Brandon University

Brandon University

Sessional Instructor(s), Fall/Winter 2024/25, Business Administration – Faculty of Arts

Canada

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Sessional Instructor(s), Fall/Winter 2024/25, Business Administration –

Faculty of Arts

The Faculty of Arts is seeking qualified sessional instructors to teach the following courses at the Brandon University Campus for the 2024/25 Fall and Winter sessions. These courses may be delivered in an online synchronous format but preference will be given to a qualified candidate who will teach in-person, unless otherwise specified. Please apply by submitting a letter of application, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching attainment, copies of transcripts, indication of Canadian citizenship or immigration status, and the names and contact information of three referees in a single pdf file to the individual named below the course. The courses will run based on sufficient enrollment and budgetary approval. For exact course times, please consult the Registration Guide at https: // www. brandonu.ca/registration/

Qualifications: A PhD is preferred; Master's Degree or equivalent required

Salary: $6,314.00 per 3 credit hour course (May be revised per new Collective Agreement)

Application deadline: A review of applications will begin April 15th, 2024, and the posting will remain open until all positions are filled.

Term: Fall – September 4 – December 5, 2024 Winter – January 7 – April 4, 2025

Business Administration

16:191 Intro to Canadian Business – Fall

This course is designed to introduce students to concepts of business management, the business organization and the environment in which the organization must operate. Basic concepts from the different functional areas of the firm will be studied (finance, personnel, marketing and procurement/production.) The relevance to management decision-making of the constantly changing and interacting social, cultural, ethical, political, legal, economic and technological environments of the business organization will also be examined. 3 lecture hours per week, one term. Please apply to Hillary Miller at [email protected], indicating to which position(s) you are applying.

16.201 Indigenous Business – Fall/Winter

This course will develop students' awareness of Indigenous peoples in Canada, focusing on Indigenous business and economics, including historical context. Students will gain an increased understanding of the impacts of colonization in relation to economics and business. Attention will be paid to key laws in relation to Indigenous business and economic development and will consider engagement practices when working with Indigenous communities. Please apply to Hillary Miller at [email protected], indicating to which position(s) you are applying.

16.252 Intro to Managerial Accounting – Fall

An introduction to the use of accounting information for internal management purposes focusing on cost analysis and planning and control decisions. Topics covered include C-V-P analysis; master, static and flexible budgets, the determination of relevant costs and responsibility accounting and performance measurement. 3 lecture hours per week, one term. Please apply to Hillary Miller at [email protected], indicating to which position(s) you are applying.

16.283 Human Resource Management – Fall

An introduction to Human Resource Management (Personnel). An analysis of the workplace, workgroups, organization, staffing, training and development, evaluation issues, compensation, occupational health and safety, and industrial relations comprise the bulk of the course. 3 lecture hours per week, one term. Please apply to Hillary Miller at [email protected], indicating to which position(s) you are applying.

16.292 Management – Winter

An examination of the basic principles of management in the context of public, private and not-for-profit organizations and organizational structures. The roles of management at various levels will be examined and current issues as they relate to management discussed. 3 lecture hours per week, one term. Please apply to Hillary Miller at [email protected], indicating to which position(s) you are applying.

16.456 Financial Statement Analysis – Fall

This course is an examination of tools and techniques used in the analysis and interpretation of financial statements. It will review GAAP and present procedures to enable students to read and understand a modern set of published financial statements and comprehend complex financial communication. 3 lecture hours per week, one term. Please apply to Hillary Miller at [email protected], indicating to which position(s) you are applying.

16.250 Managerial Statistics – Fall/Winter

An introduction to statistical concepts and procedures and their application to Business Administration. Topics covered include: descriptive statistics, probability, binomial, poisson, exponential and normal distributions, statistical inference for one population and comparison of two populations. Simple linear and multiple linear regression and Chi-Square tests. The use of spreadsheets will be emphasized throughout. 3 lecture hours per week, one term. Please apply to Hillary Miller at [email protected], indicating to which position(s) you are applying.

16.352 Cost Accounting – Winter

This course continues to develop the use of accounting information for internal decision-making through a deeper and broader study of the managerial and ethical issues relating to the determination and analysis of relevant costs and their behaviour. Areas covered include cost allocation, cost management, and strategy and control. Modern topics relating to the impact of recent advances in production management and systems as well as traditional topics such as costs for product pricing and transfer pricing, joint and by- products costing, spoilage and scrap, will be covered. 3 lecture hours per week, one term. Please apply to Hillary Miller at [email protected], indicating to which position(s) you are applying.

16.391 Operations Management – Winter

This course is concerned with the management of the function of creating and providing the goods and services aimed at meeting and satisfying customer needs. Modern topics such as continuous quality improvement, value chain analysis, benchmarking, just-in-time management, new technology and process/product flexibility will be covered as also will several traditional and micro-management topics such as process control and capability, demand forecasting, production and capacity planning, scheduling and inventory control. Quantitative models, techniques and analysis will be introduced where appropriate. 3 lecture hours per week, one term. Please apply to Hillary Miller at [email protected], indicating to which position(s) you are applying.

16.385 Compensation Management – Fall

This course is based upon current theory and work related to managing compensation, the changing state of compensation practice, and decision-making skills designed to analyze and administer competitive compensation systems. 3 lecture hours per week, one term. Please apply to Hillary Miller at [email protected], indicating to which position(s) you are applying.

16.383 Intro to Labour Relations – Winter

The economic, legal, political and social aspects of the labour relations system in the private and public sectors will be examined in this course, including an analysis of industrial relations issues, and the relationship between employers, employees and government with the Canadian Industrial Relations System. This course will have a strong emphasis on dispute resolution in a labour relations environment. 3 lecture hours per week, one term. Please apply to Hillary Miller at [email protected], indicating to which position(s) you are applying.

Brandon University is committed to equity, welcomes diversity, and hires on the basis of merit. All qualified individuals who may contribute to the diversification of the University, especially women, persons with disabilities, Indigenous persons, racialized persons, and persons of all sexual orientations and genders are encouraged to apply. Canadian citizens and permanent residents are given priority. Evidence of citizenship must be provided.

We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment. This starts with the hiring process. Should you require an accommodation during any phase of the recruitment process, contact HR [email protected]. All information received related to an accommodation is kept confidential. To ensure this employment opportunity is accessible to all interested individuals, this posting is available in an alternate format upon request.

Job details

Title

Sessional Instructor(s), Fall/Winter 2024/25, Business Administration – Faculty of Arts

Employer

Brandon University

Location

Canada

Published

March 23, 2024

Application deadline

April 15, 2024

Job type

Lecturer

Field

Business and Economics

About the employer

Brandon University is a university located in the city of Brandon, Manitoba, Canada, with an enrollment of 3375 (2020) full-time and part-time undergraduate and graduate students. The current location was founded on July 13, 1899, as Brandon College as a Baptist institution. It was chartered as a university by then President John E. Robbins on June 5, 1967. The enabling legislation is the Brandon University Act. Brandon University is one of several predominantly undergraduate liberal arts and sciences institutions in Canada.

The university is a member of the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC) and the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU), the Canadian University Society for Intercollegiate Debate (CUSID) and a member of U Sports. Brandon University has a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1 and sixty percent of all classes have fewer than 20 students. In the 2015 Macleans rankings of primarily undergraduate universities in Canada, Brandon University was ranked 16th out of 19 overall and #1 in the student to faculty ratio category The school of music is rated one of the best in Canada. The university press, The Quill, is a member of CUP.

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