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Sustainability Management Systems for Business Leaders OPMT 5310

Operations Management 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

Consumers, regulatory agenies, NGO's and employees are increasingly demanding hange change in the operational impact of the business and orginizations they choose to partner with. This course identifies the key requirements of a Sustainability Management System using standards such as as ISQ 14001 Environmental Management Systems, ISO 26000 Social Responsibilty, the SDG Impact Standards for Enterprises, and B Corporation (BCorp), as well as area and subject specific standards. Students investigate the critical elements of a management system and how they can be used to manage and improve the positive environmental and social impact of an organization.

Prerequisite(s)

Credits

3.0

Domestic fees

$755.12

Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2024

Below is one offering of OPMT 5310 for the Spring/Summer 2024 term.

CRN 67220

Duration

Tue Apr 09 - Tue Jun 25 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 67220
  • 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 17:30 - 19:20 Downtown DTC Rm. 483
Apr 09 - Jun 25 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Mary Ho

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. o Reserved for students registered in BCIT’s Sustainable Business or BBA programs who have completed the necessary prerequisite (OPMT 5120). 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, the student will be able to:

  • Define the requirements of a good sustainability management system
  • Compare the various approaches to standardization
  • Describe the common elements of implementation
  • Describe the verification process necessary to be certified
  • Assess the gap between the current performance of an organization and the ISO and BCorp standards
  • Describe how subject and area focused standards can be integrated into an overall management system
  • Illustrate the role of measurement in a sustainability management system
  • Evaluate the operational and structural changes required to close social and environmental performance gaps
  • Apply the ISO and BCorp standards to improve sustainability performance
  • Design a sustainability management system to ensure standard compliance and business performance improvement

Effective as of Fall 2020

Related Programs

Sustainability Management Systems for Business Leaders (OPMT 5310) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. Bachelor of Business Administration
    Bachelor of Business Administration Full-time/Part-time
  2. Sustainable Business
    Advanced Certificate Part-time
  3. Sustainable Business Leadership
    Advanced Diploma Full-time
  4. Sustainable Business Leadership
    Advanced Diploma Part-time

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