Help me choose a distance ed course to take this summer! (complementary elective)

15 Mar

I have posted information about courses that I could take this summer that would count toward my degree, and are of interest:

MCS*2100: Personal Financial Management

Course Topics

Week 1

      • Personal Financial Planning: An Introduction
      • The Time Value of Money

Week 2

      • Money Management Strategy: Financial Statements and Budgeting
      • Planning Your Tax Strategy

Week 3

      • The Banking Services of Financial Institutions
      • Introduction to Consumer Credit

Week 4

      • Choosing a Source of Credit: The Costs of Credit Alternatives

Week 5

      • The Finances of Housing

Week 6

      • Home and Automobile Insurance
      • Life, Health and Disability Insurance

Week 7

      • Fundamentals of Investing

Week 8

      • Investing in Stocks

Week 9

      • Investing in Bonds

Week 10

      • Investing in Mutual Funds

Week 11

      • Retirement Planning
      • Estate Planning

Week 12

    • Review

MCS*1000 Introductory marketing?


An introduction to the Canadian economy: price determination, market structure and resource allocation; the behaviour of consumers and firms; market intervention by government. Some of the economic issues addressed may include agricultural price supports, rent control, the NAFTA, environmental regulation, price discrimination, pay equity, and taxation.


Introduction to Canadian Business Management:

Canadian & Global Business Environment; Entrepreneurship & Small Business; Ethical Business Practices & Social Responsibility; Management – Organizational Structure, Motivation & Leadership; Human Resources- Hiring and Training Employees; Operations – Improving Productivity and Quality; Marketing – Pricing, Distribution, and Advertising; Accounting & Financial Management – Basic Financial and Accounting Principles, managing risk.


**MCS* 3040 Business and Consumer Law**

This course introduces students to statutory and common law concerning business and consumer transactions. An overview of the laws of contracts and torts forms the basis of business and producer/consumer relationships. Discussion topics include sale of goods and consumer protection legislation; debtor-creditor relations; competition law; intellectual property rights and manufacturers’ product liability.






One Response to “Help me choose a distance ed course to take this summer! (complementary elective)”

  1. futurefreescaleguy March 15, 2013 at 4:33 am #

    Mcs2100 is good learn’in!
    That will serve you well I think!

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