David Yuk

Instructor, Faculty of Extension - Management & Leadership


Instructor, Faculty of Extension - Management & Leadership
Enterprise Square
10230 Jasper Ave.
Edmonton AB
T5J 4P6


EXBA 5687 - Business and Strategy Analysis

Business Analysis helps organizations solve problems and capitalize on opportunities by assessing the potential value of solutions, facilitating their implementation, and evaluating their performance. This course explores the various ways to apply business analysis within organizations and how to strategically identify, assess and select which potential changes should be pursued. Students learn how to develop a business case that includes relevant information for executives to be able to make informed decisions.

Continuing Ed Fall 2020
EXBA 5688 - Requirements Elicitation and Management

Defining good requirements is critical to implementing successful changes. Requirements are used to establish and maintain the scope of a change. Requirements are based on stakeholder needs and are elicited through ongoing interaction with stakeholders. This course focuses on techniques for eliciting requirements, as well as exploring methods for clearly documenting requirements so that they can be verified and validated. Students learn how to develop a requirements elicitation plan and prepare requirements documentation.

Continuing Ed Fall 2020
EXBA 5689 - Analyzing Processes, Information and People

This course will explore various analysis and modelling techniques to better understand the requirements associated with people, processes, and information elements in a business context. Basic business modelling tools such as organization models, workflow models and swim-lane diagrams are used to explore solution requirements. UML models (use cases, state and sequence diagrams) extend the solution requirements and establish the context for solution design. Principles of data and data analysis are introduced. Various methodologies are used to set a framework for analysis.

Continuing Ed Fall 2020 Continuing Ed Winter 2021
EXBA 5690 - Communication Success Factors

Effective communication is essential to successful change. Being able to understand others, provide clear information and influence without authority ensuring the ability to navigate personalities and politics. This course identifies the key elements of communication and how to leverage various delivery channels and methods to ensure messaging is received and understood. Students will also learn approaches to negotiation and how to build high performance teams, while identifying and addressing risks that arise as you prepare for and implement a change.

Continuing Ed Fall 2020
EXBA 5691 - Solution Design and Quality Assurance

Great solutions address the needs of their intended users through good design. This course provides an overview of design thinking and how Business Analysts are involved in the solution design process. Students will learn how to create effective and compelling interfaces, and to develop solutions for managing data. Students will also understand how to define and assess the quality of a solution and how to create quality assurance processes.

Continuing Ed Winter 2021
EXBA 5692 - Solution Deployment and Evaluation

Successful implementations provide solutions efficiently and achieve expected outcomes with minimal business disruption. This course explores factors for successful deployment and evaluation of both large and small solutions and the role Business Analysts play. Students will learn about solution transition planning, execution, post-project actions, and benefits tracking. Students will also investigate the critical link between solution evaluation and strategy analysis to complete the business analysis life cycle.

Continuing Ed Winter 2021
EXGEN 5378 - Analytics Models for Business Decisions

Explore the use of analytical methods in management problem-solving, highlighting organizational and contextual issues. Construct an analytical model of a problem that can be manipulated or solved to identify a decision that yields the best outcome, according to one or more carefully defined criteria. The challenges of communicating and implementing results in an organizational context may also be explored through mini-cases and illustrations.

Continuing Ed Summer 2020 Continuing Ed Fall 2020 Continuing Ed Winter 2021
EXGEN 5379 - Introduction to Big Data Analytics

Gain an overview of big data, the state of the practice in analytics and the analytics lifecycle as an end-to-end process. Focus on the key roles of a successful analytic project. Topics may include: the main phases of the lifecycle; and developing core deliverables to stakeholders.

Continuing Ed Summer 2020 Continuing Ed Fall 2020 Continuing Ed Winter 2021
EXGEN 5448 - Business Process Mapping

Business process mapping is a critical activity for creating information required to enable effective performance analysis and improvement. This course will introduce the practical skills needed to map, document, assess, and reformulate business processes. Through interactive discussion and hands-on exercises, participants may gain an understanding of process mapping applications in business process management and tools and skills for conducting business process discovery, analysis and design. Students are encouraged to utilize their own process examples for in-class exercises

Continuing Ed Fall 2020 Continuing Ed Winter 2021
EXLDR 5622 - Leading Teams

Leading people and teams acknowledges the vital role of others in the leadership relationship. Topics may include: performance management; introductory coaching and mentoring; developing talent; and building trust and resiliency.

Continuing Ed Winter 2021
EXMGT 5427 - Project Management Essentials

Project management has become a critical skill in every work place. Managers need to know the tools, techniques and have the knowledge to handle projects and deliver successful outcomes. Learn the basics to help you plan, execute, and control project management activities. This is an introductory project management course. We will explore successful projects and why projects that seemingly follow all the necessary rigor and methodology fail. In the end, students will leave with an enhanced ability to plan, execute and control their project management activities.

Continuing Ed Fall 2020
EXMGT 5439 - Managing Organizational Change

A well-managed change helps move an organization into the new way quickly, with wide-acceptance by people and minimal disruption. Examine the change process and tools and techniques to manage organizational change. Through reflection on past experience, you will examine key concepts of change and how to utilize a structured method to approach, plan and sustain a change program.

Continuing Ed Summer 2020 Continuing Ed Fall 2020 Continuing Ed Winter 2021
EXMGT 5440 - Managing People Through Change

Real Change depends on people being willing to embrace the shift to a new way. the path may not be easy. Through examination of the elements, active leaders can determine productive ways to support their teams to achieve the necessary transition to the future state.

Continuing Ed Summer 2020 Continuing Ed Fall 2020 Continuing Ed Winter 2021
EXMGT 5443 - Project Management: Risk and Resourcing

Risk management and resource planning are key elements in the successful completion of a project. The processes and activities necessary to manage risk, a detailed understanding of the increased importance of project procurement, and the core concepts, as well as tools and practices, to be employed for effective project human resource management will be studied in this two-day seminar. Using an applicable case study, the concepts learned in the classroom can be immediately applied to your real-life project.

Continuing Ed Fall 2020 Continuing Ed Winter 2021
EXMGT 5444 - Project Management: From Communication to Closure

This seminar has been designed to give new and experienced project managers and project team members the essential tools they need to deliver successful projects. You will acquire the skills, tools and practices necessary, through the use of a real-life case study, for successful project communication, measuring project progress, project close out and transition to operations.

Continuing Ed Winter 2021
EXMGT 5447 - Business Analytics for Managers

Knowing how to extract real business value from the data generated by your organization is a valuable tool for all managers. Topics may include: foundational information on what is meant by analytics; the various types of analytics - descriptive, predictive and prescriptive; moving from business intelligence to business analytics; theories and trends in data analytics; and the latest best practices and tools available in business analytics, including their advantages and disadvantages.

Continuing Ed Summer 2020 Continuing Ed Fall 2020 Continuing Ed Winter 2021
EXSDP 5313 - Supervisory Facilitation and Presentation Skills

People who present their ideas clearly and facilitate groups effectively are able to influence positive results for themselves, their teams, and their organizations. This workshop will help participants become impactful presenters, skilled facilitators, and effective meeting leaders. Different learning styles, experiential activities, as well as practical tools and techniques for presenting and facilitating in a variety of situations, will all be explored. Completion of EXSDP 5310 is strongly recommended prior to taking this course.

Continuing Ed Fall 2020
EXSDP 5317 - Supervisory Summation

This workshop will review and summarize the content of the Supervisory Development Citation Program and bring the entire body of knowledge together. Using case studies, group presentations and interactions, participants will have the opportunity to share the practical benefits, strategies and techniques gained through the program. Through facilitated discussion, participants will also be introduced to emerging trends and new workplace practices. Prerequisites: EXSDP 5310, 5311, 5312, 5313, 5314 and (5315 or 5316 or 5318)

Continuing Ed Fall 2020 Continuing Ed Winter 2021
EXSDP 5318 - Employee Relations

A core skill set for supervisors includes being able to understand the Canadian workplace, trends around labour and management, rights of employer/employee and the responsibilities of the supervisors as they relate to their staff. Completion of EXSDP 5310 is strongly recommended.

Continuing Ed Fall 2020 Continuing Ed Winter 2021

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