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Business Consulting Projects for Part-time Studies BUSA 4950

Business Administration Course

Course details

This is a course in the application of consulting skills and problem solving. The intent of the course is to provide students with a set of tools that will help them solve unstructured business problems using the skills and knowledge learned in the program in a real world setting.


  • Student must be enrolled in the Business Administration program, and must have maintained a 65% average, and must have program head approval to enter the course.





Course offerings

Winter 2023

Below is one offering of BUSA 4950 for the Winter 2023 term.

CRN 84646


Sat Jan 07 - Sat May 20 (14 weeks)

  • 14 weeks
  • CRN 84646
  • $1758.28
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 07 - May 20 N/A N/A Online
Jan 14 Sat 10:00 - 16:00 Burnaby SW01 Rm. 4076
Jan 28 Sat 10:00 - 16:00 Burnaby SW01 Rm. 4076
Feb 11 Sat 10:00 - 16:00 Burnaby SW01 Rm. 4076
Feb 25 - Mar 04 Sat 10:00 - 16:00 Burnaby SW01 Rm. 4076
Apr 15 Sat 09:30 - 12:00 Burnaby SW01 Rm. 4076

David Berrington

Course outline




Important information
  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. Registration is restricted to students enrolled in the Part-Time Business Administration Diploma Program. Student must have completed 90 credits of the program, with a 65% GPA to be considered. International students must obtain the “Co-op Visa” to take this course. Contact the International Student Centre at for more information. All registration must be approved through Pierre Matthee at or 604-451-6784. Requires Commitment to all dates, November 5, 19 2022 ( Pre-Class meeting 1000 - 1200) January 14, 28, February 11, 25, March 4, 2023 (Instructional class 1000 – 1600) and April 15, 2023 (Tune-up Workshop 0930 – 1200) and 10 weeks of on-site work with the client.

In Progress and Full

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Apply business knowledge to solve a management problem in an organization.
  • Introduce stages of consulting process.
  • Create a project plan using project planning tools.
  • Manage a complex project using appropriate tools such as GANNT and work breakdown charts.
  • Design and use primary research instruments; select and summarize secondary research.
  • Analyze data from all six functional areas of organization management using appropriate diagnostic tools to develop alternative solutions, and determine a recommendation for the given management problem.
  • Introduce change management tools and concepts.
  • Demonstrate effective client communication skills through written and oral presentations.
  • Apply teamwork and relationship management skills in working with external clients, supervisory faculty, your consulting team, and other stakeholders.

Effective as of Fall 2019

Related Programs

Business Consulting Projects for Part-time Studies (BUSA 4950) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. Business Administration (General Option)
    Diploma Part-time
  2. Business Administration (Global Studies Option)
    Diploma Part-time
  3. Business Administration (Human Resources Option)
    Diploma Part-time
  4. Business Administration (Management Option)
    Diploma Part-time
  5. Business Administration (Marketing Option)
    Diploma Part-time


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