Business Administration Courses in Winnipeg
- Accounting Fundamentals
- This introductory basic accounting course presents the accounting cycle beginning with journalizing transactions and ending with the production of financial statements. Topics include accounting concepts and practices, recording transactions, adjusting accounts, preparation of worksheets and the closing process, and preparation of financial statements for service and merchandising businesses.
- Spreadsheets 1
- This course provides the opportunity to study the operation and application of Microsoft Excel, a spreadsheet package. Topics include building a spreadsheet, creating formulas, using functions, creating charts, maps, and graphics, lists and data management, worksheet and workbook management, creating and printing reports.
- Spreadsheets 2
- This course provides the opportunity to expand the understanding of the operation and application of Microsoft Excel. Topics include designing and creating forms, creation of templates, data analysis, and connectivity with other programs.
- Career Development
- This seminar provides an opportunity for the student to apply the techniques and processes for developing a career path and to learn lifetime career management tools and skills. Topics include career-planning, job searching, writing resumes and cover letters, refining interview skills, and preparing for a new position.
- Office Applications
- This course covers the use of the Microsoft Office applications Word, PowerPoint and Outlook. Topics include creating documents, editing text, creating tables, importing images, creating large documents, managing document sections, creating slideshows, managing themes, and using Outlook for email, calendars and tasks.
- Business Communications
- This course develops a student’s written communication skills. Emphasis is placed on the principles of effective verbal and written communication as well as presentation skills, which includes understanding the communication process and grammar fundamentals, writing various types of memos, letters, reports, as well as editing and proof-reading. The Internet is used as an information resource and a communication medium.
- Organizational Behaviour
- This course introduces an overview of organizational behaviour within the context of staff management examining theories of motivation, leadership, and ethics. Topics include personality traits, diversity in the workplace, Maslow’s Hierarchy, Needs Theory, types of leadership, organizational structures, organizational change, corporate culture, and conflict resolution.
- Fundamentals of Marketing and Sales
- This course introduces the marketing process with emphasis on the role of product, price, promotion, and distribution in the marketplace and how to develop sales techniques and methods using a relationship-building model. Topics include marketing environments, marketing planning, buying behaviours, product strategy and management, price strategy and management, retail and wholesale, personal selling, marketing communications, and emerging directions in marketing.
- Project Management
- This course introduces an overview of managing projects including timelines, resources, risk, and cost. Topics include the project life cycle, stakeholder involvement, Responsibility Assignment Matrices, Work Breakdown Structures, risk mitigation and monitoring, cost estimation, critical path analysis, project evaluation, and closeout.
- Database Applications
- This course provides the study of the elements and principles of a database management system using Microsoft Access. Topics include entering and editing data, queries and filters, creating and customizing forms, creating and printing reports, and customizing fields and tables.
- Database Applications 2
- This course expands the study of the elements and principles of a database management system using Microsoft Access. Topics include creating databases and tables, data and field management, relational database structure and design, advanced form techniques, advanced report techniques, and linking to other documents.
- Human Resources Fundamentals
- This course introduces an overview of the management of human resources, recruitment, job analysis, and training. Topics include compliance with federal and provincial legislation, accommodations, health and safety, collective agreements, forecasting staffing needs, conducting interviews, employee testing, human rights, developing onboarding techniques, conducting performance reviews, and employee documentation.
- Business Math
- This course provides a basis of mathematics and arithmetic skills for students entering a business program to help prepare for accounting and other math related functions. Topics include working with decimal values, fraction calculations, cross-multiplication, proportions, percentage calculations, simple and compound interest, and preparing a personal budget.
- This course introduces an overview of starting and running an independent business. Topics include forms of business ownership, partnership agreements, business plans, market research techniques, dealing with competition, choosing a location, insurance needs, basics of marketing, pricing structures, distribution strategies, managing space, managing people, government regulations, startup financing, acquisitions, and franchising.
- The internship component of the program is the practical application of a student’s knowledge and skills in an industry environment. The industry shall be directly related to the student’s program of study. The internship requires full-time day attendance working in the industry setting.
- Minimum of a Canadian high school grade 12 or equivalent (high school transcript to be provided if under the age of 19), or a mature student (certified that the student is 19 years of age or over and have not attended high school in the last twelve months)
- Pass an entrance assessment administered by Herzing College
- Be interviewed in detail regarding interest in the field
Note: admission to some programs may include additional requirements
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