Business Administration: Management

CampusStart Date
MiramichiSeptember 2018
MonctonSeptember 2018
WoodstockSeptember 2018

Program Overview

Business Managers set the bar for every company. Whether directing small businesses or major corporations, managers lead by example. They foster a safe and professional environment for all employees while focusing on operational success. You’ll learn core fundamentals such as economics, accounting, and marketing, as well as enhanced training in project management, human resource management, entrepreneurship and communications. Talented business managers are needed in every sector; explore your interests with this powerful career.


Duration

The requirements for this diploma program may be achieved within two academic years of full-time study.


Admission Requirements

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  • High School Diploma or Adult High School Diploma or GED Diploma of High School Equivalency
    • Foundations of Mathematics 110
      or
      Geometry and Applications in Mathematics 112 and Functions and Relations 112

      (NB Francophone High School Math Equivalencies)


      Career Possibilities

      Graduates of the Business Administration: Management program will have the skills necessary to help businesses grow and succeed in today's competitive economy. Students will be equipped with core business skills as well as knowledge in the key areas necessary to support a range of business environments, allowing students to be employed in a variety of sectors.

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      NOC Codes

      0114 - Other administrative services managers
      0125 - Other business services managers
      1122 - Professional occupations in business management consulting
      1211 - Supervisors, general office and administrative support workers


      What you will learn

      • Management Principles & Strategies
      • Financial Management
      • Operations Management
      • Human Resources
      • Project Management
      • Supply Chain Management
      • Entrepreneurship
      • Information Systems
      • Leadership
      • Business Law
      • Economics
      • Mathematics
      • Accounting
      • Statistics
      • Marketing
      • Sales
      • Customer Service
      • Business Communication


      Program Courses

      This year's courses are still under development. Showing 2017's courses for reference.

      Applied Business Operations introduces students to the dynamic nature of business operations based on the integration of all departments. Students discover how marketing, human resources, production and finance, communication and business law function in an integrated business environment. Upon completion, students have an understanding of business concepts necessary in operating and managing a business.

      This course will expose the student to the various principles of management. It will develop in the student an understanding of operational management as it applies in day-to-day settings and provide an insight into the daily life of a practising manager, as he/she interacts with people.

      This course is designed to allow the student to work independently in a business setting related to their field of study. Students are expected to follow the work schedule of the practicum host.

      This course is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skill to formulate strategies and operational plans to achieve performance targets and gain/sustain competitive advantage. Using knowledge acquired in this and other program courses, students establish the direction a business must take to adapt to the changing environment & then align its resources and actions to reach its goals. Course concepts and content are applied through the use of case studies.

      The Operations Management course reveals the true nature of survival for a company.  This course examines the definition and role of operations, the demand for quality, and time-based competition with an organization.  This course provides students with the skills used to design, operate and manage the systems that create products and services.  Students manage operations through quantitative techniques and operational processes within a company.  

      This course will also prepare students to analyze operational processes and supply chains designed to ensure quality, create value, optimize productivity and improve output in order to make organizations more successful. 

      Students develop the skills used to integrate business information systems with organizational management strategies.  Students will assess how this integration is an intrical part of an organizations ability to succeed, and analyze how business information systems are used to create value.  

      Various types of business information systems are examined and the methods of implementation are assessed using case study analysis and interpretation.  Students will investigate the roles and trends of innovative technologies and information systems in business and how its application is used in making decisions, accomplishing goals, providing security and creating a competitive advantage.  

      In this course, student will be introduced to the basic formats and principles of business communications. It will examine audience, purpose and message and its impact on style and tone.

      Participants use a variety of sources to conduct research and use the results of research to produce short informal reports, discussion papers, and proposals.

      Prerequisites:

      • COMM1155

      This course teaches students how to create documents that are organized, unified, and coherent.

      This course introduces students to a wide range of macroeconomic issues such as aggregate supply and demand, fiscal policy, nature and causes of unemployment and inflation, the role money and banking play in the economy, as well as international trade and the international monetary system.

      This course enables students to examine key economic issues and problems as they relate to business and to the Canadian business environment. Students apply economic principles to the study of Canada and its economy. They acquire the skills to manage businesses more effectively, make appropriate personal choices in business, and contribute to society overall.

      This course provides students with a framework to determine what is involved in starting a business and allows the student to assess their own potential in starting a business.

      This course utilizes a practical approach in introducing the student to ethics and ethical issues in the workplace. Participants examine the subject by considering numerous examples of real-world case studies that illustrate dilemmas students are challenged to resolve.

      Students build on accounting and mathematical skills in the process of carrying out intermediate tasks related to financial forecasting, operational budgeting techniques, and cash flow and capital investment management.

      Prerequisites:

      • GACG1051
      • MATH1087D

      This course provides students with the fundamentals of analysis and recording of financial transactions for the complete accounting cycle.

      This course builds on the knowledge in Accounting I. It provides students with an in-depth understanding of and the skills necessary to apply accounting concepts, principles, and procedures.

      Prerequisites:

      • GACG1050

      This course introduces students to the managerial accounting principles used to make effective management decisions. Students will analyze and apply accounting data to assist in managerial responsiblities. 

      This course is designed to expose students to management concepts with particular emphasis on developing supervision and interpersonal skills.

      International Business Environment explores the important characteristics of today’s trading world. In addition to providing a critical examination of the key forces driving the international economy of imports and exports, this course also identifies the basic skills successful international trade practitioners require. Students will  investigate the significant social, technological and cultural issues affecting trade initiatives and development. This learning supports the fundamental stages in analyzing and assembling a global business plan. 

      This course includes all competencies required for Global Business Environment (FITT).

      This course is an introduction to basic concepts in business law. It provides students with an overview of various acts and legislations that govern the marketplace such as contract law, tort liability, employment legislation, intellectual property, and real property.

      This course provides students with a review of fundamental operations, familiarize students with problems related to business, and with the mathematics of cost-volume-profit analysis.

      This course is designed to familiarize students with the mathematics of merchandizing, simple interest, compound interest, and annuities.

      Prerequisites:

      • MATH1086

      This course provides students with an overview of the marketing function, emphasizing consumer satisfaction as a focal point of an organization’s activities.

      This course focuses on the elements of the marketing mix: products and services; pricing; distribution channels; and promotion.

      Prerequisites:

      • MKTG1027

      This course draws from a number of social science disciplines to gain a greater understanding of human behaviour in organizations. Students investigate the impact of culture, social structures, and personality and examine how each could impact on the effectiveness and productivity of organizations.

      This course will introduce students to job search techniques.

      This course provides an introduction to the meaning of community service.  Students learn how community service can enhance a student’s educational experience, personal growth, employability, and civic responsibility. Students participate in one day of volunteering to enhance their understanding of civic responsibility and to help the New Brunswick Community College realize its vision of transforming lives and communities. 

      This course provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to plan, coordinate, implement and evaluate a project within a team environment. Students learn effective project management techniques that allow them to monitor all work activities and ensure a quality product while remaining within budget and meeting all contract requirements.

      All business strives to make smart decisions. As part of the decision-making process, stakeholders meet to exchange ideas and agree upon a course of action. Varying interests are negotiated to serve the goals of the organization and those of its stakeholders. Successfully facilitating meetings and discussions enhances group consensus and commitment. Negotiating with confidence and overcoming resistance can produce outcomes which serve various interests and still produce quality conclusions. By employing effective facilitation, negotiation, and decision-making skills, you can increase productivity, make smarter decisions, and accomplish better results.

      Students examine the concept of quality service from the perspective of the client and the business and with the goal of customer return and retention.

      This courses teaches students the essentials of an Office Suite including spreadsheets, word processing, presentations and information management softwares. They learn how to use the internet effectively as a research tool.

      This course builds on the basic spreadsheet skills and examines more advanced software functionality. Among the areas covered are the creation and management of tables and charts, the manipulation of multiple worksheets and workbooks, and various advanced functions.

      Prerequisites:

      • SAAL1212

      In this course, students learn the basic fundamentals of selling with an emphasis on the concepts and practices of selling. Students also learn how to prepare and conduct sales presentations that create customer value.

      A safe and healthy workplace is the responsibility of the employer and the employee. This course introduces students to the importance of working safely and addresses how employers and employees can control the hazards and risks associated with the workplace. Students will also learn about the roles and responsibilities of key stakeholders including WorkSafeNB, the employer and the employee in ensuring workplaces are safe.

      The course introduces students to the major concepts and tools for describing, analyzing and drawing conclusions from data. Course topics include summarizing and presenting different types of data, analyzing the risks and assumptions underlying statistical analysis and the principles and methods associated with sampling

      Prerequisites:

      • MATH1086

      This course prepares students to deliver extemporaneous and impromptu presentations of various lengths and purposes.


      Specific Considerations

      This program is a "Learning Integrated Virtually Everywhere" (L.I.V.E) program that requires the use of a notebook computer as part of the learning experience. Your notebook computer should meet minimum technical specifications to ensure the software required for your program operates effectively. To find these technical specifications, see L.I.V.E. (Learning Integrated Virtually Everywhere).


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