This course introduces the area of management for the manufacturing sector, with a future-oriented focus. It is intended to provide a baseline understanding of the role that manufacturing plays in the Canadian economy as a whole, to identify the key principles of managerial economics that drive executive decision-making in the manufacturing sector, to understand recent trends in Canadian manufacturing, and to explore the opportunities for revitalizing Canada’s manufacturing sector through the combined leadership of industry, government, and post-secondary institutions of higher learning.
Reading 6: Minister of Industry. (2014). Seizing Canada’s moment: Moving forward in science, technology and innovation 2014 (Catalogue No. Iu37-4/1-2014E-PDF). Ottawa: Author. Retrieved from https://www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/icgc.nsf/vwapj/Seizing_Moment_ST_I-Report-2014-eng.pdf/$file/Seizing_Moment_ST_I-Report-2014-eng.pdf