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Management (MGT)

Management (MGT)
Faculty of Management


Management 2001

Introduction to Business
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
Introduction to the functional areas, concepts, theories, and practices of business, emphasizing a Canadian context. Emphasis is placed on how functional areas are integrated to ensure the effective goals of the organization are achieved. Students will develop research and teamwork skills through the use of interactive exercises.
Prerequisite(s): Second-year standing (a minimum of 30.0 credit hours)
Note: Management 2001 is intended for non-Management majors. It may NOT be counted toward degree requirements in the B.Mgt. programs.

Management 2030

Introduction to Organizational Behaviour
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
An introduction to the study of human behaviour in organizations. Theories of the individual, group and organization. Topics may include: Attitudes, job satisfaction, stress, motivation, leadership, conflict, globalization and organization design.
Prerequisite(s): One of Writing 1000 or a university English course (3.0 credit hours);
Second-year standing (a minimum of 30.0 credit hours)
Equivalent: Management 3030 (prior to 2003/2004);
Political Science 3410 (prior to 2005/2006)

Management 2060

Introduction to Information Technology
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 1.5-3-0
An overview of concepts in personal computer system fundamentals as well as system and productivity software. Students will learn how to effectively use an operating system along with programs for word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, web design, and related purposes.
Substantially Similar: Computer Science 1000

Management 2070/Economics 2070

Operations and Quantitative Management
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
Management of production and service operations, including capacity planning, process and layout design, and TQM; applications of quantitative techniques like linear programming, forecasting, inventory models, waiting line models, CPM/PERT, simulations and decision theory are discussed within the operations environment.
Prerequisite(s): Statistics 1770;
One of Management 2060 or Computer Science 1000;
Second-year standing (a minimum of 30.0 credit hours)

Management 2100

Introductory Accounting
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
Introduction to the financial accounting process, including consideration of the basic concepts underlying the preparation of financial statements. Issues relating to the identification, use, measurement, interpretation, and communication of financial information will be presented. The focus of Management 2100 is on external users of information about an organization.

Management 2400

Management Accounting
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
Introduction to the role of management accounting in the process of gathering and applying information used to plan, make decisions, evaluate performance, and control an organization. The focus of Management 2400 is on internal users of information about the organization.
Prerequisite(s): Management 2100;
One of Writing 1000 or a university English course (3.0 credit hours)

Management 2700

Research Methodology
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
An introduction to quantitative and qualitative designs in management research as well as frequently-used applied statistics. Special attention to ethical concerns in research, measurement issues such as reliability and validity, and the critical assessment of research tools such as questionnaires.
Prerequisite(s): Management 2030;
One of Psychology 2030 or Statistics 1770

Management 3002

Work Experience I
Credit hours: 0.0
Co-operative Education program first work term requires the Co-op student to file a written report to be graded by an assigned Faculty member.
Prerequisite(s): Successful application to the Co-operative Education program
Grading: Pass/Fail

Management 3003

Work Experience II
Credit hours: 0.0
Co-operative Education program second work term requires the Co-op student to file a written report to be graded by an assigned Faculty member.
Prerequisite(s): Management 3002
Grading: Pass/Fail

Management 3004

Work Experience III
Credit hours: 0.0
Co-operative Education program third work term requires the Co-op student to file a written report to be graded by an assigned Faculty member.
Prerequisite(s): Management 3003
Grading: Pass/Fail

Management 3005

Work Experience IV
Credit hours: 0.0
Co-operative Education program fourth work term requires the Co-op student to file a written report to be graded by an assigned Faculty member.
Prerequisite(s): Management 3004
Grading: Pass/Fail

Management 3008

Work Experience V
Credit hours: 0.0
Co-operative Education program fifth work term requires the Co-op student to file a written report to be graded by an assigned Faculty member.
Prerequisite(s): Management 3005
Grading: Pass/Fail

Management 3009

Work Experience VI
Credit hours: 0.0
Co-operative Education program sixth work term requires the Co-op student to file a written report to be graded by an assigned Faculty member.
Prerequisite(s): Management 3008
Grading: Pass/Fail

Management 3010

Management Law
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
Legal dimensions of business and administrative practice with special emphasis on the law of contracts.

Management 3020

Marketing
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
The marketing function of organization; decision areas in the external environment, marketing strategies, research, consumer behaviour, product classification and development, distribution, promotion and pricing.

Management 3031

Managing Responsibly in a Global Environment
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
Examination of the forces shaping management decision-making in an organizational environment characterized by the process of globalization. The interaction of the political, legal, regulatory and social environments in which an organization operates will be assessed in relation to ethical decision-making, stakeholder management, sustainability, and corporate citizenship.
Prerequisite(s): One of Writing 1000 or a university English course (3.0 credit hours)
Equivalent: Management 3850 (Managing Responsibly in a Global Environment) (prior to 2003/2004)

Management 3040

Finance
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
Corporate financial decision-making and analysis. Capital budgeting, including net present value and internal rate of return measures for project evaluation. Other topics including cost of capital and long-term financing.
Prerequisite(s): Management 2400

Management 3050/Political Science 3420

Human Resource Management
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
The course provides an introduction to the field of human resource management. The intent is to increase the understanding of how human resource functions are a system that contributes to the organization's strategic objectives and how human resource management operates in a larger organizational, social, and legal context through the study of topics such as job analysis/competencies, recruitment, selection, training, performance appraisal, legal issues, compensation, and labour relations.
Prerequisite(s): One of Political Science 2410, Management 2030, or admission to the Post-Diploma Bachelor of Management program;
One of Writing 1000 or a university English course (3.0 credit hours)
Equivalent: Management 3850 (Managing People and Organizations) (prior to 2003/2004);
Management 3051/Political Science 3421 (prior to 2006/2007)

Management 3061

Information Systems and Management
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
A clear understanding of, and breadth of knowledge regarding, both the theoretical principles and concepts of Information Systems (IS), and the ability to apply these concepts and frameworks to today's managerial challenges. An understanding of the role of IS in managing organizations, and in helping organizations achieve greater effectiveness. Conceptual models and practical applications of IS in organizations are featured. An introduction to business processes and how Information Technology (IT) enables businesses to function more effectively.
Prerequisite(s): Management 2030;
Management 2060
Corequisite(s): One of Writing 1000 or a university English course (3.0 credit hours)

Management 3080

Managerial Skill Development
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
Success in Management requires knowledge of both theoretical principles and the ability to recognize and use these concepts in existing work situations. Conceptual models and practical applications of managerial roles are featured in the course. Specific skills may include, but are not limited to: self-awareness, presentations, conducting meetings, creative problem solving, stress management and group dynamics.

Management 3091/3092

Integrated Management Experience
Credit hours: 12.0
Other hours: 81-54-0
Critical business issues are solved through the integration of management knowledge. Key ideas from the areas of marketing, information systems, management of human resources, organizational theory, and legal/social issues are integrated. Students develop an integrative approach to management and the ability to communicate, utilize creative skills, and adopt behavioural flexibility.
Prerequisite(s): Third-year standing (a minimum of 60.0 credit hours);
Successful application to the Integrated Management Experience (IME) program;
Management 3091 is a prerequisite for admission to Management 3092 in the following semester
Corequisite(s): Management 3040 or equivalent;
One of Writing 1000 or a university English course (3.0 credit hours)
Equivalent: Management 3850 (Exploring the Context of Management) is equivalent to Management 3091 (prior to 2003/2004); Management 3850 (Managing Organizational Competencies) is equivalent to Management 3092 (prior to 2003/2004)
Note: B.Mgt. students who successfully complete Management 3091 and Management 3092 will not have to complete Management 3020, Management 3031, Management 3050/Political Science 3420, and Management 3061. Post-Diploma B.Mgt. students who successfully complete Management 3091 and Management 3092 will not have to complete Management 3031, Management 3050/Political Science 3420, Management 3061, and one Management elective.
Apply online at www.uleth.ca/
man-cbp/ime/

Management 3100

Intermediate Financial Accounting I
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
Current conventional accounting standards with respect to asset and liability measurement and income determination.
Corequisite(s): Management 2060;
Management 3040

Management 3101

Intermediate Financial Accounting II
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
Current conventional accounting standards with respect to shareholders' equity, corporate income tax, pensions, leases and changing prices.
Prerequisite(s): Management 3100

Management 3130

Cost Accounting
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
The study of cost systems and the development of cost information, cost management and the use of cost information in managerial decision making. Topics include: cost terminology and cost behaviour, product costing (job order, process and operations costing), cost allocation including activity-based costing, variable costing, cost estimation, cost-volume-profit analysis, and using cost information to make cost, revenue, production and quality decisions. This course seeks to develop analytical and problem-solving skills.
Prerequisite(s): Management 2400

Management 3131

Management Control Systems
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
The study of management control systems and behavioural issues in accounting. This course uses problems and cases to study the structure and processes of management control systems in various types of organizations. Topics include: behaviour in organizations, responsibility centers, transfer pricing, strategy and strategic planning, budget preparation, performance measurement and analyzing financial performance (variance analysis), management compensation, and controls for differentiated strategies. This course seeks to develop critical thinking, written and oral communication and case analysis skills.
Prerequisite(s): Management 3130

Management 3151

Introduction to Tax
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
The objective of this course is to provide sufficient exposure to the workings of the personal and corporate Canadian income tax systems so that individuals are able to incorporate this knowledge into everyday life. Taxes impact almost all financial, and many non-financial, decisions. The after-tax consequences can only be appreciated if the decision maker understands the workings of the Canadian tax system and can plan for the appropriate outcomes. Emphasis is placed on applying, analyzing, and evaluating introductory concepts as they pertain to tax planning and decision making.
Prerequisite(s): Management 2400;
Third-year standing (a minimum of 60.0 credit hours)
Substantially Similar: Management 3140 (prior to 2006/2007);
Management 3150 (prior to 2007/2008);
Management 4140 (prior to 2006/2007)
Note: This course is designed for students who are majoring in Accounting.

Management 3160

Assurance
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
An introduction to the economic, ethical, and legal context of financial statement auditing, materiality, audit risk, internal controls, audit planning, and audit sampling.
Prerequisite(s): Management 3100
Equivalent: Management 4120 (prior to 2007/2008)

Management 3210

Consumer Behaviour
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
Consumer behaviour theories, examination of sociological and psychological influences of buyer behaviour, study of the consumer decision process, implications for product development, sales, promotion, distribution and pricing.
Prerequisite(s): Management 3020;
One of Writing 1000 or a university English course (3.0 credit hours)

Management 3220

Marketing Research
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
Research process as related to marketing. Defining the problem, research design, sample selection, instrument preparation, data collection and reduction, analysis, presentation and follow-up.
Prerequisite(s): Management 3020;
One of Economics 2900 or Statistics 2780

Management 3230

Retailing Management
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
Role of retailing in marketing; structure of retailing in Canada; retail management of location, layout, buying inventory, personnel, promotion, financial control and franchising.
Prerequisite(s): Management 3020

Management 3240

Sales Management
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
The role of the sales force in the achievement of a firm's marketing objectives; decision-making skills in the development and management of sales programs.
Prerequisite(s): Management 3020

Management 3250

Social Marketing
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
Marketing plays an increasingly important role in campaigns and programs that deal with such problems as HIV/AIDS, smoking, drug and alcohol abuse, and environmental pollution. Social marketing is the adaptation of commercial marketing technologies to programs designed to influence the voluntary behaviour of target audiences in order to improve their personal welfare and that of the society of which they are a part. Social marketing has been particularly successful in influencing health and social behaviours in fields such as HIV/AIDS prevention and childhood immunization, but it is also being used in areas such as criminal justice and environmental protection.
Prerequisite(s): Management 3020
Equivalent: Management 3850 (Social Marketing) (prior to 2007/2008)

Management 3260

Not-for-Profit Marketing
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
Students will be presented with core concepts of the marketing function in non-profit organizations. Learning these core concepts improves decision making and planning. Students will also be presented with special topics of importance, such as cause marketing, volunteer recruitment, fund raising, and social marketing. Learning more about these special topics enhances students' currency of knowledge on emerging challenges for marketing managers of non-profit organizations.
Prerequisite(s): Third-year standing (a minimum of 60.0 credit hours)

Management 3310

Collective Labour Relations
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
Right to organize; the acquisition of bargaining rights; loss of bargaining rights; duty to bargain in good faith; duty of fair representation; court enforcement of the collective agreement; strikes and picketing; construction industry labour relations.
Prerequisite(s): Management 2030;
Management 3050/Political Science 3420

Management 3315

Diversity in Employment
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
Introduces students to theoretical concepts that will assist in their understanding of what workplace diversity is and is not. Explores practical examples of the successful development of diversity programs in North America, and analyzes examples and causes of failure. The opportunities and challenges of diversity will be examined in the context of human resource management functions such as recruitment and selection, performance evaluation, the organization of work, the organization and planning of successful meetings and other communication in a diverse cultural environment.

Management 3320

Public Sector Labour Relations
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
Individual public employment relationship and statutory interventions therein; acquisition and loss of bargaining rights; bargaining units; scope of negotiability and the theory of bargaining restrictions; `right' grievances; dispute settlement procedures, including interest arbitration; the right to strike.
Prerequisite(s): Management 3310

Management 3330

Individual Employment Relations
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
Regulation of employer-employee relations in the non-unionized sector; formation and content of the employment contract; apprenticeship and infants; employment standards legislation; discipline and discharge redundancy; pensions, occupational health and safety, including vicarious liability.
Prerequisite(s): Management 2030;
Management 3050/Political Science 3420

Management 3340

Collective Agreement Arbitration
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
Formulating grievance and arbitration procedures; handling grievances; arbitral jurisprudence on procedural irregularities, management rights, seniority, work assignment, compensation, discharge and discipline; labour board and court involvement; public and private innovations; experiential component.
Prerequisite(s): Management 3310

Management 3360

Organization Theory
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
An integral part of effective management involves understanding and critically examining the goals, strategies, structure, technology and external environment of organizations. In addition, a manager also needs to be cognizant of the various processes that occur within organizations, such as conflict, politics, change, information-flow and control, and organizational culture. Such an understanding of the structural design and functioning of organizations is essential to improving and maintaining them. This course provides this understanding by introducing current theories as well as alternative perspectives and approaches to the management and design of organizations, and assessing their relevance and usefulness.
Prerequisite(s): One of Management 2030 or admission to the Post-Diploma Bachelor of Management program

Management 3370

Strategic Career Management
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
Developments in human resource management and their impact upon career planning in corporations, including human resource inventory systems. Career development systems, specific corporate and human resource plans and financial considerations, including the analysis of benefits and costs.
Prerequisite(s): Management 2030;
Management 2060;
Management 3050/Political Science 3420

Management 3390

Canadian Trade Unions
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
Study of developing organization philosophy and role of unions and their contribution to work place democracy in Canada.

Management 3412

Fundamentals of Investments
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
Risk and return analysis, investment alternatives, security analysis (technical and fundamental), efficient markets, diversification, sources of investment information, and basic theoretical models including the portfolio model, the capital asset pricing model and the arbitrage pricing model.
Prerequisite(s): Management 3040
Equivalent: Management 4411 (prior to 2002/2003)

Management 3460

Global Financial Management
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
A survey of international institutions and markets including: the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, foreign exchange markets and Eurocurrency markets. The financial management of international business operations, such as: export financing, foreign exchange transactions, long-term and short-term financing and country risk analysis.
Prerequisite(s): Management 3040

Management 3470

Corporate Finance
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
Capital structure theory, dividend policy, introduction to risk and return, raising capital in debt and equity markets, short-term financial management, cost of capital computations, and mergers and acquisitions.
Prerequisite(s): Management 3040
Corequisite(s): One of Economics 2900 or Statistics 2780

Management 3480

Personal Finance
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
The study of personal financial management using cases and real life examples. Topics will include personal banking; life, disability and medical insurance; property and liability insurance; pensions and RRSPs; retirement planning; investments; mutual funds; wills and trusts; mortgage and loan concepts; financial planning and financial planners.
Prerequisite(s): Management 3040

Management 3500/Native American Studies 3250

Financial Management in Aboriginal Communities
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
For both private and public aboriginal organizations, financial evaluation of development projects and capital purchase; identification of sources of capital in the public and private sectors; making and using budgets; pension programs; financial planning; loan qualification criteria; and analysis of financial statements to ensure financial control.
Prerequisite(s): Native American Studies 1000

Management 3551/Geography 3551

An Introduction to Tourism
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
This course provides an overview of tourism with an emphasis on socially and environmentally sustainable tourism. Topics covered include the nature and scope of tourism, public policy, tourism and economic development, tourism marketing, tourism impacts, aboriginal tourism and ecotourism.
Prerequisite(s): Third-year standing (a minimum of 60.0 credit hours)

Management 3580/Native American Studies 3280

Aboriginal Peoples and Natural Resources
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
This course explores the opportunities and constraints that aboriginal peoples encounter in their efforts to use water resources, fisheries, forestry resources, wildlife, land and non-renewable resources, and to gain management power over these resources.
Prerequisite(s): Native American Studies 1000

Management 3590

Current Practices in Aboriginal Governments
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
This course focuses on contemporary aboriginal governments, their relationship with their constituencies and the political value systems within which they operate. A series of case studies will be used to consider the political and fiscal environmental constraints on aboriginal policy-making and political practices.

Management 3640

Cross-Cultural Management Practices
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
An overview of comparative organizational behaviour, cross-cultural management practices, and an examination of how culture is expressed within the work environment here and abroad.
Prerequisite(s): Third-year standing (a minimum of 60.0 credit hours)

Management 3650

Introduction to International Management
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
An introduction to the field of International Management where issues such as cross-cultural management and international aspects of trade, marketing and economic regimes are examined. An exploration and application of comparative management perspectives focusing on the visions and endeavours of entrepreneurs, corporations and nations over time in the global context.
Prerequisite(s): Third-year standing (a minimum of 60.0 credit hours)

Management 3660/Geography 3225

Industrial Location and Globalization of Enterprise
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
Other hours: 0-0-8
Industrial geography is concerned with the location of industrial activity at local, continental and global scales of analysis. The course explores locational patterns and behaviour of small, medium-sized and transnational manufacturing firms with special emphasis on locational dynamics over time. By taking a geographical perspective, the course links the spatial behaviour of firms with economic development issues at the local, regional and global scales. A one-day field trip will be scheduled.
Prerequisite(s): One of Management 2030 or Geography 2210

Management 3670/Political Science 3170

The Politics of Canadian Trade Policy
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
Focus on the political economy of Canadian trade policy. Exploration of political, economic, and institutional factors shaping Canada's participation in international agreements on trade and related issues. Examination of the interaction of regional, economic, intergovernmental, and societal factors with trade policies in Canadian domestic politics. Students will also be exposed to theoretical literature related to international political economy, public policy, Canadian federalism, and Canadian foreign policy.
Prerequisite(s): One of Political Science 2110 or Political Science 2410

Management 3680

Introduction to Canadian Culture and Management
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
An introduction to the multidisciplinary study of cultural structures and expressions in Canada. An examination of Canadian culture and society employing a variety of methods and perspectives, with the goal of providing an in-depth understanding of Canadian society and culture and its effects on Canadian business and management perspectives.
Equivalent: Management 3850 (Introduction to Canadian Culture and Management) (prior to 2004/2005)
Note: This course is restricted to incoming exchange students.
Registration is by Faculty approval only.

Management 3685

Issues in International Management (Series)
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
Issues in International Management (Series) offers students the opportunity to take a number of unique course offerings particular to the International Management area. These courses are intensive studies of specific global management topics. Courses in the series offer an in-depth examination of an international issue or topic and provide students an opportunity to explore that particular subject in detail.
Prerequisite(s): Third-year standing (a minimum of 60.0 credit hours)

Management 3690

Management in World History
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
Management principles illuminate world history, and world history illustrates important principles of management. This course seeks to better understand both management principles and human achievement and struggle over time on a global scale through exploration of selected historical themes.
Prerequisite(s): Third-year standing (a minimum of 60.0 credit hours)
Equivalent: Management 4850 (Management in World History) (prior to 2007/2008)

Management 3710

Managing Not-for-Profit Organizations
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
A focus on the major management issues that not-for-profit organizations confront in their pursuit to be effective and caring organizations. Topics include, but are not limited to, the recruitment and management of volunteers, the role of boards in the governance of not-for-profit organizations, and the methods employed to raise funds to sustain and grow these organizations.
Prerequisite(s): Third-year standing (a minimum of 60.0 credit hours)
Equivalent: Management 3850 (Managing Not-for-Profits) (prior to 2006/2007)

Management 3721/Economics 3900

Economic and Business Forecasting
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
Construction, estimation and forecasting economic and business time series using a variety of techniques including simple trend extrapolations, multiple regression models, ARIMA models, simultaneous equation models, input-output models and subjective methods, with emphasis on computer applications and proper forecasting methodology.
Prerequisite(s): Economics 1012;
One of Economics 2900 or Statistics 2780

Management 3780/Economics 3080

Principles of Industrial Organization
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
Industrial organization paradigms; market structure and strategic behaviour; market structure and technological innovation; vertical integration; conglomerates; welfare economics of imperfect competition.
Prerequisite(s): Economics 1010

Management 3804/Political Science 3275

Business and Government in Canada
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
Examines historical and current roles of business in Canadian political system and economic policy; structural policies which create framework for business and economic activity; extent and limits of business influence on policy decisions, politics and public opinion.
Prerequisite(s): Political Science 2210
Recommended Background: Economics 1010

Management 3806

Small Business Management
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
Theoretical and practical knowledge to set up and manage a small business; characteristics and forms of small business; time management; organize-purchase franchise decisions; forecasting and marketing; obtaining financing; government and legal controls; tax considerations; accounting and financial controls; personnel administration; location decisions.

Management 3810

Administrative Law
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
Powers and limitations of regulatory bodies in their relation to business corporations and para-public agencies.
Prerequisite(s): Management 3010

Management 3815

Regional Aspects of International Management (Series)
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
Regional Aspects of International Management (Series) offers students the opportunity to take a number of unique regional and/or country-specific course offerings particular to the Global Management area. These courses are intensive studies of specific regional or country-specific interest and provide students an opportunity to explore that particular subject in detail.
Prerequisite(s): Management 3650
Equivalent: Management 3812 (prior to 2007/2008) is equivalent only to the "Japanese Business Management" offering in the Management 3815 Series

Management 3821

Visual Programming Applications
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
Fundamentals of programming concepts using Visual Basic as a modern programming language. An introductory visual and event-driven approach to structured programming for problem solving.
Prerequisite(s): Computer Science 1620

Management 3822

Object-Oriented Programming for Web Applications
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
An object-oriented approach to programming for the development of server-based Web applications. Students will develop integrated systems using Web interfaces and databases using state-of-the-art web programming tools.
Prerequisite(s): Management 3821

Management 3830

Contemporary Database Applications
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
Introduction to database management systems. Emphasis on design and construction of database systems using a fourth generation programming language.
Corequisite(s): One of Computer Science 1620 or Management 3061
Substantially Similar: Computer Science 3660;
Management 3831 (prior to 2006/2007)

Management 3850

Selected Topics in Management
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: Variable
Selected topics to be offered upon interest and demand or instructor's expertise.
Prerequisite(s): Will be specified (including any recommended background) for individual offerings
Note: May include laboratories, tutorials, or both.

Management 3860

Law and Institutions of International Trade
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
The General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade, negotiations on lowering tariffs and non-tariff barriers; customs union, common markets, free trade agreements and dispute resolution mechanisms; trade contingency law and case studies of adjudications of countervailing and anti-dumping duties; coordination of product standards and systems for tariff classification; influences of bilateral tax treaties on trade and investment; international commodity agreements (cartels), reciprocity and the principle of national treatment of foreign firms, restrictions on foreign investment.
Prerequisite(s): Management 3010

Management 3862

E-commerce Management
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
A study of the ways in which business activities take place over networks; challenges that face managers in the digital organization; and focuses on the fit between technology and strategy in organizational settings.
Prerequisite(s): Management 2060

Management 3901

Professional Consulting
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
Students will gain an understanding of the field of management consulting through an examination of the management consulting process, issue and problem diagnosis, management consulting approaches and styles, client-consultant relationships, management of change and professional codes of conduct and ethics.
Prerequisite(s): Management 2030
Corequisite(s): Management 3020;
Management 3050/Political Science 3420

Management 3905

MENTORS Seminar
Credit hours: 0.0
Contact hours per week: 0-0-0
Other hours: 0-0-65
This course will introduce students to a contemporary form of management development known as mentoring. As a proactive competitive strategy, mentoring functions to help organizations develop and retain managerial talent. Students will study various formal mentoring forms and experience the mentor-protegé relationship directly through participation in an organized mentor program.
Prerequisite(s): Successful application to the Mentors program;
Not more than 25 courses (75.0 credit hours) completed at the time of application;
A cumulative GPA of 2.70
Grading: Pass/Fail
Note: Apply online at www.uleth.ca/
man-cbp/mentors/

Management 3920

Project Management
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
Covers the entire project lifecycle from the conceptualization to termination phases with an emphasis on the project planning and controlling functions. Various topics such as international project management, TQM and ethical issues are also covered.
Prerequisite(s): Management 2030

Management 3980-3981

Applied Studies/Field Experience
Credit hours: 3.0
An opportunity to earn credit for an employment or volunteer experience with a significant learning component. Completion of a written report is required, which includes consultation of relevant literature and relation of theoretical precepts to practical experience.
Prerequisite(s): Third-year standing (a minimum of 60.0 credit hours);
Admission to the Faculty of Management;
Permission of the Applied Studies Field Coordinator and approval of the Faculty of Management

Management 4090

Management Policy and Strategy
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
Integrative requirements and consequences of policy and strategy alternatives. Simulated management decision-making through case studies in both the private and public sector.
Prerequisite(s): Fourth-year standing (a minimum of 90.0 credit hours);
Management 3020;
Management 3031;
Management 3040;
Management 3050/Political Science 3420;
Management 3061
OR
Fourth-year standing (a minimum of 90.0 credit hours);
Admission to the Bachelor of Management program via the Diploma Admission Route;
Management 3031;
Management 3050/Political Science 3420;
Management 3061

Management 4110

Advanced Financial Accounting
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
The study of financial accounting standards for long term investments, including consolidation techniques, accounting for transactions in foreign currency, translation of foreign currency financial statements, and an introduction to accounting for not-for-profit organizations.
Prerequisite(s): Management 3101

Management 4112

International Accounting
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
Reviews foreign accounting systems and theories and compares alternative solutions to problems accountants in different countries and business cultures adopt in order to present accurate information for decision-making and contract implementation. Studies alternative international means of structuring the accounting profession and setting accounting standards and the influence of accounting on international business.
Prerequisite(s): Management 3100

Management 4130

Advanced Managerial Accounting II
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
This course is intended as a capstone course using the concepts and techniques taught in Management 3130 and Management 3131 in real-life case situations. Students define problems and apply management accounting knowledge to specific situations.
Prerequisite(s): Management 3131

Management 4151

Advanced Tax
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
The objective of this course is to provide advanced exposure to the workings of the personal and corporate Canadian income tax systems. Emphasis is placed on applying, analyzing, synthesizing, and evaluating advanced concepts as they pertain to tax planning and decision making. Topics such as individual tax planning, corporate tax planning, corporate reorganizations, partnerships, business acquisitions and divestitures, business valuations, international business expansion, and employee compensation will be covered.
Prerequisite(s): Management 3100;
Management 3151
Substantially Similar: Management 4150 (prior to 2007/2008)

Management 4160

Accounting Theory
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
The study of theoretical constructs such as efficient markets, agency and economic consequences which impact the preparation and use of accounting information. Focus is on applying the theories to understand and analyze current issues in accounting practice. The course is designed to provide students with the opportunity to exercise and improve skills in critical thinking, persuasive writing and oral communication.
Prerequisite(s): Management 3100;
One of Writing 1000 or a university English course (3.0 credit hours)
Corequisite(s): Management 3101
Equivalent: Management 3120 (prior to 2007/2008)
Note: Students governed by Calendars prior to 2002/2003 may use the Writing Proficiency Requirement (WPR) to meet the Writing 1000 or university English course prerequisite.

Management 4210

Advertising and Promotions
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
Advertising and public relations theory, media structures, regulatory supervision and social responsibility.
Prerequisite(s): Management 3210

Management 4220

International Marketing
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
International marketing and intelligence: economic, cultural, political, product policy, foreign market entry methods, international promotion and pricing.
Prerequisite(s): Management 3020

Management 4230

Marketing Management
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
Strategy-oriented, marketing environment, marketing information and analysis of markets and buying behaviour; program development.
Prerequisite(s): Management 3210;
Management 3220;
Fourth-year standing (a minimum of 90.0 credit hours)

Management 4310

Advanced Organizational Behaviour
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
Behaviour in organizations, including alternative models of individual behaviour; perceptual processes; satisfaction; equity and quality of working life; a group performance; organizational effectiveness; consulting for organizational change.
Prerequisite(s): Management 2030; Management 3050/Political Science 3420;
Fourth-year standing (a minimum of 90.0 credit hours)

Management 4330

Collective Bargaining
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
Theoretical determinants and process of collective bargaining; preparations for bargaining; costing a package with special reference to fringe benefits; negotiation techniques; living through a strike/lockout; experiential component.
Prerequisite(s): Management 3310

Management 4350

Advanced Human Resource Management
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
This course covers staffing-related topics dealing with obtaining and maintaining a productive workforce. Students will study topics such as job analysis, recruiting, selection, and performance appraisal through theoretical and quantitative analysis.
Prerequisite(s): Management 2700;
Management 3050/Political Science 3420

Management 4360

Organizational Research
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-1-0
Choice of method and analysis in organizational behaviour. Topics for discussion include the scientific method, measurement considerations, possible empirical research strategies and the appropriate use of parametric and non-parametric statistical techniques.
Prerequisite(s): Management 2030;
Management 2700;
Management 3050/Political Science 3420

Management 4370

Leadership in Organizations
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
An in-depth study of leadership theories; an overview of the historic development of leadership thought; leadership in the workplace through the critical analysis of leadership theory, research, and practice.
Prerequisite(s): Management 2030;
Fourth-year standing (a minimum of 90.0 credit hours) OR
Admission to the Bachelor of Management program via the Diploma Admission Route;
Fourth-year standing (a minimum of 90.0 credit hours)
Equivalent: Management 3850 (Leadership Thought and Development) (prior to 2006/2007)

Management 4380

Management Issues in Information Systems
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
Issues in the management of technology and organizational information systems and their impact on society, organizations, and employees. This course will be case-based and will focus on relationships between information systems functions and the organization.
Prerequisite(s): Management 3061;
Management 3830
Equivalent: Management 3380 (prior to 2002/2003)

Management 4390

Leading Organizational Change
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
This course focuses on the theory and practice of organizational change in response to the challenges faced by organizations when they expand internationally, merge, downsize, introduce new technologies, and respond to government regulations, increasing competition, and changing customer needs. Issues covered include understanding change at the industrial, organizational, and individual levels; resistance and adaptation to change; and strategies for leading and navigating the organizational change process.
Prerequisite(s): Management 3031; Management 3050/Political Science 3420;
Management 3061;
Fourth-year standing (a minimum of 90.0 credit hours)
Equivalent: Management 4850 (Leading Organizational Change) (prior to 2005/2006)

Management 4412

Security Analysis and Portfolio Management
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
Analysis of fixed income securities and equities, portfolio selection and portfolio choice, management of funds (both mutual funds and pension funds), and performance.
Prerequisite(s): Management 3412;
Management 3470

Management 4421

Financial Institutions and Markets
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
The Canadian financial system governing capital flows between borrowers and lenders; financial institutions and other participants in the financial system; the financial markets.
Prerequisite(s): Management 3470

Management 4430

Financial Management
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
Financial management and decision-making in the corporate environment. Application of current theories and techniques. Extensive use of case discussions.
Prerequisite(s): Management 3412;
Management 3470

Management 4451

Derivative Securities Markets
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
Derivative securities and their uses. Includes discussion of options, futures, swaps and their uses in risk management.
Prerequisite(s): Management 3412;
Management 3470

Management 4506/Native American Studies 4206

Aboriginal Small Business and Entrepreneurship in Canada
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
Aboriginal communities have an increasing interest in small business and entrepreneurship. This course provides the theoretical and practical knowledge necessary to set and manage a small aboriginally-owned and operated business, both inside and outside of aboriginal communities. Various technical and policy issues will be covered, and special attention will be paid to tribally-owned aboriginal small businesses.
Prerequisite(s): Management 3500/Native American Studies 3250
Recommended Background:
Management 2100

Management 4551

Sustainable Tourism
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
This course builds on Management 3551/Geography 3551 - An Introduction to Tourism. It explores new trends in the industry and looks at ways to make tourism sustainable in environmental, economic, social and cultural terms. The topic is contemplated from a national and global perspective. Other topics include the greening of the industry as a whole, cultural and ethnic tourism, ecotourism, community-based tourism and sustainable development.
Prerequisite(s): Management 3551/Geography 3551

Management 4580

Environmental Management
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
This course constitutes an in-depth exploration of domestic and international topics in environmental management, including public participation and human rights issues, and the role of aboriginal/indigenous peoples.
Prerequisite(s): One of Management 3580/Native American Studies 3280 or third-year standing (a minimum of 60.0 credit hours)

Management 4640

Cross-Cultural Work Study
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 0-0-0
Other hours: 0-0-117
Examines the cultural issues involved in international management via participation in a six-week work study which consists of hands-on experience in applying business knowledge and skills in a culturally-challenging environment in an organization outside Canada. Classes will be conducted by both Canadian expatriates and local academics, and will cover topics such as trade relationships, marketing, cultural specifics and the economy of the region. Students will be involved in a variety of business-related projects, depending upon the particular needs of their assigned company.
Prerequisite(s): Successful application to International Programs;
One of Management 3640 or Management 3650
Note: Apply online at www.uleth.ca/man-int/

Management 4780/Economics 4080

Industrial Organization: Theory and Policy
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
Theories of oligopoly pricing; theories of the firm; the economics of mergers and takeovers; Canadian competition policy; and the regulation of industry.
Prerequisite(s): Management 3780/Economics 3080;
One of Economics 3010 or Economics 3030
Recommended Background: Economics 2900

Management 4840

Systems Analysis
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
Information Systems Analysis using structured tools and techniques.
Prerequisite(s): Management 3830;
Fourth-year standing (a minimum of 90.0 credit hours)
Note: Students should enrol in Management 4841 - Systems Design in the succeeding term.

Management 4841

Systems Design
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
Information Systems Design using structured tools and techniques.
Prerequisite(s): Management 3821;
Management 4840
Note: Students should enrol in Management 4840 - Systems Analysis in the preceding term.

Management 4850

Selected Topics in Management
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: Variable
Selected topics to be offered upon interest and demand or instructor's expertise.
Prerequisite(s): Will be specified (including any recommended background) for individual offerings
Note: May include laboratories, tutorials, or both.

Management 4862

Business Data Communication & Networking
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
Current trends in computer networking technologies involving both wire line and wireless media and several communication protocols (e.g., TCP/IP). Students will become familiar with concepts and issues in, as well as technological and managerial perspectives on, Wide Area, Metropolitan Area, and Local Area Networks. Students will gain practical experience regarding the setup and installation of a common networking software package by completing a group project in the networking lab.
Prerequisite(s): Computer Science 1620;
Fourth-year standing (a minimum of 90.0 credit hours)

Management 4901

Applied Consulting
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 0-0-1
Other hours: 0-0-117
Client-student interaction will focus on specific and actual consulting process assignments with external clients.
Prerequisite(s): Management 3901;
One of Management 2700, Management 3220, Management 4360, Economics 2900, or Statistics 2780;
Successful application to the Applied Consulting program
Note: Apply online at www.uleth.ca/
man-cbp/consulting/

Management 4980-4981

Applied Studies/Field Experience
Credit hours: 3.0
An opportunity to earn credit for an employment or volunteer experience with a significant learning component. Completion of a written report is required, which includes consultation of relevant literature and relation of theoretical precepts to practical experience.
Fourth-year standing (a minimum of 90.0 credit hours);
Admission to the Faculty of Management;
Permission of the Applied Studies Field Coordinator and approval of the Faculty of Management

Master of Science (Management) (MGT)


Management 5100

Orientation
Credit hours: 0.0
Contact hours per week: 0-0-0
Other hours: 0-0-32
Introduction to Master of Science (Management) program philosophy, structure, and participants. This four-day orientation is a comprehensive review of selected topics, including statistics, information systems, library facilities and resources, and career development; this module is designed to orient students and faculty into the program.
Prerequisite(s): Admission to the M.Sc. (Management) program
OR
Admission to another graduate program at the University of Lethbridge
Grading: Pass/Fail

Management 5110

Management Field Overviews
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
A comprehensive and rigorous cross-disciplinary analysis of fundamental management issues. Students are introduced to research programs in a variety of functional areas (e.g., organizational development, information systems, marketing, finance, accounting).
Prerequisite(s): Management 5100
OR
Admission to another graduate program at the University of Lethbridge
Note: Management 5110 is a six-week course.

Management 5115

Research Workshops
Credit hours: 0.0
Contact hours per week: 0-0-0
Other hours: 0-0-32
Workshops will be held to assist students in completing their degree requirements and in developing their thesis.
Prerequisite(s): Management 5100
OR
Admission to another graduate program at the University of Lethbridge
Grading: Pass/Fail

Management 5120

Lateral Thinking
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
This course aims to generate conceptual frameworks and perspectives useful for the extension, identification, and summation of research problems and the presentation of "new knowledge." Harnessing the insight and creativity embodied in the mind, it strives to develop thinking skills through the practice of Lateral Thinking.
Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of previous M.Sc. (Management) module
OR
Admission to another graduate program at the University of Lethbridge
Note: Management 5120 is a six-week course.

Management 5125

Schematic Summation
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
This course aims to generate conceptual frameworks and perspectives useful for the extension, identification, and summation of research problems. Communication to oneself and others of an expanded universe of knowledge obtained through information rearrangement and concept restructuring can be facilitated by acquisition of schematic representation skills.
Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of previous M.Sc. (Management) module
OR
Admission to another graduate program at the University of Lethbridge
Note: Management 5125 is a six-week course.

Management 5130

Ways of Knowing
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
This course will examine the nature of scientific research. Students will gain an understanding of the philosophy behind the positivist approach to social science, as well as criticisms of the approach. The course will address induction, confirmation, the importance of falsification, the role of theory, paradigm assessment, paradigm shifts, conceptualization, and limitations of the scientific method.
Prerequisite(s): Admission to the M.Sc. (Management) program
OR
Admission to another graduate program at the University of Lethbridge
Note: Management 5130 is a six-week course.

Management 5150

Research Methods in Management
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
A comprehensive introduction to and application of research methods in the field of Management. Topics include, for example, research methods paradigms, research designs (e.g., experimental, ex post facto); data gathering, analysis, and interpretation; research and the issue of relevance, ethical issues in research.
Prerequisite(s): Management 5100
OR
Admission to another graduate program at the University of Lethbridge

Management 5160

Qualitative Methods & Analysis
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
A comprehensive introduction and application of qualitative research methods in the field of Management. Provides an in-depth analysis of the conceptual and practical issues to be considered when engaging in qualitative research. Topics include, for example, the general categories of ethnography, interviews, focus groups, documentary analysis, content analysis, and discourse analysis.
Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of previous M.Sc. (Management) module
OR
Admission to another graduate program at the University of Lethbridge

Management 5170

Data Management & Statistical Techniques I
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
A comprehensive introduction and application of univariate and bivariate statistical techniques. From a Social Scientist perspective, the following statistical topics, for example, may be examined: data management, descriptive statistics, hypothesis testing, non-parametric statistics, univariate statistics (t-tests, ANOVA), and correlation.
Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of previous M.Sc. (Management) module
OR
Admission to another graduate program at the University of Lethbridge
Note: Management 5170 is a six-week course.

Management 5175

Data Management & Statistical Techniques II
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
A comprehensive introduction and application of measurement assessment and multivariate statistical techniques. From a Social Scientist perspective, the following statistical topics, for example, may be examined: factor analysis, reliability, validity, MANOVA, regression, path analysis, and structured equation modeling (partial least squares, Lisrel).
Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of previous M.Sc. (Management) module
OR
Admission to another graduate program at the University of Lethbridge
Note: Management 5175 is a six-week course.

Management 5200

Major Seminar I (Series)
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
A selection from a list of topics will be offered in this seminar. The topics vary according to the major of the students.
Prerequisite(s): Management 5100

Management 5300

Major Seminar II (Series)
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
This seminar develops students' understanding by examining multiple perspectives in the specific area of the major.
Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of previous M.Sc. (Management) module

Management 6100

Master's Thesis
Credit hours: 15.0
Addresses a significant management issue or problem. Provides hands-on experience in conducting research. The topic must address valid research questions related to real market, industry, or organization issues in the area of specialization. The thesis must yield output of publishable quality that reflects a substantive contribution to knowledge. Students will defend their research proposal early in the course and are required to successfully defend their proposal to continue with their thesis work.
Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of previous M.Sc. (Management) module
Grading: Pass/Fail