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MGMIG: International Gateway

MGMIG is a fully-online introduction to the MGM 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

MGMIP: Internship Preparation

This interactive workshop series is designed to prepare you for your upcoming internship experience. During the course you will complete key activities and participate in discussions related to everything from your strengths and preferences to researching your industry, preparing your resume, cover letter and online presence, to networking, interviewing and negotiating skills. By the end of these workshops you will have the skills to find and complete a successful internship, as well as successfully manage your career following graduation.
Course Credits: 0.0

MGMT540: Intercultural Studies for International Business

Using a theoretical and interactive approach, students will discuss key intercultural concepts; develop attitudes and skills that support successful interaction with new cultures; examine values, expectations and assumptions and develop intercultural competences for one’s own professional life. Using experiential, problem based learning students will engage with cultures with which they are unfamiliar, and therefore, move toward developing intercultural strategies applicable to international business. Co-requisites: MGMT 561, MGMT 562
Course Credits: 3.0

MGMT542: Argument and Communication for International Business

Develops skills in argument construction and communication that students will use throughout the MGM program. This course focuses on extracting core concepts from class readings, applying course concepts for the purpose of analysis, supporting claims with appropriate evidence, using researched sources with integrity, and communicating effectively in writing.
Course Credits: 3.0

MGMT560: Corporate and International Finance

Focuses on fundamental corporate finance concepts and how they relate to international corporate finance issues. Students will develop a deeper understanding of applied financial concepts as they examine the extension of theory into the real world. Focuses on fundamental corporate finance concepts and how they relate to international corporate finance issues. Students will develop a deeper understanding of applied financial concepts as they examine the extension of theory into the real world. This course provides a framework for analysis that will serve students well in international management. Pre-requisite: MGMT565.
Course Credits: 3.0

MGMT561: Political Geography and International Economics

Examines the theories, frameworks and tools required to analyze, interpret, predict and respond to the global business environment. Using contemporary examples arising from globalization, students will apply various analytical approaches to interpreting international political and economic relations, as these relate to global management. Co-requisites: MGMT 541A, MGMT 562, MGMT 568.
Course Credits: 3.0

MGMT562: International Business Strategy

Examines new and old mental models to foster a strategist perspective in international business practitioners. Students will explore and think critically about the core strategic international business notions, concepts, tools, models and economic trade theories required by managers to manage and lead their organizations in today’s challenging and turbulent international business ecosystem. Co-requisites: MGMT 561,568, 541A.
Course Credits: 3.0

MGMT563: International Law and Global Trade Organizations

Focuses on the nature and scope of International Law: where, when and how it applies. Explores the legal framework in relation to individuals, multi-national enterprises (profit & non-profit), trade in goods, services and labour, and intellectual property. Critically examines the roles in trade of organisations such as the World Trade Organisation (WTO), the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the International Labour Organisation (ILO), the World Bank and non-governmental organisations (NGOs). Explores how to exploit commercial opportunities in global organisations. Facilitates an understanding of the use and limitations of international dispute settlement options.
Course Credits: 3.0

MGMT564: International Marketing

Provides the frameworks and skills required to develop a successful marketing plan for a business, product or service in an international marketplace. Students will study and examine successes and failures of international brands and will apply their learning by developing international marketing plans for the business ventures they outlined in their business plan projects from MGMT 562: International Business Strategy. Pre-requisites: MGMT 562.
Course Credits: 3.0

MGMT565: International Accounting Tools for Financial Health

Considers financial tools and performance measurements that are widely used in both the public and private sectors. The course focuses on tools that are required by both experienced and aspiring leaders, providing opportunities for hands-on application of tools and measurements by course participants. In individual and team projects, students will examine the controls used by organizations.
Course Credits: 3.0

MGMT566: Sustainability and International Corporate Citizenship

Integrates the consideration of human rights and environmental stewardship into assessments of business practices, to determine the “triple bottom line”: the economic, social and environmental impacts of global business. International Corporate Citizenship explores the use of voluntary codes of practice and market-driven certification programs that extend producer responsibility.
Course Credits: 3.0

MGMT567: International Business Negotiations

Prepares the student to be a capable contributor to international or intercultural business negotiations. Students will examine the negotiation process through the lens of interest and culture, developing awareness of their own and others preferences and the importance of cultural issues through discussion and simulation exercises.
Course Credits: 3.0

MGMT568: Comparative Management

Examines the similarities and differences in the ways in which international entrepreneurs and managers address important management issues across different national and cultural contexts.
Course Credits: 3.0

MGMT569: International Business Operations and Supply Chain Management

Examines the methods and theories related to production of an organization’s goods and services. Topics include discussion of process layouts, quality, supply-chain management and inventory control, all of which are considered from an international perspective.
Course Credits: 3.0

MGMT581: Global Management Project

This twenty-three week capstone of the MGM program, integrates much of the program’s overall course content, and is ideal for learners with previous experience. In this course each student must conduct a business assessment along with a literature review that supports analysis and recommendations to be included in a 10,500-15,000 word report. The student may choose an applied management research project on a particular industry, topic or organization, or do a consulting project addressing a particular issue identified by an organization. Students will be required to complete a series of online instructional modules supporting the various deliverables from research methodology through to writing the final report. Pre-requisites: all prior coursework or equivalent must be successfully completed before participating in MGMT 581.
Course Credits: 6.0

MGMT589: Internship Research Project

Provides students with opportunities to apply their skills and to integrate concepts from their previous coursework in the context of a professional setting. The 23-week course requires completing an internship (fulfilling a minimum of 12 weeks at the workplace), preparing supporting reflective assignments on the internship experience to integrate workplace learning with MGM course concepts, and designing and executing a substantive applied-research project related to their internship workplace or industry. Pre-requisites: all prior coursework or equivalent must be successfully completed before participating in MGMT 581
Course Credits: 6.0

PJMN500: The Right Side of Project Management

Combines the tools and techniques needed to manage risk, time and costs effectively, with the essential humanistic components of project leadership. Students can expect to gain critical stakeholder engagement techniques, including negotiation, conflict resolution, change leadership and collaboration in conjunction with a practical focus and application on the constraints faced on any project: time limits, human resources, materials, budget and specifications
Course Credits: 3.0

PJMN501: Managing Complex Projects

Project managers use specific proven techniques and strategies for achieving outstanding results. Several models have evolved to provide contextual frameworks for integrating projects within an organization’s strategic goals. This course includes and examines the benefits realization approach and the SMART (strategically managed, aligned, regenerative and transitional) model.
Course Credits: 3.0

PJMN502: Project Planning and Scheduling

Examines the constraints faced by every project manager in any project and timeframe, budget, human resources, specifications, equipment and material-without letting the constraints limit innovation and creativity. The course introduces techniques for work breakdown structure development, estimating, forecasting, evaluating and forecasting, monitoring and reporting costs and interpreting earned-value data.
Course Credits: 3.0