Program Curriculum

Program Curriculum

The last intake for this program will be Summer Semester 2019.

This program offers post-degree internationally educated professionals an opportunity to develop their diversity and inclusion leadership skills in the workplace in Canada and across the globe. Students will broaden and deepen their understanding of diversity and inclusion in the workplace through challenging their own perspectives and by applying their leadership skills relating to diversity and inclusion in the simulated workplace setting. Students learn about the importance, ethics, and legalities of diversity and inclusion in the workplace, in the media, and in society. The program develops skills in critical thinking, leadership, analyzing, speaking, and writing. Program graduates may further their careers in a variety of workplaces including health professions, government policy, community organizations, business, and government consulting in the areas of diversity, inclusion, equity, human rights, and social justice. This one academic year program consists of two terms of on-campus and online studies.

Total Credits: 24

Term 1

Courses Credits
All of
BUSM 4800 Organizational Behaviour
3

Lecture Hours: 4.0 | Seminar: 0.0 | Lab: 0.0

Students in this course examine how individual and group behaviour affects organizational goal attainment and success. Topics will include individual attributes such as attitude, personality and perception, and organizational culture and management skills such as leadership, empowerment, participation, communication, and motivation. There will be a strong international focus with an emphasis on diversity, managerial ethics, and development of Total Quality Management. Students will have practical and hands-on assignments for decision-making, problem solving and case analysis to improve their analytical skills.Students may receive credit for only one of BUSM 2200 or BUSM 4800. BUSM 2200 may not be used to satisfy the BUSM 4800 requirement.Registration in this course is restricted to students admitted to the Post-Degree Diplomas in Business Administration and Marketing Management or the Post-Degree Certificate in Diversity and Inclusion Leadership.

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CNST 4850 Work in Canadian Society
3

Lecture Hours: 3.0 | Seminar: 1.0 | Lab: 0.0

Work dominates a significant part of our lives and determines not only what we do many hours a day, but also who we meet, how we see and define ourselves, and at what standard we live. In this course, we will examine the larger forces that have an impact on our decisions about work and its conditions, some history about how work has been shaped and how groups of workers have organized to improve their working lives, and the effects of gender, race and class on paid and unpaid work. Students will receive credit for only one of CNST 1130 and CNST 4850. CNST 1130 may not be used to satisfy the CNST 4850 requirement.Registration in this course is restricted to students admitted to the Post-Degree Certificate in Diversity and Inclusion Leadership.

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ENGL 1098 Writing Clearly and Communicating Effectively in a Canadian Context I
3

Lecture Hours: 4.0 | Seminar: 0.0 | Lab: 0.0

This is a course designed for post degree internationally educated students who would like to enhance their knowledge of and competency in English expression with an emphasis on reading and writing. Students will be familiarized with the expectations of writing in a Canadian environment. This course does not carry transfer credit, nor may it be used toward a Langara credential except the Post-Degree Certificate in Diversity and Inclusion Leadership. This course does not act as a prerequisite to first year English courses. Graded S/URegistration in this course is restricted to students admitted to the Post-Degree Certificates in Diversity and Inclusion Leadership, Nursing Leadership and Management; and the Post-Degree Diplomas in Nursing Practice in Canada, Web and Mobile App Design and Development, Business Administration, Marketing Management, Accounting, and Applied Planning.

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NURS 4810 Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace I
0

Lecture Hours: 0.0 | Seminar: 0.5 | Lab: 0.0

A seminar course for all students in the Post-Degree Ceritifcate in Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Program. Students will gain a deeper understanding of how to operationalize concepts of diversity and inclusion in the Canadian workplace. Registration in this course is restricted to students admitted to the Post-Degree Certificate in Diversity and Inclusion Leadership.

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Elective numbered 4800 or above
3
12 Credits

Term 2

Courses Credits
All of
BUSM 4840 Organizations and Change
3

Lecture Hours: 4.0 | Seminar: 0.0 | Lab: 0.0

This course examines the underlying concepts, principles, and assumptions of organizational change. Macro factors such as organizational structure, corporate culture, politics and leadership, and their impact on effecting permanent change will be explored. Then a framework will be developed around understanding the change process, models for managing change, the development of specific skills to manage change, the human side of change, and the transition process. Students may receive credit for only one of BUSM 4120 and 4840. BUSM 4120 may not be used to satisfy the BUSM 4840 requirement.Registration in this course is restricted to students admitted to the Post-Degree Diploma in Business Management and the Post-Degree Certificate in Diversity and Inclusion Leadership.Prerequisite(s): A minimum "C" grade in BUSM 4805 and 4820; or a minimum "C" grade in NURS 5150.

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ENGL 1099 Writing Clearly and Communicating Effectively in a Canadian Context II
3

Lecture Hours: 4.0 | Seminar: 0.0 | Lab: 0.0

This is a course designed for post degree internationally educated students who would like to further enhance their knowledge and competency in the fundamental skills of communication with an emphasis on reading and writing. This course will build on the material learned in English 1098 and will allow students to further develop their skills. This course does not carry transfer credit, nor may it be used toward a Langara credential except in the Post-Degree Certificate in Diversity and Inclusion Leadership. This course does not act as a prerequisite to first year English courses. Graded S/U.Registration in this course is restricted to students admitted to the Post-Degree Certificates in Diversity and Inclusion Leadership, Nursing Leadership and Management; and the Post-Degree Diplomas in Nursing Practice in Canada, Web and Mobile App Design and Development, Business Administration, Marketing Management, Accounting, and Applied Planning.Prerequisite(s): A "S" grade in ENGL 1098.

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NURS 4820 Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace II
0

Lecture Hours: 0.0 | Seminar: 0.5 | Lab: 0.0

A seminar course for all students in the Post-Degree Ceritifcate in Diversity and Inclusion Leadership program. Students will gain a deeper understanding of how to operationalize concepts of diversity and inclusion in the Canadian workplace. Prerequisite(s): NURS 4810.Registration in this course is restricted to students admitted to the Post-Degree Certificate in Diversity and Inclusion Leadership.

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SOCI 4860 Introduction to Sociology: Models and Concepts
3
Elective numbered 4800 or above
3
12 Credits