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BUSA 1005 - Introduction to Business

Business Administration Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

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

$484.40 - $491.54 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Winter 2019

Below are two offerings of this course for the Winter 2019 term.

CRN 16420

Mon Jan 07 - Mon Apr 01 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 07 - Apr 01 Mon 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE06 Rm. 112

Instructor

Kishore Anand

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$491.54

Notes

  1. No classes on Feb 18

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

In Progress

CRN 41383

Tue Jan 08 - Sat Mar 30 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 08 - Mar 30 Online

Instructor

Ian Winter

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$484.40

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

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

In Progress

Spring/Summer 2019

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2019 term.

CRN 25983

Tue Apr 09 - Sat Jun 29 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 09 - Jun 29 Online

Instructor

Ian Winter

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$484.40

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Students must submit email 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. Frequent contributions to asynchronous (not real time) online discussions is required to achieve a passing final grade. 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.

This section is only available for registration starting Wed, Feb 20 at 9:00 am (PST)

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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

  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

Books & Supplies

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

Winter 2019

Books for Winter 2019 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Distance & Online Learning Bookstore

If you are taking this course through either Distance Education or Online Learning, please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Distance & Online Learning Bookstore.

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Cei Digital: Understanding Canadian Business W Connect, 9Th Ed
Author Nickels
Binding Digital Version
ISBN 978-1-25908-730-1
Price $89.00
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Understanding Canadian Business
Author Nickels
Publisher Mcg/Cn
Copyright 2016
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-25925-731-5
Price $186.50
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BCIT Burnaby Bookstore

If you are taking this course, but are not taking it through either Distance Education or Online Learning, nor at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Burnaby Bookstore.

Image not available
Cei Digital: Understanding Canadian Business W Connect, 9Th Ed
Author Nickels
Binding Digital Version
ISBN 978-1-25908-730-1
Price $89.00
Choose One

Image not available
Understanding Canadian Business
Author Nickels
Publisher Mcg/Cn
Copyright 2016
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-25925-731-5
Price $186.50
Choose One

Spring/Summer 2019

No information on books is currently available for Spring/Summer 2019 offerings of this course.

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