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Sustainable Business Leadership: Skills and Values BSUS 5130

Sustainable Business Course

International Fees

International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

Sustainable business leaders must be self-reflective, comfortable with uncertainty, open, flexible, and adaptable. As champions for business models and practices that promote social equity and respect planetary boundaries, sustainable business leaders must understand how worldviews shape the actions of business, government, and citizens. In this course, students examine social systems and reflect on the foundational values and skills necessary to navigate these systems and advocate for change.

Prerequisite(s)

  • Acceptance into the Sustainable Business Advanced Certificate, Sustainable Business Leadership Advanced Diploma, or Bachelor of Business Administration program.

Credits

4.0

Domestic fees

$844.74 - $889.58 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2024

Below is one offering of BSUS 5130 for the Spring/Summer 2024 term.

CRN 67216

Duration

Wed Jul 03 - Wed Aug 21 (8 weeks)

  • 8 weeks
  • CRN 67216
  • Domestic fees $844.74
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jul 03 - Aug 21 Wed 18:30 - 20:30 Online
Jul 03 - Aug 21 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Alexandra Eady

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$844.74

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. Reserved for students registered in BCIT’s Sustainable Business or BBA programs. Sustainable Business students, can register themselves online. BBA students, please contact sbl@bcit.ca to register. Course includes a combination of live class time and independent online work each week
Status

Full

This course offering is full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Fall 2024

Below are two offerings of BSUS 5130 for the Fall 2024 term.

CRN 48256

Duration

Tue Sep 03 - Mon Dec 09 (14 weeks)

  • 14 weeks
  • CRN 48256
  • Domestic fees $861.83
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 03 - Dec 08 N/A N/A Online
Sep 09 - Dec 09 Mon 17:30 - 19:30 Online
Instructor

Keith Ippel

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$861.83

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. Reserved for Sustainable Business Leadership (SBL) and BBA students. SBL students are pre-approved to register. BBA students please email sbl@bcit.ca with your ID for departmental approval. If you are not enrolled in either of these programs at BCIT and are seeking special permission to register, please email sbl@bcit.ca Course includes a combination of live online (Zoom) and work-at-your-own pace online learning each week. There will be no live Zoom sessions on September 30, Oct 14, and Nov 11 due to statutory holidays. Please complete the assigned asynchronous online work during these weeks.
Status

CRN 47077

Duration

Wed Sep 04 - Wed Dec 11 (15 weeks)

  • 15 weeks
  • CRN 47077
  • Domestic fees $889.58
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 04 - Dec 11 Wed 17:30 - 19:20 Downtown DTC Rm. 420
Sep 04 - Dec 11 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Keith Ippel

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$889.58

Important information
  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  3. Reserved for Sustainable Business Leadership (SBL) and BBA students. SBL students are pre-approved to register. BBA students please email sbl@bcit.ca with your student ID for departmental approval. If your are not enrolled in either of these programs at BCIT and are seeking special permission to register, please email sbl@bcit.ca. Course includes a combination of live in-person and work-at-your-own pace online learning each week.
Status

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Reflect on the values of sustainable business leaders and articulate a personal values statement.
  • Identify the interpersonal skills of a sustainable business leader that build resilience in the face of uncertainty.
  • Describe the impact of ideology on the actions of business, government, and citizens.
  • Identify ambiguity, controversy, and complexity of worldviews and assess their impacts on business, society, and nature.
  • Compare traditional and contemporary approaches to business, the environment, and citizenship.
  • Evaluate credibility, context, evidence, and soundness of reasoning related to course themes.
  • Produce essays and oral presentations that evaluate aspects of the course material.
  • Produce persuasive written documents and oral arguments in class discussion that demonstrate skills in critical thinking, reading, and writing.

Effective as of Fall 2020

Related Programs

Sustainable Business Leadership: Skills and Values (BSUS 5130) is offered as a part of the following programs:

  • Indicates programs accepting international students.
  • Indicates programs with a co-op option.

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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