Certificate (Cert.) Management (30 credits)

Offered by: Career & Professional Develop     Degree: Certificate in Management

Program Requirements

This Certificate program provides an introduction and survey of the underlying disciplines of functional areas in the management field. Emphasis is placed on the development of core competencies in accounting, economics, marketing, and finance, as well as the written and oral communication, problem-solving, and teamwork skills required in all sectors of the management job market; from small businesses, private companies, large corporations, and financial institutions, to government agencies and other public institutions.

Note: Corequisite courses are not included in the total credit requirement for the program.

Corequisites

  • CMSC 101 Mathematical Tools for Management Professionals (3 credits) *

    Offered by: Career & Professional Develop (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    Management Science (CCE) : Exponential and logarithmic functions and equations, mathematics of finance, permutations and combinations, introduction to probability, limits and derivatives with applications, matrices and systems of linear equations.

    Terms: Fall 2019

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2019-2020 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: CMSC 000 Foundations of Mathematics or Diagnostic Test

* or the exemption by examination test

Required Courses (24 credits)

  • CCOM 205 Communication in Management 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: McGill Writing Centre (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    Communication (CCE) : Written and oral communication in Management (in English): emphasis on strategies for identifying, analyzing, and solving writing and speaking problems. Course work based on academic and professional communication in management.

    Terms: Fall 2019, Winter 2020

    Instructors: Susan Patricia Laver (Fall)

    • Because this course uses a workshop format, attendance at first class is desirable.

    • Continuing Studies: requirement for the EA, AAC, and the Canadian Institute of Management.

  • CGMG 282 Introduction to Business (3 credits)

    Offered by: Career & Professional Develop (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    General Management : A broad introduction to business based on the functional areas: accounting, finance, human resources management, industrial relations, marketing, production, and general management. For each area lectures introduce basic concepts, which students apply to cases that depict the complexity of decision-making in the business world.

    Terms: Fall 2019

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2019-2020 academic year.

    • This course is required by students fulfilling the C.I.M requirements.

  • CMSC 310 Managerial Economics and Analysis (3 credits)

    Offered by: Career & Professional Develop (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    Management Science (CCE) : An overview of the economic theories as well as the internal and external economic factors that influence business so as to apply and understand managerial decision-making tools. Consideration will be paid to foundational topics such as theories of supply and demand; consumer behaviour; production, cost and pricing strategies; market structures; and optimization techniques.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2019-2020 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2019-2020 academic year.

  • CMSC 320 Business Statistics (3 credits)

    Offered by: Career & Professional Develop (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    Management Science (CCE) : An overview of descriptive statistics, probability, random variables, binomial, Poisson, normal distributions, sampling distribution of the mean, estimation, hypothesis testing, analysis of variance, tests of goodness of fit, linear and multiple regression, non-parametric statistics. Business and management case studies will be used.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2019-2020 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2019-2020 academic year.

  • MGCR 211 Introduction to Financial Accounting (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Overview

    Management Core : The role of financial accounting in the reporting of the financial performance of a business. The principles, components and uses of financial accounting and reporting from a user's perspective, including the recording of accounting transactions and events, the examination of the elements of financial statements, the preparation of financial statements and the analysis of financial results.

    Terms: Fall 2019, Winter 2020

    Instructors: Seunghwan Oh, Hongping Tan, Philippe Levy (Fall) Dongyoung Lee (Winter)

    • Continuing Studies: requirement for CMA, CGA, the EA of AACI, and the Institute of Internal Auditors

  • MGCR 222 Introduction to Organizational Behaviour (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Overview

    Management Core : Individual motivation and communication style; group dynamics as related to problem solving and decision making, leadership style, work structuring and the larger environment. Interdependence of individual, group and organization task and structure.

    Terms: Fall 2019, Winter 2020

    Instructors: Chantal Westgate, Alfred M Jaeger, John-Paul Ferguson, Jean-Nicolas Reyt (Fall) Chantal Westgate, Diana Dakhlallah (Winter)

    • Continuing Studies: requirement for CMA, CGA, the EA of AACI, and the Institute of Internal Auditors

  • MGCR 341 Introduction to Finance (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Overview

    Management Core : An introduction to the principles, issues, and institutions of Finance. Topics include valuation, risk, capital investment, financial structure, cost of capital, working capital management, financial markets, and securities.

    Terms: Fall 2019, Winter 2020

    Instructors: Vadim di Pietro (Fall) Vadim di Pietro, Sujata Madan (Winter)

    • Corequisite: MGCR 271 or equivalent

    • Continuing Studies: requirement for CMA, CGA, the EA of AACI, and the Institute of Internal Auditors

  • MGCR 352 Principles of Marketing (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Overview

    Management Core : Introduction to marketing principles, focusing on problem solving and decision making. Topics include: the marketing concept; marketing strategies; buyer behaviour; Canadian demographics; internal and external constraints; product; promotion; distribution; price. Lectures, text material and case studies.

    Terms: Fall 2019, Winter 2020

    Instructors: Hamid Etemad, Hee Ryung Kim (Fall) Yi Lu, Nathan Yang, DaHee Han, Emine Sarigollu (Winter)

    • Continuing Studies: requirement for the Institute of Internal Auditors, and the Canadian Institute of Management

Complementary Courses (6 credits)

6 credits from the following:

  • CCLW 205 Introduction to Business Law (3 credits)

    Offered by: Career & Professional Develop (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    Law (CCE) : An examination of legal concepts that may influence business operations. The fundamentals of Civil and Common Law; the principles of contract law; specific contracts like sale, consumer protection, mandate, lease, and employment; civil and professional liability; debtor - creditor relations and bankruptcy; tort and negligence; ethics and professional conduct are some of the topics to be covered along with court judgments.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2019-2020 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2019-2020 academic year.

  • CGMG 210 Fundamentals of Project Management (3 credits)

    Offered by: Career & Professional Develop (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    General Management : Fundamental principles and best practices of project management essential to the successful development of projects or other complex undertakings within an organization; includes methods for defining, planning, and scheduling activities and resources.

    Terms: Fall 2019

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2019-2020 academic year.

    • Restrictions: Open to students currently in a program. Not open to Special Students.

    • **Due to the intensive nature of this course, the standard add/drop and withdrawal deadlines do not apply. Add/drop is the second lecture day and withdrawal is the fourth lecture day.

  • CGMG 319 International Business Practices (3 credits)

    Offered by: Career & Professional Develop (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    General Management : An introduction to the internal and external contextual factors that influence business forecasting and decision-making in international spheres/environments. Topics include ethical and practical strategies for conducting international business; trade policies; global trends; economic growth patterns; foreign exchange risk and organizational/governmental factors that influence international business. Real world examples as well as case studies are extensively used.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2019-2020 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2019-2020 academic year.

  • CGMG 445 Ethical Issues in Business Practices (3 credits)

    Offered by: Career & Professional Develop (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    General Management : An exploration of the ethical implications of business practices. Topics reviewed include the evaluation of ethical issues; the integration of ethical decision-making tools in business; corporate social responsibility; ethical implications for management and leadership and self-evaluation techniques for improving ethical practices. Real world case studies are extensively used.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2019-2020 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2019-2020 academic year.

    • Restriction(s): Advanced student.

  • ECON 295 Macroeconomic Policy (3 credits)

    Offered by: Economics (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Economics (Arts) : This applied macroeconomics course focuses on current and recurrent macroeconomic issues important in understanding the public policy environment in which firms make their decisions. Topics include national accounts; national income determination; economic growth and fluctuations; money, monetary policy and financial markets; international trade and finance.

    Terms: Fall 2019, Winter 2020

    Instructors: Mayssun El-Attar Vilalta (Winter)

    • Corequisite: MGCR 293

    • Restriction: For B.Com. students

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken or are taking ECON 209, ECON 330D1/D2 or ECON 352D1/D2.

    • Continuing Studies: requirement for CMA, CGA, I.C.B., the EA of AACI, and the CRA

    • Continuing Studies: not open to full-time day students

  • MGCR 331 Information Systems (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Overview

    Management Core : Introduction to principles and concepts of information systems in organizations. Topics include information technology, transaction processing systems, decision support systems, database and systems development. Students are required to have background preparation on basic micro computer skills including spreadsheet and word-processing.

    Terms: Fall 2019, Winter 2020

    Instructors: Richard George Donovan (Fall)

    • Prerequisite (Continuing Studies): CMSC 101 Mathematical Tools for Management Professionals or equivalent Basic computer skills including DOS, Spreadsheets and Word-processing and Database.

    • Restriction: Fall sections restricted to BCom students

    • Continuing Studies: requirement for the Institute of Internal Auditors, CMA, CGA

    • A special seminar will be available to those students who do not possess the above basic computer skills, at the students' own expense.

  • MGCR 423 Strategic Management (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Overview

    Management Core : An integrative and interdisciplinary introduction to strategy formation and execution. Concepts, tools, and practical application to understand how firms leverage resources and capabilities to gain competitive advantage in dynamic, contemporary industries. Strategic positioning, organizational design, and managerial action for the long-term success of businesses and positive social and ecological outcomes.

    Terms: Fall 2019, Winter 2020

    Instructors: Matthew Corritore, Donald Melville, Karl James Moore, Gregory Bryan Vit (Fall) Kwangjun An, Gregory Bryan Vit (Winter)

    • Restriction: Open to U2, U3 students only

    • Continuing Studies: requirement for CMA, CGA, the Institute of Internal Auditors, and the Canadian Institute of Management - in addition to these, the course "Introduction to Business," CGMG 282 is also required for C.I.M.

  • ORGB 423 Human Resources Management (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Overview

    Organizational Behaviour : Issues involved in personnel administration. Topics include: human resource planning, job analysis, recruitment and selection, training and development, performance appraisal, organization development and change, issues in compensation and benefits, and labour-management relations.

    Terms: Fall 2019, Winter 2020

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2019-2020 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: MGCR 222

    • Requirement for the Institute of Internal Auditors

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