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BUSA 4705 - Leading People and Teams Across Cultures

Business Administration Part-time Studies Course

School of Business + Media

To support you and your education, BCIT is adapting applied learning in formats appropriate to the unfolding global situation. All PTS classes are being delivered in an online format unless you are notified otherwise.

Course Details

This course explores various frameworks and practical techniques in cross-cultural management in the global context. It exposes students to issues and problems that inevitably arise in international business when managers have to deal with culturally determined differences in values, attitudes and behaviours. The course assists students in developing intercultural competence, leadership and negotiation skills to successfully solve problems and gain on opportunities in a multicultural environment. While discovering own cultural identity and learning to identify cultural aspects of verbal and nonverbal behaviour of persons from different cultures, students come to recognize cultural differences that create challenging management situations. Specific topics include understanding the foundations of culture and cultural frameworks; motivation, leadership and decision making across cultures; negotiation and conflict resolution in global business settings; understanding organisational culture; leading multicultural teams and culturally diverse organisations. Students apply the acquired knowledge and gain relevant skills during hands-on activities such as scenario-based discussions and case studies.

Credits

4.0

Cost

$604.57 - $614.97 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Fall 2020

Below are three offerings of this course for the Fall 2020 term.

CRN 46809

Tue Sep 08 - Sat Dec 05 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 08 - Dec 05 Online Online Delivery

Instructor

Svitlana Kominko

Course Outline

Cost

$604.57

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Students must submit e-mail address when registering. To be successful in our online courses, plan to spend 7-10 hours per course each week on your studies, starting Week 1. Our courses are paced and highly interactive with participation requirements weekly. This online course is NOT self-paced. You must have an e-mail address and access to a computer capable of downloading basic documents. You are not required to be online at a specific time of the day; however you are required to submit all assignments on their due dates.
  3. 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

CRN 46932

Tue Sep 08 - Tue Dec 01 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 08 - Dec 01 Tue 18:00 - 21:30 DTC Online Delivery

Instructor

Todd Odgers

Course Outline

Cost

$604.97

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

CRN 46933

Wed Sep 09 - Wed Dec 09 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 09 - Dec 09 Wed 18:00 - 21:30 BBY Online Delivery

Instructor

Svitlana Kominko

Course Outline

Cost

$614.97

Notes

  1. No class on Wednesday November 11

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

Winter 2021

Below are two offerings of this course for the Winter 2021 term.

CRN 87252

Tue Jan 05 - Tue Mar 30 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 05 - Mar 30 Tue 18:00 - 21:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Todd Odgers

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$604.97

Notes

  1. Guided learning format.
  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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CRN 87283

Wed Jan 06 - Wed Mar 31 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 06 - Mar 31 Wed 17:30 - 21:00 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Svitlana Kominko

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$614.97

Notes

  1. 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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This section is only available for registration starting Wed, Oct 28 at 9:00 am (PDT)

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Learning Outcomes

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

  • Understand the importance of cross-cultural management, and of the major theoretical models and empirical studies which examine the impact of different national cultures on work and employment.
  • Recognize cultural dimensions and understand their effect on individuals, organisations and the business environment.
  • Acquire self and other awareness in terms of the pervasive, but hidden influence of culture on leadership/management behaviours and practices in a multicultural setting.
  • Apply theory to design effective managerial responses to cross-cultural situations at the interpersonal, team, and organisational levels.
  • Demonstrate intercultural competence and communicate effectively across cultures.
  • Develop familiarity with the common types of situations and issues that leaders and managers confront when working internationally.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2019

Related Programs

BUSA 4705 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. Business Administration
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Associate Certificate
  2. Business Administration (General Option)
    Part-time   Diploma
  3. Business Administration (Global Studies Option)
    Part-time   Diploma
  4. Business Administration (Human Resources Option)
    Part-time   Diploma
  5. Business Administration (Management Option)
    Part-time   Diploma
  6. Financial Management (Finance Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  7. Financial Management (Professional Accounting Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  8. International Trade and Transportation Logistics
    Part-time   Certificate
  9. Leadership
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  10. Operations Management (Industrial Engineering Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  11. Operations Management (Materials Management Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  12. Project Management
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  13. Quality and Process Management
    Part-time   Certificate

Books & Supplies

The BCIT bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and stationery. Please visit bcit.ca/bookstore for more information.

Fall 2020

Books for Fall 2020 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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Busa 4705 Readings Pkg (Jan 2020)
Author Busa : Kominko
Binding None
Price $43.95
Required

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Understanding Cross-Cultural Mgmt, 4Th Ed
Author Browaeys
Copyright 2019
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-29220-497-0
Price $99.95
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.

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Busa 4705 Readings Pkg (Jan 2020)
Author Busa : Kominko
Binding None
Price $43.95
Required

Image not available
Understanding Cross-Cultural Mgmt, 4Th Ed
Author Browaeys
Copyright 2019
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-29220-497-0
Price $99.95
Required

BCIT Burnaby Bookstore

If you are taking this course, but are not taking it through either Distance Education or Online Learning, nor at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Burnaby Bookstore.

Image not available
Busa 4705 Readings Pkg (Jan 2020)
Author Busa : Kominko
Binding None
Price $43.95
Required

Image not available
Understanding Cross-Cultural Mgmt, 4Th Ed
Author Browaeys
Copyright 2019
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-29220-497-0
Price $99.95
Required

Winter 2021

No information on books is currently available for Winter 2021 offerings of this course.

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