ADM 1113


Business Administration

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Course No. and Title:

ADM 1113 Administration

Credit Value:

Three (3) credit hours

Benefits of the course

  • This introductory course will explore and answer the question, ”What is business?”
  • Students will have a broader understanding of general business topics.
  • Students will learn by applying textbook readings to online research by finding relevant news stories. This will enhance understanding of specific business topics. 
Course Description:

The purpose of this course is to introduce the process of administration and the functional components of profit oriented organizations. It will consider the general environmental framework of management as well as distinctive features of Canadian business. To achieve this goal, students will be required to research online business news articles from the Canadian press and submit answers to relevant end of chapter business topics. By the end of the course, students should have acquired a broader understanding of general business topics.

Prerequisite: There are no specific courses required as a prerequisite to take this course.
Course Instructor:

Assad David, Faculty of Business Administration
The University of New Brunswick, Fredericton Campus
Fredericton N.B.  
Phone: 506-458-7340

Course Format:

The course is composed of reading 9 chapters from an assigned textbook and preparing 3 assignments scheduled during the course which will relate to relevant chapter topics. It is important to follow the course schedule and complete each set of chapter readings and end of chapter tests, prior to submitting the research assignments. A final exam will be required at the end of the course after all the end of chapter tests and assignments have been completed in sequence.  

Course Texts:

Customized Business Edition 1 taken from:

R.J. Ebert, R.W.Griffin, F.A. Starke and G. Dracopolous, Business Essentials, Eighth Canadian Edition. Toronto: Pearson Canada.

Textbooks can be ordered from the UNB Fredericton bookstore: 506.453.4664
Please quote the following when ordering ISBN 10: 132342296X


Assignments & Examinations:
(9) End of Chapter Tests 30%
(3) Assignments @ 10% each 30%
Final exam (online) 40%
Total Marks


  • End of Chapter tests will be online with 20 multiple choice questions
  • Final Exam will be online, comprehensive and closed book

All mid-term exams and final exams for online courses will be invigilated at an approved time and location. Please refer to the Online Exam Request Form to book.

Time Limit: Six months from the student registration date. All course exams and/or assignments must be completed by the designated end date of your course

Online courses are subject to an additional $100 non-refundable online fee per course. Fees are subject to change by the Board of Governors.
More information on fees for this course.

Methods of Payment:

Once you complete the Apply Now form below, please send payment. Methods of payment accepted:
Cash (Do not send in the mail. Please deliver to the College of Extended Learning, 2nd Level, Wu Centre, UNB Fredericton Campus)
Cheque or money order (Mail to UNB College of Extended Learning, PO Box 4400, Fredericton, New Brunswick, E3B 5A3)
MasterCard / VISA / American Express (Please call the College of Extended Learning at 1-866-599-4646  or 506 453-4646 with your credit card number, expiry date, and the name as it appears on the card. Please do not send credit card information via email).

Apply Now!
If you have previously registered in this online course and wish to register again, please contact us at 453-4646 to complete the registration process.