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    Faculty

    • Asper School of Business

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    Expected duration

    • 18 credit hours

  • Offered by the James W. Burns Leadership Institute and the Asper School of Business, the Leadership for Business and Organizations minor is for non-business students interested in developing their leadership knowledge and capabilities.

    The course load was designed for students who want to gain or nurture the qualities and knowledge required to be a good leader in the community and workplace. 

Program details

The Leadership for Business and Organizations minor consists of 18 credit hours of courses offered by the James W. Burns Leadership Institute and the Asper School of Business.

Expected duration: 18 credit hours

To qualify for and declare the Leadership for Business and Organizations minor, you must achieve a grade of “C” or better in:

  • GMGT 1010: Business and Society (3 credit hours)
  • GMGT 2060: Management and Organizational Theory (3 credit hours)

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

  • GMGT 2070: Introduction to Organizational Behaviour (3 credit hours)
  • LEAD 4010: Leading Change (3 credit hours)

And, any 6 credit hours from the following courses:

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

For full course descriptions, please visit the Academic Calendar.

Admission requirements

In the 2021/22 academic year the Leadership for Business and Organizations minor has 35 spots available for first-, second-, and third-year students from the following faculties:

  • Faculty of Arts
  • Faculty of Science
  • Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management
  • The Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources

Please check with an academic advisor from your faculty for details on how to declare Leadership for Business and Organizations as your minor program of study.

To qualify for and declare a minor in Leadership for Business and Organizations, you must achieve a grade of “C” or better in:

  • GMGT 1010: Business and Society (3 credit hours)
  • GMGT 2060: Management and Organizational Theory (3 credit hours)

How to apply

The Leadership for Business and Organizations minor is open to any student eligible to declare a minor. Please speak with your academic advisor for more information.

It is not necessary to apply for the Minor. Rather, you may declare the Minor at any time in your program once you have completed the two prerequisite courses. If you require more information please contact your academic advisor, or for general information, the James W. Burns Leadership Institute at info.ild@umanitoba.ca.

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Contact us

Admission and application inquiries

Mailing address
Attn: Undergraduate Admissions
University of Manitoba
66 Chancellors Circle
Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2 Canada

Office location
Room 424 UMSU University Centre
65 Chancellors Circle
University of Manitoba (Fort Garry campus)

admissions@umanitoba.ca
Phone: 204-474-8808
Toll-free: 1-800-224-7713 ext. 8808
Fax: 204-474-7554

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Program inquiries

Asper School of Business - Undergraduate Program Office
Room 268 Drake Centre
181 Freedman Crescent
University of Manitoba (Fort Garry campus)
Winnipeg, MB R3T 5V4 Canada

Phone: 204-474-6388
Fax: 204-474-7529

asper_info@umanitoba.ca

James W. Burns Leadership Institute
Room 414 Drake Centre
181 Freedman Cres.
University of Manitoba (Fort Garry campus)
Winnipeg, MB R3T 5V4
204-474-7071