BUSA 3105 - Leadership 1 - People Skills
Part-time Studies Course
A dynamic course for new or aspiring supervisors. Students develop strong interpersonal skills and increase their awareness of the importance of people skills in today's organizations. Students develop critical core inter-personal skills along with individual performance through group interactions, role playing, lectures and practice sessions.
Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2018 term.
Sat May 26 - Sat Jun 23
Class Meeting Times
May 26 - Jun 23
09:00 - 17:00
Due the intensive nature of this course it is recommended that students have completed at least English 12 or
COMM 1103 to be successful.
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Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:
Describe the importance of the engagement in continuous learning to leadership.
Describe the importance of self- awareness and confidence to leadership effectiveness.
Describe the importance of and demonstrate the ability to engage in reflection.
Relate ethics and values to leadership effectiveness.
Explore the relationship of charisma to leadership.
Develop strategies to enhance resilience and encourage optimism.
Describe a model of emotional intelligence and its application to leadership.
Explain the influence of assumptions, perceptions and mental models on leadership effectiveness.
Demonstrate critical thinking skills.
Describe the significance of and strategies for networking.
Describe their individual response to conflict.
Acquire strategies to enhance conflict competence.
Increase awareness and appreciation of diversity.
Describe how to give effective feedback.
Describe and demonstrate the written communication skills fundamental to leadership effectiveness.
Distinguish between dialogue, debate and discussion.
Develop goal setting strategies.
Identify barriers to personal productivity and strategies to address the identified barriers.
Describe select theories of change.
Identify barriers to personal change and strategies for facilitating and supporting change.
Effective as of Winter 2017
Books & Supplies
The BCIT bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and
stationery. Please visit
bcit.ca/bookstore for more
Books for Spring/Summer 2018 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT
online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering
you are considering.
BCIT Downtown Campus Bookstore
If you are taking this course at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the
BCIT Downtown Campus Bookstore.
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Required 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.
Discovering the Leader in You: How to realize Your Leadership Potential
Sara N. King, David Altman, Robert J. Lee
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