Wilfrid Laurier University Graduate Calendar - 2011/2012
Canadian Excellence

Department of Business

Contact information:

MBA Program
Dr Ruth Cruikshank, MBA Program Director
519-884-0710, ext 2556

MSc and PhD in Management / MFin
Dr Hamid Noori, Program Director
519-884-0710, ext. 2571


Graduate Faculty = this person is eligible to supervise doctoral students.

Note on Courses Contained in Graduate Calendar

As far as possible, each program attempts to provide a full range of core courses and electives. However, every course listed in this Calendar is not available in every session or every year.

Students are encouraged to consult the program/department to inquire about course offerings each year.

Courses with the discipline code TM are open only to students registered in the MSc in management (technology management) field (EMTM).

Approved Fields for the PhD Program

  • accounting
  • financial economics
  • organizational behaviour and human resource management
  • marketing
  • operations and chain management

Course Offerings
Course #TitleCredits
BU600 Management Accounting and Strategic Leadership 0.5
BU601 Strategic Management 0.5
BU602 Marketing 0.5
BU603 Financial Management 0.5
BU604 Organizational Behaviour 0.5
BU605 Operations Management 0.5
BU606 Economics 0.5
BU607 Accounting 0.5
BU609 Business Analytics 0.5
BU610 Applied Business Research 1.0
BU611 Entrepreneurship 0.5
BU612 International Marketing and Entrepreneurship 0.5
BU613 Entrepreneurial Finance 0.5
BU615 Environmental Management 0.5
BU617 Financial Accounting I 0.5
BU620 Management Controls 0.5
BU621 Managing Competitive Intelligence 0.5
BU622 Services Marketing Management 0.5
BU623 Derivatives and Financial Risk Management 0.5
BU625 Management of Information Systems 0.5
BU627 Financial Accounting II 0.5
BU628 Leadership 0.5
BU632 Marketing and Technology 0.5
BU633 Management of Financial Institutions 0.5
BU635 Global Operations and Logistics 0.5
BU637 Financial Information Systems 0.5
BU640 Integrative Strategic Thinking and Action 0.5
BU641 Mergers and Acquisitions Strategy 0.5
BU642 Marketing Strategy 0.5
BU643 International Financial Management 0.5
BU645 Supply Chain Management 0.5
BU647 Managerial Tax Planning 0.5
BU648 Communication in a Managerial Context 0.5
BU650 Ethics and the Conduct of Business 0.5
BU651 The Canadian Legal Environment for Managers 0.5
BU652 Consumer Behaviour 0.5
BU653 Short-Term Financial Management 0.5
BU655 Managing Innovation and Technology Transfer 0.5
BU657 Financial Statements 0.5
BU658 Organizational Dynamics and Change 0.5
BU661 International Strategy 0.5
BU662 Marketing Research 0.5
BU663 Advanced Corporate Finance 0.5
BU665 Statistical Analysis 0.5
BU667 Accounting Theory and Advanced Financial Reporting 0.5
BU668 Organizational Design and Structure 0.5
BU669 International Business 0.5
BU670 Business Research Methodology 0.5
BU671 General Managers in Action 0.5
BU672 Integrated Marketing Communications 0.5
BU673 Investment Management 0.5
BU678 Human Resources Management 0.5
BU680 Research Project 1.5
BU681 Strategic Management of the Socio-Political Environment 0.5
BU682 Business-to-Business Marketing 0.5
BU683 Investment Ethics and Professional Standards 0.5
BU687 Advanced Management Accounting 0.5
BU690 Directed Studies 0.5
BU691 Seminar in Policy 0.5
BU692 Seminar in Marketing 0.5
BU693 Seminar in Finance 0.5
BU694 Seminar in Economics 0.5
BU695 Seminar in Operations and Decision Science 0.5
BU696 Seminar in International Business Management 0.5
BU697 Seminar in Accounting 0.5
BU698 Seminar in Organizational Behaviour 0.5
BU699 Innovative Design 0.5
BU700 Univariate and Multivariate Statistics 0.5
BU701 Competitive Strategy for a Sustainable World 0.5
BU703 Seminar in Corporate Finance 0.5
BU704 Major Research Paper I [1] 0.5
BU707 Accounting in the US Environment 0.5
BU713 Fixed Income Analysis 0.5
BU714 Major Research Paper II [2] 0.5
BU715 Simulation and IT Topics 0.5
BU723 Advanced Investment Management 0.5
BU732 Strategic Brand Management 0.5
BU733 Corporate Governance 0.5
BU738 Creativity in Entrepreneurial and Intrapreneurial Environments 0.5
BU743 Market Microstructure, Trading and Investment Strategies 0.5
BU753 Empirical Studies in Fixed Income 0.5
BU763 Econometrics for Finance 0.5
BU800 Fundamentals of Behavioural Research 0.5
BU801 Management Foundations 0.5
BU802 Research Methodology 0.5
BU803 Theory of Asset Pricing 0.5
BU804 Organizational Behaviour 0.5
BU805 Deterministic Quantitative Analysis 0.5
BU807 Accounting for Securities 0.5
BU808 Organizational Theory 0.5
BU812 Marketing Philosophy and Theory 0.5
BU813 Empirical Studies in Derivatives 0.5
BU814 Human Resource Management 0.5
BU815 Stochastic Quantitative Analysis 0.5
BU817 Survey of Accounting Research 0.5
BU818 Qualitative Research Process 0.5
BU822 Marketing Strategy 0.5
BU823 Seminar in Financial Economics 0.5
BU824 Special Topics in Organizational Behaviour/Human Resource Management I 0.5
BU825 Foundations of Supply Chain Management 0.5
BU827 Seminar in Financial Accounting 0.5
BU828 Special Topics in Organizational Behaviour/Human Resource Management II 0.5
BU829 Systems Modeling and Analysis 0.5
BU832 Seminar in Marketing and Supply Chain Interface 0.5
BU833 Empirical Asset Pricing 0.5
BU834 Special Topics in Organizational Behaviour/Human Resource Management III 0.5
BU837 Seminar in Management Accounting 0.5
BU838 Special Topics in Organizational Behaviour/Human Resource Management IV 0.5
BU839 Advanced Modeling and Analysis 0.5
BU842 Consumer Behavior 0.5
BU843 Seminar in Advanced Financial Econometrics 0.5
BU845 Seminar in Facilities and Transportation 0.5
BU847 Seminar in Archival Research in Accounting 0.5
BU849 Advanced Empirical Research Methods 0.5
BU852 Service and Relationship Marketing 0.5
BU855 Seminar in Inventory and Procurement 0.5
BU857 Seminar in Behavioral Rsearch in Accounting 0.5
BU859 Foundations of Operations Management 0.5
BU862 Brand and Brand Communication 0.5
BU865 Seminar in Technology Innovation and New Product Development 0.5
BU872 Special Topics in Marketing 0.5
BU875 Advanced Topics in Supply Chain Management 0.5
BU885 Advanced Topics in Operations Management 0.5
BU890 Directed Studies 0.5
BU891 Comprehensive Examination 0.0
BU899 Doctoral Dissertation 0.0
MS603 Research Paper 0.0
MS604 Major Research Paper 0.0
MS605 Major Research Paper 0.0
TM701 Strategic Management and Technology 0.5
TM702 Commercialization and Marketing Technological Innovations 0.5
TM703 Finance for Technology Firms 0.5
TM704 Designing and Leading the Innovative Organization 0.5
TM705 Technology, Design and Innovation 0.5
TM706 Economics, Technology and Intellectual Capital 0.5
TM707 Measurements, Analysis and Control 0.5
TM715 Technology Assessment and Roadmapping 0.5
TM725 Advanced Topics in Technology and Innovation 0.5
TM789 Major Research Paper (MRP) 0.0

Senate/Editorial Changes

  1. Senate approval for course deletion as of September 1, 2011

  2. Senate approval for course deletion as of September 1, 2011