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BUSI 2103 Human Resource Management and Development (3 credits) (required) This course introduces students to the theory and practice of personnel management and the significant issues that are part of the management of human resources in organizations. Students who complete this course will be able to design and implement an effective human resource management strategy. In addition, students are expected to identify specific HR management skills that they need to develop and begin the process of developing these skills. Prerequisite(s): BUSI 2033 - Organizational Behaviour and Management BUSI 2113 Production and Operations Management(3 credits) (required) Production and Operations Management (POM) involves the study of design, planning, establishment, control, operation, and improvement of the activities/processes that create a firm's final products and/or services. The growing economic importance of service activities, however, has broadened the scope of POM function (in fact, the course will focus more on service facilities). Large scale globalization, short product life cycle, and more informed customers means that successful management of operations, careful design, and efficient utilization of resources is an absolute must not only to add to the bottom line of a firm, but even for its mere survival. This course will consider both manufacturing and service operations, emphasizing their differences as well as similarities. It will also examine the role of operations management in the organization by exploring a number of concepts and techniques. Prerequisite(s): BUSI 1013 - Statistics for Business.
112 BUSI 2123 Business Strategy(3 credits) (required) Introduction to a strategic perspective on issues that concern contemporary businesses, drawing on and exploring concepts from a number of undergraduate business courses (marketing, finance, accounting, management, and organizational behaviour). Exploring appropriate methodologies/approaches to strategic analysis, students use material from other courses in the analysis and resolution of complex business situations. Prerequisite(s): BUSI 1043 - Introduction to Financial Accounting; BUSI 2013 –Business Decision Analysis; BUSI 2033 - Organizational Behaviour and Management; BUSI 2063 - Introduction to Marketing; BUSI 2073 - Management of Technology and Innovation; BUSI 2083 –Introduction to Managerial Accounting; BUSI 2093 - Introduction to Managerial Finance; BUSI 2103 - Human Resources Management and Development; BUSI 2113 - Production/Operations Management. BUSI 2133 Organization Theory and Design(3 credits) (required) Emphasizes developing approaches in different types of organizations (e.g., not-for-profit) to deal effectively with the issues faced. Explores principles and practices of management and administration as they are adapted to: board-management-staff relations; board governance; recruiting and motivating; human resource management; accountability; organizing for and managing growth and change; analysis of an organization's market; and organizational strategic planning. Prerequisite(s): BUSI 2033 - Organizational Behaviour and Management.