Space Available: Winter 2019 Electives

Looking for those last electives for Winter term?

Uncover new interests, and explore different corners of the corporate landscape with these exciting classes.

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BSUS 6300 3.00 X: Sustainability Accounting & Accountability (Tuesdays, 11:30am – 2:30pm)

This course situates corporate activity within the wider context of Sustainability. In particular, emphasis is placed upon the information that corporations produce in order to inform society about its social and environmental impacts, assessing whether such reporting is relevant and/or credible. The course also helps understand the interactions between stakeholders and the inherent issues related to their conflicting demands. Note: Open to MES students.

MGMT 6810 3.00 X: Creativity & Innovation (Tuesdays, 7:00pm – 10:00pm)

Creativity and innovation are essential leadership skills in the ever-changing environment. This applied-learning course arms MBA graduates with the right mix of creativity-enhancing tools and techniques to explore innovation in contemporary business contexts. These techniques include lenses of human understanding, creativity, visual thinking and holistic visioning. Bridging a necessary gap, the outcomes are applied to practical business issues.
Prerequisite: All 5100-series Required Foundations of Management Core Courses.

MINE 5100 1.50 X: Introduction to the Global Mining Industry (Thursdays, 7:00pm – 10:00pm)

Introduces the defining characteristics of the global mining industry. The links between these characteristics and various strategic, financial, corporate responsibility related and other organizational decisions are explored. Guest speakers share their knowledge and experience to provide students with a foundation on the industry’s technical basics. This course is recommended for students interested in the Global Mining Management specialization.

OMIS 6000 3.00 X: Models & Applications in Operational Research (Thursdays, 7:00pm – 10:00pm)

Provides a survey of selected topics in operational research (OR). Emphasis is placed on the practical application of OR tools rather than on the mathematical properties. Application areas include: financial planning and portfolio selection, production, priority planning and marketing. Topics include: linear programming and its applications; programming to achieve a set of goals or targets with applications in finance and production; capital budgeting and project selection; transportation and network models; and portfolio models.
Prerequisites: SB/OMIS 5120 1.50 and SB/OMIS 5210 1.50 or permission of the Instructor.

ORGS 6420 3.00 R: Crisis Management (Thursdays, 6:30pm – 9:30pm, Nadal Campus)

Crises in organizations are inevitable, and whether an organization survives them is due in large part to the actions of its managers and leaders. This course provides students with an overview of key factors in organizational crisis management, including (1) Assessing Crisis Vulnerabilities; (2) Planning for Crises; and (3) Managing during Crises.
Prerequisites: All 5000-series Required Foundations of Management Core Courses.

PROP 6550 3.00 R: Sustainable Cities – Urbanization Infrastructure & Strategic Choices (Wednesdays, 2:30pm – 5:30pm)

Provides an understanding of issues related to the pace of urbanization across the globe and the impact on the demand for new infrastructure. The challenges for both developing and developed countries is examined from the perspective of potential new strategies, new technologies, new business models and new financing techniques that can begin to make a difference in addressing a full range of infrastructure needs. In terms of sustainability, this will include an understanding of the demand side and supply side, cultural factors, and the policy framework.
Prerequisites: All 5000-level core courses.

PROP 6780 3.00 X: Case Studies in Infrastructure (Thursdays, 7:00pm – 10:00pm)

This course draws upon selected infrastructure projects to expose students to the perspectives of key stakeholders involved in infrastructure development, delivery and management, including investors, financiers, contractors, designers, politicians, end-users and policy-makers. Selected cases will be subject to in-depth analysis conducted through a combination of lectures using the case method, presentations by project stakeholders, and site visits. 
Prerequisites: PROP 6300 3.00

PROP 6850 3.00 X: Structuring Development Transactions (Tuesdays, 7:00pm – 10:00pm)

This course draws upon selected infrastructure projects to expose students to the perspectives of key stakeholders involved in infrastructure development, delivery and management, including investors, financiers, contractors, designers, politicians, end-users and policy-makers. Selected cases will be subject to in-depth analysis conducted through a combination of lectures using the case method, presentations by project stakeholders, and site visits. 
Prerequisites: PROP 6100 3.00 and PROP 6200 3.00

SOCM 6200 3.00 X: Leadership in Social Sector Management (Tuesdays, 7:00pm – 10:00pm)

This course discusses contemporary challenges facing leaders in the social sector in both Canadian and international contexts. The course is suitable for those who wish to develop leadership skills as either a senior manager or a board member. The course is team-taught, involves sectoral speakers and live cases, and offers flexibility in assignments.
Prerequisites: All 5100-series Required Foundations of Management Core Courses.

SOCM 6400 3.00 X: Social Purpose Investing & Finance (Thursdays, 7:00pm – 10:00pm)

Social impact investing, including microfinance, is an increasingly used tool within traditional finance, social enterprise, not-for-profit and international development spheres. This course takes an international and structural approach to considering the historical context of its origins, the operations of a microfinance institution, the investor’s due diligence and monitoring of an impact investment, and the field’s current issues and developments.
Prerequisites: All 5000-level core courses.

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2018-11-23T16:57:34+00:00 November 13th, 2018|Categories: Academics|

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