor(s): Sulsky, Lorne


Description
This course aims to improve general management competency in the effective use of human resources within any organization. It emphasizes an applied orientation and content includes the examination of topics such as traditional and contemporary approaches to employee empowerment; the development of reward systems; managing the movement of employees into, through and out of organizations; and the development and maintenance of human resource networking and support systems that are responsive to task complexity and competition.

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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BUSN1010
Introduction to Business


Offered during Intersession
CRN: 91652
Instructor(s): Turner, Janice

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BUSN2310
Business Leadership


Offered during Spring Session
CRN: 91649
Instructor(s): Pitcher Giles, Julie Brenda


Description
further develops concepts from Organizational Behaviour and provides students with an opportunity to explore various theories of leadership in the context of today’s business environment. Students will consider topics related to effective leadership and management that may include an examination of leader behaviour, attitudes and style, the role of self-awareness and emotional intelligence, communication style, followership, employee motivation and engagement, power and influence tactics, and ethics and social responsibility in decision making. CR: the former Business 3350 PR: BUSN 2300 or Business 3310 or the former Business 2301

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.

BUSN3750
Management Info Systems


Offered during Intersession
CRN: 93198
Instructor(s): Kendall, Catherine Lynn

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


Offered during Intersession
CRN: 92873
Instructor(s): Walsh, Jacqueline S


Description
teaches students how to analyze and evaluate an organization’s corporate strategies from the perspective of the CEO. This capstone course integrates and synthesizes knowledge acquired in the program and applies skills developed in all functional areas of business. Students work to identify, diagnose and recommend appropriate action for challenges faced in various types of business organizations. Conceptual frameworks, analytical tools and critical thinking are emphasized. CO: BUSN 4040 CR: Business 4050, Business 7000 PR: BUSN 2110 or Business 2101, BUSN 2250 or Business 2210, BUSN 2300 or Business 3310, BUSN 3010 or Business 5301, BUSN 3030 or Business 4000, BUSN 3300 or Business 4320, and BUSN 4040 or Business 5302

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.

BUSN4070
Change Management and Implementation


Offered during Summer Session
CRN: 92878
Instructor(s): Pitcher Giles, Julie Brenda


Description
examines the current thinking and research regarding the strategic management of change. Change in a variety of organization settings will be introduced and analyzed with respect to identifying barriers to change, using change agents, creating learning environments, implementing, and evaluating. The course will focus on the leadership, implementation and strategies for developing a culture for change. PR: BUSN 4010, or Business 4050 and Business 7000

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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