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Sustainable Business Leadership: Skills and Values BSUS 5130

Sustainable Business Part-time Studies Course

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)

  • No prerequisites are required for this course.

Credits

4.0

Cost

$799.55 - $841.50 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2022

Below is one offering of BSUS 5130 for the Spring/Summer 2022 term.

CRN 67216

Duration

Thu Jul 07 - Thu Aug 25 (8 weeks)

  • 8 weeks
  • CRN 67216
  • $799.55
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jul 07 - Aug 25 Thu 18:30 - 20:30 Online
Instructor

Tessa Jordan

Course outline

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Cost

$799.55

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. Reserved for students registered in the Sustainable Business Leadership or the BBA program. BBA students, please email your student ID to SBL@bcit.ca for permission to register. If you are not enrolled in either of these programs at BCIT and are seeking special permission to register, email SBL@bcit.ca.
Status

In Progress

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

Fall 2022

Below are two offerings of BSUS 5130 for the Fall 2022 term.

CRN 48256

Duration

Tue Sep 06 - Tue Dec 13 (15 weeks)

  • 15 weeks
  • CRN 48256
  • $815.61
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 06 - Dec 13 Tue 19:30 - 21:20 Online
Sep 06 - Dec 13 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Tessa Jordan

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$815.61

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. Departmental approval needed. 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 the course is full, please email sbl@bcit.ca with your student ID to be added to the waitlist. Course includes a combination of synchronous and asynchronous online learning each week.
Status

CRN 47077

Duration

Wed Sep 07 - Wed Dec 14 (15 weeks)

  • 15 weeks
  • CRN 47077
  • $841.50
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 07 - Dec 14 Wed 17:30 - 19:20 Downtown DTC Rm. 483
Instructor

Tessa Jordan

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$841.50

Important information
  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. Reserved for students registered in the Sustainable Business Leadership or the BBA program. BBA students, please email your student ID to SBL@bcit.ca for permission to register. If you are not enrolled in either of these programs at BCIT and are seeking special permission to register, email SBL@bcit.ca. Course includes a combination of face-to-face and 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.

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:

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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