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CAP501 - Career Planning & The Job Search
This subject enables students in their final semester of the Human Resources Administration Program to compile a database of personal information, company research, and current job market trends which will assist them in conducting a successful job search. In addition to exploring the skills and qualities essential to obtaining a position in their chosen career, students will prepare a career development campaign which will consist of sample applications of employment; resumes and cover letters; practice interviews; and follow-up techniques. The importance of ethics and etiquette in the workplace will also be discussed. Students will be shown how to keep their business network alive and how to retain and build on their initial database.
HRA844 - Labour Economics
This course is designed to provide Human Resources students with an overview of basic economic concepts and principles and their applications in the field of Canadian labour markets. FOr this purpose, the first part of the course introduces students to the standard economic theory of labour supply and demand, whereas the second part looks at issues of particular importance to the Canadian labour scene. Through a variety of teaching methods the course will demonstrate the relevance of labour economics in the field of human resources management.
HRA845 - The Practice of Industrial Relations
The subject will explore the nature of the Industrial Relations Process. Considerable emphasis will be placed on negotiating and administering the collective agreement through grievance and arbitration.
IBM600 - International Business Management
Around the world, company managers are creating a new business order by internationalizing corporate activity. This course focuses on concepts that should be known by students intending to be involved in global commerce.
MGS350 - Management Studies: Canadian Business Law
This course is an introductory survey into the legal issues that frequently arise in business. Topics covered may include: the legal process and the Canadian court system, the law of torts, forms of business organization, agency, contracts, sale of goods, bailment and consumer protection, property (personal, real, intellectual), debtor-creditor relations, insurance and employment law. The purpose of the course is to enhance the students' decision-making ability with respect to various business transactions and to help avoid many of the legal pitfalls that may be encountered throughout subsequent careers.