Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada

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BSAD 261: Organizational Behavior

(CRN 22145) Organizational behaviour introduces students to the context, concepts, principles and theories of human behaviour in organizations. The topics explored range from motivation to teamwork to communication. The objective is twofold: to understand how an organizational member might experience, interpret, and manage human relations as an individual and a group member; and to understand how the influences on human behaviour in turn contributes to organizational effectiveness. Three credits.



BSAD 281: Foundations of Business Information Technology

(CRN 14048) This course introduces information technology and management in modern organizations. Key topics include innovation and competitive advantage through IT, enterprise systems, cloud technology and social media, business intelligence and analytics, security, privacy and ethics. The course will use cases of technology intensive organizations to illustrate concepts. Credit will be granted for only one of BSAD 281 or INFO 102. Three credits.



BSAD 345: Personal Financial Management

(CRN 14049) This course draws on the principles of finance and applies them to decisions faced by individuals in the management of their personal finances. The course explores the planning process using readings, cases and problems. Three credits.





BSAD 363: Human Resource Management

(CRN 14050) A review of the many functions of human resource management, including but not limited to employee selection, development, appraisal and compensation, in addition to the broader social and legal context which influences the HR practice. This course makes a case for the strategic role that proper management of human resources plays in successful organizations while providing an important critique of the practice. Credit will be granted for only one of BSAD 363 or SMGT 322. Three credits.



BSAD 383: Mobile Commerce

(CRN 22146) This course focuses on concepts that will help business managers to take advantage of the evolving world of mobile commerce (m-commerce) and social media opportunities. The various concepts include e-business models, e-business technology infrastructure, building e-commerce mobile presence, social networks and mobile platforms for marketing and advertising, digital content and media, online retail mobile commerce from various industries, supply chain management and collaborative commerce, m-commerce security and payments, and ethical issues in m-commerce. Credit will be granted for only one of BSAD 383 or BSAD 415/INFO 446. Three credits.


Building Abundance in Indigenous Communities (BAIC)

This seven-week online course will introduce you to Indigenous principles and practices for community work that build upon strengths and assets for action. We work to create an open space to learn from one another's lived experiences and stories of community building. Our goal is to provide you with community-building tools and methods to meet the needs of present-day Indigenous families, communities, and Nations. By the end of the course, you will identify changes you want to see in your community or organization and create an engagement plan to begin putting your learning into action. Remember that community building is a long-term undertaking that braids together many voices, visions, and partners. Our approach is informed by more than a decade of working with Indigenous graduates, mentors, and Elders and emphasizes the abundance of gifts, talents, and contributions that are alive and well in all Indigenous communities.

Certificate in Outdoor Education (Consumable Fee)

The Certificate in Outdoor Education (COE) is a program that leads to a license upgrade for teachers who are interested in developing their capabilities to enact outdoor education practices across Nova Scotian Public Schools. The courses in the COE are designed to enhance professional skill development in specialized areas of outdoor education, and to enhance the curricular awareness and teaching strategies associated with assessment practices, managing risk, inclusion, and learning in the outdoors. Additional program information available on this page

Each cohort has an additional $285 fee that covers all manuals, certifications, and some consumables (non-refundable upon commmencement of the program). Click the ‘purchase’ button below to pay this fee for your program. 

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CHEM 101: General Chemistry I

(CRN 14051/Lab 14052) Fundamental principles of chemistry, including the nature of atoms, ions and molecules, stoichiometry, and thermochemistry. Chemistry of aqueous soltuions including oxidation-reduction reactions, equilibrium and acid/base chemistry with a focus on buffer solutions. The application of chemical principles in areas of interest to students in life sciences, human nutrition and human kinetics are emphasized.Credit will be granted for only one of CHEM 101, CHEM 100, CHEM 120 or CHEM 121. Three Credits. Includes mandatory on-campus lab component.



CHEM 102: General Chemistry II

(CRN 22147/Lab 22148) Chemical kinetics, thermochemistry and the electronic structure and properties of atoms and ions and bonding models used to determine molecular geometry. Basic concepts of organic chemistry, materials and environmental chemistry are covered. Intended for students in the life sciences, himan nutrition and human kinetics. Credit will be granted for only one of CHEM 102, CHEM 100, CHEM 120 or CHEM 121. Three Credits. Includes mandatory on-campus lab component.




Communication and Teamwork in the Workplace

Self-awareness is the cornerstone of personal effectiveness. For a group to communicate effectively, everyone must be aware of their own preferences and be able to flex in relation to the perspectives of their team members. This course will introduce a tool called Insights Discovery, a powerful preference-based framework that uses colour as a common language. Insights helps people understand themselves and their colleagues so that they can have more respectful, productive, and positive working relationships, even across virtual boundaries.

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