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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

$480.71

Spring/Summer 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2018 term.

CRN 61093

Mon May 07 - Mon Aug 13 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 07 - Aug 13 Mon 13:30 - 16:20 BBY NE01 Rm. 209

Instructor

Izabela Lazar

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$480.71

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. This section is for students attending the full-time BMS program ONLY. Please contact Ron Kessler at Ron_Kessler@bcit.ca if you have any questions. Please note: There will be no class on Monday, May 22rd (Victoria Day), and on Monday July 3 (Canada Day in lieu).

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, 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 behaviour in Canadian society and in studying at BCIT.
    • Describe appropriate behaviour 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, 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.
    • Understand 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 peoples work.
    • Use stress and management techniques in their daily work at BCIT

Effective as of Winter 2011

Related Programs

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

School of Business

  1. Business Management Studies (BMS)
    Full-time   Associate Certificate

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