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Honours Bachelor of Commerce - Business Management

Program Learning Outcomes

As a graduate, you will be prepared to reliably demonstrate the ability to:

  • Demonstrate and apply ethically sound knowledge of Canadian business management, their underlying organizational structure and how these functions are connected, including sales and marketing, law, accounting and finance, operations, purchasing and supply management, human resources, and management.
  • Demonstrate a practical knowledge of the computer as a management, customer service and accounting tool to manage and adapt to technological change, using emerging technology solutions to gain efficiencies in support of strategic business directions.
  • Apply the knowledge and principles, learned in the Canadian and global contexts. Moreover, understand the limits to their own knowledge and abilities, and have an appreciation of the uncertainty, ambiguity and limits to knowledge and predict how this might influence analyses and interpretations when making business decisions.
  • Analyze and demonstrate accurate knowledge of organizational structure and management skills including those geared to small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs).
  • Apply effective research skills to; investigate and analyze legislation, gather strategic and operational planning information, conduct business intelligence, ‘what if‘ and SWOT analyses, and set benchmarks.
  • Analyze and interpret complex numeric and financial data for strategic and operational decision-making.
  • Develop different business internal control systems. Interpret complex numeric and financial data for strategic and operational decision-making.
  • Demonstrate the understanding of the theories and principles of business to ensure ethical and sound decision making strategies.
  • Plan the effective implementation of a multifaceted business project using project management skills.
  • Utilize effective critical thinking and problem solving skills.
  • Apply effective verbal and written communication skills including:
    • Preparing, organizing and disseminating information for a variety of purposes.
    • Creating and participating in an effective learning organization.
  • Demonstrate effective interpersonal and team skills, including:
    • Listening and questioning skills.
    • Demonstrating respect for the views and perspectives of others.
    • Contributing creative and innovative ideas to the team.
    • Identifying and resolving team issues using effective problem solving and management techniques.
  • Practice effective life-long learning skills and techniques through:
    • Self-directed.
    • Team-based.
    • Web-based.
    • Career planning.
  • Demonstrate in-depth knowledge, understanding and appreciation of the society and culture in the world, genre of a traditional liberal arts education.