Fall 2021 Term

Finance

FIN 7000 (Formerly FIN 7120) Managerial Economics (1.5)

Instructor:  Steven Zheng
Supply, demand, elasticity, perfect competition, monopoly, revenue and cost functions, and determinants of competitive advantage are considered in this course. Economic profit, accounting profit and value creation are compared so they are used properly in the context of optimal business strategy.
Prerequisites: MSCI 5100 Math for Management and MIS 5110 IT Seminar. Not to be held with IDM 7720 nor FIN 7120. 

FIN 7020 (Formerly FIN 6072) Corporate Finance (3)

Instructor: Imran Khan
The financial management of businesses including agency problems, valuation, capital budgeting, risk/return relationships, the term structure of interest rates, market efficiency, long-term financing, capital structure, and the use of options and futures for risk management. Not to be held with either of FIN 6070 or FIN 6072.
Prerequisites: MIS 5110, FIN 7000 and MIS 5120 (or the former MIS 5110). 

Instructor: Alok Dua
The financial management of businesses including agency problems, valuation, capital budgeting, risk/return relationships, the term structure of interest rates, market efficiency, long-term financing, capital structure, and the use of options and futures for risk management. Not to be held with either of FIN 6070 or FIN 6072.
Prerequisites: MIS 5110, FIN 7000 and MIS 5120 (or the former MIS 5110). 

FIN 7240 Readings in Accounting & Finance (3)

Instructor: Howard Harmatz
(Formerly 009.724) This course focuses on the role of ethics in the world of finance. The core of the course will be a detailed examination of ethics and standards of practice at the core of the CFA. The extension of this core systems of value into practice governed by the legal frameworks prevailing in Canada and the United States completes this coursed finance. 

General Management

GMGT 7200 Critical and Creative Thinking (1.5)

Instructor: Howard Harmatz
This course introduces students to different ways of thinking about cognitive dimensions of organizational leadership. Approaches include the creative (divergent perspective), the critical (convergent perspective) and the holistic (systems-perspective) with special emphasis on understanding the nature and appropriateness of different forms of cognition in organizational leadership.

GMGT 7210 Strategy (3)

Instructor: Parshotam Dass

Students will integrate and apply concepts from various functional areas in analyzing organizational resources and capabilities, and environmental opportunities and threats. Students will study evolving strategic management problems and practices, and examine issues of formulation and implementation.

Prerequisites: ACC 7010 (or ACC 6050), FIN 7020 (or FIN 6072), GMGT 7200, GMGT 7220 (or one of HRIR 7450 and GMGT 6030), MKT 7010 (or MKT 6080), and OPM 7120 (or OPM 6090).
Pre- or Corequisites: FIN 7000 (or FIN 7120 or IDM 7720), ACC 7020 (or ACC 6060), MIS 7120 (or MIS 6150), IDM 7120 (or IDM 7060), IDM 7130, and IDM 7510

GMGT 7220 Managing People in Organizations (3)

Instructor: Lukas Neville
This course examines strategies and methods for the management of people in organizations, their implications for organizational effectiveness, and both the challenges and opportunities they present to managers within the Canadian context and beyond. 

GMGT 7350 G02 Business Venture Analysis (3)

Instructor: Zhenyu Wu
Topics in one of the areas of business administration including human resource management, industrial relations, organizational theory and behaviour, and business policy and strategic management. 

GMGT 7350 G09 Strategic Leadership and Sustainability (3)

Instructor: Nathan Greidanus
Topics in one of the areas of business administration including human resource management, industrial relations, organizational theory and behaviour, and business policy and strategic management. 

GMGT 7350 G10 Business Analysis and Strategy Development

Instructor: Judy Jayasuriya
Topics in one of the areas of business administration including human resource management, industrial relations, organizational theory and behaviour, and business policy and strategic management.

GMGT 7350 G12 Business Case Competitions

Instructor: Judy Jayasuriya, Arly Akerstream & Aditya Kedia
Topics in one of the areas of business administration including human resource management, industrial relations, organizational theory and behaviour, and business policy and strategic management.

Interdisciplinary Management

IDM 5120 Career Development Seminar

Instructor: Kelly Mahoney, Katie Derksen
The Career Development Seminar is designed to assist students in developing personal career planning and management skills. Fundamentals of career success are covered including career assessment, resume and cover letter writing, interviewing, business etiquette and professional networking. This course is graded as Pass/Fail.

IDM 7120 Executive Leadership and Responsibilities - Part 1 (3)

Instructor: Jamie Hall
This course explores the nature of the challenges inherent in senior leadership. After contemplating the generic challenge of responsible executive leadership, students engage in extended dialogues with several executives concerning their experience in leading organizations with special attention to selected program themes. Not to be held with IDM 7060. 

IDM 7130 Contemporary Themes in Business (1.5)

Instructor: Subbu Sivaramakrishnan, Bruno Dyck, Mohammed Bhabha
This course exposes students to salient themes found in the modern business environment. Students will develop a broad appreciation for the challenges and opportunities presented by these contemporary themes (e.g. International and Emerging Markets: Sustainability: Entrepreneurship and Innovation). 

IDM 7090 Sustainability and Entrepreneurship Experiential (3)

Instructor: Nathan Greidanus
This is a graduate-level MBA course on a very specialized topic and is offered on an infrequent basis. Course content will be an examination of specialized topics or issues which may cross-pollinate with other business related areas. The overall aim of the course is to provide solid practical knowledge about a developing subject, to understand both implications and potential applications for organizations and their leadership today and in the future. Some topics could, for example, include Global Social Enterprise, Global Sales Distribution, Channel Management, Big Data and the Corporation, Infrastructure and Real Estate, and Coaching International Teams.
Students may not hold credit for IDM 709 and IDM 7092 with the same topic title.

Course Outline not provided for this course.

Management Information System

MIS 5120 Spreadsheet Skills for Management (1.0 Auxiliary)

This course will provide students with spreadsheet skills for use in the studies and practice of management. Students can be exempt by demonstrating proficiency, evaluated through a computer based test recommended by the faculty. Course graded Pass/Fail. Cannot be held with MIS 5110.

Course Outline not provided for this course.

Marketing

MKT 7010 Marketing Management (3)

Instructor: Subbu Sivaramakrishnan
(Formerly MKT 6080) Discussion of the marketing function and its importance to the organization. The course will focus on strategic and tactical issues related to market segmentation, positioning, targeting, product management, pricing, promotion, and distribution, both from a for-profit and not-for-profit perspective. 

MKT 7080 Cultural Brand Management (3)

Instructor: Fang Wan
A study of selected areas of recent development in the field of marketing. Topics may include the marketing of services, market research, business to business marketing, marketing channel systems, personal selling or sales management, and physical distribution.
Prerequisite: MKT 7010 (or MKT 6080).

MKT 7080 Marketing Innovation (3)

Instructor: Sandeep Arora

A study of selected areas of recent development in the field of marketing. Topics may include the marketing of services, market research, business to business marketing, marketing channel systems, personal selling or sales management, and physical distribution. Note - this section of MKT 7080 can be taken concurrently with MKT 7010.

Prerequisite: MKT 7010 (or former MKT 6080)

Operations Management

MSCI 5110 (Formerly FIN 5100) Basic Quantitative Analysis for Management (1.0 Auxiliary)

This is a remedial master's level math class that review algebra, calculus, descriptive statistics, simple regression line analysis, and other mathematical techniques that are considered prerequisite to the MBA program. It emphasizes the mathematics required in general business processes. This course is graded as a Pass/Fail course. Not to be held with MSCI 5010 or MSCI 5100.

Course Outline not provided for this course

OPM 7120 Operations and Supply Chain Management (3)

Instructor: John Wilms
Operations and Supply Chain Management focuses on the management of processes that transform inputs into valuable outputs within supply chains. This case method course will allow students to learn systematic ways of seeing, thinking, and managing key related processes. 

Summer 2021 term

Accounting

ACC 7020 Managerial Accounting (1.5)

Instructor: Robert Biscontri
Provide the information required within an organization to effectively plan and control business results and make sound decisions. Involves the generation, communication, interpretation and sharing of information to facilitate decision-making across functions.
Prerequisite: ACC 7010 Accounting Fundamentals. Not to be held with ACC 6060. 

 

Finance

FIN 7020 (Formerly FIN 6072) Corporate Finance (3)

Instructor: Alok Dua
The financial management of businesses including agency problems, valuation, capital budgeting, risk/return relationships, the term structure of interest rates, market efficiency, long-term financing, capital structure, and the use of options and futures for risk management. Not to be held with either of FIN 6070 or FIN 6072.
Prerequisites: MIS 5110, FIN 7000 and MIS 5120 (or the former MIS 5110). 

FIN 7140 Financial Modeling (3)

Instructor: Ying Zhang
This course will cover spreadsheet implementation of practitioner-oriented financial models.
Prerequisite: FIN 7020 (or FIN 6070 or FIN 6072). May not be held with FIN 4240 (cross listed undergrad course). 

FIN 7180 Behavioural Finance (3)

Instructor: Chi Liao
This course will explore how human biases impact the financial decisions of market participants and their practical implications. Topics will include prospect theory, heuristics, market anomalies, and behavioural corporate finance.
Prerequisite: FIN 7020 (or FIN 6070 or FIN 6072). May not be held with FIN 4250 (cross listed undergrad course). 

FIN 7260 Portfolio Management (3)

Instructor: Alex Paseka
A study of selected topics in finance relating to advanced issues in theory or practice. Topics considered will depend on the interests and needs of the participants.
Prerequisite: FIN 7020 (or FIN 6070 or FIN 6072) plus others if specified by the professor. 

FIN 7260 Fixed Income Securities (3)

Instructor: Ya Gao
A study of selected topics in finance relating to advanced issues in theory or practice. Topics considered will depend on the interests and needs of the participants.
Prerequisite: FIN 7020 (or FIN 6070 or FIN 6072) plus others if specified by the professor. 

 

General Management

GMGT 7210 Strategy (3)

Instructor: Imran Khan
Students will integrate and apply concepts from various functional areas in analyzing organizational resources and capabilities, and environmental opportunities and threats. Students will study evolving strategic management problems and practices, and examine issues of formulation and implementation.
Prerequisites: ACC 7010 ( or ACC 6050), FIN 7020 (or FIN 6072), GMGT 7200, GMGT 7220 (or one of HRIR 7450 and GMGT 6030), MKT 7010 (or MKT 6080), and OPM 7120 (or OPM 6090).
Pre- or Corequisites: FIN 7000 (or FIN 7120 or IDM 7720), ACC 7020 (or ACC 6060) , MIS 7120 (or MIS 6150), IDM 7120 (or IDM 7060), IDM 7130, and IDM 7510

GMGT 7350 Leadership for a Global Environment (3)

Instructor: Suzanne Gagnon
Topics in one of the areas of business administration including human resource management, industrial relations, organizational theory and behaviour, and business policy and strategic management. 

GMGT 7370 Managing Innovation (3)

Instructor: Nathan Greidanus
An examination of organizational design characteristics in the context of a competitive international perspective. Emphasis is on organizational and technological innovation to facilitate the development of new products or processes or to implement change in existing products or processes. Topics covered include Canadian experience and policy, facilitators and inhibitors in the creative process, diffusion of innovations, and the aims of the patent process. 

 

Interdisciplinary Management

IDM 5120 Career Development Seminar - Part 2 (1) & Part 3 (1)

Instructor: Kelly Mahoney & Katie Derksen
The Career Development Seminar is designed to assist students in developing personal career planning and management skills. Fundamentals of career success are covered including career assessment, resume and cover letter writing, interviewing, business etiquette and professional networking. Graded Pass/Fail. 

IDM 7090 Sustainability and Entrepreneurship Experiential (3)

Instructor: Nathan Greidanus
This is a graduate-level MBA course on a very specialized topic and is offered on an infrequent basis. Course content will be an examination of specialized topics or issues which may cross-pollinate with other business related areas. The overall aim of the course is to provide solid practical knowledge about a developing subject, to understand both implications and potential applications for organizations and their leadership today and in the future. Some topics could, for example, include Global Social Enterprise, Global Sales Distribution, Channel Management, Big Data and the Corporation, Infrastructure and Real Estate, and Coaching International Teams.
Students may not hold credit for IDM 709 and IDM 7092 with the same topic title 

IDM 7510 Strategic Leadership and Managing Change (1.5)

Instructor: Wenlong Yuan
An examination of the role of the manager as a change agent and processes associated with strategic vision and change. Analysis of factors affecting strategic decisions and how organizations adapt to their environment. Emphasis is upon the role of leaders: transformational leadership, charisma, organizational design and managing organizational culture change. 

 

Management Information Systems

MIS 7120 Management Information Systems (1.5)

Instructor: Wenxi Pu
Helps students to develop an understanding of information systems and technology (IST) management as a critical element of organizational competitiveness. The course covers information systems strategy, IST security, sourcing, project management and governance. Not to be held with MIS 6150.

 

Marketing

MKT 7080 Digital Marketing (3)

Instructor: Jason Hamilton
A study of selected areas of recent development in the field of marketing. Topics may include the marketing of services, market research, business to business marketing, marketing channel systems, personal selling or sales management, and physical distribution.
Prerequisite: MKT 7010 (or MKT 6080).

 

Operations Management

OPM 7170 (Formerly OPM 7300) Project Management (3)

Instructor: Kathryn Atamanchuk
A study of recent developments in production systems and management. Topics include systems design, plant location and layout, inventory systems planning and control. 

OPM 7180 (Formerly OPM 7300) Sustainable LEAN Management (3)

Instructor: Vern Campbell
A study of recent developments in production systems and management. Topics include systems design, plant location and layout, inventory systems planning and control.
Prerequisite: OPM 7120 (or OPM 6090).