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
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Watch the video to learn more about the Humber Golf Management program and our state-of-the-art facilities.
Business, Accounting & Management Success Stories
ACCA Accredits Accounting Programs at Humber
Fri, February 28, 2020
Humber's Faculty of Business Accounting programs were newly accredited with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).
Fundraising Management Students Welcomes Guest Speaker
Thu, February 27, 2020
Fundraising Management students received the opportunity to learn from Susan Hallsworth, Partnership Director at LEAP.
Wawanesa Day at Humber
Wed, February 26, 2020
Insurance Management program students took part in an exciting Wawanesa Day event at the Barret Centre for Technology Innovation.
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Faculty of Business News
Business Professors Share Innovative Teaching Methods at League for Innovations Conference
Thu, March 05, 2020
Business Professors, Farah Jamal Karmali and Hanadi Alnawab joined a team of colleagues to participate in the League for Innovations Conference.
Students Attend TJX Canada Home Tour
Fri, February 07, 2020
On February 6th, TJX opened its doors to students and members of the Work-Integrated Learning Centre for their Home Tour event.
The Faculty of Business Celebrates Student Success
Wed, February 05, 2020
The annual Scholarship Celebration was held at the Barrett CTI, with over 200 students, faculty, staff, and donors in attendance.
Students Receive Resume Tips From Recruitment Specialist
Mon, February 03, 2020
On January 29th, the Work-Integrated Learning (WIL) Centre hosted Saiyaf Alli, National Talent Acquisition and Sourcing Lead from Desjardins.
Saiyaf conducted a resume workshop for over 120 postgraduate students who are searching for work-integrated learning opportunities. The workshop involved a presentation on resumes with a focus on common errors to avoid. Students were engaged, asked questions and had the opportunity to meet with Saiyaf for resume reviews.
CfE Supports Nutrition Students with their Entrepreneurial Ventures
Fri, January 31, 2020
Students from the Nutrition Entrepreneurship class were visited by the Centre for Entrepreneurship (CfE).
The visit helped the students learn more about starting their own business as well as the support that is offered to those who are looking at starting a business. They also learned about brainstorming ideas, how to determine if an idea is feasible and how to create a business plan.
Work-Integrated Learning Centre Participates in BMO Open House
Wed, January 29, 2020
On January 24th, Bank of Montreal (BMO) held its inaugural BMO Open House Event at their corporate head office in Toronto.
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