Small Business Manager Courses
Take the following course(s):
An overview of the Occupational Health and Safety Act of Prince Edward Island. Students examine the legislation, how PEI employees are protected while on the job and the responsibilities of employees and employers.
Course Code: SAFE-1005
Students are introduced to basic financial accounting theory and practical concepts. Development of skills to prepare, maintain and close financial statements for service and retail businesses are explored. Learn fundamental principles that are required to control and account for issues such as cash, banking, inventory and its value.
Course Code: ACCT-1000
Explore the basic legal concepts and principles that govern personal and business relationships in Canada. Students examine legal concepts such as; negligence, formation and enforcement of contracts, professional misconduct and liability, personal property and real estate, negotiable instruments, employment law, and debtor/creditor law.
Course Code: BUSI-1000
Students learn the functions of Human Resource Management (HRM), the value of an organization's human resources, and the challenges facing organizations to survive, remain competitive, grow, and diversify. Students develop skills in the areas of planning, job design, recruitment and selection, placement, orientation, training, record management and various acts and regulations that impact Human Resource Management.
Course Code: BUSI-1010
Students develop skills in the fundamental areas of training and development. The main areas of focus include: development of compensation programs and the management of these programs, labour relations, collective bargaining and contract administration, orientation and documentation, employee rights and discipline, motivation, reviewing and improving performance, health and safety, and policy development.
Course Code: BUSI-2010
Entrepreneurship education is the process of providing individuals with the concepts and skills to recognize opportunities that others have overlooked, and to have the insight and self-esteem to act where others have hesitated. This course includes instruction in opportunity recognition, obtaining resources, and initiating a business venture. It also provides instruction in business management processes such as business planning, capital development, marketing, and financial analysis. Students will have the opportunity to summarize much of what they have learned by researching and completing a business plan for a specific enterprise.
Course Code: BUSI-2050
Develop professional written communications skills for a variety of workplace settings. Learn and practice how to write and streamline correspondence in personal employment portfolio, media news releases, minutes, letters and written reports.
Course Code: COMM-1010
Develop oral and non-verbal communication skills for success in today's workplace. Students practice and perform these communication skills through group discussions, debates, presentations, meetings and the use of electronic media.
Course Code: COMM-1020
In this course, students are introduced to the fundamentals of various software programs and information processing systems used in today's workplace and educational environments. Students develop the skills necessary to understand and efficiently use common workplace productivity tools. The main areas of focus include: operating systems, e-mail and groupware, word processing, spreadsheets, electronic presentation software, and the integration of these technologies.
Course Code: COMP-1000
Students develop skills to competently use word processing software, electronic spreadsheets, database applications and web-based business tools. The main areas of focus include: creating professional documents using a word processor, preparing complex formulas and data manipulation using spreadsheets, developing databases and queries using business software applications and cloud computing.
Course Code: COMP-1500
Review and apply basic arithmetic and algebra concepts to solve problems. Perform various math calculations for business and financial workplaces such as: merchandising, loans, annuities, investments, and mortgages.
Course Code: MATH-1000
Learn the fundamentals of marketing and the major environmental factors influencing today's marketing environment. Discover how individual consumers, industrial and organizational buyers reach their purchase decisions. Develop an understanding of target marketing and examine the elements of the marketing mix.
Course Code: MKTG-1000
Develop critical marketing research skills through identifying the issue, establishing various data sources and interpreting the findings to create evidence based recommendations. Students will incorporate ethical considerations related to market research.
Course Code: MKTG-1100