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Learners will develop an inventory of personal strength, barriers, skills, values and interests. They will begin to identify and develop a stronger and broader skill base.

This course is designed to provide students with a mixture of theoretical and practical knowledge relating to international business and trade. The practical aspects focus on Pacific Rim and European countries. The course will explore international creative processes; copy, layout media -newspapers, radio, TV, magazine, direct mail, outdoor,...

This course will focus on practical methods of international market development that entails methods of searching out and securing market opportunities and sources of supply. Methods of market development will progress from techniques securing an agent through branch-plant development. There will be a heavy emphasis on market research...

An analysis of international business as it relates to specialized fields with specific topics added on a regular basis to reflect changing global issues, faculty interests and availability. Topics will vary on a yearly basis, and thus students should consult with the Faculty of Business Administration for current offerings.

This course focuses on contemporary issues in international human resource management (IHRM). This topic is considered in the context of strategic business objectives, culture and complex forms of organizations such as strategic alliances or international joint ventures. Learning will occur through class discussions, active involvement in case...

This course will provide students with a thorough understanding of the fundamental principles of international trade. It asks questions such as: What determines the basis of trade? What are the effects of trade? What determines the value and the volume of trade? What factors impede the flow of trade? What is the impact of public policy that...

International Accounting course examines the underlying causes of international accounting problems in terms of both internal financial control and external financial reporting.  Emphasis is placed on understanding the environmental, social, economic and legal influences which have affected accounting evolution in various countries.

This course provides a broad overview of the major aspects of finance in an international setting.  The focus will be on measuring and coping with the foreign exchange risk from the managerial perspective of multinational corporations.  The main topics of this course include the examination of spot, forward and futures markets, the use of...

This is a 4-credit introductory course for non-heritage students. The course objective is to provide a systematic introduction to modern Chinese in both its spoken and written forms. The important aspects of the course consist of the acquisition of a thorough grounding in pronunciation, the introduction of basic grammar and...

Communicating successfully depends on effective use of communication strategies and behaviors. Words, facial and body movements, tone of voice, even clothing and situation, all form an intricate symbol system that must be quickly translated by those who want to communicate.

It has been said that there is no communication unless a mutual...

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Accurate and precise estimating is critical to the financial viability of a construction firm. This course provides an introduction to the field of construction estimating and covers all aspects of the production of an accurate estimate. This course has been accredited by the Canadian Construction Association (CCA) to two (2) credits towards...

Have you considered a career in the trades? Women are finding job satisfaction, good pay and flexible schedules in the skilled trades - and opportunities for employment are abundant. This course explores the skilled-trades workplace from a woman's perspective and gives you the information you need to turn your dreams into reality.

Learn...

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Do you work with numbers? Then you need to master Microsoft Excel 2016—and this is the place to do it. Even "non-techie" beginners will find it easy to learn Excel in this fun, step-by-step online course. These lessons will teach you dozens of shortcuts and tricks for setting up fully formatted worksheets quickly and efficiently. You'll also...

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Take your PowerPoint presentations from ordinary to extraordinary! In these lessons, you'll learn how to use Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 to create professional-quality slide presentations that grab and hold your audience's attention from start to finish. You'll start by learning how to plan and create dazzling slide presentations using a variety...

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One of the most basic skills needed in any job is writing reports and letters using Microsoft Word 2016. In this course, you'll gain the foundational skills you need to make the most of this powerful program. Through hands-on instructions, you'll learn how to add and edit text; move words from one part of your document to another; work on two...

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In this course we will discuss the various stages of health and illness, and you'll discover that true health means wholeness of the mind, body, and spirit. You'll start a personal health journal to evaluate your current lifestyle and observe how your behaviors can affect your health. We'll also explore naturopathy, which seeks ways for the...

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Introduction to Silviculture provides students with basic field skills and knowledge to be employed as a Silviculture Surveyor trainee under the supervision of an Accredited Silviculture Surveyor.

During the 5-day course students will learn to identify local trees and plants.  They will identify insects, disease, and other types of...

Introduction to Timber Cruising provides students with basic field skills and knowledge to be employed as an assistant (compass-person) to a Timber Cruiser.  

During the 5-day course students will learn to use cruising equipment, establish cruise plots, measure and record tree data, and map field information.  In conjunction with tree...

Examines regulated, non-regulated programs at the local, provincial and federal levels, leadership, professionalism, networking and advocacy. In depth study of BC Child Care Regulation and legislation related to employment, ECEBC Code of Ethics, processes for registering and maintaining certification in BC.  Addresses signs and symptoms of...

Credits:
3.0

This course will present an overview of the history, ethics and practice of journalism by covering the interview, writing techniques and story structure, general assignments, business, sports, entertainment, crime and politics ; and freelance writing and the nature of ethical reporting. (3,0,0)

Credits:
3.0

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