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BUSA 1060 - Canadian Business and Society

Business Administration Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

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

$522.79

Fall 2019

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

CRN 38436

Mon Sep 09 - Mon Dec 09 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 09 - Dec 09 Mon 13:30 - 16:20 BBY NE28 Rm. 101C

Instructor

Izabela Lazar

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$522.79

Notes

  1. This class was previously called BUSA 0600 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. No class October 14 or November 11 due to stat holidays.

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

In Progress

CRN 39453

Tue Sep 10 - Tue Nov 26 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 10 - Nov 26 Tue 08:30 - 11:20 BBY NE01 Rm. 338

Instructor

Izabela Lazar

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$522.79

Notes

  1. This class was previously called BUSA 0600 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. No class October 14 or November 11 due to stat holidays.

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

In Progress

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‚Äôs work.
    • Use stress and management techniques in their daily work at BCIT

Effective as of Fall 2018

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