Strategic Operations and Management

Man­ag­ing health and safe­ty requires an in-depth under­stand­ing of how to effec­tive­ly coor­di­nate safe­ty with oth­er busi­ness units and busi­ness pri­or­i­ties. Learn how OHS pro­fes­sion­als can use their knowl­edge and skills to inte­grate health and safe­ty through­out their orga­ni­za­tion. Gain an under­stand­ing of foun­da­tion­al orga­ni­za­tion­al the­o­ry with a focus on prac­ti­cal appli­ca­tions of busi­ness acu­men. Explore key con­cepts such as gov­er­nance, oper­a­tional and strate­gic plan­ning, project man­age­ment, leg­isla­tive require­ments, man­age­ment sys­tem review, stake­hold­er account­abil­i­ties, and man­ag­ing others.
Course at a glance
  • Offered fully online learning - synchronous format.
What you will learn

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • Understanding organizational governance and the potential impacts of reporting structures.
  • Understanding strategic decision making to achieve organizational goals.
  • Understanding the principles of change management.
  • Understanding the key concepts to make project management successful.
  • Understanding the steps involved in strategic planning and management.
  • Understanding human resources and people management.
  • Understanding legislation and organizational arrangements relating to terms and conditions of employment, employee rights, consultation and participation.
This course has no prerequisites

Students from all educational backgrounds welcome. You can register for this course without applying and enrolling in a program.

Take note:

  • Pre-and post-course activities may be required as part this course. Pre-course instructions and materials will be available on eClass.
  • A textbook is required for this course.
Currently counts towards:

Applicants intending to enrol in a program are encouraged to apply as soon as possible to lock in their course requirements since they are prone to change.

*If you are already enroled in this program, please refer to your specific program requirements as outlined at the time of your admission: Bear Tracks > Academic Advisement.

When will
this course be offered?

New course schedules are released each June and November.

Course not yet scheduled

This course is not currently scheduled, but may be offered in an upcoming term.

New course schedules are announced each June and November.

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