Ethics & Sustainability (Co-op Available)
Business headlines today often include news of companies compromising social and environmental values in favour of the bottom line. With the private sector having a big influence on people’s livelihoods, the world needs business experts who can guide moral decision-making. In this important specialization, B.B.A. students gain a foundational knowledge of business ethics, and come away with the tools required to make transformational change in the corporate world.
Graduating students who have fulfilled the requirements for a Bachelor of Business Administration degree may apply for a Specialization in Ethics & Sustainability, if they have successfully completed 4 credits from a core set of courses with a minimum grade of 65% in each course. Course topics include personal ethics, business ethics, ethics & capitalism, sustainability, moral issues, biomedical ethics, cyber ethics, moral issues, justice & rights, environmental ethics, and social & political philosophy.
A. Zohar, BA, MES, PhD (York)
- Prepare for your CPA designation or springboard into an M.B.A. benefiting from the knowledge and expertise of Trent’s community of business leaders and mentors
- Complete 100-hours of hands-on professional experience with a local business through the fourth year placement course or consider the fourth year internship course, a 6, 8 or 12 month paid work opportunity with companies or organizations in Ontario (a break in your studies between your second last and last term) and students must return to Trent after the internship for their final term.
- Leave your mark at Trent through a fourth-year legacy project or undertake a community-based research project with local businesses
Human Resource Manager
Human resources managers plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the operations of human resources and personnel departments, and develop and implement policies, programs and procedures regarding human resource planning, recruitment, collective bargaining, training and development, occupation classification and pay and benefit administration. They represent management and participate actively on various joint committees to maintain ongoing relations between management and employees. Human resources managers are employed throughout the private and public sectors.
- Equity Analyst
- Human Resource Manager
- Corporate Compliance Officer
- Business Ethics Consultant
Ontario Secondary School Requirements:
- Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD)
- A minimum of six Grade 12 4U or 4M courses, including program specific prerequisites
- A minimum 70% overall final average
- ENG 4U with a minimum of 60%
- A 4U Math
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