Business Administration

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Professional Associations

Many business administration courses offered by the Centre for Continuing Education (CCE) satisfy program requirements of the Association of Administrative Assistants, the Canadian Institute of Management (CIM), the Global Risk Management Institute the Credit Institute of Canada, Credit Union Institute of Canada (CUIC), and the Insurance Institute of Canada. The designations issued by professional associations can further enhance your career potential.

Association of Administrative Assistants (QAA) Hamilton Branch Registrar
3 Cedar Lane, RR 2,
Burford, Ontario N0E 1A0
Email QAA 519-449-9986

Core QAA Courses McMaster Centre for Continuing Education Equivalencies
Business English BUS 850 Business Communications
Organizational Behaviour HRM 821 Organizational Behaviour
Supervision/Management Studies BUS 847 Principles & Practice of Supervision
 
Elective QAA Courses (Any 4) McMaster Centre for Continuing Education Equivalencies
Business or Commercial Law  BUS 436 Business Law
Computer Technology 
PUB 111 Building Social Media Relations
OR
PUB 113 Social Media Research & Techniques
OR
WEB 104 Building a Website
Economics
ACC 818 Economics 
Financial Accounting

BUS 860 Foundations of Business Finance
OR
HRM 817 Business Finance & Accounting 
OR
ACC 925 Introductory Financial Accounting

Human Resources Management
HRM 901 Human Resources Management
Marketing
MKT 819 Introduction to Marketing
Project Management
Project Management - Module 1 (PMP 101)

Statistics

ACC 855 Business Statistics

Canadian Institute of Management (CIM)

P.O. Box 36622, RPO Eastgate
Hamilton, ON  L8E 5B2 Email CIM

 CIM Core Courses McMaster CCE Equivalencies
Introduction to Management BUS 825 Business Foundations
Manager Communications 570-810 Effective Business English or BUS 850 Business Communications
Canadian Business Law BUS 436 Business Law
Managerial Accounting HRM 817 Business Finance & Accounting
Managerial Finance

ACC 933 Financial Management

Strategic Analysis BUS 852 Business Strategy
   
CIM Electives (2)

McMaster CCE Equivalencies

Marketing MKT 819 Marketing
Economics  ACC 818 Economics
Operations Management BUS 816 Operations Management Techniques
Organizational Behaviour HRM 821 Organizational Behaviour
Human Resources Management HRM 901 Human Resources Management
Project Management No Equivalency Available

Credit Institute of Canada (CCP)
219 Dufferin Street, Unit 216C, Toronto, ON M6K 3J1
(416) 572-2615 or 1-800-668-1454
Email Credit Institute of Canada

Credit Institute Courses McMaster CCE Equivalencies
Financial Accounting ACC 925 Introduction Financial Accounting
Credit Management Available online through CIC
Law     Available online through CIC
Economics    ACC 818 Economics
Finance     ACC 933 Financial Management
Communications    BUS 850 Business Communications (pending approval)
  570-827 Communications AND
  570-810 Effective Business English
Advanced Credit Management Available by correspondence through CIC
Management Information Systems Available online through CIC

Note:  A minimum grade of C+ is required in each of the equivalent courses in order to gain an exemption.

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Credit Union Institute of Canada (CUIC)
500-300 The East Mall, Toronto, ON M9B 6B7
(416) 232-1262 or (888) 267-2842 Email CUIC

CUIC General Studies Program McMaster CCE Equivalencies
CUIC110 Accounting ACC 925 Introduction to Financial Accounting
CUIC120 Communications 570-827 Communications
CUIC130 Management/Business Administration BUS 825 Business Foundations
CUIC140 Marketing MKT 819 Marketing
CUIC150 Finance  ACC 933 Financial Management
CUIC160 Organizational Behaviour HRM 821 Organizational Behaviour
CUIC170 Economics ACC 818 Economics
CUIC200 The Credit Union System Available only through CUIC
   
CUIC180 Any 1 Elective Business Course BUS 847 Principles & Practice of Supervision
ACC 926 Intermediate Financial Accounting
  ACC 931 Auditing
  ACC 932 Management Information Systems
  BUS 436 Business Law
  BUS 852 Business Strategy
  HRM 901 Human Resources Management
  HRM 902 Training & Development
  974-922 Labour Economics
HRM 923 Human Resources Planning
CUIC Management Studies Program McMaster CCE Equivalencies
CUIC110 Accounting ACC 925 Introduction to Financial Accounting
CUIC130 Management/Business Administration BUS 825 Business Foundations
CUIC140 Marketing MKT 819 Marketing
CIUC150 Finance ACC 933 Financial Management
CUIC160 Organizational Behaviour HRM 821 Organizational Behaviour
CUIC170 Economics ACC 818 Economics

Plus 7 Credit Union-Specific courses available only through CUIC.

 

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Insurance Institute of Canada - Fellowship Program (FCIP)
18 King St. E., 6th Floor, Toronto, ON M5C 1C4
Email IIC
(416) 362-8586

FCIP Core Program Courses
(Common to all Majors)
McMaster CCE Equivalencies
910 Business Administration BUS 825 Business Foundations
911 Economics ACC 818 Economics
912 Business Law BUS 436 Business Law
   
Mgmt Major (Core) McMaster CCE Equivalencies
913 Organizational Behaviour HRM 821 Organizational Behaviour
914 Fundamentals of Accounting ACC 925 Introduction Financial Accounting
915 Marketing MKT 819 Marketing
920 Business Strategy BUS 852 Business Strategy
   
Risk Management Major (Core) McMaster CCE Equivalencies
960 Structure of Risk Management Process RSK 713 Risk Management Principles & Practice
961 Risk Control RSK 714 Risk Assessment & Treatment
962 Risk Financing RSK 715 Risk Finance
920 Business Strategy BUS 852 Business Strategy
   
Electives Common to all Majors (3) McMaster CCE Equivalencies
960 Structure of Risk Management Process RSK 713 Risk Management Principles & Practice
961 Risk Control RSK 714 Risk Assessment & Treatment
962 Risk Financing RSK 715 Risk Finance
920 Business Strategy BUS 852 Business Strategy
916 Business Finance HRM 817 Business Finance & Accounting
913 Organizational Behaviour HRM 821 Organizational Behaviour
914 Fundamentals of Accounting ACC 925 Introduction to Financial Accounting
915 Marketing MKT 819 Marketing
918 Communications BUS 850 Business Communications
928 Human Resources Management BUS 847 Principals & Practices of Supervision
  HRM 901 Human Resources Management
917 Business Statistics ACC 855 Business Statistics
925 Management Accounting ACC 928 Introductory Management Accounting
926 Management Information Systems  ACC 932 Management Information Systems
971 Negotiation  
972 Alternative Dispute Resolution  

NOTE: Students registering in the Fellowship program must have their A.I.I.C.


Global Risk Management Institute

Fran Jordan
Education Manager
Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc.
1065 Avenue of the Americas, 13th Floor
New York, NY, 10018
(212) 655-6211
(212) 655-6042 (fax)

Email Fran Jordan  

McMaster's three Risk Management courses will prepare you to earn the Canadian Risk Management (CRM) Designation issued by the Global Risk Management Institute.

Global Risk Management Institute Courses McMaster CCE Equivalencies
ARM - 54 Risk Management Principles & Practice RSK 713 Risk Management Principles & Practice
ARM - 55 Risk Assessment & Treatment RSK 714 Risk Assessment & Treatment
ARM - 56 Risk Financing RSK 715 Risk Financing

 

 

In all cases, students register with CCE for individual courses. In most cases, students must also register at the program level with the association.
 
It is the responsibility of the students to comply with the program admission and course requirements of the professional association or institute. Each organization has its own requirements regarding application, admission, program and membership. Students should contact the organization for detailed information concerning their program.

Students who wish to pursue a McMaster University Certificate or Diploma, in conjunction with their external designation, should contact the Centre for Continuing Education.