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Introduction to Business BUSA 1005

Business Administration Course

International Fees

International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

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

Domestic fees

$510.65 - $551.93 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Winter 2024

Below are two offerings of BUSA 1005 for the Winter 2024 term.

CRN 41383

Duration

Wed Jan 03 - Sat Mar 23 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 41383
  • Domestic fees $537.32
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 03 - Mar 23 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Ian Winter

Course outline

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Domestic fees

$537.32

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. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. 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. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information. 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.

CRN 16420

Duration

Wed Jan 10 - Wed Mar 27 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 16420
  • Domestic fees $551.93
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 10 - Mar 27 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 Burnaby
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$551.93

Important information
  1. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  2. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  3. Students must attend the first day of class. HYBRID: This course will be offered 50% in person - on campus and 50% synchronously online. ***Please note that the first class will be held on campus*** The instructor will provide class details in the course outline.
Status

Cancelled

This course offering has been cancelled. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Spring/Summer 2024

Below is one offering of BUSA 1005 for the Spring/Summer 2024 term.

CRN 25983

Duration

Tue Apr 09 - Sat Jun 29 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 25983
  • Domestic fees $510.65
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 09 - Jun 29 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Ian Winter

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$510.65

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. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. 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

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

Related Programs

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

School of Business + Media

  1. Leadership
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  2. Media Techniques for Business
    Certificate Part-time

School of Health Sciences

  1. Advanced Safety Management
    Certificate Part-time
  2. Occupational Health and Safety Practitioners
    Associate Certificate Part-time

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