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BIBM332

BIBM332

BIBM332 – International Finance This course provides a comprehensive overview of international finance. Topics include multi-national financial management, international monetary system, foreign exchange markets, international parity conditions, foreign currency derivatives and swaps, transaction exposure, exchange and hedging, the balance of payments, foreign exchange rate determination, translation exposure, operating exposure, global cost and availability of capital, multi-national capital budgeting, international trade finance, and corporate governance.

BIBM331

BIBM331

BIBM331 – International Trade Management This course provides a comprehensive overview of key aspects of global business in the 21st century and explores the language of macroeconomics and wealth of nations.  It provides important information on the key elements of the global business environment whether participant is looking for general information, seriously considering getting involved or already participating in global trade. The course emphasizes forward-thinking and a positive perspective, it highlights the considerable effort that any business in any region of the world, must commit to succeed.  We believe that if this effort is properly executed, it will represent a fundamental “best practice” approach that goes beyond borders. In creating contemporary material for product development and regulatory compliance, this course not only describes the current state of the environment but also helps identify the ongoing transformation of global business and corporate social responsibility such as ethical sourcing, people’s rights and workplace diversity, it is of paramount importance that any “advice” be relative to the knowledge that any business in the world should assimilate to be a successful global trader.

BIBM322

BIBM322

BIBM322 – Integrated Logistics and Supply Chain Management This course is a holistic view of a company’s efforts to source, procure, receive, store, and deliver products. It is considered a vital competitive tool for companies to provide differential value to their customers, and to be profitable by making continuous improvements in levels of efficiency, productivity, quality and flexibility in their supply chain management.

BIBM301

BIBM301

BIBM301 – Transportation Law This course is designed to introduce students to transportation law topics that are applicable to various modes in the transportation sector, particularly to managers who play a key role in compliance, or who are involved in the development, execution or fulfillment of contracts.

BIBM201

BIBM201

BIBM201 – Managing Transportation Systems This course introduces learners to the fundamental principles of transportation systems, transportation types, components and networks, key stakeholders involved, the hard infrastructure required and the human capital and the institutions that cultivate the transportation process.

BIBM202

BIBM202

BIBM202 – Logistics Management This course is designed to introduce the students to conceptual approaches for integrating logistics as a core competency within the supply chain web. It allows students to sharpen their skills in managing various functions in logistics and supply chains including customer service, inventory management, warehousing and storage, plant and warehouse site selection, order processing and materials handling. It also emphasizes the relationships among these various elements and how effective management of them leads to achieving a competitive advantage in our global economy.

BIBM101

BIBM101

BIBM101 – International Business Management This course is designed to provide a basic conceptual framework that enables students to understand the international environments and the various management issues of global businesses. At the end of this course, students should be able to learn key concepts, tools, and frameworks of international business management. Transfer Out

BHRM491

BHRM491

BHRM491 – HR Management Strategies and Practicum This is a capstone course designed to help students apply their concentration area understanding of theory and practice, to real situations. A level of knowledge beyond familiarity with the sub-disciplines of each concentration area is expected. The nature of the work of the practicum will be such to favour knowledge and practical experience development in a real business setting for the student and it is not meant to replace the current employee responsibilities of the employer. As much as possible, work duties will be structured into discreet projects and approved by both the instructor and employer e.g., Build an HRM decision support dashboard for an organization; Develop a training course for a company; Assess supply chain benefits and make recommendations for improvements; Develop a marketing plan for a specific product etc. Students will further develop interpersonal skills and oral and written communication skills with colleagues in a real company as well as course peers and the instructor. Students will develop practical on-the-job skills and develop Concentration knowledge through such course assignments as electronic dashboards for decision support, electronic portfolios for knowledge building, professional self-evaluation, and critical reflection; and assignments directed at synthesizing company assessments and improvements. Overall, students will seek to advance their concentration knowledge and improve and add value to the organizations that have provided opportunities for applied skill development by providing useful analysis, recommendations, and feedback in the project area.

BHRM490

BHRM490

BHRM490 – Human Resources Management Strategy & Workforce Development Practices This is a capstone course in Human Resources (HR) designed to help students apply their HR knowledge to real situations. The student is placed in the position of HR Manager and asked to make strategic HR decisions for the company. The student should be able to identify the salient components of the HR system that need to be addressed in a real situation; develop alternative approaches based on a company’s business plan and provide benchmarks for evaluating a successful HR strategy. The student would be expected to integrate the recruitment, selection, training, management development, planning, compensation, and organizational development issues and identify the key components that need to be changed or developed. This course also provides the knowledge and skill in applying training processes in organizations; strategic planning of training and development; learning, motivation, and performance; needs analysis; training design; evaluation of training, union management relations, training methods, development, and implementation.

BHRM434

BHRM434

BHRM434 – IDEA Cultural & Global Human Resources Management This course will explore how MNEs apply Human Resource Management (HRM) best practices, including inclusion, diversity, equity and accessibility (IDEA), to support their internationalization strategies and their ability to control and coordinate business operations in diverse geographical, legislative and cultural settings. Various HR strategies, policies, practices and systems will be explored. Students completing the course will be fluent with key issues in inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility and how culture applies in cross-border business and international people management. They will critically examine key HR tools, systems, processes and techniques to be effective in diverse socio-cultural and institutional contexts.