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BSUS 5200 - Sustainable Business Leadership Consulting Project Development

Sustainable Business Part-time Studies Course

School of Business + Media

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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 5110 and OPMT 5120 and BSUS 5130 and BSUS 5140

Credits

6.0

Cost

$884.11

Winter 2021

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

CRN 88242

Wed Jan 06 - Wed Mar 24 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 06 - Mar 24 Wed 19:30 - 21:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below
Jan 06 - Mar 24 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Alan Shapiro

Course Outline

Cost

$884.11

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. Reserved for Sustainable Business Leadership students who have completed the necessary prerequisites (BSUS 5110, BSUS 5130, BSUS 5140, and OPMT 5120) and are in their final two terms of completing the SBL Advanced Diploma. Please email sbl@bcit.ca to request approval or be added to the waitlist if the course is full

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

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Winter 2021

Books for Winter 2021 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

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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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Becoming A Sustainable Organization
Author Kohl
Publisher Auerbach
Copyright 2016
Binding Cloth
ISBN 978-1-49870-081-8
Price $236.95
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