Sessional Instructors
University of Prince Edward Island
Charlottetown, CANADA
2d ago

The Faculty of Business at the University of Prince Edward Island has opportunities listed below for sessional instructors to teach courses in the academic year of 2019-

20, subject to budgetary approval :

FALL 2019 :

BUS1410 MarketingThis course presents the basic concepts of marketing. It introduces the marketing function, marketing systems and the marketing concept and then focuses on the development of marketing strategies, target markets, and the marketing mix in a decision-making context.

BUS1410 Marketing

BUS-2510 Introduction to Management ScienceThis course is designed to provide business students with an introductory survey of the many business applications of descriptive and inferential statistics.

Topics include frequency distributions, measures of location and dispersion, basic probability theory, discrete and continuous probability distributions, sampling methods and sampling distributions, sample size, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, linear regression, and forecasting.

BUS-2510 Introduction to Management Science

BUS4540 Tourism & Hospitality ManagementThis course introduces the elements of tourism and hospitality : facility and accommodation, food and beverage, travel, tourism activities and the economic impact of tourism.

A creative problem-solving approach is applied to the development and design of these elements. The course stresses critical thinking techniques as well as writing and presentation skills.

BUS4540 Tourism & Hospitality Management

BUS4760 Intercultural ManagementThis course examines the complex challenges that culture poses in international business.

Topics covered include cultural influences on conducting business, values and communications, managing multicultural teams, international negotiations, and conflict resolution.

The course aims to develop intercultural management knowledge and skills for working globally.

BUS4760 Intercultural Management WINTER 2020 :

BUS1410 MarketingThis course presents the basic concepts of marketing. It introduces the marketing function, marketing systems and the marketing concept and then focuses on the development of marketing strategies, target markets, and the marketing mix in a decision-making context.

BUS1410 Marketing

BUS-2510 Introduction to Management ScienceThis course is designed to provide business students with an introductory survey of the many business applications of descriptive and inferential statistics.

Topics include frequency distributions, measures of location and dispersion, basic probability theory, discrete and continuous probability distributions, sampling methods and sampling distributions, sample size, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, linear regression, and forecasting.

BUS-2510 Introduction to Management Science

BUS2720 Human Resource ManagementHuman Resource Management (HRM) has become a strategic function for both private and public organizations.

This course provides an introduction to the conceptual and practical aspects of HRM. It focuses on the personnel processes involved in the procurement, development and maintenance of human resources, such as staffing, training and compensation.

The course also includes a critical examination of current personnel issues and trends.

BUS2720 Human Resource Management

BUS2870 Introduction to International BusinessThis course examines the basic issues involved in the internationalization of business, which includes the impact of international focus on business and how firms establish and conduct transactions with organizations from other countries.

More specifically, the course examines the basic models of involvement in international business and the conditions appropriate for each.

Class sessions will combine seminars and case discussions requiring active participation by all students.

BUS2870 Introduction to International Business

BUS3340 Personal FinanceThis course provides students with theoretical and practical information regarding personal financial planning including budgeting, personal taxation principles, the use and cost of credit, the importance of saving, investment strategies, retirement planning, estate planning, real estate and mortgages, and the use of property and life insurance.

BUS3340 Personal Finance

BUS4550 Sustainable Tourism DevelopmentThis course critically examines sustainable and responsible tourism development practices at both the micro and macro levels of the industry.

Case study analysis is an integral component of the course. A major focus will be on benefits and impacts associated with tourism development, as well as the strategies for maximizing benefits and minimizing adverse effects.

BUS4550 Sustainable Tourism Development

Qualifications for undergraduate courses : Successful applicants will have a minimum of a master's level degree or equivalent with a combination of qualifications and experience.

Qualifications for undergraduate courses :

Priority will be given to qualified individuals on the sessional roster of the academic unit.

Applicants should specify the course(s) they are applying to teach. Please submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae and names of three referees to :

business upei.ca, attention : Jurgen Krause, Dean Faculty of Business University of Prince Edward Island Charlottetown, PE C1A 4P3 Tel : (902) 566-0564

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

UPEI is committed to the principle of equity in employment.

Closing date for applications is May 17, 2019

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