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Introduction to Business BUSA 1005

Business Administration Part-time Studies Course

Course details

Introduces the external forces in the business environment and the resulting implications for organizations. Examines the place of business in BC and Canada. Focus is on the issues arising from government policies, economics, ethics, social environment, forms of businesses, and the basic components of business operations.

Prerequisite(s)

  • No prerequisites are required for this course.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$478.43 - $488.49 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2022

Below is one offering of BUSA 1005 for the Spring/Summer 2022 term.

CRN 25983

Duration

Tue Apr 05 - Sat Jun 25 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 25983
  • $478.43
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 05 - Jun 25 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Ian Winter

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$478.43

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  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. Students must submit email address when registering. To be successful in our online courses, plan to spend 7-10 hours per course each week on your studies, starting Week 1. Our courses are paced and highly interactive with participation requirements weekly. Frequent contributions to asynchronous (not real time) online discussions is required to achieve a passing final grade. Is online learning for you? Please take a look at our FAQ pages www.bcit.ca/distance/faq.shtml and www.bcit.ca/distance/foryou.shtml
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Fall 2022

Below is one offering of BUSA 1005 for the Fall 2022 term.

CRN 31638

Duration

Tue Sep 06 - Sat Nov 26 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 31638
  • $488.49
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 06 - Nov 26 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Ian Winter

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$488.49

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  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. Students must submit e-mail address when registering. To be successful in our online courses, plan to spend 7-10 hours per course each week on your studies, starting Week 1. Our courses are paced and highly interactive with participation requirements weekly. This online course is NOT self-paced. You must have an e-mail address and access to a computer capable of downloading basic documents. You are not required to be online at a specific time of the day; however you are required to submit all assignments on their due dates.
Status

Learning Outcomes

The participants will gain an understanding of the interdependence between businesses and organizations and their environment (ex. political, economic, and social). The participants will understand the basic forms of business and the benefits of the different structures. A general overview will be gained of the basic components of most organizations and their functions.

Effective as of Fall 2003

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Introduction to Business (BUSA 1005) is offered as a part of the following programs:

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    Certificate Part-time

School of Health Sciences

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    Certificate Part-time/Distance & Online Learning
  2. Occupational Health and Safety Practitioners
    Associate Certificate Part-time/Distance & Online Learning

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