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BUSI 343 - Managing Public, Non-Profit and Voluntary Organizations

This course will study approaches to managing in the non-profit sector, particularly the unique programs and policies that are required for effective management practices. These practices will be contrasted with the approaches utilized in the private for-profit sector.

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BUSI 348 - Operations Management

This course introduces the concepts underlying effective operation and control within various organizations. Approaches to production control, inventory policy, facilities planning, methods improvement and technological assessment are studied. A balance between academic and real-life examples, applications and constraints are considered.

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BUSI 375 - Sport and Recreation Management

This course provides an overview of the basic management principles as they relate to sport enterprises and the operation of sport and recreation organizations. Functional areas of management will be highlighted including finance, marketing, human resources, and ethics. Students will explore the nature of recreation and sport from a Christian world view with an emphasis on developing effective leadership skills. Current trends and challenges in sport and recreation will also be addressed.

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BUSI 389 - Organizational Design and Change

We inevitably encounter organizations, both in work and leisure, everyday of our lives. This course examines how organizations are structured and how they change. Students will be introduced to the theories of why organizations look the way they do, to the principles of organizational design, to the theories of how organizations change, and to practical steps in initiating and accomplishing organizational change. Through these theories and tools, students will develop an appreciation for how organizations affect us, as well as skills in analyzing organizations and reshaping them in order for them to be more effective.

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BUSI 335 - Consumer Behaviour

This course is designed to help marketers understand why consumers behavior the way they do, and it examines how this can inform marketing decision making. Topics include various factors influence consumer behaviors such as psychology, sociology, economics, education, and culture.

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BUSI 499 - Directed Studies in Business

This course gives an opportunity to do intensive study of some area of business of particular interest to the student. Students work closely with a member of the business or economics faculty in tutorials. Students must apply in advance for directed studies to the faculty member involved.

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