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Whether you want to learn the fundamentals of accounting, progress to a more advanced level, earn a professional designation, or develop expertise in specialized business applications, the following accounting courses, along with the courses listed under Finance and Financial Planning, will meet your needs.
These courses will help you develop the expertise to make effective use of the vast amount of data available in business today.
Business Technology Management
The explosion of information technology has transformed the way business is done in today’s world. It has also created a need for a new type of management professional - the information management specialist. The courses offered here will give you the foundation of knowledge and technical tools to manage your information resources effectively. For more information, visit www.ryerson.ca/ce/itm.
These courses can help you develop a high level of skill in written and oral communications and are especially relevant to business and government environments. They focus on building and integrating writing, analytical, and research skills so that your business presentations make your point and achieve your purpose. For more information, visit www.ryerson.ca/ce/buscomm.
With an appreciation of design and business fundamentals, design managers create and maintain collaborative relationships among designers, clients, and administrators. Their contribution is an essential factor in the success of their organizations.
Disaster Emergency Management
This program is designed for existing and aspiring disaster management and emergency services professionals and first responders who wish to upgrade their education, pursue career opportunities, or perform volunteer work. Courses provide broad knowledge, case studies, and hands-on application within the local, provincial, federal, and international sectors of disaster and emergency response.
These courses offer you the opportunity to become competent in economic analysis and the application of economics to national and international problems.
The facility manager is responsible for the integration of the workplace with the people and work of the organization. This program will provide knowledge and analytical skills for those pursuing careers in this newly defined profession. It will be of interest to those who are being prepared by an organization to assume a role in facility management, those who are newly appointed to a facility management department, and those who wish to upgrade their credentials within the facility management department or to implement a career change. For more information, visit www.ryerson.ca/ce/fm.
Finance and Financial Planning
Whether you want to learn the fundamentals of finance, progress to a more advanced level, earn a professional designation, or develop expertise in specialized business applications, the following finance courses, along with the courses listed under accounting, will meet your needs. For more information, visit www.ryerson.ca/ce/financialplanning.
These courses provide a sound understanding of the role that fundraising can play in the charitable and voluntary sector. Interested students are encouraged to email Cathy Mann, Academic Coordinator. For more information, visit www.ryerson.ca/ce/fundraising.
Health Services Management
Health Services Management is a unique part-time program, the first of its kind in Canada. It is designed to meet the needs of present and aspiring managers in health service organizations. In keeping with Ryerson’s tradition of professionally relevant education, the program has been designed in close consultation with leading practitioners, employers, and professional associations. It provides education in management theory and practice which builds on previous professional education and experience. Individual courses in the Health Services Management part-time degree completion program are available to all Chang School students who wish to upgrade their knowledge and skills in the health services management area. Courses examine the Canadian health system and the manager’s role in the health services organization. For more details about the part-time degree program, visit www.ryerson.ca/undergraduate/admission/programs/health.html. For more information, visit www.ryerson.ca/ce/hsm.
If you are already active in the hospitality and tourism industry, the courses listed offer an ideal opportunity to upgrade your skills. If you are planning to pursue a career in hotel, resort, or restaurant management, they provide an excellent base for your professional development.
These courses give you the opportunity to develop your knowledge and skills in human resources management. With their intensive focus on contemporary issues and management techniques, they can help you upgrade your professional qualifications or prepare you to pursue accreditation in this challenging and rewarding field. For information about the Certificate in Human Resources Management, visit www.ryerson.ca/ce/hrmanagement. For information about the Certificate in Leadership in Organizations, visit www.ryerson.ca/ce/orgleaders.
These courses and workshops introduce you to business basics: how companies are created, organized, and run to achieve their objectives. They will give you an excellent foundation, whether you plan to launch your own enterprise or simply want to understand the dynamics of a successful operation. Please note that many Ryerson courses have a management focus; consult the other listings in this calendar for specific areas of business expertise and specialization.
There is scarcely any field of professional activity that does not require the expertise of a skilled and knowledgeable marketing specialist. The following courses can help you develop broad-based or industry-specific marketing skills, either to upgrade your present qualifications or as preparation for a new career. For more information, visit www.ryerson.ca/ce/marketing.
Mining is an incredibly diverse sector, with more than 120 occupations ranging from skilled trades to high-tech professionals, including managers, financial analysts, environmental coordinators, and community developers. There is an urgent need in the mining industry for employees who have practical as well as theoretical skills such as project management, and who understand and have been exposed to real-world cases and simulations. This program will prepare students to work in a global environment and use cross-disciplinary skills to span the disconnects between science and business and community development and business. For more information, visit www.ryerson.ca/ce/mining.
Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Management
The Chang School has created these distinctive, interdisciplinary program offerings in response to the demand for education that focuses on the specialized needs of the sector. For more information, visit www.ryerson.ca/ce/nonprofit.
Program and Portfolio Management
These courses cover the distinct body of knowledge, skills, and strategies relevant to managing multiple projects and programs. For more information, visit www.ryerson.ca/ce/ppm.
These courses in project management provide you with an opportunity to acquire a level of knowledge and expertise that will permit you to contribute effectively to the management and the control of costs within any project environment. For more information, visit www.ryerson.ca/ce/pm.
Far-reaching trends in everything from technology to philosophy have transformed the retail industry. Today you must keep a watchful eye on global advancements while you master electronic communications and devise strategies to keep one step ahead of the competition. Ryerson, the only university in Ontario to offer a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Retail Management, can prepare you. Our Retail Management program was designed with the input of industry leaders and blends the most modern aspects of retail with the traditional components. For more information, visit www.ryerson.ca/ce/retail.
Sustainability is regarded as a global issue that will impact society and the world we live in. These courses provide you with an opportunity to acquire cross-disciplinary knowledge of sustainability-related issues. For more information, visit www.ryerson.ca/ce/sustain.