Course descriptions for courses offered
DSB course outlines
Take a closer look at our courses to learn about required readings, content descriptions, class schedules and more.
Special topics courses
These courses are offered only for a limited time to Dhillon School of Business students. Take them while you can! Same registration process as all other courses.
Open access courses
Business skills such as planning and organization, handling finances or learning to sell an idea are crucial across every industry no matter your specialization. That’s why the University of Lethbridge offers open access business courses to students not currently in the Dhillon School of Business, and in some cases, community members as well.
If you're not currently a Dhillon School of Business student, talk to an advisor about fitting these courses into your program, or taking them as a community member through Open Studies.
There are no pre-requisites for these courses unless otherwise stated. Registration in courses will be subject to space availability.
In this course students will learn about the nature of businesses and how they are influenced by the political, social and economic environment. Forms of business ownership are discussed, as well as the different ways organizations are designed and structured to achieve their objectives.
Learn the basics of the financial process and preparation of financial statements.
This course is focused on developing skill in three important areas of communication in professional or business settings: written communication skills, presentation skills and interpersonal communications.
The marketing function of organization; decision areas in the external environment, marketing strategies, research, consumer behaviour, product classification and development, distribution, promotion and pricing.
Addressing the stories and myths surrounding the relationship between Indigenous nations, the colony and the nation of Canada, this course is a useful introduction to Indigenous governance and business management issues.
The theoretical principles and concepts of Information Systems (IS), and the ability to apply these concepts and frameworks to today’s managerial challenges.
Discuss and research strategies to help organizations ensure attendance at sporting events. Develop a unique marketing strategy using corporate social responsibility tactics.
An overview, with emphasis on sustainable tourism. Topics include public policy, economic development, marketing, impacts, aboriginal tourism and ecotourism.
Learn about cross-cultural management practices and how culture is expressed within the work environment.
Examine international aspects of trade, marketing and economic regimes. Focuses on business endeavours over time in the global context.
Study theoretical and practical knowledge to set up and manage a small business, characteristics and forms of small business, time management, organize-purchase franchise decisions, forecasting and marketing, obtaining financing, government and legal controls, tax considerations, accounting and financial controls, personnel administration and location decisions.
Growing a business is a dynamic process as leadership learns how to navigate the ebbs and flows of growth. This course examines the increasing complexity of growing a small business.
Covers the entire project lifecycle from the conceptualization to termination phases with an emphasis on the project planning and controlling functions.
Looking for more information?
View the course timetable and find the class that fits your schedule.
You may also contact the Dhillon School of Business Advising and Academic Support office for information on programs, costs or how to register.