HRM703 - Introduction To Business
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Introduction To Business
This subject is designed to provide post-diploma students in Human Resources Management with an introduction to the Canadian business environment, business concept and functions, and the major forces at work in the global economy. It provides students with a perspective of business firms as integrated organizations comprised of a number of specialized functions. Students are also provided with an opportunity to develop transferable skills for college and business life.
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:
1. Describe the impact of major economic systems and current trends and challenges on Canadian business.
2. Identify and describe ethical issues, social responsibility and government legislation affecting Canadian business.
3. Compare and contrast various forms of business ownership in Canada.
4. Describe basic management functions of planning, organizing, leading and controlling and identify key skills of effective managers.
5. Discuss the methods companies use to distinguish their products and address consumer buying preferences.
6. Explain the significance of entrepreneurs, business owners and franchisees in today's business environment.
7. Analyze the dynamics and trends in global business.
8. Describe how firms manage the production of goods and services and control the cost and quality of their output.
9. Apply course concepts to solve business problems/situations.
10. Develop skills transferable to college and business life in the areas of communications, team work and research.
Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.
To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on http://library.senecacollege.ca for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.
All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.