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Organizational Behaviour in Construction Industry BLDT 1091

Construction Operations/Supervision Course

Course details

Introduces basic concepts of organizational behaviour that can be used to improve efficiency and effectiveness in the construction industry. Topics include perception, personality, and emotions; individual values and attitudes; motivation; teamwork; communication; power and politics; leadership; and organizational culture. Emphasis will be placed on learning through in-class team building exercises, discussions, and the study of relevant examples.


  • No prerequisites are required for this course.




$557.80 - $571.11 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2023

Below is one offering of BLDT 1091 for the Spring/Summer 2023 term.

CRN 58783


Tue Apr 11 - Tue Jun 27 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 58783
  • $557.80
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 11 - Jun 27 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 Burnaby NE01 Rm. 403

Laura Browne

Course outline




Important information
  1. instructions for accessing this course will be sent 1 week before start date Also check your email

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Fall 2023

Below is one offering of BLDT 1091 for the Fall 2023 term.

CRN 35701


Tue Sep 05 - Tue Nov 21 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 35701
  • $571.11
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 05 - Nov 21 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 Burnaby


Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.



Important information
  1. NO CLASS ON OCT 2ND OR 9TH OR ON NOV 113TH - STAT HOLIDAYS no vacation requests - no extensions except for documented medical reasons - please see Course outline Also check BCIT.CA main web page for updates and also check your email . prior to first class

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Define key terms and identify significant concepts in the study of organization behaviour.
  • Analyze organizations within the construction industry and apply significant theories and models of organizational behaviour to the study of these organizations.
  • Identify strategies to improve performance, satisfaction, cooperation, motivation, communication, conflict management, and leadership.
  • Integrate organizational behaviour knowledge and skills from course work, various media, and experiences to improve team work skills in the construction industry.

Effective as of Fall 2008

Related Programs

Organizational Behaviour in Construction Industry (BLDT 1091) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Construction Operations
    Associate Certificate Part-time


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