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BUSA 4705 - Leading People and Teams Across Cultures

Business Administration Part-time Studies Course

School of Business + Media

BCIT is planning for a substantial return to on-campus activity for the fall 2021 term as informed by BC Public Health Officer guidelines. Refer to each course listing for details.

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

$591.33 - $628.16 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Fall 2021

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

CRN 46809

Tue Sep 07 - Sat Dec 04 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 07 - Dec 04 Online

Instructor

Svitlana Kominko

Course Outline

Cost

$591.33

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 and full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

CRN 46932

Tue Sep 14 - Tue Dec 07 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 14 - Dec 07 Tue 18:00 - 21:30 DTC DTC Rm. 686

Instructor

Todd Odgers

Course Outline

Cost

$616.73

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.

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

In Progress

Winter 2022

Below are two offerings of this course for the Winter 2022 term.

CRN 87252

Tue Jan 04 - Tue Mar 29 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Mar 29 Tue 18:00 - 21:30 DTC DTC Rm. 795

Instructor

Todd Odgers

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$616.73

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 05 - Wed Mar 30 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 05 - Mar 30 Wed 17:30 - 21:00 BBY SE06 Rm. 208

Instructor

Svitlana Kominko

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$628.16

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

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