Upon successful completion of the program, a graduate will:
Perform computations associated with compound interest, simple and general annuities, amortization, discounted cash flow and net present value.
Examine the purposes and activities of organizations of various types, size and structures, and the interrelationship of functional areas within an organization.
Assess and evaluate opportunities within the Canadian golf industry.
Develop spreadsheets and apply word processing, presentation software and database skills.
Prepare and present financial statements and demonstrate basic understanding of their use.
Apply the principles of composition and the grammar and punctuation skills necessary to the writing process.
Develop and manage marketing strategies for the professional golf industry.
Describe and explain human resource policies, procedures and programmers for large and small organizations.
Manage golf related activities of the Pro Shop.
Evaluate the economic behaviour and issues that impact Canadian business and apply economic data in decision making.
Explain the various turf grasses used on golf courses and their benefits.
Explain the issues to be considered in developing or redeveloping a golf facility.
Examine how financial information is used in planning and controlling the operations of a business enterprise.
Evaluate financial markets and the effect they have on nations, governments, central banks and the outcomes of elections.
Organize and coordinate golf events including golf cart fleet management, prizes, sponsors, food and beverage.
Explain the four KEYS to profitable restaurant and bar management.
Engage in the development of a strategic market plan, make decisions regarding the plan and assess the business implications if the decisions.
Prepare a business plan for a small business enterprise associated with the golf industry.
Explain Canada’s legal system and law with an emphasis on law in Ontario in business environments.
Record, present and analyze data used in forecasting and decision-making.
Develop lesson plans and demonstrate appropriate use of the media to enhance learning.
Demonstrate the physical skills of golf such as putting, chipping and sand play.
Explain the structure and purpose of golf associations.
Students in our program enjoy a 100% work placement rate. Our program runs annually on a 6-month in-class/6-month paid work placement schedule - the only one of this kind in Canada, and a key differentiating factor from other programs. Your ability to work two 6-month paid work terms will make you an asset among employers, who are seeking talented professional golf managers. Work placements combine the knowledge and skills you develop in the classroom with practical experience you will gain during your paid work placement.
Humber is actively involved in the golf industry and maintains a large network with the best employers.
Regardless of your level of golf ability, we will help you lower your handicap and improve your golf skills. We have developed an extensive Player Development Program for our students, which is delivered in our on-campus world-class golf lab facility.
Watch video showing Humber students teaching kids how to golf on an off-campus field trip.
In Canada there are more than 2,500 golf facilities that create over 300,000 jobs and contributed $14.3 billion to Canada’s Gross Domestic Product in 2014 (NAGA 2014 Economic Impact Study of Golf in Canada).
Your deep understanding of both the sport and the business side of the game will make you an asset among employers who are seeking talented professional golf managers. Begin your career path towards managing a golf course, pro shop or golf course facility, directing tournaments and special events, becoming a teaching professional, or becoming a retail sales agent or manager with a golf equipment and apparel manufacturer.
We are conveniently located close to many of Canada’s top golf course facilities including Glen Abbey Golf Club, The National Golf Club of Canada, and St. George’s Golf and Country Club. These top facilities, along with many others across Canada, will seek your expertise and provide you with excellent employment opportunities. Employers of this program include more than 800 Ontario golf facilities.
PGA of Canada
The Professional Golf Management program at Humber College is a Recognized PGA of Canada program.
As a recognized partner program of the PGA of Canada, Humber Professional Golf Management graduates (who are PGA of Canada Members) will achieve Class “A” status with the successful completion of Instructor of Beginner Golfers Workshop and Evaluation. *Subject to 70% grade or higher in the identified courses outlined in the Policies and Procedures of the PGA of Canada Training Academy.
Note: The requirements for licensure are determined by the granting body, which is independent from Humber College. Students are encouraged to obtain the specific requirements directly from the granting body before enrolling.
Management Studies, Bachelor of Commerce
Credential: Honours Degree
Length: 8 semesters
Professional Golf Management
Credential: Certificate of Achievement
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Watch the video to learn more about the Humber Golf Management program and our state-of-the-art facilities.
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Faculty of Business Events
Instage VR Experience
Thu, July 02, 2020 | 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Humber's Centre for Entrepreneurship will be installing an Instage Virtual Reality Experience once activity resumes on campus.
In the meantime, Instage has offered to do live demonstrations which will help students improve in areas such as interviews, sales, and pitches.
Job Search 101
Wed, July 08, 2020 | 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Join us for an informative session with established professionals from RBC - The Royal Bank of Canada
June 25 and July 30
Faculty of Business News
Launch Me Competition Winners Announced
Wed, April 29, 2020
Congratulations to the winners who presented their final pitches on Zoom for a chance to win funding and resources to support their startups.
Finalists to Present Business Ideas Online for Launch Me Competition
Wed, April 01, 2020
The Launch Me Competition provides aspiring entrepreneurs the opportunity to develop and present their business ideas at a live pitch night.
Humber at Home
Wed, April 01, 2020
As we adjust to working and learning at home, it’s important to stay connected to each other.
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