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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.
There are no pre-requisites for these courses unless otherwise stated. Registration in courses will be subject to space availability.
MGT 1500 - Fundamentals of Business
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.
ACCT 2100 - Introductory Accounting
Learn the basics of the financial process and preparation of financial statements.
MGT 2081 - Professional Communications Skills
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.
MKTG 2020 - Marketing
The marketing function of organization; decision areas in the external environment, marketing strategies, research, consumer behaviour, product classification and development, distribution, promotion and pricing.
IGBM 2500 - Introduction to Indigenous Governance and Business Management
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.
MGT 3062 - Information Systems and Data Analytics
The theoretical principles and concepts of Information Systems (IS), and the ability to apply these concepts and frameworks to today’s managerial challenges.
MKTG 3205 - Sports Marketing (a minimum of 45.0 credit hours required)
Discuss and research strategies to help organizations ensure attendance at sporting events. Develop a unique marketing strategy using corporate social responsibility tactics.
IMGT 3551 - Introduction to Tourism (a minimum of 60.0 credit hours required)
An overview, with emphasis on sustainable tourism. Topics include public policy, economic development, marketing, impacts, aboriginal tourism and ecotourism.
IMGT 3640 - Cross-Cultural Management Practice (a minimum of 45.0 credit hours required)
Learn about cross-cultural management practices and how culture is expressed within the work environment.
IMGT 3650 - Introduction to International Management (a minimum of 30.0 credit hours required)
Examine international aspects of trade, marketing and economic regimes. Focuses on business endeavours over time in the global context.
MKTG 3806 - Small Business Management
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.
MGT 3816 - Growing Small Business
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.
MGT 3920 - Project Management (a minimum of 60.0 credit hours required)
Covers the entire project lifecycle from the conceptualization to termination phases with an emphasis on the project planning and controlling functions.
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You may also contact the Dhillon School of Business Advising and Academic Support office for information on programs, costs or how to register.