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2016-2017 This is LA&PS Viewbook

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29 29 CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS 29 LOGISTICS Prepare for challenges in the rapidly growing field of integrated logistics management by acquiring theoretical and practical approaches to operations management, purchasing, distribution, process and systems analysis and supply chain management. MANAGEMENT Get the skills today's employers demand of management staff as they face issues of change in a dynamic external environment. Acquire theoretical and practical approaches to organizational behaviour, decision analysis, financial planning and accounting, HRM, applied information systems and business law. MARKETING Develop or enhance your marketing skills. You'll blend theory with practice to address all areas of the marketing process, including meeting customer needs, marketing products/services, pricing, and promotion and marketing ethics. PRACTICAL ETHICS Apply ethical concepts and principles to contemporary social issues. The goal of the program is to raise awareness of practical ethics and to facilitate the integration of ethics into everyday life within the community, businesses and government. PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION & LAW Given the diverse disciplinary background of public sector employees, the certificate is designed to complement an undergraduate degree in any discipline with knowledge of public administration and its hierarchy. You will develop an understanding of the role of law and politics within government, become familiar with the administrative workings of government and hone your writing and legal research skills. PUBLIC POLICY ANALYSIS Acquire the skills to link theory to practice, develop an understanding of financing of public policy programs and their implementation, and examine the impact of social and economic policies. Students have the flexibility to choose from courses from various areas of public policy according to their interests. REAL ESTATE Update your knowledge with the most current information relevant to the profession. Take courses in Property Management, Real Estate Law, Real Property Assessment and Taxation, Real Estate Finance and Commercial Leasing. REFUGEE & MIGRATION STUDIES Acquire a deeper understanding of issues that affect refugees internationally and in Canada. Explore definitions, refugee rights and ethical norms as well as Canadian policy and treatment of refugees in specific regions of the world, including Africa, Asia, Latin America, Eastern Europe and the Middle East. SEXUALITY STUDIES Great for community workers and professionals who are either in the early phases of their career or mid- career and who require specific knowledge pertaining to sexuality studies. Students develop key transferable skills and knowledge. SOUTH ASIAN STUDIES Pursue your cultural and academic interests in South Asia and its diaspora. A region of stunning contrasts and home to more than a billion people, almost every problem in the social sciences, religion, philosophy, fine arts, culture and politics can be explored meaningfully in its context. TEACHING ENGLISH TO SPEAKERS OF OTHER LANGUAGES (TESOL) As the world becomes increasingly "internationalized" the demand for English language skills worldwide is increasing at a rapid rate. This has increased the need for TESOL instructors. While much of this demand is overseas, there is comparable hunger for English language skills closer to home. URBAN STUDIES Focus on cities, urban social life and the relationships that cities have with other spaces. Graduates go on to study in areas such as urban and regional planning and design, environmental management, international development, journalism or in one of the social science disciplines such as geography. JOINT PROGRAMS WITH SENECA COLLEGE LA&PS partners with Seneca College on four dual credential programs. Earn a York University Bachelor of Arts degree and a Seneca College diploma in one of four in-demand programs: CREATIVE ADVERTISING: Learn how to strategically plan and create effective advertising and marketing communications for both print and broadcast. BROADCAST JOURNALISM: Develop a high degree of competency and knowledge in radio, television and new media journalism skills. Research, critical thinking, media analysis, writing and performance skills are all emphasized. RADIO BROADCASTING: Gain essential skills in on-air presentation, scriptwriting and audio production to create and produce effective radio programming. TELEVISION BROADCASTING: Learn the visualization techniques, scriptwriting and audio/video production skills necessary to create and produce effective television programming. For more information and eligibility requirements, please speak to an admissions expert or an advisor.

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