Introduction to Business

Course Code: BMGT 100

Academic Year: 2019-2020

This course will serve as a broad introduction to business in Canada today and the environmental forces influencing the nature of organizations. Students will examine the purposes and activities of organizations of various types, sizes and structures and the interrelationship among functional areas within the organization. Students will begin to study the dynamic relationships among business, government and labour and the nature and impact of competition on small, medium and large businesses within various industries, both domestic and international. Throughout this course, students will develop and enhance their ability to work effectively in teams, gain confidence and take ownership of their learning, manage their time effectively and efficiently and develop and deliver professional and persuasive business presentations. These essential business skills will establish the foundation of future academic success while preparing students for the professional demands of a career in business. Please note that students who choose to take an online section of this course must write the final exam in person, at either the Humber North or Lakeshore campus, or, if located more than 100km from the campus, through an approved proctoring facility. Any costs associated with this are the sole responsibility of the student.