Leadership for Business and Organizations Minor
The Leadership for Business and Organizations Minor is a new minor offered to first, second, and third year students enrolled in four faculties/schools at the University of Manitoba.

Created by the James W. Burns Leadership Institute and offered by the Asper School of Business (Department of Business Administration), the Leadership for Business and Organizations Minor has been uniquely developed as a solution for non-business students interested in developing their leadership knowledge and capabilities.

Thirty five spots have been created for students from the Faculty of Arts, Science, Kinesiology and Recreation Management, and the Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources.
Entry to the minor is decided by each faculty/school, however students must already have completed GMGT 1010 and GMGT 2060 to be considered eligible for admission.

The Leadership for Business and Organizations Minor consists of 18 credit hours of specified courses, however 6 of these credit hours will be selected by the student from a provided list. This Minor will commence in the 2020/21 academic year.

Requirements

The Minor in Leadership for Business and Organizations consists of 18 credit hours or six classes from the following list: 

Completion of 6 credit hours of prerequisite course work, with a grade of “C” or better, prior to declaring the Minor, comprising:

  • Business and Society GMGT 1010 (3hrs)
  • Management and Organizational Theory GMGT 2060 (3 hrs)

After entry to the minor, students must complete the following 6 credit hours:

  • Introduction to Organizational Behaviour GMGT 2070 (3 hrs)
  • Leading Change LEAD 4010 (3 hrs)

And, any 6 credit hours from the following courses:

  • Management Decision-Making GMGT 3010 (3 hrs)
  • Negotiation and Conflict Management LEAD 3010 (3 hrs)
  • Team Building & Diversity LEAD 3020 (3 hrs)
  • Corporate Social and Environmental Responsibility LEAD 3030 (3 hrs)
  • Leadership, Power and Politics in Organizations LEAD 4020 (3 hrs)
  • Social Psychology PSYC 2540 (3 hrs) [Prerequisite: PSYC 1200(C) or written consent of department head.
  • Aboriginal Organizations NATV 3350 (3 hrs) [Prerequisite NATV 1200 (C) or [NATV 1200 (C) and NATV 1240 (C)] or written consent of department head.]
  • Aboriginal Economic Leadership NATV 4320 (3 hrs) [Prerequisite NATV 1200 (C) or [NATV 1200 (C) and NATV 1240 (C)] or written consent of department head.

To find out more information please contact the following academic advisors specific to your faculty:

Faculty of Arts
Lesley Wiebe
Arts_Inquiry@umanitoba.ca

Faculty of Science
Christine Adams and Kate Yee
Christine.Adams@umanitoba.ca
Kate.Yee@umanitoba.ca

Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management
Karin Nowak-Bailey
Karin.Nowak-Bailey@umanitoba.ca

Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources
Jason Jorgenson
Jason.Jorgenson@umanitoba.ca