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BUSA 1060 - Canadian Business and Society

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

This course introduces students to basic Canadian educational, cultural, business, legal and ethical issues for dealing with Canadian business and society. Students will also be introduced to the requirements of studying in the School of Business at BCIT. Students will be taken to some Canadian businesses for a chance to see Canadian businesses first hand.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$515.67 - $536.20 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Fall 2021

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

CRN 38436

Mon Sep 13 - Mon Dec 06 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 13 - Dec 06 Mon 13:30 - 16:20 BBY NE01 Rm. 325

Instructor

Izabela Lazar

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$536.20

Notes

  1. This section is part of the Business Fundamentals (BFUN) Program (www.bcit.ca/study/programs/7985acert). As this is the case, the course will be taught in a way that accommodates the needs of English Language Learners. If you have any questions, please contact the Program Assistant, Sarah Chanway at schanway@bcit.ca. No class October 11 (Thanksgiving)

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

Winter 2022

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

CRN 79104

Mon Jan 10 - Mon Apr 04 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 10 - Apr 04 Mon 13:30 - 16:30 BBY NE01 Rm. 320

Instructor

Izabela Lazar

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$515.67

Notes

  1. No class February 21, 2021 (Family Day). Please note that this section is part of the Business Fundamentals (BFUN) Program (www.bcit.ca/study/programs/7985acert). As this is the case, the course will be taught in a way that accommodates the needs of English Language Learners. Please direct any questions to the Program Assistant, Sarah Chanway at schanway@bcit.ca.

This course offering is full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Full

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Describe Canadian cultural, business, political and legal structures.
    • Use Canadian cultural norms in their interactions with other students, faculty and business community.
    • Contrast Canadian business legal requirements, such as taxation, union rights and employment standards, with those in their country of origin.
    • Describe the general features of the Canadian political system.
    • Describe the basic economic features of the Canadian economy.
    • Interact with business managers in business settings.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of appropriate ethical behaviours in Canadian society and in studying at BCIT.
    • Describe appropriate behaviours around plagiarism, cheating and the facilitation of those behaviours in studying at BCIT.
    • Explain how Canadian business practice differs from business practices in other countries in regard to copyright and patent infringement, unfair business practices, and warranty and certification requirements.
  • Adapt their basic study and research skills for studying at BCIT.
    • Reflect on their own learning skills and how they differ from what is expected here at BCIT.
    • Use basic group and presentation skills in the class.
    • Follow the norms of studying in BCIT's intensive set system.
    • Develop appropriate research skills for finding information, including an understanding of how to annotate other people’s work.
    • Use stress and management techniques in their daily work at BCIT

Effective as of Fall 2018

Related Programs

BUSA 1060 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. Business Fundamentals
    Full-time   Associate Certificate

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