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ENMBB: Bridge to BCom

Bridge to BCom is a fully-online introduction to the BCom program designed to prepare students for a successful launch into their learning journey. This course provides an understanding of the tools, culture and learning and teaching model at Royal Roads University, which are central to the success of the student
Course Credits: 0.0

ENMN300: Foundational Business Skills

Develops foundational skills that students will use throughout the BCom program, focusing on helping students begin to master the learning domains of the program: Communication; Think Critically; Solve Problems; Work with Others and Think Globally. This intensive blended course equips students with skills in these domains that they will continue to practice and enhance as they progress through the BCom.
Course Credits: 3.0

ENMN324: Financial Accounting

Explores financial accounting concepts and the principles underlying financial statements. Examines the conceptual framework of accounting along with the accounting cycle and implementation of accrual accounting methods with emphasis on performance measurement and preparation and use of financial statements.
Course Credits: 3.0

ENMN325: Business and Society

Explores a diversity of views on various forces (economic, social, cultural, etc.) impacting business and society. Students will engage in critical reflection and dialogue on the context and consequence of business and management practice as well as the factors that influence understanding of, and response to, ideas and developments shaping the direction of business and society.
Course Credits: 3.0

ENMN327: Strategy

Explores new mental models that foster the strategic perspectives required by small and midsized business practitioners responsible for crafting and executing their organizations’ strategies. Students will explore and think critically about the core strategic notions, concepts, tools, models and theories required by managers to manage and lead their organizations in today’s challenging, turbulent business ecosystem.
Course Credits: 3.0

ENMN328: Applied Business Economics

Examines the roles that economic ideas play in business decisions. Students will develop a critical appreciation of how economists understand consumers (demand) and producers (supply). In addition, they will examine entrepreneurship from an economic perspective.
Course Credits: 3.0

ENMN329: Leadership

Examines the models, frameworks and practices associated with effective leadership, allowing students to apply their learning to their personal leadership development. The course will deal with recognizing and developing core competencies for leadership with emphasis placed on modern thought and practice related to the alignment of leadership with an organization’s strategic mandate.
Course Credits: 3.0

ENMN330: Marketing

Provides the theoretical and practical skills needed to analyze a marketing opportunity and develop a marketing plan. The course focuses on the strategic decisions that entrepreneurs and managers make as they seek to create value for and capture value from customers. Pre-requisite: ENMN327 or approval of director
Course Credits: 3.0

ENMN331: Doing Business in a Global Economy

Discusses the global economy and essential elements of international business development. Examines the primary mechanisms of the international economy through the exploration of topics such as export/import, licensing, franchising, contract manufacturing and outsourcing, joint venturing and foreign direct investment.
Course Credits: 3.0

ENMN332: Managerial Accounting

Develops the skills required to apply financial information to managerial and entrepreneurial decision making, with emphasis on tracking and managing financial performance. The course explores the value of financial planning in determining potential profit and loss, and considers the limitations of financial data. Pre-requisite: ENMN324 for BCOM only.
Course Credits: 3.0

ENMN398: Entrepreneurship

Explores the thinking and the doings of an entrepreneur, including: entrepreneurial orientation, entrepreneurial alertness, expertise, motivations, opportunity identification, learning from failure and the role of entrepreneurial thinking on the success of organizations both large and small. Discusses entrepreneurial thinking from an historical perspective examining the evolution of entrepreneurial thought from the Industrial Revolution to the more modern concept of intrapraneurship- entrepreneurship in a corporate setting.
Course Credits: 3.0

ENMN422A: Applied Business Challenge A

Provides students with an opportunity to further develop and apply the skills learned during Foundational Business Skills and integrate these skills with BCom course content areas while focusing on helping students to demonstrate mastery of the learning domains of the program. Pre-requisites: ENMN300
Course Credits: 1.0

ENMN422B: Applied Business Challenge B

Provides students with an opportunity to further develop and apply the skills learned during Foundational Business Skills and integrate these skills with BCom course content areas while focusing on helping students to demonstrate mastery of the learning domains of the program. Pre-requisite: ENMN 300
Course Credits: 1.0

ENMN422C: Applied Business Challenge C

Provides students with an opportunity to further develop and apply the skills learned during Foundational Business Skills and integrate these skills with BCom course content areas while focusing on helping students to demonstrate mastery of the learning domains of the program. Pre-requisite: ENMN 300
Course Credits: 1.0

ENMN426: Finance

Explores the financial system and its relationship to financial markets using financial models for predicting funding requirements for various organizational structures. Examines the process of raising funds and determining the capital structure that is appropriate to the level of business risk. Pre-requisite: ENMN324. Co-requisite: ENMN498
Course Credits: 3.0

ENMN427: Operations Management

Examines the methods and theories related to production of an organization’s outputs, be they goods or services. The course introduces students to the ways in which organizations plan and manage operations in support of their strategies. The topics to be discussed include process layouts, quality, supply-chain management and inventory control.
Course Credits: 3.0

ENMN428: The Human Side of Business

Examines the concepts associated with the study of organizational behaviour and provides insight at the personal, group and organizational levels. Also addresses the discipline of human resource management and provides systems and processes to maximize knowledge about organizational behaviour.
Course Credits: 3.0

ENMN429: Environmental and Corporate Social Responsibility

Focuses on the “triple bottom-line” (planet, people and profits) this course integrates the related fields of business ethics, corporate social responsibility and sustainability. The ability to meet stakeholder needs whilst simultaneously contributing to society in a positive way is discussed. Pre-requisites: ENMN300, ENMN325. Co-requisites: ENMN499
Course Credits: 3.0

ENMN430: Business Law in Canada

Focuses on the essentials of business law in Canada, from the methods of carrying on a business, to hiring and firing, to the ways in which tort and contract law can impact businesses. Explores, in particular, what legal structures are available for business formation; how valid contracts are formed; and how to manage and minimise business risks under tort law.
Course Credits: 3.0

ENMN431: Information Systems in a Connected World

Examines how organizations can use information systems, both traditional and leading edge, to achieve their goals. Considers the major types of management-information systems and applications from a management-level point of view, and concentrates on how systems can be used to support the mission and strategy of an organization.
Course Credits: 3.0

ENMN498: Venture Challenge

Focuses on application of concepts learned in Entrepreneurship. A major feature of this course is practicing the process of planning and launching a mission-driven e-commerce website. Supported by several smaller individual and team assignments, ENMN 498 culminates in a pitch for $10,000 to establish a high-growth venture based on this pilot. Whether investment is received or not, a student who excels in this course will clearly have achieved a far more important objective; preparing for the B.Com. capstone course in which individuals will write and present their own full-length business plans. *Pre-requisites: ENMN300, ENMN327, ENMN333, ENMN398
Course Credits: 3.0

ENMN499: Capstone Project

Integrates learning derived from all courses in the program. Results in either a plan for a new venture or a business consulting project that addresses a business problem or management issue. Culminates in a professional presentation to either an external investor (in the case of a new venture) or to a client (in the case of a business consulting project). Pre-requisites: Successful completion of all Bachelor of Commerce courses with the exception of those to be taken simultaneously, unless otherwise approved by the School Director
Course Credits: 6.0