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Sustainable Business Industry Project BSUS 5190

Sustainable Business Course

Course details

In this course, students work with a small or medium-sized enterprise to produce a preliminary materiality assessment, stakeholder map, and recommendations for impact measurement and reporting. Students are responsible for sourcing a company to work with, getting approval for their choice from their advisor, and producing a final report and presentation to their client. Students complete this project course individually in consultation with a faculty advisor.


  • 50% in BSUS 5130 and 50% in BSUS 5140 and 50% in OPMT 5120 and 50% in BSUS 5210
  • Students must also be in their final term of the Sustainable Business Advanced Certificate to register in this project course.





Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2023

Below is one offering of BSUS 5190 for the Spring/Summer 2023 term.

CRN 68781


Thu Apr 13 - Thu Jun 29 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 68781
  • $893.64
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 13 - Apr 20 Thu 19:30 - 21:30 Online
Apr 13 - Jun 29 N/A N/A Online
May 18 Thu 19:30 - 21:30 Online
Jun 22 Thu 19:30 - 21:30 Online

Adrienne Petersohn

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.



Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  4. This course is reserved for students in the final term of the Sustainable Business Advanced Certificate. Email for a prerequisite check and permission to register. • This course uses a blend of asynchronous and synchronous online delivery. You must be able to attend the four synchronous online classes as listed. The remaining coursework will be completed asynchronously and via weekly one-on-one advisor meetings. • Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Correspond with a client in a professional manner.
  • Analyze data and communicate results.
  • Negotiate a project terms of reference.
  • Produce a preliminary materiality assessment for a small or medium-sized enterprise.
  • Create a stakeholder map for a small or medium-sized enterprise.
  • Make recommendations for effective impact measurement and reporting.
  • Communicate findings and recommendations in a formal report and presentation​.

Effective as of Fall 2022

Related Programs

Sustainable Business Industry Project (BSUS 5190) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. Sustainable Business
    Advanced Certificate Part-time


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