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BSUS 5130 - Sustainable Business Leadership: Skills and Values

Sustainable Business Part-time Studies Course

School of Business + Media

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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.

Credits

4.0

Cost

$809.11

Fall 2020

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2020 term.

CRN 47077

Wed Sep 09 - Wed Dec 16 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 09 - Dec 16 Wed 17:30 - 19:20 DTC Online Delivery
Sep 09 - Dec 16 Online Online Delivery

Instructor

Tessa Jordan

Course Outline

Cost

$809.11

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. Reserved for students registered in the Sustainable Business Leadership or the BBA program. Please email sbl@bcit.ca for departmental approval. If you are not enrolled in either of these programs at BCIT and are seeking special permission to register, please contact Program Head Tessa Jordan at Tessa_Jordan@BCIT.ca. 3. Course includes a combination of synchronous and asynchronous online learning each week.

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

In Progress and Full

Winter 2021

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2021 term.

CRN 88293

Wed Jan 06 - Wed Apr 14 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 06 - Apr 14 Wed 17:30 - 19:20 Online Delivery
See Notes below
Jan 06 - Apr 14 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Tessa Jordan

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$809.11

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. Please email bba@bcit.ca with your student ID for departmental approval. Course includes a combination of synchronous and asynchronous online learning each week.

A portion of seats are temporarily held for domestic students. International students: this may impact your ability to register. Learn why.

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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

BSUS 5130 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

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

Books & Supplies

The BCIT bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and stationery. Please visit bcit.ca/bookstore for more information.

Fall 2020

Books for Fall 2020 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Downtown Campus Bookstore

If you are taking this course at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Downtown Campus Bookstore.

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Manifesto For A Moral Revolution
Author Novogratz
Publisher Henry Holt
Copyright 2020
Binding Hardback
ISBN 978-1-25022-287-9
Price $28.95
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The Future We Choose: Surviving The Climate Crisis
Author Figueres
Publisher Knopf
Copyright 2020
Binding Hardback
ISBN 978-0-52565-835-1
Price $24.95
Required

Winter 2021

No information on books is currently available for Winter 2021 offerings of this course.

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