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Producing a Data-Driven Impact Report BSUS 5350

Sustainable Business 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

​Improving the environmental, social, governance, and financial performance of any organization requires data, and this data must be shared with relevant internal and external stakeholders in a meaningful and transparent way. In this course, students apply their learning from FMGT 5330: Impact Measurement and Reporting and complete a case study to produce an impact report. In this case study, students apply leading practices in impact reporting including applying relevant reporting standards and frameworks and gathering data to inform double materiality and KPI reporting. ​

Prerequisite(s)

Credits

3.0

Domestic fees

$755.12

Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2024

Below is one offering of BSUS 5350 for the Spring/Summer 2024 term.

CRN 69321

Duration

Tue Apr 09 - Tue Jun 25 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 69321
  • Domestic fees $755.12
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 09 - Jun 25 Tue 19:30 - 21:20 Downtown DTC Rm. 483
Apr 09 - Jun 25 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Lisa Ricci

Course outline

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Domestic fees

$755.12

Important information
  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  3. Reserved for students registered in BCIT’s Sustainable Business or BBA programs who have completed the necessary prerequisite (FMGT 5330). Please email sbl@bcit.ca to request prerequisite check and approval to register
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Evaluate and apply appropriate sustainability and impact reporting frameworks and standards used in various industries and business contexts
  • Prioritize stakeholder perspectives to determine material environmental, social, and governance (ESG) impacts
  • Assess material issues and identify risks and opportunities using double materiality, i.e. both sustainability issues' impact on the organization (outside-in) and the organization's impact on society and the environment (inside-out)
  • Identify baselines and develop key performance indicators (KPIs) that address material issues
  • Apply appropriate techniques to gather data, including stakeholder requirements and reporting requirements
  • Evaluate information gaps and potential corresponding solutions when gathering qualitative and quantitative data
  • Produce an impact report that is tailored to an organization's sector, size, and relevant stakeholders
  • Develop and deliver written, oral, and visual presentations tailored to the intended audience​

Effective as of Winter 2024

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