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BSUS 5200 - Sustainable Business Leadership Consulting Project Development

Sustainable Business Part-time Studies Course

School of Business + Media

BCIT is planning for a substantial return to on-campus activity for the fall 2021 term as informed by BC Public Health Officer guidelines. Refer to each course listing for details.

Course Details

In this course, students help an industry client address a sustainable business challenge or advance a sustainable business innovation. This course is the first of a two-part capstone experience that continues with BSUS 5300. During this course, students work in teams to develop a Terms of Reference (TOR) in consultation with their client. Students complete secondary research to inform project background and scope, design project methodology drawing from applied consulting methods, and practice professional consulting skills through regular client interaction.

Prerequisite(s)

BSUS 5210 and BSUS 5130 and BSUS 5140 and OPMT 5120

Credits

6.0

Cost

$901.45

Winter 2022

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2022 term.

CRN 88242

Wed Jan 05 - Wed Mar 23 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 05 - Mar 23 Wed 17:30 - 19:20 DTC DTC Rm. 483
Jan 05 - Mar 23 Online

Instructor

Tessa Jordan

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$901.45

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. Reserved for students registered in the Sustainable Business Leadership Advanced Diploma

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate leadership and organizational skills by establishing work plans and priorities, setting realistic expectations, and completing objectives within a team environment.
  • Develop a Team Charter to guide teamwork.
  • Develop a project work plan with estimated time requirements; implement the work plan and manage activities to stay on schedule.
  • Develop and implement an effective method of ongoing communications (including meetings) with teammates and client.
  • Schedule and run meetings effectively and professionally.
  • Develop a Terms of Reference agreed to by project partners.
  • Conduct relevant secondary research, drawing on scientific, technical, and policy literature and employing appropriate critical analysis and assessment.
  • Select primary research tools and design primary research workflow to address a specific sustainable business problem within the boundaries of defined scope and available resources.

Effective as of Fall 2020

Related Programs

BSUS 5200 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. Sustainable Business Leadership
    Full-time   Advanced Diploma
  2. Sustainable Business Leadership
    Part-time   Advanced Diploma

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