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Management and Organizational Studies

Whether you enjoy crunching numbers or contemplating economic theories, combining solid business training with social sciences equips you for any number of careers and provides you with the valuable skills most sought after in the workplace. Management and Organizational Studies (MOS) at Huron offers you a variety of courses and modules to pursue in the areas of accounting, finance, business administration, management, organizational studies, policy and ethics. The BMOS degree provides a stepping-stone to post-graduate professional designations, such as CPA and CFA, and good preparation for a wide variety of business careers.

MANAGEMENT AND ORGANIZATIONAL STUDIES (MOS) BROCHURE

Alumni Stories

Huron develops Leaders with Heart. These individuals are positioned to achieve exceptional professional success, but who remain committed to conducting themselves in ways that take into mind the needs of others and aim to benefit humanity – rather than just their pocketbooks. Our MOS grads demonstrate an extraordinary dedication to the principles that define Leadership with Heart, and we couldn’t be more proud of their ability to lead international empires, while also supporting vibrant communities and better futures.

Learn more about our MOS alumni and see how studying business at Huron can get you there.

  • My colleagues and leadership team ensured I had the opportunities to make meaningful contributions to our work environment, and the company more broadly.
    Kristen Kodric
    Young Alumna
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  • Huron’s MOS program gives you the opportunity to learn a lot about different industries and potential career options before you commit to a specialization. From course work through to seeking employment, you have close connections to your professors so they support you every step of the way.
    Nic Gil
    BMOS, Accounting, Class of 2018
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  • Huron students are motivated by our Liberal Arts perspectives, and we're going to take them in different directions to create a better world.
    Annika Lui
    Venture for Canada Fellow
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HONORS SPECIALIZATION
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Management and Organizational Studies

The Major in Management and Organizational Studies is for students who want to achieve competency in the basic business disciplines and pursue another area of study in the arts or social sciences.  Must be combined with a second non-MOS Major in an honors degree.

Learn more about the Management and Organizational Studies major.

Organizational Studies, Policy, and Ethics

The Honors Specialization and Specialization in Organizational Studies, Policy, and Ethics are unique to Huron.  These programs combine a study of the basic business disciplines with study of the broader contexts for contemporary business practices in the fields of law, politics, governance and ethics.

Learn more about the following programs offered in Organizational Studies, Policy, and Ethics:

Honors Specialization
Specialization

Finance and Administration

The Honors Specialization and Specialization in Finance and Administration are for students interested in a career in the financial sector.  Study markets, trade and financial decision-making, with an emphasis on the economic principles driving them.

Learn more about the following programs offered in Finance and Administration:

Honors Specialization
Specialization

Accounting

The Major in Accounting is for students who want to lay the groundwork for future accountancy studies yet pursue another subject interest.  Must be combined with a second non-MOS Major in an Honors degree.

Learn more about the following programs offered in Accounting:

Honors Specialization
Specialization
Major

Professors

Our strength stems from our small size, the tremendous drive for success of our students and the personal commitment of our faculty. Huron’s MOS professors are not only seasoned educators, but the majority can contribute significant real-world experience to their classroom environments. Students will have the opportunity to study under, work and research with industry leaders who have connections to leverage and advice to give that may make the key difference in the success of your career.

Management and Organizational Studies (MOS) Department

Tenure-stream

  • Dr. Bill Irwin,  Chair, Associate Professor, 519.438.7224 ext. 614, Rm A2A, birwin6@huron.uwo.ca
  • Jan Klakurka,  Associate Professor, 519.438.7224 ext. 263, Rm A2C, jklakurk@huron.uwo.ca (On Sabbatical July 1, 2021 – June 30, 2022)
  • Dr. Matthew Maxwell-Smith, Assistant Professor, 519.438.7224 ext. 231, Rm A120, mmaxwel3@huron.uwo.ca
  • Dr. Srikanth Ramani, Assistant Professor, 519.4378.7224, ext. 231, Rm A2B, sramani3@huron.uwo.ca
  • Vicki Sweeney, Associate Dean (Faculty of Arts and Social Science) and Assistant Professor, 519.438.7224 ext. 367, Rm A110, vsweeney@huron.uwo.ca
  • Dr. Aria Teimourzadeh, Assistant Professor, 519.438.7224, ext. 231, Rm A2D, ateimour@huron.uwo.ca

Program Sessional and Per Course Instructors 

Professor Emeriti

Management and Organizational Studies Courses

2021 - 2022 Courses
CourseInstructorView Course Outlines
BUS 1220E – Intro to BusinessMiller550 / 554
BUS 1220E – Intro to BusinessBloomfield551 / 552  / 553
BUS 2257 – Accounting & Business AnalysisMiller550 / 552 / 554
BUS 2257 – Accounting & Business AnalysisBloomfield551
BUS 2257 – Accounting & Business AnalysisSweeney553

 

CourseInstructorView Course Outlines
MOS 2155A – Organizational Human RelationsMiller550
MOS 2181A – Organizational Behaviour

MOS 2181B – Organizational Behaviour

Chambers

Department

550  / 551 / 552

550/551/552

MOS 2182F – Equity, Diversity & Inclusion

MOS 2182G – Equity, Diversity & Inclusion

Zinaty

Zinaty

550

550

MOS 2198B – SEL TOPICS-Business IntelligenceTeimourzadeh550
MOS 2242A – StatisticsRamani550
MOS 2242A – StatisticsTeimourzadeh551
MOS 2242B – StatisticsRamani550
MOS 2275A – Business LawKeller550
MOS 2275B – Business LawKeller550 / 551
MOS 2277B – Personal Financial PlanningShuja/Hawn550 / 551
MOS 2299F – SEL TOPICS-Professional CommunicationsChambers550
MOS 3310A – Finance for MOSRamani550
MOS 3310A – Finance for MOSDawson551
MOS 3310B – Finance for MOSRamani550
MOS 3316B – Investment ManagementMcKeon550
MOS 3320A – Marketing for MOSGault550
MOS 3320A – Marketing for MOSMaxwell-Smith551
MOS 3320B – Marketing for MOSGault550
MOS 3321G – Consumer BehaviorMaxwell-Smith550
MOS 3330A – Operations ManagementTeimourzadeh550
MOS 3330B – Operations ManagementBorja550
MOS 3331A – Project ManagementMalcomson550
MOS 3353G – Business-Government RelationsGraham550
MOS 3360A – Intermediate Accounting IShuja550
MOS 3361B – Intermediate Accounting IIShuja550
MOS 3362B – Intro to Taxation in CanadaShuja550
MOS 3363A – Intro to AuditingShuja550
MOS 3363B – Intro to AuditingShuja550
MOS 3370A – Management AccountingDawson550
MOS 3370B – Management AccountingDawson550
MOS 3385B – Essentials of HR for Non HR StudentsHarvey550
MOS 3388A – Organizational GovernanceIrwin / Graham550
MOS 3398A – SEL TOPICS-Intro to Data ScienceTeimourzadeh550
MOS 3398A – SEL TOPICS-Sustainability MarketingMaxwell-Smith551
MOS 3398B – SEL TOPICS-Integrated Marketing CommunicationsMaxwell-Smith550
MOS 4310B – Advanced Corporate FinanceRamani550
MOS 4410A -Strategic ManagementSnowdon550
MOS 4410B – Strategic ManagementSnowdon550
MOS 4462A – Advanced ISS in Canadian TaxationShuja550
MOS 4465A – Advanced AccountingDawson550
MOS 4471B – Management Control SystemsDawson550
MOS 4488B – Management and Org. ConsultingIrwin550
MOS 4489F – Strategic Foresight and FuturingGreyson550
MOS 4315B –  SEL TOPICS-Investing Strategies & Behavioral FinanceHuggins550

 

Mathematics CoursesInstructorView Course Outline(s)
Math 0110A 550Mollahajiaghaei550
Math 1225B 550 / 551Mollahajiaghaei550 / 551
Math 1225B 552Palaisti552
Math 1228A 550 / 551Palaisti550 / 551
Math 1228B 550Palaisti550
Math 1229A 550 / 551Mollahajiaghaei550 / 551
Math 1229A 552Palaisti552
Math 1229A 553Mollahajiaghaei553
Math 1229B 550Palaisti550
Math 1229B 550Mollahajiaghaei551
2020 - 2021 Courses
CourseInstructorView Course Outline
BUS 1220E – Introduction to BusinessMiller550
BUS 1220E – Introduction to BusinessBloomfield551
BUS 1220E – Introduction to BusinessMiller552
BUS 1220E – Introduction to BusinessBloomfield553
BUS 1220E – Introduction to BusinessMiller554

 

CourseInstructorView Course Outline
BUS 2257 – Accounting & Business Analysis IBloomfield550
BUS 2257 – Accounting & Business Analysis ISweeney551
BUS 2257– Accounting & Business Analysis ISweeney552
MOS 2155A – Organizational Behaviour & Human RelationsMaxwell-Smith550
MOS 2181A – Organizational BehaviourSnowdon550 
MOS 2181B – Organizational BehaviourSnowdon550
MOS 2181B – Organizational Behaviour 

 

Snowdon551 / 552
MOS 2182F – Equity, Diversity & InclusionSnowdon550
MOS 2198B – SEL TOPICS – Intro to Data ScienceTeimourzadeh550
MOS 2242A – StatisticsRamani550
MOS 2242B – StatisticsTeimourzadeh550
MOS 2275A – Business Law IKeller550
MOS 2275B – Business Law IKeller550
MOS 2275B – Business Law 1Keller551
MOS 2277B – Personal Financial PlanningShuja550

 

CourseInstructorView Course Outline
MOS 3310A – Finance for MOSRamani550
MOS 3310A – Finance for MOSDawson551
MOS 3310B – Finance for MOSRamani550
MOS 3316B – Investment ManagementMcKeon550
MOS 3320A – Marketing for MOSGault550
MOS 3320A – Marketing for MOSMaxwell-Smith551
MOS 3320B – Marketing for MOSMaxwell-Smith550
MOS 3321G – Consumer BehaviourMaxwell-Smith550
MOS 3330A – Operations ManagementTeimourzadeh550
MOS 3330B – Operations ManagementNaranjo Holguin550
MOS 3331A – Project ManagementMalcomson550
MOS 3353G – Business & Government RelationsGraham550
MOS 3360A – Intermediate Accounting IShuja550
MOS 3361B – Intermediate Accounting IIShuja550
MOS 3362B – Introduction to Taxation in CanadaShuja550
MOS 3363A – Introduction to AuditingShuja550
MOS 3370A – Management AccountingDawson550
MOS 3370B – Management AccountingDawson550
MOS 3385B – Essentials of HR for Non-HR StudentsFaucher550
MOS 3388A – Organizational GovernanceKlakurka550
MOS 3398A – SEL TOPICS – Business IntelligenceTeimourzadeh550
CourseInstructorView Course Outline
MOS 4310B – Advanced Corporate FinanceRamani550
MOS 4410A – Strategic ManagementKlakurka550
MOS 4410B – Strategic ManagementKlakurka550
MOS 4462A – Adv ISS in Canadian TaxationShuja550
MOS 4465A – Advanced AccountingDawson550
MOS 4471B – Management Control SystemsDawson550
MOS 4488B – Management & Organizational ConsultingSnowdon550
MOS 4489F – Strategic Foresight & FuturingKlakurka550
MOS 4498B – SEL TOPICS – Value Investing & Behavioral Finance 

 

 

Huggins

Ramani

550

551

2019 - 2020 Courses
BUS 1220E – Introduction to BusinessMiller550 / 551 / 554 
BUS 1220E – Introduction to Business 

 

Bloomfield 552 / 553

 

BUS 2257 – Accounting and Business Analysis 

 

 

 

Sweeney

 

550 / 551 / 552 
MOS 2155A – Organizational Human RelationsMaxwell-Smith550
MOS 2155B – Organizational Human Relations550 
MOS 2181A – Organizational Behaviour550 
MOS 2181B – Organizational Behaviour

 

 

 

Kotsopoulos

 

550 / 551

 

MOS 2198B  Selected Topics – Intro to Data ManagementDavis550 
MOS 2242A – Statistics for Management and Organizational StudiesGault550 
MOS 2242B – Statistics for Management and Organizational StudiesRamani550
MOS 2275A – Business Law IKeller550 
MOS 2275B – Business Law I 

 

Keller550 / 551
MOS 2277A – Personal Financial PlanningRamani550
MOS 2298A – Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in Organizations550 
MOS 2299F – Selected Topics – Professional CommunicationsIrwin550 

 

MOS 3310A – Finance for Management
and Organizational Studies
 

 

 

Ramani

 

 

550 / 551 

 

MOS 3310B – Finance for Management and Organizational StudiesRamani550 
MOS 3316B – Investment ManagementMcKeon550 
MOS 3320A – Marketing for Management and Organizational StudiesGault550 
MOS 3320B – Marketing for Management and Organizational StudiesMaxwell-Smith550 
MOS 3321G – Consumer Behavior

MOS 3321 has been rescheduled to the Winter 2019-2020 school term and is open for enrollment. Priority to 3rd- and 4th-YR BMOS students who have completed or are currently taking MOS 2320/3320.

Maxwell-Smith550 
MOS 3330A – Operations ManagementGault550
MOS 3353G – Bus-Gov Relations: A Contemporary Policy PerspectiveIrwin550 
MOS 3360A – Intermediate Accounting IShuja550
MOS 3361B – Intermediate Accounting IIShuja550
MOS 3362B – Introduction to Taxation in CanadaShuja550
MOS 3363B – Introduction to AuditingShuja550
MOS 3370A – Management AccountingDawson550 
MOS 3370B – Management AccountingDawson550
MOS 3385B – Essentials of Human Resources for Non HR StudentsFaucher550
MOS 3388A –  Organizational GovernanceKlakurka550 
MOS 3398A – Selected Topics: Project ManagementIrwin550  
MOS 3398B – Selected Topics: Project Management – Value Investing and Behavorial FinanceHuggins550 
MOS 4310B – Advanced Corporate FinanceRamani550
MOS 4410A – Strategic Management for MOSKlakurka550
MOS 4462A – Advanced Issues in Canadian TaxationShuja550
MOS 4465A – Advanced AccountingDawson550
MOS 4471B – Management Control SystemsDawson550
MOS 4488B – Management and Organizational ConsultingIrwin550
MOS 4489F – Strategic Foresight and FuturingKlakurka550
MOS 4498B – Independent Study550
2018 - 2019 Courses

1000 Level Courses

BUS 1220E – Introduction to BusinessBloomfield550/551/552 CO / 553 CO

2000 Level Courses

BUS 2257 – Accounting and Business Analysis
MOS 2155A/B – Human Relations in the OrganizationView course outline
MOS 2181A – Organizational BehaviourView course outline
MOS 2242A – Statistics for Management and Organizational StudiesGaultView course outline
MOS 2275A/B – Business Law IKellerFall course outline

3000-4999 Level Courses

MOS 3310A – Finance for MOSDawsonView course outline
MOS 3316B – Investment ManagementMcKeonView course outline
MOS 3320A/B – Marketing for MOSChen-BendleFall course outline
MOS 3330A – Operations ManagementIrwin/KlakurkaView course outline
MOS 3353G – Bus-Gov Relations: A Contemporary Policy PerspectiveIrwinView course outline
MOS 3360A – Intermediate Accounting IShujaView course outline
MOS 3361B – Intermediate Accounting IIShujaView course outline
MOS 3362B – Introduction to Taxation in CanadaShujaView course outline
MOS 3363B – Introduction to AuditingShujaView course outline
MOS 3370A/B – Management
Accounting: Cost
Sweeney/DawsonFall course outline
MOS 3385B – Essentials of Human Resources for Non HR StudentsIrwinView course outline
MOS 3398A/B – Organizational GovernanceKlakurka/HugginsFall CO  Winter CO
MOS 4310B – Advanced Corporate FinanceDawsonView course outline
MOS 4410B – Strategic Management for MOSKlakurkaView course outline
MOS 4462A – Advanced Issues in Canadian TaxationShujaView course outline
MOS 4465A – Advanced AccountingDawsonView course outline
MOS 4471B – Management Control SystemsDawsonView course outline
MOS 4488A – Management and Organizational ConsultingIrwinIndependent Study

 

Management and Organizational Studies Careers

Don’t pigeonhole yourself into a singular career. Gain the skills you need to Lead with Heart, no matter where your interests and talents take you. The broad range of skills you will acquire in Management and Organizational Studies can lead to just about any career, inside or outside the business world.

Where will a degree in Management & Organizational Studies take you?
  • Accounting Professionals (CPA)
  • Banking/Finance
  • Business Consultant
  • Financial Analyst (CFA)
  • Financial Planner
  • Economist
  • Entrepreneur
  • Marketing/Sales/Market Research
  • Logistics
  • Project Management
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  • The two greatest influences on Dr. Irwin’s personal approach to teaching are John Dewey and his focus on community, democracy and the engaged citizen, and Paulo Freire and his advocacy of critical pedagogy as a means of understanding how hegemony works, how oppression occurs and using education to resist oppression and engage agency.
    Bill Irwin, PhD
    Chair, Associate Professor, Management and Organizational Studies, Governance, Leadership and Ethics
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  • Since the majority of the students in my course are beginning their post-secondary journey, my focus is on developing their ability to not only think critically, but also to have the confidence to communicate those insights effectively.
    Richie Bloomfield, MBA
    Lecturer, Management & Organizational Studies
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  • Finance is integrated in almost all aspects of our lives. My philosophy is to help students learn about the complexities of this subject and gain valuable skills, which will enhance their personal and professional lives, in the process.
    Srikanth Ramani
    Assistant Professor, Finance
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  • A major theme of my teaching and research focuses on how and why people pursue or neglect ethical, healthy, or environmentally-sustainable lifestyle choices.
    Matthew Maxwell-Smith, PhD
    ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN MARKETING AND SUSTAINABILITY, Management and Organizational Studies
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  • My teaching aims to instil in my students behaviours that will help them excel in the workplace: engagement, leadership, communication, and collaboration. I can also (hopefully) make accounting fun.
    Vicki Sweeney MBA, CPA, CMA
    Associate Dean, FASS, Assistant Professor, BMOS
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  • My philosophy is to assist students in their development of professional judgment for management through breadth and depth of understanding of theories and how organizations work “in the real world.
    Jan Klakurka, C.Dir., CPA, CA, MBA, CMC, APF
    Associate Professor, Management and Organizational Studies,
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