Levene Program Structures

Levene Program Structures

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MBA

The Levene MBA is a 33 credit hour program (10 courses) intended to be taken full or part-time. To suit your needs, it is offered through evening, online or one-week intensive delivery.

Prior to beginning the MBA core courses, five foundational business courses- Post-Graduate Diploma– (15 credit hours) are required for those with an undergraduate degree in a discipline other than business. The courses are:

  • MBA 710- Foundations of Strategic Marketing
  • MBA 750- Foundations of Strategic Human Resource Management
  • MBA 760- Foundations of Organizational Behaviour
  • MBA 780- Foundations of Accounting for Managers
  • MBA 790- Foundations of Financial Management

Levene MBA required core courses:

  • MBA 815 – Business Policy & Strategy (3 credits)
  • MBA 830 – Social Issues in Business (3 credits)
  • MBA 860 – Managing Change (3 credits)
  • MBA 880 – Managing Information, Analytics and Decision-making (3 credits)
  • MBA 848 – AA-ZZ International Study Tour (3 credits)
  • MBA 899 – Integrative Practicum (6 credits)

Levene MBA in General Management
In addition to the six core courses, choose any four electives that best meet your educational and professional goals.

MBA GENERAL MGMT WORKSHEET

Levene MBA in Public Safety Management
In addition to six MBA core courses, the following two courses are required for the MBA in Public Safety:

  • JS 802 – Inter-professional Collaboration for Public Safety, Health and Learning
  • ECON 835 – Economics of Public Safety

To complete your program, choose two electives from the following three:

  • JS 803 – Public Safety and Community Policing
  • JS 804 – Public Safety in a Democratic Society
  • ENGG 822 Risk Assessment and Management

Depending upon the composition of the cohort, other courses may be developed and offered (e.g. First Nations Policing, Trauma Informed Leadership).

MBA PUB SAFETY WORKSHEET

Levene MBA in Engineering Management*
In addition to six core courses, choose four of the following six electives:

  • MBA 816 – Production and Operations Management
  • MBA 865 – Project Management
  • ENGG 819 – A Systems Engineering Approach to Project Management
  • ENGG 820 – Economics for Practicing Engineers
  • ENGG 821 – Business Law for Practicing Engineers
  • ENGG 822 – Risk Assessment and Management

*This specialization does not contribute to, or fulfil the academic requirements for registration as a Professional Engineer.

MBA ENGINEERING MGMT WORKSHEET

Levene MBA in International Business
In addition to six core courses, the following four courses are required:

  • MBA 816 – Production and Operations Management
  • MBA 835 – International Business
  • MBA 841 – International Marketing
  • MBA 891 – International Financial Management

MBA INTERNATIONAL BUS WORKSHEET 

Co-op Program Option
Co-op work placements offer an opportunity to earn while you learn and apply principles learned in class within a working environment. To be eligible for the co-op option, students must complete a minimum of four courses, be a full time student in good standing with no failing grades, and normally obtained a minimum CGPA of 75% before applying.

The co-op option consists of two work terms; either two separate four month work terms or one eight month work term. An option to complete a third work term is available. You are expected to submit a work term report after the successful completion of each placement. Should you achieve a placement, your co-op fee will be assessed in the semester that you are registered for your work term.

The Graduate Business co-op fee is set at two times the rate charged for undergraduate co-op students, plus full time mandatory student fees according to the fee schedule, as well as the International Surcharge where applicable.

Executive MBA

Executive MBA – Program Requirements (36 credit hours)
During Fall and Winter semesters, classes are scheduled on one day per week, alternating between Fridays and Saturdays.

Four days of mandatory workshops to kick-off the program precede the following:
1 week course – Late August

  • EMBA 800 Management as a System (3)

Semester 1 – September – December

  • EMBA 840 Accounting for Managers (2)
  • EMBA 810 Management and Organizational Behaviour (2)
  • EMBA 820 Negotiation (2)
  • EMBA 850 Information Technology (2)

Semester 2 -January – April

  • EMBA 830 Human Resource Management (2)
  • EMBA 835 Marketing for Managers (2)
  • EMBA 845 Finance for Managers (2)
  • EMBA 816 Production and Operations Management (2)

1 Week – April or May

  • EMBA 870 International Study Course (3)

1 week course – Late May early June

  • EMBA 805 Perspectives on Leadership (3)

Semester 3 – September – December

  • EMBA 825 Change Management (2)
  • EMBA 860 Business, Government, and Society (2)
  • EMBA 855 Business Research Methods (2)
  • EMBA 865 Strategy (2)

Capstone – Research Paper – January – March

  • EMBA 900 Research Paper (3)
M.Admin

The Levene Master of Administration in Leadership is a 30 credit hour program (10 courses) intended to be taken full or part-time. To suit your needs, it is offered primarily through evening, online or one-week intensive delivery.

Levene Master Admin. Leadership three required 3 credit hour core courses:

  • GBUS 817 Human Behaviour in Organizations
  • GBUS 870 Leadership: Theory and Practice
  • GBUS 874 Cases in Leadership

In addition to three core courses, choose four 3 credit hour electives from the following:

  • GBUS 815 Business Policy and Strategy
  • GBUS 860 Managing Change
  • GBUS 865 Project Management
  • GBUS 871 Group Dynamics in Organizations
  • GBUS 873 Negotiation and Conflict Resolution
  • GBUS 875 Women in Leadership

To complete your program, choose three 3 credit hour GBUS 800-level electives OR One 3 credit hour GBUS 800-level elective plus the 6 credit hour GBUS 902 Practicum Project. Students selecting the project option must prepare and present a paper on a suitable topic of personal or professional interest. The project is supervised by a member of the Faculty of Business Administration.

M.ADMIN WORKSHEET

Co-op Program Option
Co-op work placements offer an opportunity to earn while you learn and apply principles learned in class within a working environment. To be eligible for the co-op option, students must complete a minimum of four courses, be a full time student in good standing with no failing grades, and normally obtained a minimum CGPA of 75% before applying.

The co-op option consists of two work terms; either two separate four month work terms or one eight month work term. An option to complete a third work term is available. You are expected to submit a work term report after the successful completion of each placement. Should you achieve a placement, your co-op fee is assessed in the semester that you are registered for your work term.

The Graduate Business co-op fee is set at two times the rate charged for undergraduate co-op students, plus full time mandatory student fees according to the fee schedule, as well as the International Surcharge where applicable.

MHRM

The MHRM is a 30 credit hour program (10 courses) intended to be taken full or part-time. To suit your needs, it is offered primarily through evening, online or one-week intensive delivery.

Levene MHRM
four required 3 credit hour core courses:

  • GBUS 817 Human Behaviour in Organizations
  • GBUS 838 Research Methods in Management
  • GBUS 843 Strategic Human Resource Management
  • GBUS 862 Evaluation of Human Resource Practices and Systems (Prerequisite GBUS 838)

In addition to four core courses, choose three 3 credit hour electives from the following:

  • GBUS 844 Labour Relations & Collective Bargaining
  • GBUS 863 Staffing Organizations
  • GBUS 864 Compensation
  • GBUS 868 Occupational Health and Safety
  • GBUS 872 Managing Activist Employees
  • GBUS 873 Negotiation and Conflict Resolution
  • EAHR 811 Assessment Of Training
  • EAHR 850 Research In Adult Education

To complete your program, choose three 3 credit hour GBUS 800-level electives OR One 3 credit hour GBUS 800-level elective plus the 6 credit hour GBUS 900 Practicum Project. Students selecting the project option must prepare and present a paper on a suitable topic of personal or professional interest. The project is supervised by a member of the Faculty of Business Administration.

MHRM WORKSHEET

Co-op Program Option
Co-op work placements offer an opportunity to earn while you learn and apply principles learned in class within a working environment. To be eligible for the co-op option, students must complete a minimum of four courses, be a full time student in good standing with no failing grades, and normally obtained a minimum CGPA of 75% before applying.

The co-op option consists of two work terms; either two separate four month work terms or one eight month work term. An option to complete a third work term is available. You are expected to submit a work term report after the successful completion of each placement. Should you achieve a placement, your co-op fee is assessed in the semester that you are registered for your work term.

The Graduate Business co-op fee is set at two times the rate charged for undergraduate co-op students, plus full time mandatory student fees according to the fee schedule, as well as the International Surcharge where applicable.

Master Certificates

Master Certificate in Human Resource Management

One required 3 credit hour course:

  • GBUS 843 Strategic Human Resource Management

In addition to this required course, choose two 3 credit hour electives:

  • GBUS 817 Human Behaviour in Organizations
  • GBUS 844 Labour Relations & Collective Bargaining
  • GBUS 861 Organizational Theory
  • GBUS 862 Evaluation of Human Resources Practices and Systems
  • GBUS 863 Staffing Organizations
  • GBUS 864 Compensation

CERT-HR WORKSHEET

Master Certificate in Organizational Leadership

Choose one required 3 credit hour course*:

  • GBUS 870 Leadership: Theory & Practice
  • GBUS 874 Cases in Leadership

In addition to this required course, choose two 3 credit hour electives:

  • GBUS 817 Human Behaviour in Organizations
  • GBUS 843 Strategic Human Resource Management
  • GBUS 844 Labour Relations & Collective Bargaining
  • GBUS 860 Managing Change
  • GBUS 865 Project Management
  • GBUS 871 Group Dynamics in Organizations
  • GBUS 872 Managing Activist Employees
  • GBUS 873 Negotiation & Conflict Resolution
  • GBUS 876 Managing Diversity

*Students may take both GBUS 870 and GBUS 874 with one being counted as an elective.

CERT-ORG LEAD WORKSHEET

Master Certificate in Project Management

One required 3 credit hour course:

  • GBUS 865 Project Management

In addition to this required course, choose two 3 credit hour electives:

  • GBUS 817 Human Behaviour in Organizations
  • GBUS 833 Financial Management
  • GBUS 836 Innovation & Entrepreneurship
  • GBUS 860 Managing Change
  • GBUS 870 Leadership: Theory & Practice
  • GBUS 874 Cases in Leadership

CERT-PROJ MGMT WORKSHEET

MSc in Organizational Studies

Master of Science in Organizational Studies

Levene MSc three required 3 credit hour core courses:

  • GBUS 817 – Human Behavior in Organizations
  • GBUS 838 – Research Methods in Management
  • PSYC 802 – Applied Multivariate Statistics

In addition to these three core courses, choose three 3 credit hour electives from the following (or any relevant graduate level course recommended by the faculty advisor and approved by the Faculty of Business Associate Dean Research and Graduate Programs. Note: This could include directed readings courses with the faculty advisor relevant to the student’s area of research):

  • GBUS 844 – Labour Relations and Collective Bargaining
  • GBUS 845AK – Business Analytics
  • GBUS 845 – Women in Leadership
  • GBUS 868 – Occupational Health and Safety
  • GBUS 870 – Leadership: Theory & Practice
  • GBUS 871 – Group Dynamics in Organizations
  • GBUS 873 – Negotiation and Conflict Resolution
  • PSYC 820 – Advanced Social Psychology
  • SOC 804 – Advanced Research Methods
  • SOC 805 – Advanced Research Methods II

To complete your program you must complete a thesis project worth 15 credit hours.

Learn more about the program structure for the Post Graduate Diploma here.