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BUSA 4950 - Business Consulting Projects for Part-time Studies

Business Administration Part-time Studies Course

School of Business + Media

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Course Details

This is a course in the application of consulting skills and problem solving. The intent of the course is to provide students with a set of tools that will help them solve unstructured business problems using the skills and knowledge learned in the program in a real world setting.


Student must be enrolled in the Business Administration program, and must have maintained a 65% average, and must have program head approval to enter the course.





Winter 2021

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

CRN 84646

Sat Jan 16 - Mon May 31 14 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 16 Sat 10:00 - 16:00 Online Delivery
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Jan 30 Sat 10:00 - 16:00 Online Delivery
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Feb 13 Sat 10:00 - 16:00 Online Delivery
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Feb 27 Sat 10:00 - 16:00 Online Delivery
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Mar 06 Sat 10:00 - 16:00 Online Delivery
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Apr 17 - May 31 Sat 09:30 - 12:00 Online Delivery
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Jason Young

Course Outline




  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. The first meet and greet will be held on Nov 7 10:00 - 12:00. Registration is restricted to students enrolled in the Part-Time Business Administration Diploma Program. Student must have completed 90 credits of the program, with a 65% GPA to be considered. Please note this class is online. International students must obtain the “Co-op Visa” to take this course. Contact the International Student Centre at for more information. All registration must be approved through Pierre Matthee at or 604-451-6784. Requires Commitment to all dates (6 hours each) November 7, 2020 (Meet and Greet) (2 hours only) November 21, 2020 (Group Formation) (2 hours only) January 16, 30, February 13, 27, March 6, April 17, 2021 and 10 weeks of on-site work with the client.

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Apply business knowledge to solve a management problem in an organization.
  • Introduce stages of consulting process.
  • Create a project plan using project planning tools.
  • Manage a complex project using appropriate tools such as GANNT and work breakdown charts.
  • Design and use primary research instruments; select and summarize secondary research.
  • Analyze data from all six functional areas of organization management using appropriate diagnostic tools to develop alternative solutions, and determine a recommendation for the given management problem.
  • Introduce change management tools and concepts.
  • Demonstrate effective client communication skills through written and oral presentations.
  • Apply teamwork and relationship management skills in working with external clients, supervisory faculty, your consulting team, and other stakeholders.

Effective as of Fall 2019

Related Programs

BUSA 4950 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. Business Administration (Marketing Option)
    Part-time   Diploma


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