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PEI Occupational Health and Safety

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.

Hours: 0
Course Code: SAFE-1005

Financial Accounting I Part 1

Gain an understanding of the accounting cycle and the use of accounting as an information system. Explore basic financial accounting theory and learn to analyze business transactions and the accounts affected by these transactions. Develop accounting skills by using the rules of debit and credit, journalizing business transactions, posting transactions, and completing financial statements.

Hours: 45
Course Code: ACCT-1001

Financial Accounting I Part 2

Building on the concepts from Financial Accounting I Part I, following a manual system and/or using accounting software, learn about subsidiary ledgers and special journals, as well as internal control and basic financial accounting theory and practical concepts. Develop the skills to prepare, maintain and close financial statements and learn the fundamental principles required to control and account for cash, banking, and inventory.

Hours: 45
Course Code: ACCT-1002

Hospitality Law

Explore Canadian law as it applies to the tourism and hospitality industry. Develop an understanding of the legal concepts and principles that govern personal and commercial relationships, and learn how our lives are intimately influenced by the law.

Hours: 30
Course Code: BUSI-1005

Managing Human Resources

Successful completion of this course will equip students with a foundation of basic leadership skills. A special focus is placed on skills which relate to communication, teamwork, management functions, styles of leadership, motivation, staffing, training, delegating, and performance assessments.

Hours: 45
Course Code: BUSI-1143


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.

Hours: 45
Course Code: BUSI-2050

Business Communications

Students acquire competency in clear workplace language, writing, and proofreading skills expected in a professional, technologically sophisticated workplace setting. Students draft and evaluate various correspondence, as well as demonstrate oral communication skills through business presentations.

Hours: 45
Course Code: COMM-1300

Computer Essentials

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.

Hours: 45
Course Code: COMP-1000

Planning and Conducting Golf Events

With the current growth of the golf industry at all levels, successful management of activities for players is essential. Examine various types of tournaments and events at the club, regional and national levels and experience the planning and set-up of a selection of both recreational and competetive level events.

Hours: 60
Course Code: GOLF-1000

Facility Tours and Golf Skills Improvement

Examine the diverse golf operations in the industry. Experience various facilities such as private clubs as well as eighteen and nine hole operations. Learn the many facets of a golf operation with the supervisor/general manager, golf professional, and food and beverage manager.

Hours: 75
Course Code: GOLF-1005

Golf Shop Operations

Explore the organizational requirements of a golf shop and the related responsibilities of a golf professional. Learn the importance of internal and external communication and how to forecast staffing requirements and scheduling as well as how to maximize rounds and revenue. Examine golf shop merchandising and back shop management and experience a point of sales system.

Hours: 60
Course Code: GOLF-1010

The Evolution and Rules of Golf

Examine the rules of golf, learn proper etiquette for playing the game and develop the behaviors necessary to ensure appropriate course safety and pace of play. Explore the origin of golf and its history up to and including the present day game.

Hours: 45
Course Code: GOLF-1015

Introduction to Retail Management

Learn the fundamentals of visual merchandising, inventory report analysis and purchase forecasting requirements to maximize revenue. Develop clientele profiles to produce a targeted buying plan for the retail portion of a golf shop.

Hours: 45
Course Code: GOLF-1250

Turf Grass Maintenance

Examine the function of and career opportunities within turfgrass management. Learn the specifics of establishing turf including the various grasses and soils, soil modification practices and safe pesticide use. Explore and evaluate golf course design and construction.

Hours: 45
Course Code: GOLF-2000

Golf Course Design and Development

Explore the history of golf course design and detail the application of contemporary golf course architecture principles. Learn how golf course design and renovation plans are developed. Examine the requirements of an Integrated Pest Program (IPM) including how to identify diseases, weeds, and insects common to various regions as well as environmental issues common to golf operations.

Hours: 45
Course Code: GOLF-2005

Contemporary Club Management

Discover the ownership structure of private clubs and club by-laws and rules. Examine the role of and relationship between the general manager and board of directors. Identify the qualities needed to be a successful general manager as well as the service excellence requirements of a private club.

Hours: 45
Course Code: GOLF-2010

Facilities Management

Investigate various management and administrative tasks associated with the operation and management of a golf facility. Develop the ability to evaluate safety and security programs as well as the establishment of preventative maintenance programs. Discover record systems and document management processes required to effectively manage a golf establishment.

Hours: 45
Course Code: GOLF-2065

Dining Room and Banquet Operations

Develop an awareness of the impact of food and beverage operations in the tourism industry. Examine services which specifically relate to catering and dining room operations and the controls and reports required to assist in proper planning. Develop an awareness of the psychology of service while investigating personnel requirements, types of service, and service equipment. Examine the safety and sanitation issues facing a food and beverage operation. Learn basic bartending skills as they relate to beer and spirits.

Hours: 45
Course Code: HOSP-1100

Introduction to Tourism and Hospitality

Explore the evolution of the tourism industry in Canada and the variety of career opportunities available today. Learn the sectors of the tourism and hospitality industry and discover how they interact and contribute to economic growth.

Hours: 45
Course Code: HOSP-1101

Food, Beverage and Labour Cost Control

Develop an understanding of the importance of controlling food, beverage and labor costs in the successful operation of a food and beverage outlet. Utilize cost control procedures as they apply to food, beverage and labor including, pricing, purchasing, storing, issuing, production, sales and scheduling.

Hours: 45
Course Code: HOSP-2167


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.

Hours: 45
Course Code: MKTG-1000

Introduction to Advertising Layout and Design

Explore the general field of advertising layout, graphic design and visual communication. Examine the roles of the client and the advertising agency in the creative planning process. Learn the tools used to develop, design, and produce advertising.

Hours: 45
Course Code: MKTG-1255

Golf Marketing and Research

Learn to source information for business planning purposes and to develop a marketing plan for a golf enterprise. Discover contemporary marketing strategies used for golf courses and develop strategies for product development to meet the needs of customers. Examine issues prevalent in today's golf operations.

Hours: 45
Course Code: MKTG-2050

First Aid and CPR

A comprehensive two-day course offering standard first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills from a certified trainer. As required by regulation, this course covers CPR and the management of other breathing, airway and circulation emergencies, as well as, the control of bleeding, treating shock, stabilizing fractures and dislocations, head and spine injuries, and more. Also, includes automated external defibrilators (AED). This certification expires in 3 years.

Hours: 12
Course Code: NCPR-1001

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information Systems

Students complete Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) training and certification.

Hours: 3
Course Code: NCPR-1002

Professional Internship Preparation

Internship is the cooperative educational component of the program in which students are required to complete a work term in the industry. Prior to beginning an internship placement, there are a number of activites and requirements that should be addressed in order to prepare both students and host sites. This course is intended to explore those activities, ensuring a smooth and positive experience for all parties involved in this mutually beneficial activity.

Hours: 30
Course Code: NCPR-1015

Golf Canada Level 2 Certification

Level 2 introduces the key reference manual for officials: the Decisions on the Rules of Golf. This is the key to understanding how the Rules of Golf are applied on the golf course. In addition to introducing some of the fundamental rules, Level 2 teaches the student how to use the Decisions book effectively when the Rules book alone does not provide the answer.

Hours: 6
Course Code: NCPR-1030

Professional Internship

Internship is the cooperative educational component of the program in which students are required to complete a work term in the industry. This internship placement provides students with the opportunity to put into practice what they have learned, to acquire new skills, and to gain first hand experiences in the industry. Internship is a cooperative relationship between the industry placement, the student, and the program where all parties derive benefits.

Hours: 250
Course Code: NCPR-2020