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  • EMS 201 - Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management
    This course is designed to illustrate how successful managers implement innovation in their areas of responsibility. Students will learn the importance of leadership, entrepreneurial thinking and creativity in dealing with the changing and complex issues facing today's business enterprises. The courses will attempt to develop the individual's creative instincts and improve their capacity as agents of change within careers as independent business owners or managers within large corporations.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
  • EMS 202 - Operations Management
    Topics include: productivity; competitiveness and strategy; quality management; product and service design; process selection; design of work systems; learning curves; inventory management; materials requirements planning (MRP), Just In Time (JIT); maintenance and reliability. Issues in supply chain management will also be introduced such as: distribution strategies, location analysis, customer service, outsourcing decisions, buyer-supplier relationships, and information exchange, with an emphasis on emerging technology and its impact on Supply Chain Management (SCM).
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
  • EMS 203 - Investment Analysis
    This course is designed to give students an overview of both security analysis and portfolio management. The course covers the valuation of common stock, treasury bills and bonds, the trade-off between risk and return, the efficient market hypothesis, modern portfolio theory, equilibrium pricing relationships, and the evaluation of portfolio performance. Playing an investment challenge game is a requirement of the course.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
    Prerequisites: EMS 303
  • EMS 204 - Organization Design and Dynamics
    This course is designed to help students develop a theoretical understanding of organizational behaviour, and to help them improve their interpersonal skills and their ability to work productively in a team. Topics include: employee motivation, job design, perception and diversity, interpersonal and organizational communication, team dynamics, leadership, industrial relations and legislation, power and organizational culture, stress, organizational commitment and job.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
  • EMS 301 - Management Information Systems
    Topics include algorithm analysis and design, data structures, basic algorithms for searching and sorting, recursion, and list processing. Database systems from a systems analyst perspective will give students some foundations in design and analysis of information systems (IS). In addition, the concepts, structure, benefits and problems of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solutions are examined from a business perspective, as well as from a technical Information Technology perspective. This course is not available to Computer Science students.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
    Prerequisites: EMS 201
  • EMS 302 - Operations Research
    Topics include: the linear programming model and simplex method of solution, duality, and sensitivity analysis; transportation and assignment problems; and shortest path and maximal flow problems. In addition, probability review, Markov decision process, queuing theory, inventory models, and simulation will be covered.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
    Prerequisites: EMS 202
  • EMS 303 - Managerial Accounting
    In this course, students will gain a quick review of the principles of accounting and reporting to various users that are external to the organization. Topics covered provide a good balance between the concepts and procedures used in the accumulation and use of data by management accountants to facilitate planning and decision-making. Management Control is studied through the use of budgets, standards, and variance analysis, return on investment and residual income expectations.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
    Prerequisites: CHE 411 or ECN 801
  • EMS 304 - Project Management
    The objective of this course is to examine the fundamentals of project management within a life-cycle approach. This course will cover topics such as: project screening and selection, evaluation methods of projects, project structures, management and control, project scheduling, resource management, life-cycle costing, research and development projects, computer support for project management, and project termination. This course is not available to Civil Engineering students.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
    Prerequisites: EMS 204
    Antirequisites: CVL 742, IND 713, MEC 713