Zachary Seguin

COMM Courses

COMM 101 – Introduction to Financial Markets

The course introduces students to the role of finance in the global economy and aims to develop students' understanding of the basic principles of financial decision-making.

COMM 102 – Introduction to Business 2

This course is a continuation of COMM 101, introducing students to the functional areas of business including: marketing, finance, production, and human resources. Students will also be introduced to major themes in international business.

COMM 103 – Principles of Economics

This course provides an introduction to the basic concepts and tools of micro and macro economic analysis of individuals, businesses, and government in the global world. Topics may include consumers, producers, market structures, national income accounting, unemployment, and inflation.

COMM 231 – Commercial and Business Law for Mathematics Students

The Judicial Process, Contract Law, Agency, Bankruptcy, Negotiable Instruments, Law of Banking, Insurance Law, Partnership Law, Company Law, Torts, Real Estate Law.

COMM 321 – Intermediate Accounting for Finance

This intermediate level accounting course will focus on the usage of financial information from a management perspective.

COMM 400 – Entrepreneurship, Technology and the Emerging Information Economy

A study of the spirit of entrepreneurship in the technology industry, opportunities emerging in the new information economy, and the implementation issues associated with starting an entrepreneurial venture in today's rapidly changing environment. Many of the concepts covered will also be applicable to careers in the technology industry or in information-based companies, where "intrapreneurship" is an emerging theme. Approximately one-half of the class time will involve guest lectures by entrepreneurs actively involved in the business community.

COMM 421 – Financial Statement Analysis

This advanced course in financial statement analysis provides a framework for using financial statement data in a variety of business analysis and valuation contexts.

COMM 431 – Project Management

This course will introduce students to approaches, techniques and terminology used in project management. In particular, students will learn project planning principles, product and process metrics, people and organizational issues, task allocation and scheduling, monitoring and control, change management, and methods for cost estimation and risk assessment. Students will also be introduced to current project management tools, and will manage their own term project.

COMM 432 – Electronic Business

This course will introduce students to approaches, techniques and terminology used in electronic business. Students will also study issues in disciplines related to electronic business. They will review a number of sites and identify efficient e-commerce analysis, design and development techniques. Students will be introduced to current electronic business tools and standards, and will construct their own simple electronic business site.

COMM 433 – Income Tax for Finance students

The course is designed to provide the student with broad overview of the Canadian income tax system as it relates to corporations and individuals. [Offered: F,S]