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Course outlines are provided here for your information and reference as they become available and have received the required approvals.

Available BCIT course outlines can be accessed by selecting the term, the course subject and the course number from the dropdown list(s) below. If outlines are available for your selected term and course, they will then be listed. If any of these steps don’t result in what you are looking for, it indicates that no outline is currently available. If you are looking for an outline from a current term please check back closer to the start of the course or consult another outline from a previous term.  Please keep in mind that the content from previous outlines may be different than current offerings of the course. For historical outlines not covered in this system please contact BCIT Library at 604-432-8370 to see if they have the outline you require.

The course outline is a statement of educational intent and direction, providing BCIT students with clear, concise, accurate and readily available information related to course content and administration. BCIT course outlines are governed by Policy 5403 and the creation of course outlines is subject to the procedure described in 5403-PR1.

Business Systems - BSYS


While no outlines currently exist for this course, below are the course learning outcomes/competencies.

Course Learning Outcomes/Competencies

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

  • Apply the criteria for planning and conducting a thorough and professional project study.
  • Develop a personal fact-finding interview style to extract needed information related to the study.
  • Differentiate between cause and effect when analysing a problem.
  • Develop a project plan and estimate time requirements.
  • Develop a Gantt chart.
  • Develop a Terms of Reference/Project Charter and appropriately modify it as the scope, objective(s) and criteria of evaluation evolve from data collection.
  • Apply the Terms of Reference/Project Charter in the planning and implementation of the study’s strategies.
  • Select and apply the appropriate fact-finding tools to record both the current and proposed processes and procedures.
  • Develop and implement an effective method of ongoing communications (including meetings) with the project sponsor and faculty advisor.
  • Implement a project plan and manage activities to stay on schedule.
  • Develop apply the skills required to work effectively as a team member on a project.
  • Maintain a project diary that describes both the attempted project processes and possible improvements in the process that might be used in another study.
  • Research and develop recommendations consistent with the Terms of Reference/Project Charter.
  • Select and use an appropriate report format and writing style in order to satisfy the project requirements.
  • Prepare and deliver an effective oral presentation.

Effective as of Fall 2020

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