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BUSA 1060 - Canadian Business and Society

Business Administration Part-time Studies Course

School of Business + Media

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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

$504.69 - $524.82 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Winter 2021

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

CRN 79104

Mon Jan 11 - Wed Apr 21 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 11 - Apr 21 Mon 13:30 - 16:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Izabela Lazar

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$504.69

Notes

  1. 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 February 15 (Family Day) or April 5 (Easter Monday). This is not a self-paced course. You will be expected to be available and online on the posted days and times shown on your registration schedule. It is important you have a stable and consistent internet connection to access course content. Course content, type and quality of assignments, and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. To be successful in this online course, plan to spend 7-10 hours per week on your studies, or more of it’s a condensed course, starting Week 1. Important course information will be sent to your myBCIT account prior to your course start date. For details on technology requirements, please refer to https://www.bcit.ca/files/business/pdf/bcit-sobm-byod.pdf. Please send any inquiries regarding this section to the Program Assistant, Sarah Chanway at schanway@bcit.ca. Read more Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  2. 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

Spring/Summer 2021

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2021 term.

CRN 61093

Mon May 03 - Mon Jul 26 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 03 - Jul 26 Mon 13:30 - 16:20 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Izabela Lazar

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$524.82

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. Please direct any inquiries to the Program Assistant, Sarah Chanway, at schanway@bcit.ca. No class May 24 due to statutory holiday (Victoria Day).
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

A portion of seats are temporarily held for domestic students. International students: this may impact your ability to register. Learn why.

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10 seats available as of Feb 25, 2021 11:58 pm (PST). Of these 10, 7 are currently reserved for domestic students only. Availability may change at any time.

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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