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BUSA 1005 - Introduction to Business

Business Administration 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

Introduces the external forces in the business environment and the resulting implications for organizations. Examines the place of business in BC and Canada. Focus is on the issues arising from government policies, economics, ethics, social environment, forms of businesses, and the basic components of business operations.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$478.84 - $515.67 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Fall 2021

Below are two offerings of this course for the Fall 2021 term.

CRN 31638

Tue Sep 07 - Sat Nov 27 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 07 - Nov 27 Online

Instructor

Ian Winter

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$478.84

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Students must submit e-mail address when registering. To be successful in our online courses, plan to spend 7-10 hours per course each week on your studies, starting Week 1. Our courses are paced and highly interactive with participation requirements weekly. This online course is NOT self-paced. You must have an e-mail address and access to a computer capable of downloading basic documents. You are not required to be online at a specific time of the day; however you are required to submit all assignments on their due dates.
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

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

In Progress

CRN 31282

Tue Sep 14 - Tue Nov 30 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 14 - Nov 30 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 BBY

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$515.67

Notes

  1. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This course offering has been cancelled. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Cancelled

Winter 2022

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

CRN 41383

Tue Jan 04 - Sat Mar 26 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Mar 26 Online

Instructor

Ian Winter

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$504.07

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Students must submit e-mail address when registering. To be successful in our online courses, plan to spend 7-10 hours per course each week on your studies, starting Week 1. Our courses are paced and highly interactive with participation requirements weekly. This online course is NOT self-paced. You must have an e-mail address and access to a computer capable of downloading basic documents. You are not required to be online at a specific time of the day; however you are required to submit all assignments on their due dates. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information. Is online learning for you? Please take a look at our FAQ pages www.bcit.ca/distance/faq.shtml and www.bcit.ca/distance/foryou.shtml
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

Learning Outcomes

The participants will gain an understanding of the interdependence between businesses and organizations and their environment (ex. political, economic, and social). The participants will understand the basic forms of business and the benefits of the different structures. A general overview will be gained of the basic components of most organizations and their functions.

Effective as of Fall 2003

Related Programs

BUSA 1005 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. E-commerce
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Associate Certificate
  2. Graphic Communications Technology Management
    Full-time   Diploma
  3. Leadership
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  4. Media Techniques for Business
    Part-time   Certificate

School of Health Sciences

  1. Advanced Safety Management
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Certificate
  2. Occupational Health and Safety Practitioners
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Associate Certificate

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